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  • As certain companies see major slumps in their values, established hi-tech stocks are proving resilient

  • U.S. stocks ended a holiday-shortened week with mostly modest gains on Thursday, though the S&P 500 notched its biggest weekly advance since July as Morgan Stanley and General Electric rallied after strong ...

  • Weibo Woes Amid Disappointing Nasdaq Flotation

    The cloud over tech stocks has dampened expectations for Weibo - China's version of Twitter - which has begun trading on the Nasdaq in New York today. The share flotation was priced at the lower end of ...

  • Sina Weibo shares jump 19% in US debut

    People walk by the Nasdaq exchange in Times Square moments before China's Weibo began trading on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker symbol WB on April 17, 2014 in New York City

  • U.S. stocks advanced slightly in choppy trading on Thursday after three days of gains, as underwhelming results from tech bellwethers Google and IBM were offset by upbeat quarterly numbers, including those ...

  • Flotation on Nasdaq of China's Twitter seen as test of investor appetite for tech stocks

  • Flotation on Nasdaq of China's Twitter seen as test of investor appetite for tech stocks

  • Flotation on Nasdaq of China's Twitter seen as test of investor appetite for tech stocks

  • Flotation on Nasdaq of China's Twitter seen as test of investor appetite for tech stocks

  • Sina Weibo shares jump more than 10% after IPO

    A man walks past the office entrance of Sina Weibo, widely known as China's equivalent to Twitter, in Beijing on April 16, 2014

  • U.S. stocks were little changed in choppy trading on Thursday following three days of gains, as underwhelming results from tech giants Google and IBM were offset by upbeat quarterly numbers including those ...

  • Sina Weibo shares jump more than 10% after IPO

    A man walks past the office entrance of Sina Weibo, widely known as China's equivalent to Twitter, in Beijing on April 16, 2014

  • Shipping companies are turning to equity markets to fill a growing funding gap, betting that investors hungry for decent returns will provide capital to a sector recovering from its worst downturn since the 1980s. Alternative investors such as private equity firms have been snapping up shipping assets including loan portfolios …

  • Sina Weibo shares jump more than 10% after IPO

    A man walks past the office entrance of Sina Weibo, widely known as China's equivalent to Twitter, in Beijing on April 16, 2014

  • Technology stocks are falling. Choose your targets wisely, says Harvey Jones.

  • Should You Invest In The TSB Flotation? Fool.co.uk - 14 hours ago

    Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON: LLOY) is set to sell off TSB.

  • Sina Weibo shares jump more than 10% after IPO

    A man walks past the office entrance of Sina Weibo, widely known as China's equivalent to Twitter, in Beijing on April 16, 2014

  • Weibo Woes Ahead Of Nasdaq Flotation Sky News - 18 hours ago
    Weibo Woes Amid Disappointing Nasdaq Flotation

    The cloud over tech stocks has dampened expectations for Weibo - China's version of Twitter - which will begin trading on the Nasdaq in New York today. The share flotation was priced at the lower end of ...

  • STOCKS NEWS EUROPE-TUI AG up after Hapag-Lloyd deal Reuters - UK Focus - 19 hours ago

    Shares in German travel and tourism group TUI AG rise by 4 percent, the top MDAX gainer, after shipping firm Hapag-Lloyd, in which it holds a 22 percent stake, agrees to a tie-up with Chilean peer Vapores ...

  • Sina Weibo shares jump more than 10% after IPO

    A man walks past the office entrance of Sina Weibo, widely known as China's version of Twitter, in Beijing on April 16, 2014

  • US STOCKS-Wall St gains on Yellen comments and Yahoo; BofA falls Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 16, 2014 21:41 BST

    U.S. stocks rose 1 percent on Wednesday, advancing for a third straight session as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reaffirmed the central bank's commitment to keeping interest rates low and Yahoo rallied. ...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St up on Chinese and US data, Yellen comments Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 16, 2014 18:30 BST

    * China's growth slows, but exceeds median forecast * U.S. industrial production rises for second month * Yellen re-affirms monetary policy support * Indexes up: Dow 0.6 pct, S&P 0.6 pct, Nasdaq 0.6 pct (Updates prices, changes comment, adds Yellen)

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares up on China relief, Ukraine strains remain Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 16, 2014 16:45 BST

    Global equity markets advanced broadly on Wednesday after growth in China beat expectations and cheered investors worried about its economy, while the dollar slid on the growing view the Federal Reserve ...

