Lloyds Banking Group reports Q2 profit below expectations but upgrades guidance, with an optimistic outlook for the year.
Preliminary data reveals eurozone economy grew by 0.3% in Q2, with better-than-expected growth in France and Spain while some major members experienced contraction or stagnation. One-off factors may mask underlying strength. ECB's interest-rate decision may be influenced by headline growth.
Toyota Motor reports a 78% increase in first-quarter net profit, driven by boosted sales and relief from the semiconductor shortage. The company remains optimistic about its future performance and maintains its forecasts for sales volume, revenue, and net profit.
Marriott International Inc. reports strong second-quarter results, exceeding expectations and raising full-year outlook. The company's net income rose to $726 million, with a revenue growth of 13.8%. Marriott demonstrates resilience in challenging market conditions.
The US Women's National Team barely qualified for the Round of 16 after a challenging game against Portugal. Players express disappointment and stress. Upcoming game details and reaction from coach.
Driven Brands Holdings reported lower-than-expected quarterly earnings and lowered its full-year guidance due to underperformance in its car-wash segment and U.S. glass business. This resulted in a 13% drop in stock price.
Lufthansa reports a significant increase in revenue and profit for Q2, driven by strong demand as travelers seek to make up for lost time. Bookings from August to December already at over 90% of pre-pandemic levels.
Hasbro Inc. surpasses revenue target but misses on adjusted earnings in Q2. Transformers, Furby, and Magic: The Gathering drive growth. Future outlook shows a decline in revenue for 2023.
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