Bhaskar Prasad

  • US Stock Futures Signal Higher OpenUS Stock Futures Signal Higher Open

    November 19 2012 3:40 AM

    The U.S. stock index futures point to a higher open Monday ahead of the National Association of Realtors' home sales report.

  • Japanese Yen Touches 7-Month Low Japanese Yen Touches 7-Month Low

    November 19 2012 2:09 AM

    Japanese yen hit the lowest against the U.S. dollar in the last seven months Monday amid reports that policymakers in Japan were under pressure to further loosen the monetary policy to revive the economy.

  • Asian Markets Rise Amid US Budget Agreement ExpectationAsian Markets Rise Amid US Budget Agreement Expectation

    November 19 2012 1:10 AM

    Most of the Asian markets rose Monday as investor sentiment turned positive amid hopes that the U.S. congressional leaders will come to an agreement with President Barack Obama in taking the measures to overcome the lingering fiscal cliff.

  • Thailand’s Economic Growth Slows Down To 3% In Q3

    November 18 2012 11:02 PM

    Thailand’s economic growth slowed down in the third quarter compared to that in the previous quarter, indicating that the weak global demand continues to affect the country’s economy.

  • Japan’s Contracting Economy: Investors Call For Easing MeasuresJapan’s Contracting Economy: Investors Call For Easing Measures

    November 16 2012 11:50 PM

    With Japan's gross domestic product contracting in the third quarter compared to that in the previous quarter, investors feel that there is an urgent need to take measures for enhancing the growth potential of the economy.

  • Weekly Roundup: US Fiscal Cliff Concerns Weigh Down Asian StocksWeekly Roundup: US Fiscal Cliff Concerns Weigh Down Asian Stocks

    November 16 2012 11:15 PM

    Most Asian markets fell in the week with the investor sentiment remaining negative following the concerns that the U.S. would face the fiscal cliff, consisting of tax rises and spending cuts, at the beginning of next year.

  • Pre-Market MoversPre-Market Movers

    November 16 2012 6:25 AM

    Infosys Ltd, AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc, Toyota Motor Corporation, Recon Technology Ltd, Dell Inc, Deutsche Bank AG, Rio Tinto Plc and STMicroelectronics N.V are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Friday.

  • US Stock Futures Signal Flat OpenUS Stock Futures Signal Flat Open

    November 16 2012 3:36 AM

    U.S. stock index futures point to a flat open Friday ahead of the Federal Reserve’s Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization report.

  • Singapore’s GDP Growth Slows Down In Q3

    November 16 2012 12:52 AM

    Singapore’s economy grew at a slower rate than expected in the third quarter, indicating that the country’s economic condition continues to falter.

  • Top After-Market NASDAQ MoversTop After-Market NASDAQ Movers

    November 15 2012 11:42 PM

    The top after-market NASDAQ gainers Thursday were Penn National Gaming Inc, Ameristar Casinos Inc, Celldex Therapeutics Inc and Aruba Networks Inc. The top after-market NASDAQ losers Thursday were Sears Holdings Corporation, Sina Corporation, Catamaran Corporation, Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc and HomeAway Inc.

  • Top After-Market NYSE MoversTop After-Market NYSE Movers

    November 15 2012 10:23 PM

    The top after-market NYSE gainers Thursday were Schiff Nutrition International Inc, Telefonica SA, Fidelity National Financial Inc and Atwood Oceanics Inc. The top after-market NYSE losers Thursday were Emulex Corporation, CubeSmart, Franklin Universal Trust, China New Borun Corporation and Noah Holdings Ltd.

  • Pre-Market MoversPre-Market Movers

    November 15 2012 6:34 AM

    Toyota Motor Corporation, Deutsche Bank AG, NVIDIA Corporation, Nokia Corporation, HSBC Holdings Plc, Delhaize Group, Bank of America Corp and Safe Bulkers Inc are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Thursday.

  • US Stock Futures Signal Higher OpenUS Stock Futures Signal Higher Open

    November 15 2012 3:35 AM

    The U.S. stock index futures point to a higher open Thursday ahead of the Labor Department's weekly jobless claims data and the Consumer Price Index for September.

  • Philippines Industrial Output Rises To 8%

    November 15 2012 2:33 AM

    The Philippines’ industrial output rose in September compared to that in the same month last year, indicating that the country’s economic growth momentum is continuing.

  • Top After-Market NASDAQ MoversTop After-Market NASDAQ Movers

    November 14 2012 11:30 PM

    The top after-market NASDAQ gainers Wednesday were Eloqua Inc, NetApp Inc, Solazyme Inc and Horizon Pharma Inc. The top after-market NASDAQ losers Wednesday were Diamond Foods Inc, Bruker Corporation, Orexigen Therapeutics Inc, PDL BioPharma Inc and VIVUS Inc.

  • Top After-Market NYSE MoversTop After-Market NYSE Movers

    November 14 2012 10:53 PM

    The top after-market NYSE gainers Wednesday were Synovus Financial Corp, McEwen Mining Inc, Trina Solar Limited and First Majestic Silver Corp. The top after-market NYSE losers Wednesday were Safe Bulkers Inc, Blackrock MuniHoldings Fund Inc, Vector Group Ltd, Heckmann Corporation and Rockwood Holdings Inc.

  • Pre-Market MoversPre-Market Movers

    November 14 2012 5:52 AM

    Cisco Systems Inc, Nokia Corporation, Deutsche Bank AG, ArcelorMittal, Telecom Italia, Microsoft Corporation, Apple Inc and Facebook Inc are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Wednesday.

  • US Stock Futures Signal Higher OpenUS Stock Futures Signal Higher Open

    November 14 2012 3:54 AM

    The U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open Wednesday ahead of the Commerce Department's retail sales report.

  • India’s Wholesale Price Index Rises 7.45% In OctoberIndia’s Wholesale Price Index Rises 7.45% In October

    November 14 2012 2:22 AM

    India’s wholesale price index rose at a slower rate in October than that in the previous month, showing signs of a gradual decline in price pressure to make room for monetary easing.

  • Brent Oil Futures Fall Below $108Brent Oil Futures Fall Below $108

    November 14 2012 12:39 AM

    Brent oil prices declined to less than $108 in Asia Wednesday amid the rising concerns after the International Energy Agency cut the forecast of the global oil demand for the year due to the weakening of the economic conditions around the world.