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Global shares mostly rise as market players weigh data mix

September 9, 2019

Via: ABC News

Global shares were mostly higher Monday as the week started with a mix of economic data for the region and the U.S.

France’s CAC 40 fell less than 0.1% in early trading to 5,602.25, while Germany’s DAX gained 0.2% to 12,218.62. Britain’s FTSE 100 rose 0.4% to 7,311.75. U.S. shares were set to drift higher with Dow futures up 0.2% at 26,858. S&P 500 futures were also up 0.2% at 2,986.70.

Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 rose nearly 0.6% to finish at 21,318.42. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 was little changed, inching up less than 0.1% at 6,648.00. South Korea’s Kospi gained 0.5% to 2,019.55. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng inched down less than 0.1% to 26,673.46, while the Shanghai Composite rose 0.8% to 3,024.74.

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