Friday, October 31, 2014   

Athens stock market down 3.6pc
10-30 18:36
The Athens stock market sank 3.6 percent in early trading on Thursday, with the banking index plunging 7.3 percent over concern about the state of the Greek e...
Toshiba half-year net profit surges
10-30 17:27
Toshiba said Thursday its half-year net profit soared about 43 percent from a year ago, largely owing to a weak yen and strong sales in its infrastructure busin...
German jobless total falls in October
10-30 17:23
Unemployment in Germany fell in October, as the seasonal pick-up on the labor market usually seen in September was delayed owing to late summer holidays, offi...
VW confirms full-year targets after 'robust' Q3
10-30 16:58
Volkswagen, Europe's biggest car maker, said on Thursday it is sticking to its full-year profit targets following a strong rise in profits in the third quarter...
Spanish economy expands by 0.5% in Q3
10-30 16:58
Spain's economy grew by 0.5 percent in the third quarter from output in the previous three months, initial data showed on Thursday in a further sign of recovery...
European stocks advance at open
10-30 16:57
European stock markets rose at the start of trading on Thursday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.40 percent to 6,479.84 points. Frankfurt's...
Hang Seng finishes lower
10-30 16:35
Hong Kong stocks slipped 0.49 percent Thursday after racking up almost three percent over the past two days, while Wall Street provided a negative lead as th...
Lufthansa cuts 2015 forecast on global economic slowdown
10-30 16:05
Lufthansa, Europe's biggest airline, on Thursday cut its profit forecast for 2015 in face of the global economic slowdown. "When we look ahead, we can see...
Bayer raises forecasts for 2014 after strong Q3
10-30 16:04
German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer, maker of Aspirin, said Thursday that it is raising its full-year profit targets after a strong third quarter...
NEC rebounds from losses on smartphone exit
10-30 15:25
Japan IT firm NEC said Thursday it had swung back to profitability in the six months to September, after it exited from the smartphone market as part of a...
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