AB InBev Profits Rise on Inline Sales Growth 

Anheuser-Busch InBev reported a rise in first-quarter underlying profits as organic revenue grew 2.6% and as volumes dropped by less than expected.

BMW Keeps Outlook Despite Drop in Profits 

BMW's key automotive unit reported slightly lower-than-forecast profits in the first quarter as manufacturing costs rose, but the group maintained its full-year guidance.

Alstom to Cut Costs, Forecasts Higher Profits 

Alstom said adjusted earnings rose 17% with an improved margin and guided for further profit growth in 2025, as it looks to cut overheads and procurement costs.

Munich Re Says Full-Year Profit Could Top EUR5 Billion 

The German reinsurer posted net profit for the first three months of 2024 of $2.3 billion, in line with preliminary figures, and said it was "more likely" it would surpass its full-year profit target.

KKR to Buy Perpetual's Units for Over $1 Billion 

The Australian financial company will become a stand-alone, multi-boutique asset management business with the sale of its corporate trust and wealth management divisions to KKR.

Toyota Projects Drop in Fiscal-Year Profit 

Toyota Motor projected a drop in fiscal-year profit and announced a share buyback after posting a rise in fourth-quarter net profit, thanks partly to a weaker yen.

HD Hyundai Marine Solution Makes Strong Debut in South Korea 

Shares of the ship-repair unit of shipbuilding giant HD Hyundai surged in their trading debut in South Korea's biggest initial public offering in more than two years.

Elon Musk Dispatches Tesla's 'Fireman' to China Amid Slowing Sales 

Tom Zhu, one of the three executives named on Tesla's website, is returning to China as the carmaker seeks to launch Autopilot features there.

Reddit shares soar on revenue beat, narrower-than-expected loss in first post-IPO results 

Reddit Inc. reported its first results as a public company Tuesday, with the social-media platform reporting better-than-expected revenue and a narrower-than-expected loss for the first quarter.

Rivian Stock Swings After Weak Earnings. Expect More Moves on Wednesday. 

The company left its guidance for the full year unchanged.

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

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