Dec 01, 2010 10:21 AM ET
Indexes in European region rose sharply after Portugal completed the sale of Treasury bills. The sentiment improved after positive comments from the ECB officials. Euro area manufacturing activities improved in November and German retail sales rose in October.
Dec 01, 2010 9:39 AM ET
U.S. stocks advanced after private sector employment expanded in November and productivity in the third quarter was revised higher. The euro rebounded and European markets traded higher after Portugal completed the sale of 500 million euros Treasury bills.
Dec 01, 2010 7:43 AM ET
Stock in Mumbai gained as automobile and cement sales in November surged. Coal India is looking to take a 10% stake in Australian assets of U.S. based Peabody Energy. ONGC expects to launch $3 billion follow-on public offer in March 2011.
Dec 01, 2010 6:55 AM ET
Sensex Index in Mumbai soared after the latest read on manufacturing showed a robust expansion. October exports rose at a faster pace than imports. Manganese Ore Limited IPO is oversubscribed 29 times.
Dec 01, 2010 11:09 PM ET
Japanese stocks gained and the yen rose. Domestic auto sales drop 31% in November from a year earlier as customers held back after the expiry of one-time government subsidy. October steel shipments declined 0.6% from a year ago.
Dec 01, 2010 6:23 AM ET
Indexes in Shanghai and Hong Kong closed higher after the manufacturing expanded. Shanghai real estate volumes surged 50% from a year ago but prices were flat. October retail sales in Hong Kong soared 22% from a year earlier.
Dec 01, 2010 5:56 AM ET
Stocks in Australia stayed little changed after third quarter GDP expanded little. Rio Tinto plans a further investment of $1.2 billion in Pilbara to increase iron ore output. Australian employers face rising wage pressures and consumers worries expensive utilities.