Dec 15, 2013 1:45 PM ET
Australian indexes gained and the Aussie dollar eased against international currencies. Commercial finance commitments in October declined 3.9%, the statistics office reported. GUD Holdings declined after earnings fell.
Dec 12, 2013 1:41 PM ET
U.S. indexes traded lower for the third day in a row and November retail sales rose the most in five months. American Airlines ordered regional jets valued at $6 billion in list prices. JP Morgan Chase is nearing a $2 billion settlement charges linked to Madoff Ponzi scheme.
Dec 12, 2013 2:29 AM ET
American Airlines agreed to buy 60 aircrafts with a list price of $2.5 billion. Ciena net loss widened despite sales surge of 25%. Lululemon net jumped 15% but offered lower than expected earnings outlook. Men''''s Wearhouse net dropped 6%. Nordson net declined 12%.
Dec 12, 2013 11:08 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo and Asia dropped and the yen hovered near its recent low. Overseas investors increased Japanese stocks holdings by 12.9 trillion yen in the current year to November. Nitto Denko plunged 19% after it lowered earnings outlook.
Dec 12, 2013 10:34 AM ET
Dufry agreed to acquire 49% stake of Hellenic Duty Free for €328 million. Fortum agreed to sell its power distribution grid for €2.55 billion. John Wood dropped on weak outlook. Metro profit tumbled 94%. Peugeot to take €1.1 billion impairment charges in the current year.
Dec 12, 2013 10:04 AM ET
Australian market indexes declined for the sixth day in a row and the dollar dropped. Australian jobless rate in November increased to 5.8% and employers added 21,000 net new jobs. Linc Energy secured $48 million investment from Malaysia based casino operator Genting.
Dec 12, 2013 9:29 AM ET
Cadila Healthcare settled patent litigation with Warner Chilcott. GMR Infra and Megawide are the highest bidders for an airport terminal in Philippines. Hero and Magneti Marelli engine venture targets to generate revenue of $100 million.
Dec 11, 2013 11:05 AM ET
U.S. market indexes declined after a narrow budget deal was announced by bipartisan Congressional leaders. The deal sets spending limits and trims deficits but fails to revise debt limit and sets the stage for another showdown in February.
Dec 11, 2013 11:02 AM ET
Costco net rose 2% and comparable sales rose 3%. H&R Block said net loss narrowed. Joy Global dropped despite increases in sales and income. Laboratory Corp lowered its outlook. MasterCard approved stock split of 10-for-1 and raised dividend by 83%.
Dec 11, 2013 10:18 AM ET
Traders in Japan unwound yen short positions and the currency gained for the second day in a row. Wholesale prices rose 2.7% in November, the eighth monthly increase in a row on weaker yen. Core machine orders rose 0.6% in October.