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World Markets Indexes

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 13- Latin American stocks and currencies fell on Thursday as weak Chinese trade data and bets on a December U.S. interest rate increase depressed the appetite for risky assets. Brazil's currency and stocks fell less than regional peers after a vote in Congress reinforced expectations that President Michel Temer will be able to limit public...

  • *Chinese exports drop 10 pct in September- report. Oct 13- The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial average touched three-month lows on Thursday, dragged down by weak Chinese economic data and a potential U.S. interest rate hike by the end of the year. Data showed China's exports fell 10 percent in September, far worse than the markets had expected, while imports...

  • *Spot gold to end year at $1,200- ABN AMRO's Boele. LONDON, Oct 13- Gold prices edged higher on Thursday as the dollar declined and after world shares slipped following renewed worries about China's economy. Spot gold was up 0.3 percent at $1,257.83 an ounce at 1441 GMT while U.S. gold futures climbed 0.4 percent to $1,259.10 an ounce.

  • *Index touches its lowest since Oct. 4 at 14,472.78. TORONTO, Oct 13- Canada's main stock index fell to a more than one-week low on Thursday, suffering broad-based losses as China's weak trade data and the prospects of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike by the end of the year weighed on global markets. At 10:06 a.m. EDT, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX...

  • *Hungary's bond auction draws good demand, yields drop. In Poland, Prime Minister Beata Szydlo said that a similar bill would not hit revenues of the country's banks, but their stocks still fell and Warsaw's bluechip index led a fall in the region, shedding 1.3 percent. Currencies were mostly steady after an initial easing, with robust demand at Hungary's...

  • Oct 13- U.S. stocks were trading near one-month lows on Thursday, amid losses across sectors, as investors fretted about China's weak economic data and the prospects of an interest rate hike by the end of the year. Data showed China's exports fell 10 percent in September, far worse than the markets had expected, while imports unexpectedly shrank, reviving concerns...

  • Oct 13- Wall Street was set to open lower on Thursday as investors fretted about China's weak economic data and the prospects of an interest rate hike by the end of the year. Data showed China's exports fell 10 percent in September, far worse than the markets had expected, while imports unexpectedly shrank, reviving concerns about the health of the world's...

  • LONDON, Oct 13- World stocks stumbled to their lowest level in a month on Thursday and the dollar and benchmark bond yields slipped, after a sharp decline in Chinese exports revived concerns about the health of the world's second-biggest economy. Riskier assets have had a difficult few weeks, undermined by concerns about a potential rise in U.S. interest rates,...

  • Deutsche Bank's Frankfurt- listed stock fell 2.5 percent after sources told Reuters that the bank was introducing a hiring freeze as it seeks to cut costs amid a deep strategic overhaul. However, the odds for a December move are at 70 percent, according to the CME Group's FedWatch tool. *Fed Chair Janet Yellen could offer more insight into the central bank's latest...

  • LONDON, Oct 13- The Turkish lira slid to a record low, the South African rand lost over one percent and emerging equities tumbled to three-week depths on Thursday after weak Chinese data and Fed minutes that signalled a rate hike. She added that this compounded concerns about democratic values in Turkey. South Africa's state prosecutor said Finance Minister...

  • LONDON, Oct 13- World stocks stumbled to three-week lows on Thursday and developed market bond yields dipped, after Chinese data showed a sharp decline in exports, reviving concerns about the health of the world's second-biggest economy. Riskier assets have had a difficult few weeks, undermined by concerns about a potential rise in U.S. interest rates, the...

  • LONDON, Oct 13- European shares fell on Thursday as underwhelming Chinese trade data knocked down mining stocks while Standard Life and Aegon slid on broker downgrades. Standard Life fell 4.6 percent after Barclays cut the stock to "underweight" while insurer Aegon fell more than 5 percent after Societe Generale cut it to a "hold" on worries over variable...

  • SHANGHAI, Oct 13- China stocks barely changed on Thursday, as reform hopes that boosted shares of several state-owned companies were largely offset by disappointment over weak export data and growing concerns over yuan depreciation. Data released on Thursday showed China's September exports fell 10 percent from a year earlier, far worse than expected,...

  • *China trade data disappoints raising more FX weakness concerns. HONG KONG, Oct 13- Asian stocks stumbled to three-week lows and U.S. stock futures and Treasury yields fell after China's September trade data showed a sharp decline in exports, raising fresh concerns about the health of the world's second-biggest economy. A weak Asia was seen pushing down...

  • *Worse-than-expected China shipments further weaken sentiment. *China market aided by state-owned enterprise reform hopes. SHANGHAI, Oct 13- Hong Kong stocks fell to a six-week low on Thursday, as disappointing China export data hit already fragile sentiment amid rising profit-taking pressure and global policy uncertainty.

  • *Spot gold may fall to Oct. 7 low of $1,241.20- technicals. *China Sept exports, imports both worse than expected. Spot gold was up 0.5 percent at $1,260.34 an ounce by 0405 GMT, its best one-day gain in three weeks.

  • TAIPEI, Oct 13- Taiwan stocks were down on Thursday, tracking weak overseas markets and on caution ahead of statements later in the day on earnings and the outlook from key tech firms. As of 0317 GMT, the main TAIEX index fell 0.5 percent, to 9,208.10 points. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.086 to T $31.715 per U.S. dollar.

  • *China trade data disappoints raising more FX weakness concerns. HONG KONG, Oct 13- Asian stocks stumbled to three-week lows and U.S. stock futures and Treasury yields fell after China's September trade data showed a sharp decline in exports, raising fresh concerns about the health of the world's second biggest economy. Some analysts said the soft data also...

  • HONG KONG, Oct 13- Asian stocks held near three-week lows and the greenback consolidated recent gains on Thursday after minutes of the last U.S. Risk appetite waned, with MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan easing 0.2 percent, its lowest since Sept. 21. Early stock markets were mixed with Australia down 0.5 percent while New Zealand stocks...

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 12- Mexico's currency and stocks fell on Wednesday after the U.S. Markets in Latin America's second largest economy were also hit by a slide in oil prices after OPEC reported that oil production rose in September to the highest in at least eight years. Mexico's peso slid 0.07 percent to 18.9135 per dollar.