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Australia stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 down 0.80%

S&P/ASX 200 is trading down 0.80% at 7175.90 Australia stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the IT, Healthcare and Telecoms Services sectors led shares lower. At the close in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200fell 0.80%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200...

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Australia stocks

Australia stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 up 0.37%

S&P 200 is trading up 0.37% at 7155.20 Australia stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Gold, Consumer Staples and Financials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.37%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX...

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European Stock Futures Edge Lower; Fed Meeting in Focus

European stock markets are expected to open with small losses Tuesday, handing back some of the previous session’s gains ahead of the start of an eagerly-awaited Federal Reserve meeting. At 2 AM ET (0700 GMT), the DAX futures contract in Germany traded 0.2% lower, CAC 40 futures in France...

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European Stock Futures Higher; U.K. GDP Release Helps

European stock markets are expected to open higher Thursday, continuing to stabilize after the sharp losses earlier this week, but doubts about China’s economic expansion remain. At 2:05 AM ET (0605 GMT), the DAX Futures contract in Germany traded 0.7% higher, CAC 40 Futures in France climbed 0.7% and...

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Microsoft Gains on $60 Billion Buyback, Higher Quarterly Dividend

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is trading up 0.94% at 299.79 Microsoft stock (NASDAQ:MSFT)traded 1.5% higher Wednesday as the company announced a $60 billion share buyback and a higher quarterly dividend. The new share repurchase program, which has no expiration date, may be terminated at any time, the $2.25 trillion company said....

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Volkswagen expects chips shortage to ease in Q3

Volkswagen (DE:VOWG) is trading up 0.03% at 367.80 Volkswagen (DE:VOWG)expects a shortage in semiconductor supply to ease in the third quarter but sees the bottlenecks continuing in the long-term, a board member told Handelsblatt newspaper. “At the moment we have reached the lowest point. We are facing the toughest...

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Marks & Spencer shares surge in otherwise sluggish London market

London stocks were generally lower on Wednesday, with heavily weighted HSBC dragging the index lower, along with British Land, though Marks & Spencer was a bright spot after well-received results. The FTSE 100 index dipped 0.1% to 7,019.67, while the yield on 10-year U.K. gilts fell 3 basis points...

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