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U.S. markets are on the rise this morning after closing lower on Thursday. The S&P 500 is up 0.19% and the Dow is up 0.16%. In Asia , markets were mixed again Friday. The Nikkei ended down 0.34%, while the Shanghai Composite was up 0.42%. European markets are up today, rebounding from yesterday's concerns over Portugal. The FTSE is up 0.23%, while the German DAX is up .06%. Energy futures are mixed this morning. West Texas Intermediate crude oil is down $0.
Eric Abidal: Staying at Monaco Full-back Abidal and centre-half Carvalho both arrived in the principality last summer on one-year deals putting their futures at the club at the end of last season under scrutiny.The duo were thought to be considering retirement, with Carvalho now 36 and Abidal 34, but new boss Leonardo Jardim has decided to keep the pair at the Stade Louis II until June 2015.
SINGAPORE, July 2 (Reuters) - U.S. crude futures held steady above $105 a barrel in early Asian trade on Wednesday on worries about supply disruption, although gains were capped by an industry report showing U.S. stockpiles fell less than expected. U.S. crude gained 2 cents to $105.36 by 2348 GMT, after ending at $105.34 a barrel, its lowest settlement since June 11. Brent futures ended 7 cents down at $112.29, also at its lowest since June 11.
BEIJING, July 1 (Xinhua) -- China's treasury bond futures opened higher on Tuesday, with contract for settlement in September opening at 94.45 yuan (15.34 U.S. dollars), up 0.036 yuan from the previous close. The contract for settlement in December opened 0.038 yuan higher at 94.868 yuan. The contracts are agreements to buy or sell treasury bonds at a predetermined price and set date. They allow investors to bet on or profit from the movements in the value of the bonds.
Canadian stocks looked set to open lower on Tuesday as investors found few reasons to keep buying given the absence of any major economic catalyst.The S&P/TSX composite index faded 3.34 points to end Monday at 15,105.63. Futures were down 0.2% Tuesday. The Canadian dollar dipped 0.01 cents to 93.17 cents U.S.
Hang Seng China Enterprises Index futures gained by 65 pts at most in the morning and closed at 10,385 pts at midday, up 34 pts, with 108 pts discount to spot, on volume of 12,689 contracts. AAStocks Financial NewsWeb Site: www.aastocks.comNews Provided by AASTOCKS.
U.S. crude oil futures rose to a near nine-month high above $107 a barrel on Monday in Asian trade as an insurgency in Iraq intensifies concerns over a potential disruption to oil exports from the second-largest OPEC producer. U.S. crude oil climbed 43 cents to $107.34 per barrel as of 0000 GMT. On Friday, it rose as high as $107.68 before settling up 38 cents at $106.91 per barrel, the highest level since Sept. 18.
Silver prices moved up by Rs 140 to Rs 41,499 per kg in futures trade today after investors created positions largely driven by a firming trend overseas.At the Multi Commodity Exchange, silver for delivery in far-month September moved up by Rs 140, or 0.34%, to Rs 41,499 per kg in business turnover of 18 lots.On the similar lines, the white metal for delivery in July month contracts rose by Rs 122, or 0.30%, to Rs 41,373 per kg in 287 lots.
Brent futures rose above $110 a barrel on Thursday on worries that violence in Iraq could disrupt oil supplies, while an unexpected draw in US oil stocks further supported prices.Brent futures climbed 63 cents to $110.58 a barrel by 0647 GMT, their highest since May 27.US oil gained 34 cents to $104.74 a barrel. The front-month WTI contract on Tuesday hit $105.06, its highest since March 3.
Following are prices for Tokyo rubber futures at the end of the Tokyo market's evening session on Thursday. Contract Day Volume Evening Volume * Jun 188.0 133 186.1 20 * Jul 190.0 58 189.0 13 * Aug 191.2 81 190.2 18 * Sep 194.7 124 193.7 34 * Oct 197.2 449 196.2 75 * Nov 199.0 2898 197.9 852 *The evening session is considered part of the following day's trading by TOCOM, so prices at the end of the day session at 0630 GMT are the day's official closing prices.