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  • *Madrid stocks lag as Catalonia weighs. MILAN, Sept 25- European shares rose slightly on Monday after German Chancellor Angela Merkel secured a fourth term but saw her party weakened by a surge in support for the far-right. "European stocks are set to do well in the coming 3-6 months especially if the euro pulls back against the dollar," said Andrea Cuturi, chief...

  • *Madrid's IBEX underperforms as Catalonia weighs. LONDON, Sept 25- European shares edged higher in cautious trade on Monday after German Chancellor Angela Merkel secured a fourth term but saw her party weakened by a surge in support for the far-right. European bourses were mixed, with France's CAC 40 down 0.1 percent, Germany's DAX up 0.3 percent and Milan flat.

  • TOKYO, Sept 22- Asian stocks fell and the Japanese yen and Swiss franc gained on Friday after North Korea said it might test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean and escalated a war of words with U.S. Spreadbetters expected European stocks to start lower amid a chill in risk appetite, forecasting Britain's FTSE to open down 0.3 percent, Germany's DAX to open 0.2...

  • *Oil up after Iraq signals possible OPEC cut extension. TOKYO, Sept 20- Asian stocks were mostly steady on Wednesday after Wall Street again rose to record highs, although movements were limited as a wait-and-see mood prevailed before the Federal Reserve reveals its monetary policy stance later in the day. Spreadbetters expected Britain's FTSE to start...

  • *Nikkei surges as Tokyo markets reopen after Monday holiday. TOKYO, Sept 19- Asian shares slipped on Tuesday, hobbled by uncertainty as traders awaited a Federal Reserve meeting for clues on U.S. monetary policy, though sentiment was supported by record highs on Wall Street. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.2 percent after...

  • *China factory output, fixed-asset investment short of forecasts. Spreadbetters expected European stocks to start slightly higher to a touch lower, forecasting Britain's FTSE to open up 0.1 percent and Germany's DAX and France's CAC to each open 0.15 percent lower. The Australian dollar, often used as a liquid proxy of China- linked trades, pared gains after the...

  • TOKYO, Sept 12- Asian shares hit a 10- year peak on Tuesday with investors breathing a sigh of relief as North Korean fears eased and the worst-case scenario from Hurricane Irma looked to have been avoided. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.2 percent to its highest level since late 2007. Japan's Nikkei added 1.0 percent.

  • *Relief in Asia as Pyongyang has a party, not a missile test. Japan's Nikkei rose 1.4 percent after Pyongyang held a massive celebration to congratulate the nuclear scientists and technicians who steered the country's sixth and largest nuclear test a week earlier. "It's too early to say the risks are gone, but one thing for sure is that market players now think the...

  • LONDON, Sept 8- European shares traded lower on Friday across most exchanges and sectors, failing to get support from subdued sessions in Asia and on Wall Street, and as the euro's rally dims appetite for regional stocks. At 0830 GMT, the German blue chip DAX index. was down 0.2 percent, France's CAC 0.4 percent, London's FTSE 0.3 percent, Milan's FTSE MIB 0.4 percent.

  • LONDON, Sept 8- European shares opened lower on Friday across all major bourses and sectors, failing to get support from rather quiet trading sessions in Asia and Wall Street, and as the euro's rally continues to hurt appetite for regional stocks. The German blue chip DAX index. was down 0.1 percent, France's CAC 0.3 percent, Spain's IBEX 0.1 percent, London's FTSE...

  • LONDON, Sept 8- European shares opened lower on Friday across all major bourses and sectors, failing to get support from rather quiet trading sessions in Asia and Wall Street, and as the euro's rally continues to hurt appetite for regional stocks. The German blue chip DAX index. was down 0.1 percent, France's CAC 0.3 percent, Spain's IBEX 0.1 percent, London's FTSE...

  • MILAN, Sept 7- European shares closed in positive territory on Thursday after the European Central Bank reaffirmed its ultra-easy policy stance and said details on the future of its massive stimulus would come in October. Paris, London and Frankfurt posted gains from 0.3 to 0.7 percent but Milan and Madrid ending in the red, down 0.4 and 0.1 percent respectively...

  • MILAN, Sept 7- European shares inched lower on Thursday, with banks under pressure before a European Central Bank policy meeting that is expected to provide little detail on plans to cut monetary stimulus. While the pan-European STOXX 600 index was down 0.1 percent, the German blue-chip DAX index was up 0.5 percent and Britain's FTSE traded flat.

  • MILAN, Sept 6- A rally in auto stocks lifted German shares to 10- day highs on Wednesday as upbeat broker notes reawakened investor interest into a cheaply valued sector that could benefit from plans to cut emissions. The German blue chip index, where big carmakers such as Volkswagen and Daimler are listed, rose 0.8 percent, while the pan-European STOXX 600 index...

  • *North Korea tensions add pressure. LONDON, Sept 6- European shares fell on Wednesday in cautious trading on the eve of a European Central Bank meeting, while tensions on the Korean peninsula weighed on risky assets. Germany's DAX fell 0.1 percent, and Britain's commodity-heavy FTSE 100 declined 0.5 percent.

  • LONDON, Sept 6- European shares fell on Wednesday in cautious early trading on the eve of a European Central Bank meeting, while tensions on the Korean peninsula weighed on risky assets. Germany's DAX fell 0.3 percent, and Britain's commodity-heavy FTSE 100 declined 0.4 percent. Geopolitical jitters between North Korea and the United States maintained...

  • TOKYO, Sept 6- Asian stocks fell on Wednesday after a slide on Wall Street overnight while the dollar was on the defensive with tensions in the Korean peninsula showing few signs of abating. Spreadbetters expected European shares to follow suit, forecasting Britain's FTSE to open 0.3 percent lower, Germany's DAX down 0.4 percent and France's CAC off 0.5 percent.

  • LONDON, Sept 5- European shares crept higher on Tuesday, brushing off geopolitical tension as attention turned to deal-making after Aveva's tie-up with Schneider Electric, while commodities-related sectors and health stocks underpinned broader gains. Britain's FTSE 100 index was up 0.3 percent and Germany's DAX rose 0.9 percent. Health stocks also helped...

  • LONDON, Sept 5- European shares crept higher on Tuesday, brushing off geopolitical tension as attention turned to deal-making after Aveva's tie-up with Schneider Electric. Britain's FTSE 100 index was up 0.3 percent and Germany's DAX rose 0.4 percent. Health stocks also helped underpin the rise, led higher by Germany's Merck KGAA, which said that it was...

  • SYDNEY, Sept 4- The Japanese yen, gold and sovereign bonds all rose on Monday as North Korea's latest nuclear test, and reports Pyongyang was making preparations for another missile launch, provoked the usual knee-jerk shift to safer harbours. Japan is the world's largest creditor nation and traders tend to assume Japanese investors would repatriate funds at...