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Markets - Equity

Markets - Equity - Europe

European stock markets rebound at open LONDON: Europe's main stock markets rebounded at the open on Tuesday, with all eyes on the US Federal Reserve as it prepares to kick-off its latest policy meeting.London's benchmark FTSE 100 index climbed 0.6 to 6,295.19 points compared with Monday's closing level.In the eurozone, Frankfurt's DAX 30 index gained 0.6 percent to 10,359.77 points and the Paris CAC 40 won 0.2 percent in value to 4,557.00.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016


Markets - Equity - Asia

Tokyo stocks slip before Fed, Mitsubishi Motors dives TOKYO: Tokyo shares fell Tuesday ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting, with Mitsubishi Motors hammered for a fifth day in response to a report that it used an improper fuel-testing method for decades.Japan's leading Nikkei business newspaper also said Mitsubishi had been supplying false results on more models than previously reported, widening the possible scope of a data-cheating scandal that has plunged the automaker into crisis.The Tokyo-listed shares dropped 9.58 percent to close at ...

Markets - Equity - Asia

Hong Kong, Shanghai stocks lower at break HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks sank Tuesday morning in line with a regional sell-off ahead of a US Federal Reserve policy meeting and the start of corporate earnings season.The Hang Seng Index in Hong Kong slipped 0.81 percent, or 173.12 points, to 21.131.32.And the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index eased 0.28 percent, or 8.15 points, to 2,938.52 while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, edged down 0.12 percent, or 2.31 points, ...

Markets - Equity - Asia

Tokyo stocks slips ahead of Fed meeting, Mitsubishi Motors dives TOKYO: Tokyo shares fell Tuesday ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting as Mitsubishi Motors dived again on a report that it had been using an improper fuel-testing method for decades.The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange lost 0.49 percent, or 86.02 points, to close at 17,353.28, while the broader Topix index of all first-section shares was down 0.72 percent, or 10.14 points, at 1,391.69.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016

Markets - Equity - Americas

US stocks drop ahead of Fed, data releases NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks fell Monday, retreating at the start of a heavy week of economic news that includes a US Federal Reserve meeting and major earnings and data releases.Near the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stood at 17,979.50, down 24.25 points (0.13 percent).The broad-based S&P 500 dipped 3.68 (0.18 percent) to 2,087.90, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 10.44 (0.21 percent) to 4,897.79.The Dow and S&P 500 hit peaks for ...

Markets - Equity - Americas

Wall St slightly lower on energy drag, earnings NEW YORK: Energy shares dragged Wall Street slightly lower on Monday, coinciding with a decline in oil prices, while earnings and guidance from companies including Perrigo and Xerox also weighed on US stocks. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 26.3 points, or 0.15 percent, to 17,977.45, the S&P 500 lost 3.78 points, or 0.18 percent, to 2,087.8 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 10.44 points, or 0.21 percent, to 4,895.79. Copyright Reuters, 2016

Markets - Equity - Americas

US stocks open lower ahead of Fed meeting, Apple results NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks fell early Monday at the start of a jam-packed news week that includes a Federal Reserve policy meeting and earnings from Apple and other US business giants.About 25 minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was at 17,917.53, down 86.22 points (0.48 percent).The broad-based S&P 500 fell 9.37 (0.45 percent) to 2,082.21, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 14.63 (0.30 percent) to 4,891.60.The Fed is widely expected to ...