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TOKYO | Asian shares lower after Wall Street falls over oil concerns

TOKYO — Asian shares were mostly lower Wednesday, after the steepest drop in oil prices in more than three years put investors in a selling mood on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 inched down 0.1 percent to 21,779.22 in early trading, while Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 lost 1.3 percent to 5,759.90. South Korea’s … Continue reading TOKYO | Asian shares lower after Wall Street falls over oil concerns

TOKYO | Global stocks mostly slip on continuing global trade worries

TOKYO — Global stocks mostly slipped Monday as investors continued to worry about global trade and prospects for economic growth. The price of oil rose amid tensions over Saudi Arabia, a major crude exporter. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 lost 0.2 percent to 5,087, while Britain’s FTSE 100 was down 0.1 percent at 6,989. Germany’s … Continue reading TOKYO | Global stocks mostly slip on continuing global trade worries

SINGAPORE | Asian stocks mixed on trade worries, weak Chinese data

SINGAPORE  — Asian shares were mixed on Tuesday as the lack of new leads following a U.S. market holiday kept trade worries and slowing Chinese manufacturing activity in the spotlight. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.1 percent to 22,693.17, while the Kospi in South Korea gained 0.4 percent to 2,315.04. Hong Kong’s Hang … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks mixed on trade worries, weak Chinese data

SINGAPORE | Asian stocks fall on trade worries, weak Chinese data

SINGAPORE— Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday as the lack of new leads following a U.S. market holiday meant that trade worries and slowing Chinese manufacturing activity stayed in the spotlight. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.1 percent to 22,697.08. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng dropped less than 0.1 percent to 27,701.03, and the … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks fall on trade worries, weak Chinese data

TOKYO | Global shares mixed amid concern over US-Canada trade

TOKYO — European stock markets mostly rose on Monday, after Asia closed lower, amid worries about trade friction between the U.S. and Canada and subdued investor activity due to a U.S. holiday. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 was up 0.1 percent to 5,410, while Germany’s DAX lost 0.2 percent to 12,338. Britain’s FTSE 100 gained … Continue reading TOKYO | Global shares mixed amid concern over US-Canada trade

NEW YORK | US-China trade worries send global stocks lower

NEW YORK — World stocks indexes are falling Thursday after the Trump administration said it will consider an even higher tax rate of 25 percent on $200 billion in imports from China, raising the stakes in the trade war between the two largest economies. In the U.S. most groups of stocks are lower, with energy … Continue reading NEW YORK | US-China trade worries send global stocks lower

NEW YORK | US stocks rise again as trade worries take back seat

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks climbed with other markets on Monday as worries about trade tensions between the United States and the rest of the world took a back seat. The world’s two largest economies took their biggest steps yet on Friday in a brewing global trade war after the United States and China imposed … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks rise again as trade worries take back seat

SEOUL, South Korea | Asian shares fall back on trade worries, tech outlook

SEOUL, South Korea   | April 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Shares are lower in Asia after a major supplier to Apple forecast continued weak demand for mobile devices. A warning by the head of the IMF over the potential for trade tensions to harm global growth also weighed on sentiment. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 edged 0.1 … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | Asian shares fall back on trade worries, tech outlook