Dec 29, 2014 1:54 PM ET
AMAG Pharma and Takeda Pharma terminate March 2010 license. FLIR Systems secured $27 million contract from the Department of Defense. Manitowoc surged after Carl Icahn acquired 7.77% stake. Walgreen investor voted for remaining stake of Alliance Boots.
Dec 29, 2014 12:15 PM ET
Stocks in Tokyo reversed earlier gains and closed down after a man was tested positive for Ebola virus. Japan Post confirmed its plan to list on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. International investors increase the exposure to Japanese stocks by the smallest amount in five years.
Dec 29, 2014 11:37 AM ET
J D Wetherspoon plans to invest more than £400 million and open 200 new pubs in UK and Ireland. Royal Mail is in preliminary talks to buy City Link.
Dec 29, 2014 10:56 AM ET
Australian markets reacted positively to the rising world markets on Friday. Australian dollar edged lower following the persistent weakness in oil prices. Infratil Ltd and New Zealand pension fund agreed to acquire RetireAustralia for $640 million.
Dec 29, 2014 12:47 PM ET
IOCL plans to acquire land worth about Rs 6,800 crore to expand project in Gujarat. L&T secured a contract for about Rs 894 crore from ONGC. Power Grid Corp approved investments of Rs 6,575 crore in various projects.
Dec 26, 2014 10:46 AM ET
Inflation index slowed for the fourth month in a row and industrial production fell in November in Japan. Auto production also declined 12% in the month. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group agreed to acquire consumer banking business of Citigroup Inc in Japan.
Dec 26, 2014 9:25 AM ET
Alphageo (India) secured a contract from Oil India, Assam. BPCL plans to raise Rs 4,000 crore for the expansion of its Kochi refinery. Essar Oil buys 73.9% stake in Vadinar Power. Japan-based Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank takes 2.77% stake in Reliance Capital.
Dec 24, 2014 2:16 PM ET
Market indexes in Japan gained and financials and technology developer and exporters led the gainers. Japan Post is planning $5.8 billion public offering in third quarter of 2015.
Dec 24, 2014 1:09 PM ET
Australian stocks gained following the advance in international markets and ahead of long holiday weekend. Crude oil and gold prices edged up in thin trading but resource stocks faced headwinds.
Dec 24, 2014 12:51 PM ET
Barnes & Noble agreed to buy back its Nook e-reader stake from Pearson and plans to split the business. Cal-Maine profit surged 40%. CalAmp net dropped 4%. Chesapeake Energy announced share-buyback plan for up to $1 billion. Keurig Green recalled 7.2 million brewing machines.