2013/01/08 09:33 - NEW YORK - Stocks fell on Wall Street as investors took some winnings off the table after the stock market's surge last week. Investors are also preparing for corporate America's seasonal parade of earnings reports, which starts Tuesday.
2013/01/08 09:02 - Eurozone investor sentiment continued to climb heading into January with the Sentix index surging to -7.0. The result was well ahead of the -16.8 figure of December and forecasts for a small rise to -15.0 and marked the highest level seen since July 2011.
2012/07/06 16:00 - Baobab Resources (LON:BAO), the iron, base and precious metals explorer with a portfolio of mineral projects in Mozambique, is pleased to announce a placing of 50,000,000 ordinary shares ('Ordinary Shares') in the Company (the 'Placing Shares') at a price of 8p, raising GBP4,000,000 before expenses (the 'Placing').
2012/06/12 10:57 - June 12, 2012 from 4:45PM will offer Investors an array of Key Investments in the Energy sector. Energy is becoming an increasingly important and strategic asset. 4 Companies will present various energy sources and solutions, and an array of energy assets from domestic to offshore. A power packed evening of exciting energy investment opportunities, with the management talent to deliver on promise.
2012/03/28 20:49 - London Stock Exchange Group (LON:LSE) and the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BSE) today announce that they have signed an exclusive "Letter of Intent" (LoI) to collaborate across five key business areas.
Asian Activities Report for February 10, 2012: Mazda Motor (TYO:7261) Develops Resin Material to Make Lighter Vehicle Parts
2012/02/10 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for February 10, 2012 includes: Mazda Motor Corporation (TYO:7261) has developed resin material for vehicle parts that maintains the same rigidity as parts made with conventional materials while achieving significant weight reduction; Sinochem International Corporation (SHA:600500) has signed an agreement with french energy giant Total (EPA:FP) to buy TEPMA BV, a fully owned affiliate of Total in Colombia, for about US$1 billion; Japanese pharmaceutical company Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TYO:4502) announced today the establishment of the Takeda Shanghai Development Center within the Shanghai-based Takeda (China) Holdings Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Takeda; Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (TYO:7211) will present the global debut of the all-new Outlander at the 82nd Geneva International Motor Show which runs from March 6 through March 18; Lion Corporation (TYO:4912) says that the Company has improved Ban Deodorant Roll On, which features a long-lasting deodorant effect, and has upgraded Ban Refresh Shower Sheets, a new product that can effectively wipe away sticky perspiration and odor.
Asian Activities Report for February 9, 2012: Pacific Basin Shipping Limited (HKG:2343) Forms Alliance with Crowley Maritime Corporation
2012/02/09 12:34 - Asian Activities Report for February 9, 2012 includes: Pacific Basin Shipping Limited (HKG:2343) has formed business alliance with US-based Crowley Maritime Corporation; Renesas Electronics Corporation (TYO:6723) has opened a wholly owned subsidiary in Sao Paolo, Brazil; Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd. (TYO:7238) has announced the establishment of a new manufacturing facility in Mexico; Nikon Corporation (TYO:7731) announces the release of the Nikon D800 FX-format digital SLR camera, which offers a noteworthy effective pixel count of 36.3-million pixels.
Asian Activities Report for February 8, 2012: Great Wall Computer (SHE:000066) Partners with Satcon (NASDAQ:SATC) in Chinese Solar Projects
2012/02/08 13:00 - Asian Activities Report for February 8, 2012 includes: Great Wall Computer Company Limited (SHE:000066) has agreed to form a strategic sales and manufacturing partnership with Satcon Technology Corporation (NASDAQ:SATC); Anhui SaunaKing Co., Ltd. (SHE:300247) has proposed to acquire and invest in Saunalux; Suzuki Motor Corporation (TYO:7269) will establish a 50:50 joint venture company with Intelligent Energy Holdings PLC ("IEH") of UK, in February 2012, for developing and manufacturing fuel cell system.
Asian Activities Report for February 7, 2012: GCL-Poly Energy Holdings (HKG:3800) Forms a Joint Venture with NRG Solar to Enter the US Solar Market
2012/02/07 13:00 - Asian Activities Report for February 7, 2012 includes: GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited (HKG:3800), a leading polysilicon and wafer supplier as well as a top green energy enterprise in China, has formed a 50:50 joint venture named Sunora Energy Solutions 1 LLC ("Sunora"), with NRG Solar, one of the largest photovoltaic ("PV") project developers in the United States; Hutchison Whampoa Limited (HKG:0013) says that its subsidiary Hutchison 3G Austria ("3 Austria") has signed a binding agreement to acquire 100% of Orange Austria to become a top 3 player in the Austrian market; Furukawa Electric (TYO:5801) has completed the acquisition of SuperPower Inc., a US-based manufacturer of second generation high temperature superconductivity wire; Tokyo Electron Limited (TYO:8035) plans to set up a wholly owned subsidiary in Singapore, called Tokyo Electron Singapore PTE Ltd., on April 1, 2012.
