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  • TOKYO— Stocks fell in early trading in Europe on Friday, led by banks as Deutsche Bank shares tumbled following news the U.S. Justice Department is seeking a $14 billion settlement over its dealings in mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX slid 0.3 percent to 10,394.06 and the CAC 40 of France lost 0.4 percent...

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stocks changed course again Thursday and climbed as Apple led a big gain for technology companies and energy companies recovered some of their recent losses. Investors looked over a series of mixed economic reports as they sought clues about the Federal Reserve's intentions and the health of the economy. Karyn Cavanaugh, senior market...

  • The Bank of England on the day after the Brexit vote on June 24, 2016.

    Markets are wrong to assume the Bank of England will keep interest rates at an “extraordinarily low level for an extended period,” an ex-member of the bank said.

  • The Bank of England opted to hold base interest rates at record lows on Thursday and to maintain the size of its newly enlarged asset-purchasing program.

  • *US, Japan long-term bond yields pull away from recent peaks. Spreadbetters saw sentiment remaining somber in the European session, 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 edged down 0.1 percent.

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are turning modestly lower Wednesday afternoon after three days of big, erratic moves. Energy companies are falling as the price of oil slips again, and Apple is leading technology companies higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average lost 65 points, or 0.4 percent, to 18,001 as of 3:30 p.m. Eastern time.

  • HONG KONG, Sept 14- Asian stocks wallowed near six-week lows on Wednesday and the dollar stood strong against a broad swathe of currencies including the Japanese yen as concerns grew about the fading impact of the world's major central banks to stimulate growth. European markets were set for a better start, however, with the FTSE 100, DAX and CAC expected to open...

  • Energy companies are falling with the price of oil after the International Energy Agency said it expects slower growth in demand for oil this year. OIL: Crude prices fell Tuesday after the International Energy Agency said global demand for oil won't grow as much as it originally expected, partly because of a more pronounced economic slowdown during the third...

  • TOKYO, Sept 13- Asian stocks rose on Tuesday after Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard calmed global markets with remarks that appeared to reduce the prospects of a near-term interest rate hike. Spreadbetters expected the upswing for equities to continue in Europe, forecasting a higher open for Britain's FTSE, Germany's DAX and France's CAC.

  • KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX rose 0.5 percent to 10,480 while France's CAC-40 rose 0.1 percent to 4,444. The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was up 0.2 percent at 6,712. Expectations that Wall Street was poised to pare some of Monday's gains weighed on European markets though. On Monday, his peer Lael Brainard failed to echo the more hawkish...

  • *Asia stocks ex- Japan in steepest fall since Brexit. SYDNEY, Sept 12- Asian shares suffered their sharpest setback since June on Monday as investors were rattled by rising bond yields and talk the Federal Reserve might be serious about lifting U.S. interest rates as early as next week. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 2.4 percent,...

  • LONDON, Sept 9- European stocks fell and bond yields rose on Friday, driven by German trade figures that cast doubt on the strength of the euro zone's largest economy and lingering disappointment after the European Central Bank's policy meeting the previous day. Germany's DAX fell 0.4 percent, and France's CAC 40 and Britain's FTSE 100 were both down 0.3 percent,...

  • *Asia markets ease but poised to end the week higher. *European stocks set to follow Asia lower. European shares look set to follow Asia lower, with financial spreadbetters expecting Britain's FTSE 100, Germany's DAX and France's CAC 40 to all open down 0.1 percent.

  • *FTSE 100 up 0.2 pct. LONDON, Sept 8- UK shares gave up early gains but outperformed European peers on Thursday after the European Central Bank held rates steady and did not change its asset-buying program. Britain's FTSE closed up 0.2 percent at 6,858.70, outperforming European shares thanks to sterling weakness, with British companies also less directly...

  • *Asian shares ex- Japan close to one-year records. LONDON, Sept 8- Better than expected trade numbers from China kept Asian stock markets near one-year peaks on Thursday while helping prod those in Europe higher ahead of a European Central Bank decision that may hint at, or even deliver, more monetary stimulus. "If the ECB really wants to weaken the euro, it would have...

  • Corporate New York skyline

    British American Tobacco, Unilever and Diageo have been named as top performers in a review of corporate governance among FTSE 100 members.

  • LONDON, Sept 6- World shares closed in on one-year highs on Tuesday as the prospect of prolonged cheap borrowing costs and a recent rise in oil prices set off a new emerging market bull run. Asian stocks reached one-year highs overnight and MSCI's 46- country' All World' index was close as most of Europe's markets climbed 0.1 to 0.3 percent higher.

  • *Oil gains on Russia, Saudi agreement to stabilize market. SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, Sept 6- Asian shares advanced on Tuesday, while Australian equities remained in negative territory after the Reserve Bank of Australia left rates unchanged as expected. Financial spreadbetter IG expects Britain's FTSE 100 and Germany's DAX to open 0.1 percent higher, and France's CAC...

  • TOKYO, Sept 2- Asian stock markets wobbled and the dollar was on the defensive on Friday as investors awaited U.S. job data later in the day which could give clues on whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates as soon as this month. Spreadbetters expected Britain's FTSE, Germany's DAX and France's CAC to open a touch higher as caution prevailed.

  • TOKYO, Sept 1- Asian shares dipped on Thursday after lower crude oil prices dented Wall Street and a pair of Chinese manufacturing surveys did little to inspire investors as markets waited to see if U.S. employment data could put the Federal Reserve on track to hike interest rates. Financial spreadbetter CMC Markets expected Britain's FTSE 100, Germany's DAX...