Dividends

Pay out or stay out? Dividends in doubt as Australian profits catch virus

Pay out or stay out? Dividends in doubt as Australian profits catch virus

Published 10/08/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian companies are likely to deliver smaller dividends in what is forecast to be the country’s worst earnings season in a decade [more…]

Saudi Aramco’s profit plunges, sees signs of oil market recovery

Saudi Aramco’s profit plunges, sees signs of oil market recovery

Published 10/08/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - State oil giant Saudi Aramco’s profit plunged 73% in the second quarter of the year, as a slump in energy demand and [more…]

Factbox: Intesa eyes integration, growth after UBI bid succeeds

Factbox: Intesa eyes integration, growth after UBI bid succeeds

Published 28/07/2020

MILAN (Reuters) - Intesa Sanpaolo (ISP.MI) succeeded in its bid for UBI Banca (UBI.MI) on Tuesday after acquiring two thirds of its target’s shares to [more…]

Wall Street faces danger signs after best quarter since ’98

Wall Street faces danger signs after best quarter since ’98

Published 30/06/2020

(Reuters) - A stock rebound marked by Wall Street’s strongest quarter in more than two decades has slowed in recent weeks, as a resurgence in [more…]

Trading spike helps Julius Baer beat forecasts in January to April

Trading spike helps Julius Baer beat forecasts in January to April

Published 19/05/2020

ZURICH (Reuters) - A spike in trading volumes boosted margins for wealth manager Julius Baer (BAER.S) in the first four months of the year, even [more…]

Fund managers fish for dividend plays amid sharp cuts

Fund managers fish for dividend plays amid sharp cuts

Published 01/05/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Some dividend fund managers are wading back into the shares of battered railroad stocks, energy companies and other economically sensitive, cyclical [more…]

Bayer more stringent in glyphosate settlement talks due to downturn

Bayer more stringent in glyphosate settlement talks due to downturn

Published 27/04/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German drugs and pesticides company Bayer said the economic downturn has prompted it to take a tougher stance in talks to settle [more…]

Daimler teams up with Volvo Trucks in fuel cell venture

Daimler teams up with Volvo Trucks in fuel cell venture

Published 21/04/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Daimler and Volvo Trucks have agreed to join forces to develop, produce and sell fuel cell systems for heavy-duty vehicles, in a [more…]

IBM sees shift in client spend priorities, withdraws annual forecast

IBM sees shift in client spend priorities, withdraws annual forecast

Published 20/04/2020

(Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp’s (IBM.N) clients have shifted priorities toward saving capital in recent weeks because of COVID-19, hitting software sales in particular, [more…]

Take Five: Life in the time of corona

Take Five: Life in the time of corona

Published 06/04/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - 1/LOOKING TO CHINA The world’s biggest economy won’t be open for business by Easter, as U.S. President Donald Trump had hoped, but [more…]