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Morning Talk – Wednesday, Mar 20

Global stock markets recovered their poise Tuesday after a lackluster session in Asia as investors digested the latest bout of Brexit uncertainty and prepared for a key U.S. Federal Reserve meeting. In Europe, France’s CAC 40 rose 0.5 percent to 5,440, while Germany’s DAX climbed 1 percent to 11,777. Britain’s …

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Morning Talk – Tuesday, Mar 19

European shares were mixed by midday while Asian markets closed higher on Monday as investors awaited signs the U.S. and China could be making progress in negotiations on resolving the trade war between the two biggest economies. France’s CAC 40 was unchanged at 5,405. Germany’s DAX slid 0.2 percent to …

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Morning Talk – Monday, Mar 18

Hopes that the U.S. and China will resolve their trade dispute as Beijing tweaked. Rules on foreign investment has helped shore up global stock markets on Friday. Following a week dominated by Brexit uncertainty, traders focused on the annual session of China’s ceremonial congress. Which ended with Premier Li Keqiang …

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Morning Talk – Friday, Mar 15

Global stock markets pushed higher on Thursday as traders awaited a vote that could delay Britain’s March 29 exit from the European Union. Europe, Britain’s FTSE 100 added 0.5 percent to 7,195 and France’s CAC 40 advanced 0.7 percent to 5,341. Germany’s was 0.4 percent higher at 11,61. Wall Street …

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Morning Talk – Thursday, Mar 14

European stock markets rose modestly Wednesday ahead of another day of high political drama in Britain. Following the latest heavy defeat of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal in Parliament. Europe The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was up 0.3 percent at 7,170. While the CAC 40 in …

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Morning Talk – Wednesday, Mar 13

Asian Market Asian shares were lower Wednesday amid continuing global uncertainties that weighed on stocks as some traders took profits from a rally earlier in the week. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped 1.2 percent to 21,243.26 in morning trading. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.5 percent to 6,141.30. South Korea’s Kospi …

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Morning Talk – Monday, Mar 11

Shanghai led a retreat in world markets on Friday amid worries that the U.S. And China may not be as close to a trade deal as President Donald Trump has suggested. Selling picked up after China reported that its exports plunged more than 20 percent in February from a year …

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Morning Talk – Friday, Mar 08

Asian shares were mostly lower Thursday as optimism about progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China started wearing off. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped 0.7 percent in early trading to 21,439.64. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 edged up nearly 0.3 percent to 6,262.20. South Korea’s Kospi was slightly lower at …

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Morning Talk – Thursday, Mar 07

World stock markets mostly turned lower on Wednesday. The concerns for global growth and after another round of talks on Britain’s exit. from the European Union proved inconclusive. Germany’s DAX fell 0.2 percent to 11,594. While the CAC40 in France declined 0.1 percent, to 5,290 after the OECD, a watchdog. …

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Morning Talk – Wednesday, Mar 06

World shares were mixed Tuesday, with European benchmarks mostly retreating by midday. But markets in China gained after the government set a 6-6.5 percent growth target for this year. Suggesting strong government support for the economy. Germany’s DAX slid 0.1 percent to 11,579 and the CAC 40 in France fell …

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