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Global stocks slide amid concerns about world economy

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Global stocks fell on Thursday as investors worried about the health of the global economy given the Federal Reserve’s cautious stance about raising its interest rates. Financial markets were closed for holidays in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Britain’s FTSE 100 slid 0.9 percent at 6,248 and Germany’s DAX fell 1.2 percent ...

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Global stocks mostly higher as crude oil rises

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TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose Tuesday as a jump in oil prices, a weaker yen and optimism on Wall Street helped to offset worries over China’s growth. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 added 0.1 percent to 4,315, while Germany’s DAX shed 0.1 percent to 9,941. Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.5 percent to 6,181. U.S. shares were set for ...

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Global stocks fall as oil drops, IMF sees gloomy outlook

Global stocks fall as oil drops, IMF sees gloomy outlook

TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks fell Tuesday as oil prices dropped further and the head of the International Monetary Fund sounded downbeat on the outlook for the world economy. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 fell 2.1 percent to 4,252.21, while Germany’s DAX dropped 2.2 percent to 9,607.29. Britain’s FTSE 100 fell 1.4 percent to 6,080.85. U.S. shares were set to drift ...

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US stock indexes are edging lower in afternoon trading

FILE - In a March 30, 2016 file photo, trader William McInerney, left, and specialist Jay Woods work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stock indexes were trading in a narrow range in early trading Monday, April 4, 2016, as investors worked through several company announcements. Global markets were modestly higher. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes were slightly lower in quiet trading Monday, as investors worked through several company announcements. Health care companies were solidly higher. Global markets rose modestly. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average slipped four points, or less than 0.1 percent, to 17,788 as of 12:25 p.m. Eastern. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was ...

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Global stocks slide for 2nd day after oil decline

Global stocks slide for 2nd day after oil decline

LONDON (AP) — Global stocks fell sharply Thursday as oil prices slid and a U.S. Federal Reserve official argued for a possible interest rate hike that saw the dollar gain ground. KEEPING SCORE: On the last day before the long Easter weekend break, stock markets in Europe were posting big losses. France’s CAC-40 fell 1.7 percent to 4,350 points while ...

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Global stocks gain as oil price extends recovery

Global stocks gain as oil price extends recovery

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stocks mostly posted strong gains on Thursday as a rebound in the price of oil and solid U.S. manufacturing data boosted investor sentiment. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany’s DAX was up 1.6 percent to 9,522.40 and France’s CAC 40 traded 0.8 percent higher at 4,266.89. But Britain’s FTSE 100 edged down 0.3 percent to ...

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Indexes rise as crude recovers; Fed meet eyed

U.S. stock indexes were sharply higher in early morning trading on Tuesday as crude oil prices recovered from near 11-year lows and ahead of a widely expected increase in interest rates later in the week. The U.S. Federal Reserve begins a two-day policy meeting later in the day to decide on rates, with a statement scheduled for Wednesday. Traders see ...

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