(For faster updates on individual market-movers, Eikon users please use search string "STXBZ US"; for the Day Ahead newsletter, link.reuters.com/mex49s; for the Morning News Call newsletter, link.reuters.com/nex49s) U.S. stock indexes fell on Friday, a day after the Federal Reserve decided to keep interest rates unchanged due to concerns over global economic growth. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 1.65 percent at 16,400.08, the S&P 500 was down 1.34 percent at 1,963.44 and the Nasdaq Composite was down 1.12 percent at 4,839.346.
** ADOBE SYSTEMS INC, $83.2, +3.60 pct
The Photoshop maker reported a 21 percent jump in quarterly revenue, as more customers subscribed to its creative and marketing software products provided over the Internet.
** PARSLEY ENERGY INC, $14.93, -9.73 pct
The oil and gas producer announced an offering of 13 million shares of its Class A common stock. The offering size represents about 9.2 percent of the company’s total outstanding shares as of May 12.
** FREEPORT-MCMORAN INC, $10.92, -9.38 pct
The diversified U.S. miner and energy producer said it had filed to sell additional shares to raise up to $1 billion. The company also raised $1 billion in gross proceeds through the sale of 96.7 million shares that was announced on Aug. 10.
** TRACON PHARMACEUTICALS INC, $16.2, +38.11 pct
The drug developer said a patient suffering from choriocarcinoma showed complete response to its experimental drug, TRC105. Choriocarcinoma is a fast-growing form of cancer that occurs in a woman’s uterus. It is currently treated using chemotherapy. Complete response to a drug is the disappearance of all signs of cancer in response to treatment. However, there are chances of a relapse.
** CITIGROUP INC, $50.27, -2.67 pct
** GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC, $181.44, -2.69 pct
** JPMORGAN CHASE & CO, $60.88, -2.83 pct
** MORGAN STANLEY, $33.04, -2.97 pct
** BANK OF AMERICA CORP, $15.555, -1.92 pct
** WELLS FARGO & CO, $50.85, -2.60 pct
** AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP INC, $57.2, -2.11 pct
** METLIFE INC, $46.05, -3.62 pct
** AMERICAN EXPRESS CO, $76.07, -1.28 pct
** PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL INC, $75.9, -2.93 pct
Shares of major U.S. banks, insurers and other financial companies fell after the Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Thursday in a bow to worries about the global economy, financial market volatility and sluggish inflation at home.
** SOUFUN HOLDINGS LTD, $5.975, +1.79 pct
The Chinese online property portal said its management, IDG and Carlyle would invest $400 million-$700 million to purchase Class A shares and convertible notes.
** KINROSS GOLD CORP, $1.77, +4.73 pct
The Canadian miner lowered its full-year capital spending and overhead costs forecasts on Thursday and raised the lower end of its production outlook.
** BHP BILLITON, $34.6, -2.20 pct
The global miner expects coal prices to stay weak in the near term, but sees the fuel remaining an important part of the world’s energy mix for decades, even amid a push to cut carbon emissions, its coal chief said on Friday.
** MCDONALD‘S CORP, $96.69, -1.18 pct
The world’s biggest restaurant chain’s shareholder group is renewing its call for the fast-food chain to stop buying any meat from animals raised with antibiotics vital to fighting human infections. The move from the Congregation of Benedictine Sisters of Boerne, Texas, comes amid growing concern from public health experts that the overuse of such drugs is contributing to rising numbers of life-threatening human infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria dubbed “superbugs.”
** ADVAXIS INC, $19.1599, -2.79 pct
The drug developer said its experimental cancer vaccine was found more effective in improving survival rates of cervical cancer patients than standard therapy, validating the technology behind its pipeline of cancer treatments. (Compiled by Manish Parashar in Bengaluru; Editing by Kirti Pandey)