4:00 PM Frankfurt – Air Liquide reaffirmed fiscal profit forecast. Deutsche Bank reported disappointing revenues. Parent of Gucci, Kering reported better-than-expected segment revenues. Vinci jumped on strong revenues.
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Air Liquide SA
jumped 2.3% to €107.35 after France-based industrial gases producer reported revenues in the third-quarter ending in September soared 6.7% from a year ago to €5.3 billion.
The gas producer said revenues in the quarter in gas and service segment jumped 5.8% to €5.1 billion after favorable currency impact and higher energy prices.
Air Liquide reaffirmed fiscal 2018 net profit growth forecast.
Deutsche Bank AG
declined 3.4% to €8.99 after Germany-based investment bank and financial services provider said revenues in the nine-month period ending in September plunged 5% from a year ago to €19.7 billion.
Net income in the period tumbled 56% to €750 million from €1.7 billion in the same period a year ago and diluted earnings per share slumped to €0.19 from €0.69.
The bank reported lower results in all segments after non-recurring specific items impacted the business. Moreover, client volumes declined after revenues in corporate and investment bank business plunged 13% and revenues in fixed income sales and trading segment plummeted 15%.
As of September 30, assets under management dropped 2.4% from a year ago to €694 billion.
surged 8.7% to €383.90 after France-based luxury goods maker reported revenues in the third-quarter soared 28% from a year ago to €3.4 billion.
Luxury group said sales in Gucci segment surged 35% and revenue in the home related business soared 27.1%.
soared 4.9% to €78.08 after France-based construction services provider said group total revenues in the nine-month period ending in September advanced 7.7% from a year ago to €31.4 billion.
Vinci said domestic revenues jumped 4.8% to €18.1 billion after contracting activities and revenues in the international business soared 11.9% to €13.4 billion from a year ago period.
As of September 30, total order advanced 7% from a year ago to €32.8 billion.