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  • PURCHASE, N.Y. _ PepsiCo Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $1.34 billion. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 92 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $12.41 billion.

  • DANBURY, Conn. _ Praxair Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $462 million. For the current quarter ending in July, Praxair expects its per-share earnings to range from $1.67 to $1.72. Analysts surveyed by Zacks had forecast adjusted earnings per share of $1.65.

  • LONDON, April 26- Facebook will introduce new measures to boost transparency around adverts in Britain by June this year and require political ads to be clearly labeled, the firm's Chief Technology Officer told a British parliamentary committee. In a written submission to the UK parliament's media committee, Mike Schroepfer said those wanting to run...

  • KYOTO, Japan _ Kyocera Corp. on Thursday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $78.3 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Kyoto, Japan- based company said it had a loss of 21 cents per share. Kyocera shares have declined 13 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MAPLE PLAIN, Minn. _ Proto Labs Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $18.1 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 69 cents per share. Proto Labs shares have risen 16 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • *ECB Rate decision 1145 GMT, press conference at 1230 GMT. LONDON, April 26- Euro zone government borrowing costs inched down on Thursday as investors wait to see whether the European Central Bank will offer any clues on the timing and pace of unwinding its ultra-easy monetary stimulus. "The market is expecting Draghi to focus on the softer data, concerns about...

  • CANTON, Mass. _ Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $50.2 million. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 52 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $301.4 million.

  • April 26- Hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc's quarterly profit more than tripled on Thursday, as more people booked rooms at higher prices. Hilton posted net income attributable to stockholders of $161 million, or 51 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March. 31, compared with $47 million, or 14 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • PARIS/ FRANKFURT, April 26- French utility Engie and German solar battery maker sonnen have teamed up to offer a package of solar panels and home power storage to French households, they said on Thursday. Herve-Matthieu Ricour, head of Engie's French retail unit, said in Paris the utility estimated there were about three million power customers in France with...

  • The company said its Frito-Lay North America snacks business had strong performance with a 3 percent organic revenue growth. PepsiCo's net income rose to $1.34 billion, or 94 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 24, from $1.32 billion, or 91 cents per share, a year earlier. Total revenue rose 4.3 percent to $12.56 billion, topping analysts' estimate of...

  • LONDON, April 26- Britain's FTSE was flat on Wednesday, failing to ride a timid bounce by European shares as a missed cash flow forecast from Royal Dutch Shell disappointed investors and weighed heavily on the blue chip index. The FTSE was flat at 0904 GMT, slightly below the broader European market boosted by encouraging corporate results at the exception of...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- Gold and diamond companies including Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Richline Group Inc joined with IBM to develop blockchain technology to track the origin of jewelry and ensure it is ethically sourced, the companies said on Thursday. The joint initiative dubbed TrustChain aims to make it easier for consumers to track diamonds and precious...

  • BERLIN— The German government expects new U.S. import tariffs on steel and aluminum to hit the European Union from next week. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity ahead of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's upcoming trip to Washington. Her trip follows hot on the heels of French President Emmanuel Macron's three-day state visit to Washington earlier...

  • DUBLIN 2, Ireland _ Allegion PLC on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $72.2 million. On a per-share basis, the Dublin 2, Ireland- based company said it had profit of 75 cents. Allegion expects full-year earnings in the range of $4.35 to $4.50 per share.

  • LONDON, April 26- Facebook will introduce new measures to boost transparency around adverts in Britain by June this year and require political ads to be clearly labelled, the firm's Chief Technology Officer told a British parliamentary committee. In a written submission to the UK parliament's media committee, Mike Schroepfer said those wanting to run...

  • PRAGUE _ Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $7.3 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on CETV at https://www.zacks.com/ap/CETV.

  • *Engie decided against buying Direct Energie. *Engie had no need for entry ticket into power market. PARIS, April 26- Engie CEO Isabelle Kocher said the French utility has no plans for a German-style split of its activities and had considered buying independent power retailer Direct Energie but decided against it.

  • TOKYO _ Nomura Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $209.3 million. The Tokyo- based company said it had earnings of 6 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $2.02 billion, or 57 cents per share.

  • LONDON, April 26- Oil rose on Thursday, supported by expectations of renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran, declining output in Venezuela and ongoing strong demand. The oil price has risen by 15 percent in the last four weeks thanks to expectations that the United States will re-impose sanctions against Iran, a major oil producer and member of the Organization of the...

  • TOKYO, April 26- Japan's top steelmakers Nippon Steel& Sumitomo Metal Corp and JFE Holdings Inc on Thursday posted a jump in annual profits, led by solid local demand and higher prices for steel products. The solid performances come despite lingering worries over global trade after the United States imposed import duties on steel, and follows a data cheating...