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Wall Street ends mixed, energy shares fall


NEW YORK - U.S. stocks ended mostly lower on Tuesday, retreating from records set the previous month, as falling crude oil prices dragged energy shares down and offset strong manufacturing data.

Dollar jumps after U.S. data; bond prices slide

NEW YORK - The dollar rose to its highest this year against the yen on Tuesday on strong U.S. manufacturing and construction data, while the euro slipped to a 12-month low on speculation the European Central Bank will move toward looser monetary policy.

2:01am IST

Euro hits one-year low versus dollar on ECB bets, pound falls

NEW YORK - The euro dipped on Tuesday to fresh one-year lows against the dollar on bets the European Central Bank will do more to help a wobbly euro zone economy, while the pound fell to a near five-month low versus the greenback on worries about Scottish secession.

12:56am IST

Dollar rises above 104.49 yen to hit seven-month high

TOKYO - The dollar hit a seven-month peak against the yen on Tuesday, helped by expectations for further gains for the currency on diverging monetary policy paths.

02 Sep 2014

Algeria's In Amenas gas plant returning to normal after attack

OSLO/ALGIERS - A major gas plant in Algeria where 40 employees were killed by Islamist militants last year is returning to normal operations following a big step up in security, one of the plant's operators said on Monday.

01 Sep 2014

Jeffrey Gundlach's DoubleLine Funds see seventh straight month of inflows

NEW YORK - Jeffrey Gundlach's DoubleLine Funds had net inflows of $697 million in August, with its flagship DoubleLine Total Return Bond Fund attracting net inflows of $562 million.

12:53am IST
World Markets

TABLE-India's Bajaj vehicle sales for August up 8 pct y/y

Sept 2 - India's Bajaj Auto Ltd August vehicle sales:

02 Sep 2014

European shares edge up; Luxottica falls

PARIS, Sept 2 - European shares rose in early trade on Tuesday, bouncing within a recent tight range as investors await the European Central Bank's policy decision later this week before chasing stocks higher.

Weaker healthcare stocks weigh on European equities

* Bid target AstraZeneca falls; CEO says "back to normal"

Nikkei set for test of 8-mth highs above 10,000

TOKYO, Dec 19 - Japan's Nikkei share average is set to test eight-month highs above 10,000 on Wednesday as investor appetite is boosted by signs of progress in the U.S. fiscal talks and expectations of aggressive monetary easing under the new Japanese government. Market players said the Nikkei was likely to trade between 9,950 to 10,100 on Wednesday, after Nikkei futures in Chicago closed at 10,030, up 90 points from the close in Osaka of 9,940. If the Nikkei tops the 10,000

19 Dec 2012

Hong Kong shares recover losses, lifted by China markets

HONG KONG, Sept 2 - Hong Kong shares finished flat for a third session on Tuesday, but recovered from session lows after major indexes in China's market reached fresh highs this year.

02 Sep 2014
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