Aug 08, 2013 9:37 AM ET
Australian stocks jumped and jobless rate held at 5.7% in July. Rio Tinto net plunged 71% in first-half on 3% decline in revenues as a decade long mining boom slows and commodities prices fall.
Aug 08, 2013 8:33 AM ET
Apollo Hospitals barely rose 3%. Bharat Forge net surged 81%. Eicher Motors profit climbed 22%. Gujarat Gas net surged 90%. Jet Airways net swung to a loss. NCC net declined 37% and Omaxe profit climbed 19%. Ranbaxy net loss narrowed.
Aug 06, 2013 8:12 AM ET
Cognizant revenue and net jumped. CVS Caremark net climbed 16%. DISH Network second quarter net swung to a loss. Emerson Electric net tumbled 75%. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals profit jumped 14%. Unum net rose 1% to $218.6 million.
Aug 06, 2013 11:27 AM ET
U.S. stocks extended losses for the second day in a row and trade deficit in June narrowed to the smallest since October 2009. Washington Post agreed to sell newspapers to Jeff Bezos for $250 million. India appointed Raghuram Rajan as its new central bank governor.
Aug 06, 2013 10:42 AM ET
Esure Profit-after-tax soared 17%. Fresnillo net tumbled 61%.InterContinental Hotels operating profit climbed 20%. Rotork net climbed 11% and announced acquisitions. Standard Chartered profit for the period declined 23%.
Aug 06, 2013 7:29 AM ET
Market indexes in Tokyo closed higher for the third time in last four trading sessions as investors reacted to rumors. The yen eased. Sony was the fourth most actively traded stock and declined 4.6% after the company board rejected a proposal to split its entertainment unit.
Aug 06, 2013 7:13 AM ET
Crompton Greaves net plunged 30% but revenue jumped 12%. EIL profit and revenues tumbled. eClerx net surged as sales climbed 9%. NDTV loss narrowed as revenue dropped. Tata Power net swung to a loss.
Aug 06, 2013 6:44 AM ET
Reserve Bank of Australia lowered its key lending rate by 25 basis points to 2.5% and held out possibility of another rate cut. As the mining boom wanes, central bank prepares to rebalance economic growth and lower dollar helped trade surplus to widen in June.
Aug 05, 2013 11:44 AM ET
Chevron revenues and net plunged. HSBC Holdings revenue dropped on unexpected slowdown in China. Eaton sales surged 38% and net soared 29%. Washington Post net declined 14%. Tyson Foods net soared to $249 million. Viacom net surged 20%.
Aug 05, 2013 2:45 AM ET
HSBC Holdings revenue dropped 7% but profit climbed 10% to £7.35 billion. Sanofi net sales declined 7.5% and profit for the first-half plunged 51% to €1.45 billion. Veolia net profit in the first-half plunged.