Apr 17, 2015 10:38 AM ET
Accor first-quarter sales climbed 8% to €1.2 billion. Nestle quarterly sales barely increased 0.5%. Syngenta said quarterly plunged 14% to $4 billion.
Apr 16, 2015 10:59 AM ET
German government bond yield dropped near zero a day after the European Central Bank reaffirmed its commitment to bond-purchase program and print vast amount of new money. Greek bond yields jumped to new high as debt negotiations drag on.
Apr 15, 2015 11:47 AM ET
The ECB left rates on hold and Draghi said stimulus is working. ASML profit surged 32% on 11% increase in revenues. EXOR offered to acquire PartnerRe Ltd for $6.4 billion. Burberry said revenues in the second-half soared 10%. JD Sports net jumped 30% and revenues climbed 25%.
Apr 14, 2015 9:44 AM ET
Alcatel Lucent surged on merger talks with Nokia. British Land acquired London-based property from Malaysian state pension fund for £210 million. Frankfurt Airport said passenger in March jumped 2.5% to 4.6 million. Gerresheimer profit surged 23% to €11 million.
Apr 13, 2015 11:37 AM ET
Dassault Aviation secured an order to supply 36 Rafale aircraft to India. Henkel fell on weak outlook for the year. Orad Hi Tec Systems agreed to buy the U.S.-based Avid Technology for €5.67 per share. Shell agreed to sell 185 gas stations.
Apr 10, 2015 11:34 AM ET
Carrefour said first-quarter sales soared 6% to €21 billion. Majestic Wine plans to acquire Naked Wines International Ltd for £70 million. Suedzucker revenues declined 9% to €6.8 billion and operating profit tumbled 71% to €180 million. Vedanta said daily oil production declined 4%.
Apr 09, 2015 11:55 AM ET
The increase in German industrial production offered the latest evidence of the growing momentum in the largest economy in the euro zone. Bank of England as expected held its reference interest rate. Mylan offered to buy generic drug maker Perrigo for $28.9 billion.
Apr 08, 2015 8:13 AM ET
easyJet said passenger traffic in March climbed 7.5% to 5.49 million. Royal Dutch Shell agreed to acquire BG Group for £47 billion. Robert Walters profit in the first-quarter surged 12% to £54 million. Wirecard net climbed 31% to €108 million.
Apr 07, 2015 11:20 AM ET
Ryanair said passenger traffic in March soared 28% to 6.67 million. Rio Tinto completed its buy-back of about 11.6 million shares worth $560 million. FedEx offered €4.4 billion for TNT Express.
Apr 02, 2015 10:57 AM ET
Bollore increased its stake in Vivendi SA to 12.01% to fend off a hostile takeover. Marks and Spencer sales in fourth-quarter jumped 2%. Playtech agreed to acquire 91.1% stake in TradeFX for €208 million. Tate & Lyle lowered pretax profit outlook from earlier estimate.