Mar 18, 2014 1:13 PM ET
DSW net jumped 4% but sales dropped 4%. FactSet net climbed 18% to $52 million and lifted outlook. FutureFuel surged after profit and sales climbed. GameStop dropped after Wal-Mart launched a plan to accept used videogames in exchange for store gift cards. Hertz loss narrowed.
Mar 18, 2014 1:06 PM ET
Antofagasta net tumbled 36% on revenues drop of 11%. Asos, the U.K. based online retailer said revenue in two-month to February surged less than expected 26%. Cairn Energy said net in the year swung to a loss. J Sainsbury said sales dropped. Kuoni net swung to a profit.
Mar 18, 2014 1:05 PM ET
Amtek India acquired Germany-based Kuepper Group. Polaris Financial decided to spin off its products business. Zensar won multimillion dollar deals in the United States and Europe.
Mar 18, 2014 1:04 PM ET
Australian market indexes closed higher after the release of latest RBA minutes of meeting. The policy committee reiterated it low interest rate outlook for the foreseeable future and cited weak labor market conditions and weakening foreign exchange rates.
Mar 18, 2014 1:03 PM ET
Market indexes in Tokyo gained 0.9% after the yen eased against the dollar. The Nikkei trimmed the losses in the year so far to 12%, the worst decline among the largest 25 world markets. Sony commenced its worldwide job reduction plan.
Mar 21, 2014 12:54 PM ET
Media General agreed to a $1.6 billion deal with LIN Media and expands its reach to 25% of U.S. households and becomes the second-largest pure-play TV network.
Mar 19, 2014 12:49 PM ET
Adobe net declined 28%. FedEx net climbed 5% but lowered the outlook on harsh weather. General Mills net and sales slipped. KB Home net swung to profit after revenue climbed. Oracle net surged 28%. Vera Bradley profit plunged 23% as sales slumped.
Mar 19, 2014 12:48 PM ET
Brenntag profit rose 1% to €339.2 million and proposed a 3-for-1 stock split. HeidelbergCement profit surged 79% to €945 million. Inditex net grew 1% to €2.4 billion. Ophir Energy failed to discover oil at offshore fields in Gabon. Smiths pre-tax profit fell 4%.
Mar 19, 2014 12:47 PM ET
Alstom T&D India secured contract for €20.1 million from Power Grid Corp of India. Ashok Leyland sold its stake worth Rs 207 crore of IndusInd Bank. Crompton Greaves won a contract in Paraguay. JSW Steel February production climbed 10%. TCS forecast weak fiscal outlook.
Mar 21, 2014 1:42 AM ET
Investors turned confident and bid up stocks. Fitch Ratings reaffirmed U.S. debt rating at AAA and revised the outlook to stable from negative. The S&P 500 index reached a new intra-day record and up 2.3% in the week so far. Media General agreed to acquire LIN Media for $1.6 billion.