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world shares meander following us-led air strikes on syria

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world shares meander following us-led air strikes on syria

global shares were mixed in asia on monday, with chinese benchmarks leading declines in asia. the air strikes on syria appeared to be having scant impact on trading, and oil prices fell back. eyes were on chinese gdp data due on tuesday.keeping score: the ftse 100 in britain dropped 0.4 percent to 7,236.05 while germany's dax added 0.2 percent to 12,464.26. the cac 40 in france was flat at 5,316.11. the future for the s&p 500 climbed 0.6 percent while the future for the dow jones industrial average was also up 0.6 percent, pointing to early gains on wall street.asia's day: japan's nikkei 225 index gained 0.3 percent to 21,835.53, but hong kong's hang seng dropped 1.6 percent to 30,315.59 and the shanghai composite index sank 1.5 percent to 3,110.65. south korea's kospi edged 0.1 percent higher to 2,457.49 and australia's s&p asx 200 picked up 0.2 percent to 5,841.30. shares fell in taiwan and singapore and rose in indonesia.middle east: the leaders of russia, iran and the hezbollah group in lebanon said sunday that western airstrikes on their ally syria, targeting its chemical weapons program, have complicated prospects for a political settlement to the country's seven-year conflict. meanwhile, president donald trump on sunday defended his use of the phrase "mission accomplished" to describe the u.s.-led missile attack, while his aides stressed continuing u.s. troop involvement and plans for new economic sanctions against russia for enabling the government of bashar ...