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SINGAPORE  | World stocks push past growth worries in China, Italy

SINGAPORE  — World markets rose on Monday, brushing off lagging Chinese growth and a downgrade in Italy’s credit rating after its lawmakers approved a budget plan with room for a higher deficit. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX added 0.5 percent to 11,612.90 and France’s CAC-40 was 0.2 percent higher at 5,096.74. Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.4 … Continue reading SINGAPORE  | World stocks push past growth worries in China, Italy

SINGAPORE | Asian shares gain, but inflation drags on Chinese benchmarks

SINGAPORE  — Asian markets were mostly higher on Tuesday, though Chinese benchmarks fell after the government reported inflation rose for a fourth straight month. Hopes that President Donald Trump may meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in November lifted sentiment. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 jumped 1.3 percent … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares gain, but inflation drags on Chinese benchmarks

Stock market experts say this is a stumble, not a plunge

Woah, what was that? After months of relative calm, Wall Street has been jolted by a sudden run of turbulent trading. The swoon wiped more than 1,300 points from the Dow Jones Industrial Average over two days and dragged the benchmark S&P 500 index down more than 5 percent. The VIX index, which measures how … Continue reading Stock market experts say this is a stumble, not a plunge

NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stock open sharply higher on Wall Street

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening sharply higher on Wall Street following a two-day rout that shattered a long period of calm on the market. Big technology and consumer-focused companies, which took some of the worst losses earlier this week, were solidly higher … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: Stock open sharply higher on Wall Street

LOS ANGELES | High-flying tech stocks at forefront of Wall Street’s slump

LOS ANGELES — Technology and internet stocks have led the way for much of Wall Street’s bull market run, propelling the stocks of big names like Apple, Amazon and Google’s parent company sharply higher along the way. Now those high-flying stocks are at the forefront of a wave of selling as investors fret about the … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | High-flying tech stocks at forefront of Wall Street’s slump

TOKYO | Global shares mixed in muted trading amid growth fears

TOKYO — Global shares were mixed in muted trading Wednesday amid continuing worries about trade tensions and slowing global economic growth. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 shed 0.5 percent in early trading to 5,292.91, while Germany‘s DAX fell nearly 0.3 percent at 11,943.71. Britain’s FTSE 100 edged down nearly 0.2 percent to 7,224.29. U.S. shares … Continue reading TOKYO | Global shares mixed in muted trading amid growth fears

BANGKOK | Asian shares turn lower after strong day on Wall Street

BANGKOK  — Shares fell Thursday in Asia despite a strong day on Wall Street that was spurred by encouraging signs on U.S. hiring and growth in the service sector. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong‘s Hang Seng index sank 1.8 percent to 26,612.23 and Japan’s Nikkei 225 index lost 0.7 percent to 23,941.51. The Kospi in South … Continue reading BANGKOK | Asian shares turn lower after strong day on Wall Street