Golden apps for traveling to London and following the Olympic games
Just in time for the Summer Games, here are a few apps plus ebooks to guide you through the Olympics and London.
Siam Cement 2Q Net Profit Down 43%; As Expected
Siam Cement PCL (SCC.TH), Thailand's largest industrial conglomerate by revenue, said Wednesday its second-quarter net profit fell 43% from a year earlier mainly because of declining oil prices that hit the value of inventories in its chemical business and the closure of a chemical plant at one of
AU Optronics 2Q Net Loss Widens; Outlook Weak
AU Optronics Corp. (AUO) Wednesday posted its seventh consecutive quarterly loss as it reeled under weak panel prices, sluggish demand and higher expenses, with little relief expected from the traditionally robust third quarter as consumers guard their wallets in an unstable global economy.
Siam Cement Plans to Invest THB10 Billion to Build Cement Plant in Indonesia
Siam Cement PCL (SCC.TH), Thailand's largest industrial conglomerate by sales, plans to invest around 10 billion baht ($315 million) to build a cement plant in Indonesia, President and Chief Executive Kan Trakulhoon said Wednesday.
Ericsson Closes Syria Office amid Safety Concerns
Swedish telecommunications gear vendor Ericsson (ERIC) has closed its sales office in Damascus, Syria, due to concerns for its staff's safety amid the ongoing armed conflict in the country, press spokesman Fredrik Hallstan said Wednesday.
Jaguar Land Rover to Hire More Than 1,100 Workers at UK Plant
Jaguar Land Rover PLC said Wednesday it will add more than 1,100 jobs at its Castle Bromwich plant in the U.K. to support the manufacturing of new Jaguar cars, in yet another sign that demand for the Tata Motors Ltd. (TTM) unit's luxury vehicles is strong despite the global economic uncertainty.
BAT Content with Hedging as Forex Effects Hit Profit
British American Tobacco PLC (BATS.LN) Wednesday said it remains content with its currency hedging strategy, even as weakness of major denominations in key emerging markets against a strong pound hit the tobacco giant's profit.
ECB: Banks' Credit Standards Tightening Broadly Stable in 2Q
Euro-zone banks tightened their credit standards in the second quarter of this year at broadly the same pace as in the first quarter, despite the region's deepening sovereign debt crisis, deteriorating funding conditions, and their ongoing balance sheet adjustments, the European Central Bank said
Siam Cement: 2nd Half Net Profit Likely to Exceed 1st Half; 2012 Sales to Exceed THB410 Billion
Siam Cement PCL (SCC.TH), Thailand's largest industrial conglomerate by sales, expects its second half net profit to exceed the 10.25 billion baht ($322.3 million) posted in the first half, thanks largely to a recovery in the spread of its chemical business, President and Chief Executive Kan
AAR Would Welcome 50-50 Ownership of TNK-BP With Rosneft-Interfax
The AAR group of Soviet-born billionaires said Wednesday they would welcome state oil company OAO Rosneft (ROSN.RS) as a partner in TNK-BP (TNBP.RS) if BP PLC (BP) decides to sell the oil giant its 50% share in Russia's No.3 crude producer, Interfax reported.