Thursday, 18 September 2014

Latest News

  • Power companies gain as investors bet on National Party win

    11:13 | 18/9/14
    Scoop
    Sept. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Investors in listed power companies appear to be betting the National Party will retain the government benches at Saturday's general election, leaving the sector's existing regulatory structure intact. more»
  • NZF flags reverse listing with unidentified business

    11:11 | 18/9/14
    Scoop
    Sept. 18 (BusinessDesk) - NZF Group, the financial services company, has entered into a non-binding agreement with an unidentified business for a possible reverse listing, and expects to acquire it by the end of the month.  more»
  • Secrets of bee keeping

    11:03 | 18/9/14
    San Jose Mercury News
    The life of a worker bee is short and not that sweet, says Mary Andre with the Mt. Diablo Beekeeprs Association, but the hives can go on forever. more»
  • Voter to decide on 14 state constitutional amendments

    11:03 | 18/9/14
    Opelousas Daily World
    Nursing homes, intermediate care facilities and community pharmacies are assessed a fee that is deposited into the Louisiana Medical Assistance Trust Fund. The money is supposed to be used as match for federal funds given to the state through the ... more»
  • Sky Arena and Shihad make NZ music history once again

    10:59 | 18/9/14
    Scoop
    Due to popular demand, Kiwi rockers Shihad and SKY ARENA will broadcast the country’s first ever pay-per-view concert encore - so no fan misses out.  more»
  • Services lead to growth in GDP

    10:54 | 18/9/14
    Scoop
    Strong growth in service industries saw gross domestic product (GDP) rise 0.7 percent in the June 2014 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today.  more»
  • NZ economy grows 0.7% in 2Q, led by services sector

    10:54 | 18/9/14
    Scoop
    NZ economy grows 0.7% in 2Q as surging services make up for weak primary sector  more»
  • Chinese hacking into critical Pentagon contractors

    10:52 | 18/9/14
    The San Luis Obispo Tribune
    Under one scenario, Bejtlich said, the Chinese could be interested in obtaining U.S. military logistical information because of Beijing's increasing control of Taiwan. “The most likely event that would cause a shooting war between the United States and ... more»
  • Exploration activities in South China Sea purely commercial: Pranab Mukherjee

    10:52 | 18/9/14
    Economic Times
    ON BOARD THE PRESIDENT'S SPECIAL AIRCRAFT: In a strong message to China on a day Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in India, President Pranab Mukherjee made it clear that India's oil exploration activities in South China Sea since 1988 are only ... more»
  • Dollar at 6-Year High Versus Yen on Fed as Gold Retreats

    10:41 | 18/9/14
    Bloomberg
    U.S. lawmakers agreed to equip Syrian rebels. “The tone of Yellen's testimony and the Fed Open Market Committee statement reiterated that a highly accommodative ... West Texas Intermediate crude oil dropped 0.5 percent to $93.92 a barrel after slipping ... more»
  • Want Solar to Succeed? Pay Your Utility Bill

    10:30 | 18/9/14
    Motley Fool
    SolarCity Corporation (NASDAQ: SCTY ) has championed household solar panel kits, but its prolific installations just don't add up to the same energy. SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive has publicly set a goal for his company of one million solar panel kits ... more»
  • FOMC Pulls Indices Up

    10:30 | 18/9/14
    AdviceTrade
    1.23 to 33.00, Trina Solar Limited (TSL) 97 cents to 14.47, and SunPower Corporation (SPWR) 76 cents to 37.60. On the downside, Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (RAX) got smacked for 6.95 to 32.39, Amazon. more»
  • EMCORE Corporation Announces the Sale of Its Space Photovoltaics Business ...

    10:30 | 18/9/14
    CNNMoney
    The management and employees at EMCORE have an established history of providing leading technology and reliable products to the worldwide satellite industry. ... To access the call, please dial (866) 428-9517 and reference conference ID 1118574 ... more»
  • Female Bank CEOs Deepen Malaysia Expertise Pool: Islamic Finance

    10:30 | 18/9/14
    Bloomberg
    “Because Malaysian banks don't discriminate between genders when recruiting, that means they can tap a larger pool of talent,” Abas A. Jalil, chief executive at Kuala Lumpur-based consulting company Amanah Capital Group Ltd., said in an interview ... more»
  • Kent-area community calendar | Sept. 17

    10:18 | 18/9/14
    Kent Reporter
    27, at the Town Square Plaza Park, corner of Second and Smith .... Autism Support Group: 6:30-8:30 p.m., second Wednesday of the month, Kent Covenant Church, main conference room, 12010 SE 240th St. Share resources and encouragement. more»
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