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  • *Copper unable to build on Friday's higher finish. SYDNEY, Oct 20- London copper futures fell on Monday after hitting their lowest levels in six months in the previous session, hurt by worries over rising stocks, China's economic growth and the impending end of U.S. monetary stimulus. "Copper is looking weak from a supply and demand perspective," said a metals trader...

  • LONDON, Oct 20- Euro zone bond yields dipped on Monday after solid U.S. economic data eased some of the concerns over a slowdown in global growth that led to sharp sell-offs in peripheral debt last week. Signs that another recession may be brewing amidst a broader slowdown in global growth have caused investors to refocus on high debt levels in countries like...

  • *Gold ticks up after two straight sessions of losses. SINGAPORE, Oct 20- Gold edged up on Monday towards a one-month high, recovering from earlier losses, as concerns about a slowdown in the global economy persisted despite strong U.S. data. Gold, along with other safe-haven assets such as bonds and the Japanese yen, had benefited over the past two weeks as investors...

  • *News GPIF raising stock allocation to 25 pct underpins sentiment. TOKYO, Oct 20- Japan's Nikkei share average surged 4.0 percent on Monday to post its biggest daily rise since June 2013 as investors took heart from upbeat U.S. data and the weaker yen lifted exporters such as Toyota Motor Corp and Honda Motor Co. Also underpinning the market was news that Japan's...

  • TOKYO, Oct 20- Japanese stocks led a rally in Asia on Monday, after solid U.S. data and earnings calmed tumult in global financial markets and reassured investors worried about the health of the world economy. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan surged 1.3 percent, while Japan's Nikkei stock average jumped about 3.7 percent, posting its...

  • *News GPIF raising stock allocation to 25 pct underpins sentiment. TOKYO, Oct 20- Japan's Nikkei share average surged 3.8 percent on Monday afternoon and was on track for its biggest daily rise in more than a year as investors took heart from upbeat U.S. data and as the weaker yen lifted exporters such as Toyota Motor Corp and Honda Motor Co. Also underpinning the...

  • *Copper unable to build on higher finish on Friday. Copper has some of the weakest fundamentals among base metals as a wave of fresh supply works its way into the market. "Copper is looking weak from a supply and demand perspective," said a metals trader in Sydney.

  • The Thomson Reuters/ University of Michigan index of consumer sentiment was surprisingly strong in early October, rising to more than a seven-year high. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan surged 1.3 percent, while Japan's Nikkei stock average jumped about 3.4 percent, on track to post the biggest daily rise in more than a year and...

  • *Nikkei on track for biggest daily gain since June 2013. TOKYO, Oct 20- Japan's Nikkei share average soared 3.3 percent on Monday morning and is on track to post the biggest daily rise in more than a year after Wall Street took heart on Friday from upbeat U.S. data, while the weaker yen lifted exporters such as Toyota Motor Corp and Honda Motor Co. The Nikkei share...

  • SYDNEY, Oct 20- London copper inched down on Monday after climbing in the last session from its lowest in around six months, hit by worries over the end of U.S. stimulus. *The Thomson Reuters/ University of Michigan index of consumer sentiment was surprisingly strong in early October, rising to more than a seven-year high. *In nickel markets, Brazil's Vale SA sees a...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 20- Gold ticked lower on Monday after two straight weekly gains, with strong U.S. economic data allaying fears over a slowdown in the global economy, supporting equities and dimming bullion's safe-haven appeal. *Spot gold had eased 0.2 percent to $1,235.20 an ounce by 0030 GMT, slipping for a third session. The Thomson Reuters/ University of Michigan...

  • *Wall Street indexes each gain more than 1 percent on Friday. The Thomson Reuters/ University of Michigan index of consumer sentiment was surprisingly strong in early October, rising to more than a seven-year high. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up about 0.6 percent in early trade, and Japan's Nikkei stock average surged about...

  • "We are now in a blackout period so companies have been precluded from conducting tactical buyback activity that has supported the equity market during sell-offs in the recent past," said Goldman Sachs in a note earlier this week. October has been particularly quiet for buybacks by U.S. companies, with about $1.7 billion in stock repurchases announced or...

  • BOSTON, Oct 17- Taking a page from his last job, Eaton Vance's new Chief Equity Investment Officer bets that reorganizing his analysts into new teams will boost performance. Since joining the Boston company in April from Goldman Sachs, Edward Perkin has regrouped Eaton Vance's 27 stock analysts into teams meant to develop investment ideas that match the...

  • The Thomson Reuters/ University of Michigan preliminary October reading on the overall index on consumer sentiment unexpectedly rose to 86.4, the highest since July 2007. "The market sold aggressively throughout the week, and now is thinking maybe they had taken this too far," said Jose Wynne, global head of FX research at Barclays in New York.

  • *GE, Honeywell climb after quarterly results. The Russell 2000 index was down 0.1 percent after posting Thursday its longest streak of more than 1 percent gains since July 2012. Honeywell shares gained 5 percent to $90.66 after its quarterly results, to help send the S&P industrials sector up 2.3 percent as the best performing S&P sector.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 17- U.S. That yield peak came after news the Thomson Reuters/ University of Michigan index of consumer sentiment unexpectedly rose in early October to more than a seven-year high. "The strong consumer confidence number, combined with yesterday's healthy drop in jobless claims, and the' don't end quantitative easing now' talk by Fed Governor Bullard, is...

  • *GE, Honeywell climb after quarterly results. The Russell 2000 index was down 0.3 percent after posting Thursday its longest streak of more than 1 percent gains since July 2012. Honeywell shares gained 4.3 percent to $90.07 after its quarterly results, to help send the S&P industrials sector up 2.3 percent as the best performing S&P sector.

  • The Thomson Reuters/ University of Michigan index of consumer sentiment unexpectedly rose in early October to its highest level since July 2007. "The underlying strength of the U.S. economy remains intact," said David Berson, an economist at Nationwide Mutual Insurance in Columbus, Ohio. The data for the sentiment survey was collected between Sept. 25 and Oct. 15, a...

  • General Electric shares rose 3.4 percent to $25.07 after the company reported third-quarter earnings that topped analyst expectations, pushing the S&P industrial sector up 1.8 percent. Fellow industrial Honeywell shares gained 4.1 percent to $89.27 after its quarterly results, to help send the S&P industrials sector up 2.3 percent as the best performing...