Dec 07, 2009 4:50 PM ET
Japan bank lending declined 0.9% to 422.2 trillion yen in November. Tokyo office vacancy jumps to 6.4% in November. Japan foreign currency reserve assets soar to $1.1 trillion in November. Japan Airlines is likely to get a loan guarantee of as much as $7.8 billion.
Dec 07, 2009 5:06 PM ET
Stocks in Mumbai traded lower after rupee weakened and gold prices edged lower. Edserv Softsystems Ltd plans to raise $25 million. GVK Power acquires 17% stake in Bangalore airport project from Larsen Toubro. Dr Reddys Lab falls.
Dec 07, 2009 2:09 PM ET
German orders in October fell 2.1% from September and declined 8.5% from a year ago month. Greece led the decliners in region after S&P placed its debt on a watch list. Thales and Safran negotiate to reorganize and swap assets. The retailer, Arcandor AG surges on the improved business outlook.
Dec 07, 2009 1:26 PM ET
UK stocks wavered as the commodities declined and the dollar was on the rise in European trading. Shanks Group surges after Carlyle Group makes an unsolicited offer. Banks retreated after Chancellor of Exchequer Darling said that he will tax excessive bonuses at banks.
Dec 07, 2009 5:04 PM ET
Nvidia Corp and AMD increased after Intel canceled its latest graphic chip. MetroPCS gained on positive comments. AsiaInfo Holdings acquired China based Linkage Technologies for $730 million. Healthcare stocks advanced as the U.S. lawmakers debate the industry reforms.
Dec 07, 2009 2:10 PM ET
U.S. stocks and the dollar are edging higher as the rate increase speculation swirl the market. Citigroup trades lower after the Kuwait Investment Authority sells its entire stake and earns $1.1 billion profit. Gold and crude oil are on the decline in New York and London.
Dec 04, 2009 7:05 PM ET
Stocks in Australia declined as commodities prices faltered. CBA lifted rates on various loan products by as much as 0.5% following the decision of the Reserve Bank of Australia. Lend Lease considers buying ING Retail Property Fund.
Dec 04, 2009 6:48 PM ET
China Shipbuilding Industry filed to sell shares in an IPO to raise $2.2 billion. Chinese state controlled companies lost nearly $1.7 billion in derivative transactions and regulators partly blamed foreign banks for losses. Investors worry about real estate bubble in mainland China and in Hong Kong.
Dec 04, 2009 5:48 PM ET
Tech stocks retained their gains at close in New York but the Dow and the Nasdaq lost early gains. The jobs report set the stage for a rally in stocks and gold plunged 4.5% and yields on Treasuries increased. The unemployment in November edged lower surprising most economists.
Dec 04, 2009 1:41 PM ET
The European markets indexes closed higher after the release of better than expected jobs data in the U.S. Biotest AG gained 4% after it won the EU approval to market its hepatitis drug in the region. Volkswagen receives shareholders approval to issue up to 135 million preferred shares.