Mar 23, 2015 9:53 AM ET
Australian market indexes closed lower and the Aussie dollar rebounded as gold and crude oil advanced in active trading. Village Roadshow struck a partnership with CITIC Ltd and develop theme parks in China. Premier Investments first-half net profit jumped 9%.
Mar 23, 2015 9:48 AM ET
Central Government plans to lower its stake in BHEL by 5%. Central Government rejected three coal mining awards to Jindal Steel. MRF plans to invest ₹4,500 crore in Tamil Nadu.
Mar 20, 2015 12:38 PM ET
Stocks in New York surged after investors focused on domestic earnings and set aside worries linked to the recent surge in the dollar. Investors in Europe focused on the benefits of the bond buying program as leaders in the euro zone appear to sound positive on bailout conditions for Greece.
Mar 20, 2015 12:31 PM ET
AK Steel plunged on weak outlook. Cato profit surged 139% on 11% increase in revenues. Darden net climbed 22%. KB Home plunged 26%. Mattress Firm net tumbled 24% but revenues surged 92%. Nike profit surged 16% on 7% increase in revenues.
Mar 20, 2015 11:50 AM ET
Lafarge and Holcim agreed to a new share-swap for the $44 billion merger. Sabadell agreed to acquire TSB Banking for £1.7 billion in cash. Zodiac Aerospace revenues climbed 16% to €2.3 billion.
Mar 20, 2015 11:55 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo extended weekly advance and trading in yen set the pace and direction of stock market indexes. Chiyoda and Mitsubishi to partner to build a new airport in Bohol, Philippines. Rakuten, the online retailer agreed to acquire Overdrive, the ebook platform overDrive.
Mar 20, 2015 9:56 AM ET
Australian market indexes extended gains and the Aussie dollar traded firm near its six-year low after stocks in the energy and resource sectors rebounded. APN News and Media soared 5% after News Corp said it plans to increase its stake to 15%. Myer Holdings edged lower again.
Mar 20, 2015 9:43 AM ET
Gayatri Projects secured road project worth ₹137 crore in Chhattisgarh. Mahindra First Choice Wheels Ltd plans to raise $15 million from the U.S.-based Valiant Capital. Wipro secured a five-year contract from U.S.-based utility company.
Mar 19, 2015 1:49 PM ET
U.S. market indexes suffered as lawmakers exchanged barbs in how to control budget deficit and rising war spending. Seasonally adjusted weekly jobless claims rose 1,000. Preliminary current account deficit in the fourth-quarter widened to $113.5 billion.
Mar 19, 2015 1:26 PM ET
Cintas net climbed 12%. Clarcor profit soared 10% on 12% increase in revenues. Herman Miller net jumped 8% and lifted revenue outlook. Lennar net surged 47%. Starbucks plans for 2-for-1 stock split, sixth since 1992. Tech Data net tumbled 27%. Williams-Sonoma net climbed 10%.