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Uncertainty Grips World Financial Markets in Wake of European Elections

Posted May 7th, 2012 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Uncertainty is gripping world financial markets, after elections in Greece and France raised concerns about the future of austerity measures to help rescue Europe’s debt-ridden governments and its ailing economies. Key Asian markets fell sharply Monday, with Japan’s Nikkei index closing down 2.8 percent and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng off 2.6 percent. The Athens stock […]

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Uncertainty Grips World Financial Markets in Wake of European Elections

Posted May 7th, 2012 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Uncertainty is gripping world financial markets, after elections in Greece and France raised concerns about the future of austerity measures to help rescue Europe’s debt-ridden governments and its ailing economies. Key Asian markets fell sharply Monday, with Japan’s Nikkei index closing down 2.8 percent and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng off 2.6 percent. The Athens stock […]

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Uncertainty Grips World Financial Markets in Wake of European Elections

Posted May 7th, 2012 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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Uncertainty is gripping world financial markets, after elections in Greece and France raised concerns about the future of austerity measures to help rescue Europe’s debt-ridden governments and its ailing economies. Key Asian markets fell sharply, with Japan’s Nikkei index closed down 2.8 percent and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng off 2.6 percent. The Athens stock exchange […]

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World Markets Fall After European Elections Raise Concerns

Posted May 7th, 2012 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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Investors pushed major markets across Asia and Europe lower Monday, following elections in Greece and France that raised concerns about the future of austerity measures put into place to help rescue ailing eurozone economies. Stocks in Greece plunged more than 7 percent in early trading, while markets in Germany and France fell more than 1 […]

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World Markets Fall After European Elections Raise Concerns

Posted May 7th, 2012 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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Investors pushed major markets across Asia and Europe lower Monday, following elections in Greece and France that raised concerns about the future of austerity measures put into place to help rescue ailing eurozone economies. Japan’s Nikkei index closed down 2.8 percent while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was down 2.7 percent in late afternoon trading. Markets […]

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Asian Markets Fall After European Elections Raise Concerns

Posted May 7th, 2012 at 3:05 am (UTC-5)
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Investors pushed major Asian markets lower Monday, following elections in Greece and France that raised concerns about the future of austerity measures put into place to help rescue ailing eurozone economies. Japan’s Nikkei index closed down 2.8 percent while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was down 2.7 percent in afternoon trading. European markets also signaled sharp […]

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Asian Markets Fall After European Elections Raise Concerns

Posted May 6th, 2012 at 11:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Major Asian markets opened lowered Monday, following elections in Greece and France that raised concerns about the future of austerity measures put into place to help rescue ailing eurozone economies. Japan’s Nikkei index and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng both dropped more than 2 percent in early trading. In France, voters elected as their new president […]

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Asian Markets Lower after S&P Eurozone Downgrade Threat

Posted December 6th, 2011 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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Asian markets were trading lower Tuesday after the Standard and Poor’s rating agency said it may soon downgrade 15 eurozone countries if European leaders cannot come up with a plan to fix the region’s debt crisis. Tokyo’s Nikkei index, South Korea’s Kospi and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are all down more than one percent, while […]

Asian Markets Tumble on New Fears of Greek Default

Posted November 2nd, 2011 at 8:00 am (UTC-5)
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Stock prices tumbled across Asia Wednesday after the Greek government’s call for a referendum on an austerity plan renewed fears of default. Japanese shares closed down more than 2 percent while Hong Kong was down about 1.9 percent. Several other major markets were down more than 1 percent. The sell-off followed similar losses in New […]

Asian Markets Tumble on New Fears of Greek Default

Posted November 2nd, 2011 at 1:52 am (UTC-5)
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Stock prices tumbled across Asia Wednesday after the Greek government’s call for a referendum on an austerity plan renewed fears of default. Japanese shares were down about 2 percent in afternoon trading while Hong Kong and Seoul both were down about 1 percent. The sell-off followed similar losses in New York and continued after the […]

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