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European stocks fall in early trading today

European shares fell slightly in early trading today, with all eyes on the vote on the bill of US President Donald Trump health care, which was postponed until later today. The Stoxx 600 index of European shares fell 0.2%, while the…

Nikkei rises by Friday’s close

Japanese stocks rose Friday, but recorded weekly losses, with the yen falling against the US dollar. Japan's Nikkei rose 0.9% to 19.262 points on the day, but fell 1.3% in the week ending the day. The broader TOPIX index was 0.9% higher…

EU, Japan discuss free trade agreement

The European Union and Japan are seeking to conclude free trade talks very soon, according to Tuesday's announcement. "The European Union is fully committed to concluding the negotiations of the two conventions very soon," said European…