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  • Berkshire operating profit rises in Q1CY20, buys back more stock May 01, 2021 06:17 PM IST

    Berkshire operating profit rises in Q1CY20, buys back more stock

    Berkshire Hathaway's Operating profit increased to $7.02 billion, from $5.87 billion a year earlier.

  • Business Insight | Here's why Warren Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway is suffering in pandemic despite Apple fuelling its Q3 profit Nov 09, 2020 07:17 PM IST

    Business Insight | Here's why Warren Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway is suffering in pandemic despite Apple fuelling its Q3 profit

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc reported lower quarterly operating profit amid the coronavirus pandemic. Third-quarter operating profit fell 32% to $5.48 billion, from $8.07 billion a year earlier

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway suffers in pandemic even as Apple boosts profit Nov 09, 2020 01:21 PM IST

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway suffers in pandemic even as Apple boosts profit

    Third-quarter operating profit fell 32 percent to $5.48 billion, or about $3,488 per Class A share, from $8.07 billion a year earlier.

  • Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway posts record loss on coronavirus, but operating profit rises May 02, 2020 07:14 PM IST

    Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway posts record loss on coronavirus, but operating profit rises

    Quarterly operating profit, which Buffett considers a better performance measure, rose 6 percent to $5.87 billion from $5.56 billion.

  • Warren Buffett donates $3.6 billion to Gates' and family charities Jul 01, 2019 08:58 PM IST

    Warren Buffett donates $3.6 billion to Gates' and family charities

    Berkshire said Buffett's 14th annual donation comprises about 16.81 million Class "B" shares of Berkshire.

  • Buffett's Berkshire confirms stake buy in Paytm, pegged at Rs 2500cr Aug 27, 2018 10:43 PM IST

    Buffett's Berkshire confirms stake buy in Paytm, pegged at Rs 2500cr

    Billionaire Chairman Warren Buffett's assistant, Debbie Bosanek, confirmed Berkshire's investment in India's One97 Communications Ltd in an email. She said Buffett was not involved in the transaction.

  • The wit and wisdom of Warren Buffett, 'Oracle of Omaha' May 06, 2018 08:28 AM IST

    The wit and wisdom of Warren Buffett, 'Oracle of Omaha'

    Talking about cryptocurrencies, Buffett said they’re non-productive assets and will come to bad endings

  • Warren Buffett's latest milestone: Berkshire stock hits $300,000 Dec 19, 2017 08:33 AM IST

    Warren Buffett's latest milestone: Berkshire stock hits $300,000

    Crossing the $300,000 threshold put Berkshire’s Class A shares up 22.9 percent for the year, compared with a 20 percent gain in the Standard & Poor’s 500.

  • Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway nears $18 bln deal for Oncor: Sources Jul 07, 2017 10:45 AM IST

    Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway nears $18 bln deal for Oncor: Sources

    The deal is a bold bet by Buffett that he can win approval for the acquisition from Texas regulators, after they blocked two earlier attempts to sell Oncor, one of the largest U.S. power-transmission networks, to other companies.

  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire on verge of becoming BofA's top shareholder Jun 29, 2017 07:50 AM IST

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire on verge of becoming BofA's top shareholder

    Bank of America on Wednesday boosted its annual dividend 60 percent to 48 cents per share from 30 cents, beginning in the third quarter.

  • 'Bailout' Buffett burnishes 'lender of last resort' image Jun 23, 2017 07:45 AM IST

    'Bailout' Buffett burnishes 'lender of last resort' image

    Berkshire Hathaway Inc's commitment to provide financing to Home Capital Group Inc , Canada's largest nonbank lender, marks the billionaire's latest effort to shore up a company in desperate need of cash, or at least his full-throated support.

  • EXCLUSIVE: Warren Buffett likely voted shares to back Wells Fargo board Apr 20, 2017 09:40 AM IST

    EXCLUSIVE: Warren Buffett likely voted shares to back Wells Fargo board

    Wells Fargo's board is facing a threat at a shareholder meeting next week because proxy advisers are telling shareholders not to support many of them. The opposition is related to a scandal wherein employees created up to 2 million accounts in customers' names without their permission.

  • Berkshire takes huge bite of Apple, boosts airline stakes Feb 15, 2017 07:52 AM IST

    Berkshire takes huge bite of Apple, boosts airline stakes

    In a regulatory filing, Berkshire reported owning 57.4 million shares of Apple as of Dec. 31, which would now be worth USD7.74 billion, up from just from 15.2 million shares in the iPhone maker three months earlier.

