Monthly Archives:  April 2015

  • VW
  • VW Patriarch’s Era of Total Authority Ended

    Full Story | 27th April 2015
    Ferdinand Piech’s two decades of unyielding authority over Volkswagen AG ended after a 500-mile journey to Braunschweig, a small city in central Germany where just last year he was feted as a savior of jobs.Piech .
  • Sony
  • Sony Beats Estimates as Hirai Revamp Fuels Earnings

    Full Story | 22nd April 2015
    Sony Corp. raised its profit forecast for the second time since February as Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai’s revamp stokes earnings from games and financial services. Shares rose.Operating income more than doubled to 68 billion .
  • Stocks
  • Asian Stocks Rise as U.S. Shares Rebound

    Full Story | 21st April 2015
    Asian stocks rose, following a rebound in U.S. shares, as the yen’s first drop in seven days buoyed Japanese exporters. Materials and health-care shares led gains.The MSCI Asia Pacific Index added 0.2 percent to 152.57 .
  • Europe Stocks Rebound From Weekly Drop as Miners Rally

    Full Story | 20th April 2015
    European stocks rebounded from the year’s biggest weekly decline, with commodity stocks leading gains after China expanded monetary easing.The Stoxx Europe 600 Index added 0.6 percent to 406.16 at 9:30 a.m. in London. BHP Billiton .
  • Dragi_merckel
  • German Bonds’ Average Yield Turns Negative

    Full Story | 16th April 2015
    The average yield on German government debt dropped below zero for the first time, an indicator of how the European Central Bank’s bond-buying program has made the previously unthinkable a reality.Price gains on German bonds .