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Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.22%

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OTTAWA: Canada stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Consumer Discretionary, Healthcare and Energy sectors led shares higher. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite added 0.22%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Mitel Networks Corporation (TO:MNW), which rose 3.35% or 0.34 points to trade at 10.50 at the ... Read More »

US stocks lifted as tech stocks gain and Washington drama cools

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WASHINGTON: US stocks rallied on Tuesday with political drama in Washington fading and reports that Donald Trump’s administration is making progress in drafting a overhaul of the US tax system. The S&P 500 finished the day 1 per cent higher at 2,452.51, led by a 1.5 per cent rally in technology stocks. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.9 ... Read More »

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 2.01%

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BRASÍLIA: Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Public Utilities, Electric Power and Financials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa gained 2.01% to hit a new 5-year high. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA (SA:ELET3), which rose 49.30% or 7.00 ... Read More »

Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.40%

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TOKYO: Japan stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Steel, Finance & Investment and Insurance sectors led shares lower. At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 lost 0.40% to hit a new 3-months low. The best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (T:4183), which rose 3.53% or 22.0 ... Read More »

Russia stocks higher at close of trade; MICEX up 0.36%

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MOSCOW: Russia stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Power, Telecoms and Oil & Gas sectors led shares higher. At the close in Moscow, the MICEX rose 0.36%. The best performers of the session on the MICEX were MosEnrg (MCX:MSNG), which rose 3.51% or 0.0985 points to trade at 2.9080 at the close. Meanwhile, Uralkaliy ... Read More »

U.S. stocks close mostly higher

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WASHINGTON: U.S. stock-market indexes closed mostly higher on Monday, with the Dow industrials taking back some ground after the worst two-day drop in nearly a year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.13% switched between small gains and losses, ending the session 29.24 points, 0.1%, higher at 21,703.75, helped by a rally in shares of Home Depot Inc. HD, +1.16% ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia’s stocks rise for third day on Al Rajhi gains

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RIYADH: Stocks in Saudi Arabia, the region’s biggest equity market, rose for a third day boosted by gains in the kingdom’s largest lender by market capitalisation. Benchmark indexes in other GCC markets also edged higher in sluggish trade with the exception of Abu Dhabi’s measure, which ended flat. Tadawul All Share Index (TASI) closed trade 0.4 per cent higher at ... Read More »

Asia stocks swing before Korea drill, Jackson Hole

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HONG KONG: Asian stocks fluctuated as investors monitored war drills scheduled for the Korean peninsula and prepared for a key meeting of global central bankers. Japan’s Topix index and South Korea’s Kospi index were modestly lower, while Australia’s declined 0.6 per cent. US stocks rallied on Friday from session lows — though they still ended the day lower — after ... Read More »

Australia stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 down 0.55%

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CANBERRA: Australia stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Telecoms Services, Healthcare and Consumer Discretionary sectors led shares lower. At the close in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.55%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200 were Beach Energy Ltd (AX:BPT), which rose 8.47% or 0.053 points to trade at 0.672 at ... Read More »

Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.54%

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OTTAWA: Canada stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Materials, Industrials and IT sectors led shares lower. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite fell 0.54% to hit a new 6-months low. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. (TO:PLI), which rose 7.69% or 0.090 points ... Read More »

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 1.09%

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BRASÍLIA: Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Financials, Real Estate and Electric Power sectors led shares higher. nAt the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa gained 1.09% to hit a new 3-months high. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Natura Cosmeticos SA (SA:NATU3), which rose 4.35% or 1.16 points ... Read More »

Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 1.18%

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TOKYO: Japan stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Trading, Marine Transport and Mining sectors led shares lower. At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 fell 1.18% to hit a new 3-months low. The best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. (T:2502), which rose 1.56% or 72.0 ... Read More »

Canada stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite down 0.32%

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OTTAWA: Canada stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Materials, Telecoms and Consumer Discretionary sectors led shares lower. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite fell 0.32%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Pason Systems Inc . (TO:PSI), which rose 4.44% or 0.77 points to trade at 18.13 at ... Read More »

US stocks close lower on global uncertainty after Barcelona attack

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WASHINGTON: The S&P 500 had its second biggest one-day drop of the year amid political tensions in the US and after after a van attack killed at least 13 people in Barcelona. Shares in airlines led the decline on the S&P 500, with Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and United Continental all down more than 3 per cent. The S&P ... Read More »

Brazil stocks lower at close of trade; Bovespa down 0.90%

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BRASÍLIA: Brazil stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Financials, Real Estate and Industrials sectors led shares lower. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa lost 0.90%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Estacio Participacoes SA (SA:ESTC3), which rose 3.08% or 0.65 points to trade at 21.77 at the close. ... Read More »

Australian stocks surge 50% and more

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CANBERRA: Australian-listed mining and exploration juniors saw some big share prices gains over the past week on limited company news as investors continued to digest June quarter results. The shares of manganese exploration and mining company OM Holdings (AU:OMH) rose 65% in the past week as manganese output from the Bootu Creek mine in Australia’s Northern Territory continued to ramp ... Read More »

U.K. stocks score 3rd straight gain after June jobs data

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LONDON: U.K. stocks climbed Wednesday, with gains for BHP Billiton PLC and other miners guiding the market to a third consecutive advance, while an update from the British labor market came in better than had been anticipated. The FTSE 100 UKX, -0.05%  moved up 0.7% to close at 7,433.03. The index on Tuesday rose 0.4%, aided by a slide in ... Read More »

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.35%

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BRASÍLIA: Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Basic Materials, Industrials and Public Utilities sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa rose 0.35% to hit a new 3-months high. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Fibria Celulose SA (SA:FIBR3), which rose 5.14% or 1.87 points ... Read More »

U.S. stocks set to open higher ahead of Fed minutes

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WASHINGTON: U.S. stocks were set to open higher on Wednesday, with investors awaiting the Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting minutes for clues on future interest rake hikes this year. The central bank will release the details of the July policy meeting at 1400 ET (1800 GMT), which could offer insights on the debate over the policy outlook. “Investors are looking ... Read More »

Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 1.11%

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TOKYO: Japan stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Paper & Pulp, Warehousing and Chemical, Petroleum & Plastic sectors led shares higher. At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 rose 1.11%. The best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Fujifilm Holdings Corp. (T:4901), which rose 7.69% or 303.0 points to trade ... Read More »