Nikkei Advances, Hang Seng Falls Asian markets ended mixed, as the recent rise in commodities prices helped lift resource stocks, while some investors locked in gains in shipping and financial shares after recent advances. The Nikkei added 0.3%.
European Stocks Slip on Profit-Taking European stocks slipped, as investors banked some of Monday’s hefty gains ahead of a number of economic data releases that will provide more clues about the global economic outlook. London’s FTSE 100 Index fell 1.2%.
Robust output data boost markets Upbeat figures signal recession easing
Banks Sell Shares In Bid to Flee Fed J.P. Morgan and AmEx announced unexpected plans to sell stock after the government said large banks must first prove they can raise money from private investors before exiting TARP.
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