Stocks Sun Life Financial Inc

  • TORONTO/ MUMBAI, Dec 2- Canada's Sun Life Financial Inc signaled the significance of the fast growing Indian insurance market by revealing plans on Wednesday to increase its stake in life insurance joint venture Birla Sun Life Insurance, to 49 percent. Toronto- based Sun Life, which currently owns 26 percent of Birla Sun Life, is buying an additional 23 percent in...

  • The company is looking to strengthen its position in Japan and Hong Kong, its two biggest markets in Asia, as well as add capabilities at fast-growing segments such as China, Philippines and Vietnam. Toronto- based Manulife, whose rivals in Canada include Sun Life Financial Inc and Great-West Lifeco Inc, has made a slew of acquisitions in recent months.

  • The company is looking to strengthen its position in Japan and Hong Kong, its two biggest markets in Asia, as well as add capabilities at fast-growing segments such as China, Philippines and Vietnam. Toronto- based Manulife, whose rivals in Canada include Sun Life Financial Inc and Great-West Lifeco Inc, has made a slew of acquisitions in recent months.

  • Goldcorp Inc fell 4.2 percent to C $15.34, while Barrick Gold Corp lost 3.3 percent to C $9.38 as the price of bullion fell to a three-month low. TransCanada closed down 4.3 percent at C $43.32 after U.S. "We are shocked that there was any value of Keystone left in TransCanada," said Norman Levine, managing director at Portfolio Management Corp..

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Aug. 24, 2015, in New York City.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.

  • Citigroup has picked AIA as its partner in a deal that allows the insurer's products to be sold through the U.S. bank's network. The FT reports.

  • The investment bank highlights eight industry themes it describes as "creative destruction" - trends that make it necessary for companies to either "adapt or die."

  • Already cranky about the Fed, stock traders will be eyeing the Treasury's 10-year note auction Wednesday to see whether it helps drive interest rates higher.

  • More middle-age workers fear the financial consequences of a critical illness than fear dying from that illness, but few are preparing for that possibility, a survey finds.

  • Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • *Debt crises in Europe and U.S. could hit markets. With debt crises in Europe and the United States pressuring stocks and threatening another severe market downturn, analysts say one or more of the insurers could cut profit targets when they start reporting results on Wednesday.

  • *TD Securities raises Sun Life Financial price target to C $28 from. *TD Securities raises Manulife Financial price target to C $15 from. *TD Securities raises Industrial Alliance price target to C $28 from.

  • A fresh round of concern over European debt combined with some downbeat news out of the technology sector to send U.S. stocks sharply lower Monday.

  • What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, May 4.

  • A phony rally? This is why pros do not like the Dow: As of this writing, the Dow has moved 60 points in the past 45 minutes, it is now up 40 points for the day, but wait a minute: there are 2 stocks declining for every 1 advancing at the NYSE!

  • Eager to learn if the recent downturn is the start of a larger correction, investors are closely watching the action in bank stocks? Are they starting to crack?

  • When a company spends millions to put their company name on a major stadium, controversy often follows as the value of such an expenditure is difficult to track. Major stadium naming deals have also seen another trend: corporate failures.Throughout the booms and busts of the American economy, many companies who have chosen to embark on a naming rights contract have seen their companies suffer financially or even collapse within several years of a naming deal. Although external, indirectly relate

    When a company spends millions to put their company name on a major stadium, controversy often follows as the value of such an expenditure is difficult to track.

  • Every time a company buys naming rights to a stadium, their executives get challenged. Is this really a good deal? Why does it seem like companies who have put their name on stadiums face greater economic trouble than those who pass on the idea?