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Euro near six-month lows, Asian shares dip on Italy woes

Asian shares fell on Tuesday and the euro struggled near six-month lows as early elections loomed in Italy, although a revival in diplomatic talks with North Korea and a retreat in oil prices supported sentiment. European shares looked set to extend losses, spreadbetters showed, as investors feared Italy’s election campaign could focus on the country’s […]

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Oil prices fall as market awaits Trump decision on Iran

Oil prices eased slightly on Tuesday, a day after hitting three-year highs, as investors braced for President Donald Trump’s decision on whether to withdraw the United States from the Iran nuclear deal. Asian shares picked up, helped by technology stocks as generally upbeat earnings overcame weakness in the global smartphone market and concerns about more […]

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Fang stocks drag US indices, Asian shares hit hard

Asian shares fell on Wednesday after Wall Street was knocked hard by concerns about tighter controls on the tech industry, denting a brief global equities recovery driven by hopes that the risk of a US-China trade war was easing. They extended losses further after China’s state-run Global Times reported China will soon announce a list […]

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Nikkei falls to four-month low as strong yen bites

Japan’s Nikkei share average gave up early gains and closed at at four-month low on Tuesday in choppy trade as investors turned risk averse again as the yen rose rising against the dollar. The Nikkei ended 0.7 per cent lower at 21,244.68 points, its lowest closing level since mid-October. US financial markets routed in late […]

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Battered stock markets head for worst week since 2011

A 4 per cent drop in Chinese shares dealt reeling world stock markets a fresh blow on Friday, as nerves about rising borrowing costs and soaring volatility put them on course for their worst week since the height of euro zone crisis. European bourses saw relatively minor early losses but China’s overnight plunge had gouged […]

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Stocks head for worst week since 2011

A 4 per cent drop in Chinese shares dealt reeling world stock markets a fresh blow on Friday, as nerves about rising borrowing costs and soaring volatility put them on course for their worst week since the height of euro zone crisis. European bourses saw relatively minor early losses but China’s overnight plunge had gouged […]

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Savaged stocks head for worst week since 2011

A 4 per cent drop in Chinese shares dealt reeling world stock markets a fresh blow on Friday, as nerves about rising borrowing costs and soaring volatility put them on course for their worst week since the height of euro zone crisis. European bourses saw relatively minor early losses but China’s overnight plunge had gouged […]

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European share declines limited after another Wall Street sell-off

European shares posted limited losses at the open on Friday after a fresh sell-off on Wall Street, which has now entered a correction with the benchmark S&P 500 and Dow industrials falling more than 10 per cent from their January 26tg record highs. Europe’s STOXX 600 share index fell 0.4 per cent in early trading […]

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Asia hit by Wall St’s tumble, China stock indexes lose 6%

Asian shares sank on Friday, with Chinese equities on track for their worst day in two years, as fears of higher US interest rates shredded global investor confidence. There was limited immediate market reaction to the US government staggering into another shutdown after Congress missed a Thursday midnight deadline to renew funding. S&P mini futures […]

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Dublin stock market staunches sell-off as US rally soothes meltdown fears

The Iseq stock market index in Dublin this afternoon has begun to reverse earlier sharp declines, after markets in the US staged a partial recovery that has, for now, soothed fears of a global equities meltdown. By early afternoon the stock market in Dublin was down close to 2 per cent, as a sell-off that […]

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