Nov 24, 2009 3:31 PM ET
Banks in Japan closed lower on the worries that more capital will be needed to meet regulatory requirements. Talks of deflation rattled investors. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc plans $11 billion offering for the second time this year. The troubled airline JAL restructuring face hurdles.
Nov 24, 2009 2:51 PM ET
European markets closed lower and banks led the decliners in the region. The confidence index increased in Germany and was unchanged in France. Daimler AG signs two joint venture agreements with a Russian truck maker.
Nov 24, 2009 1:53 PM ET
UK stocks closed lower tracking the weakness in metals and commodities. Lloyds of London plans to raise £13.5 billion in the largest rights offering in the UK. De La Rue plc, the commercial printer declined after its net dropped 90%.
Nov 24, 2009 12:09 PM ET
Barnes & Noble, Inc meets analyst expectations. Brocade Communications Systems, Inc fourth quarter profit slips and sales increased 31%. ING declines 9%. Medtronic gains after it lifts earnings outlook.
Nov 24, 2009 9:55 AM ET
U.S. stocks edged lower after the third quarter economic growth estimate was lowered to 2.8% from 3.5%. Metropolitan home prices increased at a slower pace in September, fourth monthly increase in a row. The index is still 9.36% lower from a year ago.
Nov 24, 2009 9:07 AM ET
Stocks in Mumbai traded lower. Hindalco plans to raise as much as $580 million. Reliance Industries declined as investors question the benefits of acquiring bankrupt LyondellBasell to shareholders. Rupee traded lower to 46.57 against the dollar.
Nov 23, 2009 7:01 PM ET
The U.S. market indexes closed higher after October home sales increased 10.1%. The data also lifted indexes in Canada, Mexico, South America and Europe. U.S. Treasury raised $44 billion through the sale of 2-year at the record low yields.
Nov 23, 2009 7:02 PM ET
U.S. stocks traded higher after the release of better than expected existing home sales in October. European markets gained momentum after the home statistics and closed up more than 2.2%. IMF chief warned that banks have declared only half the losses.
Nov 23, 2009 1:33 PM ET
European benchmark indexes closed higher after commodities rallied and energy prices gained. The composite index of services and industries showed an expansion across 16-nations in the euro zone. Alstom SA was awarded €100 million contract in South Africa.
Nov 23, 2009 12:57 PM ET
The UK benchmark index rose 2.2% after a rise in commodities and energy prices. Lloyds Banking Group plans to issue £7.5 billion of new convertible securities in exchange of junior notes that may be counted towards core capital. Experian Plc plans to open credit bureau in India.