Jan 12, 2015 10:21 AM ET
Aer Lingus Group rejected IAG’s revised offer. Roche Holding agreed to acquire Foundation Medicine for $1.2 billion. Onex agreed to acquire Survitec for £450 million. Shire Plc agreed to acquire the U.S.-based NPS Pharmaceuticals for $5.2 billion.
Jan 12, 2015 9:53 AM ET
Investors from U.S., Japan and Australia announce investment plans at Vibrant Gujarat summit. Adani struck a partnership with Australia-based Woodside Energy for energy exploration and invest $4 billion in partnership with U.S.-based SunEdison Inc in Gujarat.
Jan 09, 2015 12:31 PM ET
Market indexes in New York declined as much as 1.1% after December month jobs increase was better-than-expected and jobless rate dropped to 5.6%. However, wages declined 0.2%. In 2014, employers at all levels added monthly 246,000 net new jobs after adding 196,000 a month in 2013.
Jan 09, 2015 11:45 AM ET
Acuity Brands net soared 15% on 12% increase in revenues. AZZ net jumped 9%. Bed Bath & Beyond profit declined 5% after revenues rose 3%. PriceSmart net dropped 5% but revenues climbed 8%. XL agreed to acquire Catlin Group for $4.2 billion.
Jan 09, 2015 11:08 AM ET
Laird Plc plunged 9% despite the engineering company reaffirmed its fourth-quarter outlook. Sodexo revenues in the first-quarter climbed 4.7% to €5.1 billion. XL Group agreed to acquire Catlin Group for about £2.8 billion.
Jan 09, 2015 10:02 AM ET
Nikkei index in Tokyo gained in subdued trading and the yen traded near 119 against the U.S. dollar. Stable oil prices and low inflation in China also added to caution in Tokyo trading. Convenience store chain operator, Seven & I reported better-than-expected nine-month sales.
Jan 09, 2015 9:40 AM ET
Australian market indexes jumped 1.6% after oil price stabilized and international markets advanced. Inflation index in China was nearly flat at 1.5% in December prompting calls for more policy measures from the government.
Jan 09, 2015 9:10 AM ET
Infosys soared 5% after the second largest software services provider reported better-than-expected results and offered an improved outlook. ABB won a contract Rs 256 crore in Sri Lanka. NBCC secured an order worth Rs 1,237 crore in Odisha. Tech Mahindra acquire Geneva-based Sofgen Holdings.
Jan 08, 2015 2:38 AM ET
Apollo Education net plummeted 66% on 15% decline in revenues. Constellation Brands profit jumped 5%. Family Dollar net tumbled 47%. Global Payments net edged up 1% but revenues soared 10%.
Jan 08, 2015 2:37 PM ET
Australian stocks and dollar traded higher after a surprise increase in buildings approvals. Seasonally adjusted November building approvals surprisingly increased 7.5% after upwardly revised 11.5% in October.