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  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares rally on relief after Fed minutes

    By Elizabeth Dilts Marshall. World stock markets broadly rose on Thursday and bond yields eased as no hawkish surprises from the latest U.S. Federal Reserve minutes helped soothe immediate worries over the impact of interest rate hikes on economic growth. Wall Street extended its rally from Wednesday. The MSCI's benchmark for global stocks was up 1.15% at 10:45 a.m. EDT.

  • Baltic index dips for third straight session on lower vessel rates

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index extended its decline for the third session in a row on Thursday, dragged by lower rates across all vessel segments. * The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax, supramax shipping vessels, lost 194 points, or 6.2%, to 2,933. * The capesize index dipped 509 points, or around 12.8%, to 3,478 points.

  • Global shares rally on relief after Fed minutes

    World stock markets broadly rose on Thursday and bond yields eased as no hawkish surprises from the latest U.S. Federal Reserve minutes helped soothe immediate worries over the impact of interest rate hikes on economic growth. Wall Street extended its rally from Wednesday. The MSCI's benchmark for global stocks was up 1.15% at 10:45 a.m. EDT.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares stumble on growth worries as central banks tighten

    Asian share markets slipped on Thursday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's early May meeting showed a majority backing half-percentage-point rate hikes in June and July, and as persistent concerns over global growth sapped confidence.

  • US STOCKS-Wall Street climbs after Fed minutes meet expectations

    By Stephen Culp. Wall Street ended higher Wednesday after the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest monetary policy meeting, which showed policymakers unanimously felt the U.S. economy was very strong as they grappled with reining in inflation without triggering a recession.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares rise after Fed meeting notes hint at future rate hikes

    * Wall Street rises on growth stocks. * U.S. dollar snaps two-day losing streak. By Elizabeth Dilts Marshall. Global shares rose on Wednesday after notes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's early May meeting showed a strong likelihood that the world's most powerful central bank will approve two more half-percentage-point rate hikes in coming months.

  • US STOCKS-Wall Street seesaws after Fed minutes release

    * Major U.S. stock indexes whipsaw following Fed minutes release. * Nordstrom (JWN) climbs after raising profit outlook. * Indexes up: Dow 0.18%, S&P 0.61%, Nasdaq 1.11% By Stephen Culp.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares rise ahead of Fed minutes

    * Treasury yields fall before Fed minutes. * Wall Street rises on growth stocks. * U.S. dollar snaps two-day losing streak. By Elizabeth Dilts Marshall. Stock markets rose and benchmark U.S. treasury yields fell on Wednesday as traders waited for news from the U.S. Federal Reserve - the world's most influential central bank - that might shed light on the path of its policy tightening.

  • Wall Street climbs after Fed minutes meet expectations

    Wall Street ended higher Wednesday after the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest monetary policy meeting, which showed policymakers unanimously felt the U.S. economy was very strong as they grappled with reining in inflation without triggering a recession.

  • CANADA STOCKS-Toronto index extends gains on energy boost

    A rally in energy and cannabis firms put Canada's main stock index on course for its fourth straight session of gains on Wednesday, even as the wider sentiment remained cautious ahead of minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest meeting.

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