Monthly Archives:  October 2012

  • U.S. Stock Futures Rise With Commodities as Euro Climbs

    Full Story | 31st October 2012
    U.S. stock-index futures advanced as equity markets prepared to resume trading for the first time this week after Hurricane Sandy. European shares rose on better- than-estimate earnings from airlines, the euro strengthened and gasoline climbed .
  • AB InBev Beer Volume Drops on Slow Russia, Brazil Demand

    Full Story | 31st October 2012
    Anheuser-Busch InBev NV, the world’s biggest brewer, said volume fell for a second straight quarter as higher prices restrained demand in Brazil and sales contracted in a declining Russian market.Organic volume, which excludes the effect .
  • Air France-KLM Earnings Beat Estimates With Lufthansa

    Full Story | 31st October 2012
    Air France-KLM Group and Deutsche Lufthansa AG posted earnings gains that beat analyst estimates as Europe’s two biggest airlines began to reap the benefits of moves to eliminate thousands of jobs. Their shares surged.Third-quarter operating .
  • All U.S. Stock Trading Canceled as NY Braces for Storm

    Full Story | 29th October 2012
    The U.S. securities industry canceled equity trading on all markets today, moving to protect workers as Hurricane Sandy barreled toward New York City with 70-mile-per-hour winds and the threat of an 11-foot sea surge.The shutdown, .
  • New Malta Government Stocks Issue October 2012

    Full Story | 28th October 2012
    The Treasury announced the issue of the following fixed rate Malta Government Stocks. 3.75% MGS 2017 (IV) Fungible Issue at Euro 105.00 – YTM of 2.633% which corresponds to an annualised rate of 2.651% 4.3% .
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  • Virgin Hones CEO Search to Turn Popularity Into Profit

    Full Story | 25th October 2012
    Virgin Atlantic’s next CEO will inherit a brand more popular than profitable as the company seeks to regain its competitive edge over rival British Airways. (IAG) Virgin Galactic’s private SpaceShipTwo spacecraft, left, and a Virgin America .
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  • Windows 8 a waiting game for Microsoft investors

    Full Story | 25th October 2012
    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer speaks at a press conference Thursday in New York announcing the retail launch of Windows 8. With the wait for Windows 8 over, the next question facing Microsoft Corp.’s investors is .