May 08, 2015 1:07 PM ET
Stocks on Wall Street jumped more than 1% after April jobless rate fell to 5.4% and net monthly new jobs increased by 223,000 from revised 85,000 in March. Indexes in Europe jumped also after Prime Minister David Cameron led Conservative Party won a slim but outright majority in the U.K. elections.
May 08, 2015 12:34 PM ET
AOL net plunged 25% but revenues climbed 7%. CBS net declined 16%. Consolidated Edison net rose 3%. HRG net loss widened. McDonald''s U.S. comparable sales in April dropped 2.3%. NVIDIA net fell 2%. NRG Energy net loss widened.
May 08, 2015 11:17 AM ET
BG net tumbled 51% to $565 million on 21% decline in revenues. Laird forecasted revenues in the first-quarter climbed 24% to £149 million. Osram net soared 13% to €78 million. Syngenta rejected $45 billion unsolicited proposal from Monsanto.
May 08, 2015 10:12 AM ET
Shares in Tokyo struggled to advance on mixed earnings report and weak international trade data from China. Toyota annual net soared 19% on 6% increase in sales. Fast Retailing April sales surged 20%. Mitsui & Co annual net plunged 13%. Olympus net in the fiscal year swung to a loss.
May 08, 2015 9:37 AM ET
Australian market indexes closed down in late afternoon sell-off and weak China trade data dented sentiment. Macquarie Group said annual net increased 26% and assets under management soared 14%.
May 08, 2015 9:06 AM ET
Market staged a technical rebound on short covering and weaker-than-expected earnings from Punjab National, Hero MotoCorp and Titan. BASF India quarterly net swung to a loss. Blue Dart net and revenues jumped 13%. Hindustan Unilever profit climbed 17%.
May 07, 2015 2:03 PM ET
Deals dominated market trading on Wall Street and indexes rebounded in early afternoon from the morning slump. Weekly claims of unemployment hovered near 15-year low last week despite uneven and moderate economic growth.
May 07, 2015 1:42 PM ET
Nikkei share average in Tokyo declined after nearly a weeklong holiday and investors reacted to weakening international markets. Monetary base in April increased 36% in Japan. Nintendo annual net sales declined 4% and net swung to profit.
May 07, 2015 12:52 PM ET
Apache net swung to a loss. Alexion Pharma agreed to acquire Synageva for $8.4 billion. Becton, Dickinson net tumbled 25%. Icahn Entp net swung to profit. Maximus net declined 6%. Priceline net rose but Tripadvisor net declined 7%. Whole Foods profit surged 11%.
May 07, 2015 12:46 PM ET
ArcelorMittal net loss widened. Continental profit climbed 12%. Commerzbank net soared 83% to €366 million. E.ON profit jumped 29% to €1.2 billion. Siemens net surged more than three-fold to €3.9 billion. Veolia net climbed 88% to €212 million.