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Global Markets Mixed on Thursday

Global markets were mixed Thursday, with Asian indexes struggling despite good economic news from China.

Japan’s Nikkei index closed 0.2 percent higher, while the TSEC 50 in Taipei finished 0.6 percent higher.  The indexes in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Sydney …

Asian Markets Make Gains Tuesday

Asian markets are trading higher Tuesday. 

Sydney’s S&P/ASX index was up 1.4% in midday trading, while the Hang Seng index in Hong Kong was 0.7% higher and Taiwan’s TSEC 50 was 0.5% higher. Seoul’s KOSPI index had lost 2.6%.   

The …

Stocks Rally on Hopes of Reopening Global Economy

WASHINGTON – Global stocks rallied on Monday, showing investors optimism about the gradual reopening of the global economy. But the oil market suffered further losses. 

Major U.S. market indexes ended in positive territory when trading closed. The Dow Jones Industrial …

China’s Exports Slump as Anti-virus Controls Close Factories

BEIJING – China’s exports fell by double digits in January and February as anti-virus controls closed factories, while imports sank by a smaller margin.

Exports tumbled 17.2% from a year earlier to $292.4 billion, a sharp reverse from December’s 7.8% …

Posted in Market March 7, 2020