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  • Ford is up after it replaced CEO Mark Fields, while chemicals maker Huntsman is rising after it agreed to combine with Swiss competitor Clariant. The Dow Jones industrial average added 97 points, or 0.5 percent, to 20,902. The Nasdaq composite gained 31 points, or 0.5 percent, to 6,114. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks picked up 8 points, or 0.6...

  • TOKYO— Global shares were mixed on Monday, with Asian markets cheered by the latest rally on Wall Street and relative quiet in U.S. politics while benchmarks in Europe mostly drifted lower in early trading. Britain's FTSE 100 gained 0.3 percent to 7,491.61. Trump will travel on to Israel and Europe and attend a summit of the Group of Seven nations.

  • *Asia ex- Japan, Nikkei both poised for weekly losses. SINGAPORE, May 19- Asian stocks were slightly higher on Friday after a sluggish start, while the dollar held most of the gains it made overnight on strong U.S. economic data as some risk appetite returned despite caution over political turbulence in the United States. Financial spreadbetter London Capital...

  • TOKYO— Global shares meandered Friday, but were mostly higher, following an overnight recovery on Wall Street, though investor optimism was tempered by U.S. political uncertainties and a crisis brewing in Brazil. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 gained 0.5 percent in early trading to 5,313.86, while Germany's DAX rose 0.3 percent to 12,623.99.

  • The rally came a day after the market's worst drop since September as political tumult deepened in Washington, stoking worries among investors that President Donald Trump may have trouble enacting tax cuts and other business-friendly policies. "People may be wanting to put money to work in stocks, but the bonds they bought yesterday, they're still going to...

  • LONDON, May 18- European shares dropped to two-week lows on Thursday as political upheaval in Washington D.C. continued to weigh, though deal-making activity and earnings updates kept the region's outperformance against global peers intact. The pan-European STOXX 600 0.9 percent, while Germany's DAX retreated 0.8 percent and Britain's FTSE 100 dropped 1.3...

  • LONDON, May 18- European shares dropped in early deals on Thursday as political upheaval in Washington D.C. continued to weigh, though deal-making activity and earnings updates kept the region's outperformance against global peers intact. The pan-European STOXX 600 0.4 percent, while Germany's DAX retreated 0.3 percent and Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.5...

  • Spreadbetters expected European stocks to follow suit, forecasting a lower open for Britain's FTSE, Germany's DAX and France's CAC. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.5 percent. Japan's Nikkei shed 1.4 percent, Australian shares lost 1.1 percent and South Korea's KOSPI declined 0.4 percent.

  • HONG KONG— Asian and European stock markets extended a global selloff Thursday as Washington's political chaos made investors more nervous about risky assets and the outlook for President Donald Trump's business-friendly proposals. Britain's FTSE 100 sank 0.8 percent to 7,444.97 and France's CAC 40 shed 0.4 percent to 5,294.83. The market turmoil...

  • LONDON— Global stock markets and the dollar drifted lower Wednesday as traders fretted over reports that President Donald Trump appealed to ex-FBI Director James Comey to ditch an investigation into ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn. Though the White House has denied the allegation, there's mounting unease in markets over the developments...

  • LONDON, May 16- Investors have deepened their love affair with euro zone stocks and pushed allocations to two-year highs-- the third-highest on record-- while buoyant company earnings signal an extension of the global equity bull run, a survey showed on Tuesday. The latest monthly survey by Bank of America Merrill Lynch showed money managers continued to swing...

  • *Germany's DAX, Britain's FTSE hit fresh highs. LONDON, May 16- European shares retreated on Tuesday as disappointing earnings updates weighed on banks and pharma stocks, though a well-received outlook from Vodafone helped Britain's FTSE 100 touch a record high. Germany's DAX also hit a fresh all-time peak before reversing course to trade 0.1 percent lower.

  • LONDON, May 16- European shares retreated early on Tuesday as disappointing earnings updates weighed on banks and pharma firms, though a well-received update from Vodafone helped the FTSE 100 touch a record high. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was down 0.1 percent, and Germany's DAX traded flat. Banking stocks were the biggest weight, with Spain's Banco...

  • KEEPING SCORE: London's FTSE 100 rose 0.3 percent to 7,476.65 and Germany's DAX was unchanged at 12,811.81. On Monday, the DAX and FTSE 100 rose 0.3 percent while the CAC-40 gained 0.2 percent. Benchmarks in Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines gained while New Zealand, Taiwan and Singapore declined.

  • LONDON, May 15- Oil's strongest run of gains since December cushioned the hit to stock markets on Monday from a successful missile test by North Korea and a cyber attack that locked 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries. Asian shares hit a two-year high overnight and Wall Street was set to open higher, while Europe's major markets were mixed after hitting...

  • The Dow Jones industrial average gained 86 points, or 0.4 percent, to 20,982, the Nasdaq composite gained 22, or 0.4 percent, to 6,143 and the Russell 2000 index of smaller stocks rose 14 points, or 1 percent, to 1,396.. Many oil-producing countries around the world have already cut their production in hopes of supporting the price of oil, and Russia and Saudi Arabia...

  • *APAC ex- Japan posts gains; Nikkei down on stronger yen. *APAC ex- Japan, emerging market indices hit 2- yr highs. SINGAPORE, May 15- Resilient Asian stocks edged up to a two-year high on Monday, shaking off threats from by a ransomware attack that locked some 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries at the weekend, a missile test by North Korea, and weak U.S. data.

  • The Russell 2000 index lost 5 points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,385.. NOSEDIVE: Nordstrom plunged $4.81, or 10.4 percent, to $41.40, the biggest loss in the S&P 500, after a key sales figure weakened last month by more than analysts expected. J.C. Penney fell 73 cents, or 13.8 percent, to $4.56 after it reported a loss for its latest quarter and weaker revenue than analysts...

  • HONG KONG— World stock markets were mixed Friday amid U.S. political uncertainties following President Donald Trump's dismissal of the FBI chief. KEEPING SCORE: European shares opened higher, with Germany's DAX rising 0.2 percent to 12,731.37 and Britain's FTSE 100 up 0.2 percent to 7,403.80. TRUMP'S TROUBLES: The continuing fallout over President Donald...

  • TOKYO, May 12- Asian shares were hobbled on Friday by a downbeat performance on Wall Street though they remained on track for weekly gains, while oil prices extended a rally on hopes for output cuts. Financial spreadbetters expect European markets to shrug off Asia's gloom, and see flat to modestly higher openings for Britain's FTSE 100, Germany's DAX and...