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  • NEW YORK— Apple is in. The change cements Apple as "the gold standard of technology," says Daniel Ives, a financial analyst at FBR Research. "They've really become the modern-day Wright Brothers."

  • BAKU, March 6- Azeri state energy firm SOCAR plans to issue Eurobonds in March, the firm's president said on Friday, following a sharp fall in global oil prices. "We plan to issue Eurobonds before the end of March," Rovnag Abdullayev told reporters. "It's linked to the declining oil price," he added, without elaborating on any other details of the upcoming issue.

  • ATHENS, March 6- Greece will auction 1.0 billion euros of three-month treasury bills on March 11 to refinance a maturing issue, debt agency PDMA said on Friday, announcing its second sale this month as the government faces a cash crunch. Shut out of debt markets and with aid from its official creditors frozen, Athens is scrambling to meet this month's funding needs,...

  • LONDON, March 6- The dollar hit a new 11- year high against major currencies on Friday as investors bet the monthly U.S. jobs report would add to the chance of rate hikes, even as the European Central Bank embarks on a 1 trillion euro campaign of bond-buying. The euro broke below $1.0980 for the first time since September 2003 as it continued its steady march lower.

  • TOKYO, March 6- Japanese government bond yields declined mildly on Friday as the investors took heart after seeing strong results at the Bank of Japan's regular debt purchasing operation. A decline by Tokyo's Nikkei also helped JGBs, although caution ahead of the U.S. non-farm payrolls data due later limited the decline in yields. Details of the European...

  • SAO PAULO, March 5- U.S. investment firm Huxley Capital Corp filed a lawsuit on Thursday in a New York court against Brazilian construction group OAS SA, alleging the debt-laden company is hiding assets from creditors at two valuable subsidiaries. The defendants in the lawsuit, filed in Manhattan federal court, are OAS and subsidiaries Construtora OAS SA, OAS...

  • SAO PAULO, March 5- U.S. investment firm Huxley Capital Corp filed a lawsuit on Thursday in a New York court against Brazilian construction group OAS SA, alleging the debt-ladden company is hiding assets from creditors at two valuable subsidiaries. The defendants in the lawsuit, filed in Manhattan federal court, are OAS and subsidiaries Construtora OAS SA, OAS...

  • NEW YORK, March 5- U.S. Treasuries yields edged lower on Thursday after comments by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi bolstered Treasuries' attractiveness compared with European bonds, but anticipation of Friday's U.S. jobs report kept trading muted. "There's a lower yield potential for German yields because Draghi stated that the quantitative...

  • Kroger jumped after reporting better-than-expected earnings that were boosted in part by lower fuel costs. Joy Global, a manufacturer of mining equipment, fell sharply after it said that the worldwide plunge in commodity prices was hurting its business. ECB President Mario Draghi also said that the bank's planned 1 trillion euro stimulus program will start...

  • *AbbVie to buy Pharmacyclics for about $21 bln. *Costco climbs in premarket after results. NEW YORK, March 5- U.S. stock index futures edged up on Thursday, after two days of declines on the S&P 500, ahead of data on the labor market and factory orders.

  • Volatility draws billions into oil funds Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 7:34 AM ET
    A worker at Endeavor Energy Resources LP's Big Dog Drilling Rig 22 in the Permian Basin outside Midland, Texas, on Dec. 12, 2014.

    Billions of dollars are pouring into oil exchange-traded funds, as investors risk big losses and focus on the chance of huge rewards.

  • UPDATE 1-Volatility draws billions into oil funds Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 7:22 AM ET

    *USO says 80-90 pct of shares held by ETF hedge funds. LONDON/ NEW YORK, March 5- Billions of dollars are pouring into oil exchange-traded funds as investors, many of them small savers more familiar with stocks than commodities, risk big losses and focus on the chance of huge rewards. "They can be quite dodgy," said a British woman who buys and sells oil derivatives from a...

  • NEW YORK, March 5- Exchange-traded funds designed to let investors play China's bond markets, which are mostly closed to foreigners, are facing a slow start amid concerns about mainland issuers' credit quality, high property prices and the slowing economy. At more than $5 trillion, China's onshore fixed-income markets are outranked only by the U.S. and Japanese...

  • Volatility draws billions into oil funds Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 5:17 AM ET

    LONDON/ NEW YORK, March 5- Billions of dollars are pouring into oil exchange-traded funds as investors, many of them small savers more familiar with stocks than commodities, risk big losses and focus on the chance of huge rewards. Five of the biggest oil ETFs have seen their assets more than quadruple since July to $5.4 billion as the oil market has had a...

  • MINSK, March 5- Belarus plans to issue at least $700 million worth of domestic bonds denominated in foreign currency this year, Finance Minister Vladimir Amarin said on Thursday.

  • Issuers who aren't from China or Hong Kong account for about 70 percent of offshore yuan bonds and certificate of deposits in the primary market so far this year, Thomson Reuters data shows. Other foreign entities tapping the fledgling dim sum market in the past two months are Australia's Westpac Banking Corp, France's Air Liquide Finance, Germany's KfW...

  • MINSK, March 5- Belarus plans to issue at least $750 million worth of domestic bonds denominated in foreign currency this year, Finance Minister Vladimir Amarin said on Thursday.

  • Nikkei edges up, BOJ's ETF buying helps sentiment Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 9:28 PM ET

    *Rakuten falls after Goldman cuts rating. TOKYO, March 5- Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Thursday after the central bank bought more exchange-traded funds, but gains were limited by investor caution ahead of U.S. jobs data on Friday. Ono Pharmaceutical Co, which co-develops cancer treatment drug Opdivo with Bristol Myers Squibb, jumped 8 percent after...

  • Feb. private payrolls growth weaker than expected. NEW YORK, March 4- U.S. The Institute for Supply Management, meanwhile, said its services index was 56.9 in February, up slightly from 56.7 in January and beating analysts' expectation for a reading of 56.5, according to a Reuters poll.

  • BOSTON, March 4- Mutual fund companies, including No. 2 Fidelity Investments, have slashed fees on their most popular funds by shifting billions of dollars into collective trusts not regulated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. "CITs are more opaque to the outside world because reporting requirements are not as stringent," said Michael Rawson,...