TotalEnergies reveals $3.1 billion exposure to Adani

TotalEnergies, a French-headquartered energy company, has told investors it has a “limited” $3.1 billion exposure to Indian conglomerate Adani Group, representing a 2.4% of its worldwide investment activities. In a statement posted on its website Friday, the multinational oil giant outlined the extent of its exposure to the struggling Adani Group, which has to date,…

Man detained on French high-speed TGV after attack threat By Reuters

By Marine Strauss and Alain Acco BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A man was arrested after threatening to commit an attack while travelling on a high-speed TGV train in eastern France on Friday. Police sources said the individual threatened to blow up himself or the train. There was no immediate suspicion that terrorism was a motive and…

‘I always say yes’: How can I deal with aggressive salespeople? I’ve spent a fortune on gym classes. I even told a job interviewer I had no other offers. Help!

I am a 31-year-old man, not yet married, earning decent money and have no great financial burden in my family. I have learned from your replies to others that many money problems are not only about the numbers — income, rate of return or which stock to buy and when — but also about our…

Plummeting Adani shares send ripples through India’s parliament, finance sector By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Traffic moves past the logo of the Adani Group installed at a roundabout on the ring road in Ahmedabad, India, Feb. 2, 2023. REUTERS/Amit Dave/File Photo NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Shares of India’s Adani Group companies fell sharply on Friday as ripples from a market rout disrupted parliament for a second…

CaixaBank sees forecast-beating profit thanks to higher net interest income

Spain’s CaixaBank SA said Friday that its fourth-quarter profit rose 62% compared with the same period a year earlier, thanks to higher net interest income. The bank CABK, +2.66% reported net profit of 688 million euros ($750.6 million) over October to December, beating analysts’ expectations for net profit of EUR632 million, according to a consensus…

Sanofi profit narrowly beats forecasts, sees stronger earnings growth in 2023

Sanofi SA on Friday posted rising earnings and sales for the fourth quarter and said it expects its earnings per share to grow in 2023. The French pharma major SAN, -2.18% SNY, -3.10% reported net profit of 1.46 billion euros ($1.59 billion) for the quarter, up from EUR1.13 billion in the same quarter of 2021,…

Beyond Meat revamps its retail strategy, hires new marketing executive

Beyond Meat Inc. BYND, +19.15%  is revamping its retail sales strategy to center on five major grocers and hiring a new marketing executive as part of an effort to reinvigorate the plant-based food maker’s business. The California-based company is orienting its retail business around Kroger Co. KR, -0.46%, Walmart Inc. WMT, -0.73%,  Publix Super Markets Inc., Costco Wholesale Corp. COST,…

U.S. snowboarders sue former coach alleging sexual abuse By Reuters

© Reuters. By Daniel Trotta (Reuters) -Three former U.S. snowboarders sued their former coach, the national snowboarding federation and the U.S. Olympic Committee on Thursday alleging sexual abuse that was covered up by the two sporting bodies, court documents showed. Rosey Fletcher, Erin O’Malley and Callan Chythlook-Sifsof sued former coach Peter Foley, U.S. Ski and…

Opinion: Apple offers breadcrumbs for a forecast, but is that enough to reassure Wall Street?

Apple Inc.’s breadcrumbs lead back to a familiar place: The iPhone is all that matters. After posting its largest revenue decline in more than six years — led by underwhelming iPhone sales — in its fiscal first-quarter earnings report Thursday, Apple once again refused to provide a traditional forecast for the coming quarter or year….

Micronesia says to sign extension of U.S. security pact ‘soon’ By Reuters

(Reuters) – Micronesia aims to ‘soon’ sign a 20-year extension of its defence and economic compact with the United States, its President David Panuelo said on Friday. Micronesia is one of three pacific island states that has agreements known as compacts of free association with Washington, which allows the U.S. exclusive access to airspace and…