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Shares of APR Energy Plc (APR.L, APRYY.PK, APRYF.PK) plunged around 17 percent in the morning trading in London after the electric utility Friday announced the appointment of Baroness Denise Kingsmill as Vice Chairman of the Board, with immediate effect. The shares had declined in August as well when...

Dutch paints maker Akzo Nobel NV (AKZOY.PK, AKZOY) said it has started operations at its state-of-the-art vehicle refinishes plant in Changzhou, China, the company's 30th manufacturing facility in the country. The new factory adds around 25 million liters of capacity for Sikkens, Lesonal and Prime...

Vitae Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s (VTAE) shares climbed around 39 percent in the after hours trading in the Nasdaq on Thursday after the clinical-stage biotechnology company announced positive top-line results from clinical trials in treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's disease. The studies were part...

New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc.'s (EDU) first-quarter net income attributable to New Oriental slid to $112.36 million, or $0.71 per ADS, from $126.48 million, or $0.81 per ADS, last year. On a non-GAAP basis, quarterly net income per ADS attributable to New Oriental amounted to $0.73....

Shares of Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc (HIK.L, HKMPY.PK) declined around 5percent in the morning trading in London after the company announced Friday that it received a Warning Letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or FDA on Thursday related to the inspection of its manufacturing facility in...

Construction and engineering company Ballast Nedam (BLSNF.PK) Friday said its losses continued to rise in the third quarter of 2014, amid lower revenues. According to the company, increasing losses on the A15 Maasvlakte - Vaanplein highway project, which stemmed from considerable additional cost overruns,...

Koninklijke Ten Cate NV (KNKCF.PK), a Dutch textiles company operating in the aerospace, defense and sports sectors, reported Friday that its third-quarter net profit increased 10 percent to 9.2 million euros from last year's 8.4 million euros. The company said the 2013 results have been adjusted...

Electric utility APR Energy Plc (APR.L, APRYY.PK, APRYF.PK) Friday announced the appointment of Baroness Denise Kingsmill as Vice Chairman of the Board. The appointment will be made with immediate effect. Kingsmill previously served as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, a role she held since...

British education company and book publisher Pearson plc (PSO, PSON.L) reported that its nine-month sales grew by 1% at constant exchange rates; and level in underlying terms. Looking ahead, the company confirmed its full-year guidance, still projecting adjusted earnings per share to be between 62 pence...

Swedish automaker Volvo AB (VOLVY.PK) Friday said that the number of members of Volvo's Group Executive Team is being reduced to 10 from 16. This is due to the merger of the current three sales and market regions in the truck operation into a single global sales organization, as well as creating...

Swedish mobile network equipment maker Ericsson (ERIC) reported Friday a 13 percent decline in third-quarter net income to 2.6 billion Swedish kronor from last year's 3 billion kronor. Earnings per share were 0.81 krona, down 10 percent from last year's 0.90 krona. Operating income fell 8 percent...

Swedish auto giant AB Volvo (VOLVY.PK) reported Friday that its third-quarter income was 1.55 billion Swedish kronor, higher than last year's 1.42 billion kronor. Earnings per share were 0.74 krona, compared to 0.68 krona a year ago. The latest results included restructuring charges of 659 million...

Europe's organic food producer Royal Wessanen NV (KJWNY.PK) Friday reported a rise in third-quarter Normalised operating result or EBITE to 4.9 million euros, from 3.8 million euros a year before. Year-over-year, profit for the period climbed to 5.7 million euros from 3.7 million euros, with earnings...

French industrial and medical gases maker Air Liquide SA (AIQUY.PK) reported Friday that its third-quarter revenue edged up 1 percent to 3.80 billion euros from the prior year. On a comparable basis, revenues grew 4.3 percent. The company noted that the unfavorable currency translation effect observed...

German chemical giant BASF SE (BFA.L, BASFY.PK) Friday said third-quarter net income slipped to 1.043 billion euros from 1.096 billion euros in the previous year because of higher tax rate and increased minority interests. Earnings per share fell to 1.14 euros from 1.20 euros. Adjusted earnings per...