May 21, 2014 3:08 PM ET
U.S. market indexes traded higher after Fed policy makers debated options and impacts of higher interest rates regime. The policy makers at the central bank see no inflation risk in the near term despite the pickup in economic activities.
May 21, 2014 12:35 PM ET
Bank of Japan left its ultra-accommodative monetary policy intact and offered a positive assessment of the economy after a two-day meeting. Japanís trade deficit in April shrank after imports eased.
May 21, 2014 11:54 AM ET
Australian market indexes struggled and declined at close on the persistent weakness in iron ore prices. The wage price index in the March quarter increased 0.7%, the slowest pace in 16 years. Woodside Petroleum Limited walked away from its joint venture in Israel.
May 21, 2014 8:43 AM ET
Essar Oil soared after net climbed four-fold. MRPL surged after net swung to profit. Manjushree Technopack net jumped 73%. NIIT net surged four-fold. Readymade Steel secured a piling contract worth Rs 150 crore in Singapore. VIP profit soared 217%
May 20, 2014 12:32 PM ET
Credit Suisse Group AG agreed to a criminal wrongdoing as a part of a deal with the U.S. Justice Department for helping U.S. citizens to hide their wealth and income in offshore trusts.
May 20, 2014 12:20 PM ET
U.S. stocks trended lower and small cap led the decliners and extended five-week losses to near 9%. Credit Suisse agreed to a guilty plea and pay $2.6 billion fines to U.S. regulators. European markets declined on mixed earnings news.
May 20, 2014 12:10 PM ET
Cato net fell 3% but sales jumped. Dicks Sporting net jumped 5%. Donaldson net slid 4%. Home Depot profit climbed 13%. Medtronic net tumbled 54%. Staples net plummeted 43%. TJX net edged up 0.3%.
May 20, 2014 11:22 AM ET
Greencore surged after sales jumped 8% to £620 million but net declined 42%. Marks & Spencer said net climbed 14% to £506 million. Vodafone net surged on 45% stake sale of Verizon Wireless and lowered its operating earnings of 2015. United Internet net jumped 35%.
May 20, 2014 9:40 AM ET
Nikkei index in Tokyo closed up and the yen closed higher for the second day in a row. Bank of Japan is scheduled to complete its 2-day meeting tomorrow and investors are looking for additional stimulus measures.
May 20, 2014 9:28 AM ET
Australian market indexes closed higher after stocks searched for a direction in early trading. Telstra closed at a new high. Treasury Wines gained after a takeover offer from KKR. Consumer confidence index declined according to a private poll.