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Japan’s equity markets extended early gains on Thursday; leading stock markets in the region after the Bank of Japan raised its economic growth forecasts while once again pushing back its inflation target. ...

China and Hong Kong stocks rebounded on Tuesday morning, as Asian investors shook off a further slide in U.S. tech shares, although they remained cautious ahead of a likely U.S. rate hike this week. ...

European stocks advanced for a second day, mirroring gains in global shares, as investors turned their focus to the U.S. monthly jobs report for clues on the health of the economy and the outlook for interest rates. ...

London stocks kicked off the month of May in positive territory, helped along by a weaker pound and a solid first-quarter update from BP. At 0830 BST, the FTSE 100 was up 0.6% to 7.243.89, while the pound was off ...

European stocks struggled for direction on Friday, with France’s benchmark index sliding after a suspected terror attack in Paris just days ahead of a presidential election vote. ...

European stocks notched modest gains to open the second quarter of equity trading even as investors adopted a cautious stance ahead of an active week for economic and political events in both Europe and the United States. ...

Malaysia’s total palm oil stocks in February 2017 slipped 5.32% to 1.46 million tonnes against 1.54 million tonnes in January this year. ...

Asian stocks edged up and the dollar rose to 1-1/2-month highs versus the yen on Friday, ahead of the closely-watched U.S. non-farm payrolls report due later in the day. ...

European stock markets won ground at the start of trade on Wednesday, as investors contemplated US President Donald Trump’s speech to Congress overnight. Many traders focused also on the rising dollar after two top Federal Reserve officials suggested US interest ...

U.S. stock futures pared gains on Wednesday on disappointment that President Donald Trump did not offer further details on his plans for infrastructure spending and tax reforms, but the dollar firmed on growing expectations of a rate hike this month. ...