Publicis Groupe SA (PUBP.PA)
BARCELONA Business circles remain optimistic about the future economic policies of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, Publicis Chief Executive Officer Maurice Levy said on Friday.
* Levy reiterates tone of caution over Q4 (adds Levy's comments on Q4, shares)
BARCELONA, Nov 18 Business circles remain optimistic about the future economic policies of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, Publicis Chief Executive Officer Maurice Levy said on Friday.
* Shares up 3.9 pct (Adds more on sterling, European focus)
* Publicis' Maurice Levy confirms company's board favours internal candidacies to replace him as CEO
PARIS, Oct 20 Shares in France's Publicis Groupe SA fell on Thursday after underlying third-quarter sales growth stalled, undershooting forecasts, and as the company's boss expressed caution over the prospects for next year.
PARIS, Oct 20 France's Publicis Groupe SA on Thursday said third-quarter sales grew by a mere 0.2 percent on an organic basis to 2.32 billion euros ($2.55 billion), following the loss of large media accounts in the United States in 2015.
* Publicis Media's Zenith will lead assignment which will include current Coty brands and P&G specialty beauty business* brand portfolio
LONDON Spending on global advertising will grow by a better-than-expected 4.4 percent this year, led by the United States, a leading forecaster said on Monday.
LONDON WPP , the world's largest advertising group, reported a better than expected jump in first-half net sales and said its British operations showed signs in July of a "post-Brexit recovery", sending its shares to a record high.