EU will 'for sure' reach post-Brexit free trade deal with Britain
COPENHAGEN The European Union will reach a free trade deal with Britain after the country leaves, the bloc's trade commissioner said on Thursday.
Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) division MAN (MANG.DE) expects operating profit to rise significantly in the fiscal year 2017, as the company continues its diesel-engine unit restructuring, which started in September.
The German truck maker said on Thursday its operating profit rose to 204 million euros (178 million pounds) in 2016, up from 92 million in the previous year.
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(Reporting by Bartosz Dabrowski; Editing by Maria Sheahan)
FRANKFURT The European Central Bank stuck to its ultra-easy policy stance on Thursday as inflation continues to undershoot its target but explicitly acknowledged the vigour of the euro zone economy, now on its best run since the global financial crisis.