Jean-Sebastien Jacques is likely to focus on cost management rather than implement major strategic changes, says Jeremy Hook at TMS Capital.
U.S. futures pointed to a lower open, after the Wednesday rally that occurred after the Federal Reserve's latest policy statement.
Most Asian markets advanced Thursday as investors cheered clarity from the Federal Reserve and a rise in oil prices, but Japan shares lost ground.
"Halftime Report" trader Pete Najarian bought shares of a pharma giant on Wednesday after spotting unusual options activity.
Asia markets were mixed Wednesday, following a weaker finish on Wall Street overnight as traders await the U.S. Federal Reserve decision due later.
European stocks finished in negative territory on Tuesday, on the back of a sharp slip in mining stocks and oil prices.
CNBC "Halftime Report" trader Jon Najarian bought shares of Rio Tinto after spotting unusual options activity.
European equities ended lower on Tuesday, after trade data out of China hit European miners hard and oil prices fell sharply.
China shares eked out gains Tuesday even as most Asian markets slipped, with traders digesting weaker-than-expected trade data from the mainland.
European markets finished mostly in the red on Monday despite a strong recovery in oil prices and mining stocks.
European markets posted strong gains by Thursday's close, as investors cheered on a positive set of corporate earnings, rather than dwelling on oil.
Toby Thompson, fund manager at Brooks Macdonald Funds, says dividend cuts by commodities companies such as Rio Tinto were sensible.
European equities enjoyed an ebullient Monday, buoyed by a positive trend set in Asia and a rebound in commodity prices.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a higher open on Monday as a rebound in commodity prices helped boost sentiment across global equity markets.
The bosses of Britain's biggest companies are to back David Cameron in his fight to keep the country in the EU, reported The Financial Times.
Europe finished mixed on Thursday as optimism on earnings, failed to completely offset turbulence surrounding various commodities.
A sharp fall in commodity prices has hit miners hard since last April. However, analysts are now suggesting there may be an opportunity in the long term.
European markets closed mostly lower on Tuesday, as a decline in commodity prices and mixed earnings weighed.
European markets extended gains to close higher Monday, thanks to remarks from ECB head Mario Draghi and a recovery in banks and commodities.
Yield-seekers beware, there are dangers lurking in Australia's dividend exchange-traded funds (ETFs), Goldman Sachs has warned.