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  • FOREX-Dollar index jumps after U.S. retail sales show surprise rebound

    The dollar hit a near 3-week high against a basket of currencies on Thursday after data showed U.S. retail sales unexpectedly increased in August, easing some concerns about a sharp slowdown in ...

  • US STOCKS-Wall Street falls as oil, tech losses outweigh retail cheer

    * Retail sales unexpectedly rise in August. * Weekly jobless claims slightly above expectations. * Tesla falls as Ark dumps shares. * Indexes down: Dow 0.38%, S&P 0.52%, Nasdaq 0.60% By Ambar Warrick. Sept 16 - Wall Street indexes fell on Thursday as losses in heavyweight technology and oil stocks offset cheer over strong retail sales indicating economic resilience.

  • US STOCKS-Futures pare losses after surprise rise in monthly retail sales

    * Retail sales unexpectedly rise in August. * Weekly jobless claims slightly above expectations. * Futures down: Dow 0.05%, S&P 0.1%, Nasdaq 0.29% By Ambar Warrick. Sept 16 - Wall Street indexes were set to open flat on Thursday, with economically sensitive sectors likely to gain as retail sales rose more than expected, indicating resilience in economic recovery.

  • Wall Street falls as oil, tech losses outweigh retail cheer

    - Wall Street indexes fell on Thursday as losses in heavyweight technology and oil stocks offset cheer over strong retail sales indicating economic resilience. The Dow Jones fell the least among its peers, as economically sensitive sectors such as financials and transport stocks were boosted by data showing retail sales unexpectedly rose in August.

  • Wall Street falls as oil, tech losses outweigh retail cheer

    - Wall Street indexes fell on Thursday as losses in heavyweight technology and oil stocks offset cheer over strong retail sales indicating economic resilience. The Dow Jones fell the least among its peers, as economically sensitive sectors such as financials and transport stocks were boosted by data showing retail sales unexpectedly rose in August.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-European stocks open higher, buck weak Asian session

    * MSCI World Shares fall, Stoxx 600 up 0.6% * U.S. retail sales and jobs data due. European shares opened higher on Thursday, though market participants were still cautious after Asian equities fell for a fourth consecutive day, and as focus turns to key U.S. data due later in the session.

  • UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept. 16

    Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 21 points higher on Thursday, with futures marginally up 0.16%.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares fall on Chinese developers' woes

    * Hong Kong benchmark falls 2% as Evergrande situation staggers on. * Aussie edges lower on weak employment data. * Oil up, gold down. By Alun John. Falls in Chinese property stocks pushed Asian shares down for a fourth day on Thursday, reversing initial gains, while the dollar was in the doldrums floating within its recent range.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares fall again, dollar drifts

    Asian shares gave up early gains to fall again on Thursday, weighed by declines in China and Hong Kong, even after a strong lead-in from Wall Street which had also pushed the dollar to the lower end of its recent range. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was last down 0.45%, while Japan's Nikkei, shed 0.47%, after hitting 31-year high it hit on Monday.

  • Dollar index jumps after U.S. retail sales show surprise rebound

    The dollar hit a near 3-week high against a basket of currencies on Thursday after data showed U.S. retail sales unexpectedly increased in August, easing some concerns about a sharp slowdown in economic growth. The dollar index, which measures the U.S. currency against six others, added to gains following the report and was last up 0.5% at 92.923. It hit its highest level since Aug. 27.

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