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A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, June 1, 2018. Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Friday after U.S. stocks slid amid mounting trade tensions. U.S. benchmarks fell after the Trump administration said it is imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from Europe, Canada and Mexico. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 01, 2018 - 8:50 am
Stock markets turned higher on Friday after some losses in Asia as investors digested strong jobs data in the U.S., the risk of mounting trade tensions and an easing in Italy's political uncertainty. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX gained 1.3 percent to 12,761 and the CAC 40 in France jumped 1.5...
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Horse-mounted Carabinieri officers perform the changing of the guard, prior to the swearing-in ceremony for Italy's new government at Rome's Quirinale Presidential Palace, Friday, June 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
June 01, 2018 - 8:38 am
ROME (AP) — Euroskeptic politicians cheered and Milan's stock index rose Friday after Italy's populists staved off the threat of a new election and formed western Europe's first populist government with a last-minute compromise. The anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League party...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, June 1, 2018. Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Friday after U.S. stocks slid amid mounting trade tensions. U.S. benchmarks fell after the Trump administration said it is imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from Europe, Canada and Mexico. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
May 31, 2018 - 11:38 pm
Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Friday after U.S. stocks slid amid mounting trade tensions. U.S. benchmarks fell after the Trump administration said it is imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from Europe, Canada and Mexico. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index added 0.4 percent...
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People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, May 31, 2018. Asian shares are gaining after U.S. stocks recovered most of their sharp losses from a day earlier as jitters over Italy’s political turmoil subsided. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
May 31, 2018 - 5:28 am
Global shares rose Thursday on the back of promising Chinese data and fresh signs that Italy may avoid imminent elections after all. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC 40 climbed 0.4 percent to 5,446.54 while the FTSE 100 index gained 0.2 percent to 7,708.06. The DAX in Germany dropped 0.2...
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Investors monitor stock prices in a brokerage house in Beijing, Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Stocks have skidded in Asia as Italy heads for another round of elections that investors worry could turn into a referendum whether it stays in the euro bloc. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
May 30, 2018 - 8:27 am
LONDON (AP) — Stock markets recovered their poise Wednesday amid hopes for a resolution in Italy's political turmoil that may put a halt to talk of another election this year. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX climbed 0.6 percent to 12,748 while the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares...
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A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, May 28, 2018. Asian shares were mixed on Monday as investors digested the latest developments surrounding North Korea and Italian politics while crude oil extended losses as traders braced for output increases. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
May 28, 2018 - 8:09 am
HONG KONG (AP) — European stock markets slipped Monday after small gains in Asia as investors digested the latest developments in North Korean diplomacy and Italian domestic politics. Crude oil extended losses as traders braced for possible output increases. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 fell 0.2...
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A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, May 28, 2018. Asian shares were mixed on Monday as investors digested the latest developments surrounding North Korea and Italian politics while crude oil extended losses as traders braced for output increases. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
May 27, 2018 - 11:33 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Monday as investors digested the latest developments regarding North Korea and Italian politics. Crude oil extended losses as traders braced for output increases. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index was nearly flat at 22,445.27...
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FILE- In this May 10, 2018, file photo, stock screens are shown at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, May 25. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
May 25, 2018 - 4:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies and oil prices took their worst losses in months Friday on reports OPEC countries plan to produce more oil soon. Stock indexes finished an indecisive week with small losses. U.S. crude oil sank 4 percent after multiple reports indicated that Russia and OPEC could...
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A man stands next to a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Friday, May 25, 2018. Asian stock indexes were mostly lower Friday as investors factored in fresh geopolitical uncertainty following the abrupt cancellation of a meeting between the U.S. and North Korean leaders. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
May 25, 2018 - 5:08 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were mixed Friday after North Korea issued a surprisingly restrained response to U.S. President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to cancel a planned summit. KEEPING SCORE: European shares rose in early trading. Germany's DAX rose 0.9 percent to 12,973.47 and...
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FILE- This Dec. 21, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are lower Thursday, May 24, 2018, morning after President Donald Trump said he is canceling a planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
May 24, 2018 - 11:01 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock indexes were mostly lower Friday as investors factored in fresh geopolitical uncertainty following the abrupt cancellation of a meeting between the U.S. and North Korean leaders. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose less than 0.1 percent to 22,442.30...
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