Aug 08, 2014 12:40 PM ET
Brookfield Asset net surged 94%. Choice Hotels net climbed 11% on 4% increase in revenues. Consolidated Edison net soared 23%. McDonald''s July global comparable sales fell 2.5% and U.S. sales declined 3.2%. Nvidia net surged 33%. Sotheby’s profit plunged 15%.
Aug 08, 2014 11:36 AM ET
Allianz net climbed 11% to €1.8 billion on 10% increase of revenue. Banca Monte dei Paschi net loss widened to €179 million but revenue climbed 8%. Bellway revenue surged 33% to £1.5 billion. Catlin net 131% to $273 million. TOD''s profit surged 26% to €56 million.
Aug 08, 2014 9:41 AM ET
Market averages in Tokyo plunged 2.3% in an Asia-wide sell-off after U.S. ordered Iraq strike. The latest military strike contributed the growing turmoil in the Middle East and to the persistent tensions between Russia and Europe. SoftBank quarterly net plunged.
Aug 08, 2014 9:26 AM ET
Bombay Dyeing net loss widened. Finolex Cables profit and revenue climbed on higher prices. M&M net jumped 4% despite sluggish sales. Nestle India profit climbed 6% on 10% increase of revenue. SBI net rose 3%. Vardhman Textiles net dropped.
Aug 08, 2014 8:58 AM ET
Australian markets extended losses for the sixth session. Indexes on Friday declined 1.3% and in the six-day period lost 3.6% on rising geopolitical worries. Reserve Bank of Australia lowered its GDP growth and inflation estimate.
Aug 07, 2014 12:31 PM ET
AES net plunged 20%. Costco July sales soared 9% and comparable sales jumped 5%. Duke Energy net surged 80%. IntercontinentalExchange net climbed 47%. Sempra Energy net climbed 10%. Walgreen July comparable sales jumped 5.2%.
Aug 07, 2014 12:01 PM ET
Optimism returned to stock trading after two weeks of losses in New York. Initial claims of weekly jobless claims declined to an eight year low and better than expected earnings from 21st Century Fox and CenturyLink contributed to investor enthusiasm.
Aug 07, 2014 11:20 AM ET
adidas net plunged 27% to €348 million on 2% sales decline. Commerzbank net profit more than doubled. Nestle profit declined 10% to 4.6 billion francs after revenue fell 5%. Rio Tinto profit surged 156% to $4.4 billion. Zurich Insurance net soared 14% to $2.1 billion.
Aug 07, 2014 10:47 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo gained as earnings season accelerate and nearly 400 companies are scheduled to release results before the end of the week. Mitsui Fudosan declined after quarterly net declined. Olympus Corp swung to quarterly net profit.
Aug 07, 2014 9:44 AM ET
Australian market indexes extended losses for the fifth day in a row after unemployment rate unexpectedly jumped to 6.4%, a 12-year high. Rio Tinto said first-half earnings increased 21% to $5.1 billion. Tabcorp Holdings annual net increased 2.6%.