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Clariant, SABIC tighten links under new partnership

Sep 18 2018

ZURICH/BERLIN Switzerland's Clariant and new anchor shareholder Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) will merge their high-performance materials businesses and install a SABIC manager as head of the group as they strengthen their partnership.

Ryanair defiant as strike grounds flights in Germany

Sep 12 2018

BERLIN/LONDON Pilots and cabin crew at Ryanair in Germany staged a full-day walkout on Wednesday and threatened further strikes as management at Europe's largest low-cost carrier struggled to rein in an industrial relations revolt. | Video

UPDATE 3-Metro soars on takeover speculation as stake sold

Aug 27 2018

* Ceconomy shares gain more than 4 pct (Adds analyst comment, background)

Linde, Praxair in talks to sell assets to consortium of Messer, CVC

Jul 12 2018

FRANKFURT Germany's Linde and U.S. group Praxair are in advanced talks to sell assets to a consortium of German gases firm Messer Group GmbH and funds advised by CVC [CVC.UL] to gain regulatory approval for their planned $83 billion merger.

Thyssenkrupp board to seek new CEO after Hiesinger quits

Jul 06 2018

DUESSELDORF/FRANKFURT Thyssenkrupp will take its time to replace Chief Executive Heinrich Hiesinger after his resignation, dampening hopes of a speedy restructuring or even a break-up of the German industrial group. | Video

Shares in German online furniture retailer Home24 jump on debut

Jun 15 2018

FRANKFURT Shares in German online furniture retailer Home24 jumped on their Frankfurt stock market debut on Friday, riding a wave of investor enthusiasm for new technology listings.

Deutsche Post warns parcel restructuring will hit profit

Jun 08 2018

FRANKFURT Deutsche Post DHL set out plans to restructure its post and parcel delivery division to better cope with rising staff and transport costs and slashed its 2018 operating profit forecast by almost a quarter, sending its shares sharply lower.

Volkswagen's new CEO treads carefully on road to reform

Apr 13 2018

WOLFSBURG/BERLIN, Germany Volkswagen's new Chief Executive Herbert Diess embarked on the most far-reaching shake-up in the carmaker's history on Friday, seeking to unite a company whose feuding factions have often slowed reform. | Video

Volkswagen offers to buy back new diesels if bans introduced

Mar 29 2018

FRANKFURT Volkswagen will buy back new diesel cars if German cities ban them, it said on Thursday, seeking to reassure potential buyers and stem a plunge in sales of diesel vehicles.

Volkswagen offers to buy back new diesels if bans introduced

Mar 29 2018

FRANKFURT Volkswagen will buy back new diesel cars if German cities ban them, it said on Thursday, seeking to reassure potential buyers and stem a plunge in sales of diesel vehicles.

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