Machinery Construction and Farm Machinery

  • TOKYO, Nov 2- Japan's Nikkei logged the biggest daily gain since March on Friday buoyed by companies which have large exposure in China such as Yaskawa and Fanuc on hopes that U.S.- China trade tension may ease. The Bloomberg report boosted investors' risk stance in late trade, prompting investors to buy back shares of companies which benefit from China demand.

  • TOKYO, Oct 30- Japan's Nikkei rose on Tuesday as investors bought cheaply-valued cyclical stocks and firms raising their annual forecasts, which tempered fresh worries about U.S.- China trade frictions that dragged down U.S. shares. U.S. shares fell after Bloomberg reported that the U.S. is planning an additional $257 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese goods...

  • *Topix hits lowest since September 2017. TOKYO, Oct 24- Japan's Nikkei on Wednesday recouped some of the previous day's hefty losses but gains were limited as investor sentiment was still fragile after the recent heavy selling in global shares. "The market is still volatile and investors are guarded against the fast-paced moves we've seen lately," said Masanari...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 23- Caterpillar Inc disappointed investors on Tuesday by not raising its 2018 earnings forecast yet again, raising fears that the heavy-duty equipment maker may be signalling a slowdown despite posting better-than-expected quarterly profits. The company kept unchanged the 2018 adjusted profit per share outlook of $11.00 to $12.00 per share,...

  • TOKYO, Oct 19- Japan's Nikkei fell on Friday, tracking broader losses in global equities markets and heading for its third straight week of decline. Japan's benchmark index has given up around 8.7 percent since its 27- year peak hit on Oct. 2, as worries over Italy's 2019 budget and growth concerns in China weigh on market sentiment globally. On Friday, stocks in Asia...

  • TOKYO, Sept 25- Japan's Nikkei rose for a seventh session on Tuesday helped by gains in chip-related stocks that offset weakness in construction equipment manufacturers, which fell on worries that a new round of U.S.- China trade tariffs could hurt global demand. The dollar's ascent above 112 yen level has underpinned overall sentiment.

  • I don't think there will be a big spike in poultry prices due to Florence, says Sanderson Farms CEO

    Joe Sanderson, Sanderson Farms CEO, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss how his poultry farming company is being impacted by Hurricane Florence.

  • TOKYO, Sept 13- Japan's Nikkei rallied to near two-week highs on Thursday as news of a proposed fresh round of trade talks between China and the United States lifted risk appetite, triggering buying in stocks which are exposed to Chinese demand. The Trump administration has reached out to China for a new round of trade talks as it prepares to activate punitive U.S....

  • ACCRA, Sept 5- Ghana signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese heavy-duty truck maker Sinotruck International on Wednesday for an assembly plant, the West African nation said. The proposed Sinotruck plant in Ghana will initially have the capacity to assemble around 1,500 trucks per year for sale in West Africa, the presidency said in a statement.

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 4- China's stock markets extended losses on Tuesday, with investors concerned over slowing growth at home and the U.S. set to impose fresh tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports as early as this week. **China's blue-chip CSI300 index was down 0.16 percent, with its financial sector sub-index lower by 0.17 percent, the consumer staples...

  • HONG KONG, Aug 20- China's leading heavy machinery maker Sany Group plans to spin off four business units and is looking to rope in private equity firms as investors for the deal that could fetch a total of $2 billion, sources told Reuters. Sany's advisers have reached out to firms such as global investment powerhouses Bain Capital, Carlyle Group, CVC Capital...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 17- U.S. tractor maker Deere& Co's profits in the third-quarter missed Wall Street estimates on higher raw material and freight costs, sending shares sharply lower in premarket trading. Adjusted profit in the latest quarter totalled $2.59 per share, lower than the average analyst estimate of $2.75. If the forecast materializes, analysts at JP Morgan...

  • Deere profit earnings are concerning investors

    Ann Duignan, J.P. Morgan U.S. machinery analyst, joins the 'Squawk Box' team to discuss John Deere earnings and how she's looking at the stock.

  • Some researchers think mechanical brushes aren’t just some spa amenity for dairy cows — they’re important to the animal’s well-being, The New York Times reports. 

  • MILAN, Aug 9- Trucks and tractor maker CNH Industrial has appointed Hubertus Muhlhauser as its new chief executive to succeed long-time boss Richard Tobin who resigned earlier this year. Before Welbilt he worked at agricultural equipment maker AGCO, where he headed the EMEA and Asia region businesses as well as the global engine division.

  • June 19- U.S. stocks slumped and the Dow Jones Industrial Average erased its gains for the year on Tuesday, as a sharp escalation in U.S.- China trade dispute jolted the markets and triggered a rush to safer assets. President Donald Trump, in an unexpectedly swift and sharp move, threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods and Beijing...

  • June 19- U.S. stocks slumped on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average erasing its gains for the year, as markets were rattled by a sharp escalation of the trade dispute between the United States and China. President Donald Trump, in an unexpectedly swift and sharp move, threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods and Beijing...

  • June 19- Wall Street was set to open sharply lower on Tuesday as President Donald Trump's latest threat to impose duties on additional Chinese goods heightened concerns that tit-for-tat tariffs could spiral into a trade war. President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods and Beijing warned it would fight back...

  • June 19- Futures on the three main U.S. indexes slumped more than a percent on Tuesday as President Donald Trump's latest threat to impose duties on additional Chinese goods heightened concerns that tit-for-tat tariffs could spiral into a trade war. President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods and Beijing...

  • TOKYO, June 19- Japanese stocks tumbled to 2-1/ 2- week lows on Tuesday and posted the biggest daily percentage drop in three months after Chinese stocks were sold sharply amid escalating global trade tussles. President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods, prompting a swift warning of retaliation from Beijing...