Feb 03, 2015 11:59 AM ET
Archer Daniels net tumbled 87%. Anadarko net loss in the quarter narrowed. Aetna net plunged 37% but revenues soared 12%. Emerson Electric profit surged 14% on flat revenues. Hartford Financial net climbed 22%. LyondellBasell net declined 33%. United Parcel profit plummeted 61%.
Feb 03, 2015 11:34 AM ET
Alfa Laval net jumped 5% to 911 million kronor on 19% increase in revenues. BG net loss widened to $5.03 billion and the natural gas company wrote down of $8.9 billion assets in Australia. BP net swung to a loss of $4.4 billion. Banco Santander net surged 39%. Ocado net swung to profit.
Feb 03, 2015 11:01 AM ET
Greek finance minister at a gathering in London with bankers suggested today that Greece will look for ways to exchange current debt with new securities where payments are linked to economic growth. The ASE Index in Athens soared 11% but closed up 9%.
Feb 03, 2015 10:03 AM ET
Airlines closed lower in Tokyo after oil price rose to one-month high and the yen gained. Electronics and auto exporters fell after the yen strengthened 0.5%. Mineba Co reported rising sales and net income for nine-month period. Panasonic said it will close its television unit in China.
Feb 03, 2015 9:21 AM ET
Reserve Bank of Australia lowered its reference rate for the first time since August 2013 by 25 basis points to 2.25%. Aussie dollar fell 1.5 cents to 76.60 U.S. cents to a new five-year low. Australian trade deficit narrowed in December and fell 3.9% in 2014.
Feb 03, 2015 8:01 AM ET
Punjab National Bank was the latest casualty among the large banks and reported gross non-performing assets nearly doubled to 5.97%. Hero MotoCorp January vehicle sales edged lower following an increase in excise tax.
Feb 02, 2015 4:04 PM ET
U.S. stocks traded sideways and the latest economic data suggested consumers are using the benefits from cheaper energy to pay down debt and save more.
Feb 02, 2015 12:21 PM ET
1-800-Flowers.Com net soared after the sales more than doubled. Avery Dennison net jumped 66%. Exxon Mobil net and revenues plunged 21%. Lennox Intl net soared 27%. Tenneco net plummeted 61%. Sysco profit tumbled 25% and revenues jumped 8%.
Feb 02, 2015 11:31 AM ET
CRH agreed to acquire assets from cement maker Holcim and Lafarge worth about €6.5 billion. Gurit net sales surged 19%. Julius Baer profit soared 22% to 586 million francs. Ryanair net swung to profit to €49 million.
Feb 02, 2015 10:40 AM ET
Tokyo indexes declined after weaker than expected economic growth in the U.S. and China reported manufacturing index shrank in December. Chubu Electric Power lowered its net income outlook by 26%. Fujitsu soared after the conglomerate lifted its outlook by 5.6%.Lixil Group lowered its sales outlook.