Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin SCA (MICP.PA)
* H1 PRETAX PROFIT 28.5 MILLION STG VERSUS 13.8 MILLION STG YEAR AGO
PARIS French tire maker Michelin's revenue fell 6.3 percent in the first quarter on weaker sales to carmakers in China and the United States, compounded by the effects of a stronger euro.
PARIS, April 23 French tyre maker Michelin's revenue fell 6.3 percent in the first quarter on weaker sales to carmakers in China and the United States, compounded by the effects of a stronger euro.
PARIS, April 23 French tyre maker Michelin said first-quarter revenue fell 6.3 percent on weaker Chinese and U.S. demand and the effects of a stronger euro.
Weir Group Plc , which makes pumps and valves for the mining and energy industries, said it had agreed to buy ESCO Corp. for $1 billion as it looks to bolster its mining business.
April 9 Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin SCA:
PARIS, March 21 French tyre manufacturer Michelin said on Wednesday it had agreed to a joint venture with automotive and pharmaceutical distribution specialist CFAO to sell premium tyres in Kenya and Uganda.
* CFAO AND MICHELIN TEAM-UP TO MARKET HIGH-QUALITY TIRES IN KENYA AND UGANDA
* Fenner jumps 24 pct on $1.7 bln Michelin bid (Updates prices, adds details)
LONDON, March 20 Britain's FTSE index was Europe's best performer on Tuesday, with banks leading the gains after data showed a small slowdown in inflation that was unlikely to deter the Bank of England from raising rates this year.