#Europe : Noon: Indices pared early losses. British firm Diageo beat sales estimates in 1st half; retail demand grew in US. Finnish engineering firm Wartsila missed earning estimates; stock fell by 9%. Consumer sentiment fell in Euro area #CAC -0.30 #DAX -0.96 #FTSE -1.04%
The Central Bank has imposed a fine of €41,385 on Keystone Insurance Limited for breaches of the Consumer Protection Code 2012 resulting in overcharging customers and providing unclear communications on fees to customers.
Analysis: Chinese retail banks gain consumer lending clout as fintechs fall out of favour
Drug makers and companies are not living up to their commitments on pricing. Not being fair to the consumer, or to our Country!
Just out: Consumer Confidence hits highest level since 2000.