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
What to Expect From European Oil Companies' Third Quarters
Statoil, Eni, Galp and Total all release third-quarter results this week with the focus likely to be on cost control and dividend coverage.
China's Currency Just Hit a Record Low Against the Dollar
The offshore renminbi traded at 6.79 to the dollar on Tuesday, the lowest level since offshore trading was introduced in 2010.
Monte dei Paschi Shares Leap Again as Rescue Plan Is Unveiled
Europe's most at-risk lender will sell shares and debt, and cut 2,600 jobs in a bid to secure its future.
U.K. Finishes Alone in the Red as German, French Stock Benchmarks Rise on Strong PMIs
Syngenta closes down almost 6% after ChemChina missed an EU takeover deadline, while Italian lender Monte dei Paschi gains 28% on hopes of a rescue deal.
What to Watch in Sanofi's Third-Quarter Results
Slower declines in diabetes drug sales and an acceleration in new oncology treatment Praluent are key to a good quarter for the French drugs maker.