Monthly Archives:  June 2010

  • Telefonica Raises Bid for Portugal Telecom Vivo Stake

    Full Story | 30th June 2010
    Telefonica SA raised its bid a second time for Portugal Telecom SGPS SA’s stake in Brazil’s largest mobile-phone operator, offering 10 percent more hours before the Portuguese company’s shareholders vote on the deal. The increased .
  • Bond Upgrades Top Cuts for First Time Since `07

    Full Story | 30th June 2010
    U.S. credit-rating upgrades are poised to exceed downgrades this quarter for the first time since before markets froze as the economic recovery boosts company profits. Standard & Poor’s lifted the ratings of 244 U.S. issuers, .