Customers enter a Sephora store in New York City on Wednesday. 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
Global finance leaders agree that growth has slowed but they remain hopeful for a modest rebound next year as long as trade and geopolitical tensions do not worsen.
The Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy (ADMA), an Abu Dhabi Ports company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company’s marine and logistics subsidiary,
Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Power Corporation (ADPower) and a leading company in the integrated coordination of planning,