LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSa.L) reported a 33 percent increase in quarterly earnings on Thursday, beating analyst forecasts despite impairments of almost $2 billion after producing more liquids and selling at higher prices.
... * North American cold snap cost firm 65 million pounds. * British Gas average bill seen down 90 pounds/year on less use. * Still expects Russian gas imports to start in October.
�In the course of an independent review on the board's behalf by Willkie Farr & Gallagher of the potential need for disclosure of certain previous transactions to the market, evidence has been identified of the receipt of unauthorised payments potentially for the ...
Just days after a �3bn merger between Balfour Beatty and Carillion was made public, the deal has fallen apart. But analysts say it may not be the end of the story, with the prospect of Carillion going hostile.
Argentina has defaulted on its debt for the second time in 13 years after it failed to reach an agreement with a group of creditors demanding full repayment of some of the nation's bonds on Wednesday.