Jan 08, 2015 2:04 PM ET
Stocks in Tokyo followed market advances in Europe and New York. Fast Retailing Co reported 64% jump in earnings on 23% increase in sales led by higher casual-wear sales and weaker yen. Honda Motor Co agreed to pay $70 million to the U.S. transportation regulator.
Jan 08, 2015 12:57 PM ET
Santander plans to raise €7.5 billion in capital. Entertainment One acquired 51% stake in The Mark Gordon. Marks and Spencer said third-quarter sales declined. Standard Chartered plans to reduce 4,000 jobs worldwide. Talk Talk agreed to acquire blinkbox video-on-demand business from Tesco.
Jan 08, 2015 12:43 PM ET
HDFC Bank plans to raise Rs 10,000 crore or $1.6 billion. Wipro won a $400 million contract from the Swiss-based ABB. Kotak Mahindra closed at a record high after shareholders approved the purchase of ING Vysya Bank.
Jan 07, 2015 11:45 AM ET
Greenbrier net soared and agreed to acquire 19.5% stake in Amsted-Maxion Hortolandia. Monsanto profit tumbled 34% on 7% decline in revenues. MSC Industries net fell 3%. Supervalu profit surged 155%. Schulman net plunged 13%. UniFirst net jumped 9%.
Jan 07, 2015 11:16 AM ET
Stocks in Japan rebounded after dropping the most in fifteen months and then yen held near 119 to a dollar. Foreign investors are increasingly looking to sell Japanese stocks and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe struggles with structural reforms.
Jan 07, 2015 10:43 AM ET
Boohoo.com tumbled 40% on weak outlook. EnBW Energie agreed to sell 49.9% stake worth €720 million to Macquarie Capital. Sainsbury third-quarter sales fell. Persimmon revenues climbed 23% to £2.6 billion.
Jan 07, 2015 9:28 AM ET
Australian market indexes opened higher but at close fell in choppy session with moderate volume. Real estate companies were in favor and investors sold energy related stocks after crude oil extended losses and fell to a new five-year low.
Jan 07, 2015 11:24 AM ET
Maruti Suzuki total production climbed 18.2% and total sales soared 20.8%. Praj Ind secured an order to build an ethanol plant in Uganda, Africa.
Jan 06, 2015 12:42 PM ET
U.S. market indexes declined more than 1% and S&P 500 index fell for the fifth day in a row. Crude oil declined 4% and gold added 1.2%. European markets remained volatile as political leaders in the region debate the fallout of Greek exit from the euro.
Jan 06, 2015 11:59 AM ET
Verizon Communications approached AOL for takeover or a partnership deal. Coach agreed to acquire Stuart Weitzman for $574 million. Hhgregg plunged after weak forecast. Lindsay net tumbled 26% on 8% decrease in revenues.