U.S. Markets News
* Microsoft, Procter & Gamble results lift U.S. shares * Ebola scare diminishes, boosting U.S. shares * U.S. Treasuries prices stable on reduced Ebola concerns * Euro rises ahead of European bank stress test results (Adds close of U.S. markets) By Sam Forgione NEW YORK, Oct 24 - Global equity markets rose on Friday after strong corporate results from Microsoft and Procter & Gamble and reduced concerns over the possible spread of Ebola boosted U.S. shares and kept
* Indexes all rise: Dow 0.76 percent, S&P 0.71 percent, Nasdaq 0.69 percent (Updates with close, new quote)
MADRID, Oct 24 - Shares in online travel agency eDreams ODIGEO plunged 59 percent on the Madrid stock exchange on Friday after British Airways and Iberia said they were withdrawing their fares from three of its websites.
NEW YORK, Oct 24 - U.S. stocks closed out their best week since January 2013 on Friday, helped by earnings from Microsoft and Procter & Gamble and as concerns eased over the possible spread of Ebola in the United States.
Oct 24 - Speculators reduced bullish bets on the dollar in the latest week after some weak U.S. economic data that further pushed out expectations for any Federal Reserve interest rate increase, data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission showed on Friday. The value of the dollar's net long position slipped to $41.20 billion in the week ended Oct. 21, from $43.04 billion the previous week. This was the first decline in U.S. dollar longs in five weeks. But it was the 10th str
* Indexes: Dow up 0.7 pct, S&P UP 0.6 pct, Nasdaq up 0.4 pct (Updates pricesd)
All American Indices
|Symb||Index||Mkt Report||Time||Last||Chg||Chg %|
|.DJI||Dow Jones Industrial Average||View||21 Oct 2014||16,549.21||+149.54||+0.91%|
|.IXIC||Nasdaq Composite Index||View||8:57pm BST||4,484.62||+31.83||+0.71%|
|.TRXFLDUSP||Thomson Reuters Equity US Index||17 Oct 2014||170.82||+1.98||+1.17%|
|.TRXFLDCAP||Thomson Reuters Equity Canada Index||17 Oct 2014||267.52||+3.32||+1.26%|
|.GSPTSE||S&P/TSX Composite Index||View||8:57pm BST||14,541.21||+54.38||+0.38%|
|.XAX||AMEX Composite Index||View||16 Oct 2014||2,530.43||+36.19||+1.45%|
|.MXX||MXSE IPC||View||8:35pm BST||43,629.04||-62.02||-0.14%|