Apr 16, 2015 1:47 PM ET
Blackstone net more than doubled. Citigroup profit climbed 23% but revenues dropped 3%. Goldman Sachs net soared 41% on 14% increase in revenues. Netflix net tumbled 55% but revenues jumped 24%. UnitedHealth revenues and net surged 13%.
Apr 16, 2015 12:31 PM ET
Debenhams pre-tax profit jumped 4% to £89 million. Diageo sales in the third-quarter fell 0.7%. SABMiller sales in the fourth-quarter jumped 2%. Unilever sales in the first-quarter soared 12% to €12.8 billion.
Apr 16, 2015 10:59 AM ET
German government bond yield dropped near zero a day after the European Central Bank reaffirmed its commitment to bond-purchase program and print vast amount of new money. Greek bond yields jumped to new high as debt negotiations drag on.
Apr 16, 2015 9:54 AM ET
Japanese stocks traded lower and the food industry index fell after leading all other industries in the year with a surge of 18%. Energy stocks led the gainers in the session after crude oil price jumped to a new 2015-high. Sharp Corp soared on the hopes of restructuring.
Apr 16, 2015 9:23 AM ET
Australian market indexes rebounded after a decline in jobless rate and a slight rise in motor vehicle sales. The recent one-week-long rise in crude oil prices lifted energy stocks. Fortescue Metals, the third largest iron ore miner in Australia, reported 9% decline in cash cost to $25.90 a ton.
Apr 16, 2015 9:56 AM ET
Stocks in Mumbai traded lower ahead of earnings announcements. Gammon secured two new projects. IndusInd Bank said net in the fourth-quarter jumped 25%. Tata Steel production fell 1%. TCS, the flagship company of Tata Group reported flat quarterly sales. Tata Motors March global sales rise 9%.
Apr 15, 2015 1:49 PM ET
Market indexes on Wall Street traded higher and Bank of America reported profit in the first-quarter of 2015. European Union alleged Google with anti-competitive practice of directing traffic to its own shopping services ahead of rivals.
Apr 15, 2015 12:41 PM ET
Bank of America net swung to profit but revenues declined 6%. CSX net climbed 11% on flat revenues. Delta Air Lines net soared more than two-fold. Intel net rose 3% after flat revenues. PNC Financial net declined 6%. U.S. Bancorp profit rose 3%.
Apr 15, 2015 12:01 PM ET
Market indexes in Japan closed nearly flat after the recent run up in anticipation of higher earnings driven by weaker yen. Drug makers led the decliners. Chip equipment makers dropped after Intel lowered its capital spending plan in the current year.
Apr 15, 2015 11:47 AM ET
The ECB left rates on hold and Draghi said stimulus is working. ASML profit surged 32% on 11% increase in revenues. EXOR offered to acquire PartnerRe Ltd for $6.4 billion. Burberry said revenues in the second-half soared 10%. JD Sports net jumped 30% and revenues climbed 25%.