TREASURIES-U.S. yields hold decline after jobless claims data

NEW YORK, May 25 U.S. Treasury yields held at lower levels on Thursday as the latest domestic data on first-time filings for jobless benefits and advance goods balance didn't change traders' view on a moderate rebound in U.S. economic growth in the second quarter.

6:08pm IST

Sri Lankan shares edge up as banks gain

COLOMBO, May 25 Sri Lankan shares ended marginally higher on Thursday as banking shares rose, but profit-booking in several recent outperformers capped gains.

6:04pm IST

MOVES-Credit Suisse hires new equities EMEA head from Barclays - memo

LONDON, May 25 Swiss bank Credit Suisse has hired Mike Di Iorio from Barclays as head of equities for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), as it seeks to beef up the business with new hires, according to a memo seen by Reuters on Thursday.

6:03pm IST

Canadian insurer Manulife names Roy Gori CEO

May 25 Manulife Financial Corp, Canada's biggest life insurer, said on Thursday that Roy Gori would replace Donald Guloien as chief executive officer.

6:01pm IST

BRIEF-RBC CEO says Home Capital issues "not a systemic risk"

* Royal bank of canada ceo says not a systemic risk if home capital were to continue to experience trouble

5:56pm IST

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Sensex hits record high; banks rally

The Sensex hit a record high late in the session on Thursday as banks rallied on continued hopes of central bank and government action to tackle bad debt in the sector, with sentiment further boosted by gains in Asian shares.