Asian stocks rose, with the regional benchmark index headed for the highest close since March, as U.S. President Barack Obama made concessions in negotiations to break the budget impasse, according to a person familiar with the talks.
Nikkei 225 9,923.01 +94.13 +0.96%
S&P/ASX 200 4,595.2 +21.81 +0.48%
Shanghai Composite 2,162.46 +2.12 +0.10%
Samsung Electronics Co., which depends on America for a fifth of its revenue, rose 0.8 percent in Seoul after Apple Inc.’s bid to ban its rival’s products in the U.S. was denied.
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. rose 4.6 percent, pacing gains among Japanese banks on prospects the nation’s central bank may ease monetary policy further.
Tokyo Electric Power Co. surged 16 percent after jumping 33 percent yesterday on speculation Japan’s new political leadership may allow nuclear reactors to restart.
European stocks rose today, that was the first time in four days, as U.S. President Barack Obama has changed his position on tax increases, which increases the likelihood that Democrats and Republicans agree on a budget compromise.
Shares of mining company BHP Billiton Ltd (BHP) rose 0.85%, after the political leaders of China set the economic growth target of 7.5% next year. The cost of Banco Santander SA (SAN) and UBS AG (UBSN) rose by 2.2% and 1.87%, respectively, due to the growth stock lenders. Shares of Ratos AB (RATOA) fell 3.5% after the company said that this year will pay a smaller amount of dividends.
Stoxx Europe 600 Index added 0.3%, ending at the same session at 280.46.
FTSE 100 5,935.9 +23.75 +0.40% CAC 40 3,648.63 +10.53 +0.29% DAX 7,653.58 +48.64 +0.64%
Note that the highest growth of 19 industry groups today demonstrated shares of commodity producers. Most of all, this group gained shares Rio Tinto Group (+1,7%).
Shares of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA (BMPS) rose by 3.01% to 22.3 cents on the euro.
The cost of Imagination Technologies Group Plc (IMG) rose by 7.14% to 410.9 pence. As it became known, a British manufacturer of chips for tablets and smartphones is likely to reach an agreement when purchasing business MIPS Technologies Inc. It is assumed that the amount of the transaction is approximately $ 100 million
Shares of Actelion Ltd (ATLN) added 1.11% (up to 45.52 francs), after studies showed that the drug causes them to improve. In other news, now that the company will proceed to the third phase of clinical development.
Ratos price fell 5.2% to 64.90 euros, as the Swedish private equity company said it would cut dividends for 2012 to 3 euros per share from 5.50 euros last year.Shares of Heineken NV (Heia) fell by 0.44% to 49.04 euros after Bank of America Corp. 'S downgraded the shares to' neutral 'from' buy ', but said beer sales will fall from due to the weakening of the European consumer demand.
Major U.S. stock indexes after some hesitation still continued to grow, ending the session with near session highs
Growth index was summoned statements House Speaker John Boehner, who came after a meeting with representatives of the Republican Party, to discuss proposals by U.S. President Barack Obama to address the issue of "fiscal cliff." Beyener called Obama's proposal unbalanced and announced the development of a "plan B", which provides for a tax increase for citizens whose annual income exceeds $ 1 million The plan is designed to minimize the impact of that would come if the issue is "budget break" will not be solved until December 31.
Market participants are positive about the fact that the two sides are negotiating on the mortar, though they offer solutions looming problems are still very different.
Support markets have any signals that give us hope that the worst case scenario could be avoided.
Most of the components of the index DOW show a positive trend (23 of 30). Below are the remaining stock General Electric (GE, -1.50%). The leader at the moment are the shares Bank of America Corporation (BAC, +2.82%).
All sectors of the S & P show growth. Leading conglomerates sector (+1.5%).
At the close:
Dow +115.65 13,351.04 +0.87%
Nasdaq +43.93 3,054.53 +1.46%
S & P +16.43 1,446.79 +1.15%
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