*Iraq crisis, chance of early UK rate hike hit sentiment. LONDON, June 13- Major European stock indexes ended lower on Friday, with British equities slipping on the possibility of an early rate hike and travel stocks hurt by concern the Iraq conflict will raise oil prices.
Iraq crisis, chance of early UK rate hike hit sentiment. LONDON, June 13- Europe's top share index headed for a weekly drop after gaining for eight straight weeks, with escalating conflict in Iraq hitting travel stocks and the prospect of an early rate hike in the United Kingdom hurting property shares on Friday.
LONDON, June 11- European equity markets fell on Wednesday as a profit warning from German airline Lufthansa hit travel stocks. Air France KLM fell 6.1 percent, International Consolidated Airlines Group dropped by 3.5 percent and the regional STOXX Europe 600 Travel& Leisure Index fell 1.5 percent, making it the worst-performing equity sector.
LONDON, June 11- European equity markets fell on Wednesday as a profit warning from German airline Lufthansa hit travel stocks. Air France KLM fell 6.2 percent, International Consolidated Airlines Group dropped by 5 percent and the regional STOXX Europe 600 Travel& Leisure Index fell 1.8 percent- making it the worst-performing equity sector.
LONDON, June 4- Odyssey Airlines will not be the first new airline to have attempted to break into the lucrative London- New York business travel market, one of the most profitable routes in the world, but this time it will be different, says its founder.
*B2Gold drops after plan to acquire Australia's Papillon. TORONTO, June 3- Canada's benchmark stock index rose for a third straight session on Tuesday, driven by gains in the share prices of energy producers and financial companies, as positive economic data from China boosted sentiment.
DOHA, June 2- Mystified by the loss of Malaysian jetliner MH370, some airlines will not wait for an industrywide solution to keeping track of their aircraft flights in real time, provided products are offered at the right price, industry executives said on Monday.
LONDON, May 9- British Airways owner International Consolidated Airlines Group reported better than expected first-quarter results on Friday, with a halving of losses at troubled Spanish carrier Iberia putting it on course for a rise in annual profits.
LONDON, May 9- British Airways-owner International Airlines Group said on Friday its seasonal first-quarter loss narrowed by 46 percent, beating an consensus forecast, as a turnaround at its Iberia unit started to take effect.
*Qatar Airways interested in stake in India's IndiGo. DUBAI, May 5- Qatar's sovereign wealth fund has bought the stakes in its national airline owned by a former prime minister and other shareholders, making Qatar Airways a fully government-owned entity, the carrier's chief executive said on Monday.
LONDON/ NEW YORK/ PARIS, May 1- Publicis and Omnicom have lost more than $1.5 billion of client work in recent weeks and face a fight to retain billions more, including a huge Samsung contract, just as the two advertising firms struggle to keep their merger on track.
TRIPOLI, April 29- With a bomb on the runway, pets boarding planes and passengers jetting off without visas, Tripoli International Airport typifies the chaos that has gripped Libya since the 2011 ouster of Muammar Gaddafi.
*Business travelers splash out on New York- London route. ATLANTA, March 30,- Delta Air Lines has been making inroads in the dogfight over the lucrative market for business travel between New York and London, but the newly merged American Airlines Group is fighting back.
DUBAI, March 24- Virgin Atlantic founder Richard Branson dangled the carrot of further investment in the British airline's domestic carrier Little Red as he stepped up the campaign for a third runway at London's Heathrow airport.
TORONTO, Feb 25- Many of the small Canadian-listed mineral explorers that supply global major miners with new projects are considering merging with peers, according to a Reuters survey, but for most it may be tough to close deals.
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Stocks closed near session lows Tuesday, with major averages logging their biggest declines since June, after two Federal Reserve Presidents said the central bank could begin tapering its easy-money program as early as September.
Stocks squeezed out small gains in lackluster trading Monday, with the S&P 500 closing at a new high, but a batch of mixed earnings reports and weaker-than-expected existing home sales kept a damper on gains.