UK's second largest retailer J Sainsbury Plc registered revenues for the third quarter as per the forecasts. The total retail sales of Sainsbury were up 0.8 percent excluding fuel and were down 0.7 percent including fuel as against the analysts' average forecast of 0.6 percent decline for the quarter. However, Sainsbury has surpassed the forests for Christmas sales.
Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA.O) shares rose more than 7 percent in after-hours trading on Wednesday after the electric-car maker beat analysts' expectations for third-quarter results.
Insurer American International Group (AIG.N) on Monday reported better-than-expected third quarter earnings, bolstered in part by improved performance at core insurance operations.
Under US GAAP rules, a twice over value increase per share between the third quarters of 2012 and 2013 for Apollo Global Management LLC.
Mercom Capital Group reported a wind sector investment for India totalling USD5.6 billion.