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Efficiency down to the letter

...the Royal Mail was also facing reduced mail volume, spiraling costs and lackluster innovation. Now, it's on the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange.Full privatization might be just what the U.S. Postal Service needs. It's at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-05/efficiency-down-lette
Cash hoarding limits global economy

...a record high in March. In Germany, the DAX Index soared 116 percent and hit a record in May. In the U.K., the FTSE 100 index rose 85 percent. Yet small investors mostly sold during that period, an extraordinary vote of no confidence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-04/cash-hoarding-limits-globa
Budget deal sends markets surging, but questions lurk

...multiplied across the globe, with stock indexes throughout Europe and Asia leaping higher. A leading British index, the FTSE 100, closed above 6,000 for the first time since July 2011.In the U.S., the rally was extraordinarily broad. For...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-02/budget-deal-sends-markets-
European markets' rally runs out of steam

...Germany's DAX closed down 0.2 percent at 6,564.80 while the CAC-40 in France fell 0.1 percent to 3,267.75. The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares lost 0.1 percent to 5,684.47.The Athens stock exchange bucked the trend, jump...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-07-04/european-markets-rally-run
US stocks fall as Europe doubts bubble to surface

...to investors who hold foreign currencies.European stocks are having one of their worst weeks in months. London's FTSE 100 index is down 2.2 percent this week, its worst performance since December. Stocks in Athens are down 10.8 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-05-09/us-stocks-fall-europe-doub
Investing overseas could help your portfolio

...overseas markets are on fire. Japan's Nikkei average hit its highest point since 2001 earlier this month. Britain's FTSE 100 Index on Friday had its best close in four years. Germany's DAX is at its highest level since 2002. Korea's KOSPI...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/17/fin_3074.shtml
Finance
Business briefs: U.S. rate increases hit foreign markets

...more rate increases were likely if the U.S. economy did not cool down to more manageable levels. In London, the FTSE-100 Share Index finished down 1.4 percent, or 83.40, to 6,081.6, while the Paris CAC-40 index tumbled 1.6...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/22/bus_283970.shtml
Business
Japan stocks plunge on 1st trading day after quake

...for crude. In currencies, the dollar was down against the yen and the euro.In early European trading, Britain's FTSE 100 was down 0.4 percent at 5,806.75 while Germany's DAX slid 1.8 percent to 6,858.84. France's CAC-40...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-03-14/japan-stocks-plunge-1st-trad
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Asian stocks reeling, European shares higher after attacks

...Europe have seesawed throughout the day," said David Page, an economist at the London investment bank Investec. The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares gained 2.79 percent, or 136.10, to close at 4,882.10 Wednesday. It had been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/13/bus_319361.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...235.76. European stock markets generally were weaker Tuesday, affected by telecommunications losses. London's FTSE 100-Share Index fell 0.8 percent, to 6,417.0; Frankfurt's Xetra Dax traded down 0.2 percent at 6,944.36...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/05/bus_291403.shtml
Business