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At the market stocks in Asia began a new quarter kind of cautious note after more slowdown in manufacturing activity in China South Korea and Taiwan.
Raise concerns about the health of those economies but Japan's Nikkei average still gained one point 3% after business sentiment among major Japanese manufacturers turned positive.
For the first time in nearly two years markets in Hong Kong are closed for a holiday.
In Europe -- there mix at the moment we've got London slightly to the upside.
Paris slightly down Frankfurt's him about 45 points in here in the US we -- looking at green arrows Dow futures are up 47 yes and he's up for the nasdaq's up.
Eleven and a half and this comes after stocks closed mostly lower on Friday with the Dow Industrials losing 114.
Points but for the second quarter.
The blue chip average rose 2.3 percent its best performance in four years.
The S&P 500 climbed nearly 2.4 percent and the NASDAQ.
Was the big winner for the quarter gaining more than 4%.
Shares of Nokia are trading higher in the premarket after the Finnish company said it will buy Siemens half of their joint network operations for 2.2 two billion dollars.
Nokia says the transaction to be completed during the third quarter this year.
Means that the joint venture Nokia Siemens networks will now become a subsidiary of just -- again.
Nokia's CEO Stephen Elop says the network operations had improved its financial performance and progress in high speed data provides quote.
An attractive growth opportunity.
And shares of Onyx Pharmaceuticals are sharply higher in the premarket after the cancer drug maker said it has rejected.
An unsolicited takeover bid from engine for 120 dollars a share in cash -- because it's significantly undervalued the company but -- says.
It is still considering selling itself.
The 100 talent twenty dollar per share offer is a 38% premium.
Over the company's closing price on Friday.
Engine has been looking.
For new ways to boost its product pipeline -- sales for its flagship Anemia drugs have been in decline for years now because of usage restrictions and -- safety concerns.
Apple has reportedly filed -- trademark application for I watch in Japan that's according to the -- -- journal.
Which that the Japanese trademark application made public last Thursday.
Describes a product categorized as quote a hand held computer or watch device.
The journal reported in February that apple is working on a watch like device that would perform some Smartphone functions.
Apple CEO Tim Cook said in May at the all things digital conference.
That wearable computing market.
Is right for innovation and at the -- the natural place for such a device.
Here's a look at commodities now oil and gold -- to the upside this morning -- -- just barely about three cents -- trading on ID six dollars a barrel gold go up more than.
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