Dec 07, 2010 4:33 PM ET
U.S. stocks gained after President Obama announced extension of tax cuts and Treasury sold its remaining stake in Citigroup. GE formed a venture with China-based railroad company CSR Corp. Aetna agreed to buy Medicity for $500 million. AGL acquired Nicor in $2.4 billion cash and stock.
Dec 07, 2010 3:31 PM ET
Stock in Mumbai fell. Hindustan Construction signed two agreements with France based Vinci Construction. Kingfisher Airlines said BPCL file petition to claim jet fuel dues worth $45 million. Maruti Suzuki plans to hike prices from January 1.
Dec 07, 2010 6:28 AM ET
Stocks in Mumbai in a choppy trading closed lower. French Prime Minister Sarkozyís business delegation committed to invest 10 billion euros by 2012 in India. BSNL will need more funds to complete private fiber optic network for the armed forces.
Dec 07, 2010 5:17 AM ET
Stocks in Shanghai and Hong Kong closed higher as new home price index in Shanghai stayed above average for the third week in a row. Dalian Port surged 39% on first day of trading in Shanghai.
Dec 07, 2010 7:00 AM ET
Tokyo stocks lost as the yen rose to a three-week high. Otsuka Holdings, the largest healthcare offering since 2006 priced near the bottom of its filing price range. Foreign Exchange reserves declined for the first time in six months to $1.101 trillion.
Dec 07, 2010 4:45 AM ET
Australia left its key lending rate on hold and the Reserve Bank of Australia highlighted low inflation expectations for next several quarters. Stocks rise. Heavy rains damage wheat crops and halt to some of QR Nationalís railroad facilities. Construction activity stayed weak in November.
Dec 06, 2010 4:02 PM ET
U.S. stocks traded sideways as investors digested Fed Chairman Bernanke comments. Gold closed at a new high. U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review gender bias class-action lawsuit appeal against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. France found Continental Airlines guilty for its role in 2000 air crash.
Dec 06, 2010 11:28 AM ET
Dollar General third quarter net sales grew 10% to $3.22 billion. 3M to acquire Winterthur Technologies AG. Kraft Foods is seek preliminary injunction in the U.S. District Court against Starbucks. MetLife estimated fourth quarter net income to be between $170 million and $570 million.
Dec 06, 2010 11:00 AM ET
The UK indexes gained after manufacturing sector forecasted to grow in 2011. Rio Tinto confirmed plans to buy Riversdale for A$15 per share. Rolls-Royce won $110 million in new contracts for energy projects. De La Rue confirmed the receipt of a preliminary bid.
Dec 06, 2010 10:40 AM ET
The European indexes traded sideways after euro area investor confidence fell in December. German construction activity improved in November. Swiss foreign currency reserves rose in November. Hungary debt rating lowered. Russia based X5 Retail agreed to acquire Kopeyka for $1.64 billion.