Nov 30, 2015 12:27 PM ET
Stocks on Wall Street generally traded higher in listless trading as investors await central bankers decision in Washington and Brussels. Retail stocks were in focus for the second day after several large retailers struggled to cope with a surge in online store traffic.
Nov 30, 2015 12:12 PM ET
Nikkei average in Tokyo slipped on the growing speculation that China may allow the yuan to depreciate soon. Domestic industrial output edged up in October, retail sales rose and automobile production declined for the sixteenth month in a row.
Nov 30, 2015 11:44 AM ET
European markets inched higher. Aberdeen Asset Management loses £33.9 in net outflows for a year; BHP Billiton faces Brazilian dam-related charges of $5.2 billion; Anheuser Busch and SAB-Miller to divest two British brewer units.
Nov 30, 2015 11:38 AM ET
Ford Motor said it plans to book $600 million charge linked to the bargaining agreement with the United Auto Workers union. NextEra Energy agreed to sell its stake in Forney and Lamar generating assets to Energy Future Holdings for $1.6 billion. Tribune Publishing said the company is not for sale.
Nov 30, 2015 8:39 AM ET
ASX 200 index extended monthly loss to 1.2% on weakness in resource stocks. BHP and partner Vale SA face $5.2 billion damage lawsuit in Brazil. Mincor Resources changes management. Dick Smith books non-cash impairment of $60 million. Slate & Gordon rebounds.
Nov 30, 2015 8:33 AM ET
GDP growth in India accelerated to 7.4% in the fiscal second quarter. Amtek Auto said quarterly net swung to a loss. Bharti Airtel plans to invest $900 million in the next three years to expand coverage in India. Siemens India quarterly profit jumped 14% on 11% increase in revenues.
Nov 27, 2015 1:25 PM ET
Nikkei in Tokyo slipped after transport, textile and power shares declined. Nisshinbo, Sharp, Sumitomo Osaka Cement were among the worst performer. The consumer prices index in October increased 0.3% but jobless rate in October declined to a 20year low of 3.1%.
Nov 27, 2015 1:11 PM ET
Stocks on Wall Street traded sideways and shopper were in a cautious mood and search deeper bargains online. Holiday shoppers started early and most large discount stores began offering early bargains online to attract customers away from other online stores only.
Nov 27, 2015 11:12 AM ET
Retailers were in focus in New York trading as more customers shop online on Black Friday. China based social networking site Renren said net loss widened. Discount retailers Target and Wal-Mart report rising customer traffic at online stores.
Nov 27, 2015 10:56 AM ET
European stocks were under pressure on the deepening economic slowdown in China. Rio Tinto plans to invest $1.9 billion to expand bauxite output. Royal Bank of Scotland booked a loss of £265 million in the fourth-quarter. Pennon net surges 7%.