Nov 04, 2014 1:30 AM ET
Becton, Dickinson net surged more than three-fold. CVS net plunged 24% while revenue soared 10%. DISH profit tumbled 54% after subscriber count declined. Estee Lauder net plummeted 24%. Michael Kors net surged 42%. Office Depot net declined 78%. Priceline net jumped 27%.
Nov 04, 2014 5:22 PM ET
Market indexes in Tokyo advanced for the second day in a row and extended two-day gains to 7.5% after the surprise move from the Bank of Japan and higher target range for stocks by the government controlled pension fund. Softbank lowered annual earnings outlook.
Nov 04, 2014 3:08 PM ET
Australian trade deficit widened after the imports rose faster than exports and retail sales rose more than expected. Reserve Bank of Australia left reference rate at record low 2.5%, where rates have been since August 2013.
Nov 03, 2014 2:57 PM ET
Altice offered to acquire PT Portugal for €7 billion. HSBC net climbed 7% and set aside total £367 million to cover potential regulatory fines. Holcim net declined 5% to 447 million Swiss francs. Publicis agreed to acquire Sapient for $3.7 billion. Ryanair profit surged 32% to €795 million.
Nov 03, 2014 2:55 PM ET
American Honda October sales climbed 6%. Chrysler sales surged 22% as jeep and truck sales climbed. Ford sales dropped 2% while GM sales edged up 0.2%. Loews profit plunged 26%. Nissan sales soared 13%. Sysco net fell 2%. Sapient surged after Publicis agreed to buy the company for $3.7 billion.
Nov 04, 2014 3:04 AM ET
Associated British Foods profit surged 25% to £783 million. BMW profit fell 1% to €1.31 billion but revenue jumped 5%. Glencore copper production climbed 8%. Greene King agreed to acquire Spirit Pub for about £774 million. Legal & General sales jumped 5%.
Nov 03, 2014 9:09 AM ET
Australian markets declined after gold dropped and the Aussie dollar hit a two-month low and Australian building approvals plunged in September 11%. Westpac Banking reported annual cash profit increased 8% and announced final dividend of 92 cents per share.
Nov 03, 2014 9:01 AM ET
Ashok Leyland sales in October surged 23% but Bajaj Auto sales were nearly flat. Hero sales declined 8% but TVS Motor sales surged. Maruti Suzuki sales nearly flat 1%. M&M and Tata Motor sales plunged 17%.