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ECB disappointment and North Korea concerns weigh on markets

Disappointment over the European Central Bank’s decision to keep monetary policy unchanged weighed on the region’s stock markets once again. News that North Korea had conducted a nuclear test also rattled investors, particularly in South Korea. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France’s CAC 40 fell 0.4 percent to 4,517 while Germany’s DAX slipped 0.5 percent to 10,625. Britain’s FTSE 100 was ...

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US stocks veer lower in morning trading; oil dips

U.S. stock indexes edged lower in morning trading Wednesday, weighed down by a slide in supermarket operators and other consumer-focused companies. Materials stocks also were among the big decliners. A sharp drop in hiring last month overshadowed a report Wednesday showing a pickup in job openings in July. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 51 points, or 0.3 ...

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Global stocks rise amid upbeat manufacturing data

Global stocks mostly rose Thursday, buoyed by positive manufacturing data from China and Britain while investors await U.S. employment data later this week. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 was up 0.2 percent at 6,793 and Germany’s DAX rose 0.5 percent to 10,642. France’s CAC 40 was up 1 percent at 4,481. U.S. futures augured gains on the open on Wall ...

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