Jul 29, 2014 12:49 PM ET
Aetna revenue surged 26% but net rose 2%. BP profit climbed 61%. Ecolab net surged 46% on 7% increase of revenue. Merck net soared 121% but sales fell. Pfizer net plunged 79% and revenue dropped 2%. United Parcel net tumbled 57.6% while revenue jumped 6%.
Jul 29, 2014 12:25 PM ET
Stocks on Wall Street turned after the U.S. and Europe imposed tougher and wider sanctions on Russia controlled banks and banned the sale of military and oil production equipment. U.S. consumer confidence index reached a seven-year high and home prices rose at a slower pace in May.
Jul 29, 2014 11:40 AM ET
Deutsche Bank net plunged 29% to €238 million and revenue dropped 4%. GKN profit soared 106%. Klepierre and Corio signed a conditional agreement of €7.2 billion to create a retail property firm in Europe. Next Plc sales jumped 8%. UBS profit climbed 15% to 792 million francs.
Jul 29, 2014 10:44 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo gained despite weaker than expected retail sales, household spending and jobless rate. The yen held firm below 102 against one dollar. Honda June quarter sales increased 5.4% and Nomura revenues declined 8.5%.
Jul 29, 2014 9:53 AM ET
Australian market indexes closed higher after declining for two days in a row. Home sales in June increased 1.2% and added 2% in the quarter to the month. QBE Insurance said first-half results will be impacted by weakness in Latin America.
Jul 25, 2014 8:52 AM ET
Stocks on Wall Street turn lower after Amazon reported larger than expected quarterly loss for the second quarter in a row and Visa lowered its annual revenue outlook. BSkyB agreed to acquire Sky ventures in Italy and Germany.
Jul 25, 2014 8:45 AM ET
AbbVie net jumped 3%. American Electric Power net soared 15%. Amazon.com net loss widened but revenue surged 23%. Chubb net declined 14%. DTE Energy net climbed 18%. Moody''s net soared 41.5%. Starbucks revenue and profit jumped. Tyco Intl net surged.
Jul 25, 2014 8:36 AM ET
Air France net loss narrowed to €6 million and revenue fell 1% to €6.4 billion. Carillion is in merger talk with Balfour Beatty for £3 billion. LVMH net fell 4% to €1.5 billion. RBS net tumbled 81% to £708 million. Vodafone sales climbed.
Jul 25, 2014 8:31 AM ET
Ambuja profit surged 26%. Bharti Infratel net jumped 29%. Colgate net jumped 4% on 13% sales increase. Glenmark net climbed 44%. HT Media net plunged 31%. Indian Bank profit tumbled 35%. MMFSL net declined 16%. PNB net climbed 10%. Wipro quarterly net soared 30%.
Jul 25, 2014 8:29 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo extended weekly gain on positive quarterly reports from Itochu, Chugai, Fanuc and Japan Exchange. Itochu jumped after the company announced a stock buyback plan of as much as $1 billion. The yen extended annual gain to 3.5% on rising tensions in Europe.