NEW YORK (AP) — Global stocks are surging Monday morning as investors grow more hopeful that Britain will remain in the European Union. In the U.S., banks are climbing along with interest rates and energy companies are rising with the price of oil. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 251 points, or 1.4 percent, to 17,926 as of ...Read More »
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LONDON (AP) — Global stocks and the pound rose Friday after gains on Wall Street and as Britain’s frenzied debate on whether to leave the European Union was put on hold for a second day following the killing of a member of parliament. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX rose 1.4 percent to 9,682 and France’s CAC 40 added 1.4 percent to ...Read More »
U.S. stocks opened higher, seeking their first gain this week, as beaten-down energy and financial companies rebounded. Banks rose Friday after Deutsche Bank offered to buy more than $5 billion in bonds. Its shares were up 9 percent. JP Morgan Chase was up 5 percent. Oil jumped 6 percent, helping to lift energy company shares. Drilling company Transocean was up ...Read More »
U.S. stocks were higher at the open on Thursday, after three straight days of losses, even as oil prices continued to hover around 7-year lows and investors await a rate hike decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve. Markets have had a bruising week so far as equities tracked oil prices. Brent futures are down more than 6 percent this week ...Read More »