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SINGAPORE | Stock markets subdued as oil rises, breaking losing streak

SINGAPORE  — Global markets were subdued Monday as the price of oil rose and investors looked to the release of economic data by the U.S. and China that could show the effects of a trade dispute between the world’s two biggest economies. KEEPING SCORE: Germany‘s DAX lost 0.8 percent to 11,442 while Britain’s FTSE 100 … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Stock markets subdued as oil rises, breaking losing streak

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

SINGAPORE | World stocks settle after US election-inspired rally

SINGAPORE  — World stock markets stabilized Thursday after rallying on the result of the U.S. midterm elections, which quelled fears of a drastic shift in policies. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany’s DAX fell back 0.2 percent to 11,558 and the CAC 40 in France slipped 0.1 percent to 5,135. Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.4 percent … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World stocks settle after US election-inspired rally

SINGAPORE | World stocks mixed, shrugging off risks after US midterms

SINGAPORE — World markets were mixed on Thursday after the U.S. midterm elections quelled fears of a drastic shift in policies. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany’s DAX fell back, losing 0.3 percent to 11,548.69 and the CAC 40 in France slipped 0.2 percent to 5,127.63. Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.2 percent to 7,128.18. Wall Street … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World stocks mixed, shrugging off risks after US midterms

SINGAPORE | World stocks gain on hopes for Brexit progress

SINGAPORE — World markets were mostly higher Thursday following a report that British Prime Minister Theresa May has secured a deal with the European Union on financial services, as the country’s exit from the bloc looms. KEEPING SCORE: Germany‘s DAX rose 0.6 percent to 11,521 and France’s CAC 40 was 0.1 percent higher at 5,098. … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World stocks gain on hopes for Brexit progress

SINGAPORE  | Asian shares rise on hopes for Chinese stimulus for economy

SINGAPORE  — Asian markets were mostly higher Thursday on hopes for Chinese government help for the economy as manufacturing slows. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong’s Hang Seng gained 1.6 percent to 25,386.77 and the Shanghai Composite index added 1 percent to 2,628.34. The Kospi in South Korea was 0.7 percent higher at 2,042.83. Australia’s S&P-ASX 200 … Continue reading SINGAPORE  | Asian shares rise on hopes for Chinese stimulus for economy

SINGAPORE | World stocks rally on strong US earnings reports

SINGAPORE  — Global markets were broadly higher on Wednesday after big American companies reported strong earnings for the third quarter, soothing fears that rising interest rates may deter corporate investment. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Britain’s FTSE 100 rebounded 1.7 percent to 7,151.86. Germany’s DAX rose 1.6 percent to 11,471.98 and France’s CAC 40 rallied 2.1 … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World stocks rally on strong US earnings reports

SINGAPORE | Asian shares climb on strong US earnings; BOJ stands pat

SINGAPORE — Asian markets rose on Wednesday after big American companies reported strong earnings for the third quarter, soothing fears that rising interest rates may deter corporate investment. KEEPING SCORE: Japan‘s Nikkei 225 index jumped 2.2 percent to 21,920.46 and the Shanghai Composite index added 1.2 percent to 2,598.68. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 1 … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares climb on strong US earnings; BOJ stands pat