Banking and credit

September 19, 2017 - 7:45 am
LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets traded in fairly narrow ranges Tuesday as investors paused for breath, a day after U.S. stock markets struck a record high and geared up for the latest interest rate decision from the U.S. Federal Reserve. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC 40 was up 0.1...
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September 19, 2017 - 5:51 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed Tuesday, as investors awaited comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve, but Japan's benchmark rose on optimism over a weak yen and a record finish on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 inched down less than 0.1 percent in early trading to 5,227.91...
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September 19, 2017 - 3:39 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday, as investors awaited comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve, but Japan's benchmark rose on optimism over a weak yen and a record finish on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added nearly 2.0 percent to finish at 20,299.38,...
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September 18, 2017 - 8:09 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets edged up on Monday as investors looked ahead to a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting and U.S. President Donald Trump's speech at the United Nations. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX rose 0.3 percent to 12,549 and France's CAC 40 gained 0. 2 percent to 5,226. London's FTSE...
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September 18, 2017 - 1:30 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Monday as investors looked ahead to a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting and President Donald Trump's speech at the United Nations. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.3 percent to 3,362.94 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 1 percent to 28,095.16...
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September 15, 2017 - 8:57 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stocks were mostly lower on Friday after North Korea launched another missile and as central banks continued to point to tighter monetary policy in coming months. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 was the biggest loser, falling 1.2 percent to 7,208 after the pound surged on...
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September 14, 2017 - 8:13 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stocks mostly fell on Thursday after Britain's central bank signaled it could consider raising interest rates in coming months and data showed retail sales and industrial output slowing in China. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.7 percent to 7,328 while...
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September 12, 2017 - 6:16 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Kingdom Holding Company, run by Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, says it will acquire from Credit Agricole a 16.2 percent stake in Banque Saudi Fransi in a deal valued at around $1.5 billion (5.8 billion riyals). Kingdom Holding is acquiring the stake...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset, in lower Manhattan. U.S. stocks are rising Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, as retailers climb at the start of the post-Thanksgiving shopping period while energy companies rise as investors hope for a new deal that limits oil production. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
September 08, 2017 - 5:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology and energy companies skidded Friday while banks and insurers recovered some of their recent losses, leaving major U.S. indexes little changed on the day and moderately lower for the week. Credit monitoring company Equifax plunged after it disclosed a data breach that...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo, a miniature reproduction of Arturo Di Modica's "Charging Bull" sculpture sits on display at a street vendor's table outside the New York Stock Exchange, in lower Manhattan. U.S. stocks edged lower in early trading Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, pulled down by insurers and other financial companies as investors weighed the prospects of big losses for the sector from Hurricane Irma.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
September 07, 2017 - 4:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes finished nearly back where they started Thursday as steep losses for banks and insurance companies were balanced out by gains in health care and technology companies. Banks skidded as bond yields reached their lowest levels of the year, which sent interest rates...
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