Banking and credit

A couple look at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Asian stocks mostly fell Wednesday after a muted market response to the Trump-Kim summit. Investors have now turned their eyes to the trio of this week's central bank meetings. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
June 13, 2018 - 5:14 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares mostly fell Wednesday but Japan's benchmark finished slightly higher after a muted market response to the U.S.-North Korean summit. Investors have now turned their eyes to this week's three central bank meetings. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 was up 0.2 percent in early...
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In a photo made with a pulled-zoom effect, a man watches stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday but little changed as market players tried to digest the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 12, 2018 - 10:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. and global stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday as investors worked through the outcome of the meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average was down 23 points, or 0.1 percent, to 25,299 as of 9:...
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Traders Gregory Rowe, center, and Robert Charmak work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, June 11, 2018. Stocks are opening higher on some corporate deal news. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 11, 2018 - 4:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. and global markets rose modestly on Monday, as investors made preparations for President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore. European investors also focused on Italy's new government, and its future using the euro. The Dow Jones industrial...
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Back ground from left: Kristalina Georgieva, CEO of the World Bank, Guy Ryder, Director General of the International Labour Organisation, ILO, Angel Gurria, Secretary General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, IWF, Roberto Carvalho de Azevedo, Director-General of the World Trade Organization, WTO, and Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, AfDB, attend a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center front, at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Monday June 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Bernd von Jutrczenka, Pool)
June 11, 2018 - 3:08 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Leaders of the International Monetary Fund, World Trade Organization and other agencies warned Monday that American protectionism could cause global economic damage, while the European Union backed a Group of Seven declaration that U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly refused to join...
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Protesters gather for a demonstration outside the Prime Minister's office in Amman, early Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Jordan's King Abdullah II on Tuesday appointed a new prime minister, the royal palace said, naming a leading reformer as head of government in hopes of quelling the largest anti-government protests in recent years. (AP Photo/Raad al-Adayleh)
June 10, 2018 - 11:03 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Three Gulf Arab states pledged $2.5 billion in aid to Jordan on Monday in an effort to stabilize the U.S.-allied kingdom as it faces its worst protests in years over government austerity plans that included tax increases. The money from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the...
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June 10, 2018 - 8:42 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Election projections indicate that Swiss voters have rejected a referendum that would have made sweeping changes in their country's monetary and banking system. The gfs.bern survey institute projected after polls closed in Switzerland on Sunday that only around 25 percent...
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Roberto Cardarelli, mission chief for Argentina, left, and Alejandro Werner, director of the International Monetary Fund’s Western Hemisphere Department, hold a news conference at IMF headquarters in Washington, Friday June 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Luis Alonso Lugo)
June 08, 2018 - 4:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund said Friday that fiscal targets set for Argentina as part of a $50 billion deal are possible but will require a strong commitment from the South American country. Argentina and the IMF agreed Thursday on a three-year standby financing deal aimed at...
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Trader Tommy Kalikas, left, and specialist James Denaro work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, June 8, 2018. Stock indexes are opening modestly lower on Wall Street as technology companies and retailers fall. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 08, 2018 - 4:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market shook off a bumpy start and ended modestly higher Friday, led by gains in consumer products companies like Monster Beverage and Procter & Gamble. Health care companies also rose. Energy companies slipped along with the price of oil. Trading has been muted ahead...
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A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index and other countries indexes at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, June 8, 2018. Asian shares were moderately lower Friday, as investors awaited the Group of Seven leaders' meeting, continuing into the weekend, and for European Central Bank and Federal Reserve meetings next week.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 08, 2018 - 4:04 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were lower Friday, as investors awaited the Group of Seven summit, continuing into the weekend, and European Central Bank and Federal Reserve meetings next week. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 slipped nearly 0.6 percent in early trading to 5,418.19, while Germany's DAX...
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Currency traders work at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, June 7, 2018. Asian stock markets rose on Thursday following a rally on Wall Street as remarks by an official at the European Central bank eased worries about Italy’s political upheaval. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
June 07, 2018 - 3:19 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Thursday following a rally on Wall Street as remarks by a European Central Bank board member eased worries about the new Italian government's spending plans. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 jumped 0.9 percent to 22,823.26 while the Shanghai...
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