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BEIJING | Asian stocks sink after Wall Street dives on rate hike

BEIJING — Asian stock markets sank Thursday after the Federal Reserve raised U.S. interest rates and Wall Street dived to a 15-month low. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index fell 1.7 percent to 20,631.45 points and the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.4 percent to 2,538.79. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng retreated 0.4 percent to 25,748.54 and … Continue reading BEIJING | Asian stocks sink after Wall Street dives on rate hike

LONDON | Global stocks give up chunk of US-China trade truce gains

LONDON — Global stock markets gave up Tuesday many of the gains they recorded in the previous session when a 90-day trade tariff truce between the U.S. and China shored up investor sentiment. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany’s DAX was down 0.8 percent to 11,377 while France’s CAC 40 fell 0.8 percent to 5,016. The … Continue reading LONDON | Global stocks give up chunk of US-China trade truce gains

BEIJING | Asian stocks gain after Fed chief hits rate rises may slow

BEIJING— Asian stocks followed Wall Street higher on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggested the pace of interest rate increases might slow. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.6 percent to 2,605.27 and Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 advanced 0.9 percent to 22,378.46. Seoul’s Kospi added 0.5 percent to 2,118.10 and Sydney’s S&P-ASX … Continue reading BEIJING | Asian stocks gain after Fed chief hits rate rises may slow

BEIJING | Asian stocks slide after Wall Street losses, Nissan arrest

BEIJING — Asian stocks slid Tuesday after tech losses dragged down Wall Street and Nissan’s chairman was arrested on charges of financial misconduct. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 1 percent to 2,675.69 and Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 lost 0.9 percent to 21,633.54. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng retreated 1.3 percent to 26,023.02 and Seoul’s Kospi … Continue reading BEIJING | Asian stocks slide after Wall Street losses, Nissan arrest

BEIJING | Stocks mostly rise but Europe weighed down by Brexit discord

BEIJING— Global stock markets mostly rose Thursday, though European indexes and the pound sagged as discord within the British government threatened a newly agreed Brexit deal. KEEPING SCORE: German‘s DAX was flat at 11,417 and France’s CAC 40 shed 0.3 percent to 5,054. London’s FTSE 100 gained 0.1 percent to 7,038, as a sharp drop … Continue reading BEIJING | Stocks mostly rise but Europe weighed down by Brexit discord

BEIJING | Global stocks higher after Wall Street fall, Brexit approval

BEIJING— Most global stock markets rebounded Thursday after Britain’s Cabinet endorsed a draft agreement to leave the European Union and Wall Street fell. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, London’s FTSE 100 gained 0.5 percent to 7,071.60 and German’s DAX advanced 0.5 percent to 11,473.84. France’s CAC 40 rose 0.5 percent to 5,094.94. On Wednesday, the … Continue reading BEIJING | Global stocks higher after Wall Street fall, Brexit approval

SINGAPORE | Stock markets subdued as oil rises, breaking losing streak

SINGAPORE  — Global markets were subdued Monday as the price of oil rose and investors looked to the release of economic data by the U.S. and China that could show the effects of a trade dispute between the world’s two biggest economies. KEEPING SCORE: Germany‘s DAX lost 0.8 percent to 11,442 while Britain’s FTSE 100 … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Stock markets subdued as oil rises, breaking losing streak

BEIJING | Global stocks, oil slip after Fed points to more rate hikes

BEIJING — Global stocks and the price of oil fell Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve suggested it will keep raising interest rates, tightening the supply of money that has supported markets in recent years. KEEPING SCORE: Germany‘s DAX lost 0.7 percent to 11,442 and France’s CAC 40 lost 1.1 percent to 5,077. London’s FTSE … Continue reading BEIJING | Global stocks, oil slip after Fed points to more rate hikes