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WHO tells Asia-Pacific to brace for Omicron as variant spreads

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned Asia-Pacific countries on Friday to boost healthcare capacity and fully vaccinate their people to prepare for a surge in COVID-19 cases as the Omicron varian...

EXPLAINER: Turkey's currency is crashing. What's the impact?

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s beleaguered currency has been plunging to all-time lows against the U.S. dollar and the euro in recent months as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan presses ahead with a wide...

World shares mostly higher after broad rally on Wall Street

BANGKOK (AP) — Stocks were mostly higher in Europe and Asia after a broad rally on Wall Street as investors awaited U.S. employment and other data due out Friday. Concerns over the ...

Global stocks wobble as Didi delisting revives U.S.-China worries

Stocks fell on Friday after Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi said it would delist in New York, renewing concern about U.S.-China tensions and tech regulation, while oil headed for a sixth consecutive w...

Taiwan's manufacturing sector downgraded to green light for stable growth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A leading economic think tank lowered the status of Taiwan’s manufacturing sector to a green light for October due to China’s energy problems and inflation fea...

Jobs report preview: Did solid hiring draw in more workers?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation is surging. Supply chains are snarled. And yet economists predict that America's employers delivered another month of solid job growth in November on the strength of steady...

Wall Street balks as Fed signals party's ending, but is it?

NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve's job, its longest-serving chairman once said, is to “take away the punch bowl just as the party gets going,” and that's exactly the message Wall Street took from c...

US long-term mortgage rates relatively flat this week

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The average interest rate for long-term mortgages in the U.S. remained flat this week, following the Federal Reserve suggesting that it would start tightening credit by raisi...

Global markets mixed after Wall St decline, virus unease

BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks and Wall Street futures were mixed Thursday as traders tried to figure out the potential impact of the latest coronavirus variant. London and Frankfurt o...

Asian markets mixed after Wall St decline, virus unease

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday after a turbulent day on Wall Street as traders tried to forecast the impact of the coronavirus's omicron variant. Shanghai and...

Business Highlights: Travel woes, Fed on inflation

___ Omicron unravels travel industry’s plans for a comeback NEW YORK (AP) — Tourism businesses that were just finding their footing after nearly two years of devast...

Fed survey finds supply-chain shortages boosting inflation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many parts of the country were hit by supply chain disruptions and labor shortages in November, the Federal Reserve reported Wednesday. In a survey of business cond...

Powell: Fed 'not at all sure' inflation will fade next year

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a fresh sign of his growing concerns about inflation, Chair Jerome Powell said Wednesday that the Federal Reserve can't be sure that price increases will slow in the second half o...

Stocks rise as Wall Street's wild omicron ride keeps jolting

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest move in Wall Street’s jolting roller-coaster ride is back up, as stocks, oil and bond yields climb in Wednesday midday trading to recover much of their sharp slump from the ...

Live updates: Obama, Fauci encourage vaccinations at clinic

WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama and Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, visited a children’s vaccination clinic in Washington Tuesday to encourage kids to get a C...