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Tokyo shares fall after Turkish jet strike TOKYO: Tokyo shares snapped a five-day winning streak Wednesday as jitters over the Turkish downing of a Russian jet fighter dragged the market into negative territory.The decline underscored investor concern about the broader implications of the incident on the Syrian border."Turkey shooting down the Russian plane is certainly not a positive event for markets -- this isn't something we can just ignore and continue to push stock prices higher," Chihiro Ohta, general manager of investment information at SMBC Nikko Securities, told Bloomberg News.Japanese investors were also awaiting fresh economic data later this week -- including inflation, unemployment and spending figures -- as well as details of a government stimulus package.The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange closed down 0.39 percent, or 77.31 points, at 19,847.58, dropping off three-month highs.The broader Topix index of all first-section shares fell 0.70 percent, or 11.27 points, to 1,594.67.Concern about geopolitical tensions ...

RECORDER REPORT: KSE mid day update KARACHI: On Wednesday, until mid day, KSE-100 Index was at 33240.20 with a negative change of -331.39 and volume of 33,119,250 shares.High and Low were 33616.52 and 33235.16 respectively. Total volume traded in the market was 67,244,650 shares with 286 total traded companies out of which 54 were up, 219 were down and 13 were unchanged.TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNICATION was the top traded sector with total traded volume of 10,144,000 shares. It was followed by CHEMICAL ...

Hollande, Obama vow unity against IS, appeal to Russia WASHINGTON: France and the United States pledged Tuesday to step up the fight against the Islamic State group, urging Russia to throw its weight behind global efforts to resolve the four-year Syrian conflict.President Francois Hollande met his US counterpart Barack Obama at the White House as Turkey's downing of a Russian warplane dealt a severe blow to efforts to coordinate the fight against IS.Speaking 11 days after militants killed 130 people in the French capital, ...

Mexico, Qatar sign aviation deal during emir's visit MEXICO CITY: Mexico and Qatar signed an agreement on Tuesday to establish commercial flights between their capitals as the Gulf monarchy's ruler visited the Latin American nation.Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto hosted Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, at Mexico City's National Palace, where they oversaw the signing of several agreements.It was the first visit by a Qatari emir since the two nations established diplomatic relations in 1975.Pena Nieto declared that the meeting ...

Chicago on edge after police shooting video CHICAGO: Racial tensions soared here on Tuesday as officials released a graphic video of a police officer shooting a black teen, shortly after he was charged for the death.Crowds of demonstrators gathered for an organized protest in Chicago, but there were only small scuffles with law enforcement.The dashcam video shows officer Jason Van Dyke open fire 16 times on Laquan McDonald, 17.Shot from an approaching cruiser, it shows McDonald run down the middle of the ...

Tensions soar as Turkey shoots down Russian plane ANKARA: Turkey shot down a Russian war plane on the Syrian border on Tuesday, sending tensions spiralling as Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Ankara its "stab in the back" would have serious consequences.NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said the military alliance stood by member Turkey after the incident, but echoed appeals for calm from other world leaders as fears grow of clashes between coalition and Russian planes in the skies over Syria."We stand in solidarity with ...


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,813.39 0.01
Arrow Nasdaq 5,116.15 0.26
Arrow S&P 2,088.87 0.01
Arrow FTSE 6,337.64 0.96
Arrow DAX 11,169.54 2.15
Arrow CAC-40 4,892.99 1.51
Arrow Nikkei 19,847.58 0.39
Arrow H.Seng 22,498.00 0.40
Arrow Sensex 25,775.74 0.17

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