... * Concerns over global growth keep risk sentiment in check. * China PMI almost in line with expectations. * Oil prices near recent multi-year lows, hurt energy stocks.
MADRID-Spain's central bank said Thursday the eurozone's fourth-largest economy likely grew 0.5% in the third quarter from the second, as it reiterated its forecasts that the country's economy will grow by about 1.3% for 2014 as a whole.
Unilever, the maker of Dove soap and Ben & Jerry's ice cream, reported its weakest rate of quarterly sales growth in five years after a sharp slowdown in China and a drop in sales in Europe.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss bank Credit Suisse said on Thursday it is cautiously optimistic on prospects for business through to the year-end after reporting third-quarter profit that beat expectations.
LONDON - Tesco, the third-largest global retailer by sales and the leading grocery store in Britain, announced on Thursday that its chairman would step down and that it had overstated profits by �263 million, or about $423 million, slightly more the company ...