*Report of Russian troop movements into Ukraine brings concerns back to forefront. NEW YORK, Aug 28- U.S. stock index futures fell on Thursday after Ukraine's president said Russian forces had been brought into his country, bringing concerns over the volatile region back into focus.» Read More
SYDNEY, June 11- The euro came under mounting pressure on Wednesday as the European Central Bank's liquidity package encouraged flows out of the zone, while Asian shares consolidated near recent highs following a flat finish on Wall Street.
SINGAPORE, June 11- U.S. crude futures were little changed in early Asian trade on Wednesday as industry data showing a surprise fall in the U.S. gasoline stockpile pointed to a healthy summer driving season demand, overshadowing a gain in crude inventories.
*S&P 500 breaks string of record high closes. *Achillion Pharmaceuticals soars in heavy volume. NEW YORK, June 10- U.S. stocks finished nearly flat on Tuesday, although the Dow eked out another record closing high as utilities' shares fell while 10- year bond yields hit their highest level in a month.
NEW YORK, June 10- U.S. stocks ended flat on Tuesday, with the Dow eking out a record closing high while the S&P 500 utilities sector index fell as 10- year Treasury bond yields hit their highest level in a month. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 2.82 points or 0.02 percent, to finish unofficially at 16,945.92.
*Achillion Pharmaceuticals jumps in heavy volume. Facebook Inc rose 4.3 percent to $65.59. Netflix Inc gained 1.4 percent to $429.11.
NEW YORK, June 10- U.S. stocks fell modestly on Tuesday as investors found few reasons to keep buying with the Dow and S&P 500 coming off a string of record highs. Facebook Inc rose 3.5 percent to $65.05 while Netflix Inc was up 2.7 percent to $434.51. Tuesday's decline comes after a string of gains for Wall Street.
NEW YORK, June 10- A worldwide measure of stocks dipped on Tuesday but was within reach of its record high, while U.S. Stocks on Wall Street opened slightly lower a day after the S&P 500 closed at a record for a fourth straight session and world shares drifted near their record set in November 2007.
*Barclays recommendation upgrade lifts Novartis. PARIS, June 10- European stocks inched up on Tuesday, extending a three-week rally, led by gains in defensive Swiss blue-chips such as pharma group Novartis, boosted by an upbeat broker note.
NEW YORK, June 10- U.S. stocks fell modestly on Tuesday as investors found few reasons to keep buying with the Dow and S&P 500 coming off a string of record highs. Facebook Inc rose 2.6 percent to $64.50 while Netflix Inc was up 2.3 percent to $432.94. Tuesday's decline comes after a string of gains for Wall Street.
NEW YORK, June 10- U.S. stocks edged lower on Tuesday, as a lack of buying catalysts was evident with the Dow and S&P 500 just below their most recent record highs.
NEW YORK, June 10- U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Tuesday, as investors found few reasons to keep buying with the Dow and S&P 500 just below the latest in a string of records.
*Gemalto boosted by Chinese contract. PARIS, June 10- European equities climbed to new peaks on Tuesday, with Germany's DAX stock market setting a new record high.
NEW YORK, June 10- U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Tuesday, as investors found few reasons to keep buying with the Dow and S&P 500 just off the latest in a string of records.
LONDON, June 10- The South African rand fell 0.7 percent on Tuesday versus the dollar, lagging emerging peers as a stubborn economic downturn looks set to deepen while broader emerging equities extended gains to one-year highs.
*FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.1 pct, Euro STOXX 50 down 0.2 pct. *Bank of Ireland sinks as Wilbur Ross sells stake. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index was down 0.1 percent at 1,392.02 points at 0726 GMT, with the euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index down 0.2 percent at 3,299.54 points.
TOKYO, June 10- Japan's Nikkei share average fell to a one-week low on Tuesday in choppy trade as investors took profits after the weak yen trend paused, while Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group rose on a brokerage upgrade. The Nikkei shed 0.9 percent to 14,994.80, the lowest closing since June 2.
TOKYO, June 10- Asia stocks rose to three-year highs on Tuesday on optimism over global growth prospects and a record run on Wall Street, which helped lift Treasury yields and the dollar. On Wall Street overnight the S&P 500 ended at a fourth straight record closing high and the Dow at its third.
TOKYO, June 10- Asia stocks nudged three-year highs on Tuesday on rising optimism over global growth prospects and a record-run on Wall Street, helping lift Treasury yields and the dollar. On Wall Street overnight the S&P 500 ended at a fourth straight record closing high and the Dow at its third.
*Apple attracts heavy trading following stock split. *International Game Technology shares fly after Reuters report. NEW YORK, June 9- The Dow and S&P 500 ended at record highs again on Monday as more deal news raised enthusiasm for stocks, though Wall Street's fear gauge advanced.
*China's commodity imports fall in May on high stocks, tighter credit. NEW YORK, June 9- Brent crude rose on Monday, gaining over $1 to surpass $110 a barrel for the first time in June, while U.S. crude rose by nearly $2, as strong Chinese and U.S. data pointed to healthy economic growth and higher demand for oil from the world's top two consumers.