Asian stocks rise on hopes U.S., China will unwind dispute

Business 11/26/18, 01:40

Asian shares were mostly higher Monday on hopes that President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will unwind a blistering trade dispute at a meeting this week. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225, reopening after a holiday, added 0.8 percent to 21,812.00. South Korea's Kospi jumped 1.1 percent to ...

Markets Q&A: Stocks slide into another ‘correction’

Tech 11/23/18, 16:12

For the second time this year, stocks have gone into what's known on Wall Street as a correction — a drop of 10 percent or more from a recent high. As of Friday's close, the benchmark S&P 500 index has dropped 298 points, or 10.2 percent, since reaching a record high ...

Asia shares mixed on uncertainty over trade tensions

Asia & Pacific 11/16/18, 01:51

Shares were mixed in Asia on Friday on revived concerns over the prospects for a breakthrough in trade tensions between the U.S. and China. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost 0.6 percent to 21,667.72 while the Hang Seng in Hong Kong added 0.1 percent to 26,136.04. South Korea's Kospi rose ...

Jittery investors await outcome of midterm elections

Business 11/05/18, 14:03

The midterm elections are certain to have implications for Wall Street, regardless of how they shape the balance of power in Congress. That's because in every scenario there could be winners and losers in key sectors of the market, including banking, pharmaceuticals, companies that would benefit from government infrastructure projects and ...

Asian stocks fall as China reacts to US tariffs

China 09/12/18, 03:25

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares fell on Wednesday as China delayed issuing licenses to American businesses hoping to operate in the country amid the looming threat of more trade tariffs from Washington. The approach of Hurricane Florence on the East Coast and upcoming sanctions on Iran's energy industry lifted oil prices. ...

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