Breaking pre-market news on Tuesday,
– Whitbread warns of slowing sales growth at Premier Inn and Costa Coffee — statement. Read more
Breaking pre-market news on Wednesday,
– Commerzbank profits wiped about by €760m Greek impairment hit; but loan provisions elsewhere show improvement– statement and report. Read more
A nasty stasis in shares in E.ON, RWE and EDF at pixel time:
The initial equity reaction to Japan’s tri-catastrophe crisis (earthquake, tsunami, nuclear disaster fears).
In Japan the Nikkei is down over 6 per cent: Read more