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Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, speaks during a media conference to present the central bank's quarterly Inflation Report, in London, Thursday Aug. 2, 2018. The Bank of England raised its main interest rate for only the second time since the 2008 financial crisis, from 0.50 percent to 0.75 percent, as it weighed conflicting signs about the economy and growing concerns about Brexit.(Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 7:33 am
LONDON (AP) — The value of the pound fell Friday after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said the risk of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal is "uncomfortably high." Divorce talks between Britain and the EU have stalled amid feuding within U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's...
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A currency trader walks by the screen showing the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, July 23, 2018. Asian markets were mostly lower on Monday as concerns over trade tensions moved to the forefront at the meeting this weekend of the Group of 20 industrial nations. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
July 23, 2018 - 5:34 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mixed on Monday as trade tensions hogged the headlines following a weekend meeting of financial leaders of the Group of 20 industrial nations. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX fell 0.1 percent to 12,545.73 and France's CAC 40 was down 0.3 percent at 5,381.18 on...
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A bank employee stands near screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Asian stock markets drifted without a clear direction on Thursday while investors wait and see further developments on global trade disputes. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
July 19, 2018 - 7:29 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets drifted lower Thursday as the U.S. mulled whether to impose new tariffs on autos and auto parts. Europe said it was preparing to retaliate in kind, denting one of the key drivers of global growth. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX fell 0.4 percent to 12,713...
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U.S. President Donald Trump, right, is greeted by British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, at Chequers, in Buckinghamshire, England, Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 13, 2018 - 7:09 am
LONDON (AP) — The British pound fell and U.K. politicians reeled Friday from the tornado-blast of U.S. President Donald Trump, who humiliated Prime Minister Theresa May, dashed hopes of a quick U.S.-U.K. trade deal and praised May's opponents in the high-stakes battle over Brexit. All in just 24...
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FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Vincent Pepe stands outside the New York Stock Exchange where he works in the Financial District in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 15. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
June 15, 2018 - 4:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks closed out a whirlwind week with a modest loss Friday as markets gauged how much to fret about the Trump administration's decision to step up the trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies. The White House announced tariffs on $50 billion of imports from...
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FILE- In this May 10, 2018, file photo, signs for the New York Stock Exchange hang above the trading floor. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 1. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
June 01, 2018 - 4:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks climbed Friday after a report showed the U.S. job market is still revving higher, even with the specter of a possible trade war hanging over markets around the world. The better-than-expected news on jobs helped the S&P 500 more than recover all its losses from earlier in...
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