Traders work in front of the German share price index at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany. Reuters
Euro zone stocks surged on Wednesday as investors piled into firms with big dividends on hopes European Central Bank chief nominee Christine Lagarde will maintain the ECB’s dovish stance, while Italian shares jumped over 2% on avoiding a EU sanction threat. The blue-chip eurozone STOXX index
PARIS: Airbus on Wednesday posted stronger-than-expected core second-quarter earnings, led by the switch to efficient new single-aisle jets, and maintained its profit forecast for the year while warning of delivery challenges in the second half. Europe’s largest aerospace group said second-quarter adjusted
Fast-growing insurer FWD is seeking to launch operations in China ahead of any initial public offering (IPO) and plans to bolster its non-life business in Asia, its chief executive said, as a potential shake-up looms in the region’s insurance sector. FWD, controlled by Richard Li, the entrepreneur and son of
ZURICH: ABB is pressing ahead with a review of its underperforming businesses and expects a customer slowdown and China-US trade tensions to mean a turbulent year, its Chairman and interim Chief Executive Peter Voser told Reuters. The Swiss engineering company is in a “heavy-lifting phase”, Voser said, completing the separation
MAG Development, the real estate arm of the Mag Holding Group, has announced the laying of the foundation stone for the ‘Mag City’ project, located in the city of Mohammed Bin Rashid in the Meydan District 7.
The Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED) has announced plans to conduct a foresight study aimed at providing a long-term look at the prospective challenges and opportunities of entrepreneurship
US officials announced a truce in the trade war with China with much fanfare, but economists and trade experts call it largely a victory for Beijing.