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Russia Is the Biggest Loser in G-20 Stock Markets

Russia Is the Biggest Loser in G-20 Stock Markets

When it comes to stock market performance this year, there’s no uniting the U.S. and Russia. The S&P 500 and the Micex began the year at almost the same level, but equities in the former Soviet nation have tumbled amid losses in crude and evaporating optimism over the lifting of sanctions …

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Stock Markets in the Middle East Fall Sharply

Stock markets in the Middle East have fallen sharply after a difficult week for all major global share indexes. The Dubai Financial Market closed down 7%, while the Saudi exchange also lost 7% after Fitch ratings agency cut its outlook for the country. Last week, the Dow Jones in the …

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Apple is worth more than Switzerland

At $733 billion, Apple is worth more than Switzerland, and And only $15 billion shy of Saudi Arabia’s GNP. Apple’s market capitalization (share price times number of shares) didn’t stop at $700 billion. At Thursday’s opening bell, the company was valued by investors at $733 billion. That’s more than… The gross …

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