LONDON, Nov 29- Ending the Great Stagnation that is taxing Western policy makers may depend as much on the Chinese Communist Party as it does on the world's leading central banks.» Read More
Sept 5- J C Penney Co Inc is scrapping a line of products designed by Martha Stewart that rival Macy's Inc has claimed violated its contract with the home goods doyenne, the New York Post reported, citing sources familiar with the matter.
WASHINGTON, Aug 28- Life spans are long, and not everyone lives on a "house and kids by 30, first million by 50" kind of schedule. Nevertheless, there are financial milestones that it helps to hit at every stage. Here is my list, by decade.
MUMBAI, Aug 28- Indian companies such as Whirlpool of India Ltd say they can't plan more than a couple of months out as a fast-falling rupee currency drives up the cost of imports, forcing them to raise prices even as consumer spending crumbles.
Aug 23- Procter& Gamble Co said on Friday it paid Bob McDonald, the former chairman, president and chief executive who abruptly left last spring, nearly 5 percent more last year as the company's performance improved. McDonald was replaced in P&G's top spot on May 23 by his predecessor, A.G. Lafley.
LONDON, Aug 18- If the popping of the dot-com bubble in 2000 spelled the demise of growth-at-any price investment strategies in the West, 2013 may be the year for this to happen in emerging markets.
Kasper Rorsted, Henkel CEO, provides his views on the state of the global economy and Europe's economic recovery.
*CEO says emerging markets remain strong for Henkel. FRANKFURT, Aug 8- German consumer goods company Henkel, which makes washing powder, shampoos and cleaning products, joined rivals in taking a more cautious view of growth in emerging markets.
China's official PMI for manufacturing rose to 50.3 in July, defying expectations it would fall and suggesting a pick up in activity as growth in new orders increased. But a rival HSBC report on China's manufacturing was more gloomy, falling to 47.7 in July, the weakest reading since August 2012, which tempered growth expectations.
Aug 1- Procter& Gamble Co's quarterly profit fell less than expected and this year's earnings should rise at least as much as last year, indicating the world's largest household products maker is fixing its problems with A.G. Lafley back in charge.
But a rival HSBC report on China's manufacturing was more gloomy, falling to 47.7 in July, the weakest reading since August 2012, which tempered growth expectations. The Bank of England made no changes at its second policy meeting Thursday under its new governor, Mark Carney, keeping interest rates at 0.5 percent and opted not to revive its bond-buying program.
*China and euro zone manufacturing show improvement. NEW YORK, Aug 1- U.S. stock index futures rose on Thursday, after economic data in Europe and China boosted hopes for the global economy and kept alive expectations for continued economic support from global central banks.
Aug 1- Procter& Gamble Co's quarterly profit fell less than expected and full-year's earnings should rise at least as much as last year, indicating the world's largest household products maker is making progress with Chief Executive A.G. Lafley back at the helm.
Aug 1- Procter& Gamble Co posted a nearly 50 percent drop in net income on Thursday, its first results since bringing veteran Chief Executive Officer A.G. Lafley back in May to run the world's largest household products maker.
NEW YORK, August 1- A New York state judge could decide as soon as Thursday whether J.C. Penney Co Inc can sell certain Martha Stewart-branded home goods despite rival Macy's Inc's exclusive deal with the doyenne of U.S. home decor.
*Foreign investors facing risks in Libya. TRIPOLI, July 30- The men, some of them armed, arrived at the gates of the Al Hani General Construction Company compound on the outskirts of the Libyan capital and forced their way into the site.
*Shares in WPP, Interpublic, Havas leap on deal news. LONDON/ PARIS, July 29- A plan to merge Publicis and Omnicom into the world's biggest advertising group has rivals ready to poach their blue-chip clients that might leave the new agency as it faces potential conflicts of interest.
*Shares in WPP, Interpublic, Havas leap on deal news. LONDON/ PARIS, July 29- A plan to merge Publicis and Omnicom into the world's biggest advertising group has begun a scramble by rivals to poach their blue-chip clients worried the new agency might face conflicts of interest.
July 25- Colgate-Palmolive Co cut its 2013 profit forecast due to the stronger dollar as it posted a lower second-quarter net profit on Thursday, citing restructuring and other charges. The toothpaste maker's earnings, excluding items, were in line with Wall Street's expectations, despite slightly weaker-than-anticipated sales growth.
PARIS, July 25- European shares fell on Thursday as a raft of mixed results from blue chips and lingering concerns about the pace of growth in China triggered a bout of profit taking following recent sharp gains.
PARIS, July 25- European shares dipped early on Thursday, slipping from eight-week highs hit in the previous day, as a batch of mixed results from blue-chips like Unilever and BASF prompted investors to book some profits.