Sep 19, 2014 10:24 AM ET
Weaker yen drove stock indexes to a new multi-year high in Tokyo today. The Nikkei Stock Average gained 1.6% on Friday and jumped 4.2% in the week after the yen dropped past 109 against the dollar. Sony Corp said it will not pay annual dividend for the first time since 1958.
Sep 19, 2014 9:37 AM ET
Australian stocks closed higher and the Aussie dollar edged lower. For the week, ASX 200 index lost 1.7%. Bega Cheese signed a five-year contract worth $100 million with China based Chongqing General Trading Co.
Sep 19, 2014 9:18 AM ET
Bharti Airtel may face fines for spectrum cost and migration fee. Biocon divested 10% stake in Syngene International. GTL Infra signed a telecom tower sharing contract with Reliance Jio.
Sep 18, 2014 1:17 PM ET
Stocks on Wall Street extended gains for the second day in a row after the Fed pledged to keep rates low for a considerable period after the end of bond buying program next month. The dollar against most currencies and gold and oil and other resource materials traded at multi-year low.
Sep 18, 2014 12:25 PM ET
ConAgra profit surged 229% on flat revenues. Clarcor net climbed 45%. IHS net doubled on 16% increase of revenue and raised fiscal outlook. Rite Aid net soared 290%. Red Hat agreed to acquire the mobile application provider FeedHenry. United Natural Foods net rose 4%.
Sep 18, 2014 12:00 PM ET
The Nikkei average in Tokyo crossed 16,000 for the first time since January and the yen plunged to a new low after currency market estimated faster rise in U.S. interest rates. Dentsu Inc, the advertising agency agreed to acquire search and performance-marketing agency Covario Inc.
Sep 18, 2014 11:22 AM ET
Bayer plans to spin off through public offering of its plastics business for about €8 billion. Banco Santander launch public tender offer to acquire 25% stake of its Brazilian unit. Sulzer is in deal with Dresser-Rand.
Sep 18, 2014 10:56 AM ET
Australian market indexes edged lower after crude oil price heat a two-year low. With the weakening demand from China, coal and iron ore prices also traded lower. Arrium Limited plunged 29% after the energy explorer completed first tranche of $754 million.
Sep 18, 2014 9:36 AM ET
Apollo Tyres plans to invest up to €475 million in Hungary. BHEL secured contract for Rs 3,536 crore from Gujarat State Electricity Corp. L&T won an order to construct an airbase in Oman.
Sep 17, 2014 12:44 PM ET
Auxilium Pharma received $2.2 billion offer from Endo International. Adobe net plunged 46% on flat revenues. Cracker Barrel net soared 14%. FedEx net surged 24%. General Mills net tumbled 25%. Lennar profit climbed 47%.