By Josie Cox
The British pound plummeted to a near nine-month low Monday, while Scotland-focused stocks also fell, whacked by a poll over the weekend showing that the number of those favoring Scottish independence had eclipsed those opposing a split for the first time since the referendum campaign began.
By Dominic Chopping
STOCKHOLM--Sweden's Investor AB (INVE-B.SK), Electrolux's (ELUX-B.SK) biggest shareholder, fully supports the acquisition of General Electric's appliances business and will subscribe for its pro rata share of the SEK6 billion rights issue that will partly fund the deal, it said Monday.
By Razak Musah Baba
LONDON--Associated British Foods PLC (ABF.LN) said Monday it expects its clothing and grocery divisions to deliver strong operating profit, offsetting the effects of lower sugar prices and a strengthening of sterling.
- Denmark-headquartered multinational crop protection company - Broadens market access in key geographic regions - Expands position in existing crop segments and accelerates access to additional crops
- Provides new technology applications, including research and formulation expertise - Enhances portfolio with complementary products and technologies - Accretive to adjusted earnings in the first full year - Modifies previously announced separation process with plan to divest Alkali Chemicals; proceeds used to reduce acquisition-related debt PHILADELPHIA , Sept.
Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and
international communications business within the NTT Group (NYSE:NTT),
announced today that it is building next-generation ICT infrastructure
incorporating the company’s Enterprise
Cloud service, as well as Microsoft’s Office 365 and other
applications delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), to provide ITOCHU
Corporation , one of the leading sogo shosha (general trading
companies), with advanced ICT capabilities for employees worldwide.
Walgreens (NYSE:WAG) (Nasdaq:WAG) today announced the appointment of
Barry Rosenstein and a second new director to be named to its board of
directors as the company continues moving forward to complete its merger
with Alliance Boots GmbH.
JOHANNESBURG , September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Highlights Synfuels production volumes of 7,6 million tons - highest in a decade ORYX GTL plant achieved an average utilisation rate of 97% Normalised cash fixed costs - 1,8% below SA PPI Headline earnings per share up by 14% to a record R60,16 Total dividend of R21,50 per share, up by 13% Total skills development and socioeconomic spend of R1,4 billion Business performance enhancement programme to deliver increased annual savings of at least R4 billion by 2016 Capital expenditure of R39,5 billion - 57% invested in South Africa A new era for Sasol President and Chief Executive Officer, David E.
By Craig Stephen, MarketWatch
HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- As Alibaba kicks-off its IPO roadshow, Chairman Jack Ma has written to potential investors asking for patience: They would be third on his priority list behind customers and even employees.
By Laura He, MarketWatch
HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- In August of 2012, China was shocked by news that a teenager in the southern province of Hunan had sold one of his kidneys in order to raise funds to buy Apple Inc.'s (AAPL) iPhone.
BRUSSELS--New European Union sanctions on Russia to be implemented this week will expand the number of Russian companies unable to raise new money in the bloc's capital markets to include three major state-owned oil companies, according to documents seen by The Wall Street Journal.
By Daisuke Wakabayashi And Thomas Gryta
In recent years, Americans have been spared the sticker shock of paying full price for a new iPhone because wireless operators offered upfront discounts approaching $500 a phone.
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