Nov 07, 2013 10:55 AM ET
AES Corp net swung to profit but revenue slid 8%. Calpine net plunged 30%. Rockwell net climbed 10%. Ralph Lauren net dropped 4%. Qualcomm net surged 31% after revenue soared 35%. Whole Foods Market net increased 7% as comparable store sales jumped 6%.
Nov 07, 2013 10:12 AM ET
Nikkei in Tokyo edged lower and the yen hovered near its recent lows as more than 300 companies are scheduled to release earnings before the end of the week. Casio Computer Co and Toray Industries Inc were among the few to report higher earnings on weaker yen.
Nov 07, 2013 10:08 AM ET
Credit Agricole group net swung to profit €1.4 billion. Deutsche Telekom net swung to a profit to €588 million. Siemens net declined 10% to €1.1 billion. Societe Generale net soared six-fold to €534 million. Swiss Re profit declined 51%. Transocean secured contract in Singapore.
Nov 07, 2013 9:25 AM ET
Australian indexes closed lower in heavy trading and the dollar declined as banks closed higher. Unemployment rate in October held at 5.7% as mining and resource sector avoid adding more staff. Grain Corp Limited defended the latest takeover from the U.S. based Archer Daniels Midland.
Nov 07, 2013 9:07 AM ET
Bajaj Electricals won contract worth Rs 757 crore. L&T secured new orders worth Rs 2,309 crore. Parsvnath Developers net declined 28% but Sobha Developers net jumped 13%. Thermax net plunged 67%. Triveni Turbine net declined 46%.
Nov 06, 2013 12:39 PM ET
Stocks on Wall Street traded lower and investors focused on earnings in the U.S. and Europe. European Central Bank is expected to leave its reference rate unchanged and announce details for the bank stress test.
Nov 06, 2013 11:37 AM ET
Stocks in Japan closed higher and the yen remained weak. Toyota reported a surge in profit on weaker yen and lifted its North American unit sales outlook but held its global sales estimate. Quarterly net earnings jumped 70% to 438.4 billion yen or $4.4 billion.
Nov 06, 2013 10:13 AM ET
Chesapeake Energy net swung to profit as revenue soared 64%. Duke Energy net surged 69%. DIRECTV net climbed 24% after sales jumped 6%. Humana net dropped 14%. Time Warner profit surged 44% and Tesla Motors net loss narrowed.
Nov 06, 2013 9:55 AM ET
Australian trade deficit declined for the third month in a row and iron ore and other resources sector recorded a steady rise in price and volume. Exports to China barely increased but iron ore exports to fast growing nation advanced more than expected. Commonwealth Bank net soared.
Nov 06, 2013 8:57 AM ET
Alstom profit dropped 3%. Experian suspends $500 million share buy-back program and agreed to acquire the U.S. healthcare data firm for $850 million. Moneysupermarket.com revenue surged 25%. ING net tumbled 85% to €101 million. Vestas Wind revenue fell 27%.