Oct 20, 2015 7:02 AM ET
Nikkei in Tokyo closed higher and awaited international traded data tomorrow. Aeon Co reported first-half sales soared 19%. Genky Stores said estimated annual sales to increase 20% and net income to rise 7%.
Oct 20, 2015 7:01 AM ET
Australian market indexes closed down and the Aussie dollar held firm in active trading. Brambles Limited raised $500 million through a bond offering. Cochlear Limited reaffirmed its annual earnings outlook. Newcrest Mining said gold production in third-quarter declined 13%.
Oct 19, 2015 6:47 PM ET
Stocks advanced cautiously higher on Wall Street as tech companies dominate busy earnings season this week. Energy companies declined after crude oil dropped nearly 3%. Morgan Stanley reported profit declined for the second quarter in a row. Weight Watchers more than doubled.
Oct 19, 2015 5:27 PM ET
Australian market indexes traded volatile and the Aussie dollar held near its recent high. Iron ore prices firmed up after China reported better-than-expected 6.9% economic growth. Treasury Wine Estate completed capital raising to pay for the wine unit of Diego in the U.S. and U.K.
Oct 19, 2015 1:33 PM ET
Nikkei average in Tokyo trimmed losses after China reported slightly better than expected third-quarter economic growth of 6.9%. Tokyo Electric Power rose after a report suggested that the company plans to raise $2.8 billion in bonds in the fiscal 2016.
Oct 19, 2015 1:08 PM ET
Infosys entered into a joint venture with IBM to develop cloud based services. CRISIL said third-quarter revenues rose 14%. HCL Technologies net in the first-quarter fell 3% but revenues barely rose 3%. UltraTech Cement quarterly net rose 3%.
Oct 19, 2015 1:07 PM ET
Wincor Nixdorf agreed to be acquired by the U.S.-based Diebold for about €1.7 billion. Audi plans to invest $117.6 million in its Hungarian unit. Christian Dior revenues and profit surged. ITV agreed to acquire Ireland-based UTV. Oyj sell 55% stake in China-based unit.
Oct 19, 2015 1:04 PM ET
Morgan Stanley revenues and profit declined. Oprah Winfrey agreed to acquire 10% stake in Weight Watchers. Diebold agreed to acquire the Germany-based Wincor Nixdorf. WEX agreed to buy Electronic Funds Source for $1.1 billion. Halliburton net swung to a loss. Hasbro net soared 15%.
Oct 16, 2015 7:13 AM ET
Market indexes on Wall Street edged higher and for the week the S&P 500 index increased 0.9%. Match Group Inc, the owner of a portfolio of dating sties, filed for an initial public offering. Jobless rate in California State fell to eight year low of 5.9%.
Oct 16, 2015 3:01 PM ET
Nikkei average jumped more than 1% on a growing speculation that the Bank of Japan may offer additional stimulus. Market advance was also supported by the gains in Shanghai ahead of the gross domestic report. Adastria Co, the apparel retailer said sales in first-half jumped 10%.