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IMF members set aside trade split as French vote rattles nerves
International Monetary Fund members on Saturday dropped a pledge to fight protectionism amid a split over trade policy and turned their attention to another looming threat to global economic integration: the first round of France's presidential election.
Verizon's profit sinks as it loses wireless subscribers
Verizon's profit sunk 20 percent in its first quarter as it lost subscribers for its wireless cellphone service
Oil dives, sending U.S. crude below $50 for first time in two weeks
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices tumbled more than 2 percent on Friday, notching the biggest weekly decline in more than a month on mounting evidence that U.S. production and inventory growth were offsetting OPEC's attempts to reduce the global crude glut.
EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso slips in worst week since January
By Mitra Taj and Miguel Gutierrez
MEXICO CITY, April 21 (Reuters) - Mexico's peso eased on
Friday amid global jitters over the French election, posting its
worst weekly loss since the start of the year.
Markets braced for the first round of the French
presidential election on Sunday ahead of a runoff between the
top two candidates on May 7.
In Mexico, Latin America's No.2 economy, the stock index
also weakened ahead of first-quarter earnings that many
UPDATE 8-Oil dives, sending U.S. crude below $50 for first time in 2 weeks
* Russian energy minister won't say whether to join new OPEC
(New throughout, updates prices, market activity, data and
comments to settlement)
GLOBAL MARKETS-Oil off on supply fears; stocks slip before French election
* U.S. crude dips below $50 a barrel for first time since
What recall? Samsung S8 buyers expected to leave smoky past behind
A survey suggests heavy demand for the new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S+, the first major handset release since the Note 7 recalls.
Wall Street Dips Before French Election, but Up for Week
U.S. stocks dipped on Friday as investors were cautious ahead of the first round of the closely contested French presidential election, but the S&P 500 managed to notch its first weekly gain in three.
BRIEF-Park National Corp Q1 earnings per share $1.31
* Park National Corporation reports first quarter 2017
Wall Street slips ahead of French election
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks dipped on Friday as investors were cautious ahead of the first round of the closely-contested French presidential election, but the S&P 500 managed to notch its first weekly gain in three.
HDFC Bank Q4 net rises 18% to Rs 3,990 cr
HDFC Bank, the country's second largest in the private sector in terms of assets, reported an 18.3 per cent rise in both its fourth quarter as well as yearly net profit.This was so even as provisioning increased, mainly on the asset classification leeway given in the third quarter by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and due to aggressive expansion of the loan book in the fourth quarter.Profit for the financial year's fourth quarter ended March was Rs 3,990 crore; for all of 2016-17, it was 14,549.7 crore. This is the second quarter in a row that the bank reported quarterly profit growth below 20 per cent; it is also the first time in its history that yearly profit growth has dipped below 20 per cent.Analysts were expecting quarterly net profit of Rs 3,956 crore. The bank's shares rose 2.4 per cent to close at Rs 1,496.75 a share, having hit a lifetime high of Rs 1,499 in the trading session. Provisions and contingencies for the fourth quarter were Rs 1,261.8 crore, as against Rs 662.5 .
Stocks finish lower, but notch largest weekly gain in 2 months
U.S. stocks finished lower on Friday, but still managed to notch their first weekly gain in three weeks and largest in two months, as President Donald Trump said he'd soon release his long-anticipated tax-reform plan. Stocks moved off their session lows after Trump's announcement, with the S&P 500 index shedding 7.13 points, or 0.3%, to 2,348.70, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 30.95 points, or 0.2%, to 20,547.76. The Nasdaq Composite Index was off 6.26 points, or 0.1%, to 5,910.52. Strong corporate earnings helped support stocks, offsetting anxieties surrounding Sunday's first-round vote in the French presidential election. Schlumberger Ltd. shares skidded after the oilfield-services company's quarterly revenue missed Wall Street expectations. Shares of Mattel Inc. also slumped after the company's earnings disappointed. In other markets, oil prices fell 2.4%, capping off a weekly drop of roughly 7%.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
Sports Direct marks first move into US with deal for two retailers
UK retailer to buy Bob’s Stores and Eastern Mountain out of bankruptcy for $101m
S&P 500 Edges Lower Ahead of French Election
U.S. stocks edged lower on Friday as investors exercised caution ahead of the first round of the closely contested French presidential election, although the S&P 500 remained on track for its first weekly gain in three.
Oil ends under $50 as signs of rising U.S. output cast doubts over OPEC-cut extension
Oil prices ended sharply lower on Friday, settling below $50 a barrel for the first time this month and losing more than 7% for the week. Signs of further gains in U.S. crude output, including data from Baker Hughes showing a 14th straight weekly rise in active U.S. oil rigs, helped to cast some doubt that other major oil producers will stick to their pledge to curb production. June WTI crude dropped $1.09, or 2.2%, to settle at $49.62 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Prices for the June contract lost 7.4% or the week.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
BRIEF-BANK OF THE JAMES Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.17
* BANK OF THE JAMES ANNOUNCES FIRST QUARTER 2017 FINANCIAL
RESULTS AND DECLARATION OF DIVIDEND
Wall Street slips as investors eye French election
(Reuters) - Wall Street edged lower in early afternoon trading on Friday as investors held off from making risky bets ahead of the first round of the closely contested French presidential election.
