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  • LONDON, Oct 24- It is 100 years on Wednesday, using Russia's old calendar, since Vladimir Lenin's Bolsheviks stormed the Winter Palace in what is now St Petersburg and took power. Well, not in economic terms, according to research by Renaissance Capital, an investment bank specialising in the region. Pre-Soviet Russia lagged the major world powers in industrial...

  • The company's third-quarter revenue and earnings missed analysts' estimates, led by a 1.3 percent decline in international revenue to $746.6 million in the quarter ended Sept. 30. Interpublic's total revenue fell 1 percent to $1.9 billion, missing analysts' estimates of $1.96 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Its net income rose to $146.2 million...

  • Oct 24- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Tuesday, with earnings from a host of Dow components, including McDonald's and Caterpillar, likely to set the tone for the day. *Wall Street retreated from all-time highs on Monday, as declines in technology and industrial stocks weighed. *Strong earnings and hopes on President Donald Trump's tax plans moving forward...

  • NEW ORLEANS _ Entergy Corp. on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $401.6 million. Entergy expects full-year earnings in the range of $6.80 to $7.40 per share. Entergy shares have increased 16 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has risen 15 percent.

  • DETROIT— General Motors posted a huge paper loss last quarter due to charges from the sale of its European unit, but without that, the company made $2.5 billion before taxes. The $3 billion net loss came from a $5.4 billion charge for selling Opel and Vauxhall to France's PSA Group. Revenue without Europe fell 14 percent to $33.6 billion, but that also beat...

  • DETROIT, Oct 24- No. 1 U.S. automaker General Motors Co posted a quarterly net loss on Tuesday caused by charges related to the sale of its Opel unit in Europe to France's PSA Group, but excluding the charges the results beat analysts' expectations. Detroit- based GM posted a third-quarter net loss of $2.98 billion, or $2.03 per share, compared with a profit of $2.77...

  • MILAN— Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is reporting a 50 percent earnings increase in all markets even as global sales remain flat. Fiat Chrysler on Tuesday reported a net profit of 910 million euros in the three months ending Sept. 30, compared with 606 million euros in the same period last year. FCA maintained full-year earnings guidance of 3 billion euros on...

  • ORANGE, Conn. _ Avangrid Inc. on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $99 million. Avangrid expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.10 to $2.35 per share. Avangrid shares have increased 28 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • TAIPEI, Oct 24- Taiwanese carrier China Airlines Ltd expects to place an order for more than 20 Airbus SE or Boeing Co narrow body aircraft by the end of the year, the airline's president said on Tuesday. The aircraft being evaluated to replace 20 Boeing 737-800 s include the Airbus A320neo and A321neo and the Boeing 737 MAX 8, 9 and 10 models and the first deliveries...

  • Net income attributable to Biogen rose to $1.23 billion, or $5.79 per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, compared with $1.03 billion, or $4.71 per share, a year earlier. Sales for Spinraza were $271 million, beating consensus estimates of $249 million, compiled by SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. Excluding items, Biogen earned $6.31 per share, above analysts'...

  • NEW YORK _ Interpublic Group of Cos. on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $146.2 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 33 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.95 billion.

  • MARIETTA, Ohio _ Peoples Bancorp Inc. on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $10.9 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 51 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $42 million.

  • CORNING, N.Y. _ Corning Inc. on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $390 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 41 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.58 billion.

  • United Tech raised its 2017 adjusted earnings per share forecast to $6.58- $6.63 from $6.45- $6.60, and also raised the lower end of its sales forecast range to $59.0 billion- $59.5 billion from $58.5 billion- $59.5 billion. United Tech said income from continuing operations attributable to shareholders fell to $1.33 billion, or $1.67 per share, in the third...

  • Oct 24- Corning Inc, which makes the Gorilla Glass smartphone screen, reported a 37.3 percent rise in quarterly profit, driven by strong demand for fiber optic cables and connectors from network carriers and data center operators. Net income attributable to Corning rose to $390 million, or 39 cents per share, in the third quarter, from $284 million, or 26 cents per...

  • CINCINNATI _ Fifth Third Bancorp on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $1.01 billion. The average estimate of 13 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 48 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.55 billion.

  • ATLANTA _ Graphic Packaging Holding Co. on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $47.3 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 18 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.12 billion.

  • Profit after tax rose 3.3 percent to 37.26 billion rupees in the second quarter, beating the average analysts' estimate of 35.23 billion rupees, according to Thomson Reuters data. The results are the first since Vishal Sikka quit as chief executive in August after a lengthy feud between the board and the company founders that also led to a reorganisation of the...

  • TALLAHASSEE, Fla. _ Capital City Bank Group on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $4.6 million. The Tallahassee, Florida- based bank said it had earnings of 27 cents per share. Capital City Bank shares have climbed 20 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK— Sears will no longer sell Whirlpool appliances, ending a business relationship that dates make more than 100 years. In a note sent to its stores last week, Sears said that Whirlpool was making demands that would've made it difficult to sell its appliances at a competitive price. Sears has been ravaged by new competition for years, however, from stores like...