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MARKETWIRE - 19 Mar, 2013
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 03/19/13 -- The financial sector took a hit Monday after the Mediterranean nation of Cyprus proposed a tax on current bank deposits, sending the Euro to a three-month low of $1.2880. The proposal invoked fears across Europe that deposits in other struggling countries may be also be targeted. Research Driven Investing examines investing opportunities in the Financial Sector and provides equity research on Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE: SAN) and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NYSE: BBVA).
African Press Organization - APO - 30 June, 2014
LONDON, United-Kingdom, June 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- GSK (http://www.gsk.com) and Save the Children today announced the launch of their second annual $1 million Healthcare Innovation Award at the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health meeting in South Africa. The award was established to identify and reward innovations in healthcare that have proven successful in reducing child deaths in developing countries.
African Press Organization - APO - 19 Sep, 2014
PARIS, France, September 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) (http://www.alcatel-lucent.com) has today been named by S&P Dow Jones Indices, one of the world's largest providers of financial market indices, and RobecoSAM, the investment specialist focused exclusively on sustainability investing, as leader of the Technology Hardware & Equipment industry group in the 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices review with an overall score of 91/100.
African Press Organization - APO - 09 Oct, 2014
ROME, Italy, October 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Food markets are more stable and prices for most agricultural commodities are sharply lower than they have been in recent years, according to the latest edition of FAO's biannual Food Outlook report and a new update to the Organization's monthly Food Price Index, both out today.
African Press Organization - APO - 29 Oct, 2014
PARIS, France, October 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) (http://www.alcatel-lucent.com) announced today that it has closed the sale of its subsidiary Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise to China Huaxin Post & Telecommunication Economy Development Center. Cash proceeds to Alcatel-Lucent are Eur 202 million.
African Press Organization - APO - 29 April, 2015
LONDON, United-Kingdom, April 29, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- On the occasion of the second edition of the BRVM Investment days (http://www.brvminvestmentdays.org), the regional stock exchange for the eight countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) and many West-African companies have met investors from the London Stock Exchange.
African Press Organization - APO - 08 June, 2015
PARIS, France, June 8, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Challenged by anticipated growth in fixed, mobile and IoT traffic, European operators are devising new technology designs and standards, drawing inspiration from highly optimized technology and business design of their Cloud peers. A new report from global management consultancy Arthur D. Little (ADL) (http://www.adlittle.com) and Bell Labs Consulting, the industrial research and advisory arm of Alcatel-Lucent, Reshaping the future with NFV and SDN, predicts that the shift to becoming a Cloud Carrier has the potential to significantly re-define how the industry competes in the cloud era.
African Press Organization - APO - 08 June, 2015
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African Press Organization - APO - 16 June, 2015
AMSTERDAM, Netherland, June 16, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) (http://www.gemalto.com), the world leader in digital security and Orange Business Services (http://www.orange-business.com), a global communications solutions operator and integrator, today announced the integration of Gemalto's market-leading SafeNet Authentication Service with Business VPN Galerie, the Orange Business Services secured cloud hub. Orange Business Services customers benefit