*RBC starts Air France KLM SA with outperform rating; price target. of 7 euros* RBC starts easyJet plc with sector perform rating; price target of 670 p. *RBC starts International Consolidated Airlines Group SA with.
Billionaire Vincent Bollore plans to list shares of his holding company's electric-car-and-batteries unit next year, the French tycoon told daily Les Echos in an interview. The French ad group said it had acquired 117,415 shares in LBi International NV as part of a deal to acquire the Dutch agency announced in September.
PARIS, Oct 11- An Air France-KLM flight from Paris to New York was forced to turn back to Charles de Gaulle airport due to a "minor technical problem" with the plane's windshield, a spokesman for the airline said on Thursday. The 261 passengers on flight AF010 landed safely and are due to fly out again at 10 p.m. on another Airbus.
*Air France-KLM also signs code share with Air Berlin. PARIS, Oct 8- Air France-KLM, Air Berlin and Abu Dhabi flag carrier Etihad, plan to offer passengers access to some of each other's services from Oct. 28 in a sign of improving relations between European and Gulf carriers.
PARIS, Oct 8- Franco-Dutch airline Air France-KLM, Abu Dhabi flag carrier Etihad and Germany's Air Berlin plan to start a code-share agreement offering passengers access to some of each other's services from Oct. 28, Air France-KLM said on Monday.
Britain will block the proposed $45 billion merger between EADS and BAE Systems if key "red line" priorities are not met, defence minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday, just three days before a deadline for detailing the deal.
VOLKSWAGEN Indicated 0.7 percent lower. Separately, Volkswagen could start selling its Golf 7 plug-in hybrid car from 2014, a year earlier than previously planned, German magazine WirtschaftsWoche reported, citing no sources.
LONDON, Oct 8- Etihad Airways, Abu Dhabi's flag carrier, will announce a code share agreement with Air France-KLM on Monday, the Financial Times reported. The deal will not include an equity stake and signals a thawing of relations between Europe's flag carriers and the younger Gulf airlines, the FT said.
PARIS, Oct 5- Air France-KLM saw passenger traffic rise 0.9 percent in September, just outpacing a 0.8 percent increase in seating capacity, driven by European services and routes to the Americas, the Franco-Dutch carrier said on Friday.
EADS and BAE Systems have edged closer towards winning political backing for a $45 billion merger amid positive signals from Britain and France, but German misgivings over control remain a major hurdle, sources close to the talks said.
DUBLIN, Oct 4- Ryanair on Thursday held out fresh concessions to win approval to take over Aer Lingus, offering to move some of its rival's planes to continental Europe to operate non-Irish routes and allay concerns about a near monopoly in the domestic market.
EADS Chief Executive Tom Enders is prepared to talk about guarantees for jobs and production sites in a planned merger of the company with Britain's BAE Systems, he told Germany's Bild daily.
FRANKFURT, Oct 3- Abu Dhabi based airline Etihad Airways is urging German peer Air Berlin, in which it holds some 30 percent, to offer joint flights with Air France, German paper Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported, citing Etihad's chief executive.
DAKAR, Oct 3- French airline Corsair International will start direct flights between Paris and Senegal's capital Dakar in December, ending Air France's.
PARIS, Oct 1- Franco-Dutch airline Air France-KLM. "Within an unstable economic environment, the Air France-KLM group has decided for the 2012-13 winter season... to stabilise its growth in capacity compared with winter 2011-12," Air France-KLM said. The winter season runs from Oct. 28 until March 23.
Stocks wavered Thursday after a report showed existing-home sales rose and the supply of homes on the market started to shrink. What should investors be watching for? Ryan Detrick, chief technical strategist at Schaeffer’s Investment Research discussed his insights.
Investors need to look out for stocks with low expectations that pay dividends and have compelling fundamental catalysts, said Don Wordell, portfolio manager at RidgeWorth Capital Management. He shared his best plays.
Small cap financial stocks are on their way from ugly, to ok, to good, to great, said David Ellison, CIO of FBR Equity Funds and shared his sector investment strategies.
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FBR's David Ellison is putting money into financials -- solid, insured, American banks. "Those are going to be the big winners here."