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  • *Euro zone business activity growth slows as France lags. NEW YORK, June 23- Global equity markets traded slightly lower and the dollar weakened against the yen on Monday after euro zone business activity for June showed growth slowing, with France a notable laggard, despite upbeat U.S. and Chinese economic data.

  • *ParkerVision falls as much as 76 percent, plans appeal. June 23- A federal judge in Florida has overturned a jury verdict that had ordered Qualcomm Inc to pay ParkerVision Inc $173 million for infringing patents for technology used in smartphones. Shares of ParkerVision plunged as much as 76 percent in morning trading on Monday.

  • TORONTO, June 23- Shares of Lululemon Athletica Inc rose on Monday after reports that founder Dennis "Chip" Wilson was considering options and pushing for changes at the yogawear retailer following an extended share slump.

  • *Oracle slides, CarMax soars after results. NEW YORK, June 20- U.S. stocks rose on Friday, driving the Dow and the S&P 500 to close at record highs as the shares of 330 companies hit 52- week highs on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • *Oracle slumps in premarket after results. *Carmax surges in premarket after earnings. *Oracle Corp shares were down 6.3 percent to $39.82 before the opening bell after it posted fourth-quarter results that disappointed investors looking for more progress against rivals selling web-based services.

  • PARIS, June 20- Shares in Euronext started trading at 19.40 euros on Friday, 3 percent below the price set for its initial public offering, signaling investor doubts about the financial market operator's prospects as stock trading volumes remain muted. "In this context, it's hard to get excited about Euronext's business, the potential growth is tiny.

  • *BofA, Barclays, Citigroup and Credit Suisse among lead underwriters. June 19- Shares of Markit Ltd rose as much as 12.5 percent in their market debut, valuing the financial data provider at $4.83 billion and raising about $1 billion for its 12 bank shareholders.

  • June 19- Drugstore operator Rite Aid Corp said higher drug costs and a fall in reimbursement rates would continue into the second quarter, sending it shares down 4.4 percent. Rite Aid's shares have been on a tear for most of the past year, until the company warned on first-quarter profit and cut its full-year earnings forecast earlier this month.

  • *John Luttrell named interim CEO. June 19- Clothing and accessories retailer American Apparel Inc ousted controversial founder Dov Charney as chairman effective immediately and moved to fire him as CEO and president following an ongoing investigation into alleged misconduct.

  • *BofA, Barclays, Citigroup and Credit Suisse among lead underwriters. June 19- Shares of Markit Ltd rose as much as 12.5 percent in their market debut, valuing the financial data provider at $4.83 billion and raising about $1 billion for its 12 bank shareholders.

  • Markit shares up 11 pct in debut Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    June 19- Shares of Markit Ltd rose as much as 11.3 percent in market debut, valuing the financial information service provider at $4.78 billion and giving its bank shareholders a massive payday. All shares were offered by selling shareholders, which include Wall Street's biggest banks such as Bank of America Corp, Goldman Sachs Group Inc and JPMorgan Chase& Co.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St rises slightly after Fed statement Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 3:01 PM ET

    *Amazon CEO Bezos unveils "Fire" smartphone; stock climbs. *FedEx shares hit all-time high after quarterly profit.

  • *Seifi Ghasemi to replace John McGlade. June 18- Industrial gas producer Air Products& Chemicals Inc named Seifi Ghasemi chief executive, amid pressure from Bill Ackman to overhaul its management, sending its shares up 8 percent to a life-high.

  • Rise in oil firms' shares keeps European equities steady Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    *Euro STOXX 50 closes up 0.1 pct at 3,279.20 points. *Credit Suisse upgrades energy equity sector to "benchmark". LONDON, June 18- European stock markets were steady on Wednesday, hovering near multi-year highs reached last week and supported by shares in major energy companies as violence in Iraq pushed up oil prices.

  • Rise in oil companies' shares steadies European equities Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 10:44 AM ET

    *Oil prices rise as violence in Iraq persists. LONDON, June 18- European stock markets were steady on Wednesday, hovering near multi-year highs reached last week, supported by shares in major energy companies as violence in Iraq pushed up oil prices.

  • The company raised $350 million after the offering of $17.5 million common units, representing limited partner interests, were priced at $20 each. The company's shares opened at $20 on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, but fell to $19.52. Barclays, Citigroup and Morgan Stanley were the lead underwriters for the offering.

  • *China e-commerce firm's shares surge after listing. *Tencent link heightens rivalry with Alibaba. BEIJING, June 18- With an iron grip, JD.com Inc founder Richard Liu has dragged China's number two online retailer from a Beijing backwater to a rich New York listing.

  • *SolarCity shares rise as much as 18 pct. June 17- SolarCity Corp, the largest residential solar panel installer in the United States, said it would buy solar panel maker Silevo to drive down costs.

  • *Shire expecting to receive approaches, taps Citi- sources. LONDON, June 17- Shares in Shire hit a record high on Tuesday on expectations of a takeover as dealmaking sweeps the drugs sector, after Reuters reported the group had hired investment bank Citi as a defence adviser. Shire and Citi declined to comment.

  • *Oil prices elevated on deepening Iraq conflict. TOKYO, June 17- Most Asian stock markets fell on Tuesday as the deepening conflict in Iraq and a gas dispute between Ukraine and Russia sapped investors' appetite for riskier assets. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan shed 0.3 percent.