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Company Results & Outlooks

Ryanair says profit guidance unchanged despite weaker fares

DUBLIN, Aug 26 Ryanair does not plan to change its profit guidance despite seeing weaker than expected average fares over the summer months, the airline said on Friday after a briefing for industry analysts.

UPDATE 1-India's Tata Motors Q1 net profit halves on forex loss post-Brexit vote

* Tata Motors CFO says monitoring, assessing UK, EU markets (Adds executive comments, result details)

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UPDATE 2-UK's Restaurant Group to sell or close 33 outlets

Aug 26 Britain's Restaurant Group will sell or close 33 outlets, it announced on Friday, sending shares in the operator of Frankie and Benny's and other brands up more than seven percent.

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Pension changes boost demand for Marshall's paving products

LONDON, Aug 26 British landscape products firm Marshalls has benefited from older people spending money on new driveways and patios after restrictions on pension savings were eased last year, it said on Friday.

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BRIEF-Adval Tech Holding H1 total income of CHF 110.5 mln

* H1 total income of 110.5 million Swiss francs ($114.33 million)(1H 2015: 110.6 million Swiss francs)

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BRIEF-Schaffner Holding H1 2015/16 net sales CHF 92.6 mln (Swiss GAAP FER)

* Decided to convert consolidated financial statements from IFRS to Swiss GAAP FER (FER), retroactive effect as of oct 1, 2015

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UPDATE 1-Sibanye Gold H1 earnings surge, focus on safety

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 25 South African-focused bullion and platinum producer Sibanye Gold posted a six-fold surge in interim earnings on Thursday on a sharply higher rand-gold price and said it was refocusing on safety after a spike in fatalities.

25 Aug 2016

UPDATE 1-Oil refiners face reprieve as maintenance tames fuel glut

* Diesel, gasoline stocks to drop due to autumn refinery work

Regulatory News 24 Aug 2016

BRIEF-Paddy Power Betfair CEO says use of excess cash a conversation for 2017

* Paddy Power Betfair CEO says conversations around future M&A, returning excess cash to shareholders for 12 months time Further company coverage: (Reporting By Padraic Halpin)

24 Aug 2016

UPDATE 2-Glencore's underlying profit falls, lowers debt target

* Sees more progress on cutting debt (Adds context, detail, comment)

24 Aug 2016
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