Jul 30, 2014 10:46 AM ET
Japan indexes advanced and investors focused on corporate earnings. Industrial production decreased for the second month in a row and the monthly decline was the largest since the earthquake and tsunami in 2011. Japan Tobacco first quarter sales increased 1.6%. Konica Minolta quarterly net plunged.
Jul 30, 2014 9:57 AM ET
Australian stocks advanced on strong trading volume on rising confidence in global economy. Tabcorp Holdings agreed to acquire regional government controlled gaming business as a part of a deal to win long term gaming license.
Jul 30, 2014 9:36 AM ET
Bharti Airtel surged 70%. Bank of India net declined 16% but revenues surged 21%. Cadila Healthcare profit and revenues climbed. Reddy''s Lab net surged 53%. Escorts net tumbled 42%. ITC profit climbed 16%. IDFC net dropped 14%. L&T net soared more than doubled.
Jul 29, 2014 12:49 PM ET
Aetna revenue surged 26% but net rose 2%. BP profit climbed 61%. Ecolab net surged 46% on 7% increase of revenue. Merck net soared 121% but sales fell. Pfizer net plunged 79% and revenue dropped 2%. United Parcel net tumbled 57.6% while revenue jumped 6%.
Jul 29, 2014 12:25 PM ET
Stocks on Wall Street turned after the U.S. and Europe imposed tougher and wider sanctions on Russia controlled banks and banned the sale of military and oil production equipment. U.S. consumer confidence index reached a seven-year high and home prices rose at a slower pace in May.
Jul 29, 2014 11:40 AM ET
Deutsche Bank net plunged 29% to €238 million and revenue dropped 4%. GKN profit soared 106%. Klepierre and Corio signed a conditional agreement of €7.2 billion to create a retail property firm in Europe. Next Plc sales jumped 8%. UBS profit climbed 15% to 792 million francs.
Jul 29, 2014 10:44 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo gained despite weaker than expected retail sales, household spending and jobless rate. The yen held firm below 102 against one dollar. Honda June quarter sales increased 5.4% and Nomura revenues declined 8.5%.
Jul 29, 2014 9:53 AM ET
Australian market indexes closed higher after declining for two days in a row. Home sales in June increased 1.2% and added 2% in the quarter to the month. QBE Insurance said first-half results will be impacted by weakness in Latin America.
Jul 25, 2014 8:52 AM ET
Stocks on Wall Street turn lower after Amazon reported larger than expected quarterly loss for the second quarter in a row and Visa lowered its annual revenue outlook. BSkyB agreed to acquire Sky ventures in Italy and Germany.
Jul 25, 2014 8:45 AM ET
AbbVie net jumped 3%. American Electric Power net soared 15%. Amazon.com net loss widened but revenue surged 23%. Chubb net declined 14%. DTE Energy net climbed 18%. Moody''s net soared 41.5%. Starbucks revenue and profit jumped. Tyco Intl net surged.