LONDON, May 17 (Reuters) – Britain’s top share index hit fresh five and a half year highs on Friday, as banks were buoyed by an upgrade, the prospect of the end of state ownership in the sector and…
LONDON (Reuters) – A spike in U.S. demand for flu drug Tamiflu and strong sales of mainstay cancer medicines lifted first-quarter sales at Roche Holding AG by a bigger-than-expected 5 percent.
LONDON, April 10 (Reuters) – Britain’s benchmark equity index rose for a third consecutive day on Wednesday, with some technical indicators showing scope for more gains and robust Chinese import data…
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Blue-chip technology stocks led Wall Street higher, lifting the Dow to a record intraday high by early afternoon trading on Tuesday after investors used the morning’s modest decline as an opportunity to buy.
* Dow hits fresh highs, S&P 2 pct away from record intraday high
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military will formally end its ban on women serving in frontline combat roles, officials said on Wednesday, in a move that could open thousands of fighting jobs to female service members for the first time.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street rose on Thursday, with the S&P 500 hitting a five-year intraday high, on improved housing and jobs data as well as better-than-expected results from online marketplace eBay .
TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares and other risk assets rose on Tuesday as signs of compromise sparked new optimism that the U.S. “fiscal cliff” budget tussle could be settled before tax hikes and spending cuts begin to bite early next … Continue reading
(Reuters) – Home Depot Inc raised its full-year outlook on Tuesday, even before considering any future sales lift from superstorm Sandy, as the retailer benefited from a recent uptick in the U.S….
Shares in Thailand’s biggest cinema operator, Major Cineplex Group Pcl hit a five-month high, outperforming the media subindex, on the back of a strong cinema advertising spending, brokers said.