Apr 14, 2011 9:28 AM ET
The European indexes declined on rising commodity prices. Glencore is expected to raise as much as $11 billion in a dual listing in London and Hong Kong. Danone quarterly sales rose 19% and Roche reported group net sales declined 9%.
Apr 14, 2011 10:37 AM ET
Stocks in Hong Kong and Shanghai rested ahead of inflation data tomorrow. A surge in inflation in March is expected to surpass 5% increase, ahead of government target. Hong Kong residential prices cross the previous peak in 1997 on low interest rates.
Apr 14, 2011 6:59 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo eased as investors face a daunting task of assessing the production losses across several industries. 123jump.com survey conducted in last two weeks suggested production loss of as much as 15%. Foreigners added $4.6 billion of net new stocks in the first week of current fiscal year.
Apr 14, 2011 10:38 AM ET
Hungarian industrial production accelerated in February and retail sales in the Netherlands surged. Norwegian home prices increased 5.1% in the first quarter. Greece jobless rate rose to record 15.1% in January. Swiss economic sentiment improved in April.
Apr 14, 2011 6:12 AM ET
Australian stocks declined ahead of G-20 finance meeting and China economic data. Several mining companies announced or completed fund raising totaling $250 million. NRW Holdings estimated 2011 sales to increased 15% but earnings will be at the lower end of the estimates.
Apr 13, 2011 4:53 PM ET
U.S. indexes gained and oil rebounded on economic optimism a day after the IMF lowered the world economic assessment. Industrial production accelerated in Europe. Markets in Japan and Asia gained ground.
Apr 13, 2011 11:45 AM ET
Adtran first quarter net income surged 88%. Energy Rock agreed to acquire Crow Creek Energy for $525 Million. JPMorgan first quarter net income soared 67% to $5.56 billion. Silgan Holdings agreed to acquire Graham Packaging for $4.1 billion.
Apr 13, 2011 10:43 AM ET
The UK indexes rose led by miners. The UK jobless claims rose unexpectedly in March. Irish consumer sentiment improved in March. WS Atkins surged after forecasting better-than-estimated results for fiscal year 2011.
Apr 13, 2011 10:08 AM ET
U.S. indexes gained after retail sales rose and mortgage activity declined. Silgan agreed to buy Graham Packaging for $4.1 billion. JPMorgan net surged on a strong performance by its investment banking unit and a drop in losses in its credit card portfolio.
Apr 13, 2011 8:50 AM ET
The European indexes rebounded after the biggest drop in four weeks as industrial production accelerated in February. Schneider denied $30 billion bid for Tyco. ASML net surges on strong sales.