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Placards and banners opposing Brexit on railings as The European Commission's Chief Negotiator for the UK exiting the European Union, Michel Barnier is at 10 Downing Street for a meeting, outside the Houses of Parliament, London, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
February 06, 2018 - 4:45 am
LONDON (AP) — There can rarely have been a more complicated time to set interest rates for the U.K. economy. While high inflation, low unemployment and stable growth would usually prompt the Bank of England to raise interest rates again soon, concerns over Brexit are likely to stay the hand of its...
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Placards and banners opposing Brexit on railings as The European Commission's Chief Negotiator for the UK exiting the European Union, Michel Barnier is at 10 Downing Street for a meeting, outside the Houses of Parliament, London, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
February 06, 2018 - 4:42 am
LONDON (AP) — There can rarely have been a more complicated time to set interest rates for the U.K. economy. While high inflation, low unemployment and stable growth would usually prompt the Bank of England to raise interest rates again soon, concerns over Brexit are likely to stay the hand of its...
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An investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. Shares tumbled in Asia on Tuesday after a wild day for U.S. markets that resulted in the biggest drop in the Dow Jones industrial average in six and a half years. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
February 06, 2018 - 4:28 am
LONDON (AP) — Stock markets around the world took a battering Tuesday, following a dramatic sell-off on Wall Street that triggered concerns that a potentially healthy pullback from record highs could turn into a protracted bear market. The selling, which gathered pace Monday when the Dow Jones...
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February 06, 2018 - 3:30 am
LONDON (AP) — BP's fourth-quarter earnings increased five-fold as it benefited from higher oil prices, increased production and lower costs. Underlying replacement cost profit jumped to $2.1 billion from $400 million in the same quarter a year earlier, the London-based company said Tuesday. The...
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February 06, 2018 - 3:26 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's biggest industrial union and employers have reached a deal on wages and working hours, ending a dispute that led to a series of 24-hour walkouts last week. The IG Metall union and employers in southwestern Baden-Wuerttemberg state, one of Germany's industrial heartlands,...
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An investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. Shares tumbled in Asia on Tuesday after a wild day for U.S. markets that resulted in the biggest drop in the Dow Jones industrial average in six and a half years. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
February 06, 2018 - 3:24 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian markets were rattled Tuesday by the miseries on Wall Street, with Japan's Nikkei 225 index briefly dipping more than 7 percent, but investors seemed to be taking the gyrations in stride. The Tokyo benchmark bounced throughout the day, ending 4.7 percent lower at 21,610.24. All...
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A Thai investor watches share prices at private stock trading floor Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. Shares are tumbling in Asia after a wild day for U.S. markets that resulted in the biggest drop in the Dow Jones industrial average in six and a half years. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
February 06, 2018 - 3:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 3:15 a.m. Stock markets in Europe have tumbled at the open following the routs on Wall Street and Asia and as investors fret that a healthy correction could turn into a protracted bear market. Minutes after the bell...
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An investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. Shares tumbled in Asia on Tuesday after a wild day for U.S. markets that resulted in the biggest drop in the Dow Jones industrial average in six and a half years. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
February 06, 2018 - 3:21 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian markets were rattled Tuesday by the miseries on Wall Street, with Japan's Nikkei 225 index briefly dipping more than 7 percent, but investors seemed to be taking the gyrations in stride. The Tokyo benchmark bounced throughout the day, closing 4.7 percent lower at 21,610.24. All...
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In this Nov. 13, 2017, photo, Toyota Logo is seen at its showroom in Tokyo. Toyota Motor Corp. reported Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 an October-December profit of 941.8 billion yen ($8.6 billion), up from 486.5 billion yen the same period the previous year. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
February 06, 2018 - 3:13 am
TOKYO (AP) — Toyota is seeing a nearly doubling of profit for the fiscal third quarter, and it lifted its annual profit projection through March to 2.4 trillion yen ($22 billion), a record high for the Japanese automaker. Toyota Motor Corp. reported Tuesday an October-December profit of 941.8...
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An investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. Shares tumbled in Asia on Tuesday after a wild day for U.S. markets that resulted in the biggest drop in the Dow Jones industrial average in six and a half years. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
February 06, 2018 - 2:37 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian markets were rattled Tuesday by the miseries on Wall Street, with Japan's Nikkei 225 index briefly dipping more than 7 percent, but investors seemed to be taking the gyrations in stride. The Tokyo benchmark bounced throughout the day, closing 4.7 percent lower at 21,610.24. All...
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