Monthly Archives:  August 2015

  • Walmart
  • Wal-Mart`s Massmart Profit Drops 26%

    Full Story | 27th August 2015
    Massmart Holdings Ltd., the South African food and goods wholesaler controlled by Wal-Mart Stores Inc., said first-half profit fell 26 percent as price competition curbed margins and other African currencies weakened against the rand.Profit excluding .
  • Chinesestocks
  • China’s Stocks Sink Most Since 2007

    Full Story | 24th August 2015
    China’s stocks plunged the most since 2007 as government support measures failed to allay investor concern that a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy is deepening. The Shanghai Composite Index tumbled as much as 9 .
  • MCD
  • McDonald`s Deal with Russian franchise

    Full Story | 21st August 2015
    McDonald's Corp. said on Friday it had signed its second deal with a Russian franchisee which will help it to expand in remote Siberian regions. Under the deal, Russian company GiD Llc will open up .
  • Volvo
  • Volvo Car reports 71% rise in operating profit

    Full Story | 19th August 2015
    In Stockholm, Swedish car maker Volvo Car Corp. said Wednesday it expects a "substantial increase in profits" for full-year 2015 as it reported a 71% jump in operating profit for the first six months of .
  • EM
  • Emerging-Market Slide Continues as Commodities Plunge

    Full Story | 18th August 2015
    The selloff in emerging-market assets and commodities continued, sending currencies from Australia to Mexico lower and a measure of developing-nation stocks to a four-year low as Chinese shares slumped. Treasuries rose.Thailand’s baht slid 0.5 percent .