May 28, 2013 10:34 AM ET
AstraZeneca agreed to acquire Omthera for $323 million. A.G. Barr profit for the year dropped 9% as carbonates revenue climbed 7%. The Crown Estate invests £320 million in St James Market scheme. Victrex profit for the first-half increased to £35 million.
May 28, 2013 9:58 AM ET
Market indexes in New York surged more than 1% and metropolitan home price index gained more than expected in March. World markets traded higher after central bankers around the world offered positive comments in the support of higher financial markets.
May 28, 2013 9:16 AM ET
The Nikkei index in Tokyo jumped as much as 1.4% after two-day decline of more than 10%. The yen reversed its course and export sensitive companies led the rebound. Sony and Panasonic are increasingly focusing on the markets in India as the demand for electronic devices boom.
May 28, 2013 8:36 AM ET
Australian stock indexes turned higher after five days of losses. Australian dollar remained weak and traded near one-year low. Woodside Petroleum plans to restart natural gas exploration. Cabcharge Australia dropped the most after Victoria government lowered card payment fees for taxis.
May 28, 2013 8:17 AM ET
Colgate profit slid but sales jumped. CESE revenue grew 9%. GAIL (India) net and revenues climbed. Havell''s net surged and Nalco net dropped. Tata Chemicals net swung to loss. Tata Global Beverages profit soared 19%.
May 27, 2013 12:17 PM ET
Stocks in Tokyo extended losses for the second day and compounded 2-day loss to 10% as retail investors and computer based trading retrenched. The todayís decline was prompted by the cautionary tone in the latest minutes of meeting released by the Bank of Japan.
May 27, 2013 10:35 AM ET
Club Mediterranee received buyout offer from AXA and Fosun International. Fiat talks with banks to acquire Chrysler. SAP withdraws his interest in Jive Software. Qatar Telecom agrees to buy stake for $12 billion in Vivendiís Maroc Telecom.
May 27, 2013 10:27 AM ET
Australian index declined for the fifth day in a row and extended losses to 5% in the last six days of trading. Commodities prices fell and resource stocks closed lower. Australian dollar drifted to a new one-year low.
May 27, 2013 9:55 AM ET
Britannia sales and profit surged. Crompton sales rose but net plunged 75%. CCI net edged down and Gujarat NRE Coke net swung to profit. Jet Airways net loss widened. Oil India profit soared 72%. RCom raised mobile call rates by 33%. Wockhardt net swung to profit.
May 24, 2013 11:36 AM ET
Aeropostale net swung to loss. Gap sales and profit jumped. Foot Locker comparable store sales jumped. Nordson sales soared and lifted outlook. Ross Stores net climbed 12%. Salesforce.com sales jumped but net loss widened. Sears net swung to loss as comparable store sales dropped.