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Australian Stock Market Report – Morning November 11, 2014
November 11 2014 9:42 AM
In the US, consumer credit rose by US$15.92 billion in September, above forecasts tipping a US$15.1bn gain. The Employment Trends index rose from 121.7 to 123.09 in October.
Top 5 Richest Sports Team
September 25 2014 11:57 PM
Here are the top five richest and most valuable sports team.
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning July 22, 2014
July 22 2014 9:27 AM
European shares eased on Monday with investors concerned about ongoing tensions between Russia and western nations. Fresh violence has flared up in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. The FTSEurofirst 300 index fell by 0.5% with the German Dax down by 1.1% while the UK FTSE lost 0.3%. Australia´s major miners were mixed in London trade with shares in BHP Billiton up by 0.1% while Rio Tinto lost 0.2%.
Zoopla’s £1 Billion Flotation Catches Attention of Real Estate Industry
June 27 2014 1:54 PM
Property firm Zoopla's (LSE: ZPLA.L) £1 billion flotation is the talk of the real estate industry. One of the questions being raised is if property portals like Zoopla will effectively replace the traditional real estate agent, which could leave the property market dominated by a relatively small number of realty firms.
Twitter Meme Compares Illuminati Member Jason Rothschild to Charles Montgomery Burns of The Simpsons
April 02 2014 10:11 AM
Following the report that mysterious disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 has made a billionaire the sole owner of a major semiconductor patent has resulted in all eyes being focused on Illuminati member Jacob Rothschild.
BHP Billiton Profit Doubles to $9B in H1; No Planned Exit from London Stock Exchange
February 18 2014 12:26 PM
Mining giant BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP) reported on Tuesday a first half profit of A$9 billion for its 2014 financial year. It is almost double compared to BHP's profit 12 months ago and better than most analysts' expectations.
Vodafone Sells Verizon Shares for $130 Billion
September 03 2013 3:29 PM
Vodafone has sold its Verizon Wireless stakes to Verizon Communications.
Vodafone and Verizon are to Start Talks for U.S. Wireless Stake Sale
September 02 2013 8:12 AM
According to reports Vodafone Group and Verizon Communications are in advanced discussions about a sale of the holding for about $130 billion. Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) is in talks to sell its 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless to U.S. partner Verizon Communications Inc. in what would be the biggest deal in more than a decade.
HSBC Reports Declining Full Year Profits
March 06 2013 9:48 AM
On the 4th of March, HSBC Holdings reported a fall in its full year preliminary profit for the year ended December 2012. The bank cited debt revaluation and the US related money-laundering fine as some of the major determinants which led to declining profits.
David Cameron’s Trade Mission to India Focused on Partnership
February 19 2013 12:26 PM
UK Prime Minister David Cameron arrives in India on the 18th of February with the biggest ever trade mission and will take part in three-day talks with Indian authorities.
ASX, SGX Jointly Host Data Centre
July 26 2012 10:43 AM
The Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) and Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) will jointly host a data centre beginning September to boost the flow of futures activity between the two major bourses.
Yuan's Internationalisation: HSBC Issues First Offshore 'Dim Sum Bond'
April 20 2012 9:47 AM
HSBC, Europe's biggest bank by market value, has become the first bank to issue a yuan-denominated bond outside a sovereign Chinese territory.
Ukrainian Ferrexpo to Increase Iron Ore Output to 12MT/Yr
March 15 2012 4:46 PM
Spurred by China's renewed growing appetite for iron ore plus gaining prices in the Asian market, Ukrainian iron ore miner Ferrexpo Plc has projected to increase its output generation of iron ore to 12 metric tonnes a year effective 2013.
Russian Gold Miner Nordgold Taps Emerging Markets for Mining Acquisitions
March 13 2012 12:43 PM
Nordgold NV is looking into emerging markets for potential mining acquisitions as it seeks to increase its overall mineral reserves in the next four years with an $800 million budget spending to boot.
Russian Gold Miner Rivals Polymetal and Polyus on Merger Talks, Shares up
January 27 2012 5:44 PM
The much awaited listing of Polyus Gold International Limited in the London Stock Exchange is now preceded by reports that the company is mulling merger talks with fellow Russian and rival Polymetal International PLC.
Russian Gold Miner Mulls IPO to Raise $200 M
January 20 2012 2:30 PM
Russian gold miner OAO Uzhuralzoloto Group of Companiesannounced on Thursday it is planning to sell 25 per cent of its shares through an initial public offering (IPO) at the London Stock Exchange in order to raise $200 million funds this spring.
Power Problems in Mines Upset African Barrick Gold Full Year 2011 Yield Output, Down 2% Versus 2010
January 19 2012 1:58 PM
The continuous power disruptions brought by the unreliable power supply in Tanzania have seriously affected the gold production yield of African Barrick Gold (ABG), with fourth quarter 2011 figures sliding 11 per cent. This development caused the unit of the world's largest gold producer, Barrick Gold Corporation, to miss its full year 2011 production targets by 2 per cent from a year ago.
Russia’s Severstal to Spin Off Nord Gold Subsidiary, Eyes London Listing
December 01 2011 6:34 PM
Russia's biggest steelmaker, OAO Severstal, announced it is set to separate Nord Gold N.V. subsidiary from its integrated steel operations, as well as possibly list the latter in the London Stock Exchange.
‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protests Spread in Sydney, Melbourne; Tensions Abated for Now
October 17 2011 9:58 AM
Versions of the "Occupy Wall Street" protest in New York were staged in France, Germany, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, the Philippines, Spain, Switzerland and Taiwan over the weekend with similar protesters in Sydney and Melbourne demonstrating in Martin Place and City Square.
BHP's Legal Win Over Employment Scam
August 18 2011 8:48 AM
BHP Billiton will continue to outsource its recruitment needs despite details of an employment scam coming to light.