Warner Brothers Discovery posted a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss on Friday, weighing on the shares.
German insurance and asset management group Allianz delivered a record set of annual results on Friday as it hiked its dividend by more than a fifth on the back of a higher payout ratio and launched a new share buyback programme of up to €1bn.
Germany’s BASF Group is to slash costs by a further €1bn, the chemicals giant confirmed on Friday, as it battles higher expenses and falling earnings.
Investor sentiment brightened modestly in Germany this month, a closely-watched survey showed on Friday, despite the economy continuing to falter.
Deutsche Telekom met guidance with its results for 2023 and forecast an slight acceleration in profit growth this year.
Moderna posted a surprise quarterly profit on Thursday, despite sales of its Covid vaccine continuing to slide.
Shares in Nestlé dropped on Thursday after the food and drink giant said that organic growth would slow this year.
Shares in Nvidia sparked on Thursday, after the US chipmaker saw sales surge on booming demand for artificial intelligence.
French food multinational Danone reported a 7% jump in full-year net sales on a like-for-like basis in its 2023 results on Thursday, to €27. 62bn.
Social media firm Reddit is reportedly planning to offer shares in its initial public offering to 75,000 of its biggest users when it hits the market next month.
Aldi is to create more than 5,000 jobs in the UK this year, the German discounter announced on Wednesday.
Saint-Gobain is in advanced talks to acquire Australian rival CSR, the construction materials group confirmed on Wednesday.
AJ Bell founder Andy Bell has been appointed chairman of Applied Nutrition, a rapidly growing sports nutrition, health, and wellness brand based in Liverpool, it was reported on Tuesday.
Walmart said on Tuesday that it has agreed to buy Vizio in a $2. 3bn deal.
HireRight said on Friday that it has agreed to be bought by General Atlantic and Stone Point Capital after the private equity firms raised their offer for the employee screening company to $1. 65bn.
Sportswear giant Nike announced plans to reduce its workforce by about 2% overnight, equating to more than 1,600 jobs, as part of a cost-cutting initiative following a year of weaker profits.
French nuclear operator EDF said on Friday it had swung back into the black, boosted by higher electricity prices.
Swisscom has become the sole party still in discussions with Vodafone Group about its Italian assets, it was reported on Thursday.
German banking giant Commerzbank reported its strongest financial performance in 15 years on Thursday, buoyed by a significant increase in net profit driven by high interest rates.
Aerospace corporation Airbus declared a special dividend on Thursday as it detailed a strong set of full-year results, with order intake and adjusted underlying earnings both increasing in the twelve months ended 31 December.