Oct 28, 2013 12:56 PM ET
Aggreko jumped after third-quarter outlook. Balfour Beatty secured defense contracts worth £73 million. G4S rejected offer of £1.6 billion for cash business. BAE Systems signed agreement with Japan Airlines. Mediobanca net surged 57%. TNT Express profit plunged 33%.
Oct 28, 2013 12:27 PM ET
Stocks on Wall Street were nearly unchanged and earnings were in focus. One euro fetched $1.37 and oil and gold advanced. Existing home sales declined for the fourth month in a row. Output at factories increased 0.1% in September from revised 0.5% gain in August.
Oct 28, 2013 2:54 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo gained and the Nikkei index soared 2.2%, a rebound from Friday losses. The yen weakened to 97.60 against one dollar. Toyota and its subsidiaries sold 2.5 million vehicles in third quarter, surpassing 2.4 million sold by General Motors.
Oct 28, 2013 10:20 AM ET
Australian stocks gained and the ASX 200 index added 1%. Banks were in focus ahead of earnings and stocks jumped near record territory on the expectations of higher earnings.
Oct 28, 2013 9:44 AM ET
Ajanta Pharma net surged 155% after revenue soared. Colgate-Palmolive net declined 25% as sales dropped 16%. Dabur profit surged 23%. JSW Energy net plunged 36%. Just Dial profit jumped 98% on sales increase of 29%. Neyveli Lignite net plunged 28%.
Oct 25, 2013 1:02 PM ET
Amazon sales topped estimates. Microsoft net surged 17% and revenue jumped 16%. Moody’s said quarterly net was flat. Procter & Gamble profit jumped 8%. Rockwell net soared 15%. United Parcel net surged 134%. Zynga surged after net loss narrowed.
Oct 25, 2013 11:21 AM ET
BASF profit climbed 19%. Electrolux net tumbled 29%. Renault said group revenue dropped 3% to €8 billion but registrations rose. Volvo said net income was nearly flat but net sales dropped 5%.
Oct 25, 2013 11:03 AM ET
U.S. stocks maintained a positive bias in trading after durable goods orders rose more than expected on military purchases but consumer sentiment index declined Twitter sets $10 billion valuation for its public offering.
Oct 25, 2013 10:14 AM ET
Nikkei in Tokyo eased and closed down 3.3% in the week. The yen gained for the second week in a row. Softbank Corp dropped 5% after Alibaba shelved its plan to list its stock. JFE Holdings lowered earnings outlook and Posco lowered its annual steel sales estimate.
Oct 25, 2013 9:35 AM ET
Australian indexes advanced for the third week in a row and resource and banking stocks led the advance. BHP and Rio Tinto are in talks to sell stakes in international joint ventures as both miners retrench from international expansion.