Mar 28, 2014 9:37 AM ET
Australian stocks closed higher and trimmed weekly loss to 0.5%. For quarter, the index has increased 0.8%. Resource and bank sector stocks led the gainers in trading today. Woodside Petroleum may move away from its potential venture in Israel after the government failed to clarify tax policy.
Mar 28, 2014 9:32 AM ET
A2Z Maintenance surged after the company completed debt restructuring. Canara Bank raised Rs 1,000 crore through a bond issue. Colgate declared interim dividend. NTPC import 15 million tons of coal in the next year.
Mar 27, 2014 9:19 AM ET
Baxter Intl to split into pharmaceutical and medical products company. Conn''s profit and sales soared. GameStop dropped as net declined 16%. Lululemon net edged up. Paychex net climbed 11%. Signet net rose. Worthington profit tumbled.
Mar 27, 2014 9:13 AM ET
Alstom plunged 6% on the rising probabilities of charges from the U.S. Babcock Intl agreed to acquire Avincis for £920 million. Daily Mail dropped after it lowered fiscal outlook. H&M profit climbed 8% to 2.7 billion kronor. United Internet sales jumped 11%.
Mar 27, 2014 9:02 AM ET
CMC won a legal case against Kuwait Stock Exchange. Gautam Thapar plans to sell its 42.7% stake Crompton Greaves worth $3 billion. FIEM purchased 7.65 acre land to set-up a new factory in Gujarat. L&Tís construction unit won new orders worth Rs 1,981 crore in March.
Mar 27, 2014 7:55 AM ET
Australian stocks trimmed losses after tensions rose between Russia and European nations. Aussie dollar eased. Rupert Murdoch elevated his son at News Corp and 21st Century Fox, a step that many view reflect weak corporate governance and nepotism at both companies.
Mar 27, 2014 2:51 AM ET
Market indexes in Japan advanced and the yen closed nearly unchanged. Toyota said it will buy back shares worth $3.5 billion, first in five years. Nissan Motor plans to recall one million vehicles. Seven & I is in talks to take control of stores at railway stations. ANA placed a largest plane order.
Mar 26, 2014 12:33 PM ET
Five Below surged after profit and net sales climbed. Lindsay jumped despite revenues declined 13%. Movado soared after revenue rose 7% but net slumped 9%. PVH net swung to a loss. REX American net swung to profit.
Mar 26, 2014 12:58 PM ET
U.S. market indexes advanced after durable goods orders increased more than expected in February. Orders increased 2.2% in the month after declining for two months in a row. Facebook acquired Oculus for $2 billion.
Mar 26, 2014 11:10 AM ET
Bellway profit surged to £81 million and revenue soared 39% to £701 million. Lloyds Banking declined after the government sold second portion of its stake to raise £4.23 billion. Legal & General won a bulk annuity contract worth £3 billion. RBS plans to sale Irish hotels assets for Ä400 million.