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Stock trader Frank Masiello works at the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street, following gains overseas. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
February 04, 2020 - 10:31 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Wednesday on optimism that China's latest actions may help curtail some of the expected economic damage from the virus outbreak. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 1.1% to 23,330.11 in morning trading. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 0.3% to 6,967.20. South Korea's...
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A security officer wearing a face mask walks in front of the Shanghai Stock Exchange building in Shanghai, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. The Shanghai Composite index tumbled 8.7% Monday then rebounded slightly as Chinese regulators moved to stabilize markets reopening from a prolonged national holiday despite a rising death toll from a new virus that has spread to more than 20 countries. (AP Photo)
February 03, 2020 - 9:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening solidly higher on Wall Street as the market finds its footing after two weeks of losses amid uncertainty over the virus outbreak that began in China. China's main index dropped nearly 8% as markets reopened there after being closed for more than a week for Lunar...
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A worker wearing a protective suit stands in front of an electronic display board in the lobby of the Shanghai Stock Exchange building in Shanghai, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. The Shanghai Composite index tumbled 8.7% Monday then rebounded slightly as Chinese regulators moved to stabilize markets reopening from a prolonged national holiday despite a rising death toll from a new virus that has spread to more than 20 countries. (AP Photo)
February 03, 2020 - 7:51 am
BANGKOK (AP) — China's main stock index tumbled nearly 8% Monday as the country's markets reopened and regulators sought to calm investors over the impact of a virus that has spread to more than 20 countries and killed more than 360 people. Other markets, including in Europe and Wall Street futures...
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A worker wearing a protective suit stands in front of an electronic display board in the lobby of the Shanghai Stock Exchange building in Shanghai, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. The Shanghai Composite index tumbled 8.7% Monday then rebounded slightly as Chinese regulators moved to stabilize markets reopening from a prolonged national holiday despite a rising death toll from a new virus that has spread to more than 20 countries. (AP Photo)
February 03, 2020 - 5:35 am
BANGKOK (AP) — World shares were mixed after the Shanghai Composite index tumbled nearly 8% as Chinese markets reopened on Monday and regulators sought to stabilize markets jolted by a virus that has spread to more than 20 countries and killed more than 360 people. The outbreak of the virus in...
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A worker wearing a protective suit stands in front of an electronic display board in the lobby of the Shanghai Stock Exchange building in Shanghai, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. The Shanghai Composite index tumbled 8.7% Monday then rebounded slightly as Chinese regulators moved to stabilize markets reopening from a prolonged national holiday despite a rising death toll from a new virus that has spread to more than 20 countries. (AP Photo)
February 03, 2020 - 3:20 am
BANGKOK (AP) — The Shanghai Composite index tumbled nearly 8% on Monday as Chinese regulators moved to stabilize markets jolted by a virus that has spread to more than 20 countries, slamming regional tourism and threatening global growth. The outbreak of the virus in China has prompted governments...
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FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2020, file photo, an investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing. China's Shanghai Composite index plunged 8.7% but then rebounded slightly as regulators moved to steady markets that reopened Monday, Feb. 3, 2020 from a prolonged national holiday amid news the outbreak of a deadly virus has spread further. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
February 03, 2020 - 1:18 am
BANGKOK (AP) — The Shanghai Composite index tumbled 8.7% Monday then rebounded slightly as Chinese regulators moved to stabilize markets reopening from a prolonged national holiday despite a rising death toll from a new virus that has spread to more than 20 countries. The Shanghai benchmark had...
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A man wearing a face mask walks past an Apple store in Hong Kong, Sunday, Feb, 2, 2020. Apple is temporarily closing its 42 stores in mainland China, one of its largest markets, as a new virus spreads rapidly. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
February 02, 2020 - 8:51 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — China's Shanghai Composite index plunged 8.7% as financial markets reopened Monday amid news the outbreak of a deadly virus has spread further. Other markets also fell sharply, with Taiwan's benchmark down 2.8%. The declines followed a day of bloodletting on Wall Street. Chinese...
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German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, left, and the former President of the European Central Bank (ECB), Mario Draghi, right, pose for the media at the Bellevue Palace in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. Mario Draghi has been awarded Germany's highest honor. It was a recognition of his central role in helping preserve Europe's single currency that has met with some criticism in the eurozone's biggest economy. (Britta Pedersen/dpa via AP)
January 31, 2020 - 8:18 am
BERLIN (AP) — Former European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi was awarded Germany's highest honor on Friday, a recognition of his central role in helping preserve Europe's single currency that has met with some criticism in the eurozone's biggest economy. Draghi was the ECB's president from 2011...
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German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, left, and the former President of the European Central Bank (ECB), Mario Draghi, right, shake hands at the Bellevue Palace in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. Mario Draghi has been awarded Germany's highest honor. It was a recognition of his central role in helping preserve Europe's single currency that has met with some criticism in the eurozone's biggest economy. (Britta Pedersen/dpa via AP)
January 31, 2020 - 7:16 am
BERLIN (AP) — Former European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi was awarded Germany's highest honor on Friday, a recognition of his central role in helping preserve Europe's single currency that has met with some criticism in the eurozone's biggest economy. Draghi was the ECB's president from 2011...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2019, file photo a television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell's Washington news conference. The Federal Reserve approved a proposal Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, to loosen a financial-crisis era rule that prevents banks from investing in venture capital funds. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 30, 2020 - 11:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve approved a proposal Thursday to loosen a financial-crisis era rule that prevents banks from investing in venture capital funds. The proposal would affect the so-called “Volcker Rule," which was created after the 2008 financial meltdown. The rule bars banks from...
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