Sep 30, 2010 11:25 AM ET
Synnex Corporation soared 8% after quarterly net rose 44%. Worthington Industries, Inc fiscal first quarter sales increased 48%. Xyratex Ltd. fell 12% after sales and earnings increased less than expected. CRA International gained 4% after earnings declined 21%, less than expected.
Sep 30, 2010 11:19 AM ET
The UK indexes traded lower after home prices rose and consumer confidence slumped in September. Ireland raised Anglo Irish bailout estimate. AIG agreed to sell Japan-based life insurance subsidiaries to Prudential Financial for $4.8 billion.
Sep 30, 2010 10:09 AM ET
The European indexes advanced after French PPI eased in August and German unemployment fell in September. Spain debt was downgraded with a stable outlook. Euro area annual inflation rose in September.
Sep 30, 2010 9:35 AM ET
U.S. stocks rose after weekly jobless claims fell 16,000 to 453,000 and second quarter GDP growth was revised to 1.7%. AIG agreed to sell Japan-based life insurance units to Prudential for $4.8 billion. Covance and Sanofi-Aventis agreed on 10-year R&D alliance.
Sep 30, 2010 8:08 AM ET
The benchmark index in Mumbai gained 0.6% and closed up 11.3% in September and soared 14.9% for the year. The index is trailing the record by 4% established on January 11, 2008. Inflation continues to haunt policy makers but sustained foreign fund flows has supported the surge in indexes.
Sep 30, 2010 6:48 AM ET
Stocks in Shanghai gained as home builders and banks led gainers. Hong Kong stocks declined after Goldman Sachs sold stake in ICBC. China introduces new measures to curb property speculation. U.S. slaps tariff on China products and blamed unfair currency practices.
Sep 30, 2010 6:19 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo trading declined sharply after indexes fell in Europe and the yen hovered near recent highs. For the month, Nikkei increased 1.7% trailing the gains in other markets. Domestic auto output, vehicle exports and retail sales grew, while factory output drops marginally in August.
Sep 30, 2010 6:40 AM ET
Stocks in Sydney fell on the worries that a slowdown in home sales may affect banks. In addition a plan by a rating agency to stress test bank portfolio for mortgage securities. Drop in new home building approvals brings down the Australian dollar from its near two-year high level.
Sep 29, 2010 4:02 PM ET
U.S. indexes rebounded from their lows of the day but the dollar declined and commodities and gold advanced. The rally in indexes this month is still the largest September since 1939. Energy complex stocks gained after crude oil increased to the two week high.
Sep 29, 2010 11:30 AM ET
The UK indexes pared gains after mortgage approvals fell in August. The UK productivity growth rose in the second quarter, services output improved in July, and gross mortgage lending remained flat in the month. British Airways agreed to launch transatlantic joint business with AA and Iberia.