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UPDATE 1-Dutch-based insurer Aegon's shares dive after weak earnings

13 Feb 2020

* Departing CEO says low rate environment challenging (Updates after shares fall. Adds quote, details.)

U.S. stores, online sales boost Ahold's quarterly profit

12 Feb 2020

AMSTERDAM Food retailer Ahold Delhaize met forecasts with a 3% rise in fourth-quarter core earnings on Wednesday helped by its Food Lion and Hannaford U.S. grocery chains and strong online sales.

UPDATE 2-U.S. stores, online sales boost Ahold's quarterly profit

12 Feb 2020

* Bol.com online store to roll out French-language service (Adds CEO quotes, detail on online sales)

Takeaway buys Just Eat for $7.8 billion, must wait to merge operations

01 Feb 2020

AMSTERDAM Dutch online food ordering company Takeaway.com on Friday declared its $7.8 billion takeover of British peer Just Eat unconditional, though the two companies still need a competition authority's approval before merging operations.

Lighting maker Signify's fourth-quarter core profit rises; China impact uncertain

31 Jan 2020

AMSTERDAM Signify , the world's largest maker of lights, on Friday reported higher fourth-quarter core earnings and said it expected to improve margins in 2020 despite "challenging market conditions".

UPDATE 1-Lighting maker Signify's Q4 core profit rises; China impact uncertain

31 Jan 2020

AMSTERDAM, Jan 31 Signify, the world's largest maker of lights, on Friday reported higher fourth-quarter core earnings and said it expected to improve margins in 2020 despite "challenging market conditions".

Dutch telecom KPN reports fourth quarter profit rise, 2020 outlook disappoints

29 Jan 2020

ROTTERDAM Royal KPN NV, the largest Dutch telecommunications company, on Wednesday reported better than expected fourth quarter earnings but disappointing growth guidance for 2020 knocked its shares lower.

UPDATE 2-Dutch telecom KPN reports Q4 profit rise, 2020 outlook disappoints

29 Jan 2020

ROTTERDAM, Jan 29 Royal KPN NV, the largest Dutch telecommunications company, on Wednesday reported better than expected fourth quarter earnings but disappointing growth guidance for 2020 knocked its shares lower.

Competition inquiry casts shadow over Takeaway's Just Eat deal

24 Jan 2020

AMSTERDAM Dutch food ordering firm Takeaway.com is pressing ahead with its 6.2 billion pound takeover of Just Eat despite a shock last-minute setback when the UK competition authorities said they will probe the deal to create one of the world's largest meal delivery companies.

ASML sees no impact from China trade war, good growth in 2020

22 Jan 2020

VELDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS Semiconductor equipment maker ASML Holding NV on Wednesday forecast double digit growth in sales and profits for 2020, saying it did not expect any financial impact from being swept up in the trade war between the United States and China.

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