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Specialist Edward Loggie works at his post as a television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the decision of the Federal Reserve, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. The Fed's key short-term rate is rising by a quarter-point to a still-low range of 0.75 percent to 1 percent. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 16, 2017 - 1:59 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Thursday following a U.S. rate hike and a Eurosceptic party's defeat in Dutch elections. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index advanced less than 0.1 percent to 19,585.57 and the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.7 percent to 3,264.75. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added...
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Specialist Edward Loggie works at his post as a television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the decision of the Federal Reserve, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. The Fed's key short-term rate is rising by a quarter-point to a still-low range of 0.75 percent to 1 percent. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 16, 2017 - 1:58 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Thursday following a U.S. rate hike and a Eurosceptic party's defeat in Dutch elections. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index advanced less than 0.1 percent to 19,585.57 and the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.7 percent to 3,264.75. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added...
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference in Washington, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. The Federal Reserve is raising its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months and signaling that any further hikes this year will be gradual. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 15, 2017 - 3:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local): ___ 3:15 p.m. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says Federal Reserve officials have not had a detailed discussion yet about the possible economic impacts of President Donald Trump's economic program. She...
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Specialist Anthony Rinaldi works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Stocks around the world pulled back Tuesday as investors wait to hear from the Federal Reserve, which is beginning a two-day policy meeting on interest rates. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 15, 2017 - 6:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local): 6:00 a.m. Trading in stock markets is cautious and the dollar is slightly weaker as investors look ahead to an expected interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve. Because the increase is widely...
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Asian stock markets drifted in slow trading on Tuesday as investors awaited the outcome of the Federal Reserve's meeting and a batch of economic and political events later this week. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 14, 2017 - 5:30 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets drifted in slow trading on Tuesday as investors awaited the outcome of the Federal Reserve's meeting, and a batch of economic and political events later this week. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 added 0.1 percent to 7,373.68 while France's CAC 40...
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Women walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, March 13, 2017. Shares started the week on a high note in Asia on Monday after a strong U.S. jobs report helped drive benchmarks higher on Wall Street. A report of weakness in machinery orders in January cast a pall over trading in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
March 13, 2017 - 9:02 am
LONDON (AP) — European stock markets eked out some modest gains Monday after a strong U.S. jobs report helped Wall Street end last week on a high note. However a welter of potential "event risks" this week kept sentiment in check. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX rose 0.2 percent to 11,985...
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Women walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, March 13, 2017. Shares started the week on a high note in Asia on Monday after a strong U.S. jobs report helped drive benchmarks higher on Wall Street. A report of weakness in machinery orders in January cast a pall over trading in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
March 13, 2017 - 2:55 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares advanced Monday after a strong U.S. jobs report helped Wall Street benchmarks end the week on a high note. Chinese shares gained as officials talked up the economy on the sidelines of the national legislative session. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 stock index rose 0.2...
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FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo, shows a Wall Street street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets remained firm Friday, March 10, 2017, after another set of strong U.S. jobs figures cemented market expectations that the Federal Reserve will be confident enough about the state of the U.S. economy to raise interest rates again in the following week. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 10, 2017 - 10:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are making widespread gains Friday morning after a strong February jobs report. Technology and industrial companies are rising more than the rest of the market, but the gains are relatively broad as investors expect the pickup in hiring to translate into more spending...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm showing Tokyo's Nikkei 225 stock index in Tokyo, Friday, March 10, 2017. Asian stock markets were mostly higher, led by Japan, on Friday as investors awaited the U.S. employment report. South Korean stocks rose slightly after the Constitutional Court decided to remove the country’s president for the first time in history. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 09, 2017 - 11:04 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Friday as a weaker yen pushed Tokyo's benchmark higher. South Korea's Kospi edged higher after the Constitutional Court decided to remove the country's president for the first time in history. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 jumped 1.3...
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Men walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Asian stocks declined Wednesday after Wall Street retreated for a second day following President Donald Trump's comments about reducing drug prices. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 08, 2017 - 12:30 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street retreated for a second straight day following President Donald Trump's comments about reducing drug prices. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index shed 0.5 percent to 19,240.85 and the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.1...
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