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Markets - Equity

Markets - Equity - Asia

China stocks give up gains as investor sentiment remains weak SHANGHAI: China stocks surrendered initial gains and closed lower on Tuesday, a reflection of weak investor sentiment amid worries about the economy. The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen fell 0.2 percent, to 3,106.32, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.4 percent, to 2,878.56 points.The indexes rose in the morning session, tracking global markets as expectations grew that British voters will opt to remain in the European Union in Thursday's referendum.But the market suffered a bout of selling in the afternoon session, with small-caps leading the declines.Shenzhen's start-up board ChiNext lost 1.4 percent.Copyright Reuters, 2016


Markets - Equity - Europe

European shares retreat as miners lose ground LONDON: European shares fell in early trading on Tuesday after a sharp rally in the previous session, with the market coming under pressure following a drop in mining and energy shares. The Pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 and the STOXX Europe 600 indexes were both down 0.4 percent by 0712 GMT after surging around 3.7 percent in the previous session.Britain's commodity-heavy FTSE 100 index dropped 0.6 percent after a fall in the prices of industrial metals, with ...

Markets - Equity - Asia

Tokyo shares end higher with Yellen remarks, Brexit in focus TOKYO: Tokyo shares rose for a third straight session on Tuesday, as investors look to Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen's Congressional testimony and Britain's EU membership vote later this week.Yellen is scheduled to speak on monetary policy from Tuesday in a semiannual report to lawmakers, as markets try to gauge when the Fed will lift interest rates again.At the close, Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 index was up 1.28 percent, or 203.81 points, at 16,169.11, while ...

Markets - Equity - Europe

European stocks fall at open LONDON: Europe's main stock markets fell at the start of trading on Tuesday as EU referendum jitters returned following huge gains for the region's share prices during the previous session.London's benchmark FTSE 100 index slipped 0.7 percent to 6,161.47 points compared with the close on Monday.Frankfurt's DAX 30 index dipped 0.2 percent to 9,943.84 points and the CAC 40 in Paris eased 0.1 percent to 4,335.89.World stock markets had surged Monday, with Europe's leading indices ...

Markets - Equity - Asia

Asia markets extend gains but Britain EU vote shreds nerves HONG KONG: Asian markets mostly rose again Tuesday on hopes Britain will choose to stay in the European Union, but traders are moving cautiously with the outcome on a knife-edge just days before voting.With a series of polls putting the "Leave" and "Remain" camps neck and neck ahead of Thursday's poll, two of the world's investment titans, Li Ka-shing and George Soros, warned an exit vote would spell economic doom for Britain.While stock traders built ...

Markets - Equity - Americas

TSX gains as Brexit worry subsides; materials drag TORONTO: Canada's main stock index jumped higher in early trade on Monday, as investors returned to equity markets on rising expectations that Britain will vote to remain in the European Union later this week. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 133.26 points, or 0.96 percent, at 14,035.03 shortly after the open. Nine of its 10 main groups rose, with materials the only drag. Copyright Reuters, 2016

Markets - Equity - Americas

US stocks bolt higher in Brexit relief rally NEW YORK: US stocks traded sharply higher Monday, joining a global markets rally as investors cheered polls suggesting Britons may choose to remain in the European Union in a vote this week.Polls in Britain showed the "Remain" camp gaining ground against "Leave" supporters, putting the race neck-and-neck just three days before Thursday's referendum."Relief seen in just about every corner," said Patrick O'Hare of Briefing.com.Forty minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 1.2 ...