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  • AMSTERDAM _ Koninklijke Philips NV on Monday reported third-quarter net income of $370.2 million. On a per-share basis, the Amsterdam- based company said it had net income of 39 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Frans van Houten, chief executive officer of Royal Philips NV

    Dutch health technology company Philips said Monday its core profits in the third quarter rose 12 percent to $626.11 million.

  • *Senate passes budget plan that could usher in tax reform. *Stock futures portend firm start for Wall Street. LONDON, Oct 20- European stocks, the dollar and bond yields climbed on Friday as investors speculated that the "Trumpflation trade" could be back in play, after the U.S. Senate approved a budget blueprint that paves the way for tax cuts.

  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands— Schlumberger NV on Friday reported third-quarter profit of $545 million. The average estimate of 14 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 42 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands— An international team investigating the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine appealed Thursday for information about a photograph which prosecutors believe features the Buk rocket that blew the passenger jet out of the sky, killing all 298 on board. The Boeing 777 was shot down July 17, 2014, over conflict-torn...

  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands— Unilever, the consumer products giant that owns brands including Dove, Lipton and Knorr, was buffeted by bad weather in the United States and Europe and a strong euro in the third quarter. Underlying sales fell 2.9 percent in North America as soft market conditions "were exacerbated by the impact on our sales of the hurricanes in Florida and...

  • *2017 output for Indonesia, Malaysia revised downward. Mistry said palm oil prices would rise due to tight inventory levels as production recovery in Malaysia and Indonesia was weaker than expected. Indonesia and Malaysia produce nearly 90 percent of global palm oil.

  • *Kirkuk- Ceyhan pipeline oil flow falls to 225,000 bpd- source. *Iraq crisis, U.S.- Iran tensions trigger crude risk premium. AMSTERDAM, Oct 18- Brent oil prices rose to a three-week high on Wednesday as weekly U.S. crude inventories are expected to have fallen steeply and geopolitical tensions around oil-rich Iraq and Iran raised risk premiums.

  • *Kirkuk- Ceyhan pipeline oil flow falls to 225,000 bpd- source. *Iraq crisis, U.S.- Iran tensions trigger crude risk premium. AMSTERDAM, Oct 18- Brent oil prices rose to a three-week high on Wednesday as weekly U.S. crude inventories are expected to have fallen steeply and geopolitical tensions around oil-rich Iraq and Iran raised risk premiums.

  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands— Dutch paints and chemicals company AkzoNobel says its net profit fell by 24 percent in the third quarter to 216 million euros as higher raw material costs and unfavorable exchange rates canceled out a slight rise in revenue. Earlier this year, AkzoNobel rejected a string of unsolicited takeover bids from American rival PPG Industries,...

  • Akzo Nobel, the Dutch maker of Dulux paint, reported lower-than-expected third-quarter operating earnings of 383 million euros.

  • SEOUL, South Korea— The environmental group Greenpeace issued a report on Tuesday giving technology titans including Samsung Electronics, Amazon and Huawei low marks for their environmental impact. Many of the biggest technology companies failed to deliver on commitments to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and are still reluctant to commit fully to...

  • MILAN, Oct 13- Milan is hoping that Spain's Catalonia crisis will give the Italian city a boost in getting to host the European Medicines Agency, the European Union agency quitting London because of Brexit. Roberto Maroni, government chief of Lombardia, whose capital is Milan, reckons the independence crisis has effectively eliminated Barcelona as EMA...

  • *France already Airbnb's 2nd- largest market for vacation rentals. PARIS, Oct 12- Business travellers to France are in the sights of online rental marketplace Airbnb, according to a senior official on Thursday at the company best known for hosting holidaymakers. "We think there are very good prospects for Airbnb in business travel and France is definitely a...

  • *France already Airbnb's 2nd- largest market for vacation rentals. PARIS, Oct 12- Business travellers to France are in the sights of online rental marketplace Airbnb, according to a senior official on Thursday at the company best known for hosting holidaymakers. "We think there are very good prospects for Airbnb in business travel and France is definitely a...

  • *France already Airbnb's 2nd- largest market for vacation rentals. PARIS, Oct 12- Business travelers to France are in the sights of online rental marketplace Airbnb, according to a senior official on Thursday at the company best known for hosting holidaymakers. "We think there are very good prospects for Airbnb in business travel and France is definitely a market...

  • *France already Airbnb's 2nd- largest market for vacation rentals. PARIS, Oct 12- Business travelers to France are in the sights of online rental marketplace Airbnb, according to a senior official on Thursday at the company best known for hosting holidaymakers. "We think there are very good prospects for Airbnb in business travel and France is definitely a market...

  • SANTIAGO, Oct 12- European banks are stepping up their financing of Chile's embattled salmon farmers, sensing a rebound from years of environmental catastrophes and disease that have left Santiago- listed lenders more wary of the sector. Three of Chile's largest salmon producers- Pesquera Camanchaca, Australis Seafoods and Multiexport Foods- have announced...

  • Ralph Hamers, chief executive officer of ING Groep NV, gestures while speaking at the Handelsblatt banking summit in Frankfurt, Germany, on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Officer John Cryan called for an end to the era of cheap money in Europe, saying that the prolonged period of rock-bottom interest rates is starting to inflate asset bubbles and putting the bank at a disadvantage to U.S. rivals.

    The CEO of a major European bank offered a stark warning for his industry on Thursday, suggesting that years of accommodative policy by global central banks could quickly turn sour.

  • BRUSSELS— The number of air travel passengers in the European Union increased by 5.9 percent last year, continuing a steady rise over the past decade. It was followed by Germany, Spain, France and Italy. London's Heathrow airport remained on top when it came to passenger transport, followed by Paris' Charles de Gaulle.