|Bid||50.80 x 1100|
|Ask||50.85 x 410000|
|Day's Range||50.35 - 51.75|
|52 Week Range||27.92 - 152.75|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||17.74|
|Dividend & Yield||0.00 (0.00%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Strong data from China kept world shares near a record high on Monday, sent copper to a 4-1/2 month peak while emerging market stocks have achieved a near a five percent gain over the last five days. Figures from Beijing showed China's economy grew at a faster-than-forecast 6.9 percent year-on-year in the second quarter thanks to a pick-up in industrial output and domestic consumption and as investment remained strong.
European shares were poised for their best week in more than two months as investors piled back into equities on signs that the world's major central banks would likely not tighten monetary policy as quickly as some had feared. The move on indexes on Friday was more muted as investors hunkered down ahead of earnings reports from major US banks including JPMorgan and Citigroup later in the day. The pan-European STOXX 600 index rose 0.1 percent while euro zone bluechips were little changed.
Norwegian aluminum producer Norsk Hydro said it will take full ownership of aluminum products joint venture Sapa after reaching a deal to buy the 50% of the company it doesn’t already own from partner ...