Friday, 27 February 2015

Latest News

  • The fight for economic influence in Africa

    18:26 | 27/2/15
    Business Spectator
    That model, which has regulated the principles underlying international investment and trade for decades, aims to establish accountability and ethics at the center of economic cooperation. Critics contend this model is too Western-centric. China ... more»
  • In brief: Sears plans to upgrade stores

    18:15 | 27/2/15
    Houston Chronicle
    UnitedHealth, the largest U.S. health insurer, said Thursday it is tightening its coverage rules on hysterectomies. The company says it will require health care professionals and facilities and providers to notify it in advance if they plan to perform ... more»
  • Derivatives boom seen as rules change

    18:03 | 27/2/15
    Bangkok Post
    Thailand's money managers may boost their holdings of derivatives and structured notes after rules that restricted their purchases were loosened. more»
  • Meijer buys land near Waterville

    18:02 | 27/2/15
    Toledo Blade
    The development was created by a local private investment group, Farnsworth Investors Inc., in 2010 but it was purchased in 2013 by local real estate investment trust Devonshire REIT Inc. of Whitehouse as part of a $31 million package of properties ... more»
  • TSB Bank writes off $53.9 mln Solid Energy debt

    17:58 | 27/2/15
    Scoop
    Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - TSB Bank, the Taranaki community-owned bank, has written off the remaining $53.9 million debt exposure it had to stricken state-owned coal miner Solid Energy as the prospects of getting repaid deteriorate. more»
  • Brightoil Bunkering Business Develops at a "Steady Pace", "Twin-Engines" Drive ...

    17:52 | 27/2/15
    Ship & Bunker
    Brightoil Petroleum (Holdings) Ltd. (Brightoil) Tuesday announced it had achieved “steady growth” in the six months to December 31, 2014. more»
  • China Said to Collect Tax on Past Capital Gains by Foreign Funds

    17:52 | 27/2/15
    Bloomberg
    (Bloomberg) -- China plans to collect capital gains taxes from foreign money managers that invested in mainland markets during the five years through November 2014, a move that may compel funds to claw back more than $1 billion from investors to pay ... more»
  • Belichick, Brady, and Barack top unclaimed money list

    17:52 | 27/2/15
    Boston Globe (subscription)
    The amounts range from a penny to more than $1.3 million owed to DRS Inc., a business with a last-known address in Cambridge. more»
  • World of 3D: Australia Unveils World's First Printed Jet Engines

    17:52 | 27/2/15
    International Business Times AU
    From three months, production times to make jet engines will just be six days with the 3D printed versions, Robert Hobbs, outgoing CEO of Amaero, told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. "The turnaround time associated with trying out ... more»
  • PGC posts 1H loss, writes down Perpetual receivable

    17:51 | 27/2/15
    Scoop
    Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Pyne Gould Corp, whose 2014 accounts are being looked into by the market regulator, reported a first-half loss as it was hit with foreign exchange adjustments and losses from its subsidiaries, and wrote down the value of what it ... more»
  • Hong Kong Woman Jailed for Six Years in Maid Abuse Case

    17:41 | 27/2/15
    Wall Street Journal
    A Hong Kong woman convicted of assaulting her Indonesian maid was jailed for six years on Friday, in a case that provoked protests and drew international condemnation over the treatment of migrant workers in the city. more»
  • Pipeline company intervenes in Sierra Club suit against Forest Service

    17:41 | 27/2/15
    Great Lakes Echo
    Enbridge Inc. recently intervened in a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service, one in which the Sierra Club claims the agency failed to review the company's oil pipeline that stretches below the Straits of Mackinac. ... The environmental group ... more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 rises to a record; Genesis, PFI gain

    17:37 | 27/2/15
    Scoop
    Feb. 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose paced by Genesis Energy and Property For Industry, on good sentiment around the local economy and demand for dividend paying stocks. Xero fell as investors took the chance to crystallise profits from ... more»
  • Milwaukee's offense sputters in playoff opener

    17:30 | 27/2/15
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
    Milwaukee's offense went into a deep freeze in the second half and as a result the Chicago Mustangs coasted to a 6-3 victory over the Wave in the first game of their Major Arena Soccer League Central Division playoff series at the Sears Centre Arena ... more»
  • Indian rupee falls 10 paise against US dollar

    17:18 | 27/2/15
    Financial Express
    Indian Rupee, Rupee vs dollar, Rupee to Dollar, US dollar, dollar rate Indian rupee weakened by 10 paise to 61.85 against the US dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange. more»