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European stocks open higher in holiday-shortened session European stock markets were higher after the open in subdued trade on Tuesday, as volumes remained light ahead of the Christmas holiday. During European morning trade, France's CAC... Read >>

French consumer spending jumps 1.4% in November Consumer spending in France rose significantly more than expected in November, easing concerns over the health of the euro zone's second largest economy, official data showed on... Read >>

Gold futures edge higher in pre-Christmas trade Gold prices edged modestly higher in subdued holiday trade on Tuesday, though gains were expected to remain limited amid indications the U.S. economic recovery is deepening. Trading... Read >>

Asia stocks mostly higher in pre-holiday trade; Nikkei hits 6-year high Asian stock markets were broadly higher in pre holiday trade on Tuesday, as appetite for riskier assets was boosted amid mounting optimism over the health of the U.S. economy and... Read >>

Dollar edges higher against euro, yen in subdued trade The dollar inched higher against the other major currencies in subdued holiday trade on Tuesday, as demand for the greenback remained supported amid indications of an improving U.S.... Read >>

U.S. stocks rise on firm consumer sentiment report; Dow rises 0.45% Stock prices rose on Monday after investors applauded a consumer sentiment index even though it came in just shy of expectations. At the close of U.S. trading, the Dow Jones... Read >>

Forex - Dollar slips on soft data, U.S. stock-market gains The dollar edged lower against most major currencies on Monday after a key consumer sentiment index missed expectations, while rising U.S. stock prices also steered investors away... Read >>

Forex - GBP/USD gains as U.S. sentiment gauge just misses expectations The pound moved higher against the dollar on Monday after a U.S. consumer sentiment barometer came in just shy of expectations and sparked a modest dollar selloff, wiping out gains... Read >>

Gold extends losses on Fed taper move, ignores soft U.S. data Gold prices edged lower on Monday as markets braced for the Federal Reserve to begin tapering its USD85 billion in monthly bond purchases by USD10 billion beginning in January. Bond... Read >>

Crude slips on profit taking, U.S. consumer sentiment report weighs Oil prices slid on Monday after investors locked in gains from Friday's robust economic growth data and sold the commodity for profits, especially after a widely watched U.S.... Read >>