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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) took the markets by surprise, raising its key lending rate by 25 basis points to 7.50 percent on Friday.
Indian equities led the rest of Asia lower on the final trading day of the week after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) unexpectedly raised its policy interest rate.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
In an interview on CNBC, investor Warren Buffett said he's having a "hard time finding things to buy" now that stocks are no longer "ridiculously cheap."
Stocks closed near session lows Thursday, with the Dow and S&P 500 easing off their all-time highs, as investors largely shrugged off a batch of upbeat economic reports and a day after the Federal Reserve surprised global markets by maintaining its bond-buying program.
Boehner said he was confident that majority House Republicans would pass a stop-gap funding measure that denies money for "Obamacare" reforms.
JPMorgan will settle with regulators for nearly $1 billion for the London Whale trading fiasco and other lapses, the Federal Reserve says.
European shares pared gains but closed higher on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve surprised markets by opting to maintain its $85 billion-per-month asset purchases.
US home sales rose last month to the highest level since February 2007 as buyers rushed to close deals before interest rates rise further.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose last week, but two states appeared to be working through a backlog of unprocessed claims.
The founder of Appaloosa Management said the Fed's decision not to taper its bond-buying program is a "favorable environment for the markets."
The Fed lost its chance for a "freebie" by deciding not to taper, the founder of hedge fund Duquesne Capital said.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Asian equity markets enjoyed a risk-on rally on Thursday after the Federal Reserve defied expectations by keeping its $85 billion-a-month bond-buying program intact.
Oracle delivered a cautious outlook, which it attributed to lackluster IT spending in the US and Europe. Shares fell after-hours.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
Stocks ripped higher to close near their best levels Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 setting fresh highs, after the Federal Reserve surprised Wall Street by keeping its $85 billion-a-month bond-buying program intact.
An economy stumbling toward recovery was not enough to sway the Fed, which said it will not begin pulling back on its asset-purchasing program.
House Republicans plan to offer a spending bill that would fund the government at current sequester spending levels but defund Obamacare.