Chinese shares open lower

Beijing , Nov 27

Chinese stocks opened lower on Friday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.52 percent to open at 3,616.54 points.

Chinese yuan weakens against dollar

Beijing , Nov 27

The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, weakened by 19 basis points to 6.3915 against the US dollar on Friday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.

Germany's benchmark DAX index rises

Frankfurt , Nov 27

The benchmark DAX index at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on Thursday rose by over 150 points and closed at 11,320.77 points.

Dabhol power plant restarts generation

New Delhi

New Delhi Nov 26, (IANS) The Dabhol power plant in Maharashtra recommenced electricity generation on Thursday after remaining shut for nearly two years, an official statement said.

Consumer prices in Japan fall in October

Tokyo , Nov 27

The Japanese internal affairs ministry said on Friday that the country's consumer prices fell 0.1 percent in October from a year earlier, down for the third straight month.

Tokyo shares open higher

Tokyo , Nov 27

-- shares opened the trading Friday slightly higher without any clear trading cues as the US stocks markets were closed for a holiday and Japan's consumer prices report was within market expectations.

Spanish stocks close higher

Madrid , Nov 27

The Spanish stock market index Ibex-35 rose 1.03 percent on Thursday to close at 10,332.30 points, up from the 10,227.30 points of Wednesday.