Jan 06, 2010 1:52 PM ET
Family Dollar Stores, Inc led gainers in the S&P 500 index. Zep Inc turns to profit in first quarter. The Mosaic Company second quarter net income falls 89%. Synnex Corp fourth quarter net up. The agrochemicals maker Monsanto posts first quarter loss on weak sales.
Jan 06, 2010 10:38 AM ET
Mumbai stocks retained their momentum as evidence of economic health mount. The publisher of Hindi and Gujarati newspapers D.B. Corp on its first day of trading increased 25%. Bharat Heavy Electricals received an order to set up a solar power plant in Karnataka.
Jan 06, 2010 10:10 AM ET
Stocks in New York were nearly unchanged after the release of private sector employment data. Orange juice futures traded near two-year high and natural gas and heating prices advance as well. Family Dollar surges 10% after quarterly net gains 14%.
Jan 06, 2010 9:37 AM ET
Severe weather conditions affected lives in several countries from China, to Northern Europe to the U.S. Southeast. Crude oil, aluminum and orange juice futures contracts gained. Wholesale prices of electricity surged in France and Germany as temperatures drop to record lows.
Jan 05, 2010 8:09 PM ET
The benchmark index in India increased after direct tax revenues in the first nine months are ahead of estimates and more automakers launch small cars in India. Commodities linked stocks also gained after metals prices gained. Godrej Properties on its first day of trading settled 9% higher.
Jan 05, 2010 7:50 PM ET
Hong Kong stocks increased following gains in Europe and New York. Resource sector stocks rallied after energy prices gained as the freezing weather in Asia and North America drive the fuel demand higher. Casino stocks surged in after December revenues exceed the estimates.
Jan 05, 2010 7:11 PM ET
Finance Minister of Japan Hirohisa Fujii has resigned from the government as he battles poor health. The yen traded near its recent lows and stocks held their grounds ahead of the earnings season next week. Yucheng Technologies and NTT Data to build banking network in China.
Jan 05, 2010 5:47 PM ET
Australian stocks increased following a rebound in energy and metals markets. Griffin Coal Mining Co appointed an administrator and is looking to sell assets of coal leases. Lihir Gold and Newcrest Mining gain on a strength in copper, silver and gold.
Jan 05, 2010 5:08 PM ET
Stocks in New York fell after housing market worries resurfaced. European markets closed lower and German unemployment was unchanged in December. Google launches its wireless phone as more users access Internet from their phones.
Jan 05, 2010 4:35 PM ET
European markets closed lower in light trading. German unemployment rate was unchanged in December at 8.1%. BNP Paribas unit plans covered bond issue. Airbus hopes A400 million negotiations will be concluded by the end of January. Vinci SA unit buys Keolis stakes in four French airport operators.