Asian Activities Report for January 20, 2012: Tencent (HKG:0700) Invests in Level Up to Explore Online Game Markets in Brazil and the Philippines
2012/01/20 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for January 20, 2012: China's largest and most used Internet service provider Tencent Holdings Limited (HKG:0700) has signed an agreement to acquire 49% interest in Level Up for US$26.95 million; Asia Resources Holdings Limited (HKG:0899) says that its iron ore mine in Indonesia has commenced trial production in January 2012; Eisai Co., Ltd. (TYO:4523) will launch LIFE CHECK, a self-monitoring blood glucose meter on January 27, 2012; Nihon Kohden Corporation (TYO:6849) announced the establishment of a 100%-owned subsidiary in Brazil, for the sales and after-sales support of medical devices; NTT Data Corporation (TYO:9613) has commenced to provide supportive services, including ATM software and settlement networks, to regional banks in Japan.
Asian Activities Report for January 19, 2012: King Jim (TYO:7962) New Product "iScamil" Scans Documents Directly onto iPads
2012/01/19 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for January 19, 2012 includes: King Jim Co., Ltd. (TYO:7962) says that its latest scanner product "iScamil" can easily convert iPad/iPad 2 into a portable scanner and digitises documents directly onto iPads; Anton Oilfield Services Group (HKG:3337) today announces its strategic objectives for 2012; SouthGobi Resources Limited (TSE:SGQ) (HKG:1878) says that the Company has successfully completed its 2011 guidance for coal sales and production; Rhythm Watch Co., Ltd. (TYO:7769) has released a new alarm clock product with many features for emergencies and disaster prevention.
Asian Activities Report for January 18, 2012: DeNA (TYO:2432) Works with NetDragon Websoft (HKG:0777) to Develop Mobile Social Games for the Chinese Market
2012/01/18 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for January 18, 2012 includes: DeNA Co., Ltd. (TYO:2432), Japan's leading social gaming platform operator, and NetDragon Websoft Inc. (HKG:0777), a leading online game developer and mobile internet platform operator in China, have agreed to form a joint venture in the first quarter of 2012 to develop and operate mobile social games for the Chinese market; Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (TYO:5711), Furukawa Co., Ltd. (TYO:5715), Dowa Holdings Co.,Ltd. (TYO:5714), and Marubeni Corporation (TYO:8002) have announced the extended mine of life for their jointly invested Huckleberry copper project in Canada; Goldwin Inc. (TYO:8111), Japan-based manufacturer of highest quality authentic sportswear and equipment says that it will invest 1,800,000 Swiss Franc to establish a wholly-owned subsidiary in Switzerland.
2012/01/16 13:05 - Asian Activities Report for January 16, 2012 includes: China Southern Airlines (HKG:1055) (SHA:600029) has become a major international sponsor and the official airline for Sydney Festival 2012; Hisense Group (SHA:600060) was honored with the "Value Innovation Award" for its I'TV2 product at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on January 10th; Chiyoda Corporation(TYO:6366) says that its joint venture company with JGC Corporation (TYO:1963) and Kellogg Brown & Root, has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction ("EPC") contract for the Ichthys LNG plant facilities in Australia; Bridgestone Corporation (TYO:5108) has developed a revolutionary new printing technology for tires that is different from any tire printing or coloring process on the market today; Elecom Co., Ltd. (JASDAQ:6750) has unveiled its latest USB products, which features a function for encrypting stored data through a strong encryption algorithm called AES 256 bit.
Asian Activities Report for January 13, 2012: TOTO (TYO:5332) to Build its Manufacturing Base in India
2012/01/13 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for January 13, 2012 includes: TOTO (TYO:5332) says that the construction of its Indian factory in Gujarat will commence in March 2012; Shenzhen Overseas Chinese Town Holding (SHE:000069) has extended the expiration date of the Memorandum of Understanding signed in September 2011 with Universal Studios Japan; Guangdong Orient Zirconic (SHE:002167) says that the Company achieved significant revenue growth in the first three quarters in 2011, due to rising Zircon prices worldwide; Ube Industries, Ltd. (TYO:4208) has established a local subsidiary in Taiwan in December 2011 to engage in the marketing and sales development in the Taiwanese market.
Asian Activities Report for January 12, 2012: Wuliangye (SHE:000858) Total Revenue in 2011 Topped the Chinese Liquor Industry
2012/01/12 13:00 - Asian Activities Report for January 12, 2012 includes: China's liquor maker Wuliangye (SHE:000858) says that the Group has topped the Chinese liquor industry by achieving a total revenue of RMB 20.2 billion in 2011; Logitech International (NASDAQ:LOGI) has unveiled Logitech HD Pro 920, the Company's first video webcam that makes video calls at full HD resolution; Toyo Engineering Corporation (TYO:6330) has won a contract to install topsides units for a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) system to be used in oilfield exploitation in Brazil; NEC Corporation (TYO:6701) has announced the successful experimental demonstration of 1.15-Tb/s ultra-long haul optical transmission over 10,000 kilometers using optical superchannel technology.
