• World stock markets subdued after weak Japanese growth data

    3 monthes ago - By Chron

    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 percent to 7,736. The futures for the S&P 500 climbed 0.1 percent and the future for the Dow was flat, pointing to small gains on Wall Street.
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  • European shares gain, Asia lower on weak Japan GDP data

    3 monthes ago - By Chron

    World share prices were mixed Wednesday, with European benchmarks posting modest gains after a day of losses in most major Asian markets. 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 0.2 percent to 12,992.35 and the CAC 40 of France edged 0.1 percent higher to 5,559.51. Britain's FTSE 100 rose 0.2 percent to 7,739.10. The future for the S&P 500 climbed 0.1 percent to 2,712.40 and the future for the Dow also gained 0.1 percent to 24,687.00, pointing...
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