Apr 23, 2015 1:09 PM ET
3M net slid 0.8%. BB&T net fell 2%. Caterpillar net soared 20%. Domino''s Pizza profit jumped 9%. Eli Lilly net tumbled 27%. eBay net swung to profit. Facebook net plunged 20%. GM profit surged eight-fold. PepsiCo net was flat. PG profit slumped 5%. Qualcomm net plummeted 46%.
Apr 23, 2015 12:00 PM ET
European markets traded lower after economic activities were deemed to be slowing in a private survey. Ericsson profit declined 14%. Novartis profit plunged 6% to $2.3 billion on 7% decrease in revenues. WPP revenues in the first-quarter climbed 8%.
Apr 23, 2015 9:39 AM ET
With corporate earnings in focus, Nikkei index closed above 20,000 for the second day in a row after fifteen years. CyberAgent said second-quarter revenues rose 29%. JFE Holdings said annual net rose 36%. JSR Corp said net gained 19% on nearly flat revenues.
Apr 23, 2015 9:24 AM ET
Australian market indexes closed higher in volatile trading and the Aussie dollar held firm. Business confidence and conditions in the March quarter declined according to NAB survey. Fortescue Metals soared 9% after strong demand for its bond offering.
Apr 23, 2015 9:26 AM ET
Corporate fund raising activities pick up steam and Jet Airways, Biocon and Ramco Software are preparing to raise as much as $1.1 billion. HDFC Bank said net in the quarter jumped 21% on 22% increase in revenues. MRF net soared 95%. L&T Finance net rose 10%.
Apr 22, 2015 1:34 PM ET
Stocks traded mixed on Wall Street and crude oil rebounded to a new high in the year. Existing home sales in March increased 6.3% to 5.2 million units. McDonald’s and Yum Brands were the latest two fast food providers to report weak quarterly results.
Apr 22, 2015 1:01 PM ET
Abbott net surged. Amgen net soared 51% on 11% increase in revenues. Boeing profit climbed 39%. McDonald''s net tumbled 33% after revenues plunged 11%. Coca-Cola profit dropped 4%. Yahoo! Net plunged 93%. Yum! Brands net declined 9%.
Apr 22, 2015 10:53 AM ET
Credit Suisse net surged 23% but revenues dropped 3%. Eurotunnel first-quarter revenues climbed 10%. Roche group sales jumped 5% to 11.8 billion Swiss francs. Richemont forecasted profit to drop 36%. Tesco net swung to a loss of £5.8 billion.
Apr 22, 2015 9:42 AM ET
Market indexes in Tokyo advanced and the popular Nikkei average jumped above 20,000 for the first time in fifteen years. Chugai Pharmaceuticals said fiscal year sales declined 5.6%. Idemitsu Kosan estimated wider annual loss.
Apr 22, 2015 9:20 AM ET
Australian market indexes and the Aussie dollar weakened after the latest inflation data showed weakening consumer prices. The annual inflation rate declined the most at the end of March quarter from the previous rate in December in four decades.