Sep 02, 2014 2:12 PM ET
Stocks across Atlantic paused the advance after war of words escalated between Russian president Vladimir V Putin and European leaders ahead of NATO summit on Thursday.
Sep 02, 2014 12:48 PM ET
1-800-Flowers plans to acquire Harry & David Holdings for $143 million. Dollar General raised its bid for Family Dollar to $9.1 billion. Halliburton agreed to settle Macondo well incident in $1.1 billion. Norwegian Cruise Line agreed to acquire Prestige Cruises for $3 billion.
Sep 02, 2014 12:44 PM ET
Stocks in Tokyo traded higher and the yen declined for the third day in a row and traded near 105 mark against the dollar. Honda said August sales in China declined 5.5% and Nissan sales in the month edged down 0.7%.
Sep 02, 2014 12:02 PM ET
Telefonica plans to sell its stake in Telecom Italia and acquire broad band unit in Brazil controlled by France bases Vivendi. Johnson Service net swung to profit after revenue jumped 6%. Redrow profit surged 93% to £103 million.
Sep 02, 2014 9:11 AM ET
Reserve Bank of Australia held interest rate at the level maintained since thirteen months and estimated low interest rates until next year. Australian current account deficit soared to $13.7 billion in June quarter and building approvals increased 2.5% in July on a monthly basis.
Sep 02, 2014 8:52 AM ET
Bajaj Auto August sales climbed 8% and Hero Motocorp sales surged 21%. SPML Infra secured new orders worth Rs 1,232.30 crore. Tata Motors domestic vehicle sales and export declined. TVS Motor sales soared 46%.
Sep 01, 2014 11:50 AM ET
Barclays agreed to sell its UAE retail banking business CaixaBank agreed to acquire Spanish operations for £800 million. Havas net climbed 7% to €62 million. Iliad revised its offer for T-Mobile Stake.
Sep 01, 2014 11:58 AM ET
Stocks in Japan closed lower and the Topix declined 0.6% in the week and fell 0.9% in August. The yen slipped. Unemployment rate in July increased to 3.8%, core consumer price index was unchanged at 3.3% and industrial production declined 0.2%.
Sep 01, 2014 9:48 AM ET
Australian market indexes closed higher on the first day of September and manufacturing sector index contracted in August and corporate profits plunged nearly 7% in June quarter.
Sep 01, 2014 8:44 AM ET
Maruti Suzuki sales in August surged 27% on 29% domestic sales increase. Mahindra & Mahindra August tractor sales jumped 6% but auto sales continue to struggle with weak product line up and lack of customer incentives.