Aug 06, 2015 12:12 PM ET
Nikkei average closed higher and more companies announce earnings. Mitsui & Company, one of the largest trading companies in Japan reported declining profit and earnings. Softbank said quarterly revenues rose 10% and said estimating earnings outlook is difficult on several uncertainties.
Aug 06, 2015 11:40 AM ET
adidas said profit soared 11% and the athletic shoe maker completed the acquisition Runtastic. Aviva net tumbled 37%. Deutsche Telekom profit plummeted 41% to €1.5 billion. Deutsche Post declined 15%. Metro net slid 1% to €158 million. Merck net jumped 13%.
Aug 06, 2015 11:26 AM ET
Banks in Australia led decliners and the ASX 200 index fell more than 1% after ANZ said it plans to raise more than $3 billion. Downer EDI plunged more than 11% after weak quarterly results. Rio Tinto net profit tumbled 82% on weak commodities prices.
Aug 06, 2015 9:32 AM ET
Siemens India quarterly profit surged. Cummins India surged 13% on 19% increase in revenues. Bajaj Electricals net soared 261%. Ramco Cements net surged 161%. NDTV Loss Widened.
Aug 05, 2015 2:55 PM ET
S&P 500 and Tollbooth indexes extended gains in the session. Trade deficit widened in June and exports declined for the second month in a row. Private employers added fewer jobs in July. Media stocks declined after Disney lowered cable profit outlook.
Aug 05, 2015 1:51 PM ET
Australian market indexes traded weak despite a slight rebound in commodities prices in the region. Skilled Group swung to a quarterly loss after mining and energy companies cut workforce.
Aug 05, 2015 1:45 PM ET
Investors shifted focus to domestic earnings. Toyota said quarterly net rose 10% and reaffirmed its annual global production outlook with a slight change in production mix. Marubeni said quarterly net rose 7% but sales declined 10%.
Aug 05, 2015 12:59 PM ET
Activision net jumped 4%. Baxalta rejected $30 billion unsolicited proposal from Shire. Cognizant net rose 13%. DISH net surged 52%. Intercontinental Exchange net climbed 25%. Motorola net tumbled 83%. Priceline net declined 10.3%. Time Warner net soared 14%. Disney net rose 10%.
Aug 05, 2015 10:36 AM ET
Beiersdorf profit soared 14%. ING net swung to profit to €3.1 billion. London Stock Exchange profit climbed 27%. Societe Generale profit surged 78% to €2.2 billion. Standard Chartered net tumbled 36% to $1.5 billion. UniCredit profit declined 7% €1.03 billion.
Aug 05, 2015 10:31 AM ET
Bharti said quarterly profit soared 40%. Emami net climbed 24%. Canara Bank net declined 47% as the bank struggles with loan losses. Torrent Power net doubled. Balaji Telefilms reacquires 26% stake from a unit of 21st Century Fox.