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China's Central Bank Governor Yi Gang gestures as he speaks during a press conference on the sideline of the National People's Congress at the media center in Beijing, Sunday, March 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
March 10, 2019 - 1:00 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank governor on Sunday affirmed an official promise to avoid manipulating its currency to boost exports, an issue he said American and Chinese negotiators discussed in their latest talks aimed at ending a tariff war. Yi Gang gave no indication the two sides reached...
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FILE- In this Tuesday, March 5, 2019, file photo specialist Matthew Grenier works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Friday, March 8. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 08, 2019 - 4:56 pm
Another wave of selling on Wall Street Friday left the S&P 500 with its worst weekly showing since January and its eighth loss in the last nine days. The sell-off, which lost some strength toward the end of the day, followed a surprisingly weak jobs report and more signs that the global economy...
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A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Friday, March 8, 2019. Asian markets tumbled Friday on fears that the U.S. and China may not be as close to a trade deal as President Donald Trump hopes. Selling was also fueled by worries about the global economy ahead of Chinese trade data.(AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
March 08, 2019 - 7:09 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Shanghai led a retreat in world markets on Friday amid worries that the U.S. and China may not be as close to a trade deal as President Donald Trump has suggested. Selling picked up after China reported that its exports plunged more than 20 percent in February from a year earlier...
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Dark clouds hang over the city with its bank buildings in Frankfurt, Germany, on a windy Thursday morning, March 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
March 07, 2019 - 8:56 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank took unexpectedly quick action Thursday to support a weakening economy, pushing back the earliest date of interest rate increases and announcing a new round of cheap loans to banks. The bank said Thursday after its regular policy meeting that it...
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A man stands next to an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, March 7, 2019. Asian shares are mostly lower as optimism about progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China started wearing off. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
March 07, 2019 - 4:57 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly lower Thursday as optimism about progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China appeared to be wearing thin. France's CAC 40 slipped 0.3 percent in early trading to 5,271.03, while Germany's DAX lost 0.5 percent to 11,534.74. Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.4...
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People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Asian markets were mostly higher Wednesday after a listless day of modest losses on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
March 06, 2019 - 7:13 am
BANGKOK (AP) — World stock markets mostly turned lower on Wednesday on concerns for global growth and after another round of talks on Britain's exit from the European Union proved inconclusive. Germany's DAX fell 0.2 percent to 11,594 while the CAC40 in France declined 0.1 percent, to 5,290 after...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Asian markets were mostly higher Wednesday after a listless day of modest losses on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
March 05, 2019 - 11:41 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher Wednesday after a listless day of modest losses on Wall Street. Chinese benchmarks led the advance, lifted by promises the legislature will enact measures to open the economy and cool trade tensions. The Shanghai Composite index jumped 0.9 percent to...
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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Shares have declined in most Asian markets, tracking an overnight sell-off on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
March 05, 2019 - 7:05 am
BANGKOK (AP) — World shares were mixed Tuesday, with European benchmarks mostly retreating by midday. But markets in China gained after the government set a 6-6.5 percent growth target for this year, suggesting strong government support for the economy. Germany's DAX slid 0.1 percent to 11,579 and...
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FILE- In this Nov. 20, 2018, file photo an American flag flies outside New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street following reports that the U.S. and China are getting closer to a deal on trade. Technology stocks, industrial and internet companies were among the biggest gainers in early trading Monday, March 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
March 04, 2019 - 11:21 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares have declined in most Asian markets, tracking an overnight sell-off on Wall Street. But stocks in Shanghai and Shenzhen advanced early Tuesday after the government set an ambitious target for growth this year that implies strong government support for the economy. The Shanghai...
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A currency trader watches computer monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 4, 2019. Asian stocks rose Monday after news reports said Washington and Beijing are close to reaching an agreement as early as this month to end their costly tariff war. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
March 04, 2019 - 7:20 am
BEIJING (AP) — Most global stocks rose Monday after news reports said Washington and Beijing are close to an agreement to end their costly tariff war. Benchmarks in London, Frankfurt, Shanghai and Tokyo advanced after Bloomberg News and The Wall Street Journal, citing unidentified sources, said...
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