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  • Thailand's stock index fell more than 6 percent on Wednesday and the baht skidded, a day after police warned of a Bangkok bomb plot.

  • BANGKOK, Oct 12- Thailand's stock index fell more than 6 percent on Wednesday and the baht skidded, a day after police warned of a Bangkok bomb plot and on weekend news that 88- year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej's health was in an unstable condition. The Stock Exchange of Thailand fell as much as 6.9 percent at one point to its lowest since March 1, led by shares in the...

  • SEOUL, Oct 12- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd needs to quickly find the cause of the fires that led to it pulling its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and get a new model to market, investors said on Wednesday, as shares in the company slipped to a one-month low. Investors and analysts agreed that the damage to Samsung's brand and future earnings would deepen the longer the...

  • Tim Cook, Chief Executive Officer of Apple Inc., and China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua (R) visit a China Mobile shop to celebrate the launch of iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C on China Mobile's fourth generation (4G) network on January 17, 2014 in Beijing, China.

    Apple CEO Tim Cook made an unexpected appearance in Shenzhen to announce the company’s second R&D center in China.

  • Alcoa

    Alcoa’s last quarterly results before its split into two disappointed markets, but an analyst said the separation should bode well for the company.

  • SEOUL, Oct 12- Shares of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd opened weaker on Wednesday, touching a one-month low due to concerns about the firm's prospects after it scrapped its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphones due to continuing safety risks. Samsung shares were down 2.9 percent in early Wednesday trade after touching a one-month low of 1.494 million won, reflecting...

  • *Dismal earnings from Alcoa and Illumina hit Wall St. TOKYO, Oct 12- Asian shares flirted with three-week lows on Wednesday after a dour start to Wall Street's corporate earnings season knocked U.S. stocks, while the dollar and Treasury yields rose on growing expectations of a U.S. rate hike in December. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 11- Slumping crude prices and a dour start to Wall Street's corporate earnings season pulled down U.S. and European equities on Tuesday, while the dollar hit an eight-month high on increasing bets U.S. interest rates will rise in December. Wall Street fell more than 1 percent as shares of aluminum producer Alcoa and diagnostics test maker Illumina...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 11- Slumping crude prices and a dour start to Wall Street's corporate earnings season pulled down U.S. and European equities on Tuesday, while the dollar hit an eight-month high on increasing bets U.S. interest rates will rise in December. Wall Street fell more than 1 percent after shares of aluminum producer Alcoa and diagnostics test maker...

  • The New York- based company reported third-quarter net profit of $166 million, or 33 cents per share, up from $44 million, or 6 cents a year earlier. Analysts, on average, expected earnings per share for the quarter of 35 cents. In premarket trading, Alcoa shares were trading at $29.88, down more than 5 percent from Monday's official closing price of $31.51.

  • LONDON, Oct 11- European stock markets fell on Tuesday, with a pullback in the shares of major oil companies weighing on markets. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was down by 0.3 percent, with the index down by around 7 percent so far in 2016.. The STOXX Europe 600 Oil& Gas index fell 0.4 percent as oil prices retreated from one-year highs.

  • TOKYO, Oct 11- Shares of Takata Corp fell sharply on Tuesday after The Wall Street Journal reported late last week that the troubled Japanese air bag maker is weighing a U.S. bankruptcy filing as one option for clearing a path for an outside investor. Markets were closed in Japan on Monday for a public holiday. Citing people familiar with the matter, the Wall Street...

  • TOKYO, Oct 11- Shares of Takata Corp tumbled on Tuesday after The Wall Street Journal reported late last week that the troubled Japanese air bag maker is weighing a U.S. bankruptcy filing as one option for clearing a path for an outside investor. Markets were closed in Japan on Monday for a public holiday. Citing people familiar with the matter, the Wall Street...

  • SEOUL, Oct 11- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd shares opened sharply lower on Tuesday, as the firm's decision to halt sales and exchanges of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone weighed on sentiment. Samsung shares fell as much as 5 percent to 1.596 million won, their lowest since Sept. 30. Shares were down 4.2 percent as of 0006 GMT, underperforming the broader market that was...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 10- U.S. stocks rose on Monday as energy shares gained with oil prices and as Apple jumped following problems with rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's Note 7 phone.

  • FRANKFURT/ LONDON, Oct 10- Deutsche Bank shares fell more than 3 percent on Monday after Chief Executive John Cryan failed to secure a speedy deal with the U.S. Department of Justice at the weekend over the misselling of mortgage-backed securities. Cryan was attending the International Monetary Fund and World Bank's autumn meetings in Washington, raising...

  • *William Hill rises on Amaya merger talks. LONDON, Oct 10- European stock markets slipped lower on Monday as shares in Deutsche Bank fell, weighing on the broader European banking sector, while some major airline shares also declined. Deutsche Bank's Chief Executive John Cryan failed to reach a deal with the U.S. Department of Justice at the weekend over the...

  • BANGKOK, Oct 10- Thailand's main stock index tumbled as much as 3.6 percent on Monday and the baht fell to more than two-month lows, a day after the palace said that 88- year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej's health was in an unstable condition. The Stock Exchange of Thailand sank in opening trade by the most in nearly a month. Thailand's king, the world's longest...

  • Oct 7- Shares of Tyson Foods Inc, the largest U.S. meat processor, fell as much as 11.5 percent to $65.85 on Friday after a brokerage report said a class action lawsuit against the company alleging collusion might have merit. The lawsuit filed last month alleged that Tyson colluded with Koch Foods and others in the broiler chicken business to reduce production...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 7- Gulf carrier Qatar Airways ordered $18.6 billion worth of Boeing Co jetliners, a deal that includes firm orders for 40 widebody aircraft and a letter of intent to purchase up to 60 narrowbody 737 MAX 8 jets, Boeing and the airline said on Friday. Boeing shares were down 0.7 percent at $133.51 in afternoon trading on the New York Stock Exchange.