Feb 05, 2014 12:43 PM ET
U.S. stocks trended lower after a private survey indicated private sector added less than expected jobs in Jan. Also a service sector index showed growth picked up in January.
Feb 05, 2014 11:42 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo rebounded after the largest selloff in eight months after Toyota Motor Corp and Panasonic reported better than expected earnings. Sony is also said to progress towards a deeper than expected corporate restructuring. The yen traded near 101 against the dollar.
Feb 05, 2014 10:40 AM ET
Automatic Data Processing net slid 3%. Coca-Cola Enterprises net soared 35%. Estee Lauder profit fell 3%. Merck net plunged 14% after sales dropped 3%. Time Warner net declined 11% but revenue jumped. Ralph Lauren profit climbed 10% after sales soared.
Feb 05, 2014 10:33 AM ET
Australian indexes dropped to a 7-week low after investors adjusted to shift in central bank policy. Banks led the decline after a federal court ruling deemed at least of several fees charged by the court illegal. Virgin Australia plunged on loss expectations.
Feb 05, 2014 9:33 AM ET
Alfa Laval net dropped 5% but sales jumped 9%. GSK profit surged to £2.5 billion. Quindell contracted above £200 million of outsourcing business. Swatch Group net soared 20% after revenue climbed 9%. Syngenta net plunged 11% and sales grew 3%.
Feb 05, 2014 9:31 AM ET
BHEL net tumbled 41% after revenue declined 15%. Cummins India profit plunged 37%. Glaxo net climbed 14% as sales surged 19%. Power Finance net climbed 37%. Ranbaxy said quarterly loss narrowed. Redington net jumped 6%. Tech Mahindra profit surged.
Feb 04, 2014 1:23 PM ET
Market indexes on Wall Street jumped 1% after three-day of global markets selloff. Earnings announcement lifted market sentiment. Microsoft appointed Satya Nadella as chief executive and John Thompson as chairman replacing co-founder Bill Gates.
Feb 04, 2014 12:14 PM ET
Nikkei index in Tokyo plunged after investors worried about stretched valuations and the yen gained as emerging market worries persisted. Toyota said January sales declined 7% and Honda sales fell 2.1%. The yen advanced to 101.
Feb 04, 2014 11:26 AM ET
Archer-Daniels net dropped 27% and sales fell 3%. BP net declined 29%. Becton Dickinson net plunged 57% but sales jumped 6%. CME net climbed 16%. Yum! Brands climbed despite 5% decline in profit.
Feb 04, 2014 10:41 AM ET
ARM Holdings net swung to a loss. BP net declined 29% and revenue slid 0.2%. NK Rosneft’ profit surged 51%. UBS net swung to a profit 917 million Swiss francs.