Thursday, 31 July 2014

Latest News

  • 2 new reverse mortgage rules for couples

    21:00 | 31/7/14
    MarketWatch
    New reverse-mortgage rules kicking in Aug. 4 should provide peace of mind to married couples considering taking out these loans. Reverse mortgages (home loans for people 62 and older that let them convert home equity into cash) can be a useful way for ... more»
  • Asian Stocks End Mixed On Earnings

    21:00 | 31/7/14
    NASDAQ
    (RTTNews.com) - Asian stocks ended mixed on Thursday as investors treaded cautiously, taking cues from regional earnings and upbeat U.S. more»
  • Mystic Pharmaceuticals Receives Notice of Allowance for Novel Powder Drug ...

    21:00 | 31/7/14
    MarketWatch
    AUSTIN, Texas, Jul 31, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mystic Pharmaceuticals , Inc., a privately held, integrated specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today it has received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent Office for its “Medical ... more»
  • Power, banking units pull down...

    20:37 | 31/7/14
    Rappler
    MANILA, Philippines - Earnings of the Aboitiz family's holding company fell in the first half from a year ago on the weak performance of Its power and banking businesses. Aboitiz Equity Ventures' (AEV) consolidated net income fell 20% in January to ... more»
  • Pound to New Zealand Dollar Exchange Rate Fluctuates, UK Data Lacking

    20:37 | 31/7/14
    Currency News
    Yesterday the New Zealand Dollar exchange rate came under pressure as Fonterra Cooperative Group, the world's major dairy exporter, trimmed dairy prices. more»
  • UPDATE 1-BNP clients shrug off sanctions-busting as fine delivers Q2 loss

    20:26 | 31/7/14
    Reuters
    The 4.317 billion euro ($5.78 billion) loss, its first since the 2008 financial crisis, was the result of a 5.95 billion euro charge for a fine that was announced on June 30 after weeks of speculation about the size of the penalty. more»
  • First look at £7.1m Royal Northern College of Music concert hall redevelopment

    20:26 | 31/7/14
    Manchester Evening News
    Over 515 tons of waste has been moved out and 55 tons of steel has come in all through one small door, but the Royal Northern College of Music's £7.1m redevelopment of its main concert hall has reached the end of the build stage on time and on budget ... more»
  • Eyes on euro zone inflation after Fed tempers dollar rally

    20:26 | 31/7/14
    Reuters
    Adam Myers, head of currency strategy at Credit Agricole in London, said the dollar still looked strong but that gains, particularly against the euro, may be almost over for now. The dollar index is up more than 2 percent so far this month, on track ... more»
  • Increased numbers of migrants at sea highlight need for humanitarian ...

    20:15 | 31/7/14
    International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
    In Sicily, dozens of Italian Red Cross (ItRC) vehicles and ambulances as well as volunteers, receive migrants who land on the southern shores of Italy on a daily basis, exhausted and traumatized after a perilous journey at sea. Earlier this month at ... more»
  • POLL-Baht long positions at 15-month high; bullish yuan bets up

    20:15 | 31/7/14
    Reuters
    Sentiment on the rupiah was most optimistic since late May as investors welcomed Indonesia's new president Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, perceived as more business-friendly than rival and former general Prabowo Subianto. more»
  • Fitch Rates Thailand-based CP ALL's Secured Bonds 'A+(tha)'

    20:15 | 31/7/14
    Reuters
    ... USA, and the first store opened in 1989. Thailand is now the second-largest international licensee of 7-Eleven, Inc., after Japan. ... CP ALL's strong growth is likely to continue over the medium term, driven by new store openings and like-for-like ... more»
  • COL Financial: PSEi spending rest of 2014 in consolidation

    20:03 | 31/7/14
    GMA News
    Shares on the Philippine Stock Exchange will stay in consolidation mode for the rest of 2014 as rising inflation, political noise and high stock valuation keep market sentiment at bay, online brokerage COL Financial Group Inc. said Thursday. All these ... more»
  • Week Ahead What's On Listings 31-07-14

    20:03 | 31/7/14
    Lancashire Evening Post
    The Black Bull Inn, 83 Pope Lane, Penwortham, Preston. Tel: 01772 752953. Quiz Night: General ..... Admission: £1 (inc. tea & biscuits). St Wilfrid's Parish Centre, Chapel Street, Preston. Tel: 01772 259085. Line Dancing With Ann and Carole: Every ... more»
  • Fitch Rates Greenko's USD550m Notes Final 'B'

    19:52 | 31/7/14
    Reuters Africa
    RATING SENSITIVITIES Positive: Future developments that may, individually or collectively, lead to positive rating action include - Greater share of revenue from stabilised assets (at least 60% assets that have been in operation for at least two years ... more»
  • A frog for the killing

    19:52 | 31/7/14
    Pique Newsmagazine
    A proclivity for mass consumption of fellow amphibians is certainly bad news given the number of endangered native forms where bullfrogs have been introduced, but a related issue could also prove deadly: it's a natural vector of chytrid ... more»
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