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Tech companies, banks pull US stocks lower; Oil up

U.S. stocks have turned lower in morning trading, erasing a modest early rally and extending the market’s losses from a day earlier. Technology stocks and banks were taking some of the heaviest losses, outweighing gains in industrial companies and other sectors. Energy stocks gave up an early gain even as crude oil prices, which have … Continue reading Tech companies, banks pull US stocks lower; Oil up

SINGAPORE | Chinese market drop leads world stocks lower

SINGAPORE— A sharp drop in Chinese stocks led global markets broadly lower on Tuesday, as investors digest the impact of trade tensions on the country as well as other geopolitical worries, such as Italy’s debt problems. After the Shanghai index closed down 2.3 percent at 2,594.83, European markets traded lower. Germany’s DAX slipped 1.8 percent … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Chinese market drop leads world stocks lower

SEOUL, South Korea  | Asian stocks mixed as investors digest US, Japan data

SEOUL, South Korea  — Asian stocks were mixed on Thursday after strong factory data from the U.S. helped spur gains overnight on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Investors shrugged off a report Thursday of weak machinery orders in Japan a day after growth data came in lower than expected, with the Nikkei 225 index jumping 0.7 … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea  | Asian stocks mixed as investors digest US, Japan data