Apr 30, 2013 12:05 PM ET
Aetna first quarter net slid 4% and Avon net swung to a loss. BP net surged to $16.9 billion. Domino’s net surged 66% as same store sales jumped 6.2%. NYSE Euronext net climbed 15% and Office Depot net swung to a loss. Pfizer net soared 53%.
Apr 30, 2013 11:17 AM ET
Carphone Warehouse agreed to acquire the remaining 50% stake in a joint venture held by Best Buy for £471 million. Deutsche Bank first quarter net income rose 19% to €1.65 billion. Lloyds profit for the quarter surged £1.54 billion. UBS profit fell to Sfr 988 million. Unilever invest $5.4 billion.
Apr 30, 2013 9:37 AM ET
Stocks in early trading traded sideways ahead of Fed statement tomorrow and weak earnings from Pfizer. Best Buy agreed to sell its stake in European joint venture to UK based Carphone Warehouse for $775 million. European unemployment rate hit a record high.
Apr 30, 2013 8:25 AM ET
European Markets struggled to advance after the inflation declined and unemployment rate surged to 12.1% in March, record high since 1995. Bond yields hovered near record lows for Germany and France as economists speculate a rate cut later this week.
Apr 30, 2013 7:45 AM ET
The Nikkei index slipped a fraction after Fanuc, Honda Motor and Ricoh reported weaker than expected earnings and failed to yen estimate for the fiscal year earnings. Corporate Japan is sending signals to policymakers that weaker yen may be harder to sustain.
Apr 30, 2013 1:46 PM ET
Bharti Infratel fourth quarter net surged 34% and wireless carrier is in talk with RIL to lease towers. Dabur net climbed 18% and Godrej net soared 74%. Sterlite fourth quarter net surged 51% and Shree Cement net surged 140%.
Apr 30, 2013 7:51 AM ET
Australian stocks surged on a rally in banks after the third largest bank ANZ reported better than expected earnings and lifted its dividend. Woodside Petroleum and Shell are working to revive its Floating LNG plan to advance their $50 billion natural gas field project.
Apr 29, 2013 11:29 AM ET
Boardwalk first quarter net climbed 10%. Chrysler first quarter net tumbled 65% on retooling costs. Conceptus agreed to be acquired by Germany based Bayer HealthCare for $1.1 billion. Loews net plunged 34%. Sina surged.
Apr 29, 2013 10:26 AM ET
Stocks in New York traded higher after consumer increased spending and income rose in March. European markets advanced after Italy appointed prime minister removing uncertainty for now. Chrysler said earnings declined on retooling costs and Conceptus soared on $1.1 billion buyout from Bayer.
Apr 29, 2013 10:01 AM ET
Aberdeen profit in the first-half surged 52%. Balfour lowered full-year outlook. Lloyds sell its Spanish retail banking to Banco Sabadell. Volkswagen first-quarter profit tumbled 35%.