13thnovember 2013
PSI20: -0.95% DAX30: -0.24% FTSE100: -1.44% S&P500: +0,81% NIKKEI225: -0.15%
 PSI-20 kept its recent negative trend, following the main European Markets. This time the Portuguese main Index fell 0.95%, with Zon Optimus dropping 4.12%.More>>  According to Bloomberg, EDP has issued on Wednesday 600 million euros in seven-year bonds. The electric company has issue the bonds with a yield of 4.25%. More>>  Profits of Portugal Telecom (PT) increased to 305 million euros (+64.3%) in the first nine months of the year. Analysts had estimated a rise in profits of 55% to 287.9 million euros. More>>  European stocks fell, posting the biggest two-day drop in a month, as investors speculated stronger economic data will spur central banks to pare stimulus measures. More>>  In a recent report, Eurostat announced that Euro Zone industrial production fell by a seasonally adjusted 0.5% in September, compared to expectations for a 0.3% decline. More>>  The number of people claiming unemployment benefits in the U.K. declined more-than-expected in October, while the country’s jobless rate fell to the lowest level since May 2009 (7.6%). More>>    U.S. stocks climbed, with the Dow and the S&P 500 finishing at records, as investors embraced consumerdiscretionary shares after upbeat earnings from retailing giant Macy's helped foster optimism. More >>  Starbucks fell after the coffee chain revised its fourth-quarter results to show a loss following a court ruling Tuesday that awarded Kraft nearly $2.8 billion dollars. More >>  The U.S. budget deficit last month narrowed more than economists forecast as rising employment contributed to the strongest October revenue on record. More >>

 Asian equity markets followed their Wall Street peers lower on Wednesday as heightened talk about a scaling back of the Federal Reserve's monetary stimulus weighed on sentiment. More>>  Japan's core machinery orders fell 2.1% in September after a hefty gain in the previous month, while economists projected a 1.4% drop. More>>  Australia’s wage price index fell 0.5% last quarter from 0.7% registered in the preceding quarter. This data surprised analysts which expected the index to sustain its previous level. More>>

 OIL (WTI 93.81$/bl; +0.77%; Brent 106.87$/bl; +0.99%): Oil prices rose on Wednesday as hopes for bullish U.S. supply reports edged out fears that the data will come in bearish, which allowed for hefty gains in afternoon trading. More >>  NATURAL GAS (3.566$/MMBtu; -2.18%):Natural gas prices fell amid profit taking on Wednesday, wiping out a six-day rally as investors priced in gains stemming from chilly weather forecasts and sold the commodity for profits a day head of the release of Thursday's weekly stockpile report. More >>

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