Earnings

August 01, 2017 - 2:44 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co. is reporting a nearly 19 percent improvement in its fiscal first quarter profit on better sales and cost cuts. Tokyo-based Honda, which makes the Fit subcompact, Accord sedan and Asimo robot, reported Tuesday a 207.3 billion yen ($1.9 billion) profit...
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. Asian stock markets advanced Tuesday as investors prepared to assess a fresh round of corporate earnings reports and data releases on the global economy, starting with an upbeat Chinese factory numbers. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
August 01, 2017 - 2:11 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets advanced Tuesday as investors prepared to assess a fresh round of corporate earnings reports and data releases for signs the global economy is on the right track. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 0.3 percent to 19,979.61 while South Korea'...
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People commute past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. Asian stock markets advanced Tuesday as investors prepared to assess a fresh round of corporate earnings reports and data releases on the global economy, starting with an upbeat Chinese factory numbers. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
July 31, 2017 - 11:22 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets advanced Tuesday as investors prepared to assess a fresh round of corporate earnings reports and data releases on the global economy, starting with an upbeat Chinese factory numbers. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 0.2 percent to 19,959...
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People are reflected on an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 31, 2017. Shares were mixed in Asia early Monday, with Chinese markets shrugging off weaker factory output indicators while Japan’s Nikkei index sagged thanks to a surge in the value of the yen. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
July 31, 2017 - 4:45 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Europe and Asia on Monday as investors awaited a fresh flurry of corporate earnings reports. Chinese markets shrugged off weaker manufacturing data, while Japan's Nikkei index sagged as the yen surged against the dollar. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX gained...
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A woman poses for a photograph as she shows a Hong Kong one hundred dollars banknote at the HSBC building in Hong Kong, Monday, July 31, 2017. HSBC is reporting that pretax profit rose 12 percent in the first half as revenue expanded faster than costs and higher interest rates fattened margins for its Hong Kong lending business. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
July 31, 2017 - 4:33 am
HONG KONG (AP) — HSBC said Monday it plans to buy back another $2 billion in shares after reporting a strong set of quarterly profits thanks to higher interest rates that helped fatten margins for its lending business. The London-based global bank, which earns most of its income in Asia, said it...
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People are reflected on an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 31, 2017. Shares were mixed in Asia early Monday, with Chinese markets shrugging off weaker factory output indicators while Japan’s Nikkei index sagged thanks to a surge in the value of the yen. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
July 31, 2017 - 2:03 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mixed Monday in Asia, with Chinese markets shrugging off weaker manufacturing indicators while Japan's Nikkei index sagged as the yen surged against the dollar. A raft of corporate earnings is due out Monday. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.1 percent to 19...
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A man takes an escalator at the HSBC building in Hong Kong, Monday, July 31, 2017. HSBC is reporting that pretax profit rose 12 percent in the first half as revenue expanded faster than costs and higher interest rates fattened margins for its Hong Kong lending business. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
July 31, 2017 - 1:55 am
HONG KONG (AP) — HSBC said Monday it plans to buy back another $2 billion in shares after reporting a strong set of quarterly profits thanks to higher interest rates that helped fatten margins for its lending business. The London-based global bank, which earns most of its income in Asia, said it...
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July 31, 2017 - 1:19 am
HONG KONG (AP) — HSBC is reporting that pretax profit rose 12 percent in the first half as revenue expanded faster than costs and higher interest rates fattened margins for its Hong Kong lending business. The London-based global bank also said Monday it will buy back another $2 billion in shares in...
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People are reflected on an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 31, 2017. Shares were mixed in Asia early Monday, with Chinese markets shrugging off weaker factory output indicators while Japan’s Nikkei index sagged thanks to a surge in the value of the yen. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
July 30, 2017 - 10:55 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia early Monday, with Chinese markets shrugging off weaker factory output indicators while Japan's Nikkei index sagged as the yen surged against the dollar. A raft of corporate earnings is due out Monday. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.1...
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This April 25, 2017, photo, shows Exxon service station signs in Nashville, Tenn. Exxon Mobil Corp. reports earnings, Friday, July 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 28, 2017 - 9:37 am
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Exxon Mobil Corp. cut spending on oil exploration, helping boost earnings to $3.35 billion in the second quarter, doubling its historically low profit of a year ago. Profit rose for both production of oil and gas and Exxon's refining business. The results, however, still fell...
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