Stock and commodity exchanges

February 11, 2019 - 6:23 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Netherlands-based Euronext has increased its offer to acquire the Oslo stock exchange, stepping up a bidding war with rival Nasdaq, which owns all the other bourses in the Nordic-Baltic region. Euronext offered Monday 158 kroner ($18.25) per share, up from a previous bid...
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In this Feb. 26, 2018 file photo, a woman shows the new Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 during the Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain. Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi filed documents Thursday, May 3, 2018, with Hong Kong’s stock exchange operator for an initial public offering that could be the world’s biggest share sale in years. Beijing-based Xiaomi is the world’s fourth biggest smartphone maker by shipment volume, according to International Data Corp.(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti, File)
May 03, 2018 - 6:15 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi filed documents Thursday with Hong Kong's stock exchange operator for an initial public offering that could be the world's biggest share sale in years. Beijing-based Xiaomi is the world's fourth biggest smartphone maker by shipment volume, according...
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January 18, 2018 - 12:04 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Financial regulators in China say cross-border capital flows hit a turning point in 2017 as foreign currency reserve levels stabilized after two years of declines. Wang Chungying, a spokeswoman for China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange, said Thursday that the supply and...
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January 11, 2018 - 3:50 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign exchange regulator on Thursday challenged a report it might slow or stop purchases of U.S. Treasury debt due to trade tensions with Washington as "fake news." The State Administration of Foreign Exchange, one of the biggest holders of Treasuries, said it is a "...
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In this Oct. 19, 2017, photo, Yip Wing-keung, a trading manager at local brokerage Christfund Securities, wearing his red trading jacket, walks at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Hong Kong's last remaining stock market floor traders are taking their final orders as the exchange prepares to shut its trading hall, joining other world exchanges in going fully automated. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
October 20, 2017 - 12:29 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's last remaining stock market floor traders are taking their final orders as the exchange prepares to shut its trading hall. The bourse's operator, Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing, says it will close the trading hall by the end of the month and turn the space into a...
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June 28, 2017 - 11:23 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The battered British pound rose sharply after the head of the Bank of England made remarks that could be seen as bringing an interest-rate increase closer. The pound traded 1 percent higher on the day at $1.2938. The pound's value against the U.S. dollar jumped after the...
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