Nov 19, 2010 12:46 AM ET
The UK indexes fell after China inflation worries dragged commodities lower and Ireland moved closer to accept a bailout package. The UK construction sentiment declined in the third quarter. Vedanta raised $6 billion for Cairn India deal. Accenture agreed to buy Germany''s CAS Computer.
Nov 19, 2010 12:45 AM ET
European indexes declined after China raised the reserve ratio by 50 basis points. Ireland edged closer to accepting bailout package. German PPI rose in October. Greek current account deficit narrowed and Italy industrial orders fell in September.
Nov 19, 2010 12:43 AM ET
U.S. stocks traded lower after China raised commercial banks'' reserve requirement ratio. Ireland inched closer to bailout. Chevron agreed to sell its aviation fuel marketing business in Caribbean to France-based Rubis. Dell net surged amid strong corporate demand. Cisco expands stock buyback plan.
Nov 19, 2010 12:34 AM ET
Stock in Mumbai tumbled. Bharti Airtel rose 0.6% after the government panel highlighted irregularities in 2G spectrum allocation. Coal India rose 0.6%. Hindustan Construction decreased 3.1% and received an observation letter for its unit Lavasa Corpís proposed $400 million public offering.
Nov 19, 2010 12:29 AM ET
Stocks in China gained for the day but dropped more than 3% in the week. China is considering tightening rules to avoid insider trading. SAIC Motor Co buys nearly 1% stake in General Motor. Strong demand from China and India is expected to boost gold sale in 2010 according to the World Gold Council.
Nov 19, 2010 12:25 AM ET
Nikkei benchmark index posted a 3% gain for the week. Mongolian President invites Japan to develop rare earth market. A survey shows that China may have eased supplies of rare earth minerals to Japan. Crude steel output rises for the 12th consecutive month in October.
Nov 19, 2010 12:22 AM ET
Australian shares closed marginally lower and fell 1.4% for the week. BHP decides to open its rail line in Pilbara region to smaller mining companies. Fortescue plans to double its iron ore capacity in its Pilbara hubs.
Nov 18, 2010 12:14 AM ET
The UK indexes traded higher after Ireland is negotiating a bailout package with the EU, the ECB and the IMF. The UK public borrowing surpassed expectations, retail sales rose, and gross mortgage lending fell in October. SABMiller net rose on price increases as well as growth in emerging markets.
Nov 18, 2010 12:11 AM ET
The European indexes rose on optimism of a successful bailout plan for Ireland. Euro area current account deficit rose in September. German employment climbed in the third quarter. Dutch unemployment rate fell in October but consumer confidence improved in November. Portugal PPI rose in October.
Nov 18, 2010 9:35 AM ET
U.S. stocks gained on expectations for a resolution to the Irish debt crisis and weekly jobless claims rose 2,000 to 439,000. GM priced its public offering at $33 per share. OECD cut 2011 global growth forecast. Western Coal received C$3.3 billion merger proposal from Walter Energy.