View photo Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange just before the opening bell May 13, 2014 in New York (AFP Photo/Stan Honda) New York (AFP) – Wall Street stocks Thursday moved higher in early trade as central banks in Europe and Britain kept interest rates unchanged and US weekly jobless claims fell. About 35 minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 42.19 points (0.26 percent) to 16,485.53. The broad-based S&P 500 advanced 4.75 (0.25 percent) to 1,924.99, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index gained 14.07 (0.32 percent) to 4,369.12. The European Central Bank, as expected, kept its key interest rates unchanged at its regular policy meeting.
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Done Stocks slip; Bond yields fall to lowest of year US stocks end lower, continuing a summer slide; Bond yields fall to lowest point of the year 7 hours ago . View photo Traders Thomas Kay, left, and Frederick Reimer work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. U.S.
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In mainland China, the Shanghai Composite Index climbed 0.3 percent to 2,194.42. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 fell 1.3 percent to 5,435.30. Markets in India and Southeast Asia fell. GEOPOLITICS: Investors fretted about the effect of Russia’s decision to retaliate against sanctions over the Ukraine crisis with a ban on food imports from the West.
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along with French industrial output figures are slated for release in the European session. Germany’s trade surplus is expected to increase to EUR 18.9 billion in June from EUR 17.8 billion in May, while U.K.’s visible trade deficit is estimated to narrow to GBP 8.9 billion in June from GBP 9.204 billion in the previous month. French industrial output is expected to decline 1.8 percent year-over-year after declining 3.7 percent in May. In corporate news, German insurer Allianz SE reported second-quarter net income attributable to shareholders of 1.76 billion euros, up 10.5 percent from 1.59 billion euros last year.
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A link has been sent. Done Stocks Turn Higher; Corporate Moves Eyed By Jeremy Glaser 40 minutes ago 0 shares U.S. Market Stocks pared early losses this morning as corporate news flow remained in focus. The U.S. trade deficit narrowed by 7% in June, the steepest decline since November 2013.