Wall Street opened slightly lower on Monday as investors braced for another set of corporate earnings and awaited the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting.
LONDON World shares held near nine-month highs on Monday after G20 finance chiefs said over the weekend they would use "all policy tools" to lift global growth.
LONDON Oil prices fell to two and a half month lows on Monday amid worries that a global glut of crude and refined products would weigh on markets for some time.
TOKYO Japan's primary budget deficit is expected to be around 5.5 trillion yen ($51.77 billion) in fiscal 2020, improving from a 6.5 trillion yen deficit earlier projected but still missing the goal of a surplus, government sources who have seen the figures said on Monday.
NEW YORK The dollar was steady against the euro and yen on Monday as investors look ahead to central bank meetings with the U.S. Federal Reserve due to conclude a two-day meeting on Wednesday and the Bank of Japan due to meet on Friday.
CHENGDU, China The world's biggest economies will work to support global growth and better share the benefits of trade, policymakers said on Sunday after a meeting dominated by the impact of Britain's exit from Europe and fears of rising protectionism.
July 25 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 7 points on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. Futures for the index were up 0.1 percent ahead of the cash market open.
* Indexes down: Dow 0.28 pct, S&P 0.26 pct, Nasdaq 0.17 pct (Updates to open)
LONDON, July 25 European stocks rose on Monday, with low-cost airline Ryanair climbing after it issued a bullish outlook while shares in William Hill surged on bid interest from its rivals.
TOKYO, July 25 Japan's Nikkei share average pared early gains and ended flat on Monday as investors took profits after a Wall Street-inspired rise.
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