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TOKYO | Global shares continue rally after Wall Street gains

TOKYO — Global shares were mostly higher Friday, continuing their rally after gains on Wall Street and hopes that regional trade tensions may ease. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 edged up 0.4 percent in early trading to 5,349.27, while Germany’ DAX rose 0.3 percent to 12,094.64. Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.3 percent to 7,300.17. U.S. … Continue reading TOKYO | Global shares continue rally after Wall Street gains

TOKYO | Asian shares continue rally after Wall Street gains

TOKYO — Global shares were mostly higher Friday, continuing their rally after gains on Wall Street and hopes that regional trade tensions may ease. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 edged up 0.4 percent in early trading to 5,349.27, while Germany’ DAX rose 0.3 percent to 12,094.64. Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.3 percent to 7,300.17. U.S. … Continue reading TOKYO | Asian shares continue rally after Wall Street gains

BEIJING | Asian markets mostly higher after Wall Street gains

BEIJING — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday after Wall Street gained on strong corporate earnings. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index gained 0.4 percent to 22,610.83 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng added 0.6 percent to 28,831.39. The Shanghai Composite Index was off 2 points at 2,904.39 and Sydney’s S&P-ASX 200 shed 0.2 percent … Continue reading BEIJING | Asian markets mostly higher after Wall Street gains

SEOUL, South Korea  | Asian stocks higher after Wall Street gains

SEOUL, South Korea  — Asian stock markets rose Thursday following a rally on Wall Street as remarks by a European Central Bank board member eased worries about the new Italian government’s spending plans. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 jumped 1 percent to 22,839.85 and the Shanghai Composite Index added 0.2 percent to 3,120.46. South Korea’s … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea  | Asian stocks higher after Wall Street gains

BEIJING | Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

BEIJING — Asian markets were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index declined 0.2 percent to 3,208.20 and Sydney’s S&P-ASX 200 lost 0.7 percent to 6,039.20. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 edged up 4 points to 23,005.25. Markets in Hong Kong and South … Continue reading BEIJING | Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

TOKYO  | Global markets track Wall Street gains, oil prices advance

TOKYO — Global markets were higher Thursday, tracking solid overnight gains on Wall Street despite lingering concerns about the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal and trade tensions between Asia and the U.S. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 added nearly 0.1 percent in early trading to 5,539.46. Germany’s DAX edged up 0.6 percent to … Continue reading TOKYO  | Global markets track Wall Street gains, oil prices advance

Global stocks decline after Wall Street gains

BEIJING/March 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Most global stock markets retreated Monday following Wall Street’s gain and China’s appointment of a new central bank governor and other top economic officials. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, London’s FTSE 100 tumbled 0.9 percent to 7,098.44 and Germany’s DAX lost 0.3 percent to 12,350.94. France’s CAC 40 shed 0.4 … Continue reading Global stocks decline after Wall Street gains

Asian markets mixed following Wall Street gains

BEIJING /March 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Asian stock markets were mixed Monday following Wall Street’s gain and China’s appointment of a new central bank governor and other top economic officials. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.2 percent to 3,275.37 while Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 shed 1.1 percent to 21,435.90. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng edged … Continue reading Asian markets mixed following Wall Street gains