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European Stocks Make Gains in Midday Trading

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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European stock markets show gains in Wednesday’s midday trading. The main Financial Times index in London is up three-tenths of one percent, the CAC-40 in Paris gained one and a quarter percent, and the DAX in Germany is up one-point-one percent. Futures contracts for the S&P 500 index in the United States were seven points […]

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Asia Markets Close Mostly Higher

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index fell nearly one-half of one percent to finish at 8,739. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index gained just over one percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,329. Share prices were higher in Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Mumbai, Seoul, Singapore and Shanghai, but lower […]

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Asian Stock Markets Mixed

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mixed Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index fell nearly one-half of one percent to finish at 8,739. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index gained just over one percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,329. Share prices were higher in Manila and Shanghai, but lower in Sydney, Taipei and Wellington. In currency trading, the […]

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Japanese Stock Prices Fall

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed lower Wednesday, while the U.S. dollar is trading slightly higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index fell nearly one-half of one percent to finish at 8,739. The dollar was selling at 76.71 yen, a gain of a fraction of a yen from Tuesday. The Taipei market ended the trading session at […]

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US Stocks Mixed Tuesday

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 4:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Prices on major U.S. stock indexes closed mixed Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 17 points to close at 11,416. The S&P 500 was up less than a point to 1,196 and the NASDAQ rose 17 points to 2,583. European stocks also closed mixed. The Financial Times index in London fell 3 points […]

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US Stocks Mixed Tuesday

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 4:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Prices on major U.S. stock indexes closed mixed Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 17 points to close at 1,416. The S&P 500 was up less than a point to 1,196 and the NASDAQ rose 17 points to 2,583. European stocks also closed mixed. The Financial Times index in London fell 3 points […]

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US Stocks Mixed in Midday Trading Tuesday

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Prices on major U.S. stock indexes were mixed in midday trading Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down slightly from Monday’s close, while the S&P 500 index is up a tenth of a percentage point. The NASDAQ composite index is ahead six-tenths of one percent. European stocks closed mixed. The Financial Times index in […]

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US Stocks Open Lower

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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Prices on major U.S. stock indexes dropped in early trading Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 index were each about three-tenths of a percent lower, and the NASDAQ composite index fell one-tenth of a percent. European stock prices were lower in midday trading, with the main Financial Times index in London and […]

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European Stocks Lower in Midday Trading

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 7:50 am (UTC-5)
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European stock prices are lower in midday trading Tuesday. London’s Financial Times, the CAC-40 in Paris and the DAX index in Frankfurt are all down around three-quarters of one percent. In New York, the S&P futures contract is down more than five points, indicating a lower opening. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly two percent to […]

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Asia Markets Close Mostly Higher

Posted October 11th, 2011 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Major Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained nearly two percent to finish at 8,774. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index soared nearly two and one-half percent to finish the day’s trading at 18,142. Share prices were also higher in Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei and Wellington, […]

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