Apr 15, 2015 10:05 AM ET
Australian market indexes closed lower after banks led the decliners in Sydney. Resource stocks traded higher following an upswing in iron ore price. Freelancer Ltd soared 9% after the online marketplace operator reported record first-quarter revenue.
Apr 15, 2015 9:31 AM ET
Wholesale prices in India declined for the fifth month in a row in March on lower food prices and weakening global oil prices. ACC net in the first-quarter plunged 41%.
Apr 14, 2015 2:58 PM ET
Stocks traded higher after JP Morgan reported better-than-expected earnings and crude oil advanced. Seasonally adjusted retail sales in March 0.9% and wholesale price index rose 0.2% in the month.
Apr 14, 2015 9:42 AM ET
Fastenal net soared 14% on 9% increase in revenues. Johnson & Johnson profit plunged 9% on 4% decline in revenues. JPMorgan Chase net surged 12% and plans to increase quarterly dividend. Pep Boys net loss widened. Wells Fargo revenues and profit each declined 3%.
Apr 14, 2015 9:44 AM ET
Alcatel Lucent surged on merger talks with Nokia. British Land acquired London-based property from Malaysian state pension fund for £210 million. Frankfurt Airport said passenger in March jumped 2.5% to 4.6 million. Gerresheimer profit surged 23% to €11 million.
Apr 14, 2015 10:06 AM ET
Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey said national finances may be affected if iron ore prices continue decline. The price of the iron ore has plunged 60% in the last one year as the four largest mining companies continue to increase supply and China engineers a slowdown.
Apr 14, 2015 9:13 AM ET
In Tokyo, stocks lacked direction and investors awaited fiscal year outlook and latest year earnings from corporate Japan. Aderans Co Ltd said fiscal year revenues rose 13%. Kohnan Shoji, home improvement retailer reported flat sales.
Apr 13, 2015 3:49 PM ET
Market indexes opened higher but quickly began descending. Market sentiment was weak on the unexpected shrinkage in China trade, ongoing worries in the euro zone and lack of confidence in the lowered earnings outlook in the U.S.
Apr 13, 2015 1:06 PM ET
Builders FirstSource agreed to acquire its rival ProBuild for $1.63 billion. Blackstone Mortgage Trust plans to sell public offering of 17.5 million shares. Commerce Bancshares net declined 9%. Fossil dropped. JetBlue traffic in March climbed 9.2%.
Apr 13, 2015 11:37 AM ET
Dassault Aviation secured an order to supply 36 Rafale aircraft to India. Henkel fell on weak outlook for the year. Orad Hi Tec Systems agreed to buy the U.S.-based Avid Technology for €5.67 per share. Shell agreed to sell 185 gas stations.