Jul 03, 2013 11:51 AM ET
Weiss family increased takeover price for American Greetings to $19 a share. Exco Resources agree to acquire oil and gas assets of $1 billion from Chesapeake Energy. Rite Aid and Walgreen June sales climbed.
Jul 03, 2013 3:13 AM ET
Market indexes in Tokyo traded higher for the fifth day in a row and the yen declined to a low in a month and crossed 100 to a dollar. Suntory Beverage rose modestly on the first day of trading after it raised $4 billion. Dentsu plans to raise $1.2 billion to pay for Aegis acquisition.
Jul 03, 2013 11:50 AM ET
European Investment Bank signed €70 million loan deal with Ascopiave. GDF Suez plans to raise as much as €600 million from a stake sell. Spirent Communications expects weak revenue in the second quarter but new orders jumped 10%.
Jul 03, 2013 3:19 AM ET
Australian stocks sold off sharply after retail sales in May were lower than expected and global worries dragged market sentiment in Asian trading. New home sales rose for the third month in a row in May and reached an 18-month high.
Jul 03, 2013 9:01 AM ET
Amtek Auto offer to acquire 26% stakes in JMT Auto. HCL wins a government panel approval stake to sell 4.01%. Government refused foreign direct investment proposal in MCX. SAIL posted record steel production in first quarter.
Jul 02, 2013 11:47 AM ET
Acuity Brands sales climbed but net slid and Schulman declined as sales and profit tumbled. Chrysler vehicles sales rose 8% in June and Ford Motor sales in the month rose 13%.
Jul 02, 2013 11:32 AM ET
Dialog Semiconductor agreed to buy IWatt for $345 million. Erste Group Bank sold €661 million of new shares to repay the debt. Ocado reported gross sales in the first-half climbed 15% to £382.7 million. Rosneft agreed to acquire remaining 49% in Itera for $2.9 billion.
Jul 02, 2013 11:03 AM ET
European markets traded lower and jobless rate in the euro zone was revised higher to 12.2% a day after the scheduled release of data. Bank of England urged banks to lift capital reserve ratio earlier than five year time-table set by Basel committee.
Jul 02, 2013 10:44 AM ET
U.S. stocks extended gains for the second day this week and factory orders increased 2.1% in May. Ford Motor said auto sales in June increased 13% and Chrysler reported 9% increase in sales and record June sales since 2007.
Jul 02, 2013 9:47 AM ET
Volatile stocks in Tokyo advanced for the fourth day in a row after the yen declined and approached 100-level against a dollar. After the close, Government Pension Investment Fund said it earned 10% annual return in fiscal year to March. Fast Retailing same store sales surge 20% in June.