H&M said unusually cold weather in several key markets led to a smaller than expected sales rise in April.
Shares in Italy's Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena got a little bit of a boost on Friday from its better-than-expected first-quarter profit of 93 million euros.
New customer forecasts from Netflix are way short of what investors were expecting and so they punished the video streaming service with a sell off of its shares.
IBM has reported its worst quarterly revenue in 14 years as income from newer services, such as cloud and mobile computing, failed to offset declines in its traditional businesses.
Low-cost airline Ryanair is forecasting record passenger numbers for 2016 and says it should attain its profit target even as it cuts ticket prices.
A day of mixed trading in the markets. European shares fell on Friday with lingering worries about China leaving the region’s stock markets with
The inconclusive Spanish election result hit the market in Madrid, where stocks hit their lowest levels in three months and government bonds rose
Royal Dutch Shell has reported a pre-tax loss of $9.1 billion (8.3 billion euros) in the third quarter, largely due to the cost of shelving several
Volkswagen plunged into the red in the third quarter, the first such loss for 15 years. The reason is the 6.7 billion euros set aside to deal with
Battered shares of the scandal-hit German carmaker Volkswagen have continued to rebound following the resignation of the firm’s Chief Executive
Greece’s stock exchange has plunged by nearly 23 percent after opening for the first time in five weeks. It is the market’s biggest fall on record
Shares in Germany’s Deutsche Bank skidded nearly six percent after plans were announced on Monday to cut costs by 3.5 billion euros and sell off its
There is a new sparkle to diamonds the world over. Demand for girl’s best friend rose to a new global high, up 2.9 percent year-on-year to 81.4
Twitter has surpassed Wall Street’s profit and revenue targets boosting shares in one of the world’s top social media services.
Luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo has stepped out into the London stock market with its shares closely watched on their first day of trading. They did
Facebook’s big profits from its fast-growing mobile advertising are behind a surge in the share price to record highs. The social media site’s
It seems one superpower the Russians cannot afford to ignore is the markets, which have reacted badly to the weekend’s events in eastern Ukraine and
It was the week when Microsoft finally named Satya Nadella as chief executive officer to replace Steve Ballmer. In his first official email to
Samsung has posted its first quarterly profit decline in two years .. The world’s biggest smartphone maker suffered slowing sales of those
Microsoft made a bigger-than-expected quarterly profit on strong sales of its software and services for businesses, plus a solid holiday season for
Shares in the computer game and console manufacturer, Nintendo plunged as much as 18 percent following a profit warning from the company on
Share in Germany’s biggest bank, Deutsche Bank tumbled after a surprise fourth-quarter loss due to a cluster of issues including restructing, legal
Internet search engine giant Google has reported a rise in profits for the period between July and September. Quarterly revenue was up 23 percent
Hard times in the mining world as Glencore Xstrata announced a $8.1 billion (6.05 billion euros) writedown on the value of assets. That comes
Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton is reporting a 15 percent drop in half-year profit before one off events, though much of that fall was due
Barclays shares plunged further on Tuesday as it announced plans to raise 5.8 billion pounds (6.7 billion euros) from its shareholders. The sale of
French food group Danone enjoyed strong second quarter sales in China, with baby milk and nutrition products rising more than forecast That is due
Austria’s Raiffeisen Bank has posted lower first-quarter profit. At 157 million euros, it was down 72 percent. However the year earlier number had