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An electronic board displays stock prices at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Share prices were mixed Friday in Asia ahead of the planned meeting by Presidents Donald Trump of the U.S. and Xi Jinping of China at the Group of 20 summit this weekend. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
November 30, 2018 - 7:23 am
LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets drifted lower Friday ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit this weekend. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX fell 0.6 percent to 11,233 while France's CAC40 was down 0.5 percent at 4,981. Britain's FTSE 100...
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November 29, 2018 - 1:43 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico has completed its first debt-restructuring deal since the government announced it was bankrupt more than three years ago. The agreement was finalized with creditors holding nearly $4.2 billion in debt issued by the now defunct Government Development Bank...
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Protestors take part in a demonstration in Harare, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Zimbabweans are gathering for a nationwide protest over the country's economic collapse and what the opposition calls the new government's "cocktail of lies." (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
November 29, 2018 - 9:05 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Thousands of exasperated Zimbabweans gathered Thursday in a nationwide protest over the country's economic collapse and what the opposition calls the new government's "cocktail of lies." Some cheered the protesters from kilometers-long lines at gas stations that still have...
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A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Asian stocks followed Wall Street higher on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggested the pace of interest rate increases might slow.(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
November 29, 2018 - 7:09 am
BEIJING (AP) — Most global stock markets rose Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggested the pace of U.S. interest rate increases might slow. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, London's FTSE 100 advanced 0.3 percent to 7,025 and France's CAC 40 gained 0.4 percent to 5,000. Germany'...
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A television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows a headline for the Dow Jones industrial average, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. Stocks surged on Wall Street, powering a 600-point gain after the head of the Federal Reserve hinted at slower interest rate increases. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
November 28, 2018 - 10:59 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks followed Wall Street higher on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggested the pace of interest rate increases might slow. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.6 percent to 2,605.27 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 advanced 0.9 percent to 22,...
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FILE- In this Monday, May 22, 2017, photo, a gift box from Tiffany & Co. is arranged for a photo in Surfside, Fla. Tiffany & Co. reports earnings on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
November 28, 2018 - 1:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There was something missing at the luxury jeweler Tiffany & Co. in recent months: Chinese tourists. For the second time in a many months, a big seller of high-end goods noticed that a particularly crucial demographic of its shopping base had made itself sparse, damaging sales...
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November 28, 2018 - 10:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is signaling potentially vulnerable spots in the financial system, citing U.S. businesses' debt at the highest levels in more than two decades and risky debt growing. The Fed's report issued Wednesday was its first assessing the stability of the U.S. financial...
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People walk past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018. Asian shares were mixed Wednesday after a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street, and uncertainty loomed as investors looked toward the G-20 meeting of world leaders later in the week.(AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
November 28, 2018 - 2:27 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Wednesday after a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street and uncertainty ahead of the G-20 meeting of world leaders later in the week. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 1.0 percent to finish at 22,177.02, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 was little...
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FILE- In this Nov. 20, 2018, file photo, a trader works at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Nov. 27. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
November 27, 2018 - 10:04 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Wednesday after a wobbly day of trading on Wall Street, and uncertainty loomed as investors looked toward the G-20 meeting of world leaders later in the week. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.9 percent in morning trading to 22,140.95, while...
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A man stands near a billboard depicting bundles of flying U.S. dollars at a retail district in Beijing, China, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. Asian markets clocked more gains Tuesday ahead of a meeting between the U.S. and China at the Group of 20 summit this week, despite President Donald Trump's comments that it's "highly unlikely" he'll hold off on raising tariffs as Beijing requested. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 27, 2018 - 4:44 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mostly higher on Tuesday despite U.S. President Donald Trump saying it's "highly unlikely" he'll hold off on raising tariffs ahead of a closely-watched meeting with his Chinese counterpart. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX index gained 0.3 percent to 11,381.78 and...
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