May 16, 2014 10:41 AM ET
Bouygues net swung to profit €285 million after revenue rose. Centamin profit plunged 70% and revenue tumbled 26%. Intertek total revenue declined by 4.9%. Kentz received new orders worth $1.8 billion. Moncler net jumped 16% to €24 million.
May 16, 2014 10:01 AM ET
Australian stocks struggled and closed at the low of the day. For the week, the ASX 200 gained 0.3%. Santos Limited commenced shipment of liquefied natural gas from its project in Papua New Guinea.
May 16, 2014 9:16 AM ET
Bajaj Hindusthan net swung to a loss. Cadila Healthcare profit dropped 9% but revenue soared 22%. Gujarat Gas net declined 17%. Himatsingka net tumbled 49%. Karnataka Bank net surged 21%. Kalindee Rail net swung to profit. NTPC profit plunged 29%.
May 15, 2014 1:51 PM ET
Advance Auto Parts net dropped 11% after sales plunged 47%. Cisco climbed despite sales and net plunged. CA profit declined 15%. Flowers Foods slipped 6%. Kohl''s net plummeted 15% after sales dropped. Wal-Mart sales rose but net declined 5%.
May 15, 2014 12:29 PM ET
S&P 500 index extended losses for the third day and small cap Russell 2000 index extended loss to 10% in a two-month correction. Yield on 10-year bond dropped to a six-month low.
May 15, 2014 11:18 AM ET
Deutsche Post profit edged up 0.8% to €502 million and revenue rose. Dixons Retail agreed to merge with Carphone. LSE profit rose 1% to £353 million. Thomas Cook loss widened to £373 million.
May 15, 2014 11:08 AM ET
Japan''s GDP in the March quarter expanded 1.5% from the last quarter after consumer spending rose ahead of sales tax increase on April 1, the Cabinet Office said today.
May 15, 2014 11:01 AM ET
Rising consumer spending ahead of sales tax and strong capital spending lifted March quarter GDP to an annual rate of 5.9% in Japan. Stocks declined on stronger yen and weaker than expected earnings.
May 15, 2014 10:10 AM ET
Australian dollar traded firm near its recent high after investors digested latest federal budget. A pick up in trading in small caps lifted trading volume hear the high of the year so far. Auckland Airport plans for traffic boost from China this summer.
May 15, 2014 9:01 AM ET
Apollo Tyres net surged 99%. Adani Ports net tumbled 25% while revenue climbed 19%. Bajaj Auto profit slid while sales barely rose 3%. Bank of India net plunged 26%. L.G.Balakrishnan profit climbed 54%. Tata Steel net swung to profit. Tech Mahindra net declined 39%.