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US Stocks Higher in Early Wednesday Trading

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks advanced in Wednesday’s early trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.2 percent, while the S&P 500 gained nine-tenths of a percent. The NASDAQ moved up six-tenths of a percent. European stock markets were higher in Wednesday’s afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index was up seven-tenths of a percent, with the CAC-40 […]

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Asian Markets Close Higher

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 7:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets closed mostly higher Wednesday. In Asia, Tokyo’s Nikkei index lost two-tenths of a percent to close at 8,748. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was up half of a percent to end at 19,066. Elsewhere, markets were higher in Seoul, Singapore, Mumbai, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Shanghai, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Manila […]

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European Markets Higher at Midday

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 7:25 am (UTC-5)
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European stock markets were higher in midday trading Wednesday. London’s Financial Times 100 index was up a fifth of a percent to 5,535. The CAC-40 in Paris was up nearly a quarter of a percent to 3,182. And the DAX in Frankfurt was up nearly half a percent at 6,073. The S&P futures contract was […]

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Tokyo Stocks Higher, Dollar Lower

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 5:15 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices closed higher Wednesday, and the dollar was lower against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained just over one-tenth of a percent to close at 8,772. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 75.92 yen, down a sixth of a yen from late Tuesday. Gold was trading at $1,714.50.

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Asian Markets Mostly Higher

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were higher in trading Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained just over one-tenth of a percent to close at 8,772. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was up nearly half of a percent to end at 19051. Elsewhere markets were higher in Shanghai, Taipei and Wellington, but lower in Manila. The dollar was selling […]

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Tokyo Market Higher, Dollar Lower

Posted October 26th, 2011 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese share prices closed higher Wednesday, and the dollar was lower against the yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained just over one-tenth of a percent to close at 8,772. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 76.01 yen, down a fraction from late Tuesday. The Taipei market gained six-tenths of a percent to close at […]

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US Stocks Decline

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks declined sharply in Tuesday’s trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 1.7 percent to close at 11,707. The S&P 500 fell 2 percent to hit 1,229, while the NASDAQ composite index slid 2.3 percent to finish at 2,638. European stock markets were down by the close of Tuesday’s trading. London’s Financial Times 100 […]

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US Stocks Decline

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks declined in Tuesday’s midday trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped nine-tenths of one percent, the S&P 500 fell 1.1 percent, while the NASDAQ slid 1.2 percent. European stock markets were down by the close of Tuesday’s trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index was down four-tenths of a percent to end at 5,526. […]

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US Stocks Decline

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. stocks declined in Tuesday’s early trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 dropped eight-tenths of a percent, while the NASDAQ moved down seven-tenths of a percent. European stock markets were mixed in Tuesday’s afternoon trading. London’s Financial Times 100 index was down two-tenths of a percent, the CAC-40 in Paris fell […]

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European Markets Mixed at Midday

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 7:20 am (UTC-5)
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European stock markets were mixed in midday trading Tuesday. London’s Financial Times 100 index was up a third of a percent to 5,565. The CAC-40 in Paris slipped a quarter of a percent to 3,212. And the DAX in Frankfurt was up one percent at 6,119. The S&P futures contract was up 6 points, indicating […]

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