China, Japan Stocks Fall on Data, Nasdaq Boosts Some Markets

April 24, 2015 8:44 AM

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Chinese and Japanese stocks fell Friday on weaker global manufacturing data while Europe and some Asian benchmarks rose after the U.S. Nasdaq index hit a new high.

KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, France's CAC-40 rose 0.5 percent to 5,203.70 and Germany's DAX gained 0.7 percent to 11,801.43. Britain's FTSE 100 added 0.4 percent to 7,080.81. On Wall Street, futures for the S&P 500 were up 0.2 percent at 2,110.50. Dow futures rose 0.2 percent to 2,110.50.

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