Apr 27, 2015 10:14 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo lacked direction ahead of central bankers meeting in Japan and the U.S. and the beginning of Golden Week holiday. Mazda Motors eased on weaker profit outlook and Mitsubishi Motors said operating profit is expected to decline 8% in the current fiscal year.
Apr 27, 2015 9:32 AM ET
Australian market indexes advanced and resource and banking sector stocks led the gainers. M2 Group offered a competing and a higher bid of $1.6 billion to acquire the Internet services provider iiNet.
Apr 27, 2015 8:45 AM ET
Market indexes in Mumbai turned lower and rupee dropped to a five-month low. Bharti Infratel net in the quarter jumped 18%. ICICI Bank net and revenues climbed. Maruti Suzuki India net soared 61%. Ultratech Cement net declined 24% but revenues rose 5%.
Apr 24, 2015 3:37 PM ET
Nasdaq index extended gains for the second day and reached a new intra-day 15-year high on strong quarterly results from Amazon, Google and Microsoft. Comcast abandoned its proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable after regulators raised competition issues.
Apr 24, 2015 3:35 PM ET
Amazon net swung to a loss. Biogen profit surged 71%. Comcast terminate its $45.2 billion deal. DTE Energy net tumbled 16%. Google profit jumped 4%. LyondellBasell net surged 24%. Microsoft net plummeted 12%. Starbucks net climbed 16%. Xerox net slumped 20%.
Apr 24, 2015 10:44 AM ET
European markets turned volatile and euro zone ministers concluded yet another meeting with Greece with no progress on hand. Air Liquide revenues climbed 7%. AstraZeneca profit soared 9%. HSBC plans to relocate headquarter to Hong Kong. Renault sales soared 14%. Reckitt Benckiser sales rose 1%.
Apr 24, 2015 10:50 AM ET
Nikkei in Tokyo closed lower on Friday but gained 1.9% in the week when the index closed above for the first time in 15 years. Exedy Corp said fiscal year net declined 23%. Mitsubishi Motors estimated first-half sales to decline 1.5%. Monex Group fiscal year net plunged 67%.
Apr 24, 2015 10:41 AM ET
Australian market indexes jumped 1.5% on the rebound in iron ore price and tech stocks. In active trading, stocks and Aussie dollar edged higher. ResMed plunged on weaker than expected quarterly results. Mount Gibson Iron reaffirmed its annual outlook.
Apr 24, 2015 10:12 AM ET
Gujarat Gas said net in the quarter soared 27%. Infosys net and revenues dropped. Steel Strips Wheels revenues fell 3%. Mahindra & Mahindra net jumped 9% on 14% increase in revenues.
Apr 23, 2015 8:20 AM ET
Nasdaq index passed the high set 15 years ago after the latest earnings from eBay and other tech companies. 10-year German bond yield declined from the record high. Deutsche Bank agreed to settle Libor rate manipulation investigation. Corporate finance activities heat up in India.