2011/04/11 12:00 - Asian Activities Report for April 11, 2011 includes: Endocoal Limited (ASX:EOC) announced company development strategy and CEO appointment; China Magnesium Corporation Limited (ASX:CMC) has commissioned its existing magnesium ingot production plant in China and will commence magnesium production in April; Eden Energy Limited (ASX:EDE) has made the first commercial sale of its nano-carbon fibres to an industrial battery manufacturer; China Development Bank approves US$500 million project finance facility for Moly Mines Limited's (ASX:MOL) (TSE:MOL) Spinifex Ridge Molybdenum/Copper Project.
2010/01/12 13:30 - Wall Street rose overnight as investors were expecting improvements in fourth-quarter earnings results. US industrial shares lifted the Dow and the S&P 500 to new 15-month highs after the upbeat Chinese economic data. The US dollar dropped 0.5 percent against a basket of currencies.
2009/12/11 13:30 - Asian stocks mostly Friday moved higher at opening after the strong economic figures from the US boosted investor confidence. Today the focus will be on a series of economic data of China. The nation's key official figures on industrial production, CPI, and retail sales are due out later in the day.
2009/09/10 13:00 - Overnight US stocks rose for a fourth consecutive session led by industrial stocks. But market sentiment were dented after Federal Reserve report showed that consumer spending was still soft and retail sales were flat. The report also said labour market conditions remained weak across all districts.
2009/08/13 16:30 - LANXESS AG (ETR:LXSG)(PINK:LNXSF) significantly increased earnings in the second quarter in comparison to the weak first quarter of 2009 despite the ongoing difficult economic conditions worldwide. The specialty chemicals company posted EBITDA pre exceptionals of EUR 112 million, in line with its published guidance of EUR 100-120 million. The operating earnings figure was down 50 percent year-on-year but rose 70 percent from the first quarter of 2009 due to substantial volume increases, notably in Asia, as well as savings yielded by the "Challenge09" package of measures.
2009/03/02 10:31 - Despite the adverse environment under the global economic slowdown and dwindling market demand, Overseas Chinese Town (Asia) Holdings Limited (HKG:3366), together with its subsidiaries the "Group"), a top-of-the-line paper packaging products manufacturer in China, finds its principal business keeping a steady development pace.
2009/02/06 13:00 - Yesterday the Australian shares closed slightly lower with the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index down 0.3%, or 9.3 points, at 3428.6, while the broader All Ordinaries index declined 0.3%, or 9.7 points, at 3372.6. The market opened higher after the positive lead from the US and UK, but could also be rocked by the earnings of NAB and News Corp.