Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp to produce Ebola treatment for US Dept of Defense

The U.S. Department of Defense has exercised an option with Canada`s Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp for the company to make 500 courses of its experimental treatment for Ebola, Tekmira said on Thursday.

Twitter helps push new U.S. share listings to 13-year high

Twitter`s $1.8 billion share sale takes the total proceeds from new U.S. share listings so far this year to $50.7 billion, Thomson Reuters data showed on Friday, the strongest year since 2000.

Anna Hazare to ring bell at NASDAQ, to lead I-Day parade in NYC

Indian Americans are preparing to throw a red-carpet welcome to anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, during his two-week visit to the US.

Zuckerberg`s wealth down $4.5 bn as Facebook tumbles on NASDAQ

The drastic fall in the share price of Facebook has significantly eroded the personal wealth of its 28 year-old co-founder Mark Zuckerberg by a massive USD 4.5 billion in just three weeks.

Facebook users hit by site`s outage

Facebook users today faced trouble accessing the popular social networking site, while the company said later that the problem has been fixed.

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg rings Nasdaq opening bell

Setting the stage for the much-awaited trading of Facebook, its founder Mark Zuckerberg today rang the opening bell at the Nasdaq stock exchange.

`Hackers penetrate Nasdaq computers`

Hackers entered the network of the company that runs the Nasdaq stock market in the past year.

Preity Zinta to ring NASDAQ opening bell

Preity Zinta will ring the opening bell of the world`s biggest stock exchange, NASDAQ, in New York.

Three Indians ring NASDAQ closing bell

3 Indians, who won the inaugural NYC BigApps competition hosted by Mayor Michael Bloomberg earlier this year, rang the ceremonial closing bell at the Nasdaq this week.

US stocks up slightly on commodity gains

US stocks climbed slightly on Wednesday, led by commodities producers, but the technology sector slumped.

US stocks edge higher in slow trading

US markets posted minor gains Wednesday in a light trading session ahead of New Year`s Eve.

Wall Street climbs on health bill; Nasdaq at 15-mth high

US stocks rose on Monday, with the Nasdaq hitting a 15-month high after a healthcare reform bill advanced in the Senate and brokerages upgraded two Dow components on improving profit prospects.

Wall St gains in choppy trade; tech lifts Nasdaq

Stocks rose on Friday in choppy trade as quarterly results from Oracle and Research In Motion lifted the Nasdaq more than 1 percent, but the US dollar`s climb curbed gains in both the Dow and the S&P 500.

US stocks dip on recovery concerns

US stocks dipped as investors mulled a mixed batch of economic data that cast a cloud over hopes for an improved recovery from recession and braced for a key jobs report.

China formally launches Nasdaq-style board

China on Friday raised the curtain on
its long-awaited Nasdaq-style board, ChiNext, in a key step
towards setting up a multi-tier capital market and giving a
boost to small and medium-sized firms.

Dow hits 2009 closing high on earnings optimism

US stocks climbed on Friday, with the Dow hitting a closing high for 2009, as investors anticipated positive news from next week`s key earnings reports and bullish broker comments boosted tech shares.

Indian ADRs lose USD 1.19 bn in a week

Indian stocks trading on American
bourses lost over USD 1 billion last week, with IT bellwether
Infosys accounting for most of the losses.

US stocks improve for fifth straight day

US stocks rose for a fifth straight day Thursday as weekly jobless claims fell and energy sectors gained.

Indian ADRs loss $1.44 bn in one week

Indian stocks trading on American bourses lost over one billion dollars last week, with IT bellwether Infosys accounting for more than half of the total loss.

NASDAQ marks India`s Independence Day

India`s Consul General in New York presided over NASDAQ`s closing bell ceremony as the stock exchange`s electronic board displayed the
Indian tricolour at Times Square, to mark India`s 63rd Independence Day.