Feb 18, 2013 10:19 AM ET
Australian stocks closed higher and mining and financial stocks extended gains. Boart Longyear plunged 8% after it reported 58% fall in full-year profit. Lend Lease reported 39% increase in profit. Amcor half-year net increased 16%.
Feb 15, 2013 2:23 PM ET
Stocks on Wall Street traded sideways and investors awaited comments from G20 policymakers gathering in Moscow. Gold and silver plunged sharply and the yen and the euro were in focus. 3G Capital and Berkshire Hathaway offered $1.4 billion in breakup fees for the Heinz deal.
Feb 15, 2013 11:45 AM ET
U.S. stocks traded sideways as earnings, deals and currency trading overshadowed market sentiment. The euro and yen were in focus ahead of comments from policymakers gathering from 20 nations in Moscow. U.S. industrial production declined in January.
Feb 15, 2013 1:45 PM ET
European markets edged slightly higher after the release of mixed batch of earnings. The meeting of G 20 finance ministers and central bankers drew attention from currency traders after the yen declined sharply in the last three months.
Feb 15, 2013 10:19 AM ET
American Electric Power fourth quarter net tumbled 93% and Campbell Soup second quarter net slipped 7%. CBS Corp fourth quarter net climbed 6% and Kraft Foods net tumbled 72%. Smucker third quarter net surged 32% and V.F. Corp fourth quarter net soared 30%.
Feb 15, 2013 9:32 AM ET
Investors sold stocks in Tokyo as the yen strengthened ahead of comments from G20 finance ministers in Moscow. Electronics exporters and automakers declined. Kirin Holdings declined 5% on weaker than expected operating earnings.
Feb 15, 2013 8:57 AM ET
Australian markets held firm for the third day in a row and banks and defensive companies led the gainers and miners led the decliners. ANZ reported a decline in profit in the latest quarter.
Feb 15, 2013 1:46 PM ET
Anglo American, the copper and precious metals miner reported revenues in the quarter increased 10% but swung to a net loss of 10%. Aker Solutions plunged 12% on a decline in net income. Eni SpA said net income fell 1.4%.
Feb 15, 2013 8:30 AM ET
DLF third quarter net slumped 10.5% and GAIL (India) net surged 18%. HCL Infosystems net swung to a loss and HNG net swung to a loss. MTNL and Suzlon Energy net loss widened. Tata Motors net plummeted 52%.
Feb 14, 2013 2:37 PM ET
Stocks trade sideways on weak economic data from the euro zone and Japan. Deal making was in full swing after four large deals signal improving business confidence. World markets were on the defensive. Gold and copper eased but natural gas and gasoline were on the rise.