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Asia stocks hobbled by growth woes

Asian shares sagged on Thursday after a retreat on Wall Street and falling crude oil prices rekindled investor anxiety.

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Wall Street ends lower

American stocks erased earlier gains to close lower on Wednesday as a shooting at the Canadian parliament unnerved investors.

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ECB stimulus hopes lift mood in Europe

European shares edged up and the euro hit a one-week low against the dollar.

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US futures gain on Fed speculation
October 17 2014 at 14:33

US stock index futures rose, putting the S&P 500 on track to trim its decline for the week.

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World stocks hit nine-month low
October 17 2014 at 13:08

World stocks hit a nine-month low but oil and southern European bonds were off their week's worst levels.

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European shares bounce after sell-off
October 17 2014 at 12:56

European stocks rose, bouncing after the week's sharp drop, as positive US macro data soothed worries over the global economy and the expiry of derivative contracts helped reduced the selling pressure.

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UK's FTSE rises from 15-month low
October 17 2014 at 12:53

Britain's top equity index rebounded from 15-month lows as concern eased over the state of the US economy.

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Rand steadies against US dollar
October 17 2014 at 11:53

The rand pulled back from the previous day's one-week lows against the US dollar.

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Tokyo stocks end at five-month low
October 17 2014 at 12:01

Tokyo stocks fell 1.40 percent to close at a five-month low, hit by a stronger yen and growing concerns about the global economy.

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Hong Kong shares rise
October 17 2014 at 12:04

Hong Kong shares finished higher, lifted by signs of recovery in overseas markets and a good earnings report from one casino that lifted stocks in that sector.

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'No rush to get back into platinum'
October 17 2014 at 12:08

Investors are unlikely to rush back into platinum any time soon.

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S&P 500, Nasdaq end higher with energy
October 17 2014 at 06:15

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq eked out slight gains on Thursday after another choppy session.

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Upbeat US jobless claims support shares
October 17 2014 at 06:15

Asian stocks were tentatively higher on Friday after a solid set of US data calmed turbulence in global financial markets.

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