EARNINGS

Pay out or stay out? Dividends in doubt as Australian profits catch virus

Pay out or stay out? Dividends in doubt as Australian profits catch virus

Published 10/08/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian companies are likely to deliver smaller dividends in what is forecast to be the country’s worst earnings season in a decade [more…]

U.S. profit growth pickup could justify Wall Street rally

U.S. profit growth pickup could justify Wall Street rally

Published 16/01/2017

A street sign for Wall Street is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S. December 28, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

U.S. companies are set to report their strongest profit growth in two years, which could go a long way toward justifying Wall Street's record-breaking rally, say stock investors who anticipate many companies will top expectations.

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Slowing economy hits earnings at top Chinese machinery makers

Published 30/08/2015

BEIJING China's slowing economy has taken its toll on the first-half earnings of major construction machinery makers Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology Co Ltd [more…]