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European Stocks Higher in Midday Trading

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 8:06 am (UTC-5)
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European stock prices are higher in midday trading Tuesday. London’s Financial Times index is up more than two and one-half percent at 5,220. The CAC-40 in Paris is three and three-quarters percent higher at 2,966. And the DAX index in Frankfurt is up nearly three and three-quarters percent to 5,545. In New York, the S&P […]

Japan’s Nikkei Posts Positive Numbers

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 5:36 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is trading higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index soared nearly three percent to finish at 8,610. The dollar was selling at 76.46 yen, a gain of one-tenth of a yen from Monday. Gold is trading at $1,670.19 an ounce.

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Japan’s Nikkei Posts Positive Numbers

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 2:26 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index soared nearly three percent to finish at 8,610. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.33 yen, a loss of a fraction of a yen from Monday. The Taipei market closed at 7,090, a gain of […]

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US Markets Advance Monday

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock indexes advanced in Monday’s trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 2.5 percent to close at 11,044. The S&P 500 jumped 2.3 percent to finish at 1,163 while the NASDAQ advanced 1.4 percent to end at 2,517. European stock markets also closed higher. London’s Financial Times 100 index ended up half a percent […]

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US Markets Advance in Midday Trading Monday

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 1:06 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock indexes advanced in midday trading Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 1.4 percent, while the S&P 500 is ahead nine-tenths of one percent. The NASDAQ is fractionally ahead from Friday’s close. European stock markets closed higher. London’s Financial Times 100 index ended up one-half of one percent at 5,089. The CAC-40 […]

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US Markets Open Mixed on Monday

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 10:31 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stock indexes opened mixed on Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up eight-tenths of a percent, while the S&P 500 is ahead four-tenths of one percent. The NASDAQ is off three-tenths of a percent. European stock markets are higher in afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index is up four-tenths of a percent. […]

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European Markets Higher at Midday

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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European stock markets were higher in midday trading Monday. London’s Financial Times 100 index was up half a percent , to 5,091. The CAC-40 in Paris rose 2.17 percent , to 2,871. And the DAX in Frankfurt gained 2.19 percent , at 5,310. The S&P futures contract was up 13 points, indicating a higher opening […]

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Tokyo Markets, Dollar Down

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 5:20 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended lower Monday, while the dollar fell against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped 2.2 percent to close at 8,374. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.44 yen, down nearly two-tenths a of a yen from late Friday. Gold was trading at $1,824.63 an ounce.

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Tokyo Markets, Dollar Down

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 2:26 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices ended lower Monday, while the dollar fell against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index dropped 2.17 percent , to close at 8,374. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.34 yen, down a quarter of a yen from late Friday. The Taipei market fell 2.40 percent , to close at 6,877.

IMF: Global Economy Hit By Crisis of Confidence

Posted September 24th, 2011 at 3:15 am (UTC-5)
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The head of the International Monetary Fund says the global economy is in the grip of a “crisis of confidence” and urged nations to move quickly to restore job-creating economic growth. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde spoke Friday, as finance ministers and central bankers from around the world gathered in Washington for three days of […]

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