24 Jul pm11:48
Asian stocks bolstered by US economic data
Japan's Nikkei 225 gained 0.6 percent to 15,387.28 and South Korea's Kospi was up 0.3 percent to 2,036.20.
24 Jul pm09:38
Facebook stock soars, as company briefly passes I...
For a time on Thursday, a company based on sharing "likes" and photos was worth more than storied computer pioneer IBM.
24 Jul pm05:28
NZ stocks rise on Xero's US listing plans
New Zealand shares rose, paced by Xero after the cloud-based accounting software firm said it is mulling a New York listing where shares in Facebook and Apple have rebounded.
24 Jul pm01:18
US stocks stall in late afternoon amid earnings
Investors reacted to quarterly results from companies across several industries, including Facebook, Ford and Caterpillar.
24 Jul am11:17
Morgan Stanley paying $275M to settle SEC charges
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement Thursday with the Wall Street bank.
24 Jul am11:17
US jobless claims fall
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in nearly 8-1/2 years last week, suggesting the labour market recovery was gaining traction.
24 Jul am09:08
Toronto stock market set to rise on earnings news...
The Toronto stock market was set for a sharply higher open Thursday amid encouraging Chinese and European manufacturing data and strong earnings reports.
24 Jul am05:01
Bulgarian lawmakers pave way for election with ba...
Bulgarian lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to accept Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski's resignation on Thursday, paving the way for an interim government to take over in August and a snap election in early October.
24 Jul am12:54
Swiss drug maker Roche posts 7 percent profit dro...
The world's biggest manufacturer of cancer drugs, which reports earnings every six months, said it had 5.641 billion Swiss francs in net income from April to June, down from 6.047 billion francs in the comparable period of 2013.
23 Jul pm10:49
US stocks drift following mixed corporate earning...
After two days of jury selection, lawyers are poised to give opening statements in the trial of a Detroit-area man who opened his front door and shot an unarmed woman, killing her.