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  • A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    By Sam Forgione NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global equity markets rose in choppy trading on Thursday in the wake of strong earnings results from tech heavyweights Apple and Facebook, but worries about rising tensions in Ukraine limited gains and dragged the dollar lower. Facebook Inc's and Caterpillar Inc's earnings also beat …

  • Polaris claims lead in ATV market The West Australian - 6 hours ago

    Polaris has bolted out of the blocks in 2014 with its best first quarter on record, setting a cracking pace for the Australian ATV and side-by-side industry to be a clear number one in the Australian market.

  • Stocks close mostly higher on earnings; Apple up

    The stock market closed mostly higher Thursday, helped by positive earnings out of several large U.S. companies including Apple and construction equipment maker Caterpillar. The markets gains were modest, ...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
    Apple buoys Nasdaq; Ukraine weighs on broader market Reuters - 7 hours ago

    The Nasdaq rose modestly in a choppy session on Thursday, lifted by a rally in Apple shares a day after the iPad maker's strong results, though tensions in Ukraine held … More »Apple buoys Nasdaq; Ukraine weighs on broader market

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    The Nasdaq rose modestly in a choppy session on Thursday, lifted by a rally in Apple shares a day after the iPad maker's strong results, though tensions in Ukraine held the broader market in check. Shares ...

  • Toronto Stock Exchange logo is seen in Toronto
    TSX gains on Potash, banks; gold miners slip Reuters - 7 hours ago

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose slightly on Thursday, helped by a gain in shares of Potash Corp after the company's results beat … More »TSX gains on Potash, banks; gold miners slip

    Toronto Stock Exchange logo is seen in Toronto

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose slightly on Thursday, helped by a gain in shares of Potash Corp after the company's results beat low expectations and by small increases in heavyweight banking stocks. The upward thrust was offset by declines in major gold miners and an 11.5 percent …

  • A trader works on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 7, 2013 in New York
    US stocks mixed after good economic data, Apple results AFP - 7 hours ago

    US stocks were mixed in early trade Thursday following a good report on US durable goods and strong earnings from Apple and some other big companies. More »US stocks mixed after good economic data, Apple results

    A trader works on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 7, 2013 in New York

    US stocks were mixed in early trade Thursday following a good report on US durable goods and strong earnings from Apple and some other big companies.

  • Stocks edge higher on earnings gains; Apple up
    Stocks edge higher on earnings gains; Apple up AP - 8 hours ago

    Stocks are finishing slightly higher, led by the technology sector after Apple reported a big earnings gain. Apple also announced a stock split, a dividend increase and … More »Stocks edge higher on earnings gains; Apple up

    Stocks edge higher on earnings gains; Apple up

    Stocks are finishing slightly higher, led by the technology sector after Apple reported a big earnings gain. Apple also announced a stock split, a dividend increase and a larger share repurchase program. ...

  • The leaf on the Apple symbol is tinted green at the Apple flagship store on 5th Ave in New York
    Trend-setter Apple's stock split could bring out the copycats Reuters - 8 hours ago

    By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple has long been a trend-setter whose hot products attract imitators, and now its recent stock split might help revive a trend … More »Trend-setter Apple's stock split could bring out the copycats

    The leaf on the Apple symbol is tinted green at the Apple flagship store on 5th Ave in New York

    By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple has long been a trend-setter whose hot products attract imitators, and now its recent stock split might help revive a trend from the 1990s that has all but disappeared on Wall Street. Apple Inc's move might inspire others, some believe, but only modestly. "It could become …

  • A man breathes through an oxygen mask inside a field hospital in Kfar Zeita village in the central province of Hama
    Chemical weapons watchdog weighs chlorine attack probe in Syria - sour … Reuters - 8 hours ago

    By Anthony Deutsch AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The head of the global chemical weapons watchdog overseeing the destruction of Syria's toxic stockpile is considering launching … More »Chemical weapons watchdog weighs chlorine attack probe in Syria - sour …

    A man breathes through an oxygen mask inside a field hospital in Kfar Zeita village in the central province of Hama

    By Anthony Deutsch AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The head of the global chemical weapons watchdog overseeing the destruction of Syria's toxic stockpile is considering launching a fact-finding mission on his own initiative to investigate reports of chlorine gas attacks there, sources said. Syria became a member of the Organisation …

  • Traders work on floor of New York Stock Exchange
    Apple lifts Nasdaq; Ukraine drags on broader market Reuters - 8 hours ago

    By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Nasdaq rose modestly in choppy trade on Thursday as Apple's shares rallied a day after the iPad maker's strong results, … More »Apple lifts Nasdaq; Ukraine drags on broader market

    Traders work on floor of New York Stock Exchange

    By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Nasdaq rose modestly in choppy trade on Thursday as Apple's shares rallied a day after the iPad maker's strong results, though tensions in Ukraine held back the broader market. Caterpillar Inc shares jumped nearly 2 percent and helped limit the Dow’s loss after the world's …

  • Stocks close mostly higher on earnings; Apple up
    Stocks are mixed in choppy trading; Apple up Associated Press - 9 hours ago

    Stocks were mixed in choppy trading Thursday afternoon as investors balanced positive earnings results out of Apple and Caterpillar against disappointing reports from … More »Stocks are mixed in choppy trading; Apple up

    Stocks close mostly higher on earnings; Apple up

    Stocks were mixed in choppy trading Thursday afternoon as investors balanced positive earnings results out of Apple and Caterpillar against disappointing reports from other companies including Raytheon ...

