Nov 06, 2013 10:11 AM ET
ABB India net surged 78%. Bajaj Auto October declined 6% and profit jumped 13%. BHEL net plunged 64% and revenues dropped 11%. Clariant Chemicals net surged as sales soared 30%.Glaxo jumped 14% and Goodyear net soared 33%. SBT net plunged 59%.
Nov 05, 2013 11:28 AM ET
U.S. indexes struggled as investors questioned stretched valuations and digested latest string of earnings. U.S. government is set to release economic growth estimate on Thursday. U.S. dollar advanced in six of the last seven sessions after euro zone growth outlook was lowered.
Nov 05, 2013 10:18 AM ET
Investors in Tokyo shifted focus to domestic earnings and economic issues and the yen gained a fraction. Nikkei advanced but the focus remained on the yen trading. Nissan plunged 10% after it lowered annual earnings outlook. Toyota is set to release its half-year results tomorrow.
Nov 05, 2013 9:35 AM ET
Australian market indexes retained early advance in the day after Reserve Bank left its reference rate on hold at 2.5%. The dollar slid after RBA Governor Stevens comments the dollar was uncomfortably high.
Nov 05, 2013 9:33 AM ET
Becton, Dickinson net plummeted 69%. Cognizant net climbed 15% and revenues rose 7%. Hertz Global net jumped 12%. J&J agreed to pay $2.2 billion to settle drug marketing violations. Rock-Tenn profit soared more than double. Tidewater net surged 31%.
Nov 05, 2013 8:43 AM ET
3i Infotech net swung to a loss after sales plunged 18%. Ashok Leyland October unit sales declined 15%. Punj Lloyd net loss widened but revenue jumped 13%. Procter & Gamble profit surged 21% as sales soared 32%. Wyeth net dropped 39% but sales climbed 10%.
Nov 05, 2013 8:47 AM ET
BMW net increased 3% to €1.3 billion on flat sales. Marks and Spencer net soared 14% to £242 million. PPF Group agreed to buy Telefónica Czech Republic for €2.5 billion. Vivendi agreed to sell majority stake in Maroc Telecom for €4.2 billion to Etisalat.
Nov 04, 2013 10:20 AM ET
CME Group net jumped 16%. CST Brands net surged 71%. Icahn Enterprises profit surged to $472 million but revenue dropped 7%. Kellogg net rose 3% on flat revenues. Spectra Energy net climbed 43%.
Nov 04, 2013 9:38 AM ET
Alcatel Lucent net loss narrowed as sales rose. AMEC agreed to acquire US-based Automated Engineering for $28 million. Ryanair profit rose 1% to €602 million and lowered full-year outlook. HSBC profit jumped 28%. Ryanair and Weir lowered fiscal year outlook.
Nov 04, 2013 9:30 AM ET
Australian markets traded lower and investors took a cautious view ahead of rate decision tomorrow. Westpac reported record annual profit and issued a special dividend of $310 million or 10 cents a share. Coca Cola Amatil estimated annual net to decline between 5% and 7%.