Facebook reported a massive 71% leap in second-quarter profits on Thursday as advertising revenues leapt thanks to strong growth in users of the social media website
Shares in big German car makers have come under pressure this week amid allegations of collusion. Nevertheless, Volkswagen shares enjoyed something of a bounce today.
Alphabet shares look set for opening losses on Tuesday after investors turn cautious about the prospect for future revenues following a record fine in Europe and rising development costs
Ryanair shares opened sharply lower this morning as the company warned pricing would come under pressure this year in the face of heightened competition.
General Electric shares were down in early trading today after the company warned full-year earnings would likely be at the lower-end of its forecasts.
Power producer Drax saw earnings rise 73% in the first half of 2017, but made a net loss of £83m partly due to the UK’s move to stop using coal for electricity generation
UK-based global consumer goods company Reckitt Benckiser Group has this morning confirmed that it plans to sell its food business
US investment bank stocks Bank of America and Goldman Sachs opened weaker in New York today after the duo reported disappointing quarterly results. Goldman shares sagged around 2.4%, while Bank of America´s stock price was down 1.4%.
Shares in troubled Japanese conglomerate Toshiba leapt by nearly a quarter on Tuesday after a Californian court ruling on the sale of its valuable memory chip business.