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  • SYDNEY, Jan 7- The dollar held pole position in Asia on Friday as bulls wagered a looming U.S. jobs report would add to the chance of rate hikes there, even as the European Central Bank embarks on a trillion euro campaign of bond-buying. The same balance of risks kept most equity investors cautious with MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan up a...

  • SAO PAULO, March 5- Cetip SA Mercados Organizados will raise dividend payouts and buy back stock this year, as mounting risk aversion and flagging capital markets activity are weighing down shares in Brazil's largest securities clearinghouse. The board of São Paulo-based Cetip will propose raising payouts to the equivalent of 85 percent of annual net...

  • APPLE PAY STUNG IN TRANSACTIONS USING DATA STOLEN FROM. March 6- Apple Inc's mobile payment system Apple Pay has been hit by a wave of fraudulent transactions using stolen credit-card data from a spate of breaches at retailers, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The transactions stemmed from breaches at retail giants...

  • SAO PAULO, March 5- U.S. investment firm Huxley Capital Corp filed a lawsuit on Thursday in a New York court against Brazilian construction group OAS SA, alleging the debt-laden company is hiding assets from creditors at two valuable subsidiaries. The defendants in the lawsuit, filed in Manhattan federal court, are OAS and subsidiaries Construtora OAS SA, OAS...

  • Profit at Brazil's Cetip in line with estimates Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 8:02 PM ET

    SAO PAULO, March 5- Cetip SA Mercados Organizados on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of 117.61 million reais, in line with analyst estimates.

  • SAO PAULO, March 5- Cetip SA Mercados Organizados plans to repurchase as many as 5.4 million shares during the next 12 months, as Brazil's largest securities clearinghouse battles with mounting risk aversion and declining capital markets activity on its home turf. The board of São Paulo-based Cetip agreed on Thursday to the buyback, which would withdraw the...

  • SINGAPORE, March 6- Gold held below $1,200 an ounce on Friday and was headed for a fifth weekly decline in six, with he dollar near 11- year highs on expectations of strong U.S. jobs data and an interest rate hike. *Spot gold was little changed at $1,199.61 an ounce by 0028 GMT, after falling for four straight sessions to Thursday. *It was also helped by weakness in the euro,...

  • COSTCO EXEC SAYS COMPANY WORKING TO ELIMINATE USE OF HUMAN ANTIBIOTICS IN CHICKEN, MEAT.

  • CHICAGO, March 5- Costco Wholesale Corp is working toward eliminating the sale of chicken and meat from other animals raised with antibiotics that are vital to fighting human infections, senior executives at the third-largest U.S. retailer told Reuters on Thursday. The ongoing push by Costco, which sells 80 million rotisserie chickens a year, highlights...

  • SINGAPORE, March 6- U.S. crude nudged up to hover around $51 a barrel on Friday, set to post the first weekly gain in three, as geopolitical tensions in the Middle East supported oil. *U.S. crude rose 26 cents to $51.02 a barrel by 0006 GMT, on track for a more than 2 percent gain this week. *Libya's warring factions held United Nations- backed talks on Thursday after...

  • Ladder Capital misses 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 7:12 PM ET

    NEW YORK _ Ladder Capital Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $4.4 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 34 cents per share. Ladder Capital shares have decreased slightly more than 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • AxoGen reports 4Q loss Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 7:12 PM ET

    ALACHUA, Fla. _ AxoGen Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $6.5 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Alachua, Florida- based company said it had a loss of 36 cents. For the year, the company reported that its loss widened to $17.7 million, or 99 cents per share.

  • TOKYO, March 6- Sharp Corp has asked a corporate turnaround fund, Japan Industrial Solutions, to take stake of up to around 30 billion yen to help with the loss-making electronics maker's restructuring, the Nikkei business daily reported. The request for aid would come in addition to tapping its its main banks Mizuho Bank and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ for a...

  • Communications Systems reports 4Q loss Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:48 PM ET

    MINNETONKA, Minn. _ Communications Systems Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $1 million in its fourth quarter. Communications Systems shares have increased 9 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Communications Systems, Earnings Report.

  • Air Transport Services posts 4Q profit Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:48 PM ET

    WILMINGTON, Ohio _ Air Transport Services Group Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $3.7 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Wilmington, Ohio- based company said it had net income of 6 cents per share. Air Transport Services shares have risen 4 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK— Elaine Wynn confirmed Thursday that she will seek another term on the board of directors of Wynn Resorts, which said it wouldn't nominate her for re-election. Wynn, who has been on the board of directors since 2002, said she has four decades of experience in the casino and hospitality industries and a deep knowledge of Wynn Resorts.

  • SYDNEY, Jan 7- The dollar was in high demand in Asia on Friday as bulls wagered a looming U.S. jobs report would add to the chance of rate hikes there, even as the European Central Bank embarks on a trillion euro campaign of bond-buying. The same balance of risks kept equity investors cautious with MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan down a...

  • CompX posts 4Q profit Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:39 PM ET

    DALLAS _ CompX International Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.7 million. CompX shares have dropped slightly more than 9 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: CompX International, Earnings Report.

  • Energy Recovery reports 4Q loss Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:37 PM ET

    SAN LEANDRO, Calif. _ Energy Recovery Inc. on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $4.9 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The San Leandro, California- based company said it had a loss of 9 cents per share. Keywords: Energy Recovery, Earnings Report.