Asian Activities Report for January 11, 2012: Weichai Power (HKG:2338) Acquires 75% Controlling Interest in Italian Luxury Yacht Maker Ferretti Group
2012/01/11 13:00 - Asian Activities Report for January 11, 2012 includes: Weichai Power (HKG:2338) (SHE:000338) has agreed to invest 374 million euros to acquire a controlling 75% interest in the world's largest luxury yacht manufacturer, Ferretti Group of Italy; Prada S.p.A. (HKG:1913) says that it will invest 40 million euros to sponsor the Luna Rossa yacht to participate in the XXXIV edition of the America's Cup sailing competition; Inpex Corporation (TYO:1605) has signed agreements to sell liquefied natural gas from its Ichthys LNG joint venture project; Panasonic Corporation (TYO:6752) (NYSE:PC) has successfully developed a 20-inch 4K2K IPS Alpha LCD panel; Nidec Corporation (TYO:6594) (NYSE:NJ) has established a new subsidiary named Nidec Management Shanghai Corporation in Shanghai, China.
Asian Activities Report for January 10, 2012: Xinjiang Guanghui (SHA:600256) to Acquire Oil and Gas Assets in Kazakhstan
2012/01/10 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for January 10, 2012 includes: Xinjiang Guanghui Industry (SHA:600256) has agreed to acquire 51% interest in an oil and gas block in Kazakhstan for US$200 million; Asian Citrus Holdings Limited (LON:ACHL) (HKG:0073) announces that the total winter orange crop yield of the Company's two operational plantations was approximately 171,607 tonnes, a 19.4% increase from the total winter orange crop yield in 2010; Sony Corporation (NYSE:SNE) (TYO:6758) has unveiled its new XQD(TM) memory cards with up to 1 Gbps write and read speed; Suzuki Motor Corporation (TYO:7269) has showcased Ertiga, a three-row, seven-seater multi-purpose vehicle at the 11th Auto Expo 2012 in New Delhi.
Asian Activities Report for January 9, 2012: Little Sheep Group (HKG:0968) Shareholders Approved Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) Takeover Offer
2012/01/09 13:00 - Asian Activities Report for January 9, 2012 includes: Little Sheep Group Limited (HKG:0968) says that its shareholders have approved the proposed acquisition of Little Sheep Group by Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM); Sinopec Kantons Holdings Limited (HKG:0934) has signed agreements to acquire 50% interest in Fujairah Oil Terminal United Arab Emirates from Concord HK; Hitachi, Ltd (NYSE:HIT) (TYO:6510) says that it expects to close the transaction of transferring its hard disk drive business to Western Digital Corporation (NYSE:WDC) by March 2012; Japanese software developer Celartem Technology Inc. (JASDAQ:4330) has signed a contract to participate in a smart micro grid project at the Beijing New Energy Industry Base; Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TYO:4502) says that it will work with Osaka University to develop a platform for practical application and commercialization of nano-particle vaccines.
Asian Activities Report for January 6, 2012: Haier Group (SHA:600690) and LIXIL Corporation Set Up a New Factory in China
2012/01/06 13:00 - Asian Activities Report for January 6, 2012 includes: Haier Group (SHA:600690) and Japan-based LIXIL Corporation have set up a joint venture company in Qingdao, China, to be engaged in the manufacturing and sales of building materials and housing equipment; Tokyo Stock Exchange Group has filed a notification to the Japan Fair Trade Commission regarding its merger plan with Osaka Securities Exchange; KOSÉ Corporation (TYO:4922) has successfully developed "Broad-Spectrum Sunscreen Cosmetics" that have been proven to prevent the aggravation of photosensitive dermatitis; Mitsubishi Corporation (TYO:8058) and India's fertilizer manufacturer Zuari Industries Limited (BOM:500780) have formed a joint venture for the purpose of investments in rock phosphate assets in Peru.
Asian Activities Report for January 5, 2012: Titans (HKG:2188) Won Outstanding Contribution Enterprise Award 2011 in Zhuhai, China
2012/01/05 13:00 - Asian Activities Report for January 5, 2012 includes: China Titans Energy Technology Group (HKG:2188) says that its subsidiary Zhuhai Titans Automatic Technology has received an Outstanding Contribution Enterprise Award from the local government of Hengqin New Area, Zhuhai City, China; CK Life Sciences (HKG:0775) has signed an agreement to acquire Australia-based Peaty Trading Group and its related assets for approximately A$31 million; Marubeni Corporation (TYO:8002) says that its subsidiary Marubeni Access is now providing international IP-VPN service, named VECTANT Global IP-VPN to Japanese companies' overseas subsidiaries; Toray Industries Inc. (TYO:3402) has restructured its research and development bases in Shanghai and Nantong, China.
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