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BEIJING | Global stocks, oil slip after Fed points to more rate hikes

BEIJING — Global stocks and the price of oil fell Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve suggested it will keep raising interest rates, tightening the supply of money that has supported markets in recent years. KEEPING SCORE: Germany‘s DAX lost 0.7 percent to 11,442 and France’s CAC 40 lost 1.1 percent to 5,077. London’s FTSE … Continue reading BEIJING | Global stocks, oil slip after Fed points to more rate hikes

BEIJING | Global stocks sink after Wall Street rally fades

BEIJING — Global stock markets fell Friday after a post-election Wall Street rally faded and the U.S. Federal Reserve suggested it will keep raising interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germany’s DAX lost 0.6 percent to 11,450.04 and France’s CAC 40 lost 0.6 percent to 5,097.99. London’s FTSE shed 0.5 percent to 7,101.45.  On … Continue reading BEIJING | Global stocks sink after Wall Street rally fades

TOKYO | Asian shares mostly rise in muted trading amid growth fears

TOKYO — Asian shares were mostly higher in muted trading Wednesday amid continuing worries about trade tensions and slowing global economic growth. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.2 percent to finish at 23,506.04, while Australia‘s S&P/ASX 200 inched up 0.1 percent to 6,049.80. South Korea’s Kospi lost 1.1 percent to 2,229.12. Hong Kong‘s … Continue reading TOKYO | Asian shares mostly rise in muted trading amid growth fears

TOKYO | Asian shares mixed in muted trading amid growth worries

TOKYO  — Asian shares were mixed in muted trading Wednesday amid continuing worries about trade tensions and slowing global economic growth. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped 0.2 percent to 23,414.43 in early trading, while Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 inched up nearly 0.1 percent to 6,045.00. South Korea’s Kospi lost 0.9 percent to 2,234.50. Hong … Continue reading TOKYO | Asian shares mixed in muted trading amid growth worries

Asian stocks higher ahead of likely US rate hike

BEIJING/December 13, 2017 (AP)(STL) —  Asian stocks were mostly higher Wednesday following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors looked ahead to a likely U.S. interest rate hike. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.3 percent to 3,289.19 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng advanced 1 percent to 29,076.26. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 declined 0.4 percent … Continue reading Asian stocks higher ahead of likely US rate hike