- Reuters - UK Focus•3 months ago
European shares edged higher Wednesday, supported by a rally in commodities-related stocks along with gains among Germany's Wirecard and France's Bouygues (Swiss: 487662.SW - news) after reporting results. Among the top risers, German payment processor Wirecard (Swiss: WDI.SW - news) rose 5.3 percent after issuing guidance for 2017, while France's Bouygues also rose 4 percent after maintaining its outlook following a forecast-beating rise in third quarter operating profit. A 5 percent fall in Bayer, however, weighed on the chemicals sector which dropped 1 percent and was the worst-performing European sector.
- Reuters•6 months ago
European equities set a new two-week high on Wednesday, with gains for shares including Germany's Commerzbank and French construction-to-media conglomerate Bouygues offsetting losses in the mining sector. Financials were in demand, with Commerzbank rising 4.5 percent after Germany's Manager Magazin reported that Deutsche Bank had considered a merger with the bank. Commerzbank shares also got support from Deutsche Bank Chief Executive John Cryan Europe saying Europe needs to see more banking mergers for the sector to be become more profitable.
- Reuters - UK Focus•6 months ago
French firms Bouygues (LSE: 0HAN.L - news) and Vallourec (LSE: 0NR2.L - news) denied that members of their boards who are also on the board of EDF had a conflict of interest when they voted in favour of the French utility's Hinkley Point nuclear project in Britain. EDF's board narrowly approved the controversial 18 billion pound ($23 billion) project in a 10-7 vote on July 28.
BYG.F: Summary for BOUYGUES SA INH. EO 1 - Yahoo Finance
Bouygues SA (BYG.F)
Frankfurt - Frankfurt Delayed price. Currency in EUR
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|Bid||34.89 x 19300|
|Ask||35.21 x 19300|
|Day's range||34.99 - 35.51|
|52-week range||25.04 - 37.27|
|PE ratio (TTM)||29.35|
|Dividend & yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y target est||N/A|