Germany

RWE's net profit to stabilise at lower level, CEO says

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ESSEN, Germany - Germany's RWE said it expected profits to stabilise beyond 2014, albeit at a lower level, as it targets customer-friendly products in an attempt to offset a decline in traditional power generation.

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RWE sees net income stabilising at lower levels after 2014 16 Apr 2014

ESSEN, Germany - Germany's RWE said it expected its net income to stabilise beyond 2014, albeit at lower levels, as it targets customer-friendly products in a bid to offset a decline in traditional power generation.

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Germany assures Brussels its current account balance will shrink 15 Apr 2014

BERLIN - Germany reassured Brussels on Tuesday its current account surplus, the world's largest, would shrink in coming years and it was taking steps to boost spending at home, following criticism from the European Commission.

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Lufthansa to keep on with Score restructuring after 2015 15 Apr 2014

FRANKFURT - Germany's Lufthansa will continue with measures to cut costs and drive revenue even after its current restructuring programme, dubbed Score and due to run only until 2015, has ended, its outgoing chief executive said.

Symrise buys French food ingredient maker Diana from Ardian 14 Apr 2014

PARIS/FRANKFURT - Germany's Symrise , the world's fourth-largest scents and flavours company, has agreed to buy French food ingredient maker Diana Group from private equity firm Ardian, a deal that will expand its activities into the pet food market.

Symrise bids to acquire French food ingredient maker Diana 13 Apr 2014

FRANKFURT - Germany's Symrise , the world's fourth largest scents and flavours company, has made a binding offer to acquire French food ingredient maker Diana Group in a deal that would expand its activities into the pet food market.

Symrise bids to acquire French food ingredient maker Diano 12 Apr 2014

FRANKFURT - Germany's Symrise , the world's fourth largest scents and flavours company, has made a binding offer to acquire French food ingredient maker Diana Group in a deal that would expand its activities into the pet food market.

Germany plans better protection for small investors 12 Apr 2014

BERLIN - Germany plans to improve protection for small investors by imposing stricter regulations on companies marketing financial products to the public, the finance ministry said on Saturday.

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Uniqlo steps up Europe push with stores in Berlin and Paris 11 Apr 2014

PARIS/BERLIN - Japanese casual wear chain Uniqlo opens its first store in Germany on Friday, as it accelerates expansion in Europe in a bid by its parent company Fast Retailing Co Ltd to become the world's top fashion retailer by 2020.

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Uniqlo steps up Europe push with stores in Berlin and Paris 11 Apr 2014

PARIS/BERLIN - Japanese casual wear chain Uniqlo opens its first store in Germany on Friday, as it accelerates expansion in Europe in a bid by its parent company Fast Retailing Co Ltd to become the world's top fashion retailer by 2020.

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Deadly gun attack in eastern Ukraine shakes fragile Geneva accord

SLAVIANSK/YENAKIEVO, Ukraine - At least three people were killed in a gunfight in the early hours of Sunday near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian separatists, shaking an already fragile international accord that was designed to avert a wider conflict. | Video