SYDNEY, Oct 17 Asian equities got some welcome relief on Wednesday after upbeat U.S. earnings reports drove a rebound on Wall Street and helped restore a little faith in emerging market stocks and currencies.
* KOSPI index climbs; foreigners buy * Korean won gains versus U.S. dollar * South Korea bond yields up SEOUL, Oct 17 Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korea's KOSPI stock index added more than 1 percent on Wednesday, tracking overnight gains in Wall Street which surged on upbeat earnings reports. The Korean won strengthened against the dollar, while bond yields climbed. ** As of 0129 GMT, the KOSPI was up 31.25 points or 1.46 percent at
SYDNEY, Oct 17 Asian equities got some much needed relief on Wednesday after upbeat U.S. earnings reports drove a rebound on Wall Street and helped restore a little confidence in emerging market stocks and currencies.
Oct 16 Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc increased the size of its debut bond offering to $2 billion as orders for the private placement swelled, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the sale.
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Oct 16 Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc increased the size of its debut bond offering to $2 billion as orders for the private placement swelled during an otherwise slow week for junk-bond sales, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.
Oct 16 Goldman Sachs will limit loan growth in one of its new business areas if it sees a marked deterioration in credit quality, potentially jeopardising new Chief Executive David Solomon's task of boosting revenue by $5 billion by 2020.
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By Susan Mathew Oct 16 Latin American stocks were mostly higher on Tuesday, lifted by an upbeat Wall Street, with Brazil stocks gaining more than 2 percent while currencies firmed as the dollar steadied. Strong earnings from blue-chips sent Wall Street higher, bolstering investor sentiment toward developing market assets after a slew of geopolitical issues and a Wall Street sell-off last week took a toll on emerging markets stocks. "The adjustment in equity marke
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