European bourses closed lower on Wednesday, as investors monitored mixed earnings reports.
CNBC’s Gemma Acton discusses Societe Generale’s first-half earnings, which saw the lender’s profitability decline; although it saw strong growth in Russia and Africa.
Continued pain at Societe Generale's domestic retail division and a decline in the profitability of its global banking arm during the second quarter was partially mitigated.
More than half of the world’s large corporations are looking into blockchain (distributed ledger technology), according to a study.
French bank Societe Generale has teamed up with the Singapore Exchange to introduce so-called "daily leverage certificates" into Asia.
Deutsche Bank, HSBC, KBC, Natixis, Rabobank, Societe Generale and Unicredit are the banks that are part of the consortium.
The European Central Bank could be expected to continue its quantitative easing (QE) program into 2019 despite announcing at its most recent policy meeting that the region’s growth prospects now look “broadly balanced”, Societe Generale has suggested.
European bourses closed lower on Friday as losses in energy companies weighed down major bourses.
Singapore's second largest lender by assets OCBC said Monday its Indonesian subsidiary will start a private banking unit.
OCBC announced Thursday it is buying NAB's private wealth business in Singapore and Hong Kong – the latest sign of consolidation in Asia's wealth industry.
European markets closed near 21-month highs Tuesday, supported by an upbeat session on Wall Street and a stabilization in commodity prices.
European stocks closed lower Monday as investors reacted to Emmanuel Macron French election victory.
European equities look on course to achieve double-digit growth before the year is out, according to one investment manager who is predicting a return to 2007 highs.
European markets provisionally closed higher on Thursday after being buoyed by corporate earnings.
French stocks hit a nine-year high on Thursday but the CAC 40 has further to go.
Societe Generale reported a drop in profits for the first three months of the year on Thursday.
European markets closed higher after centrist presidential candidate, Macron, secured a first round victory in the French election.
The euro plummeted to six week lows against the dollar on Wednesday amidst concerns over the French general election.
Gold fell on Tuesday as reinforced expectations of an increase to U.S. interest rates next month pushed the dollar higher.
The dollar headed for a second day of losses on Thursday, falling against the euro, yen and the basket of currencies.