Asia stocks edge down on Europe bank woes, lower oil
TOKYO Asian stocks were lower on Wednesday, with European banking sector concerns and lower crude oil prices dulling investors' appetite for riskier assets.
NEW YORK U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as Washington talks to avert a year-end fiscal crisis turned sour, but the market's modest loss shows that investors still expect a deal.
The Dow Jones industrial average was down 99.22 points, or 0.74 percent, at 13,251.74. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was down 10.99 points, or 0.76 percent, at 1,435.80. The Nasdaq Composite Index was down 10.17 points, or 0.33 percent, at 3,044.36.
(Reporting By Angela Moon; Editing by Tim Dobbyn)
MUMBAI Endurance Technologies, an Indian auto parts maker, has set a price band of 467-472 rupees a share for its initial public offering of shares next week that could raise as much as 11.61 billion rupees ($175 million), the company said on Wednesday.
BENGALURU Gold prices slipped on Wednesday to touch a one-week low, after suffering its biggest single-day loss in nearly a month in the previous session, on a firmer dollar.