NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Globant SA rose 7.6 percent to $12.45. Evogene Ltd. rose 7.3 percent to $13.95.
*KKR& Co and TPG Capital in rival $3.1 bln takeover bids. SYDNEY, Aug 21- Australia's Treasury Wine Estates Ltd, the world's No. 2 winemaker, swung to its first annual net loss and missed analysts' forecasts as the takeover target grappled with massive oversupply in its U.S. arm and sales fell globally.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. American Eagle Outfitters Inc.: Approximately 27,989,700 shares changed hands, a 506.7 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares rose $1.39 or 12.0 percent to $12.98.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.:. Hertz Global Holdings Inc. fell 9.6 percent to $28.55. Nortel Inversora SA fell 8.1 percent to $19.70.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Aeropostale Inc.: Approximately 28,829,500 shares changed hands, a 845.9 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 63 or 19.4 percent to $3.87.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Fabrinet fell 18.1 percent to $14.53. Sandridge Mississippian Trust II fell 6.1 percent to $6.59.
OMAHA, Neb.— In a story Aug. 14 about changes to Berkshire Hathaway's stock portfolio, The Associated Press reported erroneously the company had reduced its stake in engineering and construction firm Chicago Bridge& Iron Co. by 1.1 million shares. Berkshire Hathaway has increased its position in Chicago Bridge& Iron by 1.2 million shares.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. GeoPark Ltd. rose 11.1 percent to $10.90. Paycom Software rose 10.4 percent to $16.84.
NEW YORK, Aug 14- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc disclosed a new $366 million stake in cable TV operator Charter Communications Inc and pared its holdings in two other pay-TV companies, part of a flurry of changes in its stock investments during the second quarter. DirecTV is awaiting regulatory approval to sell itself to AT&T for $48.5 billion.
OMAHA, Neb.— Billionaire Warren Buffett's company has revealed a new stake in Charter Communications Inc. and made several other tweaks to its $108 billion U.S. stock portfolio. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. filed an update on its portfolio with the Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday.
HONG KONG, Aug 14- Hong Kong and China shares eased in choppy trade by midday on Thursday, with a few heavyweight companies that reported corporate results dominating index movements. The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong slipped 0.4 percent.
MOSCOW, Aug 13- Russia's richest man Alisher Usmanov cut his stake in his business empire to below 50 percent in a planned move to reward management with shares, not in response to any threat of Western sanctions, his company said.
FRANKFURT- Germany's biggest utility E.ON posts a 12 percent drop in first-half core profit, hit by a weakening economy in Russia and says it is concerned about the impact of the Ukraine crisis on its most important foreign market.
*KKR teams up with Rhone Capital for $3.1 bln takeover offer. HONG KONG, Aug 12- A KKR& Co- led takeover of Australia's Treasury Wine Estates Ltd would likely lead to a long and drastic overhaul, resulting in a much smaller but more profitable company, bankers familiar with the matter said.
*Parent GN Store Nord's Q2 EBITA seen up 11.7 pct- poll. COPENHAGEN, Aug 11- Denmark's GN Resound is banking on a hearing aid packed with bluetooth-like technology that lets users listen to calls and music from their iPhones as it seeks to steal a march on its rivals, its new chief executive told Reuters.
SYDNEY/ HONG KONG, Aug 11- Private equity giant TPG Capital Management LP made a $3.1 billion approach for Australia's Treasury Wine Estates Ltd, a source said, setting the scene for a possible bid war for the world's No.2 winemaker with rival KKR& Co..
SYDNEY, Aug 11- Australia's Treasury Wine Estates Ltd said on Monday it received a second, unsolicited $3.13 billion takeover approach, from a suitor it didn't identify, setting the scene for a potential bidding war for the world's No.2 winemaker. The offer matches last week's bid from private equity giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts& Co LP and Rhone Capital LLC.
SYDNEY, Aug 11- Australia's Treasury Wine Estates Ltd said on Monday it had received a new takeover approach to rival the $3.15 billion bid from private equity giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts& Co LP and Rhone Capital LLC, sparking the prospect of a bidding war for the world's No.2 winemaker.
*Tensions in Ukraine, U.S. airstrikes in Iraq sour sentiment. *Earning disappointment hits Nikon, Nisshin Steel. TOKYO, Aug 8- Japan's Nikkei share average slumped to a two-month low on Friday, suffering its biggest daily decline in five months as investors were gripped with fear that geopolitical crises in Ukraine and the Middle East could disrupt global growth.
*Tensions in Ukraine, U.S. airstrikes in Iraq sour sentiment. *Earning disappointment hits Nisshin Steel, Mitsubishi Materials. TOKYO, Aug 8- Japan's Nikkei share average slumped to two-month lows on Friday on worries that escalating tensions between Russia and the West could hurt the global growth.