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SINGAPORE | World stocks mostly rise ahead of more China-US trade talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — World stocks mostly rose on Monday ahead of more trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week. After Asia closed higher, France’s CAC 40 gained 0.1 percent to 5,157 while the DAX in Germany eased 0.2 percent to 11,272. Britain’s FTSE 100 also shed 0.2 percent to 7,220. Wall … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World stocks mostly rise ahead of more China-US trade talks

BEIJING | Global stocks rise after listless Wall Street day

BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks rose Tuesday following a listless day on Wall Street as investors looked ahead to U.S.-Chinese trade talks. In early trading, London’s FTSE 100 rose 0.3 percent to 7,153.12 and Germany’s DAX gained 1.2 percent to 11,141.98, while France’s CAC 40 advanced 0.7 percent to 5,051.09. On Wall Street, futures for … Continue reading BEIJING | Global stocks rise after listless Wall Street day

Asia shares lower, most markets closed for Lunar New Year

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares are lower in most markets open in Asia with much of the region taking a break for the Lunar New Year. Shares edged lower in Japan and India on Tuesday but surged 2.1 percent in Australia following a report on banking malpractices that was less severe than anticipated. The weak showing … Continue reading Asia shares lower, most markets closed for Lunar New Year

DEERFIELD, Ill | Caterpillar swings to 4Q profit, but still falls short

DEERFIELD, Ill. —January 28, 2019—  Caterpillar returned to profitability in the fourth quarter, but sales have begun to slow in China and earnings failed to measure up to expectations on Wall Street. Shares tumbled 6 percent before the opening bell, weighing heavily on the Dow Jones industrial average. It’s a meager start to what will … Continue reading DEERFIELD, Ill | Caterpillar swings to 4Q profit, but still falls short

BANGKOK | World shares fall on doubts US shutdown deal will succeed

BANGKOK—Jan 28, 2019—Shares fell in Europe early Monday after Asian markets retreated from early gains on caution over China-U.S. trade talks and over the ability of congressional negotiators to forge a government funding bill acceptable to President Donald Trump. KEEPING SCORE: Germany‘s DAX lost 0.3 percent to 11,249.21 and the CAC 40 in France gave … Continue reading BANGKOK | World shares fall on doubts US shutdown deal will succeed

SINGAPORE | European shares mixed, euro slips with ECB in focus

SINGAPORE —Jan 24, 2019— World markets mostly rose Thursday as investors awaited comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on the economic outlook. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX gained 0.5 percent to 11,130 and the CAC 40 in France rose 0.8 percent to 4,878. Britain’s FTSE 100 was flat at 6,843. On Wall Street, the … Continue reading SINGAPORE | European shares mixed, euro slips with ECB in focus

SINGAPORE | World markets cautious on worries over US-China talks

SINGAPORE—Jan 23, 2019— World stock markets were subdued Wednesday as news of possible hiccups in U.S.-China trade talks ratcheted up growth worries. KEEPING SCORE: Germany‘s DAX was up 0.1 percent to 11,102 and the CAC 40 in France rose 0.3 percent to 4,860. Britain’s FTSE 100 was 0.3 percent lower at 6,878. Wall Street was … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World markets cautious on worries over US-China talks

SINGAPORE | World stocks fall on worries over US-China talks

SINGAPORE—Jan 23, 2019— World markets were mostly lower on Wednesday as news of possible hiccups in U.S.-China trade talks ratcheted up growth worries. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX gave up 0.5 percent to 11,036.81 and the CAC 40 in France lost 0.3 percent to 4,833.41. Britain’s FTSE 100 was 0.6 percent lower at 6,858.75. Wall Street … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World stocks fall on worries over US-China talks