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  • *Dana Gas buoyant again in Abu Dhabi. *Egypt's El Sewedy Electric up on new contracts, dividend. DUBAI, Sept 13- Shares of Saudi Arabia's top food producers, Savola and Almarai, fell on Wednesday after Savola said it was selling a small stake in the dairy maker, while Qatar's bourse closed at a 52- month low as foreign funds continued to exit.

  • Shares of Centene are up sharply before the opening bell after the Medicaid coverage provider said it will expand into New York through a $3.75 billion acquisition of Fidelis Care. Leerink analyst Ana Gupte said the deal, announced late Tuesday, puts Centene in the market with a solid Medicaid presence and a profitable business on the Affordable Care Act's...

  • Sept 13- Hong Kong stocks dipped on Wednesday, as Asian equities slipped from 10- year highs despite Wall Street hitting record highs overnight. Hong Kong- listed shares of Chalco continued to jump, up roughly 4 percent and touching six-year highs, after the Chinese aluminium maker on Tuesday suspended trading in China- listed A-shares pending a major...

  • *Peter Hambro says results vindicate his strategy. LONDON, Sept 12- Shares in Russian-focused gold miner Petropavlovsk fell on Tuesday after the company reported a rise in first-half profit as analysts said it was too soon to tell what difference changes at the top would make. Petropavlovsk returned to profit in 2016 after restructuring to tackle its debts, but...

  • TORONTO, Sept 12- Canada's main stock index rose on Tuesday, helped by financial sector gains and moves higher in shares of Agrium Inc and Potash Corp of Saskatchewan after a competition watchdog gave their planned merger a green light. Agrium gained 0.9 percent to C $125.43 and Potash Corp rose 1 percent to C $22.40 after Canada's Competition Bureau said it will...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 12- China stocks edged higher on Tuesday, though gains rooted in consumer and financial firms were pared as shares of new energy auto firms succumbed to profit-taking late in the session. Nearly 1,000 China- listed companies have put out preliminary reports forecasting a rise in third-quarter profits, China Securities Journal said.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 11- When Apple Inc unveils new iPhones on Tuesday at its Apple Park "spaceship" campus, there may be important clues for the watchers of seven semiconductor stocks. Apple exerts a sun-like gravitational pull on the global electronics supply chain, affecting the pricing of commodities like flash memory chips- it consumes 18 percent of global...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 11- When Apple Inc unveils new iPhones on Tuesday at its Apple Park "spaceship" campus, there may be important clues for the watchers of seven semiconductor stocks. Apple exerts a sun-like gravitational pull on the global electronics supply chain, affecting the pricing of commodities like flash memory chips- it consumes 18 percent of global...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 11- When Apple Inc unveils new iPhones on Tuesday at its Apple Park "spaceship" campus, there may be important clues for the watchers of seven semiconductor stocks. Apple exerts a sun-like gravitational pull on the global electronics supply chain, affecting the pricing of commodities like flash memory chips- it consumes 18 percent of global...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 11- When Apple Inc unveils new iPhones on Tuesday at its Apple Park "spaceship" campus, there may be important clues for the watchers of seven semiconductor stocks. Apple exerts a sun-like gravitational pull on the global electronics supply chain, affecting the pricing of commodities like flash memory chips- it consumes 18 percent of global...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 11- Shares of U.S. and European insurers jumped on Monday, with companies particularly exposed to Florida posting sharp gains, as the losses from powerful storm Irma were seen as being less severe than feared. Shares of Florida insurers Heritage Insurance Holdings Inc, HCI Group Inc and Universal Insurance Holdings Inc all rose about 15 percent,...

  • Sept 11- Canadian miner Centerra Gold Inc said on Monday it has reached an agreement with Kyrgyzstan to settle all outstanding disputes with the Central Asian country over its Kumtor gold mine, the company's and the country's biggest. Toronto- based Centerra is the biggest foreign investor and taxpayer in Kyrgyzstan, contributing up to 10 percent of the...

  • Almost everything Apple is set to announce, was leaked this weekend

    The iOS 11 GM code was leaked to the press recently, and it reveals Apple's plans for Tuesday.

  • *Relief in Asia as Pyongyang has a party, not a missile test. SYDNEY, Sept 11- The U.S. dollar won a reprieve from risk aversion on Monday after North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un decided to hold a party over the weekend rather than launch another missile, tempering safe havens such as the yen and Treasuries. Japan's Nikkei rose 1.4 percent after Pyongyang held a massive...

  • *Relief in Asia as Pyongyang has a party, not a missile test. Japan's Nikkei rose 1.4 percent after Pyongyang held a massive celebration to congratulate the nuclear scientists and technicians who steered the country's sixth and largest nuclear test a week earlier. "It's too early to say the risks are gone, but one thing for sure is that market players now think the...

  • *Relief in Asia as Pyongyang has a party, not a missile test. SYDNEY, Sept 11- The U.S. dollar won a reprieve from risk aversion on Monday after North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un decided to hold a party over the weekend rather than launch another missile, tempering safe havens such as the yen and Treasuries. Japan's Nikkei rose 1.4 percent after Pyongyang held a massive...

  • *Relief in Asia as Pyongyang holds back on missile test. SYDNEY, Sept 11- The U.S. dollar won a reprieve from risk aversion on Monday after North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un decided to hold a party over the weekend rather than launch another missile, tempering safe havens like the yen and Treasuries. Japan's Nikkei rose 1 percent after Pyongyang held a massive...

  • TORONTO, Sept 8- Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay shares fell as much as 4.5 percent after the company said on Friday that it had no intention of selling European department store chain Galeria Kaufhof. Hudson's Bay commented after Reuters reported that people familiar with the matter said Austrian real estate company Signa Holding was considering a bid.

  • Sept 8- Kroger Co on Friday reported lower quarterly earnings as price cuts hit its bottom line, and the biggest U.S. supermarket company forecast comparable-store sales below Wall Street estimates. Shares of Kroger, which have skidded 38 percent so far this year, tumbled nearly 6 percent to $21.47 in morning New York Stock Exchange trading.

  • Shares of Kroger, which operates about 2,800 stores across the United States, fell 9 percent to $20.72 before the bell. The stock has fallen about 25 percent since mid-June as Kroger cut its yearly earnings forecast and following Amazon.com Inc's deal to buy upscale grocer Whole Foods Market, which added to concerns about an intensifying price war stoked by...