BHP Group: Half-year results are solid, with cash generation and dividend above expectations.
CVS Health gains 1.7 percent in pre-stock market trading after reporting better-than-expected fourth-quarter sales and profit due to strong demand in its pharmacies for Covid-19 vaccines and virus testing.
Dentsu: the share suffers on the stock market after the publication of disappointing quarterly results.
Glencore: results are better than expected in 2020. The Group resumes dividend payment, set at USD 0.12 per share.
Royal DSM: Q4 Ebitda of €390m exceeds consensus of €375m. This year, the group expects growth levels in line with its medium-term objectives.
Straumann: Net profit declined to CHF 92 million from CHF 300 million in 2019, but exceeds expectations. The company expects to return to organic growth of 6-9% this year and to improve its margins.
WHO approves AstraZeneca's vaccine for emergency use.
Deutsche Lufthansa is negotiating a conversion of its Airbus and The Boeing Company wide-body aircraft orders to single-aisle aircraft according to Bloomberg.
Sunrise and UPC are pleased with the increase in their customer base in Q4.
In Switzerland, Comco opens an investigation into MasterCard.
Deliveroo could formalize its IPO project at the beginning of March, according to Sky News.
S&P upgrades DSV Panalpina's credit rating from "BBB+" to "A-".
Anheuser-Busch InBev's Mexican subsidiary, Grupo Modelo, is suing U.S.-based Constellation Brands for breaching an agreement on the use of the Corona brand by applying it to a product other than beer.