Financial Markets

Brazil to increase capacity to help Venezuelan migrants.

Apr 18, 2018

Brazil is increasing its capacity to help migrants crossing the border from Venezuela to escape the economic and political crisis affecting their country

Global stocks rise after Wall Street gains for 2nd day

Apr 18, 2018

Global stocks have followed Wall Street higher despite a Chinese tariff hike on U.S. sorghum in a swelling trade dispute

Drop in UK inflation raises doubts over rate hike

Apr 18, 2018

Inflation in Britain unexpectedly fell in March, suggesting that the Brexit vote's boost to prices is running its course and raising questions as to whether the Bank of England will raise interest rates again this month.

Markets Right Now: Stocks close higher, extending gains

Apr 17, 2018

Stocks are closing broadly higher as the market builds on its gains from a day earlier.

US stocks add to gains as company earnings reports impress

Apr 17, 2018

U.S. stocks are solidly higher in late-afternoon trading, placing the market on course to finish with a gain for the second straight day

IMF: A major trade rift could imperil solid global economy

Apr 17, 2018

IMF, on eve of meetings, foresees bright outlook for US and global economies this year

Britain's famed Queen Elizabeth 2 ship now a hotel in Dubai

Apr 17, 2018

Britain's famed Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise ship will finally open as a floating luxury hotel moored off Dubai nearly a decade after her last ocean voyage

Global stocks turn higher on upbeat corporate earnings

Apr 17, 2018

Global shares are mixed amid persisting worries over trade tensions between China and the U.S.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tax-form claims are exaggerated

Apr 17, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump promises a one-page tax form for next year that's basically already in use, backs away from old promise of a card-size form

Asian shares flat to slightly higher as geopolitics weigh

Apr 17, 2018

Asian shares flat to slightly higher as China reports 1Q GDP expanded 6.8 percent

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