Aug 21 - Apparel retailer Gap Inc raised its full-year profit forecast, encouraged by strong sales of its lower-priced Old Navy clothes, and said it would open 40 stores in India as part of its strategy to expand in emerging markets.
SHANGHAI, Aug 20 - Hong Kong Hang Seng Index edged up to a new six-year closing high on Wednesday, underpinned by strong global markets and upbeat corporate earnings.
LONDON, Aug 20 - Britain's FTSE 100 futures contract was flat on Wednesday, with the cash market set for a slightly softer open after ending at a 3-week high in the previous session. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on
* Earnings season close to end, 52 pct of firms meet/beat
SHANGHAI, Aug 19 - Hong Kong shares ended at more than six-year highs on Tuesday, in a catch-up to strong global markets and buoyed by strength in property companies.
SHANGHAI, Aug 18 - Hong Kong shares ended flat on Monday, dampened by weakness in the property and financial sectors after China released weak home prices and foreign direct investment (FDI) data.
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|Symb||Index||Mkt Report||Time||Last||Chg||Chg %|
|.DJI||Dow Jones Industrial Average||View||2:04am IST||17,001.22||-38.27||-0.22%|
|.IXIC||Nasdaq Composite Index||View||2:46am IST||4,538.55||+6.45||+0.14%|
|.TRXFLDUSP||Thomson Reuters Equity US Index||2:10am IST||180.83||-0.32||-0.17%|
|.TRXFLDCAP||Thomson Reuters Equity Canada Index||2:15am IST||292.27||-0.36||-0.12%|
|.GSPTSE||S&P/TSX Composite Index||View||2:13am IST||15,535.55||-20.54||-0.13%|
|.XAX||AMEX Composite Index||View||3:29am IST||2,719.62||-7.58||-0.28%|
|.MXX||MXSE IPC||View||1:36am IST||45,374.99||-35.37||-0.08%|
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