LSE Group Revenue Up 10%; Sees Quiet Trading Environment
The London Stock Exchange Group PLC (LSE.LN) on Wednesday said the trading environment is still weak and that the next few months will likely to be quiet, even after posting a 10% rise in first-quarter revenue from a year earlier.
Yara Says Agricultural Markets Are Strong, Posts Higher Profit
Norwegian fertilizer producer Yara International ASA (YAR.OS) Wednesday said agricultural markets are strong as the company posted a rise in second-quarter net profit, helped by higher volumes and improved margins amid a strong nitrogen fertilizer market.
ASML Posts Lower Profit But Sees Stable Sales Ahead
Dutch semiconductor equipment maker ASML Holding NV (ASML.AE) Wednesday posted a drop in profit but said it expects demand for its tools, which produce the silicon chips used in smartphones and tablet PCs, to remain strong despite a tough macro economic environment.