Jun 09, 2015 1:16 PM ET
GE agreed to sell its U.S. sponsor finance business and bank loan portfolio to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for $12 billion. Burlington Stores net surged 118%. Casey''s General Stores net climbed 98%. H & R Block net fell. Lululemon net more than doubled.
Jun 09, 2015 11:29 AM ET
Creston net soared 43% to £7.3 million. Iomart agreed to acquire SystemsUp for £10 million. Oxford Instruments net swung to a loss of £6 million but revenues climbed 7%. RPC Group net jumped 47% to £41 million.
Jun 09, 2015 10:15 AM ET
Nikkei in Tokyo fell the most in five weeks after the dollar retreated from its recent highs. In the session, the dollar touched to a 13-year high. Market indexes across Asia declined on the dollar move and indexes in Jakarta, Philippines and Taiwan plunged at least 1.8%.
Jun 09, 2015 10:02 AM ET
Australian market indexes declined for the sixth session in a row. New home loans in May increased 1% following 1.6% increase in April. Australian dollar held firm below 78 U.S. cents. Nine Entertainment plunged 18% on lowered earnings outlook for the year.
Jun 09, 2015 8:45 AM ET
Reserve Bank of India permitted banks to tighten grip on debt defaulters and force corporate restructuring. Adani Group plans to raise $3.5 billion through global bonds. HDFC plans to raise up to ₹5,000 crore through non-convertible debentures.
Jun 08, 2015 1:40 PM ET
Market indexes on Wall Street traded lower on the worries that the upbeat jobs report may facilitate rate hike later in the year. Deutsche Bank in Germany overhauled its executive team and European lenders and politicians struggled to find compromise on Greece.
Jun 08, 2015 11:46 AM ET
Apollo Global offered $3.3 billion for Saint-Gobain''s Verallia. McDonald''s U.S. comparable stores sales in May declined 2.2%. Argan profit doubled after revenues soared 67%. Sears net loss narrowed as sales plunge. Vail Resorts net soared 13%.
Jun 08, 2015 11:00 AM ET
Deutsche Bank replaces current chief executive team. Phoenix IT net swung to profit but revenues declined 7%. Shire is in talk to acquire Switzerland-based rival Actelion for £12.4 billion. Syngenta rejected second $45 billion proposal from Monsanto.
Jun 08, 2015 9:14 AM ET
In quiet trading, Nikkei average in Tokyo edged lower for the second day after the economy expanded at a faster-than-expected pace in the first quarter. NTT Data agreed to acquire consulting group in the U.S. for $212 million. Dentsu said May revenues soared across all advertising channels.
Jun 08, 2015 9:00 AM ET
Adani Power and Rpower signed an agreement to invest a combined $5.5 billion in Bangladesh. Kotak Mahindra and ING Bank to explore cross border business opportunities.