RBS Confirms it Fired Staff Over Libor Scandal
The state-controlled bank confirmed it dismissed employees for misconduct as a result of its investigations into the Libor interest rate rigging scandal.
Airbus Takes 301 Plane Orders Since Start of 2012
The European planemaker has a 30% market share against its U.S. rival Boeing as orders topped 300 in the first seven months of the year.
AIG CEO: We're Looking for Right Time to Sell AIA
Bob Benmosche said the insurer is looking for the right time and the right price to sell its stake in the Asian insurer AIA Group.
Madrid Stocks Correct Overreaction To Draghi; Banks Rise
Spanish stocks were up 3.7% at 6606 at 1123 GMT, as investors continued to digest Thursday's comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and looked for the positives in his words.
Spain PM: Difficult to Refinance Debt
Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said the country's biggest problem is its inability to refinance debts.
Singapore Airlines Unit Orders 54 Boeing Jets for Regional Unit
Singapore Airlines Ltd. (C6L.SG) on Friday announced an order for 54 Boeing Co. (BA) aircraft valued at US$4.9 billion, its biggest single purchase in six years, for regional unit SilkAir, which currently operates jets from Boeing rival Airbus.
Procter & Gamble Net Rises 45% on Gain
Procter & Gamble Co.'s (PG) fiscal fourth-quarter earnings rose 45%, due to gains from selling its snacks unit, though the world's largest consumer-products company's sales declined and margins slipped.
Exxon Mobil, Shell and Lukoil Bid for Ukraine Fields -Interfax
Russia's OAO Lukoil Holdings (LKOH.RS) and a consortium led by Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) have submitted bids for an oil-and-gas field on Ukraine's Black Sea shelf, Interfax reported Friday.
Philex Suspends Padcal Mine Operations After Tailings Pond Spill
Philex Mining Corp. (PX.PH) said Friday that it has suspended operations at its Padcal copper-gold mine after the mine's tailings pond was flooded after Typhoon Saola hit the northern Philippines earlier this week.
Agrium 2Q Profit Up 20% On Strong Demand; Plans Issuer Bid
Agrium Inc. (AGU) said late Thursday that second-quarter earnings were up 20% to a record level, as sales benefited from strong demand for all crop input products and services.