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  • LONDON, May 10- European shares advanced on Tuesday, with Danish jewelry maker Pandora surging after strong results and Swiss bank Credit Suisse gaining following its smaller than expected first quarter loss. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index was up 1.1 percent by 0720 GMT, adding to a 0.5 percent rise in the previous session. Although it saw tough market...

  • TOKYO, May 10- Japanese government bonds slipped on Tuesday as gains in equities offset solid results of a 10- year JGB auction. The benchmark 10- year JGB yield added 1.5 basis points to minus 0.095 percent, while the 10- year JGB futures contract ended down 0.03 point at 151.80. as the Nikkei stock index finished 2.2 percent higher. Japan's Ministry of Finance...

  • The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen rose 0.1 percent to 3,069.11 points, while the Shanghai Composite Index was little changed at 2,832.59. A Monday article in the People's Daily newspaper, regarded as the Communist Party's mouthpiece, said the country may suffer from a financial crisis and economic recession if the...

  • TOKYO, May 10- Japan's Nikkei share average rose more than 2 percent to 1-1/ 2- week highs on Tuesday after Japan's finance minister said Tokyo will intervene if the yen's "one-sided" rise persists. The Nikkei gained 2.2 percent to 16,565.19, the highest closing level since April 28. Finance Minister Taro Aso on Tuesday reiterated his resolve to intervene in the...

  • MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.2 percent, its lowest since Mar. 11. European stocks were expected to open slightly higher with spreadbetters picking Britain's FTSE 100 to open up 0.4 percent, Germany's DAX 0.5 percent and France's CAC 40 0.3 percent. "I think monetary policy will be kept steady with structural easing-...

  • SHANGHAI, May 10- China stocks steadied on Tuesday morning after shedding more than 5 percent in the previous two sessions, but market sentiment remained bearish on concerns over the economy. Hong Kong shares dipped, as the energy sector dropped on weak oil prices. Investors continue to digest policy signals from an article published in the official People's...

  • TOKYO, May 10- Japan's Nikkei share average rose more than 2 percent in early afternoon trade on Tuesday after Japan's finance minister said the government will intervene if the yen's "one-sided" rise persists. Finance Minister Taro Aso on Tuesday reiterated his resolve to intervene in the currency market if the yen's gains last long enough to hurt Japan's...

  • *China inflation data adds to policy easing debate. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.2 percent, its lowest since Mar. 11. "I think monetary policy will be kept steady with structural easing- targeted easing for some sectors," said Nie Wen, economist at Hwabao Trust in Shanghai.

  • TAIPEI, May 10- Taiwan stocks fell on Tuesday, extending a two-week losing streak, as poor April export data weighed on technology exporters such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Taiwan's exports fell for the 15th straight month in April, denting hopes of a recovery in the island's economy and cementing expectations of further central bank interest...

  • TOKYO, May 10- Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a 1-1/ 2- week high on Tuesday after the yen weakened, but investors remained careful before major companies release full-year earnings and forecasts. The Nikkei gained 1.2 percent to 16,412.88 by midmorning, the highest since Apr. 28. "It will probably take a few months to price the bad news in, so the market is likely...

  • TOKYO, May 10- Asian shares got off to a weak start on Tuesday, pressured by weaker crude oil prices, though Japanese shares got a tailwind as the dollar stood tall against the yen. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.3 percent in early trading. China's consumer inflation might show a rise to its highest levels since May 2014.

  • TORONTO, May 9- Canada's main stock index fell to a nearly four-week low on Monday as lower commodity prices weighed on energy and mining stocks, while financials also fell. The index has fallen 2.9 percent from a recent six-month high of 13,972.62, pressured by a weakening in commodity prices and a wildfire that led to production cuts in Canada's oil sands region.

  • *Oil drops; materials hit by weak China data. *Lending Club slumps as CEO resigns after internal probe. May 9- Wall Street ended mixed on Monday after a rally in Allergan Plc and other healthcare companies offset a decline in energy shares.

  • NEW YORK, May 9- Wall Street ended mixed on Monday after a rally in Allergan Plc and other healthcare companies offset a decline in energy and basic materials shares.

  • NEW YORK, May 9- The yen tumbled against the U.S. dollar on Monday as Japan signalled it was ready to intervene in the currency market, while a drop in oil prices undercut stocks. Europe's broad stock index gained, supported by a 1.1- percent rise for Germany's DAX index amid positive news for the country's economy. "Today, really you're seeing just that...

  • SAO PAULO, May 9- Brazilian markets weakened on Monday after the acting lower house speaker in Brazil's Congress annulled an impeachment vote, though losses were pared as investors bet the move would delay rather than prevent leftist President Dilma Rousseff's removal from office. The country's benchmark Bovespa stock index slid 2 percent while the broader...

  • SAO PAULO, May 9- Brazil's currency weakened as much as 5 percent and stocks tumbled on Monday after the acting Lower House Speaker annulled an impeachment vote, a move seen as decreasing the likelihood of a more market-friendly government taking power. Brazil's benchmark Bovespa stock index slid 3 percent while the broader MSCI Latin American stock index was...

  • *Mining shares hit by weak China data. LONDON, May 9- Britain's top share index closed lower on Monday, extending its biggest weekly drop since February, as a slump in mining stocks outweighed a rally in travel and leisure stocks. The UK mining index slumped 7.9 percent on poor China trade data and a stronger dollar.

  • TORONTO, May 9- Canada's main stock index fell to a three-week low on Monday as lower commodity prices weighed on energy and mining stocks, while financials also fell. The index fell 1.8 percent last week, pressured by a weakening in commodity prices and a wildfire that led to production cuts in Canada's oil sands region. The most influential movers on the index on...

  • May 9- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Monday, extending gains from Friday after the disappointing U.S. jobs report suggested the Federal Reserve would raise rates just once this year and as crude rallied after a wildfire in Canada hit supplies. *Wall Street rebounded from early losses and closed higher on Friday after investors focused on the positive...