Dec 16, 2015 8:37 AM ET
The Nikkei 225 average rallied 2.6%, the largest one-day gain in more than two months. Investors returned to add more stock exposure following a rebound in oil and indexes in New York and in Europe. Dentsu accelerates its global expansion with more deals in France and Philippines.
Dec 16, 2015 7:12 AM ET
Stocks in Mumbai edged higher after markets in Asia rebounded in cautious trading as investors anticipate first rate hike in the U.S. since 2006. HDFC Bank plans to raise up to $450 million through debenture offering.
Dec 15, 2015 11:35 AM ET
Stocks rebounded on Wall Street and the S&P 500 and Tollbooth Strategy indexes jumped after crude oil rebounded from its near 4-year low. European markets surged more than 1.5% and the high yield bond market rout spread to Europe.
Dec 15, 2015 11:24 AM ET
3M lowered annual earnings forecast. GE agreed to sell its Japan-based commercial lending business to Sumitomo Mitsui Finance for $5 billion. FactSet net rose 7%. VeriFone net soared. Valeant signed 20-year agreement with Walgreens.
Dec 15, 2015 11:11 AM ET
Stock markets in Europe regained strength fueled by gains in oil prices and overshadowed the weakness in the bond market for the third day in a row. Metro jumped on a surge in net profit. UBM agreed to divest PR Newswire for $841 million.
Dec 15, 2015 8:44 AM ET
The Nikkei 225 extended its losses ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve rate decision. J. Front Retailing said sales in November dropped 1.8%. Yahoo Japan agreed to acquire Ikyu Corp. for $830 million.
Dec 15, 2015 8:31 AM ET
ASX 200 declined for the sixth day in a row after Australia''s government said its budget deficit would deteriorate. The Reserve Bank of Australia kept its interest rates unchanged at 2%. Rio Tinto said it plans to invest $4.4 billion in Mongolian copper mine.
Dec 15, 2015 7:35 AM ET
Sensex in Mumbai rebounded for the second day in a row and participated in emerging markets rally. Crude oil extended losses in the year so far to 44% and consumer product makers led the gainers.
Dec 14, 2015 11:40 AM ET
S&P 500 index declined after the crude oil price dropped as much as 4% and neared 2011 low. European markets turned lower after positive start and struggled to hold the advance of the day. Asian markets also were cautious ahead of the Fed meeting.
Dec 14, 2015 11:20 AM ET
Newell Rubbermaid is in talk to acquire Jarden Corp for $15 billion. Orchestra Premaman agreed to buy 13% stake in Destination Maternity. Norfolk Southern rejected a revised offer from Canadian Pacific Railway.