Posts Tagged ‘Profits’

Chinese Industrial Profits Rise 25.3% as Europe Dims Outlook

Chinese industrial companies’ profits rose 25.3 percent from a year earlier in the first 10 months of 2011 even as Europe’s sovereign-debt crisis dims the outlook for demand and growth. View full post on Finance Stories

Tim Hortons profits soar

Shares in Oakville, Ont.-based Tim Hortons rise after the coffee and doughnut chain operator reported profits soared 40 per cent in the third quarter on generated higher sales. View full post on Canada Business Stories

Air Canada to keep a lid on growth

Air Canada warned Friday it will keep a lid on increasing its capacity next year, as it reported a sharp drop in operating profits in its third quarter. View full post on Canada Business Stories

HMV recovery drive

SLIDING demand for music CDs and DVDs left HMV nursing lower sales and profits but the entertainment retailer said its recovery drive was on track. View full post on Business Stories

Tax raid on oil sparks profits fear

THE Government’s tax grab on North Sea oil companies is set to hit profits growth at the owner of British Gas. View full post on Business Stories

Asian stocks in retreat for a second day

Shares in the region were lower, with the Nikkei off more than 1% as Japanese games makers, including Sony, slumped after Nintendo reported its second year of falling profits View full post on UK Business Stories

Kingfisher hit but hopeful

TAX rises and government spending cuts in the UK hit B&Q owner Kingfisher but a strong overseas performance helped it to forecast profits at the top end of hopes. View full post on Business Stories

Profits boost for Arcadia

Sir Philip Green’s fashion empire has revealed higher profits despite difficult conditions on the high street. Related Stories John Lewis reports bumber sales Banks in talks over reducing bonuses Fuel prices push inflation to 3.2% 1,800 more jobs to go at Rok Centrica profits days after hikes View full post on UK Business Stories

‘Further fall’ in number of house hunters

The number of people looking to buy a home has fallen for the fifth month in a row as activity in the housing market continues to slow Related Stories Shell profits jump Double-digit profits rise for Ryanair Rising demand ‘to boost small firm output’ Landlords looking to buy Big UK China deals announced View full […]

Lower sales hit InBev’s profits

Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev reports a fall in profits as its beer sales decline in North America and Western Europe. View full post on Business Stories