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Australia stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 up 1.30%

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CANBERRA: Australia stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Financials, IT and Consumer Discretionary sectors led shares higher. At the close in Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 gained 1.30% to hit a new 52-week high. The best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200 were Mantra Group Ltd (AX:MTR), which rose 12.26% or 0.320 points ... Read More »

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.71%

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BRASÍLIA: Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Basic Materials, Industrials and Consumption sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa gained 0.71%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais (SA:USIM5), which rose 8.64% or 0.35 points to trade at 4.40 at ... Read More »

Russia stocks lower at close of trade; MICEX down 1.30%

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MOSCOW: Russia stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Power, Telecoms and Oil & Gas sectors led shares lower. At the close in Moscow, the MICEX fell 1.30%. The best performers of the session on the MICEX were Megion (MCX:MFGS), which rose 1.61% or 10.0 points to trade at 630.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Polymetal ... Read More »

China stocks down on liquidity concerns; HK follow Asian markets higher

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SHANGHAI: China stocks weakened on Tuesday morning on further signs of tightening liquidity conditions after the central bank refrained from injecting short-term funds into the banking system for the third session in a row. Hong Kong stocks followed Asian markets higher after Wall Street stabilized following the U.S. President Donald Trump’s healthcare reform debacle. China’s blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.2 ... Read More »

China stocks tread water as policy worry offsets good industrial profits; HK falls

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BEIJING: China stocks barely budged on Monday morning, as any optimism felt from data showing surging profits at Chinese industrial firms was offset by fresh property curbs and signs that monetary policy may be further tightened. Hong Kong shares fell, as the market gave a cold welcome to Beijing-backed Carrie Lam, who was elected on Sunday as the city’s chief ... Read More »

Stock markets may see volatility this week

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WASHINGTON: Stock markets may see volatile trading sessions this week amid derivatives expiry and will be guided by global cues for further direction in the short-term, say experts. “Overall, market appears to be going through a long phase of consolidation before a decisive move is confirmed on either side as almost all positive triggers factored in,” said Vijay Singhania, Founder-Director, ... Read More »

London stock market welcomes two new listings in tech and property

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LONDON: Two firms join the London stock market this week, a video technology company and a property services supplier. Falcon Media House, which owns patented technology that prevents buffering when streaming video online, listed this morning at a valuation of £14m after raising £4m. The business, which already has deals in place with Tata, intends to use the funds to ... Read More »

Australia stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 down 0.12%

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CANBERRA: Australia stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Metals & Mining, Materials and Resources sectors led shares lower. At the close in Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.12%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200 were Myer Holdings Ltd (AX:MYR), which rose 18.31% or 0.195 points to trade at 1.260 at ... Read More »

CANADA STOCKS-TSX gains after Canada’s budget holds off from tax hikes

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TORONTO: Canada’s main stock index closed higher on Thursday, led by heavyweight financial sector shares a day after the federal budget held off from raising taxes on investors. The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index rose 85.15 points, or 0.55 percent, to 15,433.61. On Wednesday, it touched a three-month low intraday at 15,241.55. “It’s a rebound rally from the concerns ... Read More »

U.S. Stocks’ weekly drop is biggest in months

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WASHINGTON: The stock-market rally that has lifted major indexes to new highs in 2017 has hit its choppiest patch, reflecting both uncertainty over the fate of the pro-business Trump economic agenda and stocks’ vulnerability to reversals at a time of above-average valuations. The S&P 500 fell 1.4% in the past week, its biggest loss since the week ended Nov. 4, ... Read More »

Russia stocks lower at close of trade; MICEX down 0.55%

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MOSCOW: Russia stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Oil & Gas, Telecoms and Manufacturing sectors led shares lower. At the close in Moscow, the MICEX declined 0.55%. The best performers of the session on the MICEX were Polyus Zoloto OAO (MCX:PLZL), which rose 2.65% or 115.0 points to trade at 4448.0 at the close. ... Read More »

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.51%

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BRASÍLIA: Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Public Utilities, Electric Power and Financials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa gained 0.51%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Lojas Renner SA (SA:LREN3), which rose 4.20% or 1.10 points to trade at 27.30 at the ... Read More »

Russia stocks lower at close of trade; MICEX down 0.51%

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MOSCOW: Russia stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Oil & Gas, Power and Mining sectors led shares lower. At the close in Moscow, the MICEX fell 0.51%. The best performers of the session on the MICEX were ALROSA ao (MCX:ALRS), which rose 3.62% or 3.360 points to trade at 96.210 at the close. Meanwhile, ... Read More »

Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.55%

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OTTAWA: Canada stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Healthcare, Industrials and Financials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite added 0.55%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Birchcliff Energy Ltd . (TO:BIR), which rose 8.11% or 0.54 points to trade at 7.20 at the ... Read More »

Hong Kong stocks drop slightly as investors eye bank results

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HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s stock market ended Friday’s morning session slightly lower as investors remain cautious ahead of results announcements from China’s biggest lenders. The Hang Seng Index was down 0.1 per cent, or 19 points, to 24,309 at the midday close, and the Hang Seng China Enterprises index dropped 0.2 per cent to 10,463. CNOOC surged 4.0 per cent ... Read More »

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.01%

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BRASÍLIA: Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Consumption, Industrials and Real Estate sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa gained 0.01%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Marfrig Alimentos SA (SA:MRFG3), which rose 5.23% or 0.29 points to trade at 5.84 at the close. ... Read More »

Canada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.23%

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OTTAWA: Canada stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Utilities, Consumer Staples and Telecoms sectors led shares higher. At the close in Toronto, the S&P/TSX Composite gained 0.23%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/TSX Composite were Silver Wheaton Corp. (TO:SLW), which rose 7.53% or 2.00 points to trade at 28.56 at the ... Read More »

Russia stocks higher at close of trade; MICEX up 0.66%

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MOSCOW: Russia stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Oil & Gas, Telecoms and Power sectors led shares higher. At the close in Moscow, the MICEX added 0.66%. The best performers of the session on the MICEX were AK Transneft OAO Pref (MCX:TRNF_p), which rose 7.98% or 15600 points to trade at 211100 at the ... Read More »

China stocks rebound on MSCI news; Hong Kong also up, but Tencent falls

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SHANGHAI: China stocks rebounded on Thursday morning as hopes resurfaced for index compiler MSCI to include A-shares this year, but gains were capped with more mainland money flowing into Hong Kong through trading links. Hong Kong stocks joined an Asia-wide rise inspired by a firmer Wall Street. The CSI300 blue-chip index rose 0.4 percent to 3,463.41 at the end of ... Read More »

Brazil stocks higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.86%

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BRASÍLIA: Brazil stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Financials, Public Utilities and Basic Materials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa added 0.86%. The best performers of the session on the Bovespa were Companhia Brasileira deDistribuicao (SA:PCAR4), which rose 5.31% or 3.07 points to trade at 60.89 at the ... Read More »