Mar 28, 2011 1:41 PM ET
European indexes traded sideways after German ruling coalition lost in two key regional elections. Crude oil declined after Libyan rebels advanced with the help of military support from U.S. and European nations. Porsche declined after it plans to sell shares.
Mar 28, 2011 8:04 AM ET
Stocks in Mumbai traded higher after the crude oil eased and investors focused on earnings season. Reliance Industries announced a joint venture with U.S. based D.E. Shaw Group to expand in financial services. India attracted 74 bids for 33 oil blocks in its nine round of auction.
Mar 28, 2011 7:02 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo resumed their slide for the third week in a row as Tokyo Electric Power struggled to contain radiation leak. Tokyo Gas soared 4% after it lifted earnings estimate for the current year. Automakers and D-RAM makers were in focus on the supply chain worries.
Mar 28, 2011 6:25 AM ET
Australian dollar gained to a new post-float high as foreign investment pours in. The Australian dollar traded as high as $1.03 before settling at $1.029. Sigma Pharmaceuticals said its full-year net loss halved.
Mar 25, 2011 4:00 PM ET
U.S. stocks extended gains for the sixth day on earnings optimism and improving economic outlook. The fourth quarter GDP was revised to 3.1% but consumer sentiment worsened on the rising energy prices. Unemployment in 27 states fell in February and California led the nation in employment increase.
Mar 25, 2011 2:00 PM ET
UK stocks edged higher and closed up 3.2% in the week. BP plc lost an arbitration ruling against its Russian partner in a venture TNK-BP. African Barrick Gold soared 2% after it discover more gold in Tanzania.
Mar 25, 2011 10:58 AM ET
U.S. stocks showed modest gains after fourth quarter GDP was revised to 3.1% and consumer sentiment index was lower than expected. Oracle reported sharply higher earnings and Wynn Resorts strikes a deal with online poker site. Accenture reported better than expected outlook.
Mar 25, 2011 12:58 PM ET
European markets traded mixed as the EU leaders cut the startup capital for aid fund but set higher target for capital to 600 billion by June. Portugal political and economic crisis deepens and the nation faces a snap election as early as June. Russia holds key rate. SAP AG and L’Oreal gained.
Mar 25, 2011 10:18 AM ET
European leaders haggle to increase the bailout out fund size and Germany asked to limit contribution as the nation faces a regional election. Portugal slips into a deeper crisis as snap election looms as early as June.
Mar 25, 2011 7:55 AM ET
The Sensex index in Mumbai trading soared 2.3% and for the week added 5.2%. The positive earnings outlook and improving sentiment in world markets emboldened investors. Software exporters led gainers after the industry sought tax relief. Financial Technologies plans to list its commodities exchange.