LONDON, Dec 6- The dollar rose and government borrowing costs from Japan to Germany hovered around fresh highs on Friday, on expectations of strong U.S. data that would back the case for an imminent scaling-back of Federal Reserve stimulus.» Read More
*Bullard says stimulus could wind down from October. NEW YORK, Sept 20- U.S. stocks edged slightly lower on Friday following comments by a senior Federal Reserve official that sparked concerns that the central bank's stimulus efforts could be scaled back from October.
NEW YORK, Sept 20- Wall Street was little changed on Friday, as investors waited to see if speeches by several U.S. The Nasdaq was supported by shares of Apple Inc, which rose 0.6 percent to $475.40 as the company released the latest version of its iPhone product line.
European shares are expected to open lower, with both Germany's DAX and Britain's FTSE seen down 0.2 percent. Asian trading was slowed by holidays in China and South Korea. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.2 percent on Friday.
PARIS, Sept 19- European shares rose on Thursday, with one benchmark index rising to a five-year high after the U.S. Gold miners also jumped, tracking a sharp rally in the precious metal as the U.S. dollar fell.
*FTSE 100 down 0.3 percent. The FTSE 100 was down 20.53 points, or 0.3 percent, at 6,602.33 by 0734 GMT. Lloyds shares are up some 58 percent in 2013 and now trade on a 12- month forward price/earnings ratio of 12.5 times, against the FTSE 100 index on around 11.9 times, according to Thomson Reuters Datastream.
LONDON, Sept 16- The U.S. dollar slid while bonds and shares rallied on Monday after the withdrawal of Lawrence Summers from the race to head the Federal Reserve suggested a more gradual approach to tightening monetary policy.
PARIS, Sept 12- European shares inched higher in early trade on Thursday, as mergers and acquisitions in the buoyant telecom sector helped keep the market's rally alive. London's FTSE 100 was flat at 6,589.27 points.
LONDON, Sept 10- World shares climbed to a near one-month high and oil and government bonds slipped on Tuesday, helped by receding expectations of U.S.-led military action against Syria and after better-than-expected Chinese data.
*China exports ease worries about sharp slowdown. NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. stocks rallied on Monday as upbeat economic data from China spurred the S&P 500 higher for a fifth straight day, while bonds rallied and oil prices fell on diverging outlooks on the possibility of a Western strike against Syria.
*China exports ease worry about sharp slowdown. NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. stocks and bonds rallied on Monday while the dollar fell against most major currencies as upbeat economic data from China allowed the S&P 500 to advance for the fifth straight day and concern about the possibility of a Western strike against Syria fed a bid for safe-haven U.S. debt.
*China exports ease worry about sharp slowdown. NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. stocks and bonds rose on Monday while the dollar fell against most major currencies after a soft jobs report last week fed debate over when the U.S. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 22.43 points, or 0.61 percent, at 3,682.44.
PARIS, Sept 9- European shares dipped on Monday, led down by oil stocks which tracked crude prices lower as expectations receded of an imminent U.S.-led strike against Syria. Royal Dutch Shell, Total and Repsol were down by between 0.7 and 1.3 percent, while Brent crude fell 1.3 percent to $114.58 a barrel after U.S.
*FTSEurofirst 300, FTSE 100 both down 0.1 pct. LONDON, Sept 9- European shares edged lower on Monday, snapping a three-day rise as heavyweight BG Group led a selloff in the energy sector after warning about production.
TOKYO/ SYDNEY, Sept 6- Asian stocks were tentative and the dollar was in the driving seat on Friday, as investors waited with bated breath for a crucial U.S. jobs report that could cement the case for the Federal Reserve to begin scaling back its stimulus later this month.
*Travel shares down as Ryanair slides. President Barack Obama won backing for a strike from key Congress figures and Russia said it did not rule out agreeing to military action if Damascus were proven to have carried out a chemical weapons attack there.
HONG KONG, Sept 4- Asian stocks broke a four-day winning streak on Wednesday while safe-haven bets such as gold consolidated overnight gains as U.S. lawmakers' growing support for military action against Syria sapped investor demand for riskier assets.
NEW YORK, Aug 29- Strong growth in the U.S. economy and signs of a delay in expected Western military strikes on Syria lifted equities worldwide on Thursday, but investors were on edge over potential turmoil in the Middle East. Wall Street rose for a second day, boosted by a possible large deal between Vodafone and Verizon.
*Vodafone rises 9 pct to 12- year high on Verizon talks. PARIS/ LONDON, Aug 29- European stocks rose on Thursday, snapping a sharp two-day drop, as Vodafone's renewed talks with Verizon sent the UK firm's stock to a 12- year high and sparked a brisk rally in the telecom sector.
*Indonesia and Brazil lift rates to defend currency. LONDON, Aug 29- Signs of delay in expected Western military strikes on Syria ended a three-day sell off on world share markets on Thursday, but investors were on edge over whether any action would trigger turmoil across the Middle East.
TOKYO, Aug 28- Jitters over a possible U.S.-led military strike against the Syrian government knocked Asian equities to a seven-week low on Wednesday and pushed oil prices and safe-haven gold to multi-month highs.