Jun 16, 2015 1:14 PM ET
Boeing sold 100 737 MAX 8 passenger jets worth $10.7 billion at a list price to AerCap. Berkshire Hathaway agreed to acquire 3.7% stake in Insurance Australia Group. Cox Automotive agreed to buy Dealertrack for $4 billion. FactSet net soared 19%.
Jun 16, 2015 11:52 AM ET
Kier secured contracts worth £247 million. Alstria Office REIT offered to acquire the rival DO Deutsche Office for €800 million. Ashtead Group profit surged 30.6% on 40% jump in revenues. Crest Nicholson, the home builder said profit soared 51%. Fashion retailer Gerry Weber net tumbled 33%.
Jun 16, 2015 11:14 AM ET
Stocks in Tokyo closed down and the yen held near its recent lows in cautious trading. Sentiment weakened for the second day after talks between Greece and European lenders collapsed. Kao Corp, the cosmetic maker said first-half sales operating profit increased 3%.
Jun 16, 2015 11:00 AM ET
Imports declined more than exports in May month in India. BPCL said the central government plans to sell 3% stake in the company. Essar Oil plans to sell majority stake to Russia-based OAO Rosneft. RComm plans to acquire Russia-based Sistema''''s Indian mobile phone unit.
Jun 16, 2015 10:54 AM ET
In weak trading, ASX 200 index closed unchanged and Warren Buffett controlled Berkshire Hathaway agreed to acquire 3.7% stake in Insurance Australia Group. Motor vehicles sales in May declined 1.3%.
Jun 15, 2015 3:40 AM ET
Market indexes around the world were under pressure and the euro declined after talks between European lenders and Greece collapsed. Bond yields on 2-year Greek jumped to 29% and 10-year bond yield jumped to 12.4%. The euro fell 0.2%.
Jun 15, 2015 12:48 PM ET
CVS Health agreed to acquire the in-store pharmacy from Target for $1.9 billion. Comverse net loss widened and agreed to buy U.K.-based Acision. Masonite received binding offer from France-based Perceva. United Technologies plans to sell or split its Sikorsky helicopters business.
Jun 15, 2015 11:23 AM ET
Metro agreed to sell its department store chain to Canada-based Hudson''s Bay for €2.8 billion. Dragon Oil received increased takeover offer for £3.7 billion from ENOC. Deutsche Annington agreed to acquire domestic rival Suedewo for €1.9 billion. Hennes & Mauritz sales climbed 21%.
Jun 15, 2015 10:47 AM ET
Nikkei average closed down and the yen traded weak in listless trading. Honda Motor announced a charge to cover recall of airbags. Toshiba identified more accounting irregularities.
Jun 15, 2015 10:22 AM ET
In volatile pattern, market indexes trimmed morning losses in Australia and banks led the charge. Australian dollar gained but gold and crude oil closed nearly unchanged. Arrium Ltd declined after announcing additional impairment charges.