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  • U.S. equities sold-off as earnings disappoint

    3:43 am

    U.S. equities sold-off as earnings disappoint

    Visa beat profit and sales estimates in its fiscal third quarter results as well, but the electronic payments network cut its full year revenue growth forecasts, with shares falling almost 4% on the news and weighing on the blue chip Dow average.

  • Australia’s ASX200 trades sideways

    Fri 7:58 am

    Australia’s ASX200 trades sideways

    Australian stocks were almost unchanged today despite a fall in iron ore price with the ASX200 shedding 0.1% to 5,583.5 points. The Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index is up 0.79% to 2,121.67 points while in pre-open markets the Dow-mini slipped 3 points to 16,995.

  • Legend Mining increases footprint in Fraser Range

    Fri 4:19 am

    Legend Mining increases footprint in Fraser Range

    The new exploration licenses awarded through a recent tenement ballot further increase Legend's exposure in the Fraser Range, and with exploration programs coming up, news flow is set to increase. The company also holds 1.5 million Sirius Resources shares. Mark Creasy is the largest shareholder in Legend with around 25%.

  • Base Resources' Kwale project drives positive operating cash flows

    Fri 4:11 am

    Base Resources' Kwale project drives positive operating cash flows

    With its maiden positive operating cash flows of $4.1 million in the June quarter, Base Resources is now solidly in the ranks of mineral sands producers. Further improvements are expected from its Kwale Mineral Sands operation in Kenya.

  • Dow gives up 17,000 level as Amazon and Visa dampen sentiment

    Fri 7:56 pm

    Dow gives up 17,000 level as Amazon and Visa dampen sentiment

    U.S. stocks dropped sharply Friday as markets were weighed down by ongoing turmoil in Ukraine and Gaza, while Amazon shed more than 10% on the back of some disappointing quarterly results and Visa was hurt by its weak outlook.

  • TSX advances as miners climb on gold rally; TransForce jumps

    Fri 5:52 pm

    TSX advances as miners climb on gold rally; TransForce jumps

    Canadian shares advanced for a fourth day, led by miners following a rally in gold and as TransForce Inc. and MDC Partners Inc. climbed on better-than-expected quarterly results. The benchmark Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index (TSE:OSPTX) rose 0.7 percent to 15,495.21 at 12:18 p.m. in Toronto. Almost three shares advanced for every two stocks that declined as 6 out of 10 main industries gained. 

  • Bacanora jumps 33% in Toronto on premium AIM debut

    Fri 5:52 pm

    Bacanora jumps 33% in Toronto on premium AIM debut

    Mexican specialist minerals firm Bacanora (CVE:BCN) (LON:BCN) has made a premium AIM debut, trading at as much as 100p in London, the junior market’s new addition was up massively from its IPO price.

  • Wall Street tanks as Visa, Amazon, Pandora tumble

    Fri 4:58 pm

    Wall Street tanks as Visa, Amazon, Pandora tumble

    U.S. stocks dropped sharply Friday as markets were weighed down by ongoing turmoil in Ukraine and Gaza, while Amazon shed more than 10% on the back of some disappointing quarterly results and Visa was hurt by its weak outlook.