Company Results & Outlooks
LONDON, March 31 - The return of volatility in global financial markets is expected to provide a boost to investment banking trading revenues in the first quarter after years in the doldrums.
TORONTO, March 31 - Amaya Inc, which recently acquired online gambling sites PokerStars and Full Tilt, reported a near eight-fold rise in quarterly adjusted earnings on Tuesday, and outlined plans to seek a secondary listing on the Nasdaq.
* Shares rise up to 5 percent (Adds detail, CEO, analyst comment, shares)
* Ceo says expects clearly less one-off effects this year compared to last year
LONDON, March 31 - British pubs and brewery group Marston's said on Tuesday it had agreed to buy the beer division of north west England-based Thwaites for 25.1 million pounds ($37 million).
March 31 - Royal London, Britain's largest mutually owned life, pensions and investment company, said its full-year EEV operating pretax profit rose 12 percent, boosted by robust new business, particularly in its intermediary pensions and wealth businesses.
LONDON, March 31 - British holiday company Thomas Cook is confident of meeting its full-year expectations, buoyed by higher winter bookings and improved trading across Europe ahead of its key summer season, it said on Tuesday.
* CEO says "not very worried" about collapse of Mr Bricolage deal
* Trading performance across group has been broadly in line with board's expectations
March 31 - British investment banking boutique Shore Capital Group Plc reported a nearly 54 percent rise in full-year profit, helped by resilient equity markets and a flurry of stock market listings in London last year.