|May 21 2013||Vodafone annual profits slump 90% on eurozone woes ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) British mobile phone giant Vodafone on Tuesday reported a 90-percent plunge in annual net profit after taking a vast impairment charge relating to poor business in debt-laden ...|
|May 21 2013||Microsoft readies new Xbox as entertainment hub ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Microsoft offers a glimpse Tuesday at a new-generation Xbox as videogame consoles evolve into home entertainment centers and adapt to competition from smartphones and tablets.
|May 21 2013||JPMorgan shareholders keep Dimon chairman, CEO ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) JPMorgan Chase shareholders Tuesday rejected a proposal to split the chairman and chief executive roles, handing bank chief Jamie Dimon a big victory.
The shareholder proposal to ...|
|May 21 2013||Softbank to issue record bonds for Sprint takeover ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Japanese mobile operator Softbank said Tuesday it planned to raise $3.9 billion through a record bond issuance in June to finance its proposed takeover of US firm Sprint ...|
|May 21 2013||Ryanair mulls Poland-Israel route for Auschwitz trips ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Low-cost European airline Ryanair is looking at introducing flights between Israel and Poland to cater for Israeli schoolchildren visiting the former Nazi death camp at ...|
|May 21 2013||Indonesia approves DBS purchase of Danamon stake ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Indonesia on Tuesday approved the purchase by Singapore's DBS of a 40 percent stake in Bank Danamon, but demanded the city-state open up its financial sector before any full ...|
|May 21 2013||SkyWest says to buy 100 Embraer jets ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) SkyWest, Inc. announced Tuesday it has struck an agreement with Brazil's Embraer for the purchase of 100 new E175 jet aircraft, with 40 considered firm deliveries.
The deal also ...|
|May 21 2013||Europe stocks trade mixed, London beats 13-year peak ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) European stock markets diverged on Tuesday, as London shot past its 13-year peak amid stimulus policies from top world central banks and a barrage of company results, dealers ...|
|May 21 2013||European power firms sound alarm over energy policy ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) French group GDF Suez led an attack by eight leading European power companies on EU energy policy on Tuesday, saying it had "failed" and was destroying parts of the sector.
In what ...|
|May 21 2013||Nobel laureate plays down flu pandemic scaremongering ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) A Nobel prize-winning scientist Tuesday played down "shock-horror scenarios" that a new virus strain will emerge with the potential to kill millions of people.
Peter Doherty, who ...|