Jul 31, 2013 10:35 AM ET
BP net swung to a £2.13 billion profit. Centrica profit soared 16% to £819 million. Diageo net surged 25% to £2.59 billion. Genel Energy profit soared. Invensys agreed to £3.4 billion takeover offer from Schneider Electric.
Jul 30, 2013 10:49 AM ET
Barclays net in first-half swung to £1.08 billion profit. Deutsche Bank net plunged 50% but revenue rose. Weir Group profit for the period declined 17% and revenue dropped 10%. TeleCity profit for quarter jumped 8.1%. UBS profit for the quarter surged 32%.
Jul 29, 2013 11:45 AM ET
Danone said underlying net income for the period slid 1%. Essilor agreed to acquire its stake in Transitions Optical venture from PPG. Hiscox profit for the period surged 27% to £180.7 million. Publicis agreed to merge with Omnicom Group.
Jul 26, 2013 10:25 AM ET
Aon net slid 2%. BSkyB profit for the year climbed. BG Group net surged but Belgacom net slipped. Deutsche Boerse profit declined and LVMH net dropped. Pearson net swung to loss. Vivendi to divest its stake in Activision for €6.2 billion.
Jul 25, 2013 12:02 PM ET
Axel Springer sold newspaper and magazine business for €920 million. Capita profit for the quarter climbed 13% as revenue climbed. GKN plan to acquire U.S. based Spirit Aerosystems for $5 billion. Howden Joinery profit for the period surged 39%. Unilever profit for the quarter climbed 13%.
Jul 24, 2013 10:50 AM ET
AB Volvo second quarter sales and income plunged. easyJet total revenue climbed 10.5% to £1.14 billion. Edenred net profit declined 11%. J D Wetherspoon total sales increased 6.2%. Renishaw said profit for the year was nearly flat.
Jul 23, 2013 10:49 AM ET
Bentley plans to invest £800 million in its British operations. Ryanair agree to sell 29% stake of Aer Lingus. Telefónica agreed to buy E-Plus for €5 billion in cash. Vivendi sell 53% stake in Maroc Telecom for €4.2 billion in cash.
Jul 22, 2013 10:50 AM ET
CVC Capital secured investor commitments to €10.5 billion. Mobistar second quarter profit declined 38% as service revenue dropped 9% to €655 million. Philips net income in the first-half soared 68% €478 million. UBS second quarter net income soared 62% to 690 million francs.
Jul 19, 2013 10:41 AM ET
Electrolux net in the quarter declined 8% as sales slid. John Lewis gross sales plunged 9%. Vopak lowered its fiscal year earnings outlook. UK government plans to sell £5 billion of Lloyds bank shares. Vivendi rejected $8.5 billion offer from SoftBank. Vodafone revenue grew 2.5%.
Jul 18, 2013 11:15 AM ET
Dart annual profit jumped 37%. Ericsson sales flat but quarterly soared 26%. Hitachi secured contract worth £1.2 billion to build the 270 train carriages. Nokia revenue declined 24% and handset business revenues plunged 32%. Sports Direct profit surged 40% to £207 million.