BANGKOK— Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street slid and Hong Kong braced for bigger pro-democracy protests. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's Dax index gained 0.2 percent to 9,490.72 while Britain's FTSE fell 0.4 percent at 6,622.72 and the CAC-40 in Paris shed 0.1 percent to 4,410.39. Shanghai and Hong Kong were closed for China's National Day holiday.» Read More
NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are ending slightly lower, leaving the Standard& Poor's 500 index in the red for September. It was only the third monthly loss for the benchmark index this year. EBay rose 8 percent after the company said it would spin off the mobile payment service PayPal.
NEW YORK, Sept 30- U.S. stocks slipped on Tuesday, dragged down by energy and materials shares as economic data disappointed, and major indexes posted losses for the month.
NEW YORK, Sept 30- The dollar climbed on Tuesday after weak euro zone inflation data for September increased expectations of new stimulus from the European Central Bank, while world stock markets were on track for their largest quarterly drop in more than two years.
NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.:. Advanced Micro Devices Inc. fell 2.5 percent to $3.46 with 38,879,700 shares traded. Alpha Natural Resources Inc. rose 5.3 percent to $2.38 with 9,841,400 shares traded.
NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are edging higher as investors set aside worries about the protests in Hong Kong, the Asian financial hub. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 43 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,114 as of noon Eastern time Tuesday.
NEW YORK, Sept 30- The dollar surged on Tuesday after data showed inflation in the euro zone barely rose in September, with the U.S. currency on track for its biggest quarterly gain in six years, while world stock markets headed to their largest quarterly drop in more than two years.
*Euro STOXX 50 index rises 0.5 pct. LONDON, Sept 30- Euro zone shares rose on Tuesday as a batch of weak inflation data increased the chances the European Central Bank will introduce new stimulus measures to boost the region's flagging economy.
NEW YORK, Sept 30- U.S. stocks were little changed at the open on Tuesday, with tech shares edging higher after eBay's plan to spin off PayPal, as the S&P 500 stayed on track to close its seventh straight quarter of gains.
NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as investors set aside worries about the protests in Hong Kong. EBay rose 8 percent, the most in the S&P 500 index, after the company said it would spin off the mobile payment service PayPal. EBay had faced pressure from shareholders to make the split.
*Gold on track for 5.5 pct drop in September. LONDON, Sept 30- Gold fell on Tuesday, as the dollar and European stocks climbed, with the metal set to post its sharpest monthly loss since June 2013 and the first quarterly loss this year on expectations of further gains in the U.S. currency.
NEW YORK— A suddenly stormy month on the stock market came to a quiet end on Tuesday. Ford Motor fell after cutting its profit forecast, while eBay jumped after announcing plans to spin off PayPal.
HONG KONG, Sept 30- Hong Kong's benchmark index fell to a three-month low on Tuesday, finishing on its biggest monthly fall since May 2012 as investors dumped shares amid the city's worst civil unrest in decades.
TOKYO, Sept 30- Japanese stocks fell to a one-week low on Tuesday as a one-two punch of weak economic data and a profit warning from Sumitomo Corp knocked out sentiment- but for the month the Nikkei posted its biggest gain since last November.
BANGKOK— Asian stocks were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street's losses overnight and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, a major financial center, added to worries about political risk. Sydney's S&P ASX 200 gained 0.2 percent to 5,275.60 while Seoul, Taipei, Singapore and New Zealand declined.
TOKYO, Sept 30- Japanese government bond prices edged higher on Tuesday as geopolitical woes drove Tokyo stocks lower. Treasuries and downbeat Japanese economic data also supported JGBs. Tokyo's Nikkei shed 0.8 percent as civil unrest in Hong Kong weighed on global stock markets.
*Economic data, Hong Kong unrest weigh. TOKYO, Sept 30- Japanese stocks fell on Tuesday morning as a one-two punch of weak economic data and a profit warning from Sumitomo Corp depressed sentiment. Investors were already on the back foot before the start of trading as pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong dented risk appetite in global markets.
U.S. stocks closed slightly lower on Monday after recovering most of an early slide. Investors were nervous about the latest geopolitical unrest, this time in Hong Kong as police clashed with protestors demanding democratic reforms in the former British colony. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 41.93 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,071.22.
NEW YORK, Sept 29- U.S. stocks ended lower on Monday following Hong Kong protests that added to worries about Chinese growth, and after a sales warning from Ford.
NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. Advanced Micro Devices Inc. fell 1.4 percent to $3.55 with 26,783,600 shares traded. Athlon Energy Inc. rose 24.8 percent to $58.32 with 31,821,300 shares traded.
NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are closing slightly lower after recovering most of an early slide. Investors were nervous about the latest geopolitical unrest, this time in Hong Kong as police clashed with protestors demanding democratic reforms in the former British colony.