PARIS, March 7- European shares slipped in early trade on Friday as investors trod a cautious path in case of another escalation in tensions between Russia and Ukraine over the weekend.» Read More
*FTSEurofirst 300 up 1.7 pct, Euro STOXX 50 up 2.3 pct. PARIS, March 4- European stocks rose on Tuesday, reversing a big portion of the previous session's sharp sell-off after Russian President Vladimir Putin said he would only use force in neighbouring Ukraine as a last resort.
LONDON, March 4- European stocks rebounded on Tuesday with investors taking heart after Russia scaled back troop exercises near Ukraine that had sent markets sliding in the previous session on fear it could spill over into war.
Feb 28- Cooper Tire& Rubber Co resumed reporting results on Friday, giving investors the first glimpse of its balance sheet since its dispute with its Chinese joint venture partner last year.
Feb 13- Goodyear Tire& Rubber Co, one of the world's largest tire companies, posted a higher-than-expected fourth-quarter profit on Thursday and said it had fully funded its hourly U.S. pension plan, sending its shares up as much as 7.6 percent. Goodyear funded its U.S. plan with $1.15 billion in cash.
Feb 13- Goodyear Tire& Rubber Co, one of the world's largest tire companies, reported higher-than-expected fourth-quarter profit on Thursday, even as revenue slumped 5 percent and fell short of expectations. Excluding one-time items, Goodyear had an adjusted profit of 74 cents per share.
*Michelin forecasts 3 pct sales volume gain. *Michelin says profit, outlook hit by forex and pricing. PARIS, Feb 11- Tyre maker Michelin has predicted a 3 percent rise in sales this year as it pushes ahead with an expansion into emerging markets, despite reporting a sharp drop in sales and profits in 2013 due to pricing pressures and unfavourable exchange rates.
Marc Henry, CEO of Michelin, comments on the group's results which were boosted by a pick-up in demand in U.S. and Europe but suffered from currency headwinds.
*Germany, Spain, Italy indexes have big cyclical exposure. *UK's FTSE laden with defensives, low beta energy stocks. LONDON, Jan 31- The global economy is on the mend, and for equity investors betting on a recovery through Europe's share indexes, Germany, Spain and Italy are good plays, while Britain is best avoided in spite of its rude economic health.
BERLIN, Jan 27- German business morale hit its highest level in 2-1/ 2 years in January and the Bundesbank said growth in Europe's largest economy would accelerate in the first quarter. The Munich- based Ifo think tank's closely-watched business climate index, based on a monthly survey of some 7,000 firms, rose for a third straight month to 110.6.
LILLE, France, Jan 22- Workers who took two executives hostage at France's Goodyear tyre plant earlier in January are set to end an occupation of their doomed factory after a redundancy payoff deal, labour union officials said on Wednesday.
Jan 16- Goodyear Tire& Rubber Co has won the dismissal of a U.S. lawsuit by French workers trying to save their jobs by blocking the closure of a tire manufacturing plant in the northern city of Amiens Nord.
NEW YORK, Jan 14- In a case with wide implications for the global banking industry, New York's highest state court has been asked to decide if banks operating in the state can be forced to turn over to litigants assets held in their foreign branches.
PARIS, Jan 7- French trade unionists released two executives on Tuesday after holding them for more than 24 hours at the country's Goodyear tyre plant to demand higher pay-outs for more than a thousand planned layoffs. Goodyear did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
PARIS, Jan 7- French trade unionists held two executives overnight on Tuesday at the country's Goodyear tyre plant- a flashpoint for France's troubled industrial relations- to demand higher pay-outs for more than a thousand planned layoffs.
MUMBAI, Dec 31- The ambition from Indian mid-sized companies for large debt-fuelled acquisitions abroad was dealt a major setback after the unravelling of a $2.5 billion bid by India's Apollo Tyres Ltd to buy Cooper Tire& Rubber Co..
U.S.-based Cooper Tire& Rubber Co said it was terminating a proposed $2.5 billion sale to Apollo Tyres Ltd, with both sides threatening legal action over a deal plagued by obstacles from the start.
MUMBAI, Dec 30- U.S.-based Cooper Tire& Rubber Co said on Monday it was terminating a proposed $2.5 billion sale to Apollo Tyres Ltd, marking the end of an agreement plagued by obstacles from the start.
The Delaware Supreme Court on Monday dismissed Cooper's appeal against an earlier lower court ruling that Apollo was meeting its obligations to reach new contract terms with unions at Cooper plants in Ohio and Texas.
Dec 16- Cooper Tire& Rubber Co's efforts to force Apollo Tyres Ltd to complete its proposed acquisition of the U.S. company for $2.3 billion received another legal setback, paving the way for the Indian company to walk away from the deal.
Pete Selleck, chairman and president of Michelin North America, explains why the group has decided to open its ninth plant in South Carolina and its strategy behind new facilities.