Taiwan's struggling personal computer maker Acer said Thursday it had swung back to profit in the first three months to March, ending three consecutive quarterly losses due to better cost and inventory control.
Japan's Fujitsu said Wednesday it swung back into the black, posting an annual net profit after aggressive cost-cutting and stronger demand at home for its computer offerings.
South Korea's SK Hynix Inc said Thursday its first-quarter net profit surged nearly 350 percent from the previous year on a spike in sales of PC memory chips.
Indian outsourcing giant Infosys on Tuesday reported quarterly net profit rose by a surprise 25 percent, lifted by new European and US contracts, as it forecast an increase in annual revenues.
Taiwan tech giant Hon Hai Precision, the world's largest contract manufacturer for electronics, saw its net profit rise 12.7 percent on-year in 2013, bolstered by demand for Apple's new products.
German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Merck KGaA said Thursday that its profits more than doubled on steady sales in 2013.
German telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom said Thursday it met its 2013 targets and is counting on business in the United States to boost overall sales this year and next year.
(AP)—Bayer AG says its net profit jumped by almost a third last year to 3.19 billion euros ($4.35 billion) as sales hit a record high.
Japan's Fujitsu swung back to profit in the three months to December thanks to brisk sales in PCs and networking services for public and business customers, as well as a weaker yen, the company said Thursday.
German semiconductors giant Infineon said Thursday it hopes to lift sales in the second quarter and is sticking to its full-year, despite a weak first quarter.