Статьи, помеченные тэгом ‘australia’

Stock markets cherish new hopes

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

By the end of the trading session, the MSCI Asia Pacific index grew by 1.47% to 756.82 points. Japan’s Nikkei 225 saw growth by 2.05% to 9301.32 points. China’s Shanghai Composite increased by 1.54%, while Taiwan’s Taiex went up by 0.78%. South Corea’s Kospi gained 0.70%. India’s Sensex grew by 1.86%.

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Asian markets don’t fail to astonish bidders

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Thursday, October 2, the principal Asian markets, with the exception of Indonesian and Thai markets, closed in green. According to yesterday’s data, the ISM index grew in July from 55.5 to 56.3 points, surpassing analysts’ forecast of a decrease towards 53 points.

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BHP Billiton annual profit doubles

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

The world’s largest mining company BHP Billiton has published data on double-plus growth of annual profit, which may contribute to the process of a hostile takeover of the Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan.

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Flight Centre and Vitec Group earnings rise

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

Australia’s largest travel agency Flight Centre has published data on record annual profits saying it expects to increase earnings next year. Thus, the company’s net profit after tax in the fiscal year to end June 30 was AUD 139, 9 million ($124 million).

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Foster’s Group Ltd suffering huge losses

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

Foster’s Group Ltd., the largest Australian producer of beer and wine, reported losses in the second half of the fiscal year after a writedown in its wine business. Brewing company’s net loss amounted to 820.1 million Australian dollars in the first half-year that ended in June, compared with a net profit of 27 million Australian dollars previous year, the company said.

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Caltex loses profits as Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) goes up

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) shares rose to 59.70 points, gaining +0.81 (1.38%) in the first half of the trading session. At the same time, Australia’s largest oil refiner Caltex Australia has published data on a 50% slump in profits in the first half of 2010.

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AWB Limited (ASX: AWB) and Agrium Inc. (NYSE: AGU): big changes ahead

Friday, August 20th, 2010

AWB Limited (ASX: AWB) accepted the generous offer by Agrium Inc. (NYSE: AGU). Absorption of AWB Limited (ASX: AWB) will be taken in the coming weeks, according to informed sources.

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Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC) and Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (LON: RBS) go down into the red

Friday, August 20th, 2010

Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (LON: RBS) shares are falling in price to 45.85 points, losing -0.62 (-1.33%). Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC) fell to 13.02 points, down -0.30 (-2.25%) yesterday.

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After Purchase of Arrow Energy the Royal Dutch Shell plc (LON: RDSA) wants to invest more

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Royal Dutch Shell plc (LON: RDSA) plans to invest up to $ 50 billion in Australia over ten years under the plan to increase its natural gas extraction segment.

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General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), Huaneng (NYSE: HNP), and Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) shoot higher

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) starts trading in the green zone, rising to 15.62 by +0.04 (0.26%). Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) shares go up to 22.41 points, gaining +0.36 (1.63%).

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