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Geopolitical uncertainty stalks markets after Spain attacks

Aug 18, 2017

World stock markets slide as U.S. political upsets, Spain terror attack batter global investor sentiment

Global stocks rise after diplomatic overtures by Koreas, US

Aug 15, 2017

Global shares gain on cooling of tensions over North Korean nuclear program

Confidence returns to markets as North Korea tensions ease

Aug 14, 2017

Stocks are up and gold is down as tensions over North Korea ease following an intervention by China

Tensions over North Korea weigh on stocks but boost gold

Aug 9, 2017

Worries over a potential confrontation between the United States and North Korea weighed heavily on global stock markets

Global stocks tepid after Wall Street record close

Jul 17, 2017

Major global stock markets are mixed after Wall Street indexes hit new highs and China reported unexpectedly strong economic growth

Investors bet Trump climate withdrawal to boost US drilling

Jun 2, 2017

The price of oil has fallen sharply as investors bet that President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement will increase the country's oil and gas production

French shares outperform as polls show narrow Macron lead

Apr 20, 2017

France's main stock market outperformed its counterparts in Europe on Thursday as traders priced in a growing likelihood of a victory by centrist Emmanuel Macron in the upcoming presidential election

US strikes on Syria keep a lid on global stocks but gold up

Apr 7, 2017

Soft U.S. jobs data and the decision by President Donald Trump to authorize the firing of U.S. missiles into Syria weighed on global stock markets Friday

Fed rate decision keeps stock markets in check

Mar 15, 2017

Stock markets in Europe and Wall Street futures are eking out modest gains ahead of an expected interest rate increase by the U.S. Federal Reserve

Markets steady as focus turns toward upcoming US jobs data

Mar 7, 2017

Global stock markets traded in narrow ranges Tuesday as traders took a breather ahead of upcoming U.S. jobs data that could cement market expectations for another U.S. interest rate rise next week

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