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Peru's new interim President Francisco Sagasti waves to the crowd after he was designated by Congress to lead the nation, in Lima, Peru, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. Congress chose Sagasti to become the nation's third president in the span of a week after Congress ousted Martin Vizcarra and the following protests forced his successor Manuel Merino to resign. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
November 16, 2020 - 8:18 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru’s political crisis appeared on the verge of resolution Monday as Congress cleared the way for an elder statesman and consensus candidate to become the country’s third president in a week. People waved the nation's red-and-white flag and blared horns outside the gates of...
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A currency trader stands near the screens showing the foreign exchange rates at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
November 12, 2020 - 9:10 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares have opened lower as rising cases of coronavirus infections in the U.S., Europe and Asia add to worries that economies will once again be hamstrung by pandemic restrictions on travel and businesses. Reports of surging COVID-19 cases have had a sobering effect on markets...
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People walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. Stocks fell back across Asia on Thursday after gains for big technology shares pushed most Wall Street benchmarks higher. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 12, 2020 - 2:54 am
World stocks fell back on Thursday after an overnight comeback by big technology shares that have thrived during the pandemic. Excitement over news of potentially effective vaccines for COVID-19 has been tempered by concerns over the logistical challenges of ensuring access to billions of people...
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People walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. Stocks fell back across Asia on Thursday after gains for big technology shares pushed most Wall Street benchmarks higher. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 11, 2020 - 10:20 pm
Stocks fell back across Asia on Thursday after gains for big technology shares pushed most Wall Street benchmarks higher. News of potentially effective vaccines for COVID-19 has been countered by concerns over the logistical challenges of ensuring access to billions of people and over rising...
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In this photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange, a trader works at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. The big rally for markets worldwide is slowing on Tuesday, but optimism remains high that the global economy may still be on track for a return to normal. (Colin Ziemer/New York Stock Exchange via AP)
November 10, 2020 - 3:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A worldwide stock market rally slowed down on Tuesday even as optimism remains high that the global economy may be on track for a return to normal. It’s the second straight day that rising hopes for a coronavirus vaccine have investors reordering which stocks they see winning and...
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People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. Asian stock markets rose for second day Tuesday on hopes for progress toward a possible coronavirus vaccine that might allow the world to revive manufacturing, shopping and normal life. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
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November 09, 2020 - 9:37 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose for second day Tuesday on hopes for progress toward a possible coronavirus vaccine that might allow the world to revive manufacturing, shopping and normal life. Benchmarks in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney rose by more than 1% while Shanghai and Seoul also...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a drive-in rally at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
November 07, 2020 - 8:24 pm
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden was fresh off winning the Michigan primary and effectively capturing the Democratic presidential nomination, a prize he'd sought for the better part of three decades. Instead of plotting a strategy to build momentum, he was contemplating an abrupt halt. He gathered...
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Men wearing masks against the spread of the coronavirus stand near an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street rose amid protracted vote-counting following this week's U.S. elections. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 05, 2020 - 9:54 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street rose amid protracted vote-counting following this week's U.S. elections. Tokyo and Sydney advanced while Shanghai and Hong Kong declined. Seoul swung between gains and losses. Markets are betting on control of the U.S. Congress...
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A man wearing a face mask walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index in Hong Kong,, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. Asian shares have advanced after stocks rallied on Wall Street as investors embraced the upside of more gridlock in Washington, sending the S&P 500 index up 2.2%.(AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 04, 2020 - 9:55 pm
Asian shares advanced Thursday after stocks rallied on Wall Street as investors embraced the upside of more gridlock in Washington, sending the S&P 500 index up 2.2% while the outcome of the U.S. presidential election remained in limbo. Hong Kong's benchmark led the region, gaining 2.4%, while...
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A currency trader walks by the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. Asian shares logged moderate losses on Thursday and U.S. futures turned higher after the S&P 500 slid 3.5% overnight for its biggest drop since June. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 28, 2020 - 10:47 pm
Asian shares declined Thursday and U.S. futures turned higher after the S&P 500 slid 3.5% overnight for its biggest drop since June. The selling in U.S. markets followed broad declines in Europe, where the French president announced tough measures to slow the virus’ spread and German officials...
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