Monthly Archives:  December 2011

  • Market News

    Full Story | 23rd December 2011
    European Markets Opening calls are indicating a higher open this morning in what is expected to be a light trading day in terms of volume. Asian Markets   The Hang Seng is trading higher in .
  • Market News

    Full Story | 22nd December 2011
    European Markets Opening calls are indicating a higher opening this morning. Asian Markets The Nikkei average is trading lower in the current session. US Markets The Dow and S&P 500 ended the day barely in .
  • Market News

    Full Story | 21st December 2011
    European Markets Opening calls are indicating a higher opening this morning. Asian Markets Stocks are trading higher in Asia. US Markets The Dow Jones and S&P 500 both closed higher yesterday on postive housing markets .
  • Heidelberg Cement expects challenging H1/12

    Full Story | 21st December 2011
    German newspaper Rhein-Neckar Zeitung quoted HeidelbergCement’s CEO Scheifele as saying that he expects a difficult H1 ahead in light of the sovereign debt crisis as well as continued high energy costs. On a more positive .
  • Moody’s places CEDC on review for downgrade

    Full Story | 21st December 2011
    Yesterday, Moody’s placed CEDC’s B3 rating on review for downgrade following Russian Standard’s unsolicited offer to acquire a further 19.9% of CEDC in exchange for merging it with Roust, Russian Standard’s spirits distribution operation in .
  • HSBC to Sell Japan Private Banking Business

    Full Story | 21st December 2011
    HSBC Holdings Plc, Europe’s largest bank by market value, agreed to sell its Japanese private banking business to Credit Suisse Group AG.   The sale of the unit, which had assets valued at $2.7 billion .
  • Market News

    Full Story | 20th December 2011
    European Markets Opening calls are indicating a lower open this morning. Asian Markets The Nikkei and the Hang Seng are trading flat in the current session. US Markets   U.S. stocks closed sharply lower Monday .
  • Apple Wins Ruling Ban On Some HTC Phones

    Full Story | 20th December 2011
    Apple Inc. won a patent-infringement ruling that bans some HTC Corp. (2498) smartphones from the U.S. starting next year, bolstering efforts to prove that devices running Google’s Android operating system copy the iPhone. The U.S. .