Aug 04, 2010 6:35 AM ET
Stocks in Japan dropped after exporters fell as the yen surged to a 7-month high against the dollar. Toyota Motor posts better-than-expected first quarter result. Panasonic plans to cut as much as 50% TV prices in China to qualify for subsidies.
Aug 04, 2010 6:15 AM ET
Stocks in Australia dipped after financial stocks declined on a weakness in the U.S. markets. Exports advanced and imports were flat in June. House prices grow at a robust pace in metropolitan areas of Australia.
Aug 03, 2010 4:00 PM ET
U.S. stocks declined after pending home resale in the prior month declined and June consumer purchases were nearly unchanged and savings rate increased. Energy complex stocks gained after crude oil traded above $82 per barrel. The dollar edged lower against the euro and the yen.
Aug 03, 2010 11:23 AM ET
Atlas Air second quarter sales surged 48% and net soared 188%. Quarterly sales at Coach Inc increased 22% and net gained 34%. Lear Corp swung to net profit and Marathon Oil net surged 72%.
Aug 03, 2010 11:10 AM ET
The UK indexes declined tracking lower commodity prices. The UK construction sector activity eased in July. Cameron and Clegg pledge for working towards economic recovery in the UK. BP Plc agrees to sell Colombian business to Ecopetrol and Talisman.
Aug 03, 2010 10:27 AM ET
European markets fall after bank stocks decline. Euro-zone wholesale inflation eases 0.3% in June. Spanish unemployment declines for the fourth consecutive month as consumer confidence improves in July. Swiss consumer prices fall for third month. Sanofi-Aventis is in talks to acquire Genzyme.
Aug 03, 2010 9:35 AM ET
U.S. stocks fall after Procter & Gamble Co reported a decline in earnings. Personal income rises 0.1% in June. MetLife announces offering of 75 million shares and $3 billion in senior debt. Sanofi-Aventis is in talks to acquire Genzyme for $20 billion.
Aug 03, 2010 8:05 AM ET
Stocks in Mumbai traded higher after positive earnings and Coal India prepares for its public offering. SKS Microfinance IPO was oversubscribed nearly 14 times. NMDC reports 100% jump in first quarter profit. Adani plans to import 400,00 tons of coal.
Aug 03, 2010 7:03 AM ET
Stocks in China fell on a weakness in banks while in Hong Kong edged higher. Shanghai new home sales slowed in July. Geely Holdings completes $1.5 billion acquisition of Volvo. A new Foxconn facility starts production of iPhones in Henan Province.
Aug 03, 2010 6:50 AM ET
Stocks in Japan gained on earnings outlook. Funai Electric Co first quarter net drops. Toyota appoints lead lawyer against class action lawsuit in the U.S. J-Power plans to replace two ageing coal-fired power plants in Hiroshima prefecture.