Monday, 22 December 2014

Latest News

  • Asia builds while the EU talks about it

    14:30 | 22/12/14
    CNBC
    The AIIB's lending facilities will be a much-needed additional source of funds for India and Indonesia, because their current shortages of domestic savings amount to 2-3 percent of their respective gross domestic products (GDP). more»
  • Rex Bionics stock almost halves in value after sales warning

    14:25 | 22/12/14
    Scoop
    Dec. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Rex Bionics, the local company which listed on the London Stock Exchange’s growth-orientated AIM market in May, almost halved in value last week after it warned commercial sales will take longer than expected to eventuate. more»
  • Treasuries Holds Loss as Fed Prepares for Rate Increase

    14:07 | 22/12/14
    Bloomberg
    The 10-year yield was near the highest in about eight years over Group-of-Seven peers securities after the Fed said last week it will be “patient” on the timing of the first rate increase since 2006, replacing a pledge to keep borrowing costs low for a ... more»
  • How fracking got stopped in NY

    14:07 | 22/12/14
    Elmira Star-Gazette
    Dan Fitzsimmons, head of the Joint Landowners Coalition of New York group, listened to the decision from Cuomo's cabinet meeting in Albany streamed online to his farmhouse in Conklin. more»
  • China's Haitong Securities plans $3.86 billion Hong Kong private share placement

    14:07 | 22/12/14
    Reuters
    It said Dawn State Ltd, Vogel Holding Group Ltd and Amtd Special Holdings Ltd would be among buyers. Stocks in brokerages have jumped in recent months, with Haitong posting its highest ever quarterly profit for the three months ... Margin trading on ... more»
  • Court fills with Christmas drink drivers

    14:07 | 22/12/14
    New Zealand Herald
    She was due to appear on the charge today but said she was in hospital with a damaged pelvis after a fall. Hofsteede - who has 20 years' experience managing businesses in New Zealand, according to the company's website - called it a "one-off event". more»
  • Contribution to Maori Television Acknowledged

    14:05 | 22/12/14
    Scoop
    Maori Television has recognised the contribution of long serving Board member and Deputy Chair Tahu Potiki as he steps down from the Board.  more»
  • Here's why Kathmandu Holdings Ltd shares were smashed today

    14:04 | 22/12/14
    Motley Fool Australia
    The company said it will “experience a substantial reduction in the gross profit earnings in the pre-Christmas Day trading period compared to the equivalent period in FY2014”. more»
  • Arts Etc. — December 20, 2014

    13:59 | 22/12/14
    The International Examiner
    Trung Pham and Edward Lee are part of a group show entitled “On Capturing Transient Bodies” that also includes the work of Patty Haller, and Ingrid Lahti. more»
  • Asinate Serevi Named Top Female Athlete In Varsity

    13:56 | 22/12/14
    Fiji Sun Online
    New coach Mel Denham, who had migrated from varsity American International College this year, recruited a densely talented squad rife with all-star and international experience, and Serevi still managed to distinguish herself. “She played 13 for us ... more»
  • New day for Cuban-American relations

    13:56 | 22/12/14
    CBS News
    Scott Pelley is the correspondent. Nicole Young, Oriana Zill de Granados, Andy Court and Robert Anderson, producers. A truce has been declared along a frontline of the Cold War. more»
  • Korean Won Gains on Speculation Local Exporters Selling Dollars

    13:56 | 22/12/14
    Bloomberg
    South Korea's won strengthened amid speculation local exporters are selling dollars to repatriate overseas earnings as the year-end approaches. more»
  • Crowdsales Funding Innovation By Bitcoin And Its Community

    13:56 | 22/12/14
    TechCrunch
    Referred to as a crowdsale, this is a legal term to describe the action of pledges by users of bitcoin as a crowdsourcing resource to support the development of a software project. In exchange for the ... The process of a crowdsale is where a limited ... more»
  • Food desert, break-ins; Tri City wonderful; The Hochster; BEN Column, Dec. 21 ...

    13:56 | 22/12/14
    NJ.com
    There is no doubt that Laurel Lake in Commercial Township needs more eyes watching for break-ins and burglaries, and it also needs a food bank that distributes every week instead of once a month. Both can happen with cooperation. Otherwise, thieves run ... more»
  • New dating apps put women's safety first

    13:45 | 22/12/14
    SBS
    Tinder has been linked to the death of New Zealand tourist Warriena Wright who in August fell from the 14th storey Gold Coast balcony of a man she had met on the app. more»
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