Monthly Archives:  July 2015

  • Lloyds First-Half Profit Rises

    Full Story | 31st July 2015
    Lloyds Banking Group Plc will consider paying special dividends and share buybacks after first-half profit climbed 38 percent, even as it took a 1.4 billion-pound ($2.2 billion) charge for improperly sold loan insurance.Pretax profit rose .
  • RBS Unexpectedly Posts Quarterly Profit

    Full Story | 30th July 2015
    Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc unexpectedly posted a second-quarter profit as the British government prepares to reduce its stake in the lender, even as it set aside more money for litigation and restructuring.Net income .
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  • Bayer profit up 21% thanks to currency effects

    Full Story | 29th July 2015
    German pharmaceutical group Bayer AG (BAYN.XE) Wednesday reported a 21% rise in net profit for the second quarter of 2015, boosted by favorable currency effects.Net profit for the period ended June 30 was 1.15 billion .
  • Calamatta Cuschieri launches Investment Seminars

    Full Story | 28th July 2015
    Throughout the year Calamatta Cuschieri organised a series of investment seminars covering a variety of investment topics for its clients. The company is now launching these seminars to the general public. The next seminar, “What .
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  • CC Credit Outlook for H2 2015

    Full Story | 24th July 2015
    We are pleased to announce that we have published the CC Credit Outlook for H2 2015 which covers the European and US bond markets, both within the High Yield and Investment Grade space. We have .
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  • U.S. Stocks Fall Amid Caterpillar & 3M Results

    Full Story | 24th July 2015
    U.S. stocks fell for a third day, as results from 3M Co. and Caterpillar Inc. disappointed investors and commodities continued to slide.3M and Caterpillar dropped at least 3.6 percent after both cut their sales forecasts. .
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  • VW, Metzler Agree to Sell LeasePlan in $4 Billion Deal

    Full Story | 23rd July 2015
    Volkswagen AG and Bankiers Friedrich von Metzler agreed to sell fleet-management company LeasePlan Corp. for 3.7 billion euros ($4 billion) to a group of investors including TDR Capital LLP.Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Dutch and Danish .
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  • Apple and Microsoft Earnings Disappoint

    Full Story | 22nd July 2015
    Apple Inc. posted earnings yesterday that came below analyst expectations, resulting in an over 6 percent drop in price in after-hours trading. After posting its best fiscal third-quarter profit ever, even though iPhone sales climbed .