BREAKING NEWS

2010-02-18

Business

SocGen's results disappoint

Lacklustre results from France’s second-biggest bank Societe Generale. The lender, which issued a profit warning last month, announced weak

Business

Daimler dumps dividend

German carmaker Daimler has said it will not pay a dividend to shareholders for the first time in 14 years. That followed a worse-than-expected net

Business

AXA predicts improve profit

Europe’s second-biggest insurer, AXA, has said it expects improved profitability from price increases and new products this year. Its net earnings

World

Coup bid underway in Niger

A coup attempt is said to be underway in Niger after automatic weapons fire was reported coming from the presidential palace in the capital