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2014-08-30

Wall Street hits record ahead of U.S. Labor Day long weekend

 
U.S. stocks hit a new record, albeit in thin trade ahead of the U.S. Labor Day long weekend. The S&P 500 added 6.6 points to 2003.37. The ASX SPI 200 is off two points to 5613.
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2014-08-30

Argos Resources ‘hopeful’ of securing Falkland farm-out

 
Argos Resources is hopeful a farm-out deal can be done, after a rig deal was sealed for other Falkland oil explorers to drill in the South Atlantic next year.
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2014-08-30

Wall Street edges higher in thin trading ahead of Labor Day long weekend

 
U.S. stocks rose today in a quiet session ahead of an extended holiday weekend as the latest in a string of positive data pushed investors to extend a rally that had been briefly threatened by geopolitical concerns. The S&P 500 rose 0.3 percent at 3:45 p.m. in New York. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose less than 0.1 percent, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite increased 0.4 percent.
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