*Shares in Russia- exposed firms slip on Ukraine crisis. LONDON, May 23- Russia, which once promised rich pickings for European firms highly exposed to the country, now looks more like a liability for them as the economy struggles and investors worry the Ukraine crisis is set to fester.» Read More
*FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.4, Germany's DAX down 0.9 pct. LONDON, March 10- European shares fell for the second straight session on Monday, hit by tensions between Russia and Ukraine and weak economic data from the world's second-largest economy, China.
*FTSEurofirst 300 down 0.5, Germany's DAX down 0.9 pct. LONDON, March 10- European shares fell for the second session running on Monday, hit by tensions between Russia and Ukraine and weak economic data from the world's second-largest economy, China.
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.
*Stocks with big exposure to Russia under renewed pressure. PARIS, March 7- European shares slipped in early trade on Friday as investors were wary of the risks of another escalation in tensions between Russia and Ukraine over the weekend.
*Continental to pay higher 2013 dividend of 2.50 euros. FRANKFURT, March 6- German auto parts and tyre maker Continental is considering further acquisitions, weeks after announcing the purchase of U.S. rubber firm Veyance Technologies for 1.4 billion euros.
Elmar Degenhart, Continental CEO, says the group is optimistic on North America and Asia but expects currency headwinds to remain strong in 2014.
*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.
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.
Wolfgang Schafer, Continental's CFO, discusses the impact the strong euro had on the group's results and says the European car market is stabilizing, albeit "on low volumes."
The CEO of Pirelli, Marco Tronchetti Provera, said that Europe needed a "common policy" to boost its economy.
Marco Tronchetti Provera, chairman at Pirelli Group, comments on the group's performance and says it has "all the tools to deliver," including new products and efficiency measures.
Christopher Chan, President Director of Southeast Asia's largest tire maker, Gajah Tunggal, speaks about the impact of a potential TPP deal on its business in Indonesia.