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LafargeHolcim shares surged to the top of the market in Zurich Monday after it poached Swiss chemical maker Sika's CEO Jan Jenisch to lead the world's biggest cement maker
Stronger first quarter sales in Europe and North America failed to plaster over the cracks of falling profit margins in key emerging markets.
Corporate earnings and calm in the mining sector helped to lift benchmarks across Europe Tuesday
LafargeHolcim shares slumped Wednesday as investors continued to fret over the fate of the world's biggest cement maker's Syria payments scandal even as it posted stronger-than-expected first quarter earnings.
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.
Unease over the outlook for global trade, monetary policies and politica stability torpedoed markets from early on Tuesday
Earnings from Worldpay and Adidas surprised on the upside and buoyed both London and Frankfurt early on Wednesday
M&A continued as a key influence for European stocks while politics also returned to the fore as polls narrowed in favor of Le Pen
Europe's biggest cement makers were the top performing stocks in the region Friday following reports that a border wall between Mexico and the United States could cost $21 billion.
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Third quarter earnings at the world's largest cement maker rose 10.5% as improving profit margins and increased merger savings offset a decline in sales.
Friday rally rounds off a volatile week for European markets as risk stocks lead the way back up.
Gainers include ArcelorMittal, Lafargeholcim, Nokia, Maersk
The German cement giant sells its U.S. assets to Colombia's Cementos Argos to placate the Federal Trade Commission over its acquisition of Italy's Italcementi.
The recently merged building materials giant says higher prices lifted earnings.
IMF cuts growth estimates for the U.K. by almost 1 percentage point for 2017.
Miners prop up FTSE 100 as benchmark index enters bull territory.
The sale of building materials business Lafarge India to Nirma is almost double the value of an abortive agreement with Birla.
U.K. homebuilders continue their post-Brexit recovery in London, as financial stocks and miners also progress.
European stocks stabilize on Tuesday but Japanese equities plunge more than 5%.
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European markets headed higher -- and the euro plunged against the dollar -- as a new bailout will keep Greece inside the euro currency in return for austerity measures.
European markets rose on Wednesday after European leaders gave Greece a Sunday ultimatum for a rescue deal or face eviction from the euro. The Chinese stock rout dampened the mood.
U.K. stocks rallied Friday as Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party won a majority. Bank stocks rose, and continental stocks were increasing too.
North American regulators give their blessing to the $39 billion building materials union, while a major Holcim shareholder pledges support ahead of Friday's shareholder vote.
Russia's Eurocement Holding has thrown its weight behind the $40 billion merger of construction materials giants Holcim and Lafarge, just a week before a Holcim shareholder vote on the deal.
Lafarge executive vice president Eric Olsen has been picked to lead his firm once his building-materials company merges with another, Holcim, in a $39 billion fusion.
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