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  • NEW YORK, Oct 27- Energy shares dragged Wall Street lower on Monday as crude prices fell further, while readings on the services sector and home sales came in below forecasts. Brent crude oil fell below $85 a barrel and U.S. crude dipped below $80 after Goldman Sachs slashed its price forecasts, citing abundant supply and lackluster demand. Shares of Brazilian...

  • *Austrian banks, Commerzbank rally as test seen positive. LONDON, Oct 27- Shares in Italy's Monte dei Paschi slumped on Monday after an industry health check found it had the biggest capital hole to fill among European banks. Shares in Monte dei Paschi were down 17 percent at 0910 GMT after the "stress test" showed it still had a 2.1 billion euro capital hole to fill,...

  • SHANGHAI, Oct 27- Hong Kong shares fell on Monday, dragged down by a slide in brokerages amid uncertainty over the launch date of a closely-watched scheme linking the Hong Kong and Shanghai stock exchanges. The head of the Hong Kong stock exchange said on Sunday the stock trading agreement between Hong Kong and Shanghai, hailed as a milestone to open up China's...

  • Aug 8- Shares of Canada's Tekmira Pharmaceutical Corp jumped as much as 25 percent in early trading on Friday, after a regulator cleared its experimental Ebola drug for potential use in humans infected with the virus.

  • Aug 8- McDonald's Corp reported lower-than-expected global sales at established restaurants in July after a food scare forced it to temporarily withdraw menu items such as Big Macs and Spicy McWings in China. McDonald's shares were down 0.8 percent in premarket trading.

  • Aug 7- Shares of iDreamSky Technology Ltd rose as much as 27 percent in their debut, highlighting the mobile game distributor's ability to cash in on the popularity of hit games such as "Fruit Ninja" and "Subway Surfers" in China.

  • Aug 7- Shares of iDreamSky Technology Ltd, a mobile gaming company that localizes and distributes popular games such as "Fruit Ninja," " Temple Run" and "Subway Surfers" in China, rose as much as 27 percent in their trading debut.

  • Aug 7- Shares of iDreamSky Technology Ltd, a mobile gaming company that localizes and distributes popular games such as "Fruit Ninja," " Temple Run" and "Subway Surfers" in China, rose as much as 27 percent in their trading debut.

  • Aug 7- Online travel operator Orbitz Worldwide Inc forecast higher-than-expected revenue in the current quarter as an improving economy spurs spending on air travel and hotel bookings. Orbitz' shares fell 1.1 percent to $8.96 in early trading on Thursday.

  • European shares slip again; eyes on ECB Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    PARIS, Aug 7- European stocks dipped in early trade on Thursday, extending a week-long slide as tensions between the West and Russia continued to spook investors. The DAX, which hit a near-five month low on Wednesday, has lost 10 percent since mid June, hurt by worries that the Ukrainian crisis and sanctions against Russia could derail Germany's economic recovery.

  • European shares slip again, Commerzbank recovers Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 3:15 AM ET

    PARIS, Aug 7- European stocks slipped in early trade on Thursday, extending a week-long slide as tensions between the West and Russia continued to spook investors.

  • Aug 6- Travel website owner Priceline Group Inc will invest $500 million in Chinese online travel company Ctrip.com International Ltd to broaden options for both companies in China. Shares of Ctrip rose about 8.6 percent in after-market trading to $65.65 while that of Priceline's were little changed.

  • Shares of the oil sands producer surged as much as 4.8 percent after Athabasca Chief Executive and President Sveinung Svarte said Wednesday a C $1.23 billion deal with PetroChina Co Ltd to complete its takeover of the Dover project would close within a "reasonable time frame."

  • Aug 6- NU Skin Enterprises Inc, a direct-seller of skincare and nutritional products, reported a much smaller-than-expected profit as sales fell in Greater China, its biggest market, and costs jumped, sending its shares down 16 percent.

  • Aug 6- Digital media and entertainment company AOL Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by a 60 percent jump in advertising revenue in its third-party platform. AOL, whose shares were up nearly 4 percent in premarket trading, also said it approved a $150 million share buyback program.

  • *HKEx shares up 35 pct in 2014 on Shanghai stock connection. HONG KONG, Aug 6- Hong Kong Exchanges& Clearing Ltd will raise fees on the London Metal Exchange from Jan. 1 2015, HKEx said on Wednesday, as it battles costs from its acquisition of the LME and absorbs the London exchange's rising legal expenses.

  • NU Skin reports 73 percent fall in quarterly profit Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 8:01 AM ET

    Aug 6- NU Skin Enterprises Inc, a direct-seller of skincare and nutritional products, reported a 73 percent drop in quarterly profit as costs jumped and sales in Greater China, its biggest market, fell 12 percent. Nu Skin shares were down 17 percent in premarket trading.

  • UPDATE 1-Cognizant warns of slower growth; shares fall Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    Aug 6- IT services provider Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp said it expects full-year sales to grow at a slower pace than previously forecast, citing weakness at some clients and delays in booking revenue from some large deals.

  • MILAN, Aug 6- Shares in Fiat fell more than 8.5 percent on Wednesday to their lowest level this year, with traders citing concerns that investors who voted against the Italian carmaker's merger with Chrysler would exercise their right to sell the stock, potentially jeopardising the tie-up.

  • *Fate of Deutsche Telekom's U.S. business in suspense. FRANKFURT, Aug 6- Shares in Deutsche Telekom fell as much as 5 percent to a 16- week low on Wednesday after Sprint Corp dropped a bid to acquire the German company's U.S. business because of regulatory opposition.