  • The NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in New York
    Nasdaq seeks upside from markets debate as profits rise Reuters - 10 hours ago

    "I think certainly it was an irresponsible piece of work and it served to tell a story without any research or factual checking of what was going on and I think it did … More »Nasdaq seeks upside from markets debate as profits rise

    The NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in New York

    "I think certainly it was an irresponsible piece of work and it served to tell a story without any research or factual checking of what was going on and I think it did a disservice to the industry," Greifeld said in an interview. Shortly before "Flash Boys" was released in late March, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman …

  • How to play Apple's surprise stock split: Analyst
    How to play Apple's surprise stock split: Analyst CNBC - 11 hours ago

    JMP Securities' Alex Gauna has a counter-intuitive idea on how to play Apple when its upcoming stock split makes shares much, much cheaper. More »How to play Apple's surprise stock split: Analyst

    How to play Apple's surprise stock split: Analyst

    JMP Securities' Alex Gauna has a counter-intuitive idea on how to play Apple when its upcoming stock split makes shares much, much cheaper.

  • Stocks close mostly higher on earnings; Apple up
    Stocks mostly higher on earnings gains; Apple up Associated Press - 11 hours ago

    Strong earnings from a number of U.S. companies including Apple and Caterpillar had stocks moving mostly higher Thursday afternoon. 3M was among those whose results disappointed … More »Stocks mostly higher on earnings gains; Apple up

    Stocks close mostly higher on earnings; Apple up

    Strong earnings from a number of U.S. companies including Apple and Caterpillar had stocks moving mostly higher Thursday afternoon. 3M was among those whose results disappointed investors. The gains were ...

  • Cashin: What will cause panic among 'baby bears'
    Cashin: What will cause panic among 'baby bears' CNBC - 11 hours ago

    Veteran trader Art Cashin breaks down the market conditions that could panic "baby bears" and send stocks to new record highs. More »Cashin: What will cause panic among 'baby bears'

    Cashin: What will cause panic among 'baby bears'

    Veteran trader Art Cashin breaks down the market conditions that could panic "baby bears" and send stocks to new record highs.

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Top Stories

  • KL shares open higher

    KUALA LUMPUR: Share prices on Bursa Malaysia erased yesterday's losses to open higher in the early session today, driven by gains in selected heavyweights. …

  • Apple's sales boom in communist Vietnam

    (This story corrects period for sales in the first paragraph) By Nguyen Phuong Linh HANOI (Reuters) - - Communist Vietnam is suddenly Apple Inc's hottest market after sales there tripled in its fiscal first half, a growth rate five times faster than in India where it is spending heavily in a battle for market share. Vietnam has barely received a mention from Apple executives in their regular briefings for financial analysts. Quarterly iPhone sales more than doubled and the strong growth …

  • Exclusive: Apple, Google to pay $324 million to settle conspiracy lawsuit
    Exclusive: Apple, Google to pay $324 million to settle conspiracy lawsuit

    By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four major tech companies including Apple and Google have agreed to pay a total of $324 million to settle a lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to hold down salaries in Silicon Valley, sources familiar with the deal said, just weeks before a high profile trial had been scheduled to begin. Tech workers filed a class action lawsuit against Apple Inc, Google Inc, Intel Inc and Adobe Systems Inc in 2011, alleging they conspired to refrain from soliciting …

  • Google, Apple settle high-tech workers' lawsuit
    Google, Apple settle high-tech workers' lawsuit

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe Systems have settled a class-action lawsuit alleging they conspired to prevent their engineers and other highly sought technology workers from getting better job offers from one another. …

  • Court filing says ship in Texas spill was speeding
    Court filing says ship in Texas spill was speeding

    HOUSTON (AP) — The owner of a tugboat that collided with a ship last month, dumping nearly 170,000 gallons of oil into the Houston Ship Channel, claims in court filings the ship was speeding and being operated in a reckless manner. …

  • United loses money; other airlines post 1Q profits
    United loses money; other airlines post 1Q profits

    DALLAS (AP) — Even with the turbulence of severe winter storms and stubbornly high fuel prices, many of the major airlines are cruising and their stock prices are soaring. …

  • Postal workers' unions protest Staples program
    Postal workers' unions protest Staples program

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Postal workers in cities big and small protested in front of Staples stores on Thursday, objecting to the U.S. Postal Service's pilot program to open counters in stores, staffed with retail employees. …

  • Vermont ups the ante on genetically modified foods
    Vermont ups the ante on genetically modified foods

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont has raised the stakes in the debate over genetically modified foods by becoming the first state to pass a bill requiring that they be labeled as such in the grocery aisle, making the move despite the opposition of the powerful U.S. food industry. …

Malaysia

  • MAS partners up with Ramco Systems to improve efficiency

    SUBANG (Feb 3): Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS) announced its strategic partnership with Ramco Systems, a Chennai-based IT solutions provider, in an effort to optimise its operations and reduce costs. …

  • #Highlight* Taib’s family in 400 firms worth billions and Taib might have broken state law as ...

