BERLIN, Oct 21- The German economy should remain on a solid footing in 2016 despite weakness in the global economy, the finance ministry said in its monthly report on Friday, adding that it expects a slight growth in exports over the rest of the year. It said low interest rates, a robust job market and rising wages were contributing to a moderate upswing, which...
Shares of Microsoft rose 6.1 percent to $60.73 in after-hours trading, adding more than $27 billion to its market value. "There's a huge runway for them to show growth," said Trip Chowdhry, managing director of Global Equities Research, noting the market for cloud services will be controlled almost entirely by Microsoft and larger rival Amazon.com Inc..
SAO PAULO, Oct 20- Brazil's real gained for the third straight session on Thursday, the day after the country's central bank reduced the benchmark Selic rate by 25 basis points to 14 percent, the first cut in four years. Nonetheless, traders said the currency has now priced in a victory for U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, having overcome the jitters...
Oct 20- An estimated 71.6 million people watched the final debate between White House contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on TV on Wednesday, below the audience for their first encounter but the third-largest total ever recorded. The presidential election debate, held in Las Vegas, was moderated for the first time by a journalist from Fox News, Chris...
FRANKLIN, N.C. _ Entegra Financial Corp. on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $1.8 million. The bank, based in Franklin, North Carolina, said it had earnings of 28 cents per share. The holding company for Macon Bank posted revenue of $11 million in the period.
U.S.-BASED LOAN PARTICIPATION FUNDS ATTRACT $515 MLN IN LATEST WEEK; 12 TH STRAIGHT WEEK OF INFLOWS- LIPPER.
DETROIT— Self-driving cars hold the promise of saving thousands of lives each year on U.S. roads. That claim was put forth Wednesday by Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, who criticized the media for harping on the relatively few crashes involving Tesla's semi-autonomous driving system called Autopilot, while saying little about the about the 1.2 million people who...
*AmEx notches best day in 7 years on results, forecast. *Verizon, Travelers fall on weak reports. NEW YORK, Oct 20- U.S. stocks ended a choppy session on Thursday with a slight decline as investors digested the latest round of earnings, with a sharp drop in telecoms offset by gains in healthcare.
OTTAWA, Oct 20- Canada will provide an update on Nov. 1 on its economic and fiscal situation that will also consider recommendations for boosting immigration and creating an infrastructure development bank, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Thursday. Morneau said the update would take into consideration an economic advisory council's recommendations...
U.S.-BASED HEALTHCARE SECTOR FUNDS POST $646 MLN OUTFLOWS DURING WEEKLY PERIOD; LARGEST OUTFLOWS SINCE MAY- LIPPER.
U.S.-BASED INFLATION-PROTECTED BOND FUNDS ATTRACT $82 MLN OVER WEEKLY PERIOD, AFTER $243 MLN OUTFLOWS THE WEEK BEFORE- LIPPER.
U.S.-BASED FINANCIAL/BANK SECTOR FUNDS PULL IN $96 MLN OVER WEEKLY PERIOD; 3 RD STRAIGHT WEEK OF INFLOWS- LIPPER.
U.S.-BASED COMMODITIES PRECIOUS METALS FUNDS ATTRACT $335 MLN OVER WEEKLY PERIOD; 2 ND STRAIGHT WEEK OF INFLOWS- LIPPER.
U.S.-BASED TAXABLE BOND MUTUAL FUNDS ATTRACT $1.2 BLN INFLOWS; TAXABLE BOND ETFS ATTRACT $2.3 BLN OVER WEEKLY PERIOD- LIPPER.
U.S.-BASED CHINESE STOCK FUNDS ATTRACT $257 MLN OVER WEEKLY PERIOD; 10 TH STRAIGHT WEEK OF INFLOWS- LIPPER.
U.S.-BASED STOCK MUTUAL FUNDS POST $4.5 BLN OUTFLOW; STOCK ETFS ATTRACT $1.1 BLN OVER WEEKLY PERIOD- LIPPER.
U.S.-BASED JAPANESE STOCK FUNDS POST $27 MLN OUTFLOWS OVER WEEKLY PERIOD, AFTER $106 MLN INFLOWS THE WEEK BEFORE- LIPPER.
U.S.-BASED EMERGING MARKETS EQUITY FUNDS ATTRACT $22 MLN OVER WEEKLY PERIOD; 4 TH STRAIGHT WEEK OF INFLOWS- LIPPER.
U.S.-BASED EUROPEAN STOCK FUNDS POST $539 MLN OVER WEEKLY PERIOD; FUNDS HAVE POSTED OUTFLOWS EVERY WEEK SINCE JUNE- LIPPER.
U.S.-BASED EMERGING MARKETS DEBT FUNDS ATTRACT $622 MLN OVER WEEKLY PERIOD; 5 TH STRAIGHT WEEK OF INFLOWS- LIPPER.