Sep 09, 2013 11:35 AM ET
AEP Industries net tumbled 85%. Delta Air Lines to replace BMC Software in the S&P 500 index. Hi-Tech Pharmacal profit declined 24%. Hovnanian net plunged 76%. Koch will acquire Molex for $7.2 billion in cash. Stewart Enterprises net dropped 14%.
Sep 09, 2013 11:22 AM ET
Nikkei index in Tokyo soared after Tokyo was selected to host summer 2020 Olympic Games. Real estate companies led the advance of 2.5% in the Nikkei. Japan revised higher second quarter economic growth to an annual rate of 3.8% and the yen declined 0.6%.
Sep 09, 2013 10:16 AM ET
BG Group declined after energy explorer lowered 2014 production estimates. Christian Dior may buy back as much as 550,000 shares. Epistem plunged 17% on weak fiscal outlook. Glaxo sells its two brands to Japan based Suntory Beverage for £1.35 billion in cash.
Sep 09, 2013 9:53 AM ET
Australian stocks participated in a regional rally a day after the nation elected new party and a new leader to govern the nation. Australian dollar was firm and business leaders voiced optimism about the scraping of carbon tax. Total home loans issued increased 2% in July.
Sep 06, 2013 4:29 PM ET
U.S. indexes advanced after choppy trading. U.S. employers added 169,000 net new jobs in August but June and July monthly increase were revised lower. Unemployment rate fell to 7.3%. World leaders are skeptical about the U.S. allegations and military strike preparations.
Sep 06, 2013 11:58 AM ET
Finisar net surged as revenue jumped 21%. Hurco sales dropped 10% and profit tumbled 78%. Mattress Firm profit jumped 5% and Piedmont Natural Gas net loss narrowed 50%. Smithfield Foods net plunged 36% but sales climbed 10%. VeriFone net swung to a loss.
Sep 06, 2013 11:17 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo gained and the Nikkei index declined 1.5% and gained 3.5% in the week. Construction companies and real estate developers led the decliners after surging as much as 45% in the year on the jitters that Tokyo may not be selected to host 2020 Olympic Games.
Sep 06, 2013 10:41 AM ET
Air France said August traffic climbed 4.9%. Gable Holding profit in first-half jumped 10% as revenue surged 77%. Telegraaf Media sold entire stake of ProSiebenSat 1 Media for €230.8 million. Tullow Oil discovered oil in Barents Sea offshore of Norway.
Sep 06, 2013 11:53 AM ET
Australian stocks closed higher ahead of national election scheduled on Saturday. Governing Labor Party is lagging in opinion polls and nearly 15 million people are eligible to vote. Australia is facing a waning mining boom and rising government deficit.
Sep 05, 2013 12:51 PM ET
Airbus secured order for 40 aircrafts from Delta Air Lines. Dixons Retail closed its online store Pixmania and also agreed to sell-off its Turkish operations. SKF agreed to buy U.S-based Kaydon for $1.25 billion in cash.