Jun 30, 2016 5:46 PM ET
European market indexes extended 3-day gains led by financial and resource stocks. EDF is looking to sell 50% of its non-core assets to RTE unit for more than €5.2 billion. Wireless Group agreed to be acquired by News Corp for £220.3 million.
Jun 29, 2016 1:08 PM ET
European markets extended the rebound led by a surge in pharmaceutical stocks. The weaker pound also lifted large cap stocks in London trading. BT Group revised financial results of last two years. Siemens plans to invest €1 billion in a new start up unit. Vodafone may move its headquarters.
Jun 28, 2016 12:50 PM ET
Market indexes across the euro zone rebounded but trading sentiment was tentative. Political leaders in the U.K. face a challenging task in preserving tariff free access to the European Union. Ocado net surged 19%. Volkswagen agreed to pay $14.7 billion in order to settle U.S. claims.
Jun 27, 2016 2:41 AM ET
European markets extended two-day losses to more than 5% and the U.K. pound fell deeper. European politicians and central bankers worked together to calm markets. K&S forecasted operating profit in the first-half to decline due to lower selling prices in potash and magnesium products.
Jun 24, 2016 1:19 PM ET
World markets dived and the U.K. pound plunged 10% after voters in the U.K. favoured to leave the European Union. London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse are committed to merger agreement of $20 billion. Henkel agreed to acquire the U.S.-based Sun Products €3.2 billion.
Jun 22, 2016 11:56 AM ET
European markets soared more than 1% and extended weekly gains and banks led the gainers. Spain-based Merlin agreed to merge with Metrovacesa and for the largest real estate group in the country. Debenhams estimated gross margin in the year to be flat.
Jun 21, 2016 11:56 AM ET
Altice completed the purchase of Cablevision Systems. Kion agreed to acquire the U.S.-based privately held Dematic for $3.25 billion. Petrofac said profit in the first-half is in-line with the previous estimate. Chemring net loss widened. Tele2 plans to buy domestic subsidiary of rival TDC Sweden.
Jun 20, 2016 11:54 AM ET
European markets soared more than 3% after Brexit worries eased. Gamesa and Siemens agreed to merge their wind power businesses. Majestic Wine profit tumbled 83% and lifted sales outlook. Palfinger plans to acquire Norway-based TTS Group.
Jun 17, 2016 12:29 PM ET
European markets rebounded after Brexit worries eased. HSBC Holdings agreed to settle 14-year old shareholder lawsuit for $1.58 bilion. JD Sports forecasted optimistic outlook. Tesco agreed to sell Dobbies Garden Centers for £217 million. UBM completed the sale of its PR Newswire unit.
Jun 16, 2016 12:21 PM ET
European markets turned lower on the growing anxieties as the EU membership referendum date approached near in the U.K. Banks led the decliners after Swiss central banks suggested UBS and Credit Suisse may need to raise more capital. Mulberry net swung to profit. Poundland profit tumbled 94%.