Dec 25, 2015 9:32 AM ET
Nikkei 225 average closed lower in muted trading and the yen edged down against the U.S. dollar. J. Front Retailing reported nine-month sales increased 2.5% and net income soared 79%.
Dec 24, 2015 11:58 AM ET
Stocks on Wall Street lacked cheer and market indexes rested ahead of early closure. Crude oil gained for the fourth session in a row and jobless claims in the previous week dropped to a 42-year low. European markets were little changed and energy prices were in focus.
Dec 24, 2015 11:29 AM ET
EZCorp net loss widened. Nexstar Broadcasting is in talks to acquire Media General for $2 billion. Piedmont Natural Gas net dropped 5%. Salesforce.com agreed to acquire billing services provider SteelBrick for $360 million.
Dec 24, 2015 9:10 AM ET
European markets traded higher after resource heavy FTSE 100 index edged up. Indexes in Spain gained but in France edged lower. Markets in Germany were closed.
Dec 24, 2015 8:27 AM ET
Reliance Defence and Russia-based AlmazAntey for manufacture the four frigates for the Indian Navy worth $4.8 billion. Singapore controlled fund invested $300 million in housing projects developed by DLF. ONGC plans to invest $530 million in three coal-bed methane blocks in eastern India.
Dec 24, 2015 8:03 AM ET
Nikkei 225 average slipped and the yen eased in thin trading as markets in Europe and in New York wind down ahead of Christmas Holiday. Fujitsu Ltd decided to separate its mobile phone and computing businesses. Monex Group reported November revenues edged.
Dec 24, 2015 7:08 AM ET
Australian market indexes gained and extended weekly gain to 3.4%. Australian dollar edged higher to 72.52 U.S. cents and gold and crude oil bounced from the recent lows. Real estate software developer Onthehouse soared on a takeover offer.
Dec 23, 2015 11:14 AM ET
Wall Street indexes extended gains for the third day in a row after crude rebounded from an 11-year low and personal income increased and durable goods orders were unchanged. European markets closed higher on bargain hunting.
Dec 23, 2015 11:08 AM ET
Bed Bath & Beyond plunged 6% on weak sales and earnings per share forecast. Lindsay revenues and net declined 9%. Micron Technology net tumbled 79%. Nike profit surged 20%. Paychex net jumped 9%. ConocoPhillips agreed to sell its 50% stake in Rosneft.
Dec 23, 2015 9:29 AM ET
European markets jumped 2% after Brent crude rebounded from the lowest since 2004 a day earlier. OPEC report suggested that the demand for its crude in 2020 is likely to be less than in 2016. Game Digital tumbled. Interbulk agreed to be acquired.