All posts tagged "stocks"

  • A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Sept. 18, 2015. Asian stocks were mostly higher Friday, perked by relief that the U.S. Federal Reserve held off on raising interest rates for the time being. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    US stocks fall sharply as investors mull Fed’s rate decision

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fears over slowing global growth hammered stocks in the U.S. and Europe on Friday and lifted prices of government bonds and other assets seen as safer bets. The selling pushed down major stock...

    • Posted September 18, 2015
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  • Specialist Jay Woods, right, works with trader John Bishop on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. U.S. and global stock markets were recovering in early morning trading Wednesday after a sharp sell-off a day earlier. Still, investors remain on edge after a plunge in stocks Tuesday that was triggered by reports showing slowing growth in China. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
    US markets rebound day after big plunge

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rebounded in early afternoon trading Wednesday after a sharp sell-off a day earlier. Investors remain on edge after the latest market plunge, which was triggered by more signs of slowing growth...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • Trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. More signs of weakness in China's economy are sending global stock markets sharply lower. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
    US stocks plunge again after bleak Chinese manufacturing report

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic report out of China rekindled fears that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing more than previously anticipated. The sell-off...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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  • yuan
    US stocks open sharply higher after 6-day slump

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening sharply higher Wednesday after slumping for six straight days amid concern that growth in China was slowing more quickly than previously thought. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 370...

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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  • stocks-korea
    Stocks, won plunge to 2-year low as inter-Korean conflict escalates

    By Kim Jae-won Seoul stocks plunged Friday, with already weak sentiment exacerbated by the escalating tension between the two Koreas after an exchange of fire across the western border the previous day, according to dealers. Retail investors...

    • Posted August 21, 2015
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  • stocks, kospi
    S. Korean stocks start at 4-year high

    SEOUL, April 14 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks opened higher Tuesday on strong foreign buying, with its benchmark index reaching a near four-year high. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) gained 2.54 points, or 0.12...

    • Posted April 14, 2015
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  • Shown is Korean Air chairman Cho Yang-ho whose daughter resigned after a controversy on one of the airline's flights. (Yonhap)
    Korean Air to sell over 500 billion won ($455 million) worth of shares

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Korean Air Lines Co., South Korea’s largest flag carrier, said Tuesday it will sell more than 500 billion won (US$455 million) worth of shares to raise money needed to repay debt. The company’s board...

    • Posted January 6, 2015
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