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  • *Nikkei tripped by higher yen, Wall St tech retreat. SYDNEY, April 7- Japanese shares were slugged on Monday by a one-two combination of a higher yen and a selloff in the tech sector, while the euro struggled with speculation of more policy easing at home.

  • *Nikkei drops on higher yen, Wall St tech retreat. SYDNEY, April 7- Japanese shares were slugged on Monday by a one-two combination of a higher yen and a selloff in the tech sector, while the euro struggled with speculation of more policy easing at home.

  • SYDNEY, April 7- Asian markets were torn two ways on Monday, some following Wall Street lower but others encouraged by U.S. jobs data that hit the sweet spot for many investors-- firm enough to soothe concerns about the health of the U.S. recovery but not so strong as to hasten the end of policy stimulus.

  • IMS Health's IPO raised about $1.30 billion after the offering was priced at $20 per share, above the midpoint of its expected price range of $18- $21 per share. IMS Health's shares opened at $22.18 and touched a high of $22.75 on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday.

  • April 4- Shares of GrubHub Inc, the biggest U.S online food-delivery service, rose as much as 57 percent in its market debut as investors scrambled for a piece of the fast-growing consumer internet company. GrubHub's shares opened at $40 and touched a high of $40.80 on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, valuing the company at about $3.20 billion.

  • GrubHub shares jump in debut Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 9:53 AM ET

    April 4- Shares of online food delivery company GrubHub Inc rose as much as 57 percent in their market debut, valuing the company at about $3.20 billion. The Chicago- based company's initial public offering raised about $193 million after its upsized offering was priced at $26 per share, above its expected range.

  • Shares of TPG-backed IMS Health rise in debut Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 9:48 AM ET

    IMS Health's IPO raised about $1.30 billion after the offering was priced at $20 per share, above the midpoint of its expected price range of $18- $21 per share. IMS Health's shares opened at $22.18 and touched a high of $22.75 on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley were lead underwriters to the offering.

  • LONDON, April 4- European shares edged higher on Friday, heading for a ninth straight day of gains, as investors bet a jobs report would show recent weakness in the U.S. economy was caused by a harsh winter and its recovery was on track. Societe Generale predicted that better weather and demand for workers led employers to add 275,000 jobs.

  • *Shares open at $9.86, above IPO price of $9. April 3- Shares of Tarena International Inc, a provider of IT education in China, rose as much as 18 percent in their market debut, valuing the company at about $540 million, underscoring the renewed interest in Chinese stocks among U.S. investors.

  • SHANGHAI, April 3- China shares dropped on Thursday as property stocks were hit by profit-taking following a jump the previous day on media reports that some cities may relax restrictions on home buying.

  • April 2- Plug Power Inc said it bought fuel-cell stack maker ReliOn Inc for about $4 million in an all-stock deal, as the company looks to diversify its supplier base. Plug Power shares rose 4.5 percent after the bell as the deal also helps the fuel-cell maker expand into the stationary back-up fuel cell market.

  • TORONTO, April 2- Osisko Mining Corp said on Wednesday that Yamana Gold Inc would buy a 50 percent stake in its mining and exploration assets for C $930 million, in a deal aimed at blocking a hostile bid from rival Goldcorp. Shares of Goldcorp rose 2.6 percent to C $27.78, while Yamana gained 1.4 percent to C $9.84.

  • *Shares open at $17.50, above IPO price of $15. *Rupert Murdoch's News Corp to hold 13.7 pct in company. Rubicon Project's shares opened at $17.50 and touched a high of $19.45 on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday.

  • April 2- Shares of Rubicon Project Inc, a provider of online advertising services, rose as much as 18 percent in their market debut, valuing the company at about $616 million. Rubicon Project's shares opened at $17.50 and touched a high of $17.75 on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday.

  • SHANGHAI, April 2- Hong Kong shares finished up 0.3 percent on Wednesday, with property stocks posting their biggest one-day percentage gain in over two years after state media reported that some Chinese cities may relax house purchasing restrictions. But the China Enterprises Index of the leading offshore Chinese listings in Hong Kong fell 0.8 percent.

  • *Hong Kong property shares also lifted. SHANGHAI, April 2- Mainland and Hong Kong property shares surged on Wednesday pushing local indexes into positive territory, after state media reported that several cities may relax house ownership restrictions.

  • SHANGHAI, April 2- Mainland property stocks soared on Wednesday after state media reported that several cities may relax house ownership restrictions. The CSI300 property sub index was up 4.1 percent in morning trading, led by Hua Yuan Property Co Ltd and Beijing Capital Development Co Ltd which both reached their daily 10 percent trading limits.

  • SHANGHAI, April 1- China shares closed higher on Tuesday as weak manufacturing data fueled investors' hopes of further stimulus measures to shore up economic growth. The CSI300 of the leading Shanghai and Shenzhen A-share listings closed up 0.8 percent. Kweichow Moutai Co Ltd rose 5.0 percent and Jiangsu Yanghe Brewery Joint-Stock Co Ltd climbed 5.2 percent.

  • UK ‘Shareholder Spring’ weighs on top pay Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    The "Shareholder Spring" continues to weigh on U.K. companies, with CEO bonuses falling for a third consecutive year in 2013, according to a PwC report published on Tuesday, as investors keep a watchful eye on corporate excess.

  • BEIJING, March 31- Hong Kong shares edged up on Monday as a selloff in energy and manufacturing heavyweights on disappointing earnings was offset by strength in gaming stocks before the release of monthly Macau gambling revenue figures.