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  • LONDON, Feb 15- European shares ended higher on Wednesday in another session dominated by earnings, as French lender Credit Agricole led banking stocks to a three-week high. Shares in Credit Agricole jumped 4.7 percent after France's biggest retail bank beat forecasts with a smaller than expected earnings drop in the fourth quarter. "remains one of our...

  • In reporting higher global sales Wednesday, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi reiterated in a call with Wall Street analysts that 45 percent of the company's revenue now comes from such "guilt-free" products. Last year, the Food and Drug Administration said it is re-evaluating its guidelines for when companies can use the term "healthy" on packaging to reflect the latest...

  • LONDON, Feb 15- European shares rose on Wednesday in another session dominated by earnings, as French lender Credit Agricole led banking stocks to a three-week high. Shares in Credit Agricole jumped 5.5 percent, set for their best day since early November, after France's biggest retail bank beat forecasts with a smaller than expected earnings drop in the fourth...

  • LONDON, Feb 15- European shares rose in early trade on Wednesday as French lender Credit Agricole led banking stocks higher and earnings provided a boost. Shares in Credit Agricole 3.2 percent after France's biggest retail bank beat forecasts with a smaller than expected earnings drop in the fourth quarter. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Tuesday, who...

  • NEW YORK _ Multi Packaging Solutions International Ltd. on Monday reported a loss of $1.1 million in its fiscal second quarter. Multi Packaging Solutions shares have climbed 25 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Multi Packaging Solutions, Earnings Report.

  • HARTSVILLE, S.C. _ Sonoco Products Co. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $104.9 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 63 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.19 billion.

  • FORT MILL, S.C. _ Domtar Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $47 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 91 cents per share. Domtar shares have risen roughly 10 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ Sealed Air Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $171.1 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 75 cents per share. Sealed Air expects full-year earnings to be $2.70 per share.

  • Stocks to Watch: January 31, 2017

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  • Jan 23- Consumer goods packaging company Silgan Holdings Inc said it would buy WestRock Co's business that makes soap dispensers and perfume sprayers for about $1 billion. The unit, which has 13 plants in North America, Europe, South America and Asia, generated $566 million in revenue in the year ended Sept. 30. Norcross, Georgia- based WestRock said the sale would...

  • WestRock's specialty closures and dispensing systems business supplies pumps, sprayers and other dispensing closure equipment to consumer goods product companies in the home, health and beauty markets and operates a network of 13 plants across North America, Europe, South America and Asia.

  • TORONTO, Dec 21- Canada's main stock index edged higher on Wednesday for the fifth consecutive session, helped by industrial stocks such as construction company SNC-Lavalin, which jumped after winning an oil sands service contract. It said a subsidiary was part of a joint venture that won a five-year deal to supply engineering and procurement services to an...

  • TORONTO, Dec 21- Canada's main stock index rose in morning trade on Wednesday, its fifth minor gain in a row, helped by rising energy and industrial stocks, with construction company SNC-Lavalin jumping after winning an oil sands service contract. It said its subsidiary is part of a joint venture that won a five-year deal to supply engineering and procurement...

  • PARIS, Dec 21- France's BNP Paribas said it had processed its first live payments in various currencies for two corporate clients via blockchain technology, in a further sign of the growing importance of the new technology for major banks. BNP Paribas said it had processed and cleared payments in various currencies between BNP Paribas bank accounts located in...

  • TORONTO, Dec 20- Canada's main stock index rose for the fourth straight day on Tuesday, clawing back much of its losses after the Federal Reserve raised U.S. interest rates, as gains for financials and materials offset losses for defensive sectors. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index closed up 23.11 points, or 0.15 percent, at 15,292.96.

  • TORONTO, Dec 20- Canada's main stock index rose for the fourth straight day on Tuesday, led by the financial and energy groups as oil and bond yields climbed, while shares of BlackBerry Ltd advanced after the company posted better-than-expected earnings. The Canadian smartphone pioneer, which has gone through a wrenching transition in recent years, reported...

  • Dec 20- Canadian label and packaging maker CCL Industries Inc said it would buy Innovia Group, which supplies the new UK plastic five pound note that has fallen foul of vegetarians, for around C $1.13 billion. Britain is one of the largest economies to adopt plastic banknotes and they are already in circulation in Canada, Mexico, New Zealand and Australia.

  • Dec 19- Canadian label and packaging maker CCL Industries Inc said it would buy Innovia Group, whose unit is the supplier of Bank of England's new plastic five pound note that has fallen foul with vegetarians, for about C $1.13 billion. U.K.- based Innovia Group is a maker of specialty bi-axially oriented polypropylene films used for labels, packaging and security...

  • Dec 19- Canadian label and packaging maker CCL Industries Inc said on Monday it would acquire U.K.- based Innovia Group of companies for about C $1.13 billion.

  • ADDISON, Ill., Dec 14- In an unassuming building in the Chicago suburb of Addison, United Parcel Service Inc engineers design custom boxes for retailers as part of a joint effort to tackle a vexing issue: the high cost of delivering e-commerce packages. Online retail sales are expected to reach $392.5 billion this year, according to research firm eMarketer, but with...