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Vivendi lifts second quarter profit, says could consider more M&A

Vivendi lifts second quarter profit, says could consider more M&A

Published 02/09/2015

PARIS French media group Vivendi (VIV.PA) reported higher second-quarter profit on Wednesday, helped by strong growth in its Universal Music division, and said recent asset [more…]

Spain is best example that Europe is doing things right: Schaeuble

Spain is best example that Europe is doing things right: Schaeuble

Published 01/09/2015

BERLIN German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Tuesday that Spain's economic development showed that the euro zone was tackling its crisis well.

"Spain is [more…]

Euro zone factory growth eases in August despite modest price rises – PMI

Euro zone factory growth eases in August despite modest price rises – PMI

Published 01/09/2015

LONDON, Euro zone manufacturing growth eased last month, despite factories barely raising prices, adding to the European Central Bank's woes as it battles to spur [more…]

To regulate or not to regulate? EU to launch study on Uber

To regulate or not to regulate? EU to launch study on Uber

Published 28/08/2015

, Brussels - The European Commission will launch a study in September of the ride-hailing app Uber in an effort to settle legal disputes that [more…]

U.S. SNI bought nearly all remaining shares in Polish TVN

U.S. SNI bought nearly all remaining shares in Polish TVN

Published 27/08/2015

WARSAW U.S. media group Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI.N) bought nearly all remaining shares in Polish broadcaster TVN TVN.WA, planning to delist the company from the [more…]

RTL to focus on digital, content in acquisitions

RTL to focus on digital, content in acquisitions

Published 27/08/2015

FRANKFURT European broadcaster RTL will focus on buying online businesses and content producers as it seeks to build itself into a video powerhouse that goes [more…]

Global stocks, dollar rebound but China smashed again

Global stocks, dollar rebound but China smashed again

Published 25/08/2015

LONDON Volatile global markets got some respite from the latest blood-letting on Tuesday as bargain hunters nudged up Asian and European stocks, though China, at [more…]

Boeing raises China 20-year aircraft demand

Boeing raises China 20-year aircraft demand

Published 25/08/2015

BEIJING Boeing Co (BA.N) on Tuesday raised its forecast for China's aircraft demand over the next 20 years despite a slowing economy and a tumbling [more…]

DJ Calvin Harris outdoes Jennifer Lawrence with $66 million earnings

DJ Calvin Harris outdoes Jennifer Lawrence with $66 million earnings

Published 24/08/2015

NEW YORK Scotland's Calvin Harris on Monday topped a Forbes list of the world's highest paid DJs, earning an estimated $66 million in an annual [more…]

Dutch hope to buy Rembrandt portraits for 160 million euros

Dutch hope to buy Rembrandt portraits for 160 million euros

Published 24/08/2015

AMSTERDAM The national Rijksmuseum gallery in Amsterdam is close to finalizing a 160 million euro deal to purchase two portraits by the Dutch master Rembrandt [more…]