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A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, March 13, 2019. Asian shares were lower Wednesday amid continuing global uncertainties that weighed on stocks as some traders took profits from a rally earlier in the week. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
March 13, 2019 - 2:21 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were lower Wednesday amid continuing global uncertainties that weighed on stocks as some traders took profits from a rally earlier in the week. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped 1.0 percent to 21,279.09. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.2 percent to 6,161.20. South...
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A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, March 13, 2019. Asian shares were lower Wednesday amid continuing global uncertainties that weighed on stocks as some traders took profits from a rally earlier in the week. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
March 13, 2019 - 12:14 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were lower Wednesday amid continuing global uncertainties that weighed on stocks as some traders took profits from a rally earlier in the week. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped 1.2 percent to 21,243.26 in morning trading. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.5 percent to...
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Trader Dudley Devine works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Another slide in Boeing weighed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 12, 2019 - 5:04 pm
Technology and health care companies led U.S. stock indexes mostly higher Tuesday, building on the market's solid gains from a day earlier. Boeing weighed down the Dow Jones Industrial Average for a second day as shares in the aircraft maker fell amid safety concerns following another deadly crash...
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Trader Dudley Devine works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Another slide in Boeing weighed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 12, 2019 - 1:28 pm
Technology and health care companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher in afternoon trading Tuesday, extending the market's solid gains from a day earlier. Boeing weighed down the Dow Jones Industrial Average for a second day as shares in the aircraft maker fell amid safety concerns following another...
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FILE- In this March 5, 2019, file photo trader Edward Curran, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, March 12. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
March 12, 2019 - 10:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved broadly higher on Wall Street in early trading Tuesday, led by bank, technology and health care stocks. The solid opening follows a rally on Monday that snapped a five-day losing streak. Boeing weighed down the Dow Jones Industrial Average for a second day as the...
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FILE- This Nov. 16, 2018, file photo shows gas prices at a pump in West Mifflin, Pa. On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, the Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer prices for February. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
March 12, 2019 - 9:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in February, pushed up slightly by higher gasoline and housing costs even as the prices for autos and clothing slumped. The Labor Department said Tuesday that the consumer price index rose a modest 1.5 percent last month from a year ago...
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FILE- This Nov. 16, 2018, file photo shows gas prices at a pump in West Mifflin, Pa. On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, the Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer prices for February. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
March 12, 2019 - 8:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in February, pushed up slightly by higher gasoline and housing costs even as the prices for autos and clothing slumped. The Labor Department said Tuesday that the consumer price index rose a modest 1.5 percent last month from a year ago...
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A worker stands near the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Asian stock markets have followed Wall Street higher as investors look ahead to the British parliament’s vote on a plan to leave the European Union. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, and Sydney all advanced. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
March 12, 2019 - 7:42 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks turned lower Tuesday and the British pound dropped as expectations grew that British lawmakers would reject a plan to leave the European Union. In midday trading, France's CAC 40 shed 0.3 percent to 5,254 while Germany's DAX lost its gains to trade flat at 11,518...
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A man walks near the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) and the foreign exchange rates at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Asian stock markets have followed Wall Street higher as investors look ahead to the British parliament’s vote on a plan to leave the European Union. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo and Sydney all advanced. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
March 12, 2019 - 5:15 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks followed Wall Street higher Tuesday as investors awaited a vote by British lawmakers on a plan to leave the European Union. In early trading, Germany's DAX rose 0.5 percent to 11,596.37 and France's CAC 40 added 0.4 percent to 5,288.02. London's FTSE 100 slipped 0.3...
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A man walks near the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) and the foreign exchange rates at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Asian stock markets have followed Wall Street higher as investors look ahead to the British parliament’s vote on a plan to leave the European Union. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo and Sydney all advanced. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
March 12, 2019 - 2:10 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks followed Wall Street higher on Tuesday as investors awaited Britain's vote on a plan to leave the European Union. The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.6 percent to 3,043.53 points and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 1.1 percent to 21,503.69. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 1.1...
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