YOKOHAMA, Japan, July 28- Nissan Motor Co's operating profit rose a higher-than-expected 13.4 percent in the April-June quarter on improved sales in the United States and China, its two largest markets, following a change in senior management overseeing U.S. operations.
TOKYO— Nissan's quarterly profit rose nearly 37 percent, helped by a favorable exchange rate and healthy sales in North America and China. Nissan's vehicle sales grew in the robust North American market, on solid demand for the Rogue crossover and the Altima sedan, offsetting shaky Japan, where a rise in the consumption tax dampened sales overall.
YOKOHAMA, Japan, July 28- Nissan Motor Co posted a 13.4 percent rise in April-June operating profit from a year earlier as Japan's second-biggest car maker saw improved sales in the United States after it changed senior management overseeing operations there.
Phillip Wale, CEO of Panmure Gordon, says company margins are still under pressure.
NEW YORK, July 28- Pfizer Inc's vulnerability to cheaper generics and its weak roster of experimental medicines will be on display Tuesday when the company reports quarterly earnings, reviving interest in its pursuit of AstraZeneca Plc or other deals to fortify its pipeline.
BEIJING— Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday, shrugging off jitters about stiffer Western sanctions against Russia, after China reported strong corporate profits. Britain's FTSE 100 added 0.1 percent to 6,796.53. ASIA'S DAY: China's benchmark Shanghai Composite Index surged 2.4 percent to 2,177.95.
From China's twin factory data to a raft of corporate earnings, CNBC's Pauline Chiou highlights what will drive markets this week.
Discussing the outlook for earnings and economic data, with Scott Brown, Raymond James, and Christopher Low, FTN Financial.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan looks ahead to companies reporting quarterly numbers next week.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. Retailers head back to school. The Fed meets next week, and Friday brings a big labor report.
Amazon's stock is getting slammed on its worse-than-expected earnings. CNBC's Josh Lipton discusses Amazon's profit problem.
When will Amazon start to turn profits? Kevin Paul Scott, ADDO Worldwide co-founder, and Ben Parr, DominateFund co-founder, discuss the vision and spending of CEO Jeff Bezos.
Transportation and supply chain company Ryder System reported strong quarterly earnings. CEO Robert Sanchez, discusses what Ryder's earnings say about the current state of the U.S. economy.
Discussing the overall state of earnings and what Visa says about the global economy, with Diane Garnick, Clear Alternatives; Todd Burchett, Athena Capital; Rich Peterson, S&P Capital IQ; David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds; and Jack Bouroudjian, Index Financial Partners.
Visa is today's biggest loser among the Dow thirty after lowering its revenue forecast for the year, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.
PLYMOUTH, Minn.— Arctic Cat Inc. on Friday reported profit that decreased by 35 percent in its fiscal first quarter, and beat analysts' expectations. The Plymouth, Minnesota- based company said earnings fell to $3.6 million, or 27 cents per share, from $5.5 million, or 40 cents per share, in the same quarter a year ago.
Visa lowered its outlook, and said the Russian sanctions are not impacting its business, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.
*Amazon.com, Visa down after disappointing results. NEW YORK, July 25- U.S. earnings disappointments, including from Amazon.com, and weak German economic data pressured world stock markets on Friday, while the euro clung to an eight-month low against the U.S. dollar.
BRISTOL, Conn.— Barnes Group Inc. on Friday reported net income that declined by 86 percent in its second quarter. The Bristol, Connecticut- based company said profit fell to $30.2 million, or 54 cents per share, from $209.3 million, or $3.82 per share, in the same quarter a year ago.
*Amazon.com, Visa down after disappointing results. U.S. stocks were lower in early trading, hurt by results from Amazon.com and Visa, the two biggest drags on the S&P 500. Amazon dropped 11.1 percent to $318.79, while Visa was down 4.9 percent at $211.90.