May 20, 2014 9:12 AM ET
Aditya Birla Nuvo net dropped 12%. Bhel signed a contract to set up a power plant in Indonesia. Munjal Auto profit and sales climbed. RPower net edged up but revenue climbed. RInfra net declined 14% and revenues plunged 21%. Whirlpool net surged 43%.
May 19, 2014 12:24 PM ET
AT&T plans to buy DirecTV for $95 per share or $48.5 billion. Campbell Soup net rose 2% but revenue nearly flat. Johnson Controls plans to spin off its $3 billion automotive-interiors business. MasterCard agreed to acquire ElectraCard. Valspar net declined 12%.
May 19, 2014 12:22 PM ET
Merger news dominated Monday trading and telecom stocks were in focus. AT&T agreed to acquire DirecTV for $48.5 billion. KKR & Co agreed to acquire Singapore based bulk container maker for $1.1 billion. MasterCard acquired online payment software developer.
May 19, 2014 12:02 PM ET
AstraZeneca tumbled and the company rejected the takeover offer from Pfizer at £55 per share or $117 billion as too low. Deutsche Bank dropped and plans to raise Ä8 billion in a rights offer. Ryanair net declined to Ä522.8 million but revenue jumped.
May 19, 2014 9:55 AM ET
Japanís machinery orders soared 19.1% in March and reached record not seen since June 2008. Market indexes in Tokyo eased and the yen climbed against the dollar. Aoi Pro. Inc said annual sales increased 9% and net doubled.
May 19, 2014 9:25 AM ET
Australian market indexes declined 1.3% on weak iron ore prices and weak outlook for domestic housing prices. Goodman Fielder backed revised takeover offer from two bidders. Boart Longyear cautioned market conditions for drilling rig services may worsen.
May 19, 2014 9:11 AM ET
Adani Enterprises profit and revenue surged. Hindalco jumped. Jubilant FoodWorks net declined 24% but revenue climbed 19%. JK Cement surged after net and sales soared. SpiceJet net loss widened.
May 16, 2014 4:29 PM ET
India voters responded overwhelmingly to the message of infrastructure development, good governance and political change from BJP and its leader Narendara Modi. The first stable government in three decades in India is likely accelerate economic growth and rise of India on the world stage.
May 16, 2014 11:52 AM ET
Abbott agreed to acquire Chile-based CFR Pharma for $2.9 billion. Applied Materials net swung to profit after sales soared 19%. Autodesk net tumbled 49%. Darden agreed to sell its Red Lobster business for $2.1 billion in cash. Nordstrom net fell 3%.
May 16, 2014 11:38 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo plunged following losses in New York in overnight trading. Dentsu reported annual net increased Alconix annual net sales rose 12%. SMC Corp annual net soared 34%.