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  • Nikkei rises on futures-related buying Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 10:35 PM ET

    TOKYO, March 12- Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Thursday as investors chased the market higher before the futures settlement. Index-heavy stocks led the gains, with Fanuc Corp rising 2.6 percent and SoftBank Corp gaining 1.5 percent. "Foreign derivatives investors are seen chasing the market higher," said Norihiro Fujito, senior investment strategist at...

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares rise as South Korea cuts rates Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 10:29 PM ET

    TOKYO, March 12- A surprise interest rate cut by South Korea's central bank on Thursday helped lift an index of Asian stocks away from the previous session's seven-week lows, while the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates buoyed the dollar. "We think the two key drivers behind today's decision are a weaker economic outlook and deflation pressures," said Ronald...

  • TOKYO, March 12- The prospects of higher U.S. interest rates buoyed the dollar but also kept share prices in many countries in check on Thursday, with Asian stocks hovering around seven-week lows. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.1 percent in early Asian trade but still not far from seven-week low hit the previous day.

  • *European stocks rally, but Wall Street closes lower. NEW YORK, March 11- The euro slumped to a 12- year low against the dollar on Wednesday, driving European stocks higher as shares of big exporters gained, while U.S. stocks slipped on concern over when the Federal Reserve would begin to raise U.S. interest rates. The drop in euro zone yields helped lift Germany's DAX...

  • NEW YORK, March 11- U.S. stocks ended lower for a second session on Wednesday as worries increased about the timing of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike and dollar strength further dampened the outlook for U.S. earnings. The S&P 500 is now off 3.6 percent from its March 2 record closing high and is down 0.9 percent for the year so far. I think many are holding onto the...

  • NEW YORK, March 11- U.S. stocks ended lower for a second straight session on Wednesday as worries increased the Federal Reserve could bump up rates as soon as June and the dollar strength further dampened the outlook for U.S. corporate earnings.

  • DAX hits record high as weak euro boosts European shares Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 1:30 PM ET

    *Sector consolidation prospects lift Telecom Italia. Telecom Italia surged 7.7 percent, which traders said was down to expectations of a consolidation in the domestic mobile phone sector. Germany's DAX, whose constituents include major exporters BMW and Volkswagen, closed up 2.7 percent at 11,805.99 points- a record closing level for the index.

  • SanDisk rallies, Goldman adds to Conviction Buy list. Sandisk Corp rose 4.8 percent to $84.01 after Goldman Sachs added the company to its "Conviction Buy" list. Express Inc rose 2 percent to $15.25 after fourth-quarter earnings and sales topped expectations.

  • NEW YORK, March 11- The average bonus on Wall Street edged higher last year, and the industry added jobs for the first time since 2011 even as profits in the securities sector fell, New York state's budget watchdog said on Wednesday. Bonuses rose as pretax profits at the broker-dealer operations of New York Stock Exchange member firms fell 4.5 percent to $16...

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro sinks to 12-year lows, equities gain Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 11:51 AM ET

    *Stocks on Wall Street edge higher. NEW YORK, March 11- The euro dived to a 12- year low against the dollar on Wednesday, helping lift European stocks on gains by regional exporters, while U.S. equity markets edged higher despite concerns about when the Federal Reserve would begin to raise interest rates. The decline in euro zone yields lifted Germany's DAX stock...

  • LONDON, March 11- Brent crude rebounded from a one-month low below $56 a barrel on Wednesday as traders bought the international benchmark and sold its U.S. rival, after data showed a large increase in U.S. oil stocks last week. "The fear of global supply glut that sent crude prices to six-year lows continues to hang over the market," said Gene McGillian, senior analyst...

  • *SanDisk rallies, Goldman adds to Conviction Buy list. NEW YORK, March 11- U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday, off their highs of the session, as investors continued to focus on when the Federal Reserve would adjust its rate policies. Wall Street fell sharply on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 suffering its biggest one-day decline in two months, surpassing a...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St modestly higher in rebound from selloff Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 10:05 AM ET

    *SanDisk rallies after Goldman adds to Conviction Buy list. NEW YORK, March 11- U.S. stocks rose modestly on Wednesday in a partial rebound from the previous session's sharp decline, though investors continued to focus on when the Federal Reserve would adjust its rate policies. Wall Street fell sharply on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 suffering its biggest one-day...

  • March 11- U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Wednesday, rebounding from a sharp decline in the previous session, as questions remain about when the Federal Reserve would adjust its rate policies.

  • *S&P 500 coming off biggest one-day drop in two months. NEW YORK, March 11- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Wednesday, implying a modest rebound from a sharp decline in the previous session, though questions remain about when the Federal Reserve would adjust its rate policies. Wall Street fell sharply on Tuesday, with the S&P 500...

  • US STOCKS-Futures point to slight rebound after selloff Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 7:53 AM ET

    *S&P 500 coming off biggest one-day drop in two months. NEW YORK, March 11- U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher on Wednesday, implying a modest rebound from a sharp decline in the previous session, though questions remain about when the Federal Reserve would adjust its rate policies. Wall Street fell sharply on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 suffering its...

  • US STOCKS-Futures point to modest rebound after selloff Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 7:06 AM ET

    *S&P 500 coming off biggest one-day drop in two months. NEW YORK, March 11- U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher on Wednesday, implying a modest rebound from a sharp decline in the previous session, though questions remains about when the Federal Reserve would adjust its rate policies. *Wall Street fell sharply on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 suffering its...

  • PARIS, March 11- European shares rose in early trading on Wednesday, bouncing from the previous session's sell-off, with Adecco gaining ground after its fourth-quarter profit beat expectations. The world's largest staffing group said it expects a pick-up in economic growth to increase demand for flexible labor this year, putting it on track to hit its margin...

  • HONG KONG, March 11- Hong Kong's main stock index fell to its lowest level in nearly two months on Wednesday, weighed down by losses in overseas markets and weak economic data from China. The Hang Seng index fell 0.8 percent, to 23,717.97 points. Among the most actively traded stocks on Hong Kong's main board were Ali Pictures, down 5.7 percent to HK $2.17; Junyang...

  • China stocks give up early gains on fresh economic data Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 3:12 AM ET

    The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen rose 0.1 percent, to 3,524.65, while the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.2 percent, to 3,290.90 points, helped by rises in banking stocks. Among the most active stocks in Shanghai were Bank Of China, up 2.0 percent to 4.01 yuan; Agricultural Bank of China, up 0.6 percent to 3.22 yuan and...