Global stocks mixed, gold rises amid world tensions

Tokyo • Stocks were mixed Tuesday and the price of gold rose as investors monitored geopolitical risks — from North Korea’s rumblings over the U.S. to major powers’ plan to put pressure on Russia over the Syrian war. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX edged 0.1 percent lower to 12,194 and the CAC 40 of France was 0.2 percent higher at 5,116. Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.6 percent to 7,383. Wall Street looked set for a slow start, with S&P 500 and Dow futures flat. KOREAS, RUSSIA: North Korea said there...

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