ADR Shares End Higher; Yingli Green Energy Shares Active

March 18, 2014 by  
Filed under Green Energy News


    International stocks trading in New York closed higher Tuesday, with the Bank of New York index of American depositary receipts adding 0.7% to 148.11. The European index rose 0.8% to 149.24, the Asian index edged up 0.2% to 140.42, the Latin American index climbed 1.7% to 253.64 and the emerging markets index added 1.2% to 261.15. Among the companies with shares that actively traded was Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. (YGE).


    Chinese solar company Yingli reported a fourth-quarter loss that was wider than analysts had feared and revenue missed expectations, in contrast to what other solar companies have been reporting of late. Shares fell 8.3% to $5.41.


    Barclays PLC (BCS, BARC.LN) on Tuesday said it gave GBP32 million ($53.2 million) in shares to a dozen of its top executives, including a GBP3.8 million pay award to Chief Executive Antony Jenkins, amid a growing controversy with shareholders over its pay practices. Shares of the U.K.-based bank rose 2% to $15.85.


    Shares of South African gold miners ended lower. Drdgold Ltd. (DRD, DRD.JO) fell 4% to $4.12, Harmony Gold Mining Co. (HMY, HAR.JO) dropped 1.9% to $3.53, Gold Fields Ltd. (GFI, GFI.JO) declined 0.5% to $4.10, and AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (AU, ANG.JO) edged down 0.3% to $19.00.


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