Shares of caterer Compass Group gained 5.78% in midday London trading Thursday after it reported that trading in the first 5 months of the year has been ahead of its expectations and the sale of its European vending business is progressing.
Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk's full-year profit fell 22% after freight shipping rates fell and as the government raised its tax rate on oil and gas activities, the company said Wednesday.
Spanish market regulator CNMV said it had taken note of Enel and Acciona's joint takeover plan for Endesa and reiterated no bid could be made for six months.
Despite concern over the U.S. economy, European finance ministers stuck to forecasts of solid economic growth in their part of the world this year as a second day of policy talks got underway in Brussels on Tuesday.
Transatlantic exchange operator NYSE Euronext's bid for Euronext shares has been accepted by holders of 91.42% of the Paris-based group's shares, French market watchdog AMF said on Tuesday.
Here are some of Monday's big movers on European stock markets
Here some of Friday's big movers on European stock markets
Some executives within Citigroup are pushing for the U.S. banking giant to make a bid for ABN AMRO, which is in discussions about a possible merger with Barclays, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
The European Union approved an aviation deal with the United States that opens up restricted trans-Atlantic routes to new rivals, but bowed to British concerns in delaying when the agreement takes effect.
Here are some of Thursday's big movers on European stock markets
Speaking about the correction, of course! Well, in percentage terms it didn’t even qualify as that, except perhaps in China. But even the Shanghai market is back in rollicking form.
Dutch retailer Ahold said on Thursday that fourth-quarter net profit more than doubled, thanks to its domestic activities, and said it would increase its share buyback to 3 billion euros ($4 billion).
Danish flight attendants at Scandinavian airline SAS stopped work on Wednesday at Copenhagen's Kastrup international airport in a contract dispute, forcing the cancellation of dozens of flights.
Here some of Tuesday's big movers on European stock markets:Whitbread, Storebrand, Iberia, ABN Amro, Barclays, Friends Provident, Technical Olympic and Deutsche Post.
We are on the verge of marking the 50th anniversary of the European Union -- taking as its birth the Treaty of Rome -- and politicians will spend this weekend in Berlin toasting the treaty.
Britain's media regulator Ofcom said on Tuesday it would investigate the pay TV industry, dominated by BSKyB, and decide whether the market should be referred for scrutiny by competition regulators.
Nokia, the world's largest maker of mobile phones, said Monday that it filed complaints against wireless technology company Qualcomm in Germany and the Netherlands.
Here some of Monday's big movers on European stock markets: TUI, ABN Amro, Capitalia, AstraZeneca and Alcatel-Lucent.
Britain's Barclays is expected to confirm on Monday it is in preliminary merger talks with ABN AMRO Holding, British newspapers reported.
Britain's Imperial Tobacco will continue to push for a deal to acquire Franco-Spanish tobacco company Altadis, which rejected an offer of 45 euros ($59) a share.