Chinese Economy Picks Up Steam, US Markets Down

Dec. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Gigi Stone recaps the day's market timeline. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Rewind." (Source: Bloomberg)
SocGen First-Quarter Profit Jumps
32:28 - Societe Generale SA, France’s second-largest bank by market value, posted a fivefold increase in first-quarter profit. Net income rose to 868 million euros ($972 million) from 169 million euros a year earlier. The increase beat the 770 million-euro average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. Chief Executive Officer Frédéric Oudéa, spoke to Bloomberg’s Caroline Connan on “Countdown”.
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