Company Results & Outlooks

BRIEF-Pace H1 revenue falls 13.6 pct to $1.14 bln

* Gross profit up 5.4% to $245.8m (h1 2013: $233.1m), gross margin 21.6% (h1 2013: 17.7%)

UPDATE 1-Ryanair lifts profit guidance after first quarter surge

* Net profit rises to 197 mln euros vs 157 mln euros forecast

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Ryanair lifts profit guidance after strong first quarter

DUBLIN, July 28 - Ryanair boosted its annual profit guidance on Monday after booking a better-than-expected first quarter in which net income rose 152 percent from a year earlier.

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PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - July 28

July 28 - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

M&A, Regulatory News 2:08am BST

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 28

July 28 - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

M&A, Regulatory News 1:40am BST

UPDATE 3-AbbVie profit beats estimates on surging Humira sales

July 25 - AbbVie Inc, which last week announced plans to buy Dublin-based drugmaker Shire Plc for $55 billion, reported stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings on surging sales of its Humira treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.

Lloyds bill for mis-selling insurance to top 10 bln stg -analysts

LONDON, July 24 - Lloyds Banking Group is expected to set aside another 500 million pounds ($849 million) to compensate customers mis-sold loan insurance, bringing its total bill so far to over 10 billion pounds.

25 Jul 2014

UPDATE 3-Rosneft lines up anti-sanctions measures, net income up

* Rosneft CEO says company working to offset sanctions effect

M&A, 25 Jul 2014

UPDATE 3-Anglo American chief confident of turnaround despite weak prices

* Lonmin interested in buying Amplats' stake in Pandora JV

25 Jul 2014

UPDATE 3-RBS privatisation prospects brighten after surprise profit

* Q2 pretax profit of 1 bln stg far exceeded expectations

25 Jul 2014
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