While you were sleeping Corporates in focus

Thu, 25 Oct 2012

By Margreet Dietz Oct 26 (BusinessDesk) - Global equities remain stuck in a holding pattern, though on balance bolstered overnight by some solid corporate results, helping to offset increasing uncertainty about the pending US presidential election. In afternoon trading in New York, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 10.79 points, or 0.08 percent, to 13,088.13. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index advanced 3.32 points, or 0.24 percent, to 1,412.07. The Nasdaq Composite Index increased 2.94 points, or 0.10 percent, to 2,984.63. The benchmark S&...

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