Oct 03, 2014 1:43 PM ET
Market indexes in Tokyo extended weekly losses as the Diet in meet for a special session and budget committee convene today. Nikkei average declined every day of the week and the yen remained under pressure as the government struggles to revive economic growth. Fast Retailing surges nearly 3%.
Oct 03, 2014 10:35 AM ET
Australian stocks closed higher but weak commodities hovered market sentiment. Four largest banks rebounded nearly 2% in the week but declined 10% in the last three weeks. For the week, ASX 200 index closed flat.
Oct 02, 2014 2:18 PM ET
The European Central Bank announced steps to purchase covered bonds and asset-backed securities in the final quarter of the year. Market indexes across Europe and U.S. declined after the latest stimulus measures from the ECB were deemed less than adequate.
Oct 02, 2014 12:57 PM ET
American Realty agreed to sell Cole Capital to RCS Capital for $700 million. Actuant net plunged 39% but revenue climbed 8%. Constellation Brands profit tumbled 87%. Global Payments net jumped 17% on 12% increase of revenue. McCormick profit surged 18%.
Oct 02, 2014 12:07 PM ET
Market indexes in Tokyo plunged after the yen gained and investors turned cautious on stretched valuation. Honda, Nissan and Mitsubishi issued domestic auto recalls. Japan Airlines plunged after the first reported case of Ebola virus in the U.S.
Oct 02, 2014 11:32 AM ET
Balfour Beatty divests 50% stake in hospitals projects for £62 million. DQ Entertainment surged after the company signed a six-year content distribution agreement with China-based Ciwen Kids. BG Group and Ophir Energy discovered gas off the coast of Tanzania. Ted Baker net soared.
Oct 02, 2014 10:31 AM ET
Australian stocks declined and the dollar rebounded ahead of government report on new capital requirements at banks. Australian building approvals increased 3% in August on a surge in multi-family units. Expedia won a regulatory approval to acquire Wotif.com Holdings.
Oct 01, 2014 1:13 PM ET
U.S. stocks traded sharply lower after Hong Kong braced for more protests and Italy forecasted economic contraction in the current year. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac plunged after a court ruling. GM and Chrysler September sales rise 19% and Ford sales fall 3%.
Oct 01, 2014 12:57 PM ET
Acuity Brands profit surged 22% and revenue climbed 15%. AZZ net plunged 16%. American Honda September sales climbed 12% and Chrysler sales soared 19%. Ford sales in September fell 3%. GM vehicles sales soared 19% to 223,437.
Oct 01, 2014 11:34 AM ET
Tankan index of confidence among large manufacturers increased in July, the Bank of Japan said today. Investors turned cautious after Hong Kong braced for larger protests as national holidays begin in China.