France Stock Market Index (FR40)

The CAC 40 closed 28 points or 0.5% higher at 6,386 on Friday, extending gains to late 2000 levels, and advanced 1.8% from last week, on a strong earnings season. Credit Agricole net profit surged 64% to €1.05 billion during the first quarter, largely surpassing expectations of €729 million, underpinned by trading activities and a … Read more

China Shanghai Composite Stock Market Index

The Shanghai Composite dropped 72.28 points or 1.99% to 3564.08 on Wednesday, extending declines for a third consecutive session as escalating worries over policy tightening in China continued to weigh on sectors with almost record-high valuations. Further denting sentiment, Hong Kong’s government increased its stamp duty on equity transactions to 0.13% from 0.1% on the … Read more