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  • STOCKHOLM _ Autoliv Inc. on Friday reported first-quarter earnings of $143.9 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.52 per share. Autoliv shares have fallen almost 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HOUSTON _ Group 1 Automotive Inc. on Friday reported first-quarter earnings of $32.7 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.71 per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.58 billion.

  • TYLER, Texas _ Southside Bancshares Inc. on Friday reported first-quarter earnings of $15 million. Southside Bancshares shares have fallen roughly 7 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Southside Bancshares, Earnings Report.

  • CALGARY, Alberta _ Vermilion Energy Inc. on Friday reported first-quarter net income of $33.6 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Calgary, Alberta- based company said it had profit of 28 cents. Keywords: Vermilion Energy, Earnings Report.

  • HOUSTON _ Calpine Corp. on Friday reported a loss of $56 million in its first quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 17 cents per share. Calpine shares have fallen 16 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HOUSTON _ KBR Inc. on Friday reported first-quarter earnings of $37 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 28 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • SUWANEE, Ga. _ Digirad Corp. on Friday reported a first-quarter loss of $2.1 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. Digirad expects full-year earnings in the range of 10 cents to 15 cents per share, with revenue expected to be $125 million. Digirad shares have risen 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 39 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.32 billion. Host Hotels expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $1.60 to $1.68 per share.

  • HIGHLAND HILLS, Ohio _ Olympic Steel Inc. on Friday reported first-quarter net income of $7.7 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. Olympic Steel shares have dropped 21 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Olympic Steel, Earnings Report.

  • In its annual report released on Friday, the company said the maximum Sorrell would receive this year would be well below the 48 million pounds he received in 2016 and the 70 million pounds in 2015- one of the biggest ever payouts in Britain. One of the best known businessmen in Britain, Sorrell built the advertising group WPP from a two-man operation in a London...

  • LONDON, April 28- Emerging equities slipped on Friday but were set for a fourth straight month of gains and currencies too have mostly strengthened in April, with the exception of the rouble which snapped a four-month winning streak. "April has been good for emerging markets, as well as the first quarter, and historically that is the case," Unicredit strategist...

  • LONDON, April 28- Britain's economy slowed sharply in the first three months of 2017 as higher inflation, boosted by last year's Brexit vote, hit spending on the high street and hurt other consumer-focused businesses. The Office for National Statistics said growth in the overall economy weakened to a one-year low of 0.3 percent in the January-March period from...

  • *Saudi Arabia sees non- OPEC deal compliance at 85 percent. Gains were also helped by a weaker dollar and signs that non- OPEC member Russia was fully compliant with output limits agreed among major producers late last year. "After all, the main drivers- OPEC production cut versus U.S. production gains- are unchanged."

  • TOKYO, April 28- The Bank of Japan said on Friday it plans to reduce purchases of medium-term Japanese Government Bonds in May, putting it firmly on course to seriously undershoot its official guidance to increase bond holding by 80 trillion yen a year. The BOJ will buy 250 billion yen to 350 billion yen of JGBs with three to five years left to maturity at each of its...

  • The company was delisted from the Milan bourse in 2015, where its shares had traded since 1922, following a mandatory offer launched by an investment vehicle controlled by China National Chemical Corp. It said Marco Polo would be granted 1.25 billion euros in bank financing to be repaid with the IPO proceeds. Pirelli would launch a 1.2 billion euro capital...

  • *South Korea defense ministry: No change in THAAD agreement. President Donald Trump told Reuters on Thursday he will either renegotiate or terminate what he called a "horrible" free trade deal with South Korea and said Seoul should pay for a U.S. anti-missile system that he priced at $1 billion. In an interview with Reuters, Trump called the five-year-old trade...

  • BEIJING, April 28- Bank of China Ltd, the country's fourth-biggest lender by assets, posted flat first-quarter net profit growth on Friday, missing estimates as bad loans weighed on its balance sheet. Profit was 46.6 billion yuan in the three months ended March 31, flat from 46.6 billion yuan a year earlier. Its NPLs topped 150.3 billion yuan at end-March compared...

  • *Profit rise driven by credit cards, UK bank. *To create 1,000 new jobs in UK in operations and technology. The British bank is seeking to press ahead with restructuring plans which have seen it shift towards a transatlantic U.S.- UK focus and an emphasis on investment banking under its American Chief Executive Jes Staley.

  • PORTLAND, Ore. _ Portland General Electric Co. on Friday reported first-quarter net income of $73 million. On a per-share basis, the Portland, Oregon- based company said it had net income of 82 cents. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 82 cents per share.

  • ISTANBUL, April 28- Turkey's central bank raised its inflation forecasts for this year and next on Friday and said it was ready to tighten policy further if needed, but added it was confident that its recent steps would start to bear fruit in the months ahead. Governor Murat Cetinkaya said monetary policy would remain tight until there was a significant...