Jan 29, 2013 9:33 AM ET
Australian markets added 1.1% and extended six months gain to bull market territory. Flood claims increased to 10,000 and total damages are expected to reach $100 million. Financial markets regulator stricter compliance at Macquarie Equities.
Jan 29, 2013 8:56 AM ET
Dabur third quarter net soared 22.2% and Idea Cellular profit climbed 12.16%. Kalpataru Power net dropped 12.8%. Neyveli Lignite net surged 19.8% and Reliance Capital net jumped 68%. Sterlite Ind. net soared 30%. Torrent Power net declined 55%.
Jan 28, 2013 2:47 PM ET
European markets steadied after a six-week rally that lifted indexes to multi-year highs. The UK pound declined to a six-month low against the dollar and fell to a 14-month low against the euro after weak GDP data.
Jan 28, 2013 12:11 PM ET
Market indexes rested in New York after S&P 500 index crossed a give-year high at the end of last week. Durable goods orders increased more than expected in December. Caterpillar reported better than expected earnings. Toyota Motor surpassed GM with 9.75 million global auto sales.
Jan 28, 2013 10:04 AM ET
Biogen fourth quarter net slipped 3% and Caterpillar net plunged 55% to $697 million. Compuware rejected buyout offer from Elliott Management Corp. Roper net earnings soared 18%.
Jan 28, 2013 9:33 AM ET
Stocks in Japan traded higher and the index crossed 11,000 for the first time since April 2010 but closed lower. The yen declined as low as 91. Fanuc dropped after it lowered earnings outlook. Toyota reported rising global auto sales. Takeda closed up on winning a drug approval.
Jan 28, 2013 8:01 AM ET
Adani Power third quarter net loss widened and Adani Ports net soared 12.5%. Bank of India third quarter net profit jumped 12%. JSW Steel third quarter declined 19% and Reliance Infrastructure profit surged 78%. Whirlpool India net tumbled 52%.
Jan 25, 2013 5:50 PM ET
Markets in New York extended gains for the eighth day and for the fourth week in a row and the S&P 500 index closed above 1,500 for the first time since December 2007. Positive earnings and rising expectations in Europe and Japan lifted world markets. Gold and copper eased.
Jan 25, 2013 12:38 PM ET
European Central Bank said 278 banks are scheduled to repay loans next week issued at the height of crisis two-years ago. UK economy declined at a faster pace in the December quarter. German business climate index improved in January on rising expectations.
Jan 25, 2013 12:34 PM ET
Monte Paschi surged 11% on the hopes that the central bank in Italy will approve the aide as early as tomorrow. EasyJet extended gains after reporting higher sales. STMicroelectronics increased 4% on a broker recommendation. SolarWorld plunged 32% on debt restructuring announcement.