Aug 26, 2015 10:47 AM ET
Betfair agreed to a £5 billion merge agreement with the Ireland-based rival Paddy Power. HSS Hire net loss widened while revenues soared 12%. SkyePharma net swung to profit. WPP profit surged 52% to £601 million.
Aug 25, 2015 12:16 PM ET
Antofagasta profit more than doubled to $705.8 million but revenues plunged 31%. BHP Billiton net tumbled 86% and the miner lowered production outlook. Mitsubishi Electric agreed to acquire a majority stake in DeLClima. ICA Gruppen offered to increase its stake in Hemtex.
Aug 24, 2015 12:24 PM ET
European markets dropped nearly 4% as world markets sell off extended to the second week. Amlin profit dropped 2% and the company denied reports that it is looking to sell its business. Bunzl profit surged 17% to £105 million. Punch Taverns divests its 158 pubs.
Aug 21, 2015 11:25 AM ET
European markets accelerated decline on the growing worries in the euro zone and deepening correction in commodities. Glaxo divest its rights to a drug for auto-immune diseases to Novartis for £637 million. Royal Vopak profit surged 17%. Vitol agreed to acquire 50% stake in VTTI for $830 million.
Aug 20, 2015 11:21 AM ET
Ahold profit more than doubled. Bank of England fined record £120 million to Co-operative Bank for misleading financial reporting. Imperial Tobacco net more than doubled to £853 million. Premier Oil net swung to a loss. Schaeffler profit surged 47%.
Aug 19, 2015 12:43 PM ET
Admiral Group net jumped 5% to £153 million. Carlsberg profit tumbled 30% to 1.5 billion kronor. Deutsche Annington net declined 10% to €61 million. Glencore net swung to a loss of $676 million. Syngenta plans to divest its premium flowers seeds business. Vestas profit double to €181 million.
Aug 18, 2015 12:22 PM ET
Akers Biosciences net loss widened after revenues declined 28%. Chime Communications net swung to a loss on 7% drop in revenues. Mears net jumped 13%. Persimmon profit surged 45% to £237 million. Wirecard net soared 27% to €32.4 million.
Aug 17, 2015 10:50 AM ET
IndiGo agreed to buy 250 single-aisle A320neo jets from Airbus worth about $26 billion. EWOS agreed to be acquired by the U.S.-based Cargill for €1.4 billion. Hennes & Mauritz sales in July soared 16%. Morrison is in advanced talks to sell its convenience store chain.
Aug 14, 2015 11:57 AM ET
Air Berlin net swung to a loss on 7% decline in revenues. Basilea Pharma net loss widened to 30.1 million francs while revenues soared 23%. IMCD profit soared to €32.4 million. Swiss Life net increased 1% to 490 million francs.
Aug 13, 2015 9:58 AM ET
AP Moeller profit tumbled 23% to $2.6 billion and announced a share buy-back of $1 billion. Glencore said it plans to write down $790 million of its oil assets in Chad. Nestle net dropped 2% to 4.5 billion francs after a product recall in India. Salzgitter and TUI net swung to profit.