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

BANGKOK —Jan 28, 2019— Stock markets mostly fell Monday on caution over China-U.S. trade talks and over the ability of U.S. congressional negotiators to forge a government funding bill acceptable to President Donald Trump. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX lost 0.3 percent to 11,252 and the CAC 40 in France gave up 0.5 percent to 4,903. … Continue reading BANGKOK | World stocks fall on doubts US shutdown deal will succeed

BANGKOK | Stocks subdued as Chinese growth hits weakest since ’90

BANGKOK — Jan 21, 2019— World stocks were subdued Monday after China reported its slowest economic expansion in 30 years and the International Monetary Fund cut its forecasts for global growth this year. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX fell 0.6 percent to 11,141 while the CAC 40 in France slipped 0.2 percent to 4,865. Britain’s FTSE … Continue reading BANGKOK | Stocks subdued as Chinese growth hits weakest since ’90

BANGKOK | Shares mixed as China says 2018 growth slowest since ’90

BANGKOK— Jan 21, 2019— World shares are mixed after China reported that its economy expanded at a 6.6 percent annual pace in 2018, its slowest pace since the slump that followed the crackdown on protests centered on Tiananmen Square in 1989. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX fell 0.4 percent to 11,159.97 while the CAC 40 in … Continue reading BANGKOK | Shares mixed as China says 2018 growth slowest since ’90

BANGKOK | World shares mostly higher; no word on China-US trade talks

BANGKOK—Jan 08, 2019—Shares rose in early European trading after a mixed day Tuesday in Asia in the absence of official updates on China-U.S. trade talks in Beijing. KEEPING SCORE: The DAX in Germany gained 0.3 percent to 10,777.42 and France’s CAC 40 was up 0.4 percent at 4,737.69. Britain’s FTSE 100 picked up 0.5 percent … Continue reading BANGKOK | World shares mostly higher; no word on China-US trade talks

BANGKOK | World stocks rise on last day of turbulent year

BANGKOK— Stock markets turned higher Monday on the last day of a volatile year, after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted over the weekend that he expected to resolve trade friction with China after speaking with Chinese President Xi Jinping. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, the CAC 40 of France rose 1 percent to 4,723 and Britain’s … Continue reading BANGKOK | World stocks rise on last day of turbulent year

BANGKOK | Shares higher, oil gains in quiet New Year’s Eve trading

BANGKOK — Shares were mostly higher Monday in subdued New Year’s Eve trading. U.S. futures surged after President Donald Trump tweeted a day earlier that he expected to reach a deal to help resolve trade friction with Beijing after speaking with Chinese President Xi Jinping. KEEPING SCORE: The CAC 40 in France rose 0.5 percent … Continue reading BANGKOK | Shares higher, oil gains in quiet New Year’s Eve trading

BANGKOK | Asian markets mixed in quiet New Year’s Eve trading

BANGKOK — Shares were mixed Monday in subdued New Year’s Eve trading. U.S. futures surged after President Donald Trump tweeted a day earlier that he expected to reach a deal to help resolve trade friction with Beijing after speaking with Chinese President Xi Jinping. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong’s Hang Seng advanced 1.3 percent to 25,485.70 … Continue reading BANGKOK | Asian markets mixed in quiet New Year’s Eve trading

BANGKOK | World shares advance following strong Wall Street finish

BANGKOK— Shares rose in Europe and Asia on Thursday after a strong overnight finish on Wall Street. Traders were encouraged by a Wall Street Journal report saying the Chinese government might make changes to its “Made in China 2025” economic development plan. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX added 0.3 percent to 10,961.39 and the CAC40 in … Continue reading BANGKOK | World shares advance following strong Wall Street finish