Nov 14, 2013 11:13 AM ET
Japan’s GDP growth slowed for the second quarter in a row and September quarter growth slowed to annual rate of 1.9%. The yen hovered near 100-mark after investors took a positive view of the latest comments from Fed Vice Chairman Yellen. Mizuho Financial lifted its annual outlook.
Nov 14, 2013 10:53 AM ET
Cisco net dropped 5%. Helmerich & Payne net surged 69%. Kohl’s net plunged 18% and comparable store sales fell 2%. NetApp net surged 52%. Viacom net climbed 18%. Wal-Mart net increased 3%.
Nov 14, 2013 10:07 AM ET
Australian indexes gained and the Aussie dollar eased to a new eight-week low. Optus Telecom said aggressive cost cutting lifted quarterly net by 33%. Virgin Australia launched $350 million equity offering. James Hardie net doubles of U.S. sales improvements. Bega Cheese Sweetens WCB offer.
Nov 14, 2013 9:40 AM ET
BNP Paribas to acquire 25% stake in Fortis Bank for €3.25 billion. Bouygues net dropped 20%. Burberry profit jumped 32%. EADS net surged 45%. K+S quarterly revenues declined 11%. Nordex lifted order forecast. Ophir Energy sold 20% stake in Tanzanian oil fields.
Nov 14, 2013 9:39 AM ET
Cipla net plunged 27% but revenue jumped 14%. Coal India net slid. HCL net surged 42%. IRB Infra dropped 12%. ONGC profit grew 3%. RECL net jumped 16%. Sun Pharma net surged. Tata Steel and Tata Power net swung to profit.
Nov 13, 2013 12:10 AM ET
Market indexes in Tokyo declined and the yen rebounded after a 3-day decline. Machinery orders declined more than expected 2.1% in September. Seiko Holdings soared 9% after the watchmaker lifted its annual net outlook. Pioneer Corp vaulted 22% after the car stereo maker swung to operating profit.
Nov 13, 2013 10:52 AM ET
CAE net jumped 6%. Macy’s comparable sales rose 4%. MBIA revenues soared 50%. Pinnacle Foods soared. Starbucks was ordered to pay $2.76 billion to Kraft to settle a dispute to distribute coffee in grocery store. Sina surged after net climbed 156%.
Nov 13, 2013 10:11 AM ET
Australian market indexes dropped 1.4% and resource stocks led the decliners. The Aussie dollar eased to an eight-week low as the strong U.S. dollar weighed on most international currencies. CSR net profit doubled. Leighton Holdings net soared 40%.
Nov 13, 2013 9:12 AM ET
Fenner profit plunged 21% and ICAP tumbled 62%. Sainsbury profit climbed 9% after sales jumped 4%. LSE net declined 19% but revenue soared 44%. SSE profit surged.
Nov 13, 2013 9:07 AM ET
Bharat Petroleum net tumbled 82%. Bata India net soared 17%. CARE net jumped 6%. GMR Infrastructure net loss widened on a slight increase in sales. M&M net climbed 10%. RCapital net profit surged and RCom net soared to Rs 675 crore on a one-time gain. SBI net plunged 35%.