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  • More than twice as many stocks rose as fell on the New York Stock Exchange. They followed the price of oil higher, as benchmark U.S. crude rose 27 cents to settle at $43.01 per barrel. Brent crude, the international standard, rose 32 cents to close at $45.54.

  • HONG KONG— World stock markets were mixed on Friday as oil prices stabilized and investors assessed Beijing's moves to tighten up on some Chinese companies as well as the latest survey on eurozone economic growth. Britain's FTSE 100 slipped 0.3 percent to 7,418.06. ASIA'S DAY: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index finished 0.1 percent higher at 20,132.67 and...

  • Financial spreadbetter CMC Markets sees European markets opening modestly weaker, with Britain's FTSE 100, Germany's DAX and France's CAC 40 all seen shedding points in early trade. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was nearly unchanged on the day, and was up 0.4 percent for the week. "Investors have no incentives today to take new...

  • *Asia ex- Japan rises 0.6 pct; Nikkei slips on stronger yen. Britain's FTSE 100 and France's CAC 40 slipped 0.4 percent each. "Most of the weakness in equity markets is related to the energy sector, and that's due to the massive weakness we've seen in oil, which is now trading in bear territory," said Naeem Aslam, the chief market analyst at ThinkMarkets in London.

  • *Asia ex- Japan rises 0.6 pct; Nikkei slips on stronger yen. Britain's FTSE 100, Germany's DAX and France's CAC 40 all slipped 0.3-0.4 percent as trading in Europe got under way. "As far as the market mentality is concerned, as long as the oil price keeps weakening, this is going to tell us something about the underlying capacity of the global economy to generate...

  • Health care stocks led the market higher, continuing their strong recent run, after the Senate released its proposal to revamp how Americans get medical care. Benchmark U.S. crude rose 28 cents, or 0.7 percent, to $42.81 per barrel. Brent crude, the international standard, added 45 cents, or 1 percent, to $45.27.

  • *Asia ex- Japan rises 0.6 pct; Nikkei slips on stronger yen. European stocks were mixed with financial spreadbetter CMC Markets expecting Britain's FTSE 100 to open up 0.1 percent, Germany's DAX to be little changed and France's CAC 40 to start the day down 0.1 percent. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan climbed 0.7 percent.

  • *Asia ex- Japan rises 0.3 pct; Nikkei slips on stronger yen. SINGAPORE, June 22- Asian stocks advanced on Thursday as oil prices struggled to climb off a 10- month low hit overnight on concerns over a supply glut and falling demand. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan climbed 0.3 percent.

  • *Asia ex- Japan rises 0.2 pct; Nikkei little changed. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan edged up 0.2 percent. Japan's Nikkei and South Korea's KOSPI were flat, while Australian shares rose0.4 percent.

  • Bond yields held steady, while stocks in mainland China got a small boost after they got the OK to join a widely followed index of emerging-market stocks. After being up by as much as 1.6 percent earlier in the day, benchmark U.S. crude turned lower and fell 98 cents, or 2.3 percent, to settle at $42.53 per barrel. Brent crude, the international standard, fell $1.20, or 2.6...

  • *STOXX 600 down 0.8 pct. LONDON, June 21- Weakness among financial and retail stocks sent European shares sliding again on Wednesday, as Provident Financial fell sharply after a profit warning. Europe's STOXX 600 fell 0.8 percent, extending the previous session's losses, while euro zone stocks fell more sharply, down 1 percent along with the bloc's blue chips.

  • *STOXX 600 down 0.8 pct. LONDON, June 21- Weakness among financial and retail stocks sent European shares sliding again on Wednesday, as Provident Financial fell sharply after a profit warning. Europe's STOXX 600 fell 0.8 percent, extending the previous session's losses, while euro zone stocks fell more sharply, down 1 percent along with the bloc's blue chips.

  • *Asia shares stumble as energy stocks fall. SYDNEY, June 21- A renewed slump in oil prices to seven-month lows put Asian investors on edge on Wednesday, overshadowing a decision by U.S. index provider MSCI to add mainland Chinese stocks to one of its popular benchmarks. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 0.8 percent, with...

  • KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.3 percent to 7,448.72 and France's CAC 40 sank 1 percent to 5,239.08. Japan's Nikkei 225 finished 0.5 percent lower at 20,138.79 and South Korea's Kospi fell 0.5 percent to 2,357.53. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index dropped 0.6 percent to 25,694.58 while China's Shanghai Composite Index advanced 0.5 percent to 3,156.21.

  • *Germany's DAX hits fresh record high. LONDON, June 20- Stocks sensitive to the price of oil fell on Tuesday, putting pressure on European shares, with the pan-European benchmark ending lower after a strong start to the session. Britain's FTSE 100 index, the worst-performing major benchmark in Europe this year, fell 0.7 percent, hit by its heavy weighting in...

  • The Nasdaq composite lost 50.98 points, or 0.8 percent, to 6,188.03, and the Russell 2000 index of small-cap stocks fell 15.11, or 1.1 percent, to 1,402.97. Benchmark U.S. crude lost 97 cents, or 2.2 percent, to settle at $43.23 per barrel, and Brent crude, the international standard, fell 89 cents to $46.02 per barrel. The price of oil has been sloshing between $40 and $55...

  • *Germany's DAX hits fresh record high. Germany's DAX hit a fresh record high on Tuesday, bolstered by another day of gains for tech and retail sectors. "What we are starting to see is the enthusiasm in the oil price that was bred by the OPEC cuts... diminish, and as that diminishes, people are once more paying attention the fundamentals and the heavy oversupply that we're...

  • PARIS, June 20- Lufthansa is expecting its best ever summer for bookings, driven by strong demand for premium tickets, on North American routes and a booming German economy, its chief executive said on Tuesday. Lufthansa shares were up 0.8 percent at 1139 GMT, outperforming Germany's wider DAX index, which was up 0.2 percent. Spohr was speaking after Lufthansa...

  • LONDON, June 20- Euro zone shares rose on Tuesday and Germany's DAX hit a fresh record high on Tuesday, bolstered by another day of gains for tech and retail sectors. In Europe, Germany's Prosiebensat 1 led gains among media stocks after it sold its online travel agency Etraveli to CVC. In the UK, gains on the FTSE 100, the worst performing major benchmark in Europe...

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stock indexes climbed again to record heights on Monday, led by technology companies. They followed the lead of European markets, which jumped after French election results raised expectations for more pro-business economic reforms. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard& Poor's 500 index rose 16 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,498, as of 3 p.m. Eastern time.