2011/09/19 12:07 - Asian Activities Report for September 19, 2011 includes: Alkane Resources Limited (ASX:ALK) has completed the Definitive Feasibility Study for its Dubbo Zirconia Project in New South Wales; New Guinea Energy Limited (ASX:NGE) reported today that the Siphon-1 wet gas well in Papua New Guinea had reached a depth of 3863.7 metres; Lemur Resources Limited (ASX:LMR) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Jiro sy Rano Malagasy; ActivEX Limited (ASX:AIV) announced further significant gold/silver intersections at the Barambah project; Time Technoplast Limited (BOM:532856) will commence its industrial packing project in Malaysia at the end of Q1, 2012.
2011/03/29 16:25 - Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE:OI), the world's largest glass packaging manufacturer, last week presented its complete Life Cycle Assessment study at the China Safe and Sustainable Packaging Summit in Hangzhou, China.
2011/03/10 12:00 - Australian Market Report of March 10, 2011 includes: Cardia Bioplastics Limited (ASX:CNN) has appointed Wesco China as its exclusive distributor in China; Manas Resources Limited (ASX:MSR) has commenced an extensive drilling and exploration program at its 100%-owned gold projects in the Kyrgyz Republic; Alara Resources Limited (ASX:AUQ) has commenced a drilling programme at the Khnaiguiyah Zinc Copper project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Noble Mineral Resources (ASX:NMG) announced high-grade gold intersections at its Bibiani Gold Project in Ghana.
2010/12/30 16:25 - Organized by Duxes Business Consulting Inc. and endorsed by powerful organizations around the world, 2nd China Safe & Sustainable Packaging Summit 2011 will take place on March 23-25, 2011 in Hangzhou, China.
2010/07/21 13:30 - The Australian shares opened firmer this morning after Wall Street rose on speculation that the Federal Reserve would provide more stimulus to the US economy. Mining sector delivered a strong gain in early trade, as BHP Billiton posted a report of record annual production.
2010/06/16 13:30 - The Australian share market delivered a strong opening on Wednesday as Wall Street's rally overnight boosted confidence in local market. S&P/ASX200 index rose 1.4 per cent in early trade, driven by resources, industrial and financial stocks. The Australian shares yesterday closed slightly lower with light volumes while Asia markets were mostly flat.
2010/04/13 10:17 - Australian paper merchant and manufacturer PaperlinX Ltd (ASX:PPX) said today that it is in the final stage of exit from its Tasmanian manufacturing operations.
It will close its Burnie Mill in Tasmania, with the balance of operations already closed. On completion of the closure, PaperlinX will solely become a merchant with business distributing paper, sign and display, graphics solutions and industrial packaging to a wide range of customers in Australia, New Zealand and Asia, Europe and North America.
2010/02/24 09:30 - The Australian share market finished almost unchanged on Tuesday as weakness in resources stocks offset gains in the banking sector. Asian markets were lower yesterday ahead of testimony by US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index edged up 0.8 points or 0.02 per cent, at 4718.3 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index had slipped 1.7 points, or 0.04 per cent, lower to 4731.
2009/12/21 09:30 - The Australian share market closed lower on Friday hit by National Australia Bank and Telstra. At close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index fell 19.8 points, or 0.42 per cent, to 4650.5 while the broader All Ordinaries lost 17.7 points, or 0.38 per cent, at 4671.9. The Australian dollar fell to a fresh 10-week low on Friday and closed at US$0.8888.
2009/11/20 13:00 - US stocks fell for the second day after a downgrade of technology companies such as Intel. Energy and materials shares also showed losses as commodities prices tumbled.
2009/08/18 15:30 - Amcor Ltd. (ASX:AMC), the world's largest maker of plastic soft drink bottles, said Tuesday that it will buy parts of Rio Tinto Ltd.'s (ASX:RIO) Alcan Packaging business for US$2.025 billion to expand its existing business in Asia and Europe.
2009/08/17 13:00 - Wall Street ended lower in light trading on Friday as reports showed weak consumer sentiment in August and an unexpected decline in July retail sales. The weak reports prompted investors to lock in gains from the recent rally.
2009/08/10 13:00 - An encouraging employment report sent the US stocks to a more than nine months high on Friday. The Labor Department released a report that the country's unemployment rate unexpectedly dropped to 9.4 per cent, its first decline in 15 months.
2009/07/23 13:00 - Wall Street finished mixed overnight. Dow and S&P 500 indices ended their rising streak while Nasdaq posted its 11th straight rise led by Apple and Yahoo. Investors started to lock in their profits from a series of rallies driven by earnings reports.
2009/07/07 13:00 - Yesterday, the Australian stocks closed lower led by weakness in mining and energy sectors following the drop in oil prices. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index lost 44.5 points, or 1.16 per cent, to 3,783.7 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index was 42.4 points, or 1.11 per cent lower, to 3,784.2 points. Analysts expect the market remains low trading volume as the investors were nervous ahead of the reporting season.
2009/03/09 13:00 - Australian shares closed lower on Friday. The Australian market sunk further into the red and languished in negative territory amidst gloomy economic news from here and overseas, according to CMC Markets.
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.