Feb 29, 2016 2:17 PM ET
European markets closed mixed on Monday after central bank in China stimulus offset the inconclusive G-20 nations meeting. Victoria Oil & Gas posted revenue increase of 63%. Italian banks continued to drift lower on loan loss worries.
Feb 26, 2016 3:15 PM ET
European markets extended gains on Friday on the back of the gain in resource sector overwhelming inflation data from Germany and France. Wind turbine maker Gamesa posted 85% increase in 2015 net profit. Oil producer Eni cut investments to maintain dividends.
Feb 25, 2016 12:47 PM ET
European markets rebounded after positive news from key financial and energy companies overshadowed a selloff in China and a drop in oil prices. Technip increased its quarterly profit by 27%. Seadrill announced a refinancing plan. Lloyds will pay a special dividend.
Feb 24, 2016 11:18 AM ET
Market indexes in Europe declined after resource sector led the downturn and copper and oil prices edged lower. IPF warned of lower 2016 profits amid tighter credit regulations. Barratt Developments posted a 40% pre-tax profit growth.
Feb 23, 2016 12:42 PM ET
European markets retreated from the three-week highs. Standard Chartered posted its first loss in more than 25 years. BHP Billiton cut its interim dividend by 74% and posted its first net loss in more than a decade.
Feb 22, 2016 12:34 PM ET
A surge in resource prices and the market rebound in Asia powered the stock rally in Europe. The U.K. pound dropped nearly 2% on the concerns that the U.K. may leave the European Union. HSBC reported a surprise pre-tax loss of. Vivendi increased its share in Telecom Italia to 22.8%.
Feb 19, 2016 1:52 PM ET
European bourses trimmed weekly gains after oil price resumed slide. French auto parts maker Valeo raised its dividend by 36% after net profit surged 30%. Insurer Allianz reported profit growth of 6.3%.
Feb 18, 2016 12:49 PM ET
European markets gained on renewed hopes of more stimulus from the European Central Bank, but profit taking in resource stocks weighed on the U.K. market. Air France-KLM soared 11% after reporting its first annual profit since 2008. Nestlé saw a slowdown in sales.
Feb 17, 2016 12:04 PM ET
European indexes gained 2% fueled by positive news from the banking and resource sectors. Glencore announced new loan facility. Credit Agricole posted better-than-expected results and simplified its ownership structure. Schneider Electric SE increased its dividend and share-buyback program.
Feb 16, 2016 3:36 PM ET
European markets were mixed on Tuesday after volatile banking stocks turned lower and renewed concerns over oil prices. In Germany, economic expectations sank to 1.0 in February from 10.2 in January. Anglo American doubled its net loss in 2015.