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PSEi sets new record close
1/30/2015 12:06:26 PM
The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) closed at a new record at 7,689.91, up by 72.61 points or 1.0 percent on Friday, surpassing the January 28 record at 7,661.18. Since the start of the year, the PSEi has had seven record finishes. "The market has remained resilient buoyed by investor confidence on expectations that the economy will continue to do well," PSE …
Roche and Qualcomm Collaborate to Innovate Remote Patient Monitoring
1/30/2015 9:29:24 AM
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that Qualcomm’s subsidiary, Qualcomm Life, Inc ., and Roche, a world leader in point-of-care diagnostics, have entered into a strategic collaboration to improve remote monitoring and management of chronic disease patients. Together, the companies aim to advance chronic care management …
Fast pace of growth: Bosch Group increases sales and margin
Fast pace of growth: Bosch Group increases sales and margin
1/30/2015 9:20:25 AM
According to preliminary figures, the Bosch Group increased its sales by 6.2 percent in 2014, to 48.9 billion euros. After adjusting for exchange-rate effects, sales growth was 7.2 percent. Sales results were negatively impacted by exchange-rate effects to the tune of nearly 500 million euros. The supplier of technology and services also improved its earnings situation in …
New Gap Brand President Restructures Marketing, Online And Product Leadership To Better Serve Today’s Customers
1/29/2015 4:17:13 PM
Gap brand today announced leadership changes designed to intensify the brand’s customer focus, while meeting the global fashion and retailing needs of the business. As part of its plans to create a consistent, customer-centric experience across all channels globally, the brand has appointed Gap Inc. veteran Scott Key as senior vice president and general manager of Customer …
TeliaSonera Year-end Report January–December 2014
1/29/2015 10:09:20 AM
FOURTH QUARTER SUMMARY Net sales in local currencies, excluding acquisitions and disposals, decreased 2.2 percent. In reported currency, net sales increased 0.2 percent to SEK 26,606 million (26,560). Service revenues in local currencies, excluding acquisitions and disposals, decreased 2.2 percent. EBITDA, excluding non-recurring items, decreased 3.5 percent in local …
Deutsche Bank reports fourth quarter 2014 net income of EUR 441 million
1/29/2015 9:59:17 AM
Group results Fourth quarter 2014 results Income before income taxes (IBIT) of EUR 253 million Core Bank IBIT, which excludes the Non-Core Operations Unit (NCOU), of EUR 943 million, up EUR 1.4 billion from the prior year period Net revenues of EUR 7.8 billion, up 19% year over year largely reflecting higher revenues in Corporate Banking & Securities …
Informatica Reports Record Quarterly Revenues of $303.7 Million and Record Annual Revenues of $1.05 Billion
1/29/2015 9:56:15 AM
Record quarterly software revenues of $150.2 million, up 12 percent year-over-year Record quarterly GAAP earnings per diluted share of $0.40 compared to $0.36 the previous year and non-GAAP earnings per diluted share of $0.56 compared to $0.49 the previous year Signed a record 41 deals greater than $1 million and 145 deals greater than $300,000 Generated record …
Meta Secures $23M in Series A Led by Horizons Ventures, Tim Draper and Y-Combinator Partners
1/28/2015 4:52:26 PM
PORTOLA VALLEY , Calif. —( January 28, 2015) — Today Meta , the company to bring the first Augmented Reality computing wearable to market, announces the close of its $23 million Series A funding round. The round is led by Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures , Tim Draper , BOE Optoelectronics and Y-Combinator partners, Garry Tan and Alexis Ohanian. …
Ricoh Recognized “Prime” on the Oekom Sustainability Rating
Ricoh Recognized “Prime” on the Oekom Sustainability Rating
1/28/2015 9:07:32 AM
Ricoh Company, Ltd. has been awarded the “Prime” status of Sustainability rating by the German company oekom research AG. Points for which Ricoh was especially highly rated are as follows. ・The introduction and implementation of comprehensive guidelines in relation to product reuse and recycling ・Positive development and launch of energy-efficient …
Scania Year-end Report, January–December 2014
1/28/2015 8:56:14 AM
Scania’s net sales rose to a record level of SEK 92 billion and earnings for the full year 2014 increased to SEK 8,721 m. Record service volume, record earnings in Financial Services and positive currency rate effects were partly offset by a weaker market mix. Summary of the full year 2014 Operating income rose by 3 percent to SEK 8,721 m. (8,455)  Net sales rose by …
How to Retire Comfortably – Financial Services Company Reveals Secrets
1/27/2015 7:12:28 PM
