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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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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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Global shares gain as infrastructure spending, jobs data boost

The MSCI world equity index gained 0.55%. In Europe, the stoxx 600 gained 0.87%, ending near an all-time high set earlier this month after news that German business morale hit its highest in 2-1/2 years. Britain’s FTSE 100 share index rose 0.51% after the Bank of England kept the...

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