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NEW YORK-- A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.:. Big Lots rose 19.8 percent to $35.04. Stage Stores Inc. rose 11.9 percent to $25.01.
March 7- Shares of digital coupon company Coupons.com Inc nearly doubled in their trading debut, valuing the company at over $2.2 billion and underscoring the popularity of technology IPOs. Coupons.com is the third technology company to go public this year, after the successful debuts of Care.com Inc and Varonis Inc..
March 7- Shares of digital coupon company Coupons.com Inc rose as much as 84 percent in their trading debut on Friday, valuing the company at over $2 billion. The company, founded by Chief Executive Steven Boal at the peak of the dot-com boom in 1998, priced a more-than-expected 10.5 million shares at $16 each on Thursday, above the company's planned $12- $14 range.
NEW YORK-- A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.:. Homeowners Choice Inc. fell 15.9 percent to $41.95. Naaco Industries fell 8.8 percent to $55.55.
HONG KONG, March 3- Hong Kong shares suffered their biggest one-day loss in a month on Monday, with riskier sectors taking the brunt of the selloff as oil prices jumped on escalating tensions after Russia bloodlessly seized a part of Ukraine. The National People's Congress starts on Wednesday in Beijing.
*Focus on China annual parliamentary meeting opening Wed. *China property sinks after surveys show moderating home prices.
TORONTO, March 2- One of the most closely watched uranium deposits not owned by a major miner, Fission Uranium Corp's Patterson Lake South project, is attracting attention from potential buyers, but Fission's CEO hopes to buy time.
NEW YORK/ CALGARY, Feb 28- New U.S. rules to toughen classification standards for oil-train shipments will affect less than 3 percent of the tank cars now hauling crude across the country, leaving older, flawed models on the tracks, officials and industry sources say.
China Commercial Credit Inc. rose 32.1 percent to $8.39. Highpower International Inc. rose 24.4 percent to $5.25. Applied Optoelectronics Inc. rose 22.9 percent to $23.60.
MOSCOW, Feb 28- Russian hypermarket chain Lenta's stock market debut was clouded by political turmoil in Ukraine on Friday as investors reined in their exposure to Russian companies.
LONDON, Feb 28- The bill sent to insurers from storms bringing hurricane strength winds and widespread flooding to parts of Britain since December could reach 1.5 billion pounds, according to consultants at Deloitte.
PARIS-- She may sing "Please Don't Stop The Music," but the music at the Balmain show had well and truly stopped when seven-time Grammy Award-winner Rihanna sneaked in the back door, after everyone had left.
*Sun Art hit 1-1/ 2- year low ahead of 2013 earnings. HONG KONG, Feb 28- Hong Kong shares fell on Friday afternoon, with mainland markets also weaker, as investors cut their exposure in cyclical outperformers ahead of a manufacturing survey and a key China parliamentary meeting next week.
*Demand from China underpinning growth. SYDNEY, Feb 28- Australia's Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Holdings Co reported a doubling in first-half profits on Friday, a step towards justifying the rich bidding war that left Canada's Saputo Inc owning almost 90 percent of the company.
SYDNEY, Feb 28- Australia's Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Holdings Co reported a doubling in first-half profits on Friday, a step towards justifying the rich bidding war that left Canada's Saputo Inc owning almost 90 percent of the company.
*Foreign banks have pared back exposure in Ukraine. MOSCOW, Feb 27- Foreign banks have pared back their exposure in Ukraine in recent years and the unfolding crisis could force them to choose between cutting their losses or holding on to grab market share.
NEW YORK-- A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.:. J.C. Penney Co. rose 24.6 percent to $7.43. Workday Inc. rose 13.9 percent to $114.25.
MOSCOW, Feb 27- Russian hypermarket chain Lenta has narrowed guidance for its initial public offering to $10- $10.25 per global depositary receipt, two banking sources told Reuters on Thursday.
MUMBAI/ BEIJING, Feb 21- Wal-Mart Stores Inc, famed for its low prices, has stumbled in the one major market where consumers say price is less of a driver in their buying decisions: China. Getting China right is crucial for Wal-Mart's international ambitions.
LONDON, Feb 19- "Cripplingly high power costs are forcing some of Britain's heavy manufacturers to shut down their entire operation at peak times, with furnaces cooling and workers shivering in cold, darkened offices," according to an article in Wednesday's Financial Times.