Oct 27, 2009 5:31 PM ET
Stocks gyrated in New York but markets in Europe, Canada, South America and Asia declined. Earnings related stocks were in focus. Steelmakers declined around the world after U.S. Steel swung to a loss. Mexico, Brazil and Shanghai dropped nearly 3% Japan and HK lost more than 1.5%.
Oct 27, 2009 4:22 PM ET
European markets declined in the region with banks leading the losers. ING Groep was suspended from trading on the NYSE Euronext. Dassault Systems intends to acquire certain software related assets from IBM. Daimler Benz net plunged 80%. Michelin SCA quarterly sales fell 11%.
Oct 27, 2009 2:11 PM ET
UK stocks in volatile trading edged higher. Commodities prices increased. Banks declined as investors feared tighter EU bailout conditions. BP Plc gained nearly 5% after it reported higher than expected earnings on tighter cost control. Reckitt Benckiser third quarter net increased 25%.
Oct 27, 2009 11:54 AM ET
TD Ameritrade third quarter net declined 9% on 1.3% rise in revenues. China based ADRs declined after a drop in the benchmark indexes in Shanghai and Hong Kong. Wynn Resorts, Limited led the decliners in the S&P 500 index with a loss of 8.5%. Potlatch Corp announces senior notes offering.
Oct 27, 2009 4:52 PM ET
U.S. stocks gyrated after the latest measure of consumer confidence showed a decline. Metropolitan home prices increased for the third month in a row as the tax incentives supported the market. Crude oil gained. BP plc reported better than expected earnings on cost control.
Oct 26, 2009 6:16 PM ET
Japanese rail technology companies may benefit from new orders from China as it builds high speed links between Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. Toyota Industries Corp. reviews full year profit forecast. JFE Holdings first half profit eases to 28.7 billion yen. Chiyoda Corp drops on revised outlook.
Oct 26, 2009 5:54 PM ET
Australian producer prices increased at 0.1% in September, smaller rise than expected. The prospects of interest rate increase at the next RBA meeting remain high. The largest sugar refiner, CSR Ltd. plans a rights offering of A$375 million.
Oct 26, 2009 5:31 PM ET
Home builders, banks and newspapers publishers closed lower. Banks fell on the worries that more capital may be needed to meet regulatory requirements. Home builders fell before the expiry of first-time home buyer tax incentives. Newspapers circulation decline accelerated in the last six months.
Oct 26, 2009 4:59 PM ET
Banks and insurers fell after cautious comments from Deutsche Bank. The nuclear reactor builder Areva SA completed €750 million 10-year bond offering. The Dutch bank ING Groep NV plunged on the plans to raise €7.5 billion in rights offering.
Oct 26, 2009 1:59 PM ET
UK stocks tracked the gains in commodities and energy prices. The legal outsourcing services provider CPA Global is likely to be acquired by a private equity firm for £400 million. The pawnbroker H&T Group surged on higher revenues estimate. Churchill Mining estimated one billion tons of coal.