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AsianMarkets-011615_24Feb17.jpg European stocks edged lower on Friday, with overnight declines in metals prices, French election worries, a slew of disappointing earnings updates and concerns about policy uncertainty in the U.S. weighing on markets. On a light day on the economic front, survey results from the statistical office...

Versartis-022417.jpg Shares of Versartis Inc. (VSAR) have gained more than 20% in the last three trading days.

StockMarket4-112114_24Feb17.jpg European stocks look set to open higher on Friday after French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron outlined his economic plan that includes corporate tax cuts and public sector redundancies. Investors may also take cues from the currency markets after reports emerged that U.S. President Donald...

Asian-Markets2_23Feb17.jpg European stocks fluctuated between gains and losses on Thursday as investors digested a barrage of earnings releases and official data showed the U.K. lost its title as the fastest growing major advanced economy in 2016 to Germany. German GDP rose by 1.9 percent for the whole of 2016, overtaking the...

Asianmarkets-111914_23Feb17.jpg European stocks are seen opening flat to slightly higher on Thursday, showing little reaction to the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting minutes, which kept the prospect of a March rate hike in play. Fed officials said they may need to raise interest rates "fairly soon" should jobs and inflation...

UK-GDP-022217.jpg The UK economy expanded more than initially estimated in the fourth quarter of 2016 on manufacturing activity, but the overall growth for the year slowed down due to weak stock-building. Gross domestic product advanced 0.7 percent sequentially in the fourth quarter, slightly faster than the 0.6 percent growth estimated on January 26.

Asian-Market-100912_22Feb17.jpg European stocks hit 14-month highs on Wednesday, with higher oil prices, upbeat German business climate data and a slew of encouraging earnings updates helping underpin investor sentiment. German business sentiment improved unexpectedly in February, survey data from Ifo institute showed. The business...

Stock-Market-500_22Feb17.jpg European stocks may open flat to slightly higher on Wednesday following firm cues from Wall Street and Asia. Oil prices held near seven-week highs after rising about 2 percent overnight as OPEC reiterated its agreement to further production cuts. The dollar slipped as Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland...

Feb21-022117.jpg The FDA has turned down Amphastar's request seeking approval of intranasal Naloxone, proposed for the treatment of opioid addiction or overdose.

BOE-Carney-022117.jpg The Bank of England will not hesitate to change policy if deemed appropriate, Governor Mark Carney said at a parliamentary committee hearing on Tuesday. The BoE Chief defended the bank's estimate on unemployment when Andrew Tyrie, the chairman of Parliament's Treasury Committee, questioned the bank's estimate of spare capacity.

stock-market-9_21Feb17.jpg European stocks were mostly higher on Tuesday as upbeat Eurozone private sector data and a recovery in commodity prices helped investors shrug off mixed earnings updates as well as increasing political risks in Europe. The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index was up 0.23 percent at 371.91 in late...

BHPBilliton-HY-022117.jpg Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton plc reported Tuesday a profit in its first half, compared to last year's hefty loss on sharply lower one charges. Underlying EBITDA, a key earnings metric, climbed 65 percent with higher production and prices. The company further lifted its dividend by 150 percent.

HSBC-FY-022117.jpg Shares of HSBC Holdings Plc declined around 4 percent in Hong Kong trading after the Asia-focused lender reported wider net loss in its fourth quarter amid weak net interest income. Further, the company maintained its dividend, and said its Board plans a further $1.0 billion share buy-back, which is expected to complete in the first half of 2017.

Markets-111714_21Feb17.jpg European stocks are likely to open a tad lower on Tuesday, with investors likely to take cues from bond markets after a fresh poll showed leader Marine Le Pen gaining ground on her main election rivals for the French election, sending the country's risk premium sharply higher. On the positive side,...

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