Jan 22, 2015 1:20 PM ET
European Central Bank followed through its widely advertised and anticipated plan to provide additional stimulus. The latest plan from the central bank will acquire government bonds of as much as 60 billion euros a month till September 2016.
Jan 22, 2015 11:52 AM ET
Israel-based Gazit Globe agreed to acquire 13.9% stake of Atrium European Real Estate for €229 million. Senvion agreed to acquire by U.S.-based Centerbridge Partners for about €1 billion. Telefonica is in talks with Hutchison Whampoa to sell its U.K.-based mobile business.
Jan 21, 2015 1:06 PM ET
Stocks on Wall Street advanced and oil rebounded. Bank of Japan reaffirmed its plan to increase monetary based while European policy makers debate the size, timing and nature of bond buying program as the euro volatile euro traded in tight range.
Jan 21, 2015 12:01 PM ET
ASML Holding net tumbled 37% to €304.8 million and starts share buyback program worth €1 billion from tomorrow. Alstom sales soared 10% to €1.5 billion. Metro Bank net loss narrowed. Pets at Home Group revenues climbed 8% to £182 million.
Jan 20, 2015 12:15 PM ET
Stocks in New York declined and crude oil fell and gold gained. European markets advanced. IMF lowered its global growth outlook and said U.S., Canada and India are likely to sustain expansion while Russia, Brazil and the euro zone struggles and China faces a slowdown.
Jan 20, 2015 10:51 AM ET
Novozymes profit climbed 15% to 2.5 billion kronor on 6% increase in revenues. SAP net profit fell 1% to €1.3 billion but revenues jumped 7%. Unilever profit jumped 5% to €5.5 billion. William Hill fourth-quarter sales and operating profit declined.
Jan 19, 2015 10:04 AM ET
Balfour Beatty secured an infrastructure development contract worth up to £1.5 billion from Scape. Deutsche Telekom plans to invest €23.5 billion for its domestic landline and mobile networks. Schindler Holding lifted net profit forecast for the fourth-quarter of about 900 million francs.
Jan 16, 2015 11:19 AM ET
D Sports surged on higher sales and profit outlook. Moneysupermarket.Com forecasted sales to jump about 10% to £248 million. National Exhibition Centre agreed to be acquired in leveraged buyout deal by a subsidiary of Lloyds Banking Group for £307 million.
Jan 15, 2015 11:03 AM ET
Associated British Foods sales rose 3% and sales at Primark surged 15%. Lavendon said yearly sales climbed 6%. Tullow Oil estimated annual revenues of $2.2 billion. Richemont sales in the third-quarter jumped 4% to €3 billion.
Jan 15, 2015 11:38 AM ET
Swiss National Bank in a move that was designed to surprise markets abandoned its three-year old peg to the euro. The expensive franc peg to euro was about to become even more costly as the European Central Bank prepares its bond buying program and weaken currency more.