BT Group Buys Back 2.6 Million Shares/Average 215.1632P
BT Group PLC (BT) said Thursday that it purchased from Merrill Lynch International 2.6 million of its ordinary shares at an average price of 215.1632 pence per share, which will be in treasury.
Wm Morrison Supermarkets Buys Back 0.6 Million Shares/Average 274.6486P
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW.LN) said Thursday it has purchased through Jefferies International Ltd. 600,000 of its ordinary shares at an average price of 274.6486 pence per share, which will be cancelled.
Chile Enersis Shares Drop 14% After Capital Increase Announcement
SANTIAGO, Chile--Chilean energy holding company Enersis SA's (ENI, ENERSIS.SN) shares dropped 14% on the Santiago Stock Exchange early Thursday after the company late Wednesday announced a plan to increase capital up to $8.02 billion.
Yukos Minority Investors Win Over $2 Million In Damages From Russia
Investors in Yukos Oil Co., once Russia's largest oil company, scored a small but symbolic victory over the Russian state Thursday, after an international tribunal awarded Spanish minority shareholders in the company over $2 million in damages from Russia.
GlaxoSmithKline Buys Back 1.6 Million Shares/1438P-1416.5P
GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) said Thursday it has purchased 1.6 million of its Ordinary shares at prices between 1438 pence and 1416.5 pence per share, which it intends to hold in treasury.
U.S. Domestic Air Fares Up 4.8% to All-Time High
U.S. domestic air fares jumped 4.8% year-over-year in the first quarter from the same period in 2011, according to data from the Department of Transportation.
Twitter Says Working to Fix Widespread Outage
Micro-blogging service Twitter said engineers are working to remedy an outage affecting users on multiple continents.
Worst Is Over for Brazil Loan Delinquencies--Santander CEO
The Brazilian unit of sprawling Spanish bank Santander (SAN, SAN.MC) is working overtime to upgrade the quality of its lending portfolios after posting a 4.3% decline in first-half profits due to a sharp rise in bad-loan provisioning.
FDA Panel Recommends Wider Approval of Roche Eye Drug Lucentis
A federal advisory panel recommended wider approval Thursday for Roche Holding AG's (ROG.VX, RHHBY, RO.EB) eye drug Lucentis.
Twitter Suffering Another Service Outage
Users of Twitter the world over were hit with an unexplained outage Thursday.