LONDON Britain's top share index lost ground on Friday as investors digested a weaker than expected U.S. jobs reading, with miners pulled lower as copper dipped.
After years of scant real gains despite steadily falling unemployment and healthy hiring, wages picked up significantly last month, a sign the job market could be tightening enough to force companies to pay more to attract and retain employees.
NEW YORK Global stock markets slumped and the U.S. dollar rallied on Friday after a key U.S. jobs report painted a mixed picture of the labor market and left investors with a muddled view on interest rate hike prospects.
Alphabet logo Investors bought shares of Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) on weakness during trading on Friday after an insider sold shares in the company, ARN reports.
New Jersey on Friday filed a lawsuit against Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) and its luxury units over the German automaker's excess diesel emissions, becoming the fourth U.S.