News archive from 10 August 2013

Japan national debt at one quadrillion yen

The figure supplied by the finance ministry of Y1.008 quadrillion by the end of June amounts to about $11.51 trillion at current exchange rates. A quadrillion is one thousand trillion. Tokyo has the dubious distinction of having, proportionately, the...

 

Euro shares lifted by China data

European stocks climbed on Friday as strong Chinese factory data fuelled a rally in mining shares, while buoyant euro zone banks propelled French and Spanish benchmark indices to year highs. The FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares was up 0.7...

 

Japan national debt at one quadrillion yen

The figure supplied by the finance ministry of Y1.008 quadrillion by the end of June amounts to about $11.51 trillion at current exchange rates. A quadrillion is one thousand trillion. Tokyo has the dubious distinction of having, proportionately, the...

 

Euro shares lifted by China data

European stocks climbed on Friday as strong Chinese factory data fuelled a rally in mining shares, while buoyant euro zone banks propelled French and Spanish benchmark indices to year highs. The FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares was up 0.7...

 

Japan national debt at one quadrillion yen

The figure supplied by the finance ministry of Y1.008 quadrillion by the end of June amounts to about $11.51 trillion at current exchange rates. A quadrillion is one thousand trillion. Tokyo has the dubious distinction of having, proportionately, the...

 

Euro shares lifted by China data

European stocks climbed on Friday as strong Chinese factory data fuelled a rally in mining shares, while buoyant euro zone banks propelled French and Spanish benchmark indices to year highs. The FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares was up 0.7...

 

Trade panel rules for Apple in patent case

The US International Trade Commission on Friday ruled that South Korea's Samsung infringes on portions of two Apple patents on digital mobile devices, covering the detection of headphone jacks and operation of touch screens. The decision is likely to...

 

Trade panel rules for Apple in patent case

The US International Trade Commission on Friday ruled that South Korea's Samsung infringes on portions of two Apple patents on digital mobile devices, covering the detection of headphone jacks and operation of touch screens. The decision is likely to...

 

Trade panel rules for Apple in patent case

The US International Trade Commission on Friday ruled that South Korea's Samsung infringes on portions of two Apple patents on digital mobile devices, covering the detection of headphone jacks and operation of touch screens. The decision is likely to...

 
Premier to lead Asian trade mission

Premier to lead Asian trade mission

Tasmania's Premier says about 25 businesses and organisations will take part in her trade mission to Asia next month.Lara Giddings says the strongest participation will be from the export sectors of fruit, seafood, education, science, renewable energy...

ABC News, 11:00 in Business
 
Bell Bay future uncertain

Bell Bay future uncertain

The future of an aluminium smelter at Bell Bay in Tasmania's north remains uncertain after mining giant Rio Tinto reversed a decision to sell its operator, Pacific Aluminium.The decision comes as Rio Tinto announced its first half profit had plunged...

ABC News, 12:53 in Business
 
US blocks some Samsung imports in Apple patent case

US blocks some Samsung imports in Apple patent case

The US International Trade Commission has blocked imports of some older model Samsung mobile devices following complaints by Apple that the South Korean company had violated its patents.The ruling by the US-based trade body was the latest in a...

ABC News, 14:08 in Business
 

Boot went in after footy coup

Days before Lachlan Murdoch, who is chairman of Ten Network and a director of News Corp, had been given the heads up that Foxtel was planning to stick with Nine to bid for the rights rather than form a partnership with Ten. Murdoch was livid. He had...

 
Record Apple sales disappoint investors

Record Apple sales disappoint investors

The US technology giant Apple has posted a record first quarter profit of $US13.1 billion ($12.4 billion).The company's quarterly revenue hit $54.5 billion ($51.6 billion), which was very slightly below average analyst estimates. Apple sold almost 48...

ABC News, 14:25 in Business
 
Samsung announces 5G mobile data breakthrough

Samsung announces 5G mobile data breakthrough

Electronics giant Samsung says it has successfully tested superfast fifth-generation (5G) wireless technology that would eventually allow users to download an entire movie in one second.The South Korean company said the test had witnessed data...

ABC News, 14:25 in Business
 
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