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World Events Threaten Wealth; Private Wealth Systems Offers High-Tech Solution for Managing Risk

CHARLOTTE, N.C./ MAY 29, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) –When British voters chose to leave the European Union with the landmark Brexit vote in 2016, fear and uncertainty led to a mass sell-off, causing stock markets around the world to lose over $2 trillion—the largest single loss in history1 and an event highlighting just how fragile wealth can … Continue reading World Events Threaten Wealth; Private Wealth Systems Offers High-Tech Solution for Managing Risk

World stock markets subdued after weak Japanese growth data

World stock markets were subdued on Wednesday as China-U.S. trade talks, North Korea’s cancellation of meetings with South Korea and weaker than expected Japanese economic growth weighed on sentiment. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX added 0.5 percent to 13,028 and the CAC 40 of France edged 0.1 percent higher to 5,558. Britain’s FTSE 100 rose 0.2 … Continue reading World stock markets subdued after weak Japanese growth data

World markets subdued as Wall Street rally loses momentum

SEOUL, South Korea /February 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Stock markets in Europe and Asia were subdued Tuesday as the afterglow from Wall Street’s overnight rally faded. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX shed 0.4 percent to 12,239 and the CAC 40 of France fell 0.3 percent to 5,122. Britain’s FTSE 100 was wobbling in and out of … Continue reading World markets subdued as Wall Street rally loses momentum

Global indexes mostly higher in quiet holiday trading

Global indexes mostly higher in quiet holiday trading after oil prices erased some recent gains TOKYO/December 27, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) – Global indexes were mostly higher Wednesday in quiet holiday trading after oil prices erased some recent gains. Market players generally shrugged off a dip in technology stocks on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 … Continue reading Global indexes mostly higher in quiet holiday trading

Global stocks mostly rise on economic growth hopes

TOKYO/December 11, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Stock markets are mostly higher on Monday as upbeat U.S. jobs data from last week and signs of progress in the Brexit talks continued to support investor sentiment. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s climbed 0.6 percent to 7,435, adding to gains from last week, when Britain and the European Union said they had … Continue reading Global stocks mostly rise on economic growth hopes

Brexit progress, upbeat China, Japan data lift global shares

HONG KONG/December 8, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global share indexes advanced Friday, lifted by progress toward a deal on Britain’s exit from the EU and robust economic data from Japan and China. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.1 percent to 7,327.24 while Germany’s DAX added 1.1 percent to 13,193.05 and the CAC 40 of France … Continue reading Brexit progress, upbeat China, Japan data lift global shares

Global shares mostly calm as investors focus on US tax, jobs

SEOUL, South Korea/December 7, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — European stocks were higher while some Asian markets recovered from the previous day’s losses on Thursday as investors focused on the U.S. tax reform and an upcoming U.S. jobs report. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 200 rose 0.3 percent to 7,366.77 while France’s CAC 40 added 0.2 percent to … Continue reading Global shares mostly calm as investors focus on US tax, jobs

Global shares in retreat after dismal session on Wall Street

TOKYO/December 6, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — World share benchmarks fell Wednesday following the latest retreat on Wall Street. Warnings of tighter regulation of China’s financial markets added to gloom in Shanghai and Hong Kong KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX gave up 1 percent to 12,913.40 and the CAC 40 of France lost 0.9 percent to 5,329.84. Britain’s … Continue reading Global shares in retreat after dismal session on Wall Street