May 30, 2013 8:39 AM ET
Australian indexes slipped on the global uncertainties but the dollar rebounded after private sector capital spending was lower than expected in March quarter. Online spending increased to 6% of total retail sales according to a private survey.
May 30, 2013 8:37 AM ET
Cadila Health net surged 54% but Cipla net declined 8%. IOC net profit climbed but ONGC profit plunged. M&M net surged. Madras Cements and NMDC net tumbled. Tata Motors net swung to a loss. Torrent Power net plunged.
May 29, 2013 11:51 AM ET
Chico’s net slid and quarterly comparable sales were flat. DSW net plunged 14%. EnerSys sales and net dropped. Fresh Market net jumped and lifted outlook. Service Corp agreed to buy Stewart Enterprises for $1.4 billion. United Natural Foods revenue and profit climbed.
May 29, 2013 10:13 AM ET
De La Rue revenue dropped 8% but pre-tax profit for the year jumped 57% to £51.5 million. SalMar revenue climbed 58% and net soared nearly two-fold to 235.4 million kroner. Telford profit before tax for the year surged and gross profit for the year soared 66%.
May 29, 2013 10:25 AM ET
On Wall Street indexes fell and European markets dropped more than 1.5%. The dollar edged higher and trading sentiment was driven by the Fed bond buying timetable uncertainty. Smithfield Foods agreed to a deal from China based company. Stewart Enterprises agreed to a merger with Service Corp.
May 29, 2013 9:04 AM ET
European markets accelerated the decline in early afternoon from the 10% surge in six weeks on the uncertainty surround when the Fed plans to trim buying. Market indexes across the region fell as much as 1.8% and the euro weakened.
May 29, 2013 8:20 AM ET
Aditya Birla Nuvo sales and profit jumped. Godrej net surged and HDIL net swung to loss. Hindalco and NHPC profit plunged more than 25%. Power Grid and REC net climbed. Sun Pharma net soared 23% and Vardhman profit surged.
May 29, 2013 8:09 AM ET
Nikkei index in Tokyo closed higher as retail investors increased stock exposure and the yen weakened. Life insurance companies gained after 10-year Japanese government bond yield rose to 0.95%.
May 29, 2013 7:48 AM ET
Australian market index inched up for the second day in a row after five-day sell-off. Construction work in the March quarter unexpectedly declined. New home sales increased 3.9% to 6,000 units in April.
May 28, 2013 11:34 AM ET
Bank of Nova Scotia revenue and net jumped. Campbell Soup agrees to acquire Plum Organics. Fidelity National acquires LPS for $2.9 billion. Tiffany net rose as sales climbed. Valeant agree to acquire Bausch & Lomb in $8.7 billion in cash.