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Asian shares gain, Mueller report hits dollar

Asian shares clawed back most of their weekly loss after rising firmly on Friday as strong Wall Street earnings and a step forward on U.S. tax reform brightened the mood, though many hurdles remain to secure passage of a tax cut deal. The dollar fell after the Wall Street Journal reported Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s […]

Asian stocks skid as oil woes sap sentiment, euro stands tall

Asian stocks stumbled on Wednesday after weaker crude oil prices took a toll on Wall Street, while the euro kept big gains after enjoying a boost from robust German economic growth. Spreadbetters tipped opening losses for Britain’s FTSE of 0.1 percent, a 0.25 percent decline for Germany’s DAX and France’s CAC is seen down 0.15 […]

Global Stocks Extend Declines as Commodities Drop: Markets Wrap

The risk-off mood that’s gripped global markets this week showed little sign of easing, as European stocks followed declines in Asia while bonds and gold advanced. The equity retreat, which spread to U.S. stock futures, was helped by a broad-based selloff in commodities. The euro added to recent gains. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index fell […]

Stock Selloff Heads Toward U.S. as Euro Advances: Markets Wrap

The equity selloff that moved from Asia to Europe looks to continue, with U.S. stock futures joining the retreat. Treasuries and bonds turned positive as the world’s most powerful central bankers spoke in Frankfurt, while the dollar weakened and the euro appreciated on German growth data. The single currency advanced against all its G-10 peers […]