Financial Markets

Asian shares advance on US-China trade hopes

Apr 15, 2019

Asian markets advance on signs that the U.S. and China are closing in on a trade deal after months of negotiations

China, Japan tout 'recovered' ties amid global uncertainty

Apr 14, 2019

Japan's foreign minister says China and Japan have the opportunity to "take charge of the economic field" during a time of worldwide uncertainty

Finance officials pledge cooperation, but tensions persist

Apr 14, 2019

Global finance officials are pledging closer cooperation in efforts to lift the world economy out its current slowdown

Pompeo prioritizes Venezuela crisis on Latin American tour

Apr 13, 2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making the economic and political crisis in Venezuela a central theme of his four-day Latin America tour

AP FACT CHECK: Trump knew WikiLeaks until he didn't

Apr 13, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: Trump knew WikiLeaks until he didn't, and other flips and faux pas from the president

How the major US stock indexes fared Friday

Apr 12, 2019

Stocks closed broadly higher Friday, giving the S&P 500 index its third weekly gain in a row and putting it within reach of the record high it hit last September

Markets Right Now: S&P 500 notches 3rd straight weekly gain

Apr 12, 2019

Stocks are closing broadly higher on Wall Street, giving the S&P 500 index its third weekly gain in a row and putting it within reach of the record high it hit last September.

Leading finance officials acknowledge global slowdown

Apr 12, 2019

Finance officials from the world's major powers acknowledged Friday that the global economy is in a slowdown

Banks push US stocks higher after reporting solid profits

Apr 12, 2019

US stocks are marching broadly higher on Wall Street after banks reported solid quarterly results

Global stocks rise after China reports stronger exports

Apr 12, 2019

Global stocks rise after China reported March exports rebounded from a contraction

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