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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo trader Ashley Lara works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 19. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 20, 2020 - 1:53 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mixed Thursday in Asia after Wall Street recovered to record highs, with the Shanghai benchmark jumping nearly 2% after China's central bank cut interest rates to help ease credit for companies stricken by the virus outbreak centered on the city of Wuhan. Japan's benchmark...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo trader Ashley Lara works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 19. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 19, 2020 - 4:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, having shaken off their latest virus-induced loss. The gains Wednesday pushed the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq to record highs. Tech stocks helped lead the way. Apple recovered most of its loss from the prior day. Expectations are high that...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo trader Ashley Lara works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 19. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 19, 2020 - 11:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies led stocks higher inmiddaytrading Wednesday as investors set aside some of their concerns about the virus outbreak that originated in China. New cases of the virus fell for a second straight day. China’s top diplomat told counterparts in Southeast Asia that the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo trader Ashley Lara works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 19. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 19, 2020 - 10:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies led stocks higher in early trading Wednesday as investors set aside some of their concerns about the virus outbreak that originated in China. New cases of the virus fell for a second straight day. China’s top diplomat told counterparts in Southeast Asia that the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo trader Ashley Lara works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 19. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 19, 2020 - 9:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening mostly higher on Wall Street as traders moved money into technology companies and banks. Garmin rose 6% after reporting earnings that beat estimates. Bed Bath & Beyond rose 4.5% after the struggling retailer unveiled a turnaround plan. Overseas makets were...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo trader Ashley Lara works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 19. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 19, 2020 - 9:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. AP's earlier story follows below: Globalshares mostly rose Wednesday though investors continued to monitor the impact of the outbreak of a new virus that began in China. France's CAC 40 rose 0.6% to 6,093, while Germany's DAX gained 0.5% to 13,745...
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A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. Asian shares are mostly rising despite continuing fears about an outbreak of a new virus that began in China, which sent regional indexes mostly lower recently. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
February 19, 2020 - 8:08 am
TOKYO (AP) — Globalshares mostly rose Wednesday though investors continued to monitor the impact of the outbreak of a new virus that began in China. France's CAC 40 rose 0.6% to 6,093, while Germany's DAX gained 0.5% to 13,745. Britain's FTSE 100 gained 0.7% to 7,433. U.S. shares were set to drift...
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A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. Asian shares are mostly rising despite continuing fears about an outbreak of a new virus that began in China, which sent regional indexes mostly lower recently. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
February 19, 2020 - 4:46 am
TOKYO (AP) — Globalshares mostly rose Wednesday, despite overnight losses on Wall Street and continuing fears about the outbreak of a new virus that began in China. France's CAC 40 rose 0.3% in early trading to 6,077.14. Germany's DAX gained 0.4% to 13,730.90, while Britain's FTSE 100 edged up 0.6...
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A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. Asian shares are mostly rising despite continuing fears about an outbreak of a new virus that began in China, which sent regional indexes mostly lower recently. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
February 19, 2020 - 2:31 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Wednesday, despite overnight losses on Wall Street and continuing fears about an outbreak of a new virus that began in China. The Nikkei 225 rose 1.0% in afternoon trading to 23,415.30. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 0.4% to 7,144.60. South Korea's Kospi...
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A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. Asian shares are mostly rising despite continuing fears about an outbreak of a new virus that began in China, which sent regional indexes mostly lower recently. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
February 19, 2020 - 1:34 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Wednesday, despite overnight losses on Wall Street and continuing fears about an outbreak of a new virus that began in China. The Nikkei 225 rose 1.0% in afternoon trading to 23,415.30.Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added0.4% to 7,144.60.South Korea's...
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