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Wall Street up sharply ahead of the Fed

(New York) The New York Stock Exchange rebounded sharply at the opening on Wednesday pending the outcome of the monetary meeting of the American Central Bank (Fed). Posted at 9:44 a.m. Updated at 10:40 a.m.As of 10 a.m., the Dow Jones climbed 1.20%, the NASDAQ jumped 2.37% and the S&P 500 advanced 1.67%.After another roller coaster session, the Dow Jones index ended Tuesday down 0.19% to 34,297.73 points. The NASDAQ had concluded a loss of 2.28% to 13,539.29 points and the S&P 500 down 1.22% to 4356.45 points.“Federal Reserv...
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Poland builds wall on Belarus border

Poland on Tuesday began construction of a new fence on its border with Belarus to block the entry of illegal migrants, which sparked a crisis between Warsaw and Minsk last year. • Read also: Migrants: Lukashenko accuses the EU of refusing any discussion with Belarus • Read also: Migration crisis: Kiev ready to shoot if migrants from Belarus come to Ukraine • Read also: The G7 calls on Belarus to end the migration crisis “immediately” "The sites were handed over to the drivers on Tuesday," border guard spokeswoman Captain Krystyna Jakimik-Jarosz told AFP. She declined to specify the location of the work. "Belarusian services are just waiting for this to send groups of migrants there, so for security reasons, we do not indicate the specific locations," sh...
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Wall Street falls again before the Fed

(New York) The New York Stock Exchange fell again at the opening on Tuesday after a chaotic session the day before as a monetary meeting of the Fed begins. Posted at 9:47 a.m. Updated at 10:21 a.m.From the opening, the indices already largely lost what they had gleaned the day before after a “violent” session, in the words of Schwab analysts.At 10 a.m., the Dow Jones index was down 1.95%, the tech-heavy NASDAQ was down 2.68% and the S&P 500 was down 2.34%.On Monday, the indices, swept away by fears of a future rise in interes...
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Death of a young boy: fatal fall from a 35-meter climbing wall

Family members of the 12-year-old boy who died in Pont-Rouge on Sunday were nearby during his fatal fall, which occurred at the end of their private land, where there is an ice climbing wall. • Read also: A 12-year-old dark in the Jacques-Cartier We do not heal from the death of a child, we learn to live with it, often say bereaved parents. In this tragedy, loved ones will also have to learn to deal with the memory of a vain rescue attempt. Second of a family of three children, Xavier Lebel died accidentally following a fall of about 35 meters, near chemin du Bois-de-l'Ail....
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Wall Street down sharply | The Press

(New York) The New York Stock Exchange fell again on Monday, on the eve of a two-day monetary meeting of the American Federal Reserve (Fed) and after heavy losses the previous week. Posted at 9:44 a.m. Updated at 10:24 a.m.At 10 a.m., the Dow Jones index was down 1.78%, the NASDAQ was down 2.52% and the S&P 500 was down 2.18%.On Friday, the Dow Jones was down 1.30%, its sixth straight decline session, while the NASDAQ, heavily influenced by technology stocks, lost 2.72% and the S&P 500 extended index, 1.90% .Over the week, th...
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Wall Street down sharply | The Press

(New York) The New York Stock Exchange fell again on Monday, on the eve of a two-day monetary meeting of the American Federal Reserve (Fed) and after heavy losses the previous week. Posted at 9:44 a.m. Updated at 10:24 a.m.At 10 a.m., the Dow Jones index was down 1.78%, the NASDAQ was down 2.52% and the S&P 500 was down 2.18%.On Friday, the Dow Jones was down 1.30% in its sixth straight session of decline, while the NASDAQ, heavily influenced by technology stocks, lost 2.72% and the S&P 500 expanded 1.90% .Over the week, the ...