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World shares rise, Shanghai up 1.3%, as China boosts market

By ELAINE KURTENBACH | February 4, 2020

BANGKOK (AP) — Global stocks rallied Tuesday and Wall Street appeared set to open higher after China's central bank provided further support to markets to manage the impact of the virus outbreak.Germany's DAX rose 1.4% to 13,229 while in France the...

Asia shares gain, Shanghai up slightly after Wall St rebound

By ELAINE KURTENBACH | February 3, 2020

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares advanced in Asia on Tuesday, with the Shanghai Composite up 0.2% after a rebound on Wall Street overnight.Markets were still far from giving the all-clear on the virus outbreak that has spread to more than 20 countries and killed...

Asia shares mixed as WHO says China virus a global emergency

By ELAINE KURTENBACH | January 30, 2020

Shares were mixed in Asia after the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of a new virus that has spread from China to more than a dozen countries a global emergency.Markets in mainland China remained closed as the U.S. warned against all travel...

Budget deficit to break $1 trillion despite strong economy

By ANDREW TAYLOR | January 28, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — An annual congressional report says the U.S. budget deficit is likely to burst through the symbolic $1 trillion barrier this year despite a healthy economy.Tuesday's Congressional Budget Office report follows a burst of new spending...