Nov 17, 2015 11:42 AM ET
Agilent net surged. Constellation Brands agreed to acquire Ballast Point Brewing for $1 billion. Dicks Sporting sales jumped 8%. Home Depot net and sales soared. TJX profit fell but lifted earnings outlook. Urban Outfitters net surged 10%. Wal-Mart net plunged 11%.
Nov 17, 2015 9:49 AM ET
European markets rallied on the strengthened expectations of additional stimulus steps. Cable & Wireless soared on a merger offer of £3.6 billion from Liberty Global. easyJet profit jumped 22%. United Internet profit and revenues advanced.
Nov 17, 2015 9:47 AM ET
Markets in Sydney jumped 2.3% as energy stocks surged after a spike in oil price overnight. Reserve Bank of Australia decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 2%. AusNet net swung to profit.
Nov 17, 2015 7:26 AM ET
ICICI Bank plans to sell its 6% stake in ICICI Prudential Life Insurance. HCL Tech secured a contract from Deutsche Bank. Central government committee is likely to recommend oil exploration policy that may lead to revenue sharing arrangement with the exploration companies.
Nov 17, 2015 6:52 AM ET
Nikkei average in Tokyo jumped higher following a rally in New York in overnight trading. Resource sector stocks jumped after crude oil increased for the second day in a row. JX Holdings is in talks to merge with rival the TonenGeneral Sekiyu.
Nov 16, 2015 11:23 AM ET
Stocks on Wall Street lacked direction and European markets retained positive bias but indexes in Asia struggled after Japan fell back into recession again. Marriott International agreed to acquire rival Starwood in $12 billion to become the largest hotelier in the world.
Nov 16, 2015 11:04 AM ET
Berkshire Hathaway lowered its stake in Goldman Sachs. Marriott Intl agreed to acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts for $12.2 billion. Energy Transfer Partners agreed to divest its 68.4% stake of Sunoco LLC for $2.2 billion to Sunoco LP. Dillard''s net plunged 17%.
Nov 16, 2015 10:31 AM ET
Sydney benchmark index declined the most in nearly two months and fell below 5,000. Mining stocks and gold producers jumped while Rio Tinto fell 2.5%. The seasonally adjusted total vehicle sales in October declined 3.6%.
Nov 16, 2015 9:48 AM ET
European stock markets showed resilience after the terrorist attacks in Paris. Euro zone annual inflation rate increased to 0.1% in October. Accor led the declining tourism sector stocks. Diploma surged 17% on the rising annual income. Keller Group soared on positive outlook.
Nov 16, 2015 9:41 AM ET
In early trading Nikkei fell sharply over 1.5% after the domestic GDP contracted for the second quarter in a row. The economic growth worries were further compounded by the slowdown in the euro zone. J. Front and Takashimaya said October retail sales jumped.