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  • WPP's Sorrell dismisses talk of bid for Havas, Dentsu Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 2:04 AM ET

    WPP CEO Martin Sorrell on Thursday denied rumors that the advertising giant could be considering a bid for French rival Havas or Japan's Dentsu, saying the talk was "just surmise".

  • Hiring the well-connected: It's just good business Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 11:26 AM ET
    Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and chief executive officer of Blackstone Group LP and Bill Clinton, former US President and founder of the Clinton Foundation.

    The investigation into whether JPMorgan Chase hired the children of powerful Chinese officials to help the bank win business is sending shudders through Wall Street.

  • Betting big on digital advertising     Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 4:38 PM ET

    WPP is the world's largest ad firm but that could change if Omnicom and Publicis merge. Martin Sorrell, WPP CEO, joins to discuss how he sees the global economy.

  • Craving ads, Facebook says 1 in 3 visits every day Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 6:27 PM ET

    One in three people in the United States visit Facebook every day, the company said Tuesday, releasing regional data for the first time to draw more advertisers.

  • Mad Men? Rivals question $35 billion ad deal Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 3:04 AM ET

    The multi-billion dollar merger between advertising giants Publicis and Omnicom will create the world's largest ad agency but their competitors brushed off concerns about a more powerful rival on Monday.

  • WPP CEO: I'm not quaking in my boots     Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, tells CNBC that despite the scale of the 35 billion dollar merger between Publicis and Omnicom, he believes growth will come from more organic routes.

  • Advertising world trends going mobile     Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 6:40 AM ET

    Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, discusses his company's strategy of using new media to reach global consumers.

  • 'Hand-to-Hand Combat' in Advertising: WPP CEO Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 5:49 AM ET

    The CEO of the world's biggest advertising firm has warned the industry is facing sluggish growth and the firm is fighting a daily battle.

  • Austerity Is Not Real: WPP CEO     Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 2:05 AM ET

    Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, says the UK has its ups and its downs but the government has not been cutting spending to the degree that people think they have.

  • WPP CEO: We're Not Proud of 2-3% Growth     Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 2:05 AM ET

    Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, says they face very difficult market conditions and carving out revenue is 'hand to hand combat in the trenches'.

  • Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, says the UK has its ups and its downs but the government has not been cutting spending to the degree that people think they have.

  • Sequester Has Been Factored In: WPP CEO     Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 2:05 AM ET

    Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, tells CNBC that ironically confidence is at a pretty high level, high levels of cash, unleveraged balance sheets and improving profits.

  • Bye-Bye, Big Bonuses: Hello Claw-Backs and Caps Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 11:16 PM ET

    Another nail in the coffin of pre-credit crisis bonus culture is set to come with the 2012-13 bonus season.

  • Washington Is 'Fiddling While Rome Burns': Sorrell Saturday, 1 Dec 2012 | 2:59 PM ET

    Advertising tycoon Martin Sorrell says uncertainty across the globe is stifling business, and he criticized Washington for "fiddling while Rome burns."

  • Oct 26- Interpublic Group of Cos, home to advertising agencies McCann Erickson and Draftfcb, missed revenue estimates for the second quarter in a row, with the company warning that growth will slow further this year as clients hold back on spending. Interpublic shares fell 5 percent in late morning trade to $10.04 on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • Oct 26- Interpublic Group of Cos, home to advertising agencies McCann Erickson and Draftfcb, reported a fall in revenue on lower spending by customers and some account losses in 2011..

  • Equities retreat as euro zone crisis hits profits Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 11:08 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 26- European equity markets eased on Friday, on track for their worst week in a month on the back of a raft of gloomy corporate outlooks and a darkening technicals picture.

  • European shares dented by glum corporate outlooks Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 7:48 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 26- European equity markets eased on Friday, weighed down by a fresh batch of gloomy corporate outlooks with demand for everything from cars to building materials hit by the euro zone crisis.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 25- U.S. stock index futures rose on Thursday, indicating the S&P 500 may rebound from its worst five-day slide in five months, on optimism China's economy may be recovering and ahead of a flurry of economic data and corporate earnings.

  • European shares rise on UK growth, China output outlook Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 11:28 AM ET

    *UK Q3 GDP beats expectations; outlook good for China factories. *WPP, Daimler, France Telecom fall on earnings. LONDON, Oct 25- European shares rose on Thursday after China said factory output was set to accelerate and Britain's economy grew faster than expected in the third quarter.

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