RWE AG (RWEG_p.DE)
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FRANKFURT Margins at German energy group RWE's gas-fired power plants were higher than expected in the first half, it said on Monday, helping it forecast full-year profits at the upper end of its outlook range.
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Aug 14 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1000 GMT on Monday:
LONDON, Aug 14 European shares enjoyed a relief rally on Monday after geopolitical tension had sent them to their worst weekly losses of the year.
FRANKFURT, Aug 14 RWE has sold the bulk of its 2018, 2019 and 2020 power generation from nuclear and brown coal-fired plants in Germany, the utility's first half earnings report showed on Monday.
MADRID/FRANKFURT Spanish power company Gas Natural has fired the starting gun in what is expected to be the biggest upheaval among European utility companies for a decade.
BERLIN/FRANKFURT, June 26 The DAX top-30 index looked set to open 0.3 percent higher on Monday, according to premarket data from brokerage Lang & Schwarz at 0609 GMT.