Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

Demand More is a registered trade mark of MENAFN.COM

 
  Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced
AFP News
[-] Text [+]



 

(MENAFN - AFP) EU member states and the European Parliament reached an accord Thursday on a new regulatory system designed to prevent a failing bank from wrecking the economy.

Parliament had opposed an agreement reached in December by EU leaders on how to close down a bank in trouble, saying it was too unwieldy, but the European People's Party said these differences had ...

 

(MENAFN - AFP) German reinsurance giant Munich Re said Thursday it plans to buy back up to 1.0 billion euros ($1.4 billion) worth of shares by 2015.

"In the period commencing after the 2014 annual general meeting and extending up to the 2015 annual general meeting, Munich Re intends to buy back up to 13 million shares for a maximum purchase price of 1.0 billion euros," ...

 

(MENAFN - AFP) British luxury handbag maker Mulberry on Thursday announced the departure of its chief executive, Frenchman Bruno Guillon, with immediate effect after two years at the helm.

The company did not give a reason for the departure but it follows a profit warning from Mulberry in January following slowing sales in Britain and key market South Korea, sparking a ...

 

(MENAFN - AFP) Deutsche Bank, Germany's largest lender, said on Thursday that it was revising down its 2013 earnings to reflect the recent settlement of a long-running legal dispute.

Deutsche Bank said in a statement that net profit amounted to 681 million euros ($942 million) in 2013, rather than the 1.08 billion euros originally reported in January.

The reduction ...

 

(MENAFN - AFP) New Zealand's economy expanded 0.9 percent quarter-on-quarter in October-December 2013, taking annual growth to 2.7 percent, official data showed Thursday.

The figures, driven by a 2.1 percent rise in manufacturing, were in line with expectations and are unlikely to alter the central bank's policy of tightening interest rates, which began earlier this month.

Statistics ...

 

(MENAFN - AFP) Toyota has suspended 17 workers at its Indian auto assembly plants which were temporarily closed this week following protests against delayed pay rises, a union and company official said Thursday.

The workers were suspended for misconduct and indiscipline over the protests at the two factories in southern India, which the company says included threats against ...

 

(MENAFN - AFP) The brutal murder of a three-year-old boy in a mafia ambush in southern Italy shows that the so-called "code of honour" among members of organised crime groups is pure myth, according to experts.

Domenico was shot dead along with his mother and her partner when the car they were travelling in was attacked by gunmen in Taranto on Monday, sparking reactions ...

 

(MENAFN - AFP) Google co-founder Larry Page on Wednesday condemned US government snooping on the Internet as a threat to democracy.

His comments came during an on-stage chat at a TED gathering, where a day earlier fellow Google founder Sergey Brin had a virtual encounter with National Security Agency whistle blower Edward Snowden.

A photo of Brin smiling with a robot ...

 

(MENAFN - AFP) Several thousand Hungarian Jews marked the 70th anniversary of Nazi Germany's invasion of Hungary on Wednesday with a memorial service outside the Grand Synagogue in Budapest.

The service, organised by Mazsihisz, the country's largest Jewish organisation, was the first in a series of events marking the Holocaust, which claimed the lives of some 600,000 ...

 

(MENAFN - AFP) Russia's intervention in Crimea has cost it "real economic pain," the United States said Wednesday as it readied a new slew of sanctions to punish Moscow for taking over Ukraine's southern peninsula.

"The question at this point is not if we will do more sanctions, it's when," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters.

On Monday, Washington ...

First Previous 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 Next Last







 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country
Marketwatch News
UPI News
Comtex News

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help