World Markets Indexes

  • *Oil up on U.S. inventories data, eyes on Algiers talks. LONDON, Sept 28- A recovery in Deutsche Bank shares helped push European stocks higher on Wednesday, easing concerns over Germany's financial sector that had hit equities in Asia and drove investors into safe-haven government bonds and the dollar. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and European Central...

  • LONDON, Sept 28- Emerging equities edged off one-week lows on Wednesday, tracking a bounce in developed markets, but emerging currencies remained under pressure with the rouble slipping ahead of oil producer talks as hopes faded for a deal to curb output. The bank has been hit by a $14 billion fine over claims that it mis-sold mortgage-backed securities and, like...

  • *Stocks rebound but for Slovenia which hiked corporate tax. BUDAPEST/ BUCHAREST, Sept 28- Slovenian stocks bucked a rebound of Central European equities on Wednesday after parliament approved tax changes late on Tuesday which companies said would boost their costs. Poland's bluechip index rose 0.2 percent as Pekao bank and copper maker KGHM shares rebounded.

  • BEIJING— Global stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street gained and investors were reassured by trade-friendly Hillary Clinton's performance in a U.S. presidential debate against Donald Trump. London's FTSE 100 gained 0.9 percent to 6,873.44. On Tuesday, the DAX lost 0.3 percent and the CAC-40 and FTSE 100 both declined 0.2 percent.

  • *Oil up on U.S. inventories data, eyes on Algiers talks. LONDON, Sept 28- A rise in Deutsche Bank shares helped push European stocks higher on Wednesday, easing concerns over Germany's financial sector that had hit equities in Asia and drove investors into safe-haven government bonds and the dollar. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's appearance before a...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 28- China stocks weakened on Wednesday despite strength in property shares, with thin trading indicating investors' reluctance to participate days ahead of the week-long National Day holiday that starts on Oct. 1. China's blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.3 percent, to 3,230.89, while the Shanghai Composite Index also lost 0.3 percent, to 2,987.86...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 28- China stocks weakened on Wednesday despite strength in property shares, with thin trading indicating investors' reluctance to participate days ahead of the week-long National Day holiday that starts on Oct. 1. China's blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.3 percent, to 3,230.89, while the Shanghai Composite Index also lost 0.3 percent, to 2,987.86...

  • TOKYO, Sept 28- Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Wednesday, pressured by the yen's recent strength as well as ex-dividend share price adjustments. The Nikkei dropped 1.3 percent, or 218.53 points, to end at 16,465.40. Traders said financial sector sentiment was also hit by concerns over Deutsche Bank, with investors worried about the impact of a $14 billion...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 28- China stocks sagged on Wednesday in thin trading, as investors' risk appetite continued to wane ahead of the week-long National Day holiday that starts on Oct 1. Hong Kong shares followed Asian markets lower, giving back some of Tuesday's gain, that partly stemmed from assessments that Democrat Hillary Clinton won the first presidential...

  • BEIJING— Major Asian stock markets were lower Wednesday after investors were reassured by trade-friendly Hillary Clinton's performance in a U.S. presidential debate with rival Donald Trump. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index fell 1.5 percent to 16,426.61 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 0.6 percent to 23,440.18. ANALYST'S TAKE: "The strong performance by...

  • TOKYO, Sept 28- Asian stocks were mostly lower on Wednesday, with European banking sector concerns and lower crude oil prices dulling investors' appetite for riskier assets. Equities in Asia had gained the previous day on a perceived win by Democrat Hillary Clinton at the first presidential debate over Republican Donald Trump, who is seen as creating greater...

  • TOKYO, Sept 28- Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Wednesday morning as a strong yen continued to sour sentiment, while ex-dividend share price adjustments pressured the market. Most automakers have calculated their earnings forecasts on the assumption that the dollar would trade at 105 yen, and most electronics makers expect the dollar to trade at 110 yen,...

  • *Spot gold fell 0.1 percent to $1,325.81 an ounce by 0109 GMT. *A perceived win by Democrat Hillary Clinton in Monday's first presidential debate gave broader support to equities. *The World Trade Organization cut its forecast for global trade growth this year by more than a third on Tuesday, reflecting a slowdown in China and falling levels of imports into the...

  • TOKYO, Sept 28- Asian stocks edged up early on Wednesday following an overnight rise for U.S. stocks, while reduced hopes that a meeting of major producers would reduce a oversupply weighed heavily on crude oil prices. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.1 percent. Oil fell about 3 percent on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia and Iran...

  • TORONTO, Sept 27- Energy and mining stocks dragged Canada's main stock index lower on Tuesday, canceling out a modest relief rally elsewhere from a perceived win for Democrat Hillary Clinton in a U.S. presidential debate. Oil fell about 3 percent after Saudi Arabia and Iran dashed market hopes that the two major OPEC producers would find a compromise this week at...

  • TORONTO, Sept 27- Energy and mining stocks dragged Canada's main stock index lower on Tuesday, cancelling out a modest relief rally elsewhere from a perceived win for Democrat Hillary Clinton in a U.S. presidential debate. Oil fell about 3 percent after Saudi Arabia and Iran dashed market hopes that the two major OPEC producers would find a compromise this week...

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stocks closed higher after a survey showed consumer confidence is at a nine-year high, a sign Americans will keep spending in the months to come. Technology and consumer stocks made the largest gains. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 133.47 points, or 0.7 percent, to 18,228.30.

  • CINCINNATI _ Cintas Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $138.1 million. Cintas expects full-year earnings to be $4.55 to $4.63 per share, with revenue in the range of $5.16 billion to $5.23 billion. Cintas shares have risen 25 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed almost 6 percent.

  • *Oil prices recede on uncertainty over OPEC output talk. NEW YORK, Sept 27- Stock prices across major markets rose on Tuesday, led by U.S. technology and consumer sectors following the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, while oil prices fell on fading hopes of agreement on limiting production. Clinton would be a safe pair of hands, that...

  • *Oil prices recede on uncertainty over OPEC output talk. NEW YORK, Sept 27- Stock prices across major markets rose on Tuesday, led by gains in the U.S. technology and consumer sectors following the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, while oil prices fell on fading hopes of agreement on limiting production. Investors have fretted over...