Feb 27, 2014 10:00 AM ET
Allianz net surged 14.6% to €6 billion. GDF Suez net swung to a loss €9.7 billion after revenue slid. Royal Bank of Scotland said loss widened to £9 billion. Telefonica profit soared 17% to €4.6 billion. Veolia Environnement net swung to a loss €135 million.
Feb 26, 2014 11:08 AM ET
Chesapeake net swung to a loss. Dollar Tree net dropped 7%. Heico profit surged 38% on 23% rise in sales. Lowe’s net and sales jumped 6%. Nordson profit plunged 17% but revenue rose. Target net tumbled 46%. TJX net slid and company lifts dividend.
Feb 26, 2014 10:56 AM ET
U.S. new home sales increased to a six-year high annualized rate. Retailers were in focus after Target Corp reported better than expected earnings. TJX announced a $2 billion share buyback program. First Solar plunged on earnings decline. DreamWorks Animation sales plunged 23%.
Feb 26, 2014 10:00 AM ET
Ferrovial net jumped 5% to €727 million and revenue soared. Henderson profit soared 18% to £125 million. ITV net surged 28% to £330 million after revenue jumped 8%. Jeronimo Martins net climbed 6% to €382 million. Weir profit soared but revenues eased.
Feb 26, 2014 9:31 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo paused and investors focused on the yen weakness. Panasonic Corp soared after the company plans to build electric batteries for Tesla Motors Inc. The gained 0.3%.
Feb 26, 2014 8:42 AM ET
Australian indexes closed higher led by a rise in banks and insurance companies. Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced a $320 million assistance package for drought affected farmers. Lend Lease first-half profit declined 16% but offered positive outlook.
Feb 26, 2014 8:24 AM ET
BHEL secured a contract worth Rs 321 crore for hydro electric project in Punjab. Clariant Chemicals fell after net swung to a loss. CARE key shareholders struggle to sell their stakes. Jindal Poly Films net swung to a profit. Sanofi India net surged 107%.
Feb 25, 2014 11:02 AM ET
Stocks in Japan closed higher and the yen held firm following a rise in international markets in overnight trading. Honda Motor opened a new plant in India with investment of $600 million. Line in Japan denies media reports of stake sale talks with Softbank.
Feb 25, 2014 10:56 AM ET
American Tower net plunged 26% but sales surged 23%. Domino’s net soared 19%. Home Depot net slid 0.8% to $1 billion. EOG Resources net swung to a profit. Macy’s net climbed 11%. ONEOK profit dropped 19%. Toll Brothers net surged.
Feb 25, 2014 10:10 AM ET
Ashmore profit plunged 32%. Aixtron net loss narrowed. Fresenius forecasted sales and net to grow. GKN Profit in the year declined 16% to £392 million. St. James''s Place said pre-tax profit jumped 42%. Vivendi net surged €1.9 billion.