  • Billionaire Warren Buffett invests in 3 big US airlines Nov 15, 2016 12:52 PM IST

    Billionaire Warren Buffett invests in 3 big US airlines

    Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. invested USD 797 million in American Airlines, USD 249 million in Delta Air Lines and USD 237 million in United Continental Holdings, according to a regulatory filing reviewed Monday by AFP.

  • Buffett's Berkshire invests $1 billion in Apple May 16, 2016 10:11 PM IST

    Buffett's Berkshire invests $1 billion in Apple

    Berkshire held 9.81 million Apple shares worth USD 1.07 billion as of March 31, according to a regulatory filing detailing most stock holdings of Buffett's Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate.

  • Warren Buffett, Quicken Loans founder in Yahoo bid: Sources May 14, 2016 12:49 PM IST

    Warren Buffett, Quicken Loans founder in Yahoo bid: Sources

    Berkshire Hathaway Inc Chairman Warren Buffett is backing a consortium vying for Yahoo Inc's internet assets that includes Quicken Loans Inc founder Dan Gilbert, people familiar with the matter said on May 13

  • Warren Buffett says Berkshire 'fine' with Trump or Clinton May 02, 2016 07:56 AM IST

    Warren Buffett says Berkshire 'fine' with Trump or Clinton

    Buffett presided over his 51st Berkshire annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, where he and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger fielded five hours of questions on such matters as Coca-Cola's sugary drinks, lower shipping volumes on the BNSF railroad, risks from derivatives, and who might succeed Buffett as chief executive.

  • Warren Buffett boosts Berkshire's Wells Fargo stake to 10% Mar 29, 2016 10:25 AM IST

    Warren Buffett boosts Berkshire's Wells Fargo stake to 10%

    Berkshire owns 506.3 million shares of Wells Fargo, worth about USD 24.7 billion, mainly through subsidiaries, according to filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Buffett donates record $2.84 bn to Gates, family charities Jul 07, 2015 09:06 AM IST

    Buffett donates record $2.84 bn to Gates, family charities

    The 10th annual donation, Buffett's largest, comprised 20.64 million Class "B" shares of Berkshire, and increased Buffett's total contributions to the charities to more than USD 21.5 billion.

  • S&P cuts Berkshire Hathaway rating one notch to 'AA' May 16, 2013 08:37 PM IST

    S&P cuts Berkshire Hathaway rating one notch to 'AA'

    Credit-rating agency Standard & Poor's on Thursday cut its rating on Berkshire Hathaway Inc , the insurance and industrial conglomerate controlled by billionaire investor Warren Buffett, one notch, citing the company's reliance on its insurance operations for dividend income.

  • Buffett devotees stick by him even as growth slows May 05, 2013 10:36 PM IST

    Buffett devotees stick by him even as growth slows

    Short-seller Douglas Kass, Warren Buffett's handpicked bear, raised a concern on the minds of many shareholders at the "Woodstock for capitalists" this weekend: Has Berkshire Hathaway Inc become so big that it will find it hard to grow?

  • Goldman Sachs, Berkshire amend crisis-era warrant deal Mar 26, 2013 10:21 PM IST

    Goldman Sachs, Berkshire amend crisis-era warrant deal

    Goldman Sachs Group Inc will give Berkshire Hathaway Inc millions of shares in the bank in place of warrants that date to the financial crisis, a deal that saves Berkshire money upfront and reduces dilution risk for Goldman.

  • Rajat Gupta to face US jury in insider trading case May 21, 2012 09:56 AM IST

    Rajat Gupta to face US jury in insider trading case

    Barely a day went by at the insider-trading trial of multimillionaire hedge-fund founder Raj Rajaratnam a year ago without mention of Rajat Gupta, a boldface name in business and charity circles.

  • Avon to consider Coty's takeover bid May 15, 2012 10:29 AM IST

    Avon to consider Coty's takeover bid

    Global beauty firm Avon Products Inc has said it will consider fragrance maker Coty Inc's takeover bid and its board expects to respond to the proposal within a week.

  • Warren Buffett has Stage one prostate cancer Apr 18, 2012 02:52 AM IST

    Warren Buffett has Stage one prostate cancer

    Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Warren Buffett disclosed on Tuesday that he has stage one prostate cancer but said his condition "is not remotely life-threatening or even debilitating in any meaningful way."

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