New Travel Credit Cards Add to the Mix
It's time to evaluate your wallet--are your credit cards performing the way you expect?
SM Investments 1st Half Net Profit up 13%; Property, Bank Operations Help
Philippine conglomerate SM Investments Corp. (SM.PH) said Tuesday its net profit in the first half rose 13% to 10.9 billion pesos ($260 million) from a year earlier, driven by its property development, banking and mall operation businesses.
Toshiba Scraps Plans for Windows RT Devices
Toshiba Corp. (TOSYY, 6502.TO) scrapped its immediate plans to release devices based on a new version of Microsoft Corp.'s (MSFT) Windows operating system, becoming the latest computer maker to show some hesitation toward the technology.
New Zealand 2Q Retail Sales Likely Supported Economic Growth
A stronger-than-expected rise in New Zealand retail sales likely supported economic growth in the quarter, economists said Tuesday, but it shouldn't have much impact on the central bank's current interest-rate cycle.
GM Korea Union OKs Tentative Wage Deal; Union Vote Later This Week
Unionized workers at GM Korea Co. have reached a tentative wage deal with the South Korean unit of General Motors Co. (GM), ending their 10-day strike which resulted in lost production of 13,300 vehicles.
ICICI Seeks to Sell 5.5-Year US Dollar Bond Issue - Term Sheet
ICICI Bank Ltd. (532174.BY) is seeking to sell a benchmark-sized U.S. dollar 5.5-year bond issue, according to a term sheet seen by Dow Jones Newswires Tuesday.
Ratchaburi Electricity 2Q Net THB3.30 Billion Vs THB1.89 Billion
Ratchaburi Electricity Generating PCL (RATCH.TH) - Bangkok Figures in baht Second Quarter to June 30: 2012 2011 Net Profit THB3,296,939,000 THB1,891,720,000 Earnings per share 2.27 1.30 Six Months to June 30 2012 2011 Net Profit THB4,872,326,000 THB3,087,875,000 Earnings per share 3.36 2.13 All
Asian Shares Mostly Up Ahead of Europe, US Data
Asian markets were mostly higher early on Tuesday as investors positioned themselves ahead of a raft of economic data coming out later in the day from Europe and the U.S.
Hong Kong Stocks Rise After 2-day Decline
Hong Kong stocks began Tuesday's trade on a positive note after a two-session decline, with the mining-and-metals and utilities sectors leading the recovery, although gains were restricted by a tentative start to mainland Chinese markets.
Australian Business Confidence up in July, Next Rate Move up -NAB
Australian business confidence surged in July even as business conditions weakened, with earlier interest rate cuts helping to buoy sentiment although profits stayed weak.