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Wall Street climbs on Powell comments, earnings

Wall Street stocks rose on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average posting its fourth consecutive session of gains after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell expressed an optimistic

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Japan shares jump as yen bows to strong dollar

Asian shares followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday as a bullish outlook from the head of the U.S. central bank buoyed the dollar, lifted Tokyo shares to a

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Asia stocks sag after oil tumbles, dollar on defensive before Fed speech

Asian stocks sagged on Tuesday, weighed by a sharp decline in crude oil prices as Libyan ports reopened, while the dollar was on the defensive ahead of Federal

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SP 500 dips as energy shares fall; Netflix tumbles late after results

The S&P 500 ended slightly lower on Monday following a drop in oil prices that weighed on energy shares and offset a jump in financials as Bank of

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Asian shares edge lower as investors await China data

Asian shares were lower on Monday, brushing off the firmer Wall Street lead as investor caution dominated ahead of the release of key Chinese economic data, which is

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Even stockmarket bulls are more cautious than at the start of the year

BEARS sound clever; bulls make money. This piece of financial acumen, imparted by a trader to a colleague, is hard to beat for brevity. It also makes a good point.

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Is North Korea the next Vietnam? Don’t count on it

AS AMERICA presses North Korea to abandon nuclear weapons, it has pointed to Vietnam as an example of the prosperity

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Why the euro zone hasn’t seen more cross-border bank mergers

MERGERS of euro-area banks from different countries, a banker jokes, are “very much like teenage sex. There’s a lot of

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Development-impact bonds are costly, cumbersome—and good

IF A girl in a poor country goes to school, she will probably have a more comfortable life than if

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SP 500 at five-month high, but banks weigh after results

US stocks rose slightly on Friday, putting the S&P 500 at its highest closing level in more than

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Donald Trump insists on trade reciprocity. But what kind?

IN THE sixth episode of “The Apprentice”, a reality-television show first broadcast in 2004, Donald Trump, as always, fired a

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Asian shares extend recovery on Wall Street gains

Asian shares were higher on Friday following gains on Wall Street overnight, as concerns over an escalating U.S.

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Mini-grids could be a boon to poor people in Africa and Asia

A FORESTED village in Jharkhand state, eastern India, Narotoli is home mainly to adherents of Sarna, a nature-worshipping tribal religion.

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Wall Street bounces back; technology, industrials lead

US stocks climbed on Thursday as top technology names hit record highs and industrials rebounded from losses driven

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Investors are gorging on American assets

ECONOMISTS think prices, like spilt ketchup, are sticky. They move only slowly as firms digest economic conditions. Financial markets are

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Asia stocks sag on trade war fears, dollar buoyant

Asian stocks remained under pressure on Thursday from fears of an escalation in the US-China trade war, while

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Wall Street snaps four-day rally; latest trade threat weighs

US stocks fell on Wednesday, breaking a four-session streak of gains after Washington’s threat to impose tariffs on

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European shares slide as US-China trade dispute ramps up

European stocks fell on Wednesday as an escalation in the U.S.-China trade dispute looked set to bring a

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SP 500 posts highest close since February 1; futures fall late

The S&P 500 rose on Tuesday to post its highest closing level since February 1, the day before

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