*Indexes breaks losing streak on U.S. data, Citi results. LONDON, April 14- Strong U.S. economic data helped pan-European equity indexes snap a three-day losing streak on Monday but appetite for risk remained muted as the threat of violence between Ukrainian forces and pro- Russia separatists loomed.» Read More
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.
WILMINGTON, Del., Nov 5- Cooper Tire& Rubber Co's partner in a Chinese joint venture was exploring a bid for the fourth-largest U.S. tire maker when Cooper struck a deal with an Indian suitor, Cooper's chief executive told a court on Tuesday.
WILMINGTON, Del., Nov 4- Cooper Tire& Rubber Co of the United States and Apollo Tyres Ltd of India should be enjoying a honeymoon. The result is a lawsuit in Delaware's Court of Chancery in which Cooper, which has 13,000 employees worldwide, is seeking a court order to close the deal.
*Technip, Novo Nordisk also fall after earnings. LONDON, Oct 31- Disappointing results from heavyweight energy firm Royal Dutch Shell kept Europe's blue chip share index in check on Thursday, as investors continued to weather a stormy earnings season.
*Royal Dutch Shell drops after results. LONDON, Oct 31- European shares edged higher to trade near a five-year high by midday trading on Thursday, with automobile and financial sectors advancing after some encouraging company results.
Sears may separate Lands' End, Auto Center as sales slide. Sears Holdings is considering splitting off its Lands' End clothing and Sears Auto Center businesses, after another quarter of declining same-store sales.
Goodyear said lower third-party chemical sales in North America and unfavorable foreign currency translation more than offset a modest increase in global tire sales. All four regional business units reported higher operating income, but revenues fell more than 9 percent in North America and Asia-Pacific, Goodyear said.
Oct 29- Goodyear Tire& Rubber Co, the biggest U.S. tire maker, reported a 5 percent fall in quarterly revenue due to lower sales of its tire-related chemicals in North America, sending its shares down 3 percent premarket. Revenue from North America, which accounts for more than half of Goodyear's sales, fell 9 percent in the third quarter ended Sept. 30.
Net income available to common shareholders rose to $166 million, or 62 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30 from $110 million, or 41 cents per share, a year earlier.
*Deutsche Bank, UBS hit, raise buffers for legal costs. LONDON, Oct 29- European shares edged higher early on Tuesday to keep within their recent, tight range as the banking sector slid after provisions for legal costs marred results at Deutsche Bank and UBS.
*Komatsu tumbles 8.6 pct after cutting profit outlook. TOKYO, Oct 29- Japanese stocks slid on Tuesday morning, hit by Komatsu Ltd dropping sharply after the world's second largest equipment maker issued a profit warning, dragging down other companies exposed to emerging markets.
*Peugeot unions ink deal on wage, work-time concessions. PARIS, Oct 24- Unions at France's PSA Peugeot Citroen agreed on Thursday to freeze wages next year in return for a company pledge to keep plants open, the latest sign of easier labour relations in a nation famed for strikes.
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.
Europe remains difficult terrain, according to Pirelli, with the company focussed on the premium sector.
Marco Tronchetti Provera, chairman of Pirelli, tells CNBC that they are seeing small signs of recovery in Europe, especially in the premium sector.
After decades of pursuing trade with western Europe, Finland is becoming dependent on Russia again as that country's burgeoning middle class and wealthy investors provide opportunities for growth lacking in recession-hit Europe.
The world's biggest tire maker Bridgestone reported its earnings today, setting a record profit for the first half. Sachiko Kishida reportd
Maurice Taylor, CEO of Titan, discusses his first Russian acquisition and the difficulties of running a business in France as the government has "no idea" of what to do.
The acquisition would create the world's seventh largest tire company, reports CNBC's David Faber.
Workers at a dying French tire factory who have become the butt of American jokes staged a last-ditch protest to save their jobs.