*Raises 2013 EPS forecast to at least $3.96 vs prev $3.95. Aug 6- Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly results and raised its forecast for the year as clients in North America invest more in IT services and software, encouraged by a steady economic recovery.
*Raises 2013 EPS forecast to at least $3.96 vs prev $3.95. Aug 6- Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly results as revenue from Europe excluding the UK jumped 54 percent, and the IT services provider raised its forecast for the year.
India's new exurban planned communities could be part of a solution to large-scale municipal failings, or the greatest mass fleeing from impoverished cities in the 21st century.
*Indian companies' foreign debt as of end-March at over $200 bln. MUMBAI, July 18- The Indian rupee's slide to record lows is squeezing mid-sized companies that borrowed offshore when times were good, with a slowing economy now making it even harder for them to generate the extra funds needed to cover dollar payments.
*Boeing's stock falls after Dreamliner fire at Heathrow Airport. NEW YORK, July 12- U.S. stocks advanced on Friday, supported by banks' strong earnings, but Boeing limited the Dow's gain after an airplane fire in London.
*Boeing plunges on news of Dreamliner fire at Heathrow Airport. NEW YORK, July 12- U.S. stocks were little changed on Friday as the market took a breather after ending at record highs, and as investors digested strong earnings reports from JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo but a lowered profit outlook from United Parcel Service.
*Boeing plunges on news of plane fire at Heathrow Airport. NEW YORK, July 12- U.S. stocks were mostly flat in afternoon trading on Friday, helped by strong earnings from JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo, while shares of Boeing slumped after an airplane fire in London.
*JPMorgan stock rises after quarterly profit jumps. NEW YORK, July 12- The broad U.S. stock market took a break on Friday after a six-day climb, although bank stocks gained slightly after strong earnings from big lenders JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo.
*JPMorgan profit jumps in quarter. NEW YORK, July 12- U.S. stocks were little changed on Friday after closing at fresh record highs a day earlier, as rosy results from JPMorgan and Wells Fargo were overshadowed by a profit warning from United Parcel Service.
*JPMorgan profit jumps in quarter. NEW YORK, July 12- U.S. stocks were set to open little changed on Friday after closing at fresh record highs a day earlier, as rosy results from JPMorgan and Wells Fargo were offset by a profit warning from United Parcel Service. JPMorgan Chase& Co, the largest U.S. bank by assets, advanced 0.4 percent to $55.35 in premarket trading.
BANGALORE, July 12- Infosys Ltd hopes a return to aggressively chasing deals, even those with low margins, will help it regain lost market share but cut-throat competition and a possible change in U.S. visa rules may derail its plans.
Shares of Accenture, whose clients include London's Heathrow Airport, Nokia Oyj, Baker Hughes Inc and AstraZeneca UK, were down 7 percent at $74.60 in extended trading on Thursday. Clients were slowing the pace and level of spending on existing contracts, said Accenture, whose rivals include Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp and Infosys Ltd.
NEW YORK, June 20- Oracle Corp said on Thursday it was moving its stock listing to the New York Stock Exchange from Nasdaq OMX Group's main U.S. exchange, a major coup for NYSE Euronext, as it lands the largest-ever U.S. market transfer.
For all the worries among investors and policymakers over the rupee's sudden plunge to record lows, the Indian economy may now be in better shape to handle a depreciation.
We have a stacked day of earnings coming up on Thursday with Nokia, Google, IBM and Microsoft all reporting.
Next week is a big week for the earnings. CNBC's Jon Fortt gives a rundown on what to expect from tech companies.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Infosys, India's No. 2 IT services exporter, forecast lower revenue growth than analysts had expected for this fiscal year, citing a challenging global economy.
India's IT outsourcers are promoting "mini CEOs" capable of running businesses on their own, while trimming down on the entry-level computer coders they normally hire.
Kris Gopalakrishnan co-chairman of Infosys, says macroeconomic prospects are better this year because there is less chance of the euro zone disintegrating, among other reasons.