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  • TOKYO, Jan 26- A plunge in Chinese share markets capped a miserable day for Asian equities on Tuesday, with a renewed slide in oil prices giving investors few reasons to reassess a darkening outlook for the global economy. Japan's Nikkei fell 2.4 percent while Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index declined 2.3 percent, with MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares...

  • Shanghai dive leads global stock markets lower Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 1:19 AM ET

    TOKYO— Global stock markets sank Tuesday, led by a plunge in the Shanghai index, after a renewed slump in the price of oil kept investors on edge about the world economy. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 fell 1.7 percent in early trading to 4,239.19 and Germany's DAX lost 1.4 percent to 9,598.50. Britain's FTSE 100 slipped 1.4 percent to 5,793.98.

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are slipping Monday morning as energy prices retreat from a rally late last week. ENERGY PRICES DIP: The price of benchmark U.S. crude fell 85 cents, or 2.6 percent, to $31.37 a barrel in New York, and Brent crude, a benchmark for international oils, lost 75 cents, or 2.3 percent, to $31.41 a barrel in London. Exxon Mobil lost 67 cents, or 1 percent, to $75.94.

  • European markets flat as oil falls Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 5:15 AM ET
    European markets flat as oil falls

    CNBC's Nancy Hulgrave reports stocks are under pressure as oil prices sink and German business sentiment falls to an 11-month low.

  • European shares slip as oil price rally fizzles out Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 3:21 AM ET

    LONDON, Jan 25- European shares fell on Monday, with shares in major oil and gas companies losing ground as an oil price rally fizzled out. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index, which rose 3 percent on Friday to mark its first weekly gain for 2016, fell 0.3 percent. Britain's FTSE 100 and Germany's DAX also both fell by 0.1 percent.

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are falling Monday after a rally late last week as energy prices and oil and gas stocks continue to shape the direction of the market. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average was down 102 points, or 0.6 percent, to 15,991 as of 3:07 p.m. Eastern time. ENERGY PRICES DIP: The price of benchmark U.S. crude fell $1.85, or 5.7 percent, to $30.34 a...

  • TOKYO, Jan 25- Asian stocks on Monday moved further away from four-year lows struck last week, as a cold spell in parts of the northern hemisphere pushed oil prices higher and relieved some of the bearish pressure on global markets. Spreadbetters forecast a higher open for Britain's FTSE, Germany's DAX and France's CAC against the positive backdrop for equities.

  • Europe stocks rally on ECB stimulus hopes Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 5:38 AM ET
    Europe stocks rally on ECB stimulus hopes

    CNBC's Nancy Hulgrave reports on the latest trading action in Europe as markets make gains and oil prices bounce back.

  • *Oil jumps 5 pct, back above $30/ barrel. LONDON, Jan 22- Stocks and oil, at the forefront of a global market rout since the turn of the year, rebounded strongly on Friday thanks to hints of more monetary policy support by the European Central Bank and bargain-hunting from bruised investors. The surge comes a day after ECB President Mario Draghi signalled the central...

  • TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, Jan 22- Asian stocks bounced at the end of a tumultuous week, recovering from four-year lows thanks to hints of more monetary policy support by the European Central Bank and a rally in crude oil from 12- year lows. European markets could follow, with financial spreadbetters expecting Britain's FTSE 100 to open up about 0.4 percent, Germany's DAX...

  • Wall Street opens higher, despite rise in jobless claims. LONDON, Jan 21- A bounce in European shares, a tentative stabilisation in oil and soothing sounds from ECB head Mario Draghi helped steady global markets on Thursday, after a torrid few days that has wiped trillions of dollars off asset values. A 3- percent slump in Chinese stocks had given Asia another...

  • Europe markets steady ahead of ECB Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 5:31 AM ET
    Europe markets steady ahead of ECB

    CNBC's Nancy Hulgrave reports on all the trading action in Europe before Mario Draghi's press conference on interest rates and ECB policies.

  • *European shares hold steady after Asia markets fall. A 3- percent slump in Chinese stocks had given Asia another bruising, so there was relief as early 0.2-0.4 percent gains for London's FTSE, Germany's DAX and France's CAC 40 pulled markets out of their nosedive. The FTSEurofirst 300 hit its lowest since October 2014 on Wednesday and the MSCI all-world country...

  • *U.S. crude's short-lived respite helped Wall Street pares losses. Financial spreadbetters predicted Britain's FTSE 100 to open up as much as 1.5 percent. Germany's DAX was seen rising by as much as 1.1 percent, and France's CAC 40 was seen advancing by as much as 1.2 percent.

  • *US crude oil falls under $28 a barrel, lowest since 2003. LONDON, Jan 20- World stocks sank to their lowest levels since 2013 on Wednesday, hit by another tumble in oil to 13- year lows that kept global equities set for one of their worst monthly performances ever. The MSCI World equity index index fell 1.3 percent to its lowest level since July 2013, and the index's fall...

  • LONDON, Jan 20- European basic resources and energy share indexes slumped to their lowest levels in more than 12 years on Wednesday, with a sharp decline in oil and metals prices scaring investors away from commodities stocks. Shares in commodities-related companies such as BHP Billiton, Anglo American, Glencore and Royal Dutch Shell fell 5.7 percent to 6.9...

  • European stocks slide amid oil rout Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 5:33 AM ET
    European stocks slide amid oil rout

    CNBC's Nancy Hulgrave reports on the early trading action in Europe as the German DAX slips deeper into bear territory.

  • LONDON, Jan 20- European shares slid to their lowest since October 2014 on Wednesday following losses in U.S and Asian stock markets as the relentless slump in oil prices continued to drag on risk assets. Germany's DAX, France's CAC and Britain's FTSE were all down around 3 percent and also set for their biggest fall of the year so far. Basic resources and energy...

  • European stock markets drop as oil price slides Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 3:11 AM ET

    LONDON, Jan 20- European stocks dropped on Wednesday as a relentless slide in oil prices hit world markets. Britain's FTSE 100 fell 1.9 percent, Germany's DAX slid 2.3 percent while France's CAC retreated by 2.2 percent. Oil prices lost yet more ground, with U.S. crude dropping towards $27 a barrel, after the International Energy Agency, which advises...

  • *Asia shares skid over 2 pct; Hong Kong hardest hit. SYDNEY/ HONG KONG, Jan 20- Asian stock markets slumped to fresh four-year lows on Wednesday as a relentless slide in oil prices snuffed out an attempted rally on Wall Street and dealt a further blow to global investors' appetite for riskier assets. European stocks were expected to fall sharply at the open on...