CPS’ Originations Declined 26% Amid ‘Scattered’ Tax Returns, CEO Says
The first quarter was slow for Consumer Portfolio Services, and for the auto finance industry as a whole, because the tax return boost — which has historically propelled the quarter — has become “scattered,” Charles Bradley, chief executive of CPS said during its earnings call yesterday. The auto lender experienced aRead More
Should Boeing Worry Now That Airbus Has Delivered First A321neo to Virgin America?
Oil Dives, US Crude Below $50 for First Time in 2 Weeks
Oil prices tumbled on Friday, on track for the biggest weekly drop in a month on renewed concerns that increasing U.S. production and high inventories will thwart OPEC's attempts to reduce the global crude glut.
UPDATE 6-Oil dives, U.S. crude below $50 for first time in 2 weeks
* Oil on track for biggest weekly drop in a month
(New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments;
new byline, changes dateline, previous LONDON)
HIGHLIGHTS-The Trump presidency on April 21 at 12:00 p.m. EDT/1600 GMT
April 21 (Reuters) - Highlights for U.S. President Donald
Trump's administration :
Trump wades into France's presidential election, tweeting
that he expected the killing of a policeman in central Paris to
have a big impact on Sunday's vote.
Trump and his fellow Republicans who control Congress face
their first major budget test next week, with the threat of a
U.S. government shutdown potentially hinging on his pro
UK set for first full day without coal power
The National Grid confident of achieving the feat as natural gas plays a bigger role in supply.
U.S. stocks open flat as French election looms
U.S. stocks opened little-changed as investors adopted a wait-and-see approach ahead of the first round of voting in the French presidential election, which takes place Sunday. The S&P 500 index was unchanged at 2,355, The Dow Jones Industrial Average was flat at 20,592. The Nasdaq Composite Index was little-changed at 5,915. While centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron remains the favorite to win overall, some fear that the National Front's Marine Le Pen and far-left contender Jean Luc Melenchon might advance to the second round, an upset that would lead to a "nightmare scenario" for markets. Corporate earnings reports released Friday before the bell were generally positive, as shares of industrial conglomerate General Electric Co. rallied after its earnings surpassed expectations. Honeywell International Inc. also beat, sending shares higher. Meanwhile, shares of Mattel Inc. slumped after the toy maker's quarterly results, released late Thursday, missed the mark.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
Interpublic Q1 profit beats estimates, but revenue falls short
Interpublic Group of Cos. said Friday it had net income of $21.5 million, or 5 cents a share, in the first quarter, up from $5.4 million, or 1 cent a share, in the year-earlier period. The operator of advertising agencies said revenue edged up to $1.75 billion from $1.74 billion. The FactSet consensus was for EPS of 3 cents and revenue of $1.76 billion. "Against very challenging comparisons, we showed solid organic revenue growth in the quarter, with contributions from across our agencies and all marketing disciplines," Chief Executive Michael Roth said in a statement. The first quarter is usually a seasonally small one for Interpublic, he said, but the company is on track to achieve full-year targets of organic revenue growth of 3% to 4% and to improve operating margins by 50 basis points. Shares were not yet active in premarket trade, but have gained 7% in 2017, while the S&P 500 has gained 5%. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
Biggest fall in UK retail sales in seven years
Sales were down 1.4% in the first quarter of 2017, their biggest decline since early 2010.
What election? French yields fall, euro steadies as vote looms
LONDON (Reuters) - Global markets appeared largely calm on Friday, the last day of trading before the first round of France's closely fought presidential election, with French bond yields hitting a three-month low and the euro treading water.
UPDATE 11-Arkansas executes first inmate in 12 years
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 20 (Reuters) - Arkansas executed
its first inmate in 12 years on Thursday after a protracted
legal battle that questioned aspects of the use of the death
penalty in the United States, which fell to a quarter-century
low in 2016.
UPDATE 8-Supreme Court clears way for Arkansas' first execution in 12 years
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme
Court cleared the way on Thursday for Arkansas to conduct its
first execution in 12 years by removing holds on the lethal
injection of a death row inmate, just 30 minutes before the
state's death warrant expired.
Nikkei poised for first weekly gain in 6, but Fujifilm shudders on probe
TOKYO, April 21 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks rose to 1-1/2
week highs on Friday as global investors bet that U.S. tax
reforms are getting back on track,
but Fujifilm Holdings tumbled after it delayed its earnings
release due to an accounting probe.
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