Jul 25, 2013 9:24 AM ET
Australian stocks barely budged after volatile trading and the dollar eased for the second day in a row. Real estate operating companies were in focus after two deals. McMillan Shakespeare Limited plunged 42% after the government proposed a tax rule change for car leasing.
Jul 24, 2013 1:39 PM ET
Market indexes in New York and in Europe drifted lower as investors digested U.S. new home sales and European manufacturing survey data. A private survey also showed weakening conditions in manufacturing. Apple reported flat sales and a decline yet healthy earnings in the fiscal third quarter.
Jul 24, 2013 11:35 AM ET
Boeing net jumped 13% but Caterpillar net plunged 42%. Eli Lilly net surged 31%. Ford soared 20% as sales climbed 14%. General Dynamics net rose 0.9% and PepsiCo surged 35%. AT&T net slid 2.1% and VMware net surged 27%.
Jul 24, 2013 1:07 PM ET
Japan revised its economic outlook for the third month in a row and raised the prospect of higher capital spending for the first time in four months. Exports in June rose 7.4% and imports surged 11.8%. The yen strengthened.
Jul 24, 2013 10:50 AM ET
AB Volvo second quarter sales and income plunged. easyJet total revenue climbed 10.5% to £1.14 billion. Edenred net profit declined 11%. J D Wetherspoon total sales increased 6.2%. Renishaw said profit for the year was nearly flat.
Jul 24, 2013 10:28 AM ET
Australian stocks gained and the dollar declined after the latest reported inflation data was lower than expected. Australand Property Group said first-half revenues rose 9% and net profit declined 1%.
Jul 24, 2013 9:07 AM ET
3M India net declined and sales rose. Dabur profit jumped 25% as sales climbed 13%. Hero Motocorp reported net declined for fourth quarter in a row as sales dropped. TCS agreed to acquire France based Alti S.A. for €75 million. YES Bank tumbled after net surged 38%.
Jul 23, 2013 11:19 AM ET
Cisco agrees to buy Sourcefire for $2.7 billion. du Pont net declined 12% and Domino’s net climbed 19% as owned stores sales climbed. Illinois Tool plunged 47% but Lockheed Martin net jumped 10%.Travelers Co profit surged 85%. Valero net plunged 10%.
Jul 23, 2013 10:49 AM ET
Bentley plans to invest £800 million in its British operations. Ryanair agree to sell 29% stake of Aer Lingus. Telefónica agreed to buy E-Plus for €5 billion in cash. Vivendi sell 53% stake in Maroc Telecom for €4.2 billion in cash.
Jul 23, 2013 10:35 AM ET
The yen in Tokyo declined and market indexes advanced for the second day in a row. Toyota Motor and Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metals agreed to lift prices for steel sheets. SoftBank gained 5% and Sony advanced 3%.