Wednesday, February 3, 2016
British oil company BP said fourth-quarter earnings plunged 91 percent because of sharp declines in oil prices.
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Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Aetna wrapped up 2015 with a 38-percent surge in fourth quarter earnings but chased that better-than-expected performance with 2016 guidance that misses Wall Street forecasts.
Italian manufacturer Wilier Triestina says it will sue the Belgian cyclist who used a motor on her bike at the cyclo-cross world championships in the latest scandal to rock the sport.
Two major global banks, Barclays and Credit Suisse, are paying a combined US$154.3 million to settle government investigations that they misled clients about being able to safely trade on their "dark pool" financial exchanges, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the New York Attorney General's office said Sunday.
Monday, February 1, 2016
Hon Hai Precision Industry chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) expressed confidence Sunday that his offer to buy out Japan-based Sharp is better than competing bids.
The chairman of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (鴻海), the world's largest contract electronics maker, predicted Sunday that his company's shift toward advanced technologies, such as big data and smart robots, will begin to show results this year.
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Sunday, January 31, 2016
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), the world's largest contract chip maker, doled out the highest average pay to its directors for 2014 of any company listed on Taiwan's stock market, the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) said Saturday.