Jan 09, 2014 10:48 AM ET
Arkema lowered its full-year earnings guidance. TGS-NOPEC Geophysical lifted revenue forecast for the quarter and fiscal 2013. Wartsila confirmed the preliminary proposal from Rolls-Royce. Morrison said total sales dropped by 2%.
Jan 09, 2014 10:24 AM ET
Australian retail sales in November increased 0.7% following a 0.5% rise in October. Building approvals declined 1.5% in the month but surged 22% from a year ago. Port Hedland Port Authority said iron ore shipment to China jumped 8% in December.
Jan 09, 2014 9:30 AM ET
Hindustan Motors plans to divest its stake in Tiruvallur plant to raise Rs 150 crore. Infosys estimated third-quarter climbed 12%. Suven Life Sciences secured three product patents in Australia, Sri Lanka and South Korea.
Jan 08, 2014 1:44 AM ET
AZZ net rose 20% as revenue climbed 32%. Constellation Brands net climbed 93%. Forest Lab agreed to acquire Aptalis Holdings from TPG Capital for $2.9 billion in cash. Monsanto profit climbed 8.5% and sales rose 7%. RPM Intl net soared 53%.
Jan 08, 2014 12:21 PM ET
Stocks on Wall Street eased ahead of jobs report and earnings releases later in the week. Forest Labs agreed to acquire Aptalis Pharma for $2.9 billion in cash. European Unionís jobless rate remained at elevated level of 12.1%.
Jan 08, 2014 10:46 AM ET
Air France Klm said passenger traffic in December rose 3%. Sainsbury third-quarter sales grew 2.7%. Mothercare group sales declined 6%. Goldman Sachs and KKR sold 10.8% Kion stake. Persimmon revenue in the year soared 21%.
Jan 08, 2014 9:47 AM ET
The broader Topix index increased the most in five months and closed at a five-year high. The yen edged lower 0.4% for the second day in a row. Nintendo surged 11% after China lifted a decade-old ban. Seven & I jumped 6%. FamilyMart gained 3%.
Jan 08, 2014 9:01 AM ET
Australian job vacancies declined 0.3% in three months to November and dropped 14.9% from a year ago period. Residential construction recovery slowed in December. E*Trade in Australia reported annual profit.
Jan 08, 2014 8:41 AM ET
Aban Offshore secured contract worth Rs 380 crore. Maruti said auto production in December declined 7%. Omax Autos plans to consolidate four subsidiaries. Prestige Estates sales soared 25%. Titagarh divested its entire stake in Barrackpore Enterprises.
Jan 07, 2014 3:28 PM ET
Stocks on Wall Street advanced after falling for three days in a row and the dollar gained against the Canadian dollar and the euro. U.S. trade deficit declined to a 4-year low and the Canadian trade deficit widened. German unemployment dropped and the euro-area inflation slowed.