Thursday, September 18, 2014
Americans, Japanese and many Europeans aren't sold on the benefits of trade. They doubt that global economic ties create jobs or raise wages, an international survey conducted by the Pew Research Center shows.
French bank Societe Generale said Tuesday it was unblocking 2 billion euros in low-cost loans for small business as the European Central Bank (ECB) began a program to boost lending amid struggling growth in the eurozone.
Endo International PLC says it is making an unsolicited offer for Auxilium Pharmaceuticals that values Auxilium at US$28.10 per share.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Tuesday it was holding talks with government officials in Ghana on possible aid to surmount the African nation's fiscal and economic challenges.
New-generation Apple software for powering its coveted mobile devices is set for release on Wednesday, two days ahead of the arrival of its latest iPhones.
U.S. logistics giant UPS, criticized for late deliveries of Christmas presents last year, said Tuesday it has started to hire up to 95,000 temporary workers to avoid repeating the fiasco.
World stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday, buoyed by hopes that the Federal Reserve will not speed up plans to raise interest rates. A rally on Wall Street increased buying incentives, as well as a feeling that the Fed would fail to announce a significant policy shift.
The dollar held steady in Asia on Wednesday as investors await the outcome of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the day.
Oil prices fell in Asia Wednesday as dealers squared positions following sharp gains in the previous session that were stoked by indications the OPEC cartel will cut its production target next year.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Pili International Multimedia (霹靂國際多媒體), a hand puppet show production company, yesterday staged an earnings conference with much fanfare while announcing that its stocks are poised to be listed on the Gre-Tai Securities Market on Oct. 7.