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Nasdaq hits record high, other indexes hover near highs

The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.02%, and the Nasdaq gained 0.24%. The main USA stock markets retreated on Monday afternoon with the Standard & Poor's 500 and the Nasdaq Composite falling from record intraday highs as healthcare stocks declined.

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Oil prices rebound as OPEC announces meeting

Venezuela's Oil Minister, Eulogio Del Pino, has contacted the cartel's Secretary-General, Mohamed Barkindo, to propose a discussion on coordinating output, the country's president, Nicolás Maduro, said last week according to state news agency Agencia Venezuela de Noticias .

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OPEC Oil Ministers to Meet Informally in September

OPEC ministers last met in June when they rejected a proposal to adopt a new output ceiling, sticking to a policy of unfettered production. At the same time the 19th participant in the talks - Iran - on the eve of the meeting refused to discuss freezing oil production, explaining that by the recent lifting of the sanctions.

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Lok Sabha approves amendments to Goods & Services Tax Bill

All these Bills have already been passed by the Lok Sabha. After facing fierce opposition over the Bill for nearly a year, the government succeeded in bringing all major opposition parties, including Congress, on board and it was passed in the Upper House with an overwhelming majority on August 3.

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Cognizant reports 9.2% revenue growth year-on-year

CTSH CFO McLoughlin Karen also sold 8,018 shares, at a stock price of $61.13. Non-GAAP diluted EPS1 was $0.87 contrast to $0.79 in the second quarter of 2015. Shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp . Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation has a 52-week low of 51.22 and a 52-week high of 69.80.

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Gas prices down 6 cents nationally to $2.16 a gallon

The area of Route 202 from south of West Chester in Chester and DE counties to the DE state border was particularly highly represented, with several stations posting $1.99 a gallon and a few as low as $1.97 a gallon. In metro Macon, the price was $1.87, down from $1.89 a week ago, $2.02 a month ago and $2.29 a year ago. The lowest was $1.81 in Jackson, Mississippi .