Stock Indices

16/10/2017           10:30 am

  • Spanish stocks lagged a steady European market in early deals on Monday, as uncertainty over the Catalonia crisis and a profit warning from renewable energy firm Siemens Gamesa weighed.
  • Japan's financial regulator is likely to include exchange rates in forward contracts under fair disclosure rules for listed companies, according to two sources with direct knowledge of matter and a draft of guidelines seen by Reuters.
  • Asian shares rallied to a decade high on Monday as upbeat Chinese data boosted commodity prices, while the euro extended losses after the Catalan leader failed to give a clear answer to whether or not he declared independence from Spain.
  • Carrefour named Matthieu Malige as finance director on Monday, two months after the world's second-biggest supermarket retailer behind Wal-Mart warned on its 2017 operating profit.
  • Food services company Aramark said on Monday it would buy Avendra LLC, majority owned by Marriott International Inc, and uniform and linen supplier AmeriPride Services Inc for a total of $2.35 billion, before tax benefit adjustments.
  • Viacom Inc and Charter Communications Inc agreed on a short-term extension of their renewal deadline, a source familiar with the matter said, as the companies aim to avoid the immediate blackout of Viacom networks.
  • The three largest U.S. clearing houses have all passed stress tests assessing whether they could handle a major market shock, the country's derivatives regulator said on Monday.
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