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29 May 2017, 11:59

European Markets Retreat At Midday As Italian Bank Shares Decline

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (Alliance News) – European stocks were subdued on Monday as oil extended last week’s drop and Italian banks came…

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29 May 2017, 11:56

Asian Shares End Mostly Lower After North Korea Missile Test

CANBERA (Alliance News) – Asian stocks fluctuated before closing mostly lower on Monday after leaders of the G7 group of…

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29 May 2017, 7:43

European Shares Seen Higher At Open Amid Holidays In UK And US

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (Alliance News) – European stocks are likely to open a tad higher on Monday, although trading volumes are likely…

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26 May 2017, 20:38

Biotechnology Stocks Seeing Notable Weakness In Late-Day Trading

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Most of the major sectors are showing only modest moves during trading on Friday, although notable…

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26 May 2017, 19:50

Railroad Stocks Showing Strong Move To The Upside

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Despite the lack of direction being shown by the broader markets, railroad stocks have shown a…

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London Stock Market comment

26 May 2017, 17:13

LONDON MARKET CLOSE: Sterling Slump Rounds Off Solid Week For Stocks

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks enjoyed a strong end to the week on Friday, ending higher as London’s blue-chip index…

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26 May 2017, 17:06

European Markets Finished Mixed As Automakers Struggle

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (Alliance News) – The European markets ended Friday’s session with mixed results. Energy and automakers were under pressure at…

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26 May 2017, 15:42

Stocks Nearly Flat Following Recent Winning Streak – US Commentary

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Stocks are showing a lack of direction in morning trading on Friday after closing higher for…

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26 May 2017, 13:45

Falling Oil Threatens Energy Sector — Canadian Commentary

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Canadian stocks are poised to end the week on the back foot Friday, as falling crude…

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26 May 2017, 12:16

Future Trends Suggest Subdued Opening For Street

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (Alliance News) – OPEC output cut extension, expectation of an anemic GDP update as well as disappointing global cues…

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London Stock Market comment

26 May 2017, 12:13

LONDON MARKET MIDDAY: Pound Slide Helps FTSE 100 To New Record High

LONDON (Alliance News) – Sterling weakness was helping to boost London’s stock market heavyweights at midday on Friday, despite a…

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26 May 2017, 11:37

European Markets Mixed At Midday After OPEC Disappointment

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (Alliance News) – European stocks are mixed in trading at midday Friday following disappointment that Thursday’s OPEC meeting failed…

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26 May 2017, 9:04

Asian Markets Close Lower After OPEC Disappointment

CANBERA (Alliance News) – Asian stock markets mostly closed lower on Friday, tracking the overnight plunge in crude oil prices.…

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London Stock Market comment

26 May 2017, 8:40

LONDON MARKET OPEN: Informa Leads Gainers As UK Poll Weighs On Pound

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London opened slightly higher on Friday, with sterling falling in the face of polls…

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26 May 2017, 7:35

LONDON MARKET PRE-OPEN: Stocks Seen Flat As UK Polls Weigh On Sterling

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London are seen opening essentially flat on Friday as investors eye increasingly tight polling…

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26 May 2017, 7:30

European Stocks Likely To Open Broadly Lower

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (Alliance News) – European markets are likely to open lower on Friday following their Asian peers, despite the overnight…

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26 May 2017, 7:09

LONDON MARKET EARLY CALL: Stocks Seen Broadly Flat Amid Oil Price Drop

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London are called to open broadly unchanged on Friday, as the price of Brent…

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25 May 2017, 21:17

Stocks Close Higher For Sixth Consecutive Session – US Commentary

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Stocks moved mostly higher over the course of the trading day on Thursday, extending their recent…

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London Stock Market comment

25 May 2017, 17:08

LONDON MARKET CLOSE: Stocks Struggle To Edge Higher Amid OPEC Deal

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London struggled to make any material gains on Thursday, recovering in afternoon trading as…

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25 May 2017, 17:06

European Markets Finished Mixed In Light Trade

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (Alliance News) – The European markets fluctuated between small gains and losses over the course of Thursday’s session and…

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25 May 2017, 17:03

Stocks Give Back Ground But Remain Mostly Positive – US Commentary

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Stocks remain mostly positive in mid-day trading on Thursday, although the major averages have pulled back…

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25 May 2017, 15:45

Nasdaq And S&P 500 Climb To Record Intraday Highs – US Commentary

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – After closing higher for five consecutive sessions, stocks are seeing further upside in morning trading on…

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25 May 2017, 13:45

Stocks Looking To Extend Recent Winning Streak – US Commentary

WASHINGTON (Alliance News) – Stocks may move to the upside in early trading on Thursday, extending the upward trend seen…

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25 May 2017, 12:18

Futures Points To Higher Opening At Wall Street

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (Alliance News) – Initial trading in US Future Index suggest that Wall Street will be opening higher on Thursday.…

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London Stock Market comment

25 May 2017, 12:16

LONDON MARKET MIDDAY: Weak Pound Helps FTSE 100 As OPEC Extends Cuts

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London were marginally higher at midday Thursday, with the FTSE 100 index receiving help…

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25 May 2017, 11:53

European Markets Higher Reflecting Positive Wall Street Cues

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (Alliance News) – European stocks are trading broadly higher in mid-day trading on Thursday. Despite early losses in some…

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25 May 2017, 9:34

Asian Shares Close Higher After Fed Minutes

CANBERA (Alliance News) – Asian stock markets closed higher on Thursday after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest monetary policy…

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London Stock Market comment

25 May 2017, 8:42

LONDON MARKET OPEN: United Utilities Falls In Flat Open Before UK GDP

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stock prices in London opened slightly higher on Thursday, following hawkish minutes from the Fed released…

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25 May 2017, 8:00

European Stocks Braced For Mixed Opening After Fed Minutes

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT/PARIS (Alliance News) – European markets may follow their US and Asian peers, but with a mixed opening on Thursday.…

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London Stock Market comment

25 May 2017, 7:35

LONDON MARKET PRE-OPEN: Fed Hike Seen In June; OPEC, UK GDP In Focus

LONDON (Alliance News) – Stocks in London are pointed to a positive open on Thursday, as the minutes from the…

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