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  • Europe shares fall as China data, Crimea weigh Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 7:48 AM ET

    PARIS, March 24- European stocks slipped on Monday, trimming last week's lofty gains, as data showing China's manufacturing activity contracted in the first quarter of 2014 revived worries over the outlook for global growth.

  • March 21- Finnish tyre maker Nokian Renkaat, Austrian lender Raiffeisen Bank International Danish brewer Carlsberg and German retailer Metro feature among the European blue-chips with the biggest exposure to Russia, data from index provider MSCI shows.

  • European shares extend slide ahead of Crimea vote Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 7:36 AM ET

    *U.S. flows into Europe equities slow- Lipper. PARIS, March 14- European shares fell on Friday, extending their pull-back as tensions in Ukraine before a weekend referendum in the Crimea peninsula unnerved investors.

  • European shares extend sell-off; DAX hit hardest Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 5:05 AM ET

    PARIS/ LONDON, March 14- European shares fell to five-week lows on Friday, with German blue chips among the worst hit, as tensions in Ukraine ahead of a weekend referendum unnerved investors.

  • European stocks sag as China, Ukraine concerns mount Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 11:54 AM ET

    *FTSEurofirst 300 dips 0.8 pct, Euro STOXX 50 down 0.5 pct. *Russia- exposed stocks hit again as sanctions talk builds. PARIS, March 12- European shares fell on Wednesday, sending benchmark indexes to one-month lows, as mounting worries over China's economic growth rate and persistent tensions in Ukraine spooked investors.

  • *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.

  • European shares slip on widening Ukraine tensions Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 4:27 AM ET

    *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.

  • Euro is a challenge: Continental CEO     Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Elmar Degenhart, Continental CEO, says the group is optimistic on North America and Asia but expects currency headwinds to remain strong in 2014.

  • Europe shares regain ground as Ukraine tensions ease Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 10:41 AM ET

    *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.

  • UPDATE 1-Goodyear profit tops estimates; shares surge Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    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.

  • Currency volatility 'hard' on Michelin: CEO     Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 1:20 AM ET

    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.

  • 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."