Sep 10, 2014 1:41 PM ET
The yen Tokyo traded to a six-year low as the U.S. dollar rose against most currencies on the prospect of higher rates. The Topix advanced to erase losses in the year so far and closed at high not seen since July 2008.
Sep 10, 2014 1:00 PM ET
Australian dollar sank to a six-month low as the prospect of rate increase in the U.K. and U.S. gathered momentum. Aussie dollar dropped below 92 cents and 95 cent currency band ahead of Australian bond offering.
Sep 10, 2014 12:41 PM ET
Calavo Growers net surged after revenue climbed 12%. DHT agreed to acquire Singapore-based Samco for $317 million. Krispy Kreme net jumped 23%. Lands'' End profit jumped 5% after comparable sales rose 3%. Palo Alto net loss widened. Vera Bradley Net tumbled.
Sep 10, 2014 3:44 AM ET
Barratt Developments profit soared three-fold to £305 million on 21% rise in revenues. Kingfisher net declined 37% to £277 million. Optimal Payments net profit surged 91%. PureCircle net swung to profit after revenue climbed 44%. Sports Direct net jumped 12% to £301 million.
Sep 10, 2014 12:09 PM ET
Biocon repurchased its 7.7% stake from a unit of GE Capital for $36 million. ICICI Bank board approved a stock split of 5-for-1. Lanco Infratech sold power plants to raise $829 million. SAIL dropped after government plans to offload 5% stake.
Sep 09, 2014 4:07 PM ET
ABB announced a $4 billion share buyback program from September 16. Apollo Tyres plans to set up a new plant in Hungary worth for $600 million. Cipla signed commercial collaboration with UK-based S&D Pharma. Jyoti won a contract worth Rs 423 crore.
Sep 09, 2014 4:05 PM ET
Stocks in Tokyo closed higher and the yen dropped to a six-year low against the dollar as geopolitical tensions rose. The U.K. pound declined 1% after the latest poll showed a narrow lead for Scotland to separate from U.K.
Sep 09, 2014 3:52 PM ET
Stocks in Australia gained after a slight rebound in resource stocks and the Aussie dollar edged lower. New home loans values issued in July were flat at $17 billion.
Sep 09, 2014 2:03 PM ET
General Mills agreed to acquire Annies for $820 million. American Airlines said revenue passenger miles was flat in August. Burlington Stores and Barnes & Noble net loss narrowed. J C Penney issued debentures for $350 million. Korn Ferry net surged 27%.
Sep 09, 2014 1:48 PM ET
Balfour Beatty secured contract worth £70 million to construct the new Crossrail station. Dixons Carphone sales jumped 3%. Kensington Group acquired for £180 million. Whitbread sales surged 13%. Quindell wins a court ruling against Gotham City.