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  • Dow ends week lower but holds above 17,000 points

    3:27 am

    Dow ends week lower but holds above 17,000 points

    U.S. stocks wavered between gains and losses as investors weighed comments from central bank leaders for clues to monetary policy amid rising geopolitical tension. Gold gained. The ASX SPI 200 is off ten points to 5599.

  • ASX200 marks seventh straight gain

    Fri 7:43 am

    ASX200 marks seventh straight gain

    Australian stocks have ended the week on a marginally positive note with the ASX200 up 0.1% to 5,645.6 points. The Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index is up 0.22% to 2,235.36 points while in pre-open markets the Dow Mini is up 20 points to 17,036.

  • SomnoMed marks seventh year of growth, forecasts higher earnings

    Thu 2:40 am

    SomnoMed marks seventh year of growth, forecasts higher earnings

    The rapid growth in the adoption of SomnoMed’s sleep apnea products in Europe as well as completion of its U.S. medical initiative are expected to help drive earnings growth in the 2015 financial year. EBITA is forecast at $2 million to $4 million on revenues of $32.5 million. Shares are expected to move higher today.

  • Regeneus in stem cell manufacturing partnership with Cryosite

    Thu 1:11 am

    Regeneus in stem cell manufacturing partnership with Cryosite

    The collaboration agreement on the development and manufacture of new stem cell products includes fast-tracking production of Regeneus’ Progenza human osteoarthritis stem cell treatment for preclinical and clinical trials that will enable market entry into Japan.

  • U.S. shares seesaw amid Yellen, Draghi comments, Ukraine tension

    Fri 8:51 pm

    U.S. shares seesaw amid Yellen, Draghi comments, Ukraine tension

    U.S. stocks wavered between gains and losses as investors weighed comments from central bank leaders for clues to monetary policy amid rising geopolitical tension. The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) was little changed at 1,991.64 at 3:20 p.m. in New York. The 30-company Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) skidded 0.1 percent.  The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) rose 0.3 percent. 

  • TSX slides on Ukraine tension, Yellen remarks

    Fri 6:01 pm

    TSX slides on Ukraine tension, Yellen remarks

    Canadian shares slid as tensions escalated in Ukraine and investors scrutinized comments on monetary policy by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. The benchmark Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index (TSE:OSPTX) was down 0.1 percent at 15,536.80 at 12:21 p.m. in Toronto. Five shares declined for every four stocks that advanced as 6 out of 10 main industries gained.

  • Wall Street slides on Ukraine as Yellen speech yields no surprises

    Fri 4:53 pm

    Wall Street slides on Ukraine as Yellen speech yields no surprises

    U.S. stocks mostly dipped Friday as renewed tensions arose in Ukraine, coming after a speech from Fed chair Janet Yellen that largely matched expectations.

  • Moko brews up political app storm with BNR and VOYCIT launches coming shortly

    Fri 3:06 pm

    Moko brews up political app storm with BNR and VOYCIT launches coming shortly

    Moko Social Media (NASDAQ:MOKO), which completed its IPO listing in the US in July, updated investors on Friday on the development of its mobile apps in its political division, with the new Bluenationreview.com (BNR) app set to launch next month.