A year ago Arjen Robben failed to score a penalty as Bayern Munich lost the Champions League final to Chelsea. Last night, the Dutchman redeemed himself with a late goal that gave his team the European soccer title.
British Airways parent IAG SA offered 26.3 million euros ($34 million) for the 9.49 percent of Barcelona-based Vueling Airlines SA it doesn’t yet own as the third-largest European airline seeks to stem losses in Spain.
This weekend, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund will play in the final of Europe’s most prestigious soccer competition, and for the first time it’s an all-German affair. There’s something a little too apt about Germany’s domination of Europe’s favorite sport this year. As goes football, so goes the European economy? Bear with me. There could be something to it.
Swiss stocks plunged the most in six months as equities fell around the world amid concern the Federal Reserve will scale back its bond purchases, while a report showed Chinese manufacturing contracted.