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TIME: 1949BST
NEWS: Market talk that Fed watcher Hilsenrath is to publish an article at 1500ET (2000BST), and topic will be in reaction to current yield levels - Unconfirmed
REACTION: In a 5 min period, T-notes gained 6+ ticks from 124.28 to 125.02+. E-mini S&P 500 gained 6.25 points from 1651.50 to 1657.75 in the 45 mins following the initial headline.

TIME: 1717BST
NEWS: InterOil (IOC) says talks with Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Papua New Guinea are ongoing
REACTION: In an immediate reaction, InterOil shares moved 1.63% higher from USD 71.17 to USD 72.35.

TIME: 1607BST
NEWS: Digi International (DGII) said to have won a new deal with General Motors (GM)
REACTION: In the immediate reaction, DGII shares spiked higher by 1.8% from USD 9.53 to USD 9.70

TIME: 1541BST
NEWS: Wedbush place a USD 5 price target on Sequenom (SQNM)
REACTION: In the immediate reaction, SQNM shares spiked higher by 3.1% from USD 2.93 to USD 3.01

TIME: 1450BST
NEWS: Petrobras says due to tropical disturbance, the Cottonwood field in the Gulf of Mexico was evacuated yesterday and production halted
REACTION: In the immediate reaction, Sep’13 WTI crude futures rose USD 0.52 from USD 107.40 to USD 107.92

TIME: 1442BST
NEWS: InterOil (IOC) defended at Raymond James
REACTION: IOC shares rose in the following three minutes, rising 3% from USD 65.32 to USD 67.26

TIME: 0333BST
NEWS: Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes near Wellington, New Zealand
REACTION: NZD/USD immediately moved lower by 22 pips from 0.8091 to 0.8069

16 Aug 2013 - 21:22 - Equities Geopolitical - Source: RANsquawk

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