    KUALA LUMPUR (March 3): Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud, who has just stepped down as Sarawak chief minister and become the Yang di-Pertua Negeri (state governor), has led the state imperiously for 33 years; and during these years, his family members have amassed billions of wealth. …

  • #Stock Focus* Spritzer rises 2% on water rationing

    KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 3): Bottled-water producer Spritzer Bhd rose as much as 2% amid news of water rationing in the Klang Valley. …

  • Hong Leong lowers Sime Darby's profit forecast, TP to RM10.02

    KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 3): Hong Leong Investment Bank Bhd (HLIB) trimmed marginally its FY14 core net profit forecast for Sime Darby Bhd to RM3.13 billion to reflect lower oil palm  fresh fruit bunch (FFB) yield assumption. …

  • #Fund Flow* Foreign selling stops, for now

    KUALA LUMPUR (March 3): After selling in 19 out of the last 20 weeks, including the last seven consecutive weeks, foreign investors turned net buyers of Malaysian stocks, according to MIDF Research. …

  • Alliance: TH Heavy may doule EPS with RM400m record orderbook

    KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 3): TH Heavy Engineering Bhd may double its earnings per share (EPS) in anticipation that the usage of its fabrication yard will rise to 90%, according to Alliance Research. …

  • Kenanga downgrades KPJ profit, TP

    KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 3): Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd has cut its net profit forecast for Hospital operator KPJ Healthcare Bhd and reduced the target price (TP) for the stock. …

  • Airbus’ first facility out of Europe rides on China’s growth

    TIANJIN (China): The first Airbus assembly facility outside of Europe — the Final Assembly Line in Tianjin, China (FALC) — is poised to ride on the growth of the Chinese aviation market. In a recent visit to the facility, Airbus (Tianjin) Final Assembly Co Ltd general manager Andreas Ockel briefed local and foreign media that China is currently Airbus’ No 2 market in terms of deliveries of aircraft. “Out of 626 aircraft [Airbus] produced and delivered last year, 133 were delivered to China,” …

Stocks

  • 'Vapers' relieved FDA won't restrict popular e-cigarette flavors

    Mcshalonic Martinez, 25, puffed on a caramel mochachino flavored e-cigarette at the Henley Vaporium in lower Manhattan, saying the device helped him kick his three-pack-a-day smoking habit. He can't imagine going back to traditional cigarettes. It does not recommend restricting flavored products or online sales and advertising, which public health advocates say make the products more attractive for children and teens. The announcement comes on the heels of a New York City law passed last …

  • Tokyo stocks up 0.63% by break

    Tokyo stocks cast off early losses to rise 0.63 percent by the break as the weaker yen offered support to exporters. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 90.58 points to 14,495.57 by the break, while the ... …

  • Netflix makes deals to appear on first U.S. cable boxes
    Netflix makes deals to appear on first U.S. cable boxes

    By Lisa Richwine and Liana B. Baker LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Netflix Inc's streaming video subscription service will be integrated into TiVo Inc set-top boxes for customers of three of the smaller U.S. cable operators, the companies said on Thursday. The deals with Atlantic Broadband, Grande Communications and RCN Telecom Services are the first in the United States to bring Netflix as an app to cable set-top boxes. The arrangements make it easier for consumers to access Netflix …

  • Asian shares mixed, eyes on Ukraine crisis

    Asian markets were mixed on Friday, with another upbeat lead from Wall Street overshadowed by concerns about the Ukraine crisis. The euro maintained its momentum after a pick-up on Thursday fuelled by ... …

  • Further Insights into the Transcu RTO of Straits Construction
    Further Insights into the Transcu RTO of Straits Construction

    We previously reported on Transcu signing its RTO agreement with Straits Construction Group Pte Ltd. This was a $325-338 million deal to be paid in…The post Further Insights into the Transcu RTO of Straits ... …

  • United loses money; other airlines post 1Q profits
    United loses money; other airlines post 1Q profits

    Even with the turbulence of severe winter storms and stubbornly high fuel prices, many of the major airlines are cruising and their stock prices are soaring. Mergers have reduced competition and made it ... …

  • Tokyo stocks open down 0.24%

    Tokyo stocks opened 0.24 percent lower on Friday after Japan and the United States failed to strike a deal over a Pacific-wide trade pact during President Barack Obama's visit. The Nikkei 225 index fell ... …

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    2.3707-0.0011-0.04%
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    3.0327+0.0049+0.16%
    AUDMYR=X
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    1,291.90+1.30+0.10%
    GCM14.CMX
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    SIK14.CMX
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    ^XAU
    3.120.00+0.03%
    HGK14.CMX
    101.96+0.02+0.02%
    CLM14.NYM
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