ROUNDUP 2: Aurubis and Salzgitter give new outlook after alleged fraud
HAMBURG (dpa-AFX) - The alleged fraud of individual scrap suppliers is burdening the copper group Aurubis with a low three-digit million sum. After taking stock, the Hamburg-based company as well as its major shareholder Salzgitter have new forecasts for the current fiscal year. After the cases became known, the two groups had initially withdrawn their forecasts. Both shares rose on Tuesday afternoon.
ROUNDUP: Germans did not save on summer vacation - Tui sees itself on course
HANNOVER/FRANKFURT - The return of travel despite high inflation is pulling the travel industry out of its Corona slump. Although bookings at industry leader Tui did not quite reach pre-pandemic levels in the summer. They were 5 percent higher than in 2022, but still 4 percent lower than in 2019, according to the company, but the group would have exceeded its expectations if not for events such as the forest fires in Rhodes, Chief Executive Sebastian Ebel said Tuesday. Despite a sharp rise in the cost of living, many vacationers did not save on this year's summer vacation, according to data from tour operator Dertour - on the contrary.
Bafin president: Problems at Postbank must be resolved quickly
FRANKFURT/BONN - Bafin President Mark Branson is pressing for a solution to the problems at Postbank. At the institution, which belongs to the Deutsche Bank Group, there are not only difficulties in connection with an IT changeover, "but there are other profound disruptions in customer service," Branson told the "Süddeutsche Zeitung" (Tuesday). "This is unacceptable and extraordinary," Branson stressed. "It's about important services that are not available, coupled with problems reaching customer service. For some customers, this leads to extremely difficult situations. Postbank must now solve this quickly."
For MDax return: Krones appoints new committee chairman
NEUTRAUBLING - Filling and packaging equipment manufacturer Krones wants to ensure an early return to the Dax index family with a change in personnel. The new chairman of the Supervisory Board's Audit and Risk Management Committee will be Matthias Winkler, Krones announced on Tuesday. He succeeds Norbert Broger, who will, however, remain a member of this Supervisory Board committee. "Krones thus fully complies with Recommendation C.10 of the German Corporate Governance Code and, in its own opinion, again meets all the basic criteria of Deutsche Borse AG for returning to the Dax index family," the statement continued.
Verdi calls for protest against MSC's entry at HHLA
HAMBURG - The trade union Verdi wants to take the protest against the planned entry of the world's largest container shipping company MSC at the Hamburg port logistics company HHLA to the streets and has called for a demonstration on Tuesday (5 p.m.). The meeting point will be at St. Annenplatz, not far from the HHLA headquarters, Verdi announced. The call is directed not only to employees, but all citizens who want to show solidarity. Verdi considers the planned entry of MSC into HHLA to be wrong. As part of the critical infrastructure, HHLA belongs in public hands.
VW unveils new Tiguan at main plant
WOLFSBURG - VW unveiled the third generation of its Tiguan model in Wolfsburg on Tuesday. The world premiere of the brand's now best-selling model took place at a works meeting at the main plant, where the vehicle is also built. This was also intended to send a signal to the workforce, said brand boss Thomas Schäfer.
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