Asia doing pretty well despite China woes

Asia doing pretty well despite China woes

AAP International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde says Asian economies are doing "pretty well" despite the volatility created by China's slowdown and unease on global financial markets. A fresh round of volatility shook Asian and European stocks on Wednesday, as further evidence of slowing growth in China's economy overshadowed global markets. Financial markets have gyrated recently on the…

Australian Markets

  • Stocks to watch at noon on Thursday AAP - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 12:08 PM AEST
    Stocks to watch at noon on Thursday

    Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange on Thursday, Aug 27: ASL - AUSDRILL - up one cent, or 4.8 per cent, to 22 cents Mining services group Ausdrill has posted a $175.6 million full year loss ...

  • Investors stunned by Aussie market recovery AAP - Tue, Aug 25, 2015 4:40 PM AEST
    Investors stunned by Aussie market recovery

    The Australian share market has closed higher after Chinese fourth-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data beat expectations.

  • Stocks to watch at noon on Friday AAP - Fri, Aug 7, 2015 12:25 PM AEST

    Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at noon on Friday.

  • Stocks to watch at close on Tuesday AAP - Tue, Aug 4, 2015 4:20 PM AEST

    Mining giant BHP Billiton has been given until 2016 to go ahead with the expansion at the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia.

  • Aust shares close flat AAP - Fri, Jul 17, 2015 4:17 PM AEST

    Australian shares have finished flat as all eyes turn to a meeting of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

  • Merck board OKs additional $10 billion stock buyback plan Associated Press - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 8:36 AM AEDT

    Merck & Co. says its board approved the repurchase of up to $10 billion more of its stock. The drugmaker said Tuesday that amount will be added to the $1.7 billion remaining available for repurchase under ...

  • Whiting and McCormick are big market movers Associated Press - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 7:39 AM AEDT

    Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Whiting Petroleum Corp., down $7.48 to $30.91 The oil and gas company priced a ...

  • Ahead of the Bell: Chesapeake Energy shares stage rally Associated Press - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 12:27 AM AEDT

    When your stock price tumbles faster than the cost for a barrel of oil, it's hard for a company like Chesapeake Energy to give investors something to cheer about. But the Oklahoma City oil and gas provider ...

  • European stocks rise in opening deals AFP - Fri, Mar 20, 2015 10:18 AM AEDT
    European stocks rise in opening deals

    Europe's main stock markets advanced at the start of trade on Friday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.27 percent at 6,981.23 points. Elsewhere, Frankfurt's DAX 30 index added 0.36 percent to ...

  • GoDaddy plans to raise as much as $418 million in IPO Associated Press - Fri, Mar 20, 2015 7:48 AM AEDT

    GoDaddy, the Web hosting company known for its racy Super Bowl commercials, said Thursday that it hopes to raise as much as $418 million in an initial public offering. GoDaddy said in June that it was ...

 

Company Finances

  • New Brew Made From Treated Charles River Water Announced by Harpoon Brewery and Desalitech GlobeNewswire - 16 minutes ago

    BOSTON, Sept. 02, 2015-- Boston-based craft brewer Harpoon Brewery and Desalitech, an innovative water treatment company based in Newton, today announced an exciting new collaboration to treat and brew ...

  • Tupperware shares rise on 3Q outlook Associated Press - 21 minutes ago

    Tupperware jumped 5 percent in early trading Wednesday after the company said that sales are looking better as international markets improve. Tupperware said it is tracking toward the high end of its sales ...

  • Research and Markets: India Wine Market Outlook, 2021 - Sula Vineyards Dominates the Market Business Wire - 1 hour 17 minutes ago

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6994qm/india_wine_market ) has announced the addition of the "India Wine Market Outlook, 2021" report ...

  • MIT CTL and UPS Support Solar Electric Car Project GlobeNewswire - 1 hour 41 minutes ago

    Cambridge, MA -- The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL) is sponsoring a project to race a new solar electric car called Arcturus in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, Australia, in ...

  • 8 Stocks to Buy for 'Star Wars' Fans US News - 1 hour 45 minutes ago

    The newest film should boost these stocks. Our friends at The Walt Disney Co . can't wait until December. More than three months before the long-awaited "Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens" ...

  • The 9 Best Sales of Labor Day 2015 US News - 1 hour 45 minutes ago

    This year, we've taken the labor out of Labor Day shopping so you can sit back, relax and shop. Labor Day is more than a weekend-long affair at Best Buy, and customers can use this promotion to bring home a new washer, dryer or other appliance at a low price. Through Sept. 16, the store is hosting a Major Appliance Sale, with deals of up to 30 percent off on select models.

  • Perry Ellis International Announces Expansion of Partnership With American Traveler for Original Pen … GlobeNewswire - 1 hour 45 minutes ago

    MIAMI -- Perry Ellis International, Inc. (PEI) (NASDAQ:PERY) announced today that it has entered into a license agreement with American Traveler Inc., granting rights to design, manufacture and market ...

  • SunOpta Inc. Provides Update on Allentown Facility Aseptic and Filling Operations Expansion GlobeNewswire - 3 hours ago

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- SunOpta Inc. , a leading global company focused on organic, non-genetically modified and healthy foods, today provided an update on the expansion of aseptic processing and filling capabilities ...

  • Ahead of the Bell: US factory orders Associated Press - 3 hours ago
    Ahead of the Bell: US factory orders

    The Commerce Department will release its report on July orders to U.S. factories at 10 a.m. Eastern Wednesday. ORDERS UP: Economists believe that orders rose 0.9 percent, according to a survey by the data ...

  • India SUV maker rides into US market ... on a scooter Associated Press - 7 hours ago
    India SUV maker rides into US market ... on a scooter

    India's largest SUV maker is ready to make its debut on U.S. roads. But it's starting with two wheels, not four. Mahindra hopes to win over city and campus dwellers with a $2,999, Vespa-like electric scooter ...