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*Royal Bank of Scotland falls after posting losses. LONDON, Feb 27- European equities pared most of their early losses late on Thursday, with better-than-expected U.S. durable goods data and comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen prompting some investors to return to the market.
*Royal Bank of Scotland falls after posting losses. LONDON, Feb 27- European equities fell further to a one-week low in late trading on Thursday, with downbeat company news combined with political tension in Ukraine prompting investors to trim their positions in riskier assets.
BARCELONA, Feb 27- Fierce competition in the global advertising industry forced Britain's WPP to lower its profit guidance for 2014 on Thursday, wiping more than a billion pounds off its share price and overshadowing its improving trading throughout 2013..
BARCELONA, Feb 27- Fierce competition within the advertising industry forced Britain's WPP to lower its margin guidance for 2014, wiping over a billion pounds off its share price and taking the shine off an acceleration in trading through 2013.. WPP's forecast of organic revenue growth of over 3 percent for 2014 was also seen as below expectations.
PARIS, Feb 13- Advertising agency Publicis fell short of its annual growth target after a slowdown in emerging markets such as China and India caused the fourth quarter to end with a whimper.
LONDON, Jan 26- Vice Media, the producer of video reportage targeting the so-called Generation Y of twentysomethings who do not watch much conventional television, is tying up with Greek television broadcaster Antenna Group.
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 23- Multinational companies are becoming more picky about emerging market investments as slowing growth in upstart economies and a recovery in the West takes the shine off a previous sure-fire strategic bet.
Speaking to CNBC live at the World Economic Forum., Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, explains why he's positive on Eastern Europe.
Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP told CNBC at the 2014 World Economic Forum that he has grown increasingly bullish on Russia.
BRUSSELS, Jan 9- EU antitrust regulators said on Thursday they had cleared the $35 billion merger of U.S. advertising agency Omnicom and French peer Publicis without conditions. The deal creates the world's biggest advertising agency to compete better with the likes of Google and Facebook in online ad sales.
Advertising industry growth in 2014 will be boosted by an improved global economy and the soccer World Cup, the chief executive of Publicis told CNBC.
LONDON, Dec 9- Growth in global advertising spending will accelerate to 5.8 percent a year by 2015, driven by demand for marketing via mobile devices and a broad-based economic recovery, a market research group forecast on Monday.
*Tencent breaks into China top three in WPP survey. BEIJING, Dec 3- Internet services company Tencent Holdings Ltd has grown so rapidly it's now China's most valuable listed technology brand, with a value even closing in on that of Wal-Mart Stores Inc, a report published on Tuesday shows.
BARCELONA, Nov 21- Three major rivals to advertising groups Omnicom and Publicis, which are merging, say they are poaching work from the pair by luring clients who are unsettled by the $35.1 billion deal.
BARCELONA, Nov 21- The $35.1 billion tie-up of advertising groups Omnicom and Publicis will close by the middle of next year at the latest, the two groups said on Thursday, pushing the date back slightly later than expected.
BARCELONA, Nov 21- Japanese advertising group Dentsu is winning global media contracts for the first time through its newly-acquired Aegis business and has been taking work away from rivals Omnicom and Publicis since the two decided to merge.
NEW YORK, Nov 17- New media websites from BuzzFeed to Business Insider are on a roll lately, showered with dollars from venture capitalists betting that they will crack an advertising market that has stymied traditional media companies.
LONDON, Nov 6- A multi-million dollar payment to a jailed German banker was an "insurance policy", Formula One Chief Executive Bernie Ecclestone said on Wednesday, denying it was linked to the sale of a stake in the business to private equity firm CVC.
DUBLIN, Nov 4- When basketball star Dennis Rodman and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met in May, it had all the hallmarks of Vice Media: crazy stunts with a serious agenda, unguarded answers to naive questioning, reporter and viewer left thinking "Did that just happen?"
Companies should start planning for Iran, analysts say, as the slow thawing of diplomatic relations with the country could open the door to foreign investment.