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Dow gives up 17,000 level as Amazon and Visa dampen sentiment

U.S. stocks dropped sharply Friday as markets were weighed down by ongoing turmoil in Ukraine and Gaza, while Amazon shed more than 10% on the back of some disappointing quarterly results and Visa was hurt by its weak outlook.

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Friday, July 25, 3:45 pm

Visa slides after cutting full-year revenue forecast

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the biggest component in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, fell in midday trading after reducing its revenue forecast for the rest of the fiscal year. Shares slipped 3.7 p...


11:30 am

RBS boosted by 'bad bank' being not so bad after all

Shares in taxpayer owned RBS shot up in early deals as it took the market off-guard by releasing first half numbers a week early.


  • TSX advances as miners climb on gold rally; TransForce jumps

    Canadian shares advanced for a fourth day, led by miners following a rally in gold and as TransForce Inc. and MDC Partners Inc. climbed on better-than-expected quarterly results. The benchmark Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index (TSE:OSPTX) rose 0.7 percent to 15,495.21 at 12:18 p.m. in Toronto. Almost three shares advanced for every two stocks that declined as 6 out of 10 main industries gained. 

  • Bacanora jumps 33% in Toronto on premium AIM debut

    Mexican specialist minerals firm Bacanora (CVE:BCN) (LON:BCN) has made a premium AIM debut, trading at as much as 100p in London, the junior market’s new addition was up massively from its IPO price.

  • Indico Resources boosted 20% by maiden resource estimate at Peru project

    Shares of Indico Resources (CVE:IDI) surged 20 percent on Friday after unveiling a maiden resource estimate for the supergene portion of its Ocaña porphyry copper-gold project in southern Peru.

  • Avrupa discovers potential for new massive sulfide system at Alvalade

    Avrupa Minerals (CVE:AVU) has drilled 57.85 metres of massive sulfides at the Sesmarias area of its Alvalade joint venture project in Portugal, which the company says is encouraging for the potential of a large-scale sulfide system, despite the structural challenges encountered so far in exploring the target.

  • TerraX rises 14% on sampling results from new vein at Yellowknife project

    TerraX Minerals (CVE:TXR) shares were rising Thursday afternoon after the company posted its first results from an extensive prospecting program currently underway at its Yellowknife City gold project, with investors impressed with the grades seen so far.

  • Edge Resources boosted by significant debt refinancing

    Junior Canadian oil producer Edge Resources (LON:EDG) (CVE:EDE) advanced more than 11 percent after unveiling a significant debt refinancing which will boost its growth plans.

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