European earnings roundup

|By:, SA News Editor

Credit Suisse (NYSE:CS) +1.5% premarket after announcing a 4B Swiss Franc capital hike and posting its best quarterly profit since starting its restructuring plan.

A Brazil recovery drove up Santander's (NYSE:SAN) profits, which rose 14% in the first quarter.

BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) slashed its full year production guidance for copper and coking coal and put U.S. shale gas assets on the block again.