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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

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

S&P 500 snaps losing streak as industrial, tech stocks rise

NEW YORK/December 7, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — U.S. stock indexes perked higher on Thursday following a nearly weeklong lull, and the Standard & Poor’s 500 rose for the first time in five days. Industrial and technology companies helped lead the way, as broad swaths of the market climbed. Nearly two stocks rose for every one that … Continue reading S&P 500 snaps losing streak as industrial, tech stocks rise

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

Global shares decline after tech stock tumble on Wall Street

TOKYO/December 5, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — World share benchmarks were mostly lower on Tuesday after a lackluster session on Wall Street, where technology stocks tumbled. Investors are keeping an eye on U.S. tax legislation and Brexit negotiations. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX slipped 0.2 percent to 13,031.90 and the CAC 40 of France lost 0.2 percent to … Continue reading Global shares decline after tech stock tumble on Wall Street

Europe up, Asian shares mixed with US politics in focus

SEOUL, South Korea/December 4, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — European markets opened higher after Asian stocks closed mixed on Monday, with U.S. politics in focus. Investors are digesting the U.S. Senate’s passage of the tax bill and considering implications of the guilty plea by President Donald Trump’s former U.S. national security adviser. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 … Continue reading Europe up, Asian shares mixed with US politics in focus

Global stocks mixed after tech recovery, China data

SEOUL, South Korea/December 1, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global stocks were mixed on Friday after a technology stocks recovered from heavy selling the day before. An agreement among key crude exporting countries to extend oil production cuts boosted sentiment but weak China factory data tempered appetite for risk. KEEPING SCORE: Europe opened weaker with Britain’s FTSE … Continue reading Global stocks mixed after tech recovery, China data