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  • Aug 3- Jeld-Wen Holding Inc, a maker of doors and windows, is working on a potential initial public offering that would value the business at as much as $4 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported. The Charlotte, North Carolina- based company is working with banks, including Barclays PLC and Credit Suisse Group AG, on the possible offering, which could raise around...

  • LONDON, Aug 3- The Greek stock market slumped when it reopened on Monday after being shut down for five weeks, while weak data from China helped push oil prices to their lowest in six months and Asian stocks close to their 2015 lows. Surveys showed China's factory activity contracted by the most in two years, ensuring a three-month sell-off in commodity and...

  • *Factory activity in Taiwan, South Korea and Indonesia also weak. *UK, Europe, US PMIs due later in the day. Similar business activity surveys for Taiwan, South Korea and Indonesia- all heavily reliant on Chinese demand- reflected varying degrees of weakness that is clouding hopes for a convincing global recovery in the second half of the year.

  • HONG KONG, Aug 3- An index of Asian shares outside Japan fell close to this year's lows thanks to a deepening selloff in commodities and concerns over slowing growth in China, while the dollar held its ground against a basket of currencies. "We believe the stock market panic in early July chilled economic activity, which is what the manufacturing PMIs picked up," ING...

  • *Asia stocks take early cues from lower Wall Street. TOKYO, Aug 3- Asian shares took cues from a lower Wall Street and dipped early on Monday, while the dollar was on the defensive against the euro and yen following disappointing U.S. wage growth data that dented prospects for an early interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific...

  • FOREX-Dollar bulls stymied by wage data, PMIs next Sunday, 2 Aug 2015 | 7:46 PM ET

    *Euro holds just under $1.10, dollar near 124 yen. SYDNEY, Aug 3- The dollar stayed on the backfoot early on Monday after suffering a setback late last week when subdued wage growth clouded the outlook on the timing for an interest rate hike. The euro bought $1.09760, having lifted from a low of $1.08935.

  • July 31- Electronic Arts Inc is back from the "dark side". EA said on Thursday that "extremely strong" preorders for "Star Wars: Battlefront" were behind its decision to raise its full-year revenue forecast to $4.45 billion from $4.40 billion. "is merely trying to rein in runaway expectations for Star Wars, during a highly competitive holiday window for first-person...

  • The surprisingly smaller rise reported by the Labor Department on Friday did little to temper expectations that the Federal Reserve is set to raise interest rates later this year. This is precisely how the Fed will interpret this report, even if the numbers here are atrocious, "said Eric Green, chief economist at TD Securities in New York. The Employment Cost...

  • July 31- Plastic packaging products maker Berry Plastics Group Inc said it would buy Avintiv Inc, which makes materials used in products ranging from diapers to disinfectant wipes, for about $2.45 billion in cash from Blackstone Group LP. Berry Plastics' shares rose nearly 2 percent to $34 in trading before the bell on Friday. Avintiv has 23 locations in 14...

  • *BBVA posts solid Q2 results, helped by Spain rebound. MADRID, July 31- A combination of acquisitions in its home market and a strong performance in Mexico helped Spanish bank BBVA increase revenues and profits in the first half of the year, showing the benefits of a growth strategy many local rivals are now looking to emulate. Even BBVA, which like local rival...

  • *Greenback seen supported after US GDP backs rate rise view. *Dollar index takes breather after setting 1- week high. SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, July 31- The dollar backed off from a one-week high against a basket of currencies on Friday, but was still seen on firm footing after U.S.

  • TOKYO, July 31- The dollar held near one-week highs against a basket of major currencies on Friday as investors interpreted latest U.S. The market will continue to search for more hints on whether it will come in September or later, "said Shin Kadota, chief FX strategist at Barclays in Tokyo. U.S. interest rate futures priced in a higher chance of a September rate hike,...

  • WASHINGTON— A new list of donors to the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation shows a marked surge in donations and the numbers of contributors to the family charity in the first half of this year— at the same time that Hillary Rodham Clinton ramped up her campaign for the presidency. Clinton Foundation officials said figures released Thursday show that...

  • U.S. Justice Department hiring compliance expert Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 4:01 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 30- The U.S. Department of Justice is in the process of hiring a compliance expert to help evaluate whether to charge corporations that fail to detect and prevent wrongdoing by employees, a top department official said on Thursday. The Justice Department recently negotiated plea agreements with major banks, including UBS AG and Barclays Plc, after...

  • JERUSALEM, July 30- The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange secured its members' approval on Thursday to turn into a for-profit body, a move aimed at boosting trading volumes and reversing a tide of delistings. Amnon Neubach, chairman of Israel's only stock exchange, said that privatization would be an important step in "a process which is highly significant for TASE's...

  • LONDON, July 30- Hopes the worst is over for big banks' financial market trading look premature, with the latest snapshot of earnings and volumes suggesting the pressure on these operations remains intense. "FICC revenues for the Coalition Index will decline in Q2 this year versus Q2 last year, and the first half versus the first half last year," said George...

  • FRANKFURT, July 30- Deutsche Bank's new boss hit out at staff in a memo on Thursday saying performance was "nowhere good enough" after Germany's largest bank warned that its turnaround was at risk from heavy legal charges. "The status quo is not an option," he said in staff memo after the bank reported a second-quarter net profit of 818 million euros, slightly better...

  • BRASILIA, July 29- Brazil raised interest rates to a nine-year high on Wednesday, but signaled it was ending one of the world's most aggressive tightening cycles despite fears that a weakening local currency could stoke already high inflation. Standard& Poor's threat on Tuesday to strip Brazil of its investment-grade rating also raised pressure on the bank to...

  • Yelp needs help, and buyout may be the answer Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 5:37 PM ET

    July 29- Selling itself could be one of the few options left for Yelp Inc, which is struggling to win advertising dollars in an increasingly crowded market that already includes Google Inc, TripAdvisor Inc and GrubHub Inc.. Yelp, owner of consumer review website Yelp.com, reported a second-quarter loss on Tuesday and forecast revenue for the current quarter...

  • WASHINGTON, July 29- Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. houses unexpectedly fell in June after five straight months of increase, suggesting some cooling in home resales activity after recent hefty gains. It is important to bear in mind that there is still plenty of fundamental support for the housing market, "said Jennifer Lee, a senior economist at BMO...