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European stock markets drop at open 14 june 2018

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London :Europe’s main stock markets slid at the start of trading on Thursday, with London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.6 percent to 7,658.53 points. In the eurozone, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 shed 0.7 percent to 12,806.07 points and the Paris CAC 40 lost 0.6 percent to 5,420.39, compared with the closing levels on Wednesday. Thursday’s weak open followed similar losses ... Read More »

Asian markets lower after hawkish fed, fresh trade war fears

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Hong Kong :Asian markets fell Thursday after the Federal Reserve hiked interest rates and signalled a more hawkish tone for future moves, while US President Donald Trump stoked trade war fears. After a keenly watched meeting, the US central bank lifted borrowing costs, as expected, but indicated another two this year and four in 2019 as the world’s top economy ... Read More »

Stocks markets rise before Trump-Kim Summit

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London :Global equity markets rose Monday as traders brushed off a chaotic G7 meeting to focus instead on US President Donald Trump’s upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Investors were also on tenterhooks ahead of this week’s European Central Bank and Federal Reserve interest rate decisions. Stock prices mostly rose despite a contentious Group of Seven (G7) ... Read More »

Hong Kong stocks close higher after summit 12 june 2018

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Hong Kong :Hong Kong shares ended higher on Tuesday following a historic summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, while the focus now turns to key policy meetings at the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.13 percent, or 39.36 points, to close at 31,103.06. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index closed 0.89 percent higher, ... Read More »

Hong Kong stocks finish with modest gains 11 june 2018

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Hong Kong :Hong Kong stocks ended up on Monday but gains were moderate ahead of the historic summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un and following a tumultuous Group of Seven meeting. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.34 percent, or 105.49 points, to 31,063.70. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.47 percent, or 14.37 points, to 3,052.78, and the ... Read More »

US stocks edge up as tense G7 meeting opens

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New York :Wall Street stocks moved cautiously on Friday in the shadow of a tense Group of Seven meeting in Canada amid trade conflicts, finishing a choppy session slightly higher. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.3 percent to 25,316.53. The broad-based S&P 500 also advanced 0.3 percent to 2,779.03, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index edged up 0.1 percent ... Read More »

Hong Kong stocks end down to snap six-day win streak 08 june 2018

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Hong Kong :Hong Kong stocks tumbled on Friday after a six-day winning streak as investors cashed out ahead of a much-anticipated Group of Seven summit this weekend. The Hang Seng Index fell 1.76 percent, or 554.42 points, to 30,958.21. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index lost 1.36 percent, or 42.35 points, to 3,067.15 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks ... Read More »

Stock markets slide ahead Of G7 summit 08 june 2018

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London:World stock markets slumped on Friday before a Group of Seven summit that could see world leaders clash with US President Donald Trump over his latest tariff moves. European stock indices were down across the board following a slump in Asia — and after a week of largely strong gains in the wake of robust US jobs data and easing ... Read More »

Hong Kong stocks rise for sixth straight day 07 june 2018

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Hong Kong :Hong Kong stocks clocked up a sixth successive gain on Thursday as investors tracked a rally on Wall Street, while looking ahead to the weekend’s Group of Seven summit. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.81 percent, or 253.53 points, to 31,512.63. But the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged down 0.18 percent, or 5.68 points, to 3,109.50 and the ... Read More »

European markets rise in early deals 07 june 2018

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London :Europe’s stock markets mostly rose in early deals, with London opening late due to a technical glitch. In initial trade, the British capital’s benchmark FTSE 100 index rose 0.5 percent to 7,751.39 points, in a delayed opening that followed initial technical problems. In the eurozone meanwhile, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 added 0.4 percent to 12,884.77 points and the Paris CAC ... Read More »

Hong Kong stocks rally at start of the week 04 june 2018

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Hong Kong:Hong Kong stocks jumped on Monday following a strong lead from Wall Street where investors welcomed a forecast-busting jobs report. The Hang Seng Index climbed 1.66 percent, or 505.07 points, to 30,997.98. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.52 percent, or 16.05 points, to 3,091.19 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s second exchange, rose 0.09 ... Read More »

European stock markets climb at open 04 june 2018

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Uk :European stock markets climbed at the open on Monday, with London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.2 percent to 7,718.90 points. In the eurozone, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 gained 0.9 percent to 12,839.44 points and the Paris CAC 40 won 0.6 percent to 5,497.74 compared with Friday’s closing levels. Read More »

European stocks bounce on Italy deal as US jobs boost dow

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Uk:European stock markets rallied Friday after Italy reached a coalition deal while US stocks rose on strong jobs data as global investors brushed aside trade war fears — for now. Milan’s stock market was up around 1.5 percent at the close, with other European bourses not far behind. “With Italian coalition confirming its cabinet selections and averting fears of a ... Read More »

European stock markets extend recovery 31 may 2018

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Uk :Europe’s main stock markets rose at the open on Thursday, extending a slight recovery after a rout at the start of the week caused by Italy’s political upheaval. London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index climbed 0.2 percent to 7,701.33 points compared with the close on Wednesday. In the eurozone, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 gained 0.1 percent to 12,796.16 points and the ... Read More »

Hong Kong stocks head into break on positive note 31 may 2018

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Hong Kong:Hong Kong stocks rallied in the morning session Thursday, following upbeat Chinese factory data and on easing concerns about political turmoil in Italy. The Hang Seng Index rose 0.75 percent, or 226.12 points, to 30,282.91. Read More »

US stocks fall on political turmoil in Italy, Spain

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New York :US stocks retreated early Tuesday, following European markets lower as political turmoil in Italy and Spain accentuated worries about the eurozone. About 10 minutes into trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average had dropped 0.8 percent to 24,549.50. The broad-based S&P 500 shed 0.7 percent to 2,701.38, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index lost 0.5 percent to 7,395.74. Italian ... Read More »

European stock markets halt sharp losses at open 30 may 2018

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Uk :European stock markets largely steadied at the open on Wednesday following the previous session’s sharp losses triggered by political turmoil in Italy. London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index was fractionally lower at 7,633.72 points, having shed 1.3 percent Tuesday. In the eurozone, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 dropped 0.2 percent to 12,693.33 points and the Paris CAC 40 lost 0.3 percent to ... Read More »

Shanghai stocks dive on fresh trade fears 30 may 2018

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Hong Kong:Hong Kong and Shanghai stocks tumbled on Wednesday as Donald Trump’s decision to press ahead with putting tariffs on Chinese goods fanned fresh trade war fears, while dealers were also spooked by political turmoil in Italy. The Hang Seng Index sank 1.40 percent, or 427.79 points, to 30,056.79. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index plunged 2.53 percent, or 79.02 points, ... Read More »

Nordic interest on Lankan stocks growing, says CSE

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The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) yesterday said investment flows from the Scandinavian region to Sri Lankan stocks have made a noteworthy improvement in recent years, where inward investments have grown by 39 percent per annum (CAGR) since 2013. According to a CSE statement, Scandinavian countries have collectively invested Rs.8.2 billion in local equities year-to-date, which amounted to 23 percent of ... Read More »

Iran decreasing trade balance gap with Russia

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TEHRAN: The latest official trade statistics of Iran indicates that the Islamic Republic is decreasing the trade balance gap with Russia, as the country has increased its exports to Russia. The trade balance between the two countries has decreased from $1,350 million in the fiscal year to March 2017 to $457.5 million in the last fiscal year (ended March 2018), ... Read More »