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Businesswoman Kelly Loeffler, right, smiles while being introduced by Georgia Gov. Brian Kem, left, as his pick to fill Georgia's vacant U.S. Senate seat at the Georgia State Capitol on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2019, in Atlanta. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
December 04, 2019 - 1:46 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s Republican governor has chosen a wealthy businesswoman and political newcomer to fill an upcoming vacancy in the U.S. Senate, flouting President Donald Trump’s preferred candidate in a play for moderate suburban voters. Gov. Brian Kemp formally announced his selection of...
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FILE-In this Sept. 6, 2011 file photo, Mary Brock, right, and Kelly Loeffler cheer from their courtside seats as the Atlanta Dream basketball team plays in the second half of their WNBA basketball game, in Atlanta. A GOP political consultant told The Associated Press that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp decided to appoint Loeffler, a Republican donor and financial services executive, to succeed retiring Sen. Johnny Isakson. Kemp is set to formally announce his choice on Wednesday morning, Dec. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/David Tulis, File)
December 02, 2019 - 8:20 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s governor is expected to appoint a wealthy business executive to replace an outgoing U.S. senator, according to a GOP political consultant, bypassing President Donald Trump’s preferred pick and betting instead that a moderate woman can garner enough support to hold onto the...
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February 11, 2019 - 6:23 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Netherlands-based Euronext has increased its offer to acquire the Oslo stock exchange, stepping up a bidding war with rival Nasdaq, which owns all the other bourses in the Nordic-Baltic region. Euronext offered Monday 158 kroner ($18.25) per share, up from a previous bid...
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In this Thursday, May 10, 2018, photo, signs for the New York Stock Exchange hang above the trading floor. The NYSE has named its first female leader in the history of the 226-year-old exchange. The parent company of the NYSE, Intercontinental Exchange Inc., told The Wall Street Journal late Monday, May 21, 2018, that Stacey Cunningham will become the 67th president. She’s currently NYSE’s chief operating officer. Cunningham will start her new job on Friday, May 25. She succeeds Thomas Farley, who came to the NYSE in November 2013. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
May 22, 2018 - 12:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Stock Exchange has named its first female leader in the history of the 226-year-old exchange. The parent company of the NYSE, Intercontinental Exchange Inc., told The Wall Street Journal Monday night that Stacey Cunningham will become the 67th president. She's currently...
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In this Feb. 26, 2018 file photo, a woman shows the new Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 during the Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain. Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi filed documents Thursday, May 3, 2018, with Hong Kong’s stock exchange operator for an initial public offering that could be the world’s biggest share sale in years. Beijing-based Xiaomi is the world’s fourth biggest smartphone maker by shipment volume, according to International Data Corp.(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti, File)
May 03, 2018 - 6:15 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi filed documents Thursday with Hong Kong's stock exchange operator for an initial public offering that could be the world's biggest share sale in years. Beijing-based Xiaomi is the world's fourth biggest smartphone maker by shipment volume, according...
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April 26, 2018 - 4:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The former head of HSBC Bank's foreign exchange cash trading was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison on charges he traded ahead of his customers to make millions of dollars in a scheme known as "front running." "Mark Johnson exploited confidential information and betrayed a...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2018 file photo, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy participates in a debate in Chicago. The nominee will face either Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner or his conservative challenger, State Rep. Jeanne Ives, in November. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh File)
March 12, 2018 - 9:06 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The 2018 campaign for Illinois governor could be one of the most expensive races in the nation with several wealthy candidates spending freely to win votes. Gov. Bruce Rauner, a wealthy private equity firm founder and the only Republican holding a statewide office in left-leaning...
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A woman walks past a display showing symbols for world currencies on the exterior of a bank in Beijing, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Financial regulators in China say cross-border capital flows hit a turning point in 2017 as foreign currency reserve levels stabilized after two years of declines. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
January 18, 2018 - 12:27 am
HONG KONG (AP) — China's cross-border capital flows hit a turning point in 2017 as foreign currency reserve levels stabilized after two years of declines, the country's foreign exchange regulator said Thursday. The supply and demand of foreign exchange "have shifted to a basic equilibrium" thanks...
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January 11, 2018 - 3:03 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign exchange regulator has challenged a news report that it might slow or stop purchases of U.S. Treasury debt due to trade tensions with Washington as "fake news." The State Administration of Foreign Exchange, one of the biggest holders of Treasuries, said Thursday it is...
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In this Oct. 19, 2017, photo, Yip Wing-keung, a trading manager at local brokerage Christfund Securities, wearing his red trading jacket, walks at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Hong Kong's last remaining stock market floor traders are taking their final orders as the exchange prepares to shut its trading hall, joining other world exchanges in going fully automated. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
October 21, 2017 - 1:12 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's last remaining stock market floor traders are taking their final orders as the exchange prepares to shut its trading hall. The bourse's operator, Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing, says it will close the trading hall by the end of the month and turn the space into a...
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