Aug 05, 2013 11:12 AM ET
U.S. stocks rebounded after the service industry expanded at the fastest pace in five months. Berkshire Hathaway increased after reported higher than expected quarterly net. European markets closed flat and Asian markets were on the defensive.
Aug 05, 2013 9:56 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo halted a 2-day rally and the Nikkei index fell 1.4% as the yen gained. Investors sold stocks after weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs report on Friday and Toyota issued a cautious outlook despite a near record profit. Casio Computer quarterly net rose 31%. Hitachi Zosen net loss widened.
Aug 05, 2013 2:04 AM ET
Australian stocks ended a 10-day rally in thin trading ahead of rate decision tomorrow. Retail sales were flat in June and service industry index dropped to a low. Virgin Australia estimated annual loss of $110 million.
Aug 05, 2013 8:37 AM ET
BHEL net declined 50% and Bajaj Auto net rose 3%. Coal India profit plunged 17%. Godrej net profit jumped 7% but Grasim net dropped 15%. Power Finance net climbed 23%. Tata Chemicals net profit plunged 30.1%.
Aug 02, 2013 11:51 AM ET
European markets eased the euro gained fractionally after the U.S. added less than expected jobs in July. Italian Prime Minister Berlusconi was convicted by the highest court for tax fraud. RBS swung to net profit in first-half.
Aug 02, 2013 10:55 AM ET
AIG announced quarterly dividend of 10 cents a share. Dell lifted its buyout offer. Chevron reported lower net. LinkedIn surged 10% after quarterly sales rose 59%. Viacom soared 6% after cable network operator expanded stock buyback program.
Aug 02, 2013 10:41 AM ET
Stocks on Wall Street eased a day after record levels in widely followed indexes. U.S. employers added less than expected jobs in July and June gains were revised downward. Asian markets tracked New York gains and closed higher. European markets eased.
Aug 02, 2013 9:58 AM ET
Stocks in Japan surged and the Nikkei advanced 3.3% as real estate and financial companies led the advance. The yen declined 1.3% and after the close Toyota reported 14% rise in sales and net jumped nearly 90%.
Aug 02, 2013 9:20 AM ET
Australian indexes soared 1.1% tracking gains in international markets. Labor government revised fiscal year deficit to rise to $30 billion and economic growth to slow to 2.5% and unemployment to surge to 6.25%.
Aug 01, 2013 12:04 PM ET
European markets advanced after the European Central Bank and Bank of England left key rates unchanged. A private survey of manufacturing sector showed a slight growth. Royal Dutch Shell earnings fell unexpectedly. BMW issued cautious outlook. Sanofi estimated larger decline in earnings.