Sep 30, 2013 11:04 AM ET
Aryzta profit dropped but group revenue jumped 7% to €4.50 billion. Glaxo agreed to sell its thrombosis brands to Aspen Pharmacare for £700 million. Quindell increased its stake in Nationwide up to 25.3%. SSE lowers its pre-tax profit forecast in the first-half.
Sep 27, 2013 11:51 AM ET
Balfour Beatty secured an order worth £87 million. Countrywide agreed to acquire Lambert Smith for £34.1 million in cash. Harvey Nash profit for the period slid but revenue jumped. Royal Mail is expected to be valued between £2.6 billion and £3.3 billion in its IPO in the next three weeks.
Sep 26, 2013 11:23 AM ET
Colruyt lowered full-year outlook. H & M Hennes said profit for the quarter soared 22%. Ladbrokes cuts its operating profit outlook in digital division. Bankia sold 12% stakes in Mapfre for a gain of €165 million. Thomas Cook plunged after winter bookings are below a year ago period.
Sep 26, 2013 9:22 AM ET
Lixil Group Corp and Development Bank of Japan agreed to acquire sanitary fixtures maker Grohe Group for 3.06 billion euros or $4.1 billion.
Sep 25, 2013 10:30 AM ET
Airbus secured two orders worth $4.2 billion from a startup airline in China. Centrica will write-off nearly £240 million and halted its gas storage project. ICAP is in talks with US and UK regulators to settle the Libor rate probe. Swedish government sold its remaining stake of 7% in Nordea Bank.
Sep 24, 2013 8:48 AM ET
Burckhardt expects sales for the year to surge 20% but profit margin is expected to fall below estimates. Close Brothers net soared 20% to £119.4 million. Rosneft agreed to acquire 19.6% stake in SeverEnergia. Telefonica agreed to increase its stake for €324 million in Telco SpA.
Sep 20, 2013 9:01 AM ET
adidas lowered its profit estimate for the year. BrainJuicer stock jumped after profit surged 81%. Daimler expects second-half sales to be ahead of comparable period a year ago. RBS sold its 20% stake in Direct Line Insurance for £630 million. LVMH agreed to buy majority stake in J.W. Anderson.
Sep 19, 2013 8:49 AM ET
Asos said total sales surged 47% to £208 million and Booker Group said sales soared 19%. Lufthansa splits the order for 59 aircrafts and awarded $1.5 billion engine contract to Rolls-Royce.
Sep 17, 2013 8:41 AM ET
Barclays fined £50 million for fund raising practices linked to 2008 Qatar offering. Debenhams said online sales surged 46%. Investec dropped after first-half update. IG Group said revenue in the first quarter climbed 15%. HM Treasury sold its 6% stake in Lloyds to raise £3.2 billion.
Sep 18, 2013 8:28 AM ET
Alstom cuts forecast and secured contract worth €170 million in Saudi Arabia. Exillon surged on takeover offer. JD Sports profit doubled and revenues barely rose 2% in the first-half. Inditex net rose 1% to €951 million as sales jumped to €7.7 billion.