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Asian shares slip; German, Korean data hurt risk appetite

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares slipped on Thursday as a surprise deterioration in German and South Korean economic data rekindled fears of slowing global growth, while oil prices pulled back slightly after a sharp run-up earlier in the week. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index outside a Read More

Asian shares dip; euro weighed by sagging German business morale

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares slipped on Thursday as a surprise deterioration in German business morale rekindled fears of slowing global growth, while oil prices pulled back slightly after a sharp run-up earlier in the week. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Read More

European shares hit highest since August on Credit Suisse, SAP

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LONDON (Reuters) – World shares pared back losses on Wednesday as positive earnings in Europe from Credit Suisse and investor support for SAP helped soothe worries that China has put broader stimulus on hold. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London, Britain, December 29, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville Read More

World shares fall as China stimulus worries offset upbeat Credit Suisse earnings

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LONDON (Reuters) – World shares took a step back on Wednesday as signals that China has put broader stimulus on hold offset positive results from Credit Suisse, which kicked off the earnings season for European investment banks. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX board is pictured at Frankfurt’s stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany Read More

S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record closing highs on upbeat earnings

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 index and the Nasdaq registered record closing highs after a broadbased rally on Tuesday, as a clutch of better-than-expected earnings reports eased concerns about a slowdown. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid In Read More

S&P 500 nears record high after upbeat earnings

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 index moved closer to its record high on Tuesday, as a clutch of better-than-expected earnings reports eased concerns about a slowdown, sparking a broad-based rally. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid The benchmark Read More

Asian stocks inch up but China falters; oil at 2019 highs

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HONG KONG/TOKYO (Reuters) – Stocks in Asia rose marginally on Tuesday as many markets reopened after the long Easter break, while oil jumped to its highest this year as the United States tightened sanctions on Iran. FILE PHOTO: Visitors are seen as market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange Read More

Asian shares steady after Easter weekend; oil hits 2019 highs

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares were little changed on Tuesday, hovering not far from nine-month peaks hit last week, with concerns China may slow the pace of policy easing curbing the market’s enthusiasm. FILE PHOTO: Visitors are seen as market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo, Read More

Oil jumps on U.S. plans to tighten Iran sanctions, dollar eases

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Crude oil jumped almost 3% on Monday after the United States said it will tighten a clamp-down on Iranian oil exports in May while U.S. equities were little changed as Wall Street braced for corporate results in a busy earnings week. FILE PHOTO: A trader works on the floor at the Read More