VICTORIA, Australia January 2015 – Most business owners don’t spend a lot of time nurturing the growth of their superannuation or understanding how their fund is progressing during their working years. When they consider saving for the future , many business owners don’t even bother with superannuation – they believe their businesses will provide them with enough to retire …
TRADOLOGIC’s Team Heads to iFX EXPO Asia 2015
TRADOLOGIC’s Team Heads to iFX EXPO Asia 2015
1/27/2015 1:09:43 PM
January 2015 , the New Year starts dynamically for TRADOLOGIC as the company is heading to iFX EXPO Asia 2015 . The large financial conference will take part between 27th of January and 29th of January in Hong Kong and visitors will have the chance to meet with the company’s team at booth 49 and at the exclusive Business Bar sponsored by TRADOLOGIC. The premium …
Gemalto provides Banrisul Bank with Ezio solution for highly secure Mobile Banking
1/27/2015 11:17:49 AM
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that the Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul (Banrisul) has deployed Gemalto’s  Ezio® Multi-Channel Authentication Solution to secure its expanding mBanking services. Banrisul is a leading financial institution in Brazil and will enable all of its 3.9 million customers to perform secure …
IFC, Ant Financial Services Group and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Launch First Internet-based Gender-Finance Program in China to Boost Women Entrepreneurship
1/27/2015 11:10:51 AM
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, Ant Financial Services Group, and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women have jointly launched the first internet-based gender-finance program in China as part of a strategic partnership that is expected to expand financing for small businesses and women entrepreneurs to help them grow their online businesses. IFC – through the Goldman Sachs …
Lenovo Named to World’s 100 Most Sustainable Corporations Index
1/27/2015 11:00:58 AM
Lenovo (HK: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced that is has been selected for inclusion in Corporate Knights 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100) Index.  As a result, starting February 1, Lenovo will now be included as a constituent stock in the Global 100 Index that is widely tracked by global sustainability investors and investment funds. The …
Marriott Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Delta Hotels and Resorts
Marriott Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Delta Hotels and Resorts
1/27/2015 9:41:28 AM
Continuing its rapid global expansion, Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced today it has signed definitive agreements to acquire the Delta Hotels and Resorts® brand and management and franchise business from Delta Hotels Limited Partnership, a subsidiary of British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC) for C$168 million (approximately $135 …
Neste Oil listed among the world’s most sustainable companies in 2015
Neste Oil listed among the world’s most sustainable companies in 2015
1/26/2015 4:17:50 PM
Neste Oil has been selected for the ninth time for inclusion in The Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies. In 2015, the company ranks 31st on the list. The top position in the 2015 list of most sustainable corporations is held by an American biotechnology company Biogen Idec. In addition to Neste Oil, the list includes four other Finnish companies.  "I’m …
Metso strengthens its complete offering for mining customers by acquiring certain intellectual property rights related to Rexnord’s Falk Mill Products business
1/26/2015 2:55:58 PM
Metso has acquired from the US-based company Rexnord Industries, LLC certain intellectual property rights related to Rexnord’s Falk Mill Products business. The acquisition allows Metso to provide replacement gears and pinions for its customers utilizing original equipment manufacturer (OEM) drawings and specifications for mills and kilns purchased through Metso and certain …
Schneider Electric ranks 9th in the 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World
1/26/2015 10:27:01 AM
Schneider Electric announces it ranks 9th in the 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World ("Global 100") Index. The index has been released by Corporate Knights, the Toronto-based media and investment advisory company, on January 21st.   Companies ranked in the Global 100 index are the top sustainability performers in their respective industrial sectors, …
PSE holds Bull Run for a cause
PSE holds Bull Run for a cause
1/26/2015 10:05:19 AM
The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) successfully held its 11th PSE Bull Run last January 25 at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.  Attended by thousands of running enthusiasts, the annual running event that aims to raise Philippine stock market awareness was able to raise funds that will partially finance some youth-oriented and school building projects of the PSE …