Oct 01, 2014 1:13 PM ET
U.S. stocks traded sharply lower after Hong Kong braced for more protests and Italy forecasted economic contraction in the current year. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac plunged after a court ruling. GM and Chrysler September sales rise 19% and Ford sales fall 3%.
Oct 01, 2014 12:57 PM ET
Acuity Brands profit surged 22% and revenue climbed 15%. AZZ net plunged 16%. American Honda September sales climbed 12% and Chrysler sales soared 19%. Ford sales in September fell 3%. GM vehicles sales soared 19% to 223,437.
Oct 01, 2014 11:34 AM ET
Tankan index of confidence among large manufacturers increased in July, the Bank of Japan said today. Investors turned cautious after Hong Kong braced for larger protests as national holidays begin in China.
Oct 01, 2014 11:21 AM ET
adidas plans to buy back €1.5 billion of shares in three years. Sainsbury plunged after retail sales in second-quarter dropped 0.8%. Kaufman & Broad profit surged 25% but revenue fell 2%. Orange declined after state-owned Bpifrance sold its stake worth €584 million.
Oct 01, 2014 10:57 AM ET
Australian dollar drifted sideways and stock market indexes gained after retail sales rose marginally in August. Manufacturing in China expanded in September. News Corp agreed to acquire real estate listing company Move Inc for $1.1 billion.
Oct 01, 2014 10:20 AM ET
Bajaj Auto sales in September climbed 9% and commercial vehicles sales and export surged 19%. Hero MotoCorp sales soared 30% to 558,609 units. Maruti Suzuki September sales jumped 5% and domestic sales soared 10% but export plunged 28%.