European stocks slid, completing their first weekly decline since January, as Russia said it may cut off Ukraine’s gas, outweighing a report that showed the U.S. economy created more jobs last month than forecast.
Borealis AG, the Abu Dhabi-owned maker of chemicals, is already benefiting from rival Ineos Group Holdings Ltd.’s plans to import cheaper ethane into Europe, even though the first tankers won’t dock for another year, according to Chief Executive Officer Mark Garrett.
Heathrow Airport Ltd. snapped five years of annual losses in 2013 as Europe’s busiest aviation hub attracted bigger jets to boost passenger numbers and booked gains from the sale of its London Stansted terminal.
Princes William and Harry helped flood protection efforts on the River Thames west of London as a new storm hit the U.K. with drenching rains, threatening to prolong the risk of inundations for another week.
Vinci SA, Europe’s biggest builder, is seeking airport concessions in countries from Chile to Peru to tap growing airline traffic as construction markets in France and central Europe struggle to expand.