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NY Times swings to profit on digital gains

New York, United States | AFP |  The New York Times said Wednesday it added more than 300,000 digital subscribers this year, resulting in a swing to profit for the newspaper branded as “failing” by President Donald Trump. The Times has attributed some of its readership gains to renewed interest …

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Coca-Cola to cut 1,200 jobs

New York, United States | AFP | Coca-Cola plans to cut 1,200 jobs as it deepens its cost-cutting initiatives in response to sluggish soda sales, the company said Tuesday. The maker of Sprite and Fanta announced the job cuts as it reported lower second-quarter profits due to restructuring costs and flat …

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Coca-Cola profits fall as it adds new non-soda low-sugar beverages

.@MuhtarKent says Q1 “in line with plan”; $KO on track to deliver underlying revenue, profit targets for full year https://t.co/32Rr2HeCWI pic.twitter.com/lhjbsylaDs — The Coca-Cola Co. (@CocaColaCo) April 25, 2017 New York, United States | AFP | Coca-Cola reported lower earnings Tuesday on restructuring costs and flat volumes as it touts new …

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PetroChina profit plunges 78% to record low

Shanghai, China | AFP | State-owned Chinese energy giant PetroChina on Thursday announced it slumped to a record-low profit for 2016 as global oil price weakness slashed earnings by 78 percent. Net profit fell to 7.86 billion yuan ($1.1 billion), the Beijing-based company said in a statement to the Hong Kong …

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Telecom giant MTN posts first ever loss

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  South African telecoms giant MTN said Thursday that it made a $200 million loss in 2016 — the company’s first — after suffering a huge fine in Nigeria and currency challenges in key markets. “MTN Group’s financial results for 2016 reflect the most challenging …

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Toshiba shares dive as questions swirl over huge losses

Tokyo, Japan | AFP | Toshiba shares plunged again Wednesday as it warned of a $6.2 billion writedown in its US nuclear power business and announced a probe into possible wrongdoing by the unit’s senior executives. One of Japan’s best-known firms, Toshiba shocked investors Tuesday when it failed to report …

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Oil giant TOTAL’s annual net profits up 22% at $6.2 billion

Total confident despite volatile oil prices Paris, France | AFP |  French oil major Total said Thursday it planned to increase its dividend to shareholders as it expressed confidence earnings could withstand the current volatility in oil prices. Total said in a statement that its headline net profit soared 22 …

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