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The European Central Bank cut its key interest rate and launched a sweeping package of bond purchases Thursday that lays the ground work for what is likely to be a long period of ultraloose monetary policy, jolting European financial markets and triggering an immediate response from President...
13.09.2019
HSBC Holdings PLC is preparing to put its French retail bank on the sales block in one of its first strategic actions under new interim Chief Executive Noel Quinn, people familiar with the matter said. The potential disposal of the money-losing French unit is part of a longer-term effort to shed...
12.09.2019
Ford Motor Co. (F) said Tuesday that it expects electrified vehicles to account for more than half of its sales in Europe by the end of 2022, surpassing the combined share of petrol and diesel models. "With electrification fast becoming the mainstream, we are substantially increasing the number...
11.09.2019
Activist investor Elliott Management Corp. disclosed a $3.2 billion stake in AT&T Inc., criticized the company's strategy and called on the telecommunications giant to shed unnecessary assets. The New York hedge fund wrote in a letter to the company released Monday that it would seek seats...
10.09.2019
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the U.S. economy faced a favorable outlook despite significant risks from weaker global growth and trade uncertainty, and he cited the central bank's turn toward providing more stimulus this year as an important reason for that outlook. "The Fed has...
09.09.2019
Safran SA (SAF.FR) raised its 2019 guidance on Thursday after first-half adjusted revenue and profit surged, but warned that free cash flow could be further impacted by Boeing Co.'s (BA) grounding of its 737 MAX aircraft. The French aerospace-and-defense company now expects adjusted revenue to...
06.09.2019
British lawmakers imposed twin defeats on Prime Minister Boris Johnson, frustrating his signature effort to take Britain out of the European Union at the end of October and thwarting his push for a quick election. The back-to-back blows Wednesday for Mr. Johnson's minority government...
05.09.2019
U.K. supermarket Tesco PLC (TSCO.LN) on Tuesday said its banking business has agreed to sell its mortgage portfolio to Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LLOY.LN) for around 3.8 billion pounds ($4.6 billion). Tesco said that as part of the sale by Tesco Personal Finance PLC, the entire residential...
04.09.2019
Vivendi SA (VIV.FR) said it welcomed an Italian court's decision in favor of the French media group having the possibility to vote against Mediaset SpA's (MS.MI) merger plan. The Milan court recognized that Vivendi has the right to attend and vote at Mediaset's extraordinary shareholders'...
03.09.2019
The Chicago Business Barometer increased in the month of August, rebounding from a July decline. The barometer, which also is known as the Chicago Purchasing Manager Index, rose six points to 50.4. Economists polled by The Wall Street Journal expected a reading of 47.5. Barometer readings over...
02.09.2019
 
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