Commodity markets

An investor stands in front of stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery at private stock exchange gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Asian shares were mostly higher Friday after a moderate rise on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
January 25, 2019 - 3:46 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares advanced Friday amid persisting optimism over the potential for China-U.S. trade talks to help end a tariffs war between the two largest economies. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 advanced 0.6 percent to 4,899.44 in early trading, while Germany's DAX gained nearly 1.0...
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An investor stands in front of stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery at private stock exchange gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Asian shares were mostly higher Friday after a moderate rise on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
January 25, 2019 - 12:28 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares advanced Friday after a moderate rise on Wall Street, amid persisting optimism over the potential for China-U.S. trade talks to help end a tariffs war between the two largest economies. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 1.1 percent to 20,794.82. Australia's...
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A currency trader stands near the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. Asian stocks were mostly higher on Thursday as positive U.S. earnings reports reassured investors that the world’s largest economy was on track. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 24, 2019 - 8:00 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets mostly rose Thursday as investors awaited comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on the economic outlook. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX gained 0.5 percent to 11,130 and the CAC 40 in France rose 0.8 percent to 4,878. Britain's FTSE 100 was flat at 6...
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FILE- In this Jan. 18, 2019, file photo trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 23. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 23, 2019 - 12:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are lower in early afternoon trading on Wall Street Wednesday after giving up an early gain. Energy companies are down as the price of crude oil falls for the third time in four days after a strong start to 2019. Drug and infant formula maker Abbott Laboratories is leading...
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A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019. Asian markets edged higher on Wednesday but trading was subdued with poor Japanese trade data and a possible bump in U.S-China talks. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
January 23, 2019 - 4:08 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mostly lower on Wednesday as news of possible hiccups in U.S.-China trade talks ratcheted up growth worries. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX gave up 0.5 percent to 11,036.81 and the CAC 40 in France lost 0.3 percent to 4,833.41. Britain's FTSE 100 was 0.6 percent...
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FILE- In this Jan. 18, 2019, file photo specialist Anthony Rinaldi, left, and trader Robert Gasparino work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Jan. 22. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 22, 2019 - 4:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell sharply Tuesday following new signs the global economy is weakening and reports of difficulties in trade talks between the U.S. and China. That broke a four-day winning streak for U.S. indexes. Major global indexes traded lower after the International Monetary Fund...
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A man checks stock prices through his smartphone at a brokerage house in Beijing, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Asian markets were mostly lower on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund trimmed its global outlook for 2019 and 2020. This came after China said its economy grew at the slowest pace in 30 years. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
January 22, 2019 - 7:17 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets fell Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund trimmed its global outlook for 2019 and 2020 and China said its economy grew at the slowest pace in nearly 30 years. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX gave up 0.5 percent to 11,076 and France's CAC 40 was down 0.7 percent...
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A man checks stock prices through his smartphone at a brokerage house in Beijing, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Asian markets were mostly lower on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund trimmed its global outlook for 2019 and 2020. This came after China said its economy grew at the slowest pace in 30 years. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
January 21, 2019 - 11:24 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund trimmed its global outlook for 2019 and 2020. The downgrade came after China said its economy grew at the slowest pace in 30 years in the last quarter of 2018. Wall Street was closed for a holiday on...
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People stand by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Shares in Asia rose Monday, extending gains on Wall Street last week. Buying enthusiasm has been spurred by renewed hopes for progress on resolving the trade standoff between the U.S. and China. Shares rose in Shanghai and Hong Kong early Monday despite news that China’s economy grew at its lowest pace in three decades last year. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
January 21, 2019 - 11:55 am
BANGKOK (AP) — World stocks were subdued Monday after China reported its slowest economic expansion in 30 years and the International Monetary Fund cut its forecasts for global growth this year. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX fell 0.6 percent to close at 11,136.20 while the CAC 40 in France slipped 0...
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January 20, 2019 - 10:11 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares in Asia rose Monday, extending gains on Wall Street last week. Buying enthusiasm has been spurred by renewed hopes for progress on resolving the trade standoff between the U.S. and China. Shares rose in Shanghai and Hong Kong early Monday despite news that China's economy grew...
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