GE acknowledges 2015 as one of the most successful business years in its history while recognizing CEO’s leadership contribution. Jeffrey Immelt, chairman and CEO of GE, has received $33 million compensation in total for 2015 which is 11.5% lower than the previous year. The compensation package has been disclosed through a regulatory filing with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Shares of Blue Buffalo and Air Transport Service gained during the Wednesday trading session while shares of Yelp, Unisys Corp and Zagg Inc lost their shares in the stock market.
Square reported a widened loss during the fourth quarter of 2015 as transaction expenses and other related costs burdened its balance sheet. The company reported a 49% increase in quarterly revenue.
Imperial Oil has entered into an agreement to sell its 497 Esso retail fuel stations for about C$2.8 billion. This transaction reflects the company's aim to widen its refining and oil sands businesses.
Citigroup is reportedly in negotiation to appoint Armando Diaz as the global leader of capital equities trading. These appointments signify the bank's effort to construct a robust stock offering business.
Poundland Group announced the retirement of Jim McCarthy as the chief executive officer of the company. Jim McCarthy will be succeeded by Kevin O' Byrne as the next chief executive officer of Poundland.
On Tuesday, the precious metal gold glided owing mainly to the increase in a dollar. In addition, the positive US data, which fuelled the speculation on Fed interest rate hike, drove the global share market to a new height.
Foresters and Proj Fox Acquisition have signed a deal on February 29, 2016, whereby, Foresters will indirectly buy both Aegon Fund Management (AFM) and Aegon Capital Management (ACM).
Deutsche Borse confirmed that it is in talks with London Stock Exchange regarding a potential merger. The parties remain hopeful that a possible merger transaction will take place.
Etsy's shares jumped nearly 10% after the announcement that the online e-commerce site narrowed its net loss in the fourth quarter of 2015. The company expects GMS growth rate to be in the range of 13% to 17% for the three-year period from 2016 - 2018.
Fortescue Metals reported a 4% decline in its first six-month net profit owing mainly to the fall in commodity prices. The company has declared an interim dividend of A$0.03 (fully franked).
The gloomy atmosphere prevailing in the construction sector of India has led the government to take monetary steps to aid the ailing sector. Shivshahi Punarvasan Prakalp will provide monetary assistance for the construction activities in India.
Wal-Mart De Mexico SAB posted an 18.4% drop in its fourth-quarter net income. High spending during the fourth quarter affected the retailer's earnings.
Costco is one among the best places to buy every single men's underwear and accessories including belts, socks and undershirts. Men's Outdoor Trail Sock that carries the Kirkland Signature is one among the best quality in men's sockdom and a four-pack of the trail socks costs just $12.
China, as part of a wider drive into progressive industries to boost its GDP growth, plans to combine over 40 entities to work on the giant $22 billion plane-engine project. Under the plan, the government of China along with companies like Aviation Industry Corp. would invest 35 billion yuan.