  • Alibaba steals Yahoo's thunder ahead of IPO AFP - Wed, Apr 16, 2014 16:09 BST
    Alibaba steals Yahoo's thunder ahead of IPO

    A Chinese Alibaba employee walks through a communal space at the company headquarters in Hangzhou on June 20, 2012

  • US STOCKS-Wall St gains after Chinese data, Yahoo up on Alibaba Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 16, 2014 15:32 BST

    * China's growth slows, but exceeds median forecast * Bank of America (TLO: BAC.TI - news) posts loss, shares fall * Indexes up: Dow 0.6 pct, S&P 0.5 pct, Nasdaq 0.6 pct (Updates prices, adds comment) NEW YORK (Frankfurt: HX6.F - news) , April 16 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose for a third straight session on Wednesday …

  • US STOCKS-Wall St to rise after Chinese data, Yahoo up on Alibaba Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 16, 2014 13:51 BST

    U.S. stocks were set to rise at the open on Wednesday after China's economic growth exceeded expectations and Yahoo shares rallied on the strength of revenue growth in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, ...

  • US STOCKS-Futures gain after Chinese data, Yahoo up on Alibaba Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Apr 16, 2014 12:48 BST

    U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday after China's economic growth came in above expectations and Yahoo shares rallied on the strength of revenue growth in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, in which ...

  • Alibaba growth surges ahead of IPO Telegraph - Wed, Apr 16, 2014 01:07 BST

    Chinese internet giant saw net income in the first quarter more than double year-on-year to $1.35bn

  • Yahoo sees signs of growth in 'core' AFP - Tue, Apr 15, 2014 22:45 BST
    Yahoo sees signs of growth in 'core'

    Yahoo reported a stronger-than-expected first-quarter profit Tuesday, results hailed by chief executive Marissa Mayer as showing growth in the Web giant's "core" business

  • Yahoo profit beats estimates at $312 mn AFP - Tue, Apr 15, 2014 22:15 BST
    Yahoo sees signs of growth in 'core'

    Yahoo reported a stronger-than-expected first-quarter profit Tuesday, results hailed by chief executive Marissa Mayer as showing growth in the Web giant's "core" business

  • Tech bubble fears are overblown Telegraph - Tue, Apr 15, 2014 16:53 BST

    Smart money backs the promise of tech over the pessimism of the short-term market, says enterprise columnist Michael Hayman

  • Labelux aims for Jimmy Choo share offer this autumn-sources Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Apr 15, 2014 15:27 BST

    Privately owned luxury group Labelux has hired Bank of America Merrill Lynch to advise it on a possible London market flotation of Jimmy Choo this autumn that could value the upmarket shoemaker at over 900 million pounds ($1.5 billion), industry and financial sources said. A. Benckiser (JAB), the investment holding company …

  • GRAPHENE maker Haydale Graphene Industries made its debut on the Alternative Investment Market yesterday but weak investor demand saw its shares close below their offer price.After an opening price of ...

  • Twitter founders, CEO to keep shares after 'lockup' AFP - Mon, Apr 14, 2014 18:26 BST
    Twitter founders, CEO to keep shares after 'lockup'

    (L-R) Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, Twitter co-founder Evan Williams and Twitter co-founder Biz Stone applaud while celebrating the company's IPO on November 7, 2013 in New ...

  • Asia: Markets mixed ahead of China growth figures Sharecast - Mon, Apr 14, 2014 11:11 BST

    Stock markets in Tokyo nursed slim losses on Monday, tracking a weak close on Wall Street, although bargain hunters limited bigger losses.

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