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Britain’s FTSE 100 Rises to Build on Post-Brexit Recovery

Reuters – Britain’s top shares index rose on Monday, as firmer mining stocks helped the market build on last week’s recovery from a slump caused by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. The blue-chip FTSE 100 index, which

Market displays on a monitor show the latest international currency rates, in green, and fluctuations in the Israeli stock market, as a broker keeps an eye on the news of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's slightly improved health in the trading room of the First International Bank of Israel January …

Israeli Stocks Rise Despite Triple Terror Attacks

TEL AVIV – A spate of terror attacks on Tuesday did not slow down Israeli stocks, which hit a new high when the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange closed on Wednesday. Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Exchange by 195 to

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Federal Reserve Decides Not to Hike Interest Rates

The Federal Reserve is keeping U.S. interest rates at record lows in the face of threats from a weak global economy, persistently low inflation and unstable financial markets.