Apr 25, 2014 1:55 PM ET
American Electric Power net surged 54%. Amazon net climbed 32% and sales soared 23%. Colgate-Palmolive net plunged 16%. Ford net tumbled 39%. Microsoft net declined 32%. Starbucks net and sales climbed 9%. Visa profit soared 26%.
Apr 25, 2014 10:38 AM ET
Deutsche Bank plans to sell its shares of about €5 billion to raise the fund. Electrolux profit climbed 19%. KPN net tumbled 97% to €3 million. Sandvik net rose 1%. WPP said group revenue increased 1% to £2.6 billion.
Apr 25, 2014 11:09 AM ET
Stocks on Wall Street opened lower after Amazon, Ford and Visa reported weak quarterly results overshadowing better than expected sales from Microsoft. U.S. consumer sentiment rose to a nine-month high.
Apr 25, 2014 8:51 AM ET
Honda Motor reported fiscal sales increased 20% and net surged 56%. Komatsu said fiscal year net increased 26% on 3.6% rise in sales. NTT DoCoMo plans to buy back $4.9 billion of its shares and sell its stake in India based venture with Tata.
Apr 25, 2014 8:28 AM ET
Axis Bank announced a stock split of 5-to-1. ACC profit fell 9%. Ambuja Cements net jumped 7%. Bharti Infratel net soared 64%. Cera Sanitaryware profit surged 39%. Exide profit dropped 10%. ICICI Bank net jumped 15%. Maruti Suzuki net plunged 35%.
Apr 24, 2014 12:18 PM ET
3M net jumped 7%. Apple profit climbed 12% after iPhone sales surged in China. Caterpillar net jumped 5%. Celgene profit declined 27%. Eli Lilly net tumbled 53% and revenue plunged 16%. Facebook net surged 193% after advertising revenue soared 82%. GM net plunged 89%.
Apr 24, 2014 11:05 AM ET
U.S. market indexes quickly dropped to negative zone after opening higher on the back of better than expected earnings from Apple and Facebook and Aetna. General Motors reported weaker earnings weighed down by recalls.
Apr 24, 2014 10:03 AM ET
Nikkei Index declined 0.9% and the yen traded with a negative bias as investors awaited earnings from domestic companies. JFE Holdings, the steelmaker reported higher fiscal year sales and earnings.
Apr 24, 2014 9:40 AM ET
Alstom surged on speculation that GE may make a $13 billion takeover offer. AstraZeneca net declined 11% to $1.5 billion. Heineken profit tumbled 37% to €143 million but sales rose 3%. Novartis net climbed 24% to $2.9 billion. Technip net plunged 42% to €67 million.
Apr 24, 2014 9:25 AM ET
Australian stocks extended gains for the third day in a row in a short trading week. Transurban plans to raise $2.74 billion to finance its $6.6 billion Queensland Motorways. Atlas Iron Ore shipped record iron ore in the quarter to March.