German survey props up European shares

LONDON - Stock markets in Europe recovered from a poor start on Thursday after a batch of more optimistic than expected surveys of German and euro zone purchasing managers leavened an otherwise shaky mood.

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Euro zone business growth unexpectedly gains pace, prices still falling: PMI

LONDON, - Euro zone businesses performed much better than anyone expected this month but did so by slashing prices again, and optimism about the future fell to its lowest level in over a year, surveys showed on Thursday.

4:09am EDT

Credit Suisse CEO says sees no material issues in forex probe

ZURICH - Credit Suisse does not see material issues related to the global probe into the $5 trillion-a-day foreign exchange market, the Zurich-based bank's chief executive said on Thursday.

4:45am EDT

Buffett copycats risk a pounding as Berkshire portfolio suffers

NEW YORK - It's not been a good time for Warren Buffett wannabes.

1:25am EDT

Finland's Nokia reports strong profits from networks

HELSINKI - Finland's Nokia beat market expectations as it reported strong third-quarter profit growth and lifted the profitability outlook for its core network gear unit on the back of large network roll-outs in North America and China.

4:44am EDT

Tesco scraps profit outlook as accounting black hole deepens

LONDON - Tesco reported a bigger than expected hole in its finances on Thursday after finding accounting mistakes had gone back further than initially thought, forcing Britain’s biggest grocer to scrap its full-year profit outlook.

5:23am EDT


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