Markets


U.S.-China Trade Hopes Lift Shares, Turkey Test Awaits

World markets calmed after signs of movement in the U.S.-China trade stand-off and ahead of major central bank meetings on Thursday, including emerging market trouble spot Turkey. News that President…

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Asia Stocks Fall to 14-Month Lows as Trade Concerns Simmer

Asian stocks slipped to 14-month lows on Wednesday with investor confidence chilled by the latest round of verbal threats in an intensifying U.S.-China trade conflict. Spreadbetters expected European stocks to…

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Wall St. Rallies as U.S.-Mexico Reach Trade Deal

U.S. stocks posted strong gains on Monday, with the benchmark S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting all-time highs, as the United States and Mexico reached a deal to replace the…

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Technology Companies Lead U.S. Stocks Higher

U.S. stocks climbed broadly higher in midday trading Friday, reversing all the market’s losses from a day earlier. Technology companies accounted for much of the market’s gain. Energy stocks rose…

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Stock Indexes Veer Mostly Lower as Trade Talks Resume

Stocks veered mostly lower on Wall Street Thursday as losses in banks and energy companies offset gains elsewhere in the market. Homebuilders also declined following new data showing sales of…

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