Credit Suisse Group will buy a minority stake York Capital Management not less than $ 425 million to provide its customers access to investment funds managed by this American hedge fund. The size of the acquired shares has not been disclosed.
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Risk evasion continued Tuesday allowing the U.S. dollar and Japanese Yen to maintain their positions against the background of lack of economic reports planned earlier. First of all, it was caused by the expansion of spreads of Irish and Italian bonds giving rise to anxiety towards some EU member states. Even Obama’s promise to cut business activity tax by $ 200 bln. couldn’t abate investors’ fears of taking risks.
By the end of the trading session, the MSCI Asia Pacific index grew by 1.47% to 756.82 points. Japan’s Nikkei 225 saw growth by 2.05% to 9301.32 points. China’s Shanghai Composite increased by 1.54%, while Taiwan’s Taiex went up by 0.78%. South Corea’s Kospi gained 0.70%. India’s Sensex grew by 1.86%.
U.S. soup producer Campbell Soup has reported the net profit for the fourth quarter ending August 1 at the amount of $ 113 mln., or 33 cents per share, comparing to $ 69 mln., or 20 cents per share in the previous year, with the forecasted profit of 30 cents per share.
Thursday, October 2, the principal Asian markets, with the exception of Indonesian and Thai markets, closed in green. According to yesterday’s data, the ISM index grew in July from 55.5 to 56.3 points, surpassing analysts’ forecast of a decrease towards 53 points.
Today’s trading at U.S. markets opened with a slight decrease of share indices. In the early trading DJIA fell by 0.17%, S&P 500 – by 0.25%, Nasdaq – by 0.48%. Investors’ concerns were attributed to today’s macro statistics, which fell short of forecasts both in Europe and the U.S. due to worsening business climate and slow income growth respectively.
The professor of economics at New York University’s Stern School of Business Nouriel Roubini believes that in the third quarter U.S. GDP growth won’t exceed 1%. The economist evaluates the chances of a repeated recession at 40%. One can hardly question Roubini’s estimates, but how could they help to make money with such forecasts?
The Chinese automaker Geely has recorded a net profit in the first half-year of 804.85 million yuan ($ 118.4 million) compared with 595.91 million yuan in the previous year. At the same time, analysts had expected a profit of 756.4 million yuan.
The world’s largest mining company BHP Billiton has published data on double-plus growth of annual profit, which may contribute to the process of a hostile takeover of the Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan.
Australia’s largest travel agency Flight Centre has published data on record annual profits saying it expects to increase earnings next year. Thus, the company’s net profit after tax in the fiscal year to end June 30 was AUD 139, 9 million ($124 million).