Jul 14, 2015 10:17 AM ET
Nikkei average rose for the second day in a row and the index traded above 20,000 mark and yen held firm near its recent lows. Real estate developer, Ichigo Group reported quarterly revenues to 36% and earnings gained 27%. J. Front retailing said total June sales increased 2.4%.
Jul 14, 2015 10:06 AM ET
Australian market indexes soared and Aussie dollar bounced around the low of year as investors shift focus to regional developments and Chinese stock market and its impact on the commodities prices.
Jul 14, 2015 9:32 AM ET
The Wholesale price index declined for the eighth month in a row but on a monthly basis food prices are on the rise. JSW Steel said crude steel production in first-quarter advanced 10%. NIIT Technologies net surged 36%.
Jul 13, 2015 2:44 PM ET
World markets for now welcomed a tentative deal between European lenders and Greece. However, Greece is facing an uphill task in implementing unpopular reforms and reduce fiscal gap and lift revenues and the euro is likely to come under more pressure. Merger Monday saw three billion dollars deals.
Jul 13, 2015 1:09 PM ET
Nikkei average in Tokyo jumped 1.6% and the yen held firm after a last minute deal between Greece and lenders lifted sentiment for the day. Astellas Pharma said it completed its latest stock buyback plan. Nippon Express sales and earnings in the quarter rose more than expected.
Jul 13, 2015 12:51 PM ET
Australian stocks and dollar edged lower after Greece and European leaders hammered out a deal that may not be possible to implement. Amcor agreed to acquire India-based packaging company. Australand agreed to sell industrial property to Growthpoint.
Jul 13, 2015 12:45 PM ET
MPLX plans to buy Markwest Energy for $20 billion. BorgWarner agreed to buy Remy Intl for $950 million. Black Hills agreed to acquire SourceGas for $1.9 billion. Jarden plans to acquire U.K.-based Waddington for $1.4 billion.
Jul 13, 2015 11:21 AM ET
European markets extended gains and international investors remained sceptical of the latest accord between lenders and Greece. Platform Specialty Products plans to acquire Alent £1.35 billion. Alliance Pharma sales jumped 7%. Sprue Aegis revenues climbed 137% to £57 million.
Jul 13, 2015 9:36 AM ET
Markets rebounded in Mumbai and the latest agreement between the lenders and Greece was viewed with scepticism. IndusInd Bank said quarterly net climbed 25% on 20% increase in revenues. Unichem Lab profit slipped 5%. IL&FS Transportation won a road project in Jharkhand.
Jul 10, 2015 4:00 AM ET
P&G agreed to sell its 43 beauty brands to Coty for $12.5 billion. Barracuda net swung to a loss but revenues jumped 18%. Dover lowered fiscal outlook. Helen of Troy net surged 24%. PriceSmart revenues soared 13%. PTC lowered revenues and earnings forecast.