A global stock market sell-off pulled shares lower in Asia on Wednesday as investors grew cautious following losses on Wall Street sparked by a delayed health care vote.
U.S. stock indexes edged lower in early trading Tuesday, led by declines in phone and utilities companies.
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Asian stocks were mostly higher in range-bound trade on Tuesday after Wall Street closed mixed, while Asian tech shares mirrored losses in U.S. peers overnight.
The tech-heavy Nasdaq led a broad Wall Street decline on Tuesday with stocks falling more sharply after a healthcare bill was delayed in the U.S. Senate, raising fresh questions about President Trump's domestic agenda.
U.S. stock indexes moved higher in early trading Monday, led by gains in banks and other financial companies.
The S&P 500 and the Dow barely rose on Monday as gains were offset by a fall in technology stocks, which pushed the Nasdaq lower as investors turned to more defensive sectors.
Asian markets rose Monday after Wall Street rebounded from losses to end last week higher on stronger oil and gas prices.
Stocks were listless in early trading on Wall Street, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index was on pace to end the week almost exactly where it started.
Asian shares are ending the week on a subdued note with most indexes little changed Friday, as the price of oil halted its decline to hover near its lowest level in almost a year.
U.S. stock indexes were close to flat in early trading Thursday after the price of oil stabilized, at least for now.
Asian financial markets were higher Wednesday after a plunge in oil prices dragged down energy stocks on Wall Street.
Wall Street's major indexes ended little changed on Thursday as gains in healthcare stocks after Senate Republicans unveiled their proposal to replace Obamacare were offset by declines in financial and consumer staples sectors.
The S&P 500 and Dow stock indexes were weighed down by falling energy shares as oil prices fell on Wednesday and added to investor concerns about low inflation, while healthcare and technology stocks helped lift the Nasdaq Composite index.
Asian markets were mostly lower Wednesday after overnight losses on Wall Street.
The price of oil slumped to its lowest level of the year on Tuesday and helped to restrain U.S. stock indexes, which set records a day earlier.
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U.S. stocks closed lower on Tuesday as a sharp drop in oil prices hurt energy stocks and retail stocks were pulled down by concerns about Amazon.com's
Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday, erasing initial gains.