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Electrolux third-quarter profits, sales up


Associated Press

STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Electrolux says third-quarter growth in the Americas and increased efficiency in Europe helped the home-appliance maker achieve a 42 percent jump in...full story
updated 2014-10-20 05:01 PM
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Electrolux third-quarter profits, sales up

Associated Press

STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Electrolux says third-quarter growth in the Americas and increased efficiency in Europe helped the home-appliance maker achieve a 42 percent jump in....Fullstory

2014-10-20 05:01 PM

U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) The U.S. dollar declined against the Taiwan dollar Monday, losing NT$0.006 to close at NT$30.415.....Fullstory

2014-10-20 04:44 PM

U.S. dollar closes down on Taipei forex

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Monday, shedding NT$0.060 to close at NT$30.415.....Fullstory

2014-10-20 04:09 PM

NT$3M fine, suspended jail terms in ASE pollution case

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Sentences ranged from 16 to 22 months, suspended for 4 or 5 years....Fullstory

2014-10-20 03:38 PM

Panasonic Celebrates 35 Years in China

Associated Press

BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 20, 2014--On October 14, 2014 Panasonic Corporation of China celebrated 35 years in China in a celebration held at the China World Hotel....Fullstory

2014-10-20 03:01 PM

Pilots at Lufthansa long-haul fleet to strike

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- A planned strike by pilots at Lufthansa has been expanded to include a one-day walkout Tuesday at the German airline's long-haul fleet. The....Fullstory

2014-10-20 02:42 PM

Government agencies tracing records of Dai Hanh Phuc oil imports

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

MOHW, COA and other agencies are tracing the disposition of nearly 50,000 tons of oil from Vietnam....Fullstory

2014-10-20 02:41 PM

KONICA MINOLTA Signs Global Leasing Framework Agreement with DLL for Global Major Account Business

Associated Press

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 20, 2014--Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) (TOKYO: 4902) (ISIN: JP3300600008) is pleased to announce that it has signed a "Global Leasing Framework Agreement"....Fullstory

2014-10-20 01:22 PM

U.S. dollar lower in early Taipei trading

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$30.388 at 10:00 a.m. Monday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange,....Fullstory

2014-10-20 10:24 AM

Taiwan shares open higher

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened 104.2 points higher at 8,617.08 Monday, on turnover of....Fullstory

2014-10-20 09:05 AM

Taiwan shares stage strong rebound

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan staged a strong rebound Monday following a rally on Wall Street last Friday....Fullstory

2014-10-20 04:47 PM

Asustek sees biggest Q3 gains in Asia-Pacific PC market

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. has won more ground in the Asia-Pacific personal computer market in the....Fullstory

2014-10-20 04:33 PM

Germany's tax take still rising as growth cools

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- New data show that the German government's tax receipts are still rising as Berlin faces cooling growth prospects at home and pressure....Fullstory

2014-10-20 03:42 PM

Vatican's Manuscripts Digital Archive Now Available Online

Associated Press

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 20, 2014--NTT DATA Corporation, a global IT services provider, today announced its deployment of a new application for accessing and browsing the Vatican....Fullstory

2014-10-20 03:22 PM

Electrolux President and CEO Keith McLoughlin

Associated Press

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 20, 2014--Regulatory News: Electrolux: (STO:ELUXA)(STO:ELUXB) In the third quarter of 2014, the Group's operating income increased by almost 30% to SEK 1.4 billion compared with....Fullstory

2014-10-20 02:42 PM

Electrolux Interim Report January

Associated Press

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 20, 2014--Regulatory News: Electrolux:?(STO:ELUXA) (STO:ELUXB) Highlights of the third quarter of 2014 ?E Net sales amounted to SEK 28,784m (27,258). ?E Sales increased by 5.6%, whereof currencies....Fullstory

2014-10-20 02:42 PM

Taiwan shares close up 1.76%

Central News Agency

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed up 150.26 points, or 1.76 percent, at 8,663.14 Monday on turnover of NT$78.03....Fullstory

2014-10-20 01:39 PM

ZTE Wins 30.77% Share of China Mobile Tender for High-Performance Routers

Associated Press

SHENZHEN, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 20, 2014--ZTE Corporation ("ZTE") (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment,....Fullstory

2014-10-20 01:01 PM

Japan minister resigns over campaign fund charges

Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's trade minister resigned Monday amid growing controversy over allegations that she misused campaign funds. Yuko Obuchi said at a news conference that....Fullstory

2014-10-20 10:01 AM

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