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NEW YORK | The Latest: Markets turn lower after Fed raises rates

NEW YORK — The Latest on the Federal Reserve‘s monetary policy meeting (all times local): 3:17 p.m. The stock market gave up an early gain and was broadly lower in afternoon trading after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates and said it would continue to raise rates next year. The decision announced Wednesday may not … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Markets turn lower after Fed raises rates

TOKYO | Asian shares steady as Beijing calms US-China trade row

TOKYO — Asian shares are moderately higher as worries over U.S.-China trade friction were calmed by conciliatory comments from Beijing. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.8 percent to 21,678.68, and Australia‘s S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.4 percent to 5,681.50. South Korea’s Kospi rose 0.3 percent to 2,075.76. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng edged 0.1 percent … Continue reading TOKYO | Asian shares steady as Beijing calms US-China trade row