NEW YORK, Sept 23- Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd soared on Tuesday after the company said the Food and Drug Administration had granted fast track designation for its product candidate, aramchol, designed to treat non-alcoholic steato-hepatitis.» Read More
*NYSE net quarterly revenue off 21 pct to $559 mln. LONDON, Nov 6- NYSE Euronext, the world's largest stock exchange operator, reported net revenue down 21 percent to $559 million for the third quarter, citing weaker trading in the United States and Europe.
HONG KONG, Nov 6- Hong Kong shares slipped further from 2012 highs with a second-straight loss on Tuesday, as investors took profits on some recent outperformers ahead of the U.S. presidential election.
YOKOHAMA, Japan, Nov 6- Nissan Motor Co cut its full-year net profit forecast by a fifth to $3.99 billion, joining rival Honda Motor, after car sales tumbled in China, the world's biggest autos market, amid anti-Japanese protests over a territorial dispute.
YOKOHAMA, Japan, Nov 6- Nissan Motor Co cut its full-year net profit forecast by 20 percent to 320 billion yen, joining rival Honda Motor, after car sales tumbled in China, the world's biggest autos market, amid anti-Japanese protests over a territorial dispute.
*NYSE net quarterly revenue off 21 pct to $559 mln. *NYSE Euronext earnings per share at $0.44. LONDON, Nov 6- NYSE Euronext, the world's largest stock exchange operator, reported net revenue down 21 percent to $559 million for the third quarter, citing weaker trading in the United States and Europe.
*Greece funding deal unlikely next week- source. SINGAPORE, Nov 6- Brent oil traded in a tight range below $108 per barrel on Tuesday, hurt by uncertainty ahead of the U.S. elections and renewed worries about Greece and the euro zone crisis, which could delay a global economic recovery and dampen oil demand.
DUBAI, Nov 6- Credit Suisse Group has set up an asset management venture with key shareholder and sovereign wealth fund arm Qatar Holding, the Swiss banking group said on Tuesday.
HONG KONG, Nov 6- China shares had their worst day in a more than a week on Tuesday, with retail investors spooked by a mainland news report that suggested institutional investors who previously invested in exchange-traded funds had sold into strength last week.
SEOUL, Nov 6- South Korea's main nuclear power supervisor extended an investigation into forged safety certificates for reactor components to three more facilities on Tuesday, a day after shutting down two reactors.
At 0702 GMT, futures for Euro STOXX 50, for Germany's DAX and for France's CAC were up 0.2-0.4 percent.
SINGAPORE, Nov 6- The euro languished near a two-month low versus the dollar on Tuesday, with its outlook clouded by uncertainty over a Greek parliamentary vote on austerity steps needed for Athens to secure international aid.
TOKYO, Nov 6- Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Tuesday, ending below the 9,000 mark as a stronger yen hit exporters while investors steered clear of big positions ahead of the outcome of the U.S. election. The Nikkei finished down 0.4 percent at 8,975.15. The broader Topix was also 0.4 percent lower at 744.88.
At the beginning of next year, $600 billion in tax increases and spending cuts- known as the fiscal cliff- will automatically become law unless Congress acts. However, there is a sense that neither the financiers and investors in New York nor the lawmakers in Congress are taking each other seriously enough.
*New York, New Jersey move to help voters cast ballots. NEW YORK/ BELMAR, N.J., Nov 6- Already faced with a massive cleanup and nightmarish commutes to work, thousands of U.S. voters in storm-struck New York and New Jersey may have a tough time voting on Tuesday in a cliffhanger presidential election.
*C.bank fixes slightly higher midpoint despite stronger dollar. *Spot exchange rate trades at strong side of limit all morning. SHANGHAI, Nov 6- China's central bank set a slightly firmer midpoint on Tuesday but corporates continued to swap out dollars for yuan, causing the exchange rate to once again bump against its strong-side limit.
*Greece funding deal unlikely next week- source. SINGAPORE, Nov 6- Brent oil traded in a tight range below $108 per barrel on Tuesday, caught between uncertainty ahead of the U.S. elections and renewed worries about Greece and the euro zone crisis, which could delay a global economic recovery and hurt oil demand.
HONG KONG, Nov 6- China shares were headed for their worst day since Oct. 26 and weighing on the Hong Kong market, with retail investors worried by a state media report about substantial redemptions of the mainland's exchange-traded funds last week.
IRVINE, Calif., Nov 5- The U.S. John Williams, president of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank, did not advocate for the purchase of more long-term Treasuries, which it is currently buying at a rate of about $85 billion a month. But in remarks over dessert on the University of California, Irvine campus, Williams said it certainly had room to increase purchases.
SINGAPORE, Nov 6- Gold traded little changed on Tuesday as investors awaited potential policy spinoffs from the U.S. presidential election, while China's upcoming leadership transition and Greece's strike over a new austerity package also kept sentiment cautious.
*Romney has said will declare China currency manipulator on ``day one''. Presidential candidate Mitt Romney would lack the legal power to label China a currency manipulator on his first day in office should he win Tuesday's election, offering him a way out of what experts say is the weakest claim on the issue for years.