4:00 PM Frankfurt – Bonmarche pre-tax profit surged 85% to £11 million after revenues jumped 12%. Boohoo.Com profit and revenue soared. Ensor Holdings pre-tax profit plunged 20% and sales fell. Telenor intends to acquire remaining stake in India based mobile carrier Uninor.
In London trading, FTSE 100 index dropped 0.9% or 63.81 to 6,779.30 and in Frankfurt the DAX index slumped 0.4% or 43.40 to 9,895.30.
In Paris, CAC 40 index decreased 0.2% or 11.04 to 4,543.36.
Bonmarche Holdings Plc
slipped 1.6% to 279 pence after the U.K.-based women''s clothing retailer said revenues in the year ending on March 29jumped 12% to £164.3 million from £146.8 million a year ago. The company said online sales in the year soared 84%.
Pre-tax profit in the year surged 85% to £11.2 million compared to £6.1 million a year earlier.
gained 1.9% to 51.50 pence after the U.K.-based online own brand fashion retailer reported revenue in the year ending in February surged 63% to £109.79 million from £67.28 million a year ago.
Pre-tax profit in the year climbed 237.7% to £10.74 million compared to £3.18 million a year earlier.
The retailer added revenue for the in the first-quarter ending in May jumped 24% to £30.7 million.
surged 9.7% to €10.78 on speculation that the U.S.-based Baker Hughes Inc is likely to bid for France-based seismic equipment and services provider.
Ensor Holdings Plc
declined 3.4% to 70.50 pence after the U.K.-based building materials and tools maker said revenue fell 1.4% to £30.56 million from £31 million a year ago.
Pre-tax profit in the year plunged 19.5% to £1.53 million compared to £1.90 million and earnings per share dropped to 3.7 pence from 5.2 pence a year earlier.
dropped 1.9% to 142.60 kronor after the Norway-based telecom company sought the government''s approval in India to invest Rs 780 crore or $131.03 million to acquire remaining stake in Uninor.
The company currently hold 74% stake in Uninor the remaining stake is held by Lakshdeep Investments & Finance Pvt. Ltd., owned by Sudhir Valia, a director of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.