Sep 25, 2013 10:30 AM ET
Airbus secured two orders worth $4.2 billion from a startup airline in China. Centrica will write-off nearly £240 million and halted its gas storage project. ICAP is in talks with US and UK regulators to settle the Libor rate probe. Swedish government sold its remaining stake of 7% in Nordea Bank.
Sep 25, 2013 10:29 AM ET
Applied Materials agreed to acquire Tokyo Electron Limited for $7 billion in a largest cross-border deal for a Japanese company in six years. The fast consolidating chip making industry is suffering from falling demand and rising R&D costs.
Sep 25, 2013 9:59 AM ET
Australian stocks rebounded after declining for three days. Reserve Bank of Australia in its half-year review said home owners not to expect the repeat price gains in the last decade. David Jones reported a less than expected decline in profits.
Sep 24, 2013 8:48 AM ET
Burckhardt expects sales for the year to surge 20% but profit margin is expected to fall below estimates. Close Brothers net soared 20% to £119.4 million. Rosneft agreed to acquire 19.6% stake in SeverEnergia. Telefonica agreed to increase its stake for €324 million in Telco SpA.
Sep 20, 2013 9:02 AM ET
Agilent plans to split into two publicly traded companies. Cintas net barely rose 1% after revenue climbed 7%. Darden Restaurants declined 37% as same-restaurant Sales in the quarter. Tibco Software profit plunged 18%.
Sep 20, 2013 9:01 AM ET
adidas lowered its profit estimate for the year. BrainJuicer stock jumped after profit surged 81%. Daimler expects second-half sales to be ahead of comparable period a year ago. RBS sold its 20% stake in Direct Line Insurance for £630 million. LVMH agreed to buy majority stake in J.W. Anderson.
Sep 19, 2013 8:51 AM ET
ConAgra net tumbled 42% but revenue surged 27%. Clarcor profit slipped 5% and IHS net declined 47% and revenue soared 25%. Oracle net climbed 8%. Pier 1 net plunged 32% and Rite Aid net swung to profit. Scholastic said net in the quarter narrowed.
Sep 19, 2013 8:49 AM ET
Asos said total sales surged 47% to £208 million and Booker Group said sales soared 19%. Lufthansa splits the order for 59 aircrafts and awarded $1.5 billion engine contract to Rolls-Royce.
Sep 17, 2013 8:41 AM ET
Barclays fined £50 million for fund raising practices linked to 2008 Qatar offering. Debenhams said online sales surged 46%. Investec dropped after first-half update. IG Group said revenue in the first quarter climbed 15%. HM Treasury sold its 6% stake in Lloyds to raise £3.2 billion.
Sep 18, 2013 8:28 AM ET
Alstom cuts forecast and secured contract worth €170 million in Saudi Arabia. Exillon surged on takeover offer. JD Sports profit doubled and revenues barely rose 2% in the first-half. Inditex net rose 1% to €951 million as sales jumped to €7.7 billion.