Mar 15, 2013 10:11 AM ET
Bwin.party said total loss for the year narrowed to Ä64.7 million. Rentokil reported net for the year swung to £53.7 million rofit. Safran divested its 12.57% stake in Ingenico SA. Volkswagen net income for the year surged 87% to Ä21.72 billion.
Mar 15, 2013 9:22 AM ET
Japanese lawmakers confirmed the leadership change at the Bank of Japan. Central Bank is scheduled to begin its two-day meeting on April 3. Nikkei jumped 1.5% and banks and shipping companies led the gainers.
Mar 15, 2013 8:45 AM ET
Australian stocks rebounded following the sustained gains in New York. Market indexes opened higher and built more gains after miners and banks participated in the rally.
Mar 15, 2013 8:28 AM ET
Corporation Bank shareholders approved preferential share allotment to government. Dredging opened its public issue of tax-free bonds to raise $90 million. HPCL plans to set up petrochemical complex in Rajasthan. Nalco public offer fully subscribed.
Mar 14, 2013 10:59 AM ET
Global Partners fourth quarter net surged 126% and Hot Topic net jumped 35%. Buckle fourth quarter net climbed 9% to $61.4 million and Menís Wearhouse net loss narrowed. Vera Bradley net climbed 25%.
Mar 14, 2013 11:37 AM ET
Stocks in New York traded higher after weekly jobless claims declined for the second week in a row and wholesale prices fell and current account deficit shrank unexpectedly in February. S&P 500 index inched closer to all-time closing high.
Mar 14, 2013 10:02 AM ET
Generali said profit for the year plunged 68.2% to Ä367 million. Aggreko wins contract worth $200 million. Lufthansa net swung to Ä990 million profit and agreed to buy aircraft worth $11.2 billion from Airbus SAS. Wm Morrison Supermarkets profit rose 3% to £637 million.
Mar 14, 2013 9:36 AM ET
European markets advanced as leaders meet for a two day summit and finance ministers are set to begin meeting tomorrow. Swiss central bank reaffirmed its commitment to defend cap with the euro and left its growth estimate for the current year unrevised.
Mar 14, 2013 8:19 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo advanced after the lower house of Parliament approved the three nominees to lead the Bank of Japan. Foreign investors added Japanese stocks at the fastest pace last week since the record keeping began in 2005. Kubota gained after the company cited higher sales on weaker yen.
Mar 14, 2013 7:52 AM ET
Allahabad Bank lowered interest rate by 5 basis points. BGR Energy pulled out from NTPC power equipment supply contract. Infosys wins five-year contact from BMW Group. Government plans to sell 5% stake of Nalco on Friday.