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Global Markets: Asian Shares Slip As New Hong Kong Tensions Rise

The retreat from risk led oil prices to give up earlier gains. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were down 1.2% at $33.95 per barrel.

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Global Markets: Japan Shares Hit 10-Week Peak, S&P 500 Tests 3,000

The euro was a shade firmer $1.0910, having spent the month so far wandering between $1.0765 and $1.1017.

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Global Markets: Hong Kong Leads Asian Shares Lower As Beijing Readies New Security Law

Hong Kong's Hang Seng index fell 3.7% to a seven-week low, helping to pull down MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan 1.2%.

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Global Markets: Shares Lose Footing, Oil Marches On

Japan's Nikkei stock index slid 0.2% after data there showed the country's exports collapsed 21.9% in April.

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Global Markets: Stocks Adrift As Vaccine Rally Falters

The blue-chip FTSE 100 was down 0.4% as Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc shed 0.8% after it said it would cut 9,000 jobs and might close some of its factories.

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Global Markets: World Stocks Win A Respite, Oil Prices Jump Over 3%

European shares opened broadly higher, with stock markets in London, Paris and Frankfurt tracking overnight gains in U.S. and Asian markets.

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Global Markets: Stocks Fall On Renewed Virus Fears, Powell Speech In Focus

Equities and some riskier assets are starting to erase some of those gains due to worries that a rush to re-open factories and shops may be premature.

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Global Markets: Asian Shares Push Higher As More Countries Ease Lockdowns

E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 opened soft but bounced as the morning wore on and was last up 0.5%.

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Global Stocks Boosted By US-China Talks Ahead Of Key U.S. Jobs Data

Asian markets, which had opened higher following gains on Wall Street, were lifted by news of a phone call between U.S. and China trade representatives.

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Global Markets: US Stock Futures, Chinese Shares Slip Amid Sino-US Tensions, Oil Falters

China, opening for the first time since Thursday, started on the backfoot with the blue-chip index down 0.6%. Australian shares skidded 0.8%.

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Global Equities Dip At End Of Best Month Since '09

The index gained 10.5% in April, its best month since an 11.3% gain in April 2009 as the markets were recovering from the 2008 financial crisis

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Global Stocks Rally On Treatment Hopes, Currencies Await ECB

Japan's Nikkei, returning from a holiday on Wednesday, jumped 2.5% to a seven-week high as well, catching up on the week's gains.

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Asia Shares Cautious Ahead Of Fed, Corporate Earnings

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.2% for its third straight day of gains.

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Asian Shares Fall On Fresh Rout In Crude Prices

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.3%. Shares in China fell 0.7% and South Korean shares fell 0.22%.

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Global Markets: Shares Gain As Investors Look To Lockdown Easing

Analysts expect a 15% decline in S&P 500 first-quarter earnings, with profits for the energy sector estimated to have slumped more than 60%, raising fears of debt defaults.

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