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World Stock markets Update today

Sep. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Australia's benchmark stock index, the S&P ...
Bloomberg - USA
Among the stocks in the index, 82 rose, 36 fell and 83 were unchanged. Gains in the S&P/ASX 200 Index were led by Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd, ...Estrategia, perspectiva diaria desde marzo de 2007 en Ibex35, EuroStoxx50 y Dax Xetra
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Indian shares higher in afternoon trade led by energy, tech stocks
CNNMoney.com - USA
Satyam was up 3 pct to 444 rupees after the company announced the launch of a new solutions centre in Brisbane, Australia. The baking sector, however, ...
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Australia's Wesfarmers sees all divisions except coal posting ...
Forbes - NY,USA
Accepting Coles shareholders will receive new Wesfarmers price-protected shares as well as ordinary shares in a deal designed to limit downside if the stock ...
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Financials Surge in Tokyo
123Jump.com - Miami Beach,FL,USA
5:00AM New York, 5:00 PM Sydney - Stocks in Australia jumped to a record close on the dollar reaching eighteen year high. In Sydney trading ASX 200 Index ...
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Foster's May Be Due for a Happy Hour
Wall Street Journal - USA
Last week, he wrote that "it is likely to be a very tough couple of years for Foster's Australian business." Mr. Errington says he expects the Australian ...
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Asian Shares Rise On Wall Street Gains; Hang Seng Breaches 27000 ...
RTT News - Williamsville,NY,USA
A weaker yen boosted the export-oriented stocks and drove Tokyo shares higher. Gains in the tech sector also supported the markets. ...
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Macquarie Bank Agrees to Buy Orion Financial Business in Canada
Bloomberg - USA
Macquarie's shares closed at A$80.27 ($70.25) on the Australian stock exchange yesterday. Orion, a securities firm with offices in Toronto, ...
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Business Briefing
Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA
First Sound Bank of Seattle said it has agreed to buy Bellevue-based Puget Sound Leasing Co. in a cash and stock deal; specific terms weren't disclosed. .

 

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