• Shares fall in Europe and Asia on Brexit, growth worries

    24 days ago - By Chron

    SINGAPORE - Global shares were mostly lower Thursday ahead of a Thanksgiving break, as investors focused on slow Brexit negotiations and discouraging data from the United States.
    KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX index was 0.5 percent lower at 11,191.08 and the CAC 40 in France dipped 0.6 percent to 4,947.05. Britain's FTSE 100 index lost 0.8 percent to 6,997.36. U.S. markets are closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday and will be open for a half-day on Friday.
    ASIA'S DAY: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 surged 0.7 percent to 21,646.55 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong added 0.2 percent to...
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  • Asian shares fragile as growth worries sap confidence

    24 days ago - By Reuters

    Asian shares seesawed in cautious trading on Thursday with China extending losses as investors fretted about slowing global growth in the face of rising U.S. interest rates and trade tensions.
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