Aug 30, 2013 10:52 AM ET
Bwin.party plunged 13% after first-half net loss narrowed and company guided weak revenues outlook. Hermes Intl net surged 14% to €382 million and sales climbed 11%. America Movil terminated €7.2 billion bid after Royal KPN set up a poison pill. L''Oreal profit climbed 5%.
Aug 29, 2013 10:41 AM ET
Carrefour first-half net surged to €955 million. Co-op Bank wrote down approx £650 million. Verizon is reported to be in talks with Vodafone to acquire remaining stake in a wireless venture. Vienna Insurance pretax profit plunged 32%.
Aug 28, 2013 10:57 AM ET
Accor first-half net swung to profit. Bouygues net declined 32% to €188 million. G4S plans to raise £600 million to cut the debt. Polymetal Intl net swing to a loss of $255 million. Ryanair appealed UKCC to sell stake of 29.8% in Aer Lingus Group Plc.
Aug 27, 2013 10:44 AM ET
Antofagasta first-half revenue tumbled 12% and profit-before-tax plummeted 37%. Petrofac revenue dropped 12% and net profit declined 25% to $243 million but backlog climbed 21% to $14.3 billion.
Aug 26, 2013 10:27 AM ET
AstraZeneca agree to buy U.S. based Amplimmune for $500 million. ING sold its 90% stake of its South Korean business for €1.24 billion. Telefonica inches closer to acquire German mobile operator E-Plus.
Aug 23, 2013 10:55 AM ET
Afren profit tumbled 21.1% but revenue grew. Bachem net surged 43% to 10.4 million francs as sales climbed 7%. Flsmidth said profit for the quarter plunged 36% as order intake declined 22% but revenue jumped 14% and the company lowered its fiscal outlook.
Aug 22, 2013 11:10 AM ET
Carillion profit soared 9% and agreed to acquire Analytical Flow Products for £36 million. IMI, engineering contractor said first-half revenues were flat and profit climbed 8% to £113 million. Premier Oil net jumped 11%. Rockhopper said loss in the year widened.
Aug 21, 2013 10:53 AM ET
Carlsberg net plunged 35%. Glanbia profit slipped 5% but revenue climbed 12%. Heineken revenue grew 3% and net tumbled 17% to €639 million. Hikma profit surged 82%. Lloyds sell its German insurance business to Cinven Partners and Hannover Ruck for £255.1 million in cash.
Aug 20, 2013 9:58 AM ET
BHP net declined 30% to $10.88 billion. Glencore reported loss of $8.92 billion and wrote down $7.66 billion assets linked to Xstrata takeover. John Wood net soared 32% and Lindt net soared 40% to 48.8 million francs. Straumann net jumped 21%.
Aug 19, 2013 10:28 AM ET
Atlas Copco agreed to acquire Edwards Group for £1.2 billion. Bovis Homes profit surged 25%. Kentz rejected takeover offer from rival Amec and M&W Group. Kingspan net profit jumped 5%. Statoil sold stake in North Sea oil fields to Austria’s OMV for $2.65 billion.