Jul 31, 2013 1:39 PM ET
Stocks on Wall Street advanced after the first estimate for the second quarter economic growth showed an increase of 1.7%. A survey of private sector showed an increase in payrolls by 200,000. Comcast, Symantec and Garmin and MasterCard jumped after earnings reports.
Jul 31, 2013 11:36 AM ET
In volatile trading indexes closed down for the second day this week and fell 1.3% in the month. Honda Motor net declined. Takara Holdings plunged 10% on quarterly loss. Hitachi Ltd revised its first-half estimate by 50%. KDDI net surged 90%.
Jul 31, 2013 11:22 AM ET
BP net swung to a profit. Cummins net plunged 11%. Comcast net soared 28% and Exelon profit surged 71%. Humana net climbed 18%. Hess net surged 161%. MasterCard net soared 19%.
Jul 31, 2013 10:35 AM ET
BP net swung to a £2.13 billion profit. Centrica profit soared 16% to £819 million. Diageo net surged 25% to £2.59 billion. Genel Energy profit soared. Invensys agreed to £3.4 billion takeover offer from Schneider Electric.
Jul 31, 2013 9:43 AM ET
Australian indexes closed higher and finished the month with a surge of 5.2%. Precious metals and resource sector stocks were in focus in the month after gold price trended lower and more mining companies delay new projects and cut spending. Potash price collapse will put a new hurdle to BHP plans.
Jul 31, 2013 9:10 AM ET
Bharti Airtel net dropped but revenues climbed. HCL Tech profit soared as revenue jumped. ICICI Bank net climbed 25% and non-performing assets surged. IFCI profit plunged 41% as revenues declined 16%. JSW Steel swung to loss. MCX net declined 7%.
Jul 30, 2013 1:47 PM ET
U.S. stocks traded higher on better than expected earnings from Eastman Chemicals and Herbalife and Goodyear Tire. Community Health agreed to buy Health Management for $3.9 billion. Potash market was rocked after a Russian cartel collapsed and stock price of three leading makers in North America plunge.
Jul 30, 2013 11:53 AM ET
Aetna revenue and profit soared. Coach quarterly net declined 12%. Chrysler cuts profit outlook and shipment. Fidelity net plunged 30% and Pfizer surged more than four-fold. Sprint net loss widened and Western Union net plunged 27%.
Jul 30, 2013 11:46 AM ET
Investors focused on earnings and the direction of yen trading. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha soared on earnings outlook, Softbank reported a rise in subscriber base after close and Daiwa Securities reported record first-quarter earnings. Industrial production decreased 3.3% in June.
Jul 30, 2013 10:49 AM ET
Barclays net in first-half swung to £1.08 billion profit. Deutsche Bank net plunged 50% but revenue rose. Weir Group profit for the period declined 17% and revenue dropped 10%. TeleCity profit for quarter jumped 8.1%. UBS profit for the quarter surged 32%.