Paul Whitfield

Paul Whitfield is The Deal’s international mining and energy correspondent based in Paris, where he also covers international M&A across Europe, Australia and Asia. Whitfield has written extensively on the oil sector as well as the nuclear industry and the rise of China as a driver of commodity deals. Prior to joining The Deal, Whitfield was a finance and investment writer for a number of British national newspapers including The Independent, Daily Telegraph and Financial Times, as well as BBC. He has also worked as a financial journalist for BBC’s daily business show, “Working Lunch.”

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PSA Peugeot Leads Decliners In Paris Despite First Quarter Sales Beat

PSA Peugeot Leads Decliners In Paris Despite First Quarter Sales Beat

PSA Group shares fell after the carmaker posted a 4.9% increase in first quarter sales but said it will take "some time" to address ongoing issues in its China business.

Trump's Tax Cuts, U.S. Growth and a No-Show Shutdown Could Push Gold to $1,200

Trump's Tax Cuts, U.S. Growth and a No-Show Shutdown Could Push Gold to $1,200

Gold could slide this week if stronger-than-expected U.S. growth and Trump's tax cuts raise the prospects of Fed rate hikes, according to Goldman Sachs.

France's Far Right Candidate Le Pen Recasts Herself as a Barely Credible Independent

France's Far Right Candidate Le Pen Recasts Herself as a Barely Credible Independent

Le Pen stepped down as head of the far-right Front National as polls suggest she is on course for a heavy defeat by centrist Macron.

Royal Philips Shares Near 10-Year High After Healthcare Delivers Core Earnings Beat

Royal Philips Shares Near 10-Year High After Healthcare Delivers Core Earnings Beat

The Dutch medical devices makers is up more than 3% after first quarter cost savings helped it to beat net income expectations by about 50%.

LafargeHolcim CEO Olsen Falls on His Sword Following Syria Payments Scandal

LafargeHolcim CEO Olsen Falls on His Sword Following Syria Payments Scandal

Olsen and LafargeHolcim claim the CEO had no role in payments to militias but hoped the resignation would help the company to turn the page on the scandal.