Sep 30, 2015 7:15 PM ET
Stocks on Wall Street rebounded and market indexes soared. S&P 500 index jumped 1.9% in active trading. U.S. Congress passed a stop-gap measure just hours before to avert a government shutdown. Fro the quarter, the S&P 500 index declined 6.9% and the Nasdaq dropped 7.4%.
Sep 30, 2015 5:58 PM ET
Nikkei average in Tokyo surged on a technical rebound and investors overlooked the weak factory output and retail sales data. Japan Tobacco plunged 10% after the company agreed to an expensive purchase of brands from Reynolds America.
Sep 30, 2015 2:58 PM ET
Australian market indexes soared 2% following a market advance in the region. New home construction in August declined 6.9%, significantly lower than the expectations of 2% fall but rose 5.1% from a year ago.
Sep 30, 2015 1:13 PM ET
Actuant tumbled 38% after the company lowered fiscal outlook. Avnet agreed to acquire Germany-based Orchestra Service. Barracuda Networks net swung to a loss. Costco profit soared 10%. Diamond Foods net swung to profit. Pfizer lifted revenues forecast.
Sep 30, 2015 11:37 AM ET
British American Tobacco completed the acquisition of Croatia-based TDR for €550 million. Entertainment One agreed to buy 70% stake in the Astley Baker for £140 million. Groupe Fnac made a takeover proposal to the U.K.-based Darty £533 million. Sainsbury lifted outlook.
Sep 30, 2015 10:56 AM ET
India settled price of natural gas with contractors at $3.82 per unit, 18% lower than the current price. India imports nearly 50% of its natural gas demand. RCom is in advanced talks with Reliance Jio to share spectrum. Godrej Properties sold its Bandra-Kurla complex.
Sep 29, 2015 3:40 PM ET
Market indexes in New York and Europe trended lower and commodities were in focus again. Asian markets sold off and Nikkei in Tokyo plunged more than 4%. Reynolds American agreed to sell a business unit for $5 billion.
Sep 29, 2015 2:50 PM ET
Nikkei average plunged 4% and led the Asia-wide decline on the ongoing Chinese economy slowdown worries. Shipping companies plunged more than 5% after a mid-tier shipper announced a plan to file bankruptcy.
Sep 29, 2015 2:11 PM ET
Australian market indexes plunged 4% and dropped to a two-year low in active trading after an analyst report cited dire outlokk for shareholders. Arrium agreed to develop a port facility at the third largest city in South Australia.
Sep 29, 2015 12:33 PM ET
Yahoo! plans to spin off about $22 billion in Alibaba shares that may not be a tax-free deal to shareholders. Ferrellgas Partners net loss widened after revenues declined. IHS profit soared. Reynolds American sells its certain brands to Japan Tobacco for $5 billion.