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  • NEW YORK, Jan 6- U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Tuesday following the largest losses on Wall Street since early October and ahead of a large data batch that will show the momentum of the U.S. economy at the end of last year. *AOL Inc shares rose 6.8 percent in premarket trading the day after a report that Verizon Communications approached AOL about a...

  • Jan 5- Money transfer company Xoom Corp said $30.8 million was fraudulently transferred to overseas accounts, sending its shares down 17 percent in extended trading. Xoom also said on Monday that Matt Hibbard resigned as chief financial officer effective immediately. Xoom said the fraud was discovered on Dec. 30 and it expected to take a one-time charge of...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 5- U.S. stock index futures fell on Monday as volume returned to markets after the New Year holiday, with energy shares sliding again as crude prices fell to fresh 5-1/ 2 year lows. Russia's oil output hit a post-Soviet high last year, and Iraq's oil exports were at the highest since 1980 in December. *Shares of Cempra Inc jumped near 30 percent after it moved...

  • European shares slip on Greek political uncertainty Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 7:11 AM ET

    With political uncertainty in Greece rattling markets before elections later this month, German Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said the German government wanted Greece to stay in the euro zone. The Jan. 25 election in Greece could vault the left-wing Syriza party into power, raising the risk of a sovereign default and severe losses for the European Central...

  • Hong Kong shares close down despite mainland gains Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 3:15 AM ET

    Jan 5- Hong Kong shares fell on Monday, in line with most regional markets, as some China- related shares shed gains rooted in a rally on mainland markets rallies and ended lower. Among the most actively traded stocks on Hong Kong's main board were ICBC, up 0.5 percent at HK $5.80, Bank Of China, up 0.2 percent at HK $4.44 and Renhe Commercial Holdings Co Ltd, up 16.4...

  • Jan 2- Canada- based Yamana Gold Inc said it would seek the annulment of an Argentine court-appointed arbitrator's assessment that the company should pay $244 million to a director of Samco Gold Ltd.. Yamana's Toronto- listed shares fell in the morning after Samco announced the court award, but they recovered after Yamana said it would "vigorously defend"...

  • Weight Watchers shares fall 13.3 percent Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 4:21 PM ET

    Jan 2- Weight Watchers International Inc shares fell more than 13 percent on Friday, continuing a string of losses as the company tries to boost sales, which in October hit a four-year low. The stock, which has lost almost a quarter of its value in the last eight trading sessions, fell as low as $21.21 on the New York Stock Exchange in heavy trading.

  • LONDON, Dec 31- Asia Resource Minerals said on Wednesday that a Singapore tribunal has ruled that former executive Rosan Roeslani has to repay the company $173 million, plus interest and legal costs, lifting its shares by more than 300 percent. The coal producer, formerly known as Bumi, launched the arbitration in Singapore a year ago to enforce a previous...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 30- A wave of risk aversion swept through global markets on Tuesday, with light volume magnifying moves, as end-of-year trades focused on worries about Greece's future in the euro zone, pushing shares lower and lifting the safe-haven yen, silver and gold. An MSCI gauge of stocks in major markets fell 0.6 percent, weighed by a 1.6 percent drop in Tokyo's...

  • Dec 29- Carl Icahn reported a 7.7 percent stake in Manitowoc Co Inc, and became the second activist investor this year to push for a splitup of the company's crane and foodservice equipment businesses. Manitowoc's shares rose 11 percent to $23.25 before the bell on Monday. Ralph Whitworth's Relational Investors urged the company to spin off the foodservice...

  • SHANGHAI, Dec 29- Shares in companies related to the Shanghai free trade zone rose sharply on Monday after an announcement late on Friday that the scope of the zone would be expanded dramatically. Shares in Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-tech Park Development Co and Shanghai Jinqiao Export Processing Zone Development Co rose to close to their 10 percent upward daily...

  • China stocks close up, led by financial shares Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 2:09 AM ET

    The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen rose 3.3 percent, to 3,445.84 points, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 2.8 percent, to 3,157.60 points. Among the most active stocks in Shanghai were Bank Of China, up 2.7 percent to 3.82 yuan; GD Power, down 1.1 percent to 4.65 yuan and China State Construction Engineering Co, down...

  • JERUSALEM, Dec 23- Shares of Israel's Bank Leumi jumped nearly 4 percent on Tuesday after it agreed to pay $400 million to settle two separate investigations into whether it helped its American clients evade U.S. taxes. "We expect to see upward moves in the stocks as the settlement with U.S. authorities should lift a major overhang from the shares," said Barclays...

  • Walgreen profit rises 16% on record prescriptions Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 9:23 AM ET
    A Walgreens store is shown in Homestead, Fla.

    U.S. drugstore chain operator Walgreen reported a 16 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by a record number of prescriptions filled.

  • Walgreen profit rises 16 pct on record prescriptions Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    Dec 23- U.S. drugstore chain operator Walgreen Co reported a 16 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by a record number of prescriptions filled. Net income attributable to the company rose to $809 million, or 85 cents per share, in the first quarter ended Nov. 30, from $695 million, or 72 cents per share, a year earlier. Walgreen's shares were up 2 percent at $76 in...

  • HONG KONG, Dec 23- Hong Kong shares edged down on Tuesday, erasing gains from the morning session, dragged down by the financial sector. Among the most actively traded stocks on Hong Kong's main board were CGN Power Co Ltd, up 1.2 percent at HK $3.51 Bank Of China, down 2.1 percent at HK $4.24 and AVIC International Holding HK Ltd, up 21.0 percent at HK $0.75.

  • *Company to test combination hep C drug in 2015. Dec 22- Data from Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc's hepatitis C drug trials showed the company could develop a shorter-duration treatment rivaling offerings from Gilead Sciences Inc and Abbvie Inc.. The biotechnology company's shares rose as much as 17 percent to $16.77, their highest in more than seven years.

  • SHANGHAI, Dec 22- China stocks closed up on Monday in volatile trade as electrical utilities rose and banks spiked, but gains were capped by news that the stock regulator was investigating a group of small-cap shares. The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen rose 0.3 percent, to 3,394.48 points, while the Shanghai Composite Index...

  • SYDNEY, Dec 22- Spanish infrastructure group Ferrovial SA has ended talks for a A $1.02 billion takeover of Transfield Services Ltd after the Australian company rejected a sweetened takeover offer. Transfield shares fell to a two-month low after Ferrovial said it was walking away from a deal. They were down 16.7 percent at A $1.50 at 0020 GMT.

  • Dec 19- Shares of cancer drug developer Juno Therapeutics Inc soared as much as 65 percent in their market debut on Friday, capping a big year for biotech IPOs. Shares were priced at $24 per share, above the expected $21- $23. As of Sept. 30, Seattle- based Juno had raised about $314 million in private venture funding from investors including Amazon.com Inc co-founder...