Global stocks fall on rising unease over North Korea

TOKYO (AP) — Escalating tensions over North Korea’s nuclear ambitions rattled investors Thursday, pulling global stock benchmarks lower. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX fell 0.7 percent to 12,068 and the CAC 40 of France lost 0.3 percent to 5,133. Britain’s FTSE 100 sank 1.1 percent to 7,414. Futures pointed to further declines on Wall Street, with […]

Global stock markets mostly rise on manufacturing data

YURI KAGEYAMA, AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) — Global markets were mostly higher Monday, cheered by positive reports on manufacturing, as players awaited talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart later in the week. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX gained 0.2 percent to 12,342, while France’s CAC 40 slipped 0.2 percent to 5,112. […]