Movie theatre stocks take a dive after lacklustre summer at the cinema – National

Stocks for North America’s movie theatre companies are reflecting this year’s dismal box-office summer, which is the worst it’s been in 10 years. Regal Entertainment, which operates in the U.S., saw shares plunge 28 per cent, while biggie AMC Entertainment’s shares have dropped a whopping 45 per cent since the end of May. Canada’s Cineplex Entertainment has had a similar […]

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Stocks Hold Higher as Mnuchin Predicts Tax Reform by Year’s End

If you’d like to receive our daily “5 Things You Must Know Before the Market Opens” newsletter, please register here. Stocks held higher on Thursday, Aug. 31, as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin talked up the prospects of a major tax overhaul by the end of the year.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.2%, the S&P 500 added 0.4% and the Nasdaq gained 0.65%. […]

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Global stocks advance ahead of US data run

Upbeat economic figures from around the world helped shore up global stock markets on Thursday ahead of a raft of U.S. data that could determine the scale of upcoming rate hikes from the Federal Reserve. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany’s DAX rose 0.6 percent to 12,072 while Britain’s FTSE 100 advanced 0.7 percent to 7,419. The CAC 40 in France […]

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Emerging Market Stocks Set to Close August on Fire

As U.S. stocks have struggled to find solid ground in August amid geopolitical turmoil with North Korea and devastation following Hurricane Harvey, emerging market stocks continue to rise. August was the eighth-straight month of gains for emerging market stocks. The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) has risen sharply since the start of this year, up nearly 30%. The S&P […]

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Global stocks mixed after China factory, Wall Street gains | Business

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday after Wall Street rose on a stronger estimate of U.S. economic growth and Chinese factory activity improved. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germany’s DAX rose 0.6 percent to 12,075.51 and London’s FTSE 100 added 0.5 percent to 7,401.66. France’s CAC 40 gained 0.4 percent to 5,077.40. On Wednesday, the DAX and […]

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Sensex down 25 points; Coal India, M&M stocks skid

Investors remain wary ahead of GDP data, August F&O expiry Chennai, Aug 31:   The Sensex and Nifty were trading marginally lower as investors adopted a cautious approach in view of August derivatives expiry and release of key macroeconomic data later in the day. Squaring-up of positions by participants — today being the last trading session of August series contracts in […]

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