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  • Consumer-focused companies like auto parts retailers and homebuilders are down, and auto parts companies are falling after weak results from AutoZone. The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks also turned higher and gained 5 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,381.. That helped bank stocks including JPMorgan Chase, which gained 95 cents, or 1.1 percent, to $85.66,...

  • *Sterling falls after Manchester bomb kills 22. LONDON, May 23- The euro set a new six-month month high on Tuesday and the region's shares made gains as the latest economic data made for some encouraging reading, especially in Germany. The euro climbed as high as $1.12680 to beat the previous day's high by a whisker, while London FTSE, Frankfurt's DAX and the CAC in...

  • LONDON, May 23- Nokia shares jumped more than 6 percent on Tuesday to their highest levels in more than a year, joined by a rise in banking stocks which helped European stock markets edge higher. Germany's DAX was up 0.3 percent while euro zone blue chips gained 0.6 percent. "It's a kind of risk-on environment, and Europe's benefits- relatively low currency, a...

  • LONDON, May 23- Nokia shares jumped more than 6 percent to their highest levels in more than a year and were a standout in an otherwise sluggish open on European stock markets on Tuesday. In the UK, the FTSE 100 was up 0.1 percent, hovering close to record highs, as a weaker sterling continued to underpin gains in the exporter-heavy index. There was little direct market...

  • LONDON, May 23- Nokia shares jumped more than 6 percent to their highest levels in more than a year and were a standout in an otherwise sluggish open on European stock markets on Tuesday. In the UK, the FTSE 100 was up 0.1 percent, hovering close to record highs, as a weaker sterling continued to underpin gains in the exporter-heavy index. There was little direct market...

  • LONDON, May 23- Nokia shares jumped more than 6 percent to their highest levels in more than a year and were a standout in an otherwise sluggish open on European stock markets on Tuesday. In the UK, the FTSE 100 was up 0.1 percent, hovering close to record highs, as a weaker sterling continued to underpin gains in the exporter-heavy index. There was little direct market...

  • LONDON, May 23- Nokia shares jumped more than 6 percent to their highest levels in more than a year and were a standout in an otherwise sluggish open on European stock markets on Tuesday. In the UK, the FTSE 100 was up 0.1 percent, hovering close to record highs, as a weaker sterling continued to underpin gains in the exporter-heavy index. There was little direct market...

  • *Asia stocks drop after strong Monday gains, Wall Street rise. SINGAPORE, May 23- Sterling slipped on Tuesday after a suspected suicide attack killed at least 22 people and wounded 59 at a pop concert in the English city of Manchester, while the euro held gains made after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was "too weak". Financial spreadbetter CMC Markets...

  • KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX was up 0.6 percent at 12,698 while the CAC 40 in France rose 0.8 percent to 5,365. The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was 0.2 percent higher at 7,509. U.S. stocks were poised for solid gains with Dow futures and the broader S&P 500 futures up 0.2 percent. MANCHESTER BLAST: A suicide bomber blew himself up as young...

  • *Asia stocks steady after strong Monday gains, Wall Street rise. SINGAPORE, May 23- Sterling slipped on Tuesday after a suspected suicide attack killed at least 19 people and wounded 59 at a pop concert in the English city of Manchester, while the euro held gains made after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was "too weak". Financial spreadbetter CMC Markets...

  • Technology companies are closing in on all-time highs and continued to rise Monday, led by big names like Cisco Systems and Qualcomm. Aerospace and defense companies rose after President Donald Trump presided over a huge sale of military equipment to Saudi Arabia. Sameer Samana, a strategist for Wells Fargo Investment Institute, said people continue to spend...

  • 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...