This new week sees the start of earnings season, which is always intense in the summer between mid-July and early August. Richard Branson succeeds in his space travel gamble, while Volkswagen confirms its CEO.
Walmart- Indian online retailer Flipkart, in which Walmart is a shareholder, announced Monday a new $3.6 billion (€3.04 billion) capital raise that values it at $37.6 billion.
The Boeing Company- Air France-KLM has launched a tender to renew and develop the medium-haul fleets of its Dutch branch KLM and its low-cost subsidiary Transavia. The daily Het Financieele Dagblad, quoting group CEO Ben Smith, had earlier reported that the group had contacted Airbus and Boeing with a view to ordering 160 aircraft.