U.S. Markets News
LONDON, March 7 - Spanish and Italian bond yields fell back to their lowest levels in nearly 8-1/2 years on Friday after a solid debt sale in Madrid this week as an improved economic outlook in the euro zone fuelled investor demand.
* FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.6 pct, Euro STOXX 50 down 0.6 pct
MOSCOW, March 7 - Crimea's parliament has the right to hold a referendum on the region's future status and if its people vote to join Russia, Russia's upper house of parliament will support their decision, the assembly's speaker said on Friday.
TAIPEI, March 7 - Taiwan's exports in the first two months of 2014 rose just a sliver from a year earlier, indicating that global demand for the island's high-tech products remains tepid.
* Focus on U.S. jobs data after recent weather-related weak data
HONG KONG, March 7 - Hong Kong businessman Carson Yeung was sentenced to six years in jail on Friday for money laundering in a high-profile case that law enforcement officials hailed as an important victory to combat money laundering in the global financial hub.
All American Indices
|Symb||Index||Mkt Report||Time||Last||Chg||Chg %|
|.DJI||Dow Jones Industrial Average||View||6 Mar 2014||16,421.89||+61.71||+0.38%|
|.IXIC||Nasdaq Composite Index||View||6 Mar 2014||4,352.12||-5.85||-0.13%|
|.TRXFLDUSP||Thomson Reuters Equity US Index||6 Mar 2014||171.91||+0.27||+0.16%|
|.TRXFLDCAP||Thomson Reuters Equity Canada Index||6 Mar 2014||268.67||-0.54||-0.20%|
|.GSPTSE||S&P/TSX Composite Index||View||6 Mar 2014||14,271.92||-32.25||-0.23%|
|.XAX||AMEX Composite Index||View||6 Mar 2014||2,580.26||+13.98||+0.54%|
|.MXX||MXSE IPC||View||6 Mar 2014||39,176.30||+155.23||+0.40%|