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SINGAPORE | World stocks slip with few leads from US-China talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mostly lower on Friday in the absence of good news as the U.S. and China concluded yet another round of trade talks in Beijing. France’s CAC 40 rose 0.4 percent to 5,080.31 while the DAX in Germany dipped 0.4 percent to 11,044.17. Britain’s FTSE 100 edged up 0.1 percent … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World stocks slip with few leads from US-China talks

SINGAPORE | Stocks move higher as US, China begin talks on tariffs war

SINGAPORE (AP) — European shares rose Thursday and Wall Street was set to open higher after the U.S. and China kicked off two days of trade talks in Beijing. The aim is to forestall further tariff hikes in a bruising dispute over Beijing’s technology policies. In Europe, France’s CAC 40 gained 0.7 percent to 5,110 … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Stocks move higher as US, China begin talks on tariffs war

BANGKOK | Asian shares higher following strong gains on Wall Street

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares have advanced in Asia following a rally on Wall Street led by technology companies. There was little if any immediate reaction to President Donald Trump‘s State of the Union address. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index gained 0.1 percent to 20,874.06 early Wednesday. Australia’s S&P ASX 200 rose 0.3 percent, helped by buying … Continue reading BANGKOK | Asian shares higher following strong gains on Wall Street

Asia shares lower, most markets closed for Lunar New Year

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares are lower in most markets open in Asia with much of the region taking a break for the Lunar New Year. Shares edged lower in Japan and India on Tuesday but surged 2.1 percent in Australia following a report on banking malpractices that was less severe than anticipated. The weak showing … Continue reading Asia shares lower, most markets closed for Lunar New Year

Google parent beats Q4 estimates, stock still drops

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google parent company Alphabet beat Wall Street expectations for its fourth quarter earnings Monday, although its stock slid in after-hours trading over investor concerns about increased spending. Alphabet swung to a profit of $8.9 billion, up from a $3 billion loss in the same period a year ago due to the … Continue reading Google parent beats Q4 estimates, stock still drops

Investor News: Solid jobs report sends stocks mostly higher on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are mostly higher in morning trading on Wall Street Friday after a surge in hiring in January was tempered by a weak revenue forecast by Amazon. The solid jobs report came a day after investors got encouraging news from the Federal Reserve, which confirmed that it will be “patient” in … Continue reading Investor News: Solid jobs report sends stocks mostly higher on Wall Street

SINGAPORE | Japan rebounds, Asia jumps on US data as trade talks begin

SINGAPORE —January 06, 2019— Asian markets were broadly higher on Monday after strong U.S. jobs data lifted indexes on Wall Street. All eyes are on trade talks in Beijing, where American and Chinese officials are trying to resolve a trade dispute that threatens to worsen an economic slowdown and put a drag on the global … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Japan rebounds, Asia jumps on US data as trade talks begin

SINGAPORE | Stocks bounce back on US-China hopes; eyes on US jobs data

SINGAPORE—Jan 04, 2019— Global stocks rose Friday and Wall Street was set to open higher after heavy losses this week, as investors welcomed news of trade talks between the U.S. and China and braced for U.S. jobs data. European shares recouped losses from a day earlier, with Germany’s DAX gaining 1.8 percent to 10,604 and … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Stocks bounce back on US-China hopes; eyes on US jobs data