Sep 04, 2015 1:39 PM ET
Nikkei average declined more than 2% and extended weekly loss to 7% in the largest weekly drop since April 2014. The widely followed benchmark declined to a new seven-month low.
Sep 04, 2015 1:07 PM ET
Aussie dollar drops to a new six-year low as foreign investors dump the weakening currencies of resource exporting nations. For the week the ASX 200 index declined 4.3% in volatile trading.
Sep 04, 2015 1:46 PM ET
Russia-based Rosneft plans to sell 15% stake in one of its largest oil fields for $1.27 billion to ONGC. Reserve Bank of India lifted foreign investor stake limit to 40% in Ashok Leyland. Rajesh Exports extended the latest string of export order win with a new order from Singapore.
Sep 04, 2015 11:58 AM ET
Allergan agreed to acquire AqueSys for $300 million. BlackBerry agreed to acquire Good Technology for $425 million. Cooper net tumbled 49% but revenues jumped 7%. Esterline lowered annual outlook. UTi Worldwide net loss widened. VeriFone net swung to profit.
Sep 04, 2015 11:39 AM ET
Bwin.Party accepted a higher offer from GVC and terminated merger plan with 888 Holdings. Altran profit surged 34% on 11% increase in revenues. Aer Lingus passenger traffics in August jumped 5.3%. Emis profit jumped 8%.
Sep 03, 2015 2:56 PM ET
Investors looked ahead to the monthly employment data release tomorrow. Global markets gained in quiet trading and bond yields fell in the euro zone after the European Central Bank trimmed growth and inflation outlook.
Sep 03, 2015 2:36 PM ET
Nikkei average in Tokyo closed higher and the yen strengthened in thin trading. Nikkei traded above 18,000 but investors worried that the quarter profit may fall below expectations.
Sep 03, 2015 1:14 PM ET
The latest read on Australian retail sales added to domestic economic anxieties following the weak economic growth data released this week. In addition, trade deficit in July narrowed but core exports of coal and metal ores fell.
Sep 03, 2015 12:49 PM ET
Syngenta announced a share repurhcase plan of more than $2 billion. UCB unit agreed to be acquired by Lannett for $1.2 billion. easyJet lifted fiscal outlook. Co-operative Group swung to profit. Lookers agreed to acquire Benfield Motor.
Sep 03, 2015 12:39 PM ET
Volatile Sensex in Mumbai jumped up more than 1% following relative stability in world markets. Punj Lloyd plans to invest $300 million to expand its defense facilities. VA Tech received an order from Malaysia-based Petronet worth $250 million.