CRH PLC (CRH.I)
19 Sep 2019
Sept 5 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 26 points higher at 7,337 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * BREXIT: The British parliament voted on Wednesday to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31, but rejected his first bid to call a snap election two weeks before the scheduled exit. * HONG KONG: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday withdrew an extradition bill that triggered mo
Gangbusters second-quarter results from U.S. retailers Target and Lowe yesterday show the U.S. consumer continues to happily spend, and the figures come on top of Walmart’s forecast-beating earnings last week.
* A look at the day ahead from deputy EMEA markets editor Sujata Rao. The views expressed are her own.
DUBLIN, Aug 22 Ireland's CRH announced another 350 million euro ($388 million) round of share buybacks on Thursday after its earnings rose by 5% on a like-for-like basis in the first half and it said it expected further progress in the second half.
LONDON European funds managing $2 trillion (£1.6 trillion) in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to do so could put their business models at risk.
(This story clarifies that global cement industry accounts for 7% of carbon dioxide emissions, according to the International Energy Agency, not greenhouse gas emissions.)
LONDON, July 22 European funds managing $2 trillion in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to do so could put their business models at risk.
July 16 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Tuesday:
LONDON, July 16 (LPC) - Bank of America Merrill Lynch looks set to take a leading role on a debt financing backing private equity firm Blackstone’s €1.64bn acquisition of Irish building materials supplier CRH’s European distribution arm, banking sources said.