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Ameren Illinois Announces Pricing of First Mortgage Bonds Offering due 2047

ST. LOUIS, MO/November 16, 2017 (STL.News) – Ameren Illinois Company, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today the pricing of a public offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 3.70% first mortgage bonds due 2047 at 99.282% of their principal amount. The transaction is expected to close on Nov. 28, 2017. Ameren … Continue reading Ameren Illinois Announces Pricing of First Mortgage Bonds Offering due 2047

Banks, Caterpillar and industrial companies boost US stocks

NEW YORK/October 24, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Construction and mining equipment maker Caterpillar and Post-it note maker 3M led a rally in industrial companies Tuesday after they made strong third-quarter reports. Other U.S. stocks finished the day with smaller gains. Caterpillar and 3M both raised their forecasts for the rest of the year after they did … Continue reading Banks, Caterpillar and industrial companies boost US stocks

Global shares gain as finance leaders back easy money

TOKYO/October 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Shares rose in Europe and Asia on Monday after leaders of global finance appealed at a weekend meeting of the International Monetary Fund for a continuation of low-interest rate policies to keep economic recoveries on track. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX edged 0.2 percent higher to 13,012.00 and the FTSE 100 … Continue reading Global shares gain as finance leaders back easy money

Health care and industrial companies lead US stocks lower

NEW YORK/October 9, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Losses for health care companies and banks left U.S. stocks lower Monday after a quiet day of trading. Industrial conglomerate General Electric skidded after announcing more changes in its leadership. Companies that distribute or sell prescription drugs continued to slide following speculation that Amazon plans to get into that … Continue reading Health care and industrial companies lead US stocks lower

Global markets gain after strong Wall Street week

BEIJING/October 9, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Most global stock markets rose Monday following a strong week on Wall Street despite jitters about the status of Spain’s Catalonia region and tensions over North Korea. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX rose 0.2 percent to 12,985.31 and France’s CAC-40 advanced 0.2 percent to 5,369.70. London’s FTSE 100 was unchanged at … Continue reading Global markets gain after strong Wall Street week

Global shares mixed as political pressures build in Europe

TOKYO/October 6, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global shares are mixed, with European markets wavering under political concerns such as the crisis sparked by the Catalan independence vote in Spain. Investors were awaiting U.S. jobs data later Friday. Asian stocks rose after the Standard & Poor’s 500 index logged an eighth straight day of gains. But trading … Continue reading Global shares mixed as political pressures build in Europe

Asian shares slightly higher, though Japan is exception

TOKYO/September 30, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Asian shares were slightly higher Friday following a record high close on Wall Street, except for Japan, where a pause in the dollar’s strengthening dampened optimism about exporters. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 inched down, less than 0.1 percent, to finish at 20,356.28, while Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.2 … Continue reading Asian shares slightly higher, though Japan is exception

Asian stocks mixed as investors gauge impact of US tax plan

SEOUL, South Korea/September 28, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Asian markets were mixed on Thursday as investors tried to gauge the impact from the sweeping tax reform plan unveiled by President Donald Trump while geopolitical tensions surrounding North Korea kept risk sentiment in check. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei rose 0.5 percent to 20,363.11 and Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 … Continue reading Asian stocks mixed as investors gauge impact of US tax plan