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  • Germany's DAX rose 0.1 percent to 11,554.09 and Britain's FTSE 100 climbed 0.2 percent to 7.232. 39. One factor behind the currency fluctuations was British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech about Britain's pending departure from the European Union, which soothed investors following months of uncertainty about the plan for an exit following the June...

  • MIXED MARKET: Nearly as many stocks rose on the New York Stock Exchange as fell, despite all three major stock indexes being down. It rose $1.74, or 3.1 percent, to $57.71 after British American Tobacco said it would buy the remaining 57.8 percent of the company that it doesn't already own. British American Tobacco said it will pay $59.64 per share in cash and stock.

  • LONDON, Jan 17- European shares were dragged lower by miners and carmakers on Tuesday, as markets awaited details of Britain's Brexit position in a late morning speech by Prime Minister Theresa May. The pan-European STOXX index was down 0.4 percent, and Britain's blue-chip FTSE extended its losses, down 0.3 percent. Swiss chocolate maker Lindt saw its shares...

  • BEIJING— Global stocks fell further Tuesday after Britain said Prime Minister Theresa May will announce London plans to withdraw completely from the European Union. ASIA'S DAY: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index lost 1.5 percent to 18,813.53 and the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.2 percent to 3,108.77. BREXIT: The British government said May, in a speech Tuesday,...

  • *May to outline Britain's EU exit plan amid "hard Brexit" fears. TOKYO, Jan 17- The pound hovered near three-month lows versus the dollar on Tuesday and stocks were mostly weaker as investors waited for British Prime Minister Theresa May to lay out plans to exit the European Union amid fears Britain will lose access to the single market. Speadbetters forecast a...

  • TOKYO— Global stock markets and the pound fell on Monday amid worries that Britain will opt for a "hard exit" from the European Union in which it severs its access to the bloc's single market. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 dropped 0.7 percent to 4,885 and Germany's DAX shed 0.6 percent to 11,557. Britain's FTSE 100 inched down only 0.1 percent to 7,327, as the drop in...

  • *Britain's FTSE extends historic winning streak. NEW YORK, Jan 13- European stocks advanced on Friday, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq rose in line with gains in U.S. Bank of America Merrill Lynch, for instance, reported a 47- percent rise in fourth-quarter profit, while JP Morgan Chase also reported strong earnings, with a 24- percent rise in profit.

  • *Britain's FTSE extends historic winning streak. *Oil falls on China concerns, set for weekly drop on OPEC doubts. NEW YORK, Jan 13- European stocks advanced on Friday, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq rose in line with gains in U.S.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- European and U.S. stocks advanced on Friday, on track to close the week on a firmer note, while the dollar recovered as investors were encouraged by upbeat bank earnings and positive U.S. economic data. Bank of America Merrill Lynch kicked off the U.S. bank earning season, reporting a 47 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit thanks to an upswing in...

  • LONDON, Jan 13- European and U.S. stocks looked to end a sluggish week on a high note on Friday, while the dollar headed for its biggest weekly decline in two months and U.S. bond yields eyed their longest run of weekly declines since July. Bank of America Merrill Lynch kicked off the U.S. bank earning season, reporting a 47 percent rise in fourth quarter profit thanks to...

  • "The banking sector will be the major focus," said Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst at Think Markets UK. Shares in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles rose 6 percent, recouping some of the previous session's 16 percent slump triggered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's accusations that the car maker illegally masked excess diesel emissions.

  • *Britain's FTSE sets new record high. LONDON, Jan 13- European shares rose on Monday, led higher by automobile stocks, with Britain's benchmark equity index setting a new all-time high and on track for a record 14th straight session of gains. However Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne told La Repubblica newspaper on Friday that the EPA's accusations that...

  • KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 gained 0.3 percent to 7,312 while France's CAC 40 rose 0.8 percent to 4,902. Germany's DAX advanced 0.5 percent to 11,579. Futures showed U.S. markets headed for a lackluster start. In November, China's exports eked out a 0.1 percent expansion after shrinking for nine straight months. "The upshot is that while China's trade...

  • Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks modestly lower Thursday, wiping out much of the market's gains from a day earlier. Hess slumped 4.8 percent and chipmaker Micron Technology fell 2.1 percent. "The market has been running pretty nicely this year, so this is just a little bit of a pullback, a little bit of a consolidation," said Troy Logan, managing...

  • TOKYO, Jan 11- Asian shares rose to two-month highs on Wednesday as investors looked to President-elect Donald Trump's news conference later in the day for clues on his policies on taxes, fiscal spending, international trade and currencies. European shares are expected to open slightly lower after Tuesday's gains, with spread-betters seeing Britain's FTSE...

  • *FTSE ends up 0.5 pct, STOXX up 0.1 pct. LONDON/ MILAN, Jan 10 (Reuters)- Britain's FTSE 100 blue-chip index hit fresh record highs on Tuesday, boosted by gains among retailers, while a rally in mining stocks more than offset weaker financials, helping European shares end slightly in positive territory. The pan-European STOXX 600 index inched up 0.1 percent, while the...

  • Banks led the major U.S. stock indexes mostly higher in late-afternoon trading Tuesday, placing the market on course to recover ground lost earlier in the day. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average was little changed at 19,882 as of 3:45 p.m. Eastern Time. THE QUOTE: A better-than-anticipated survey of small businesses helped lift the markets...

  • LONDON, Jan 10- Britain's FTSE 100 share index climbed to fresh record highs on Tuesday with UK retailers gaining, while European blue chips failed to hold early gains, with financials the biggest drag. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was down 0.3 percent, while the FTSE 100 hit a new all-time high of 7,261.16 points before paring back slightly to stand 0.2...

  • *Asia ex- Japan gains, Nikkei closes down 0.8 percent. European markets were poised for a lacklustre start, with financial spreadbetter CMC Markets expecting Britain's FTSE 100, which touched a record high as the pound retreated, to open flat; and Germany's DAX and France's CAC 40 to start the day down 0.2 percent. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares...

  • France's CAC 40 slid 0.3 percent to 4,893.97 and Germany's DAX lost 0.2 percent to 11,571.95. Britain's FTSE 100 edged up 0.1 percent to 7.214. 30. ASIA'S DAY: Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng index advanced 0.3 percent to close at 22,558.69 while the Shanghai Composite in mainland China rose 0.5 percent to 3,171.24.