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.”

Recent Articles By The Author

Glencore Smashes 2016 Profit Target in a Year When Shares Rose More Than 200%

Glencore Smashes 2016 Profit Target in a Year When Shares Rose More Than 200%

The mining and trading house closed the book on its 2015 share collapse, claiming its turn around was complete and suggesting it could return cash to shareholders.

Bouygues Leads Europe Higher with Huge Earnings Beat

Bouygues Leads Europe Higher with Huge Earnings Beat

The French construction and telecoms conglomerate posted an 82% increase in net profit, trouncing analyst expectations, and predicted further improvement in 2017.

Orange Dials Up an Earnings Increase and Hikes its Dividend

Orange Dials Up an Earnings Increase and Hikes its Dividend

France's biggest phone company tipped further improvements in 2017, confirming new earnings momentum in the Europe's telecoms sector.

AccorHotels Beats Expectations as Former French President Sarkozy Checks In

AccorHotels Beats Expectations as Former French President Sarkozy Checks In

Operating profit was 3% ahead of analyst expecations but couldn't save the stock from falls as margins at its key HotelServices unit slid.

Here's Why Goldman Sachs Now Thinks Rolls-Royce Shares Could Surge 55%

Here's Why Goldman Sachs Now Thinks Rolls-Royce Shares Could Surge 55%

Goldman's call sends Rolls-Royce shares higher on Monday.