World stocks subdued, gold rises on global risks

Hong Kong • Stock markets were subdued and the price of oil and gold rose Wednesday as geopolitical risks kept investors on edge ahead of a long weekend. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France’s CAC 40 gained 0.2 percent to 5,113 and Germany’s DAX added 0.1 percent to 12,150. Britain’s FTSE 100 fell 0.1 percent to 7,357. U.S. indexes were poised to open slightly lower, with Dow and S&P 500 futures down 0.1 percent. GLOBAL GLOOM: Investors are cautious as world events this week complicate the investmen...

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