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  • NEW YORK— Stocks clambered higher Wednesday for their biggest gain in two weeks and easily absorbed the Federal Reserve's latest increase in interest rates, a move that was widely expected. The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks jumped 20.45 points, or 1.5 percent, to 1,382.83. Gains were widespread, and seven stocks rose on the New York Stock Exchange...

  • LONDON— Stock markets in Europe and Wall Street futures eked out modest gains Wednesday ahead of an expected interest rate increase by the U.S. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was up 0.2 percent at 7,373 while Germany's DAX was flat at 11,987. The CAC 40 in France was 0.1 percent higher at 4,978. Wall Street was poised for some...

  • TOKYO, March 13- Asian shares rose on Monday, taking their cue from gains on Wall Street after strong U.S. job data, though the mood was cautious as oil prices plunged to 3 1/ 2- month lows on fresh worries of oversupply. Federal Reserve, a potentially divisive election in the Netherlands and a Group of 20 finance ministers' meeting kept many investors on edge.

  • TOKYO, March 10- Asian stocks edged up and the dollar rose to seven-week highs versus the yen on Friday, ahead of the closely-watched U.S. non-farm payrolls report due later in the day. Spreadbetters expected the firmer tone in equities to carry over into Europe, forecasting a higher open for Britain's FTSE, Germany's DAX and France's CAC. MSCI's broadest index of...

  • LONDON, March 6- European stocks and U.S. futures fell on Monday, as geopolitical tensions in Asia and U.S. President Donald Trump's accusation that his predecessor Barack Obama wiretapped him overshadowed a flurry of M&A activity in Europe. Deutsche Bank shares slumped more than 5 percent after Germany's biggest lender said it needs to issue more shares to...

  • *China cuts 2017 growth target to 6.5 pct. TOKYO, March 6- U.S. stock futures dropped but Asian shares were resilient on Monday as investors weighed the near-certain prospect of an interest rate hike in the United States this month against news of China's slower 2017 growth target. Risk appetites also took a hit on rising geopolitical tensions in East Asia, as North...

  • LONDON, March 3- European shares posted their best weekly gains of 2017 of Friday, although they were down on the day following disappointing company updates. France's blue-chip CAC 40 index closed up 0.7 percent, outperforming the broader European market, Germany's DAX and Britain's FTSE. It hit 5,002.32 points, its highest level since November 2015, after a...

  • LONDON, March 3- European shares dropped on Friday following disappointing company updates, although French stocks performed better after a poll eased anxieties over the impact on markets of the presidential election. France's blue-chip CAC 40 index was up 0.8 percent, outperforming the broader European market, Germany's DAX and Britain's FTSE.

  • *European stock markets climb, FTSE hits record high. LONDON, March 1- The dollar jumped and short-term U.S. Shares on Wall Street were expected to open higher, having hit record highs earlier this week, while gains in mining and bank stocks took Britain's blue-chip FTSE 100 index to an all-time high, buoyed by U.S. rate rise expectations and higher metals prices.

  • LONDON, March 1- Basic resource stocks were the top performers in a rising European share market on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump pledged $1 trillion of infrastructure spending in his first speech to Congress. The pan-European STOXX 600 index rose 1 percent, with Germany's DAX and France's CAC 40 outperforming peers, gaining 1.3 to 1.4 percent.

  • *Asia ex- Japan stocks down 0.2 pct; Nikkei up on weaker yen. *China, Japan Feb manufacturing activity beat expectations. "Investors had little to grasp, and market reaction during the speech was choppy and directionless," market strategists Paul Christopher, Scott Wren and Sameer Samana at Wells Fargo Investment Institute in St. Louis said.

  • TOKYO, Feb 28- Asian shares lost their grip on Tuesday but were still on track for a winning month, bolstered by gains on Wall Street as investors awaited a speech by U.S. In Europe, Germany's DAX and Britain's FTSE were expected to open higher. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan erased earlier modest gains and edged down slightly by...

  • *Yuan flat after Trump calls China "grand champions" of FX manipulation. TOKYO, Feb 24- Asian shares took a breather on Friday, slipping from 1-1/ 2- year highs as material shares were hit by sudden falls in copper and other commodity prices while investors assessed Washington's stance on tax and currency policies. European shares are expected to be soft, with...

  • LONDON/ MILAN, Feb 23- European shares fell slightly on Thursday, weighed down by a pull-back in banking and mining stocks in a day where trading activity was dominated by a raft of company earnings. Losses in Barclays and in HSBC, which continued its slide after a disappointing update earlier this week, resulted in a 1 percent fall for Europe's banking index.

  • *Asia ex- Japan, Nikkei little changed after mixed Wall Street. European markets were headed for a mixed start, with financial spreadbetter CMC Markets expecting Britain's FTSE 100 to open 0.3 percent lower, and Germany's DAX and France's CAC 40 to start the day slightly higher. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was unchanged, hovering...

  • *Unilever biggest FTSE gainer after review promise. *Italy's FTSE MIB weighed by Mediolanum. LONDON, Feb 22- European shares were steady at 14- month highs on Wednesday, supported by well-received earnings updates from companies such as Lloyds, Telefonica Deutschland and Scor.

  • LONDON, Feb 22- European shares climbed to a new 14- month high on Wednesday, supported by well-received earnings updates from companies such as Lloyds, Telefonica Deutschland and Scor. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was up 0.5 percent at 375.19 points by 0831 GMT after setting an intra-day high of 375.42 points, the highest level since early December 2015.

  • TOKYO, Feb 22- Asian stocks rose on Wednesday, joining a record-setting session for global markets as investors cheered upbeat factory activity in Europe and solid earnings on Wall Street. Spreadbetters expected the boon for equities to extend into the European day, predicting a higher open for Britain's FTSE, Germany's DAX and France's CAC.

  • TOKYO, Feb 22- Asian stocks rose on Wednesday, joining a record-setting session for global markets as investors cheered upbeat factory activity in Europe and solid earnings on Wall Street. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.5 percent, taking its cues from the world stock index rising to an all-time peak of 446.21 overnight.

  • TOKYO, Feb 22- Asian stocks edged up on Wednesday, joining a record-setting night for world markets as investors cheered upbeat factory activity in Europe and solid earnings on Wall Street. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan nudged up 0.1 percent, taking its cues from the world stock index rising to an all-time peak of 446.21 overnight.