U.S. Markets News
Aug 5 - London Stock Exchange Group, Europe's oldest independent bourse, said pretax profit for the first half rose 21 percent, aided primarily by robust growth in its global indexes business FTSE-Russell.
BANGKOK, Aug 5 - Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Wednesday, with Malaysia rebounding after June exports unexpectedly increased, but Thai banking shares bucked the trend ahead of the central bank's interest rate decision. The Kuala Lumpur composite index was up 0.3 percent, recouping some of its losses the previous day. The top gainer was liquefied natural gas shipper MISC Bhd, which rose 3.4 percent after a brokerage upgrade. Malaysia's June exports unexpectedly rose 5 p
TOKYO, Aug 5 - Japan's Nikkei share average posted modest gains on Wednesday as stronger earnings buoyed construction firms and real estate developers, but Toyota Motor and other cyclical shares buckled under concerns about slower global growth.
LONDON, Aug 5 - Ukrainian iron ore miner Ferrexpo said it was cautious about its full-year performance due to weakness in iron ore prices and an uncertain situation in Ukraine, as it reported a 45 percent fall in its half-year core profit.
LONDON, Aug 5 - European stocks were seen edging slightly higher on Wednesday, with financial spreadbetters expecting Britain's FTSE 100 to open 6-8 points or 0.1 percent higher, Germany's DAX to open 13-14 points or 0.1 percent higher, and France's CAC 40 to open 2-3 points or as much as 0.1 percent up. SOCIETE GENERALE The French bank targeted a slightly bigger cushion of capital and higher cost savings as it reported better-than-expected earnings. AIRBU
LONDON, Aug 5 - Financial spreadbetters expected Britain's FTSE 100 to open 6-8 points or 0.1 percent higher, Germany's DAX to open 13-14 points or 0.1 percent higher, and France's CAC 40 to open 2-3 points or as much as 0.1 percent up. MAJOR EUROPEAN COMPANIES REPORTING: CRDI.MI UniCredit SpA Earnings Releases 1SLN01AE.BV Slovnaft as Earnings Releases RAAG.DE Rational AG Earnings Releases Y
All American Indices
|Symb||Index||Mkt Report||Time||Last||Chg||Chg %|
|.DJI||Dow Jones Industrial Average||View||4 Aug 2015||17,550.69||-47.51||-0.27%|
|.IXIC||Nasdaq Composite Index||View||4 Aug 2015||5,105.55||--||--%|
|.TRXFLDUSP||Thomson Reuters Equity US Index||4 Aug 2015||188.93||-0.43||-0.23%|
|.TRXFLDCAP||Thomson Reuters Equity Canada Index||4 Aug 2015||270.62||+0.26||+0.10%|
|.GSPTSE||S&P/TSX Composite Index||View||4 Aug 2015||14,491.05||+22.61||+0.16%|
|.XAX||AMEX Composite Index||View||4 Aug 2015||2,394.59||--||--%|
|.MXX||MXSE IPC||View||4 Aug 2015||45,177.98||+274.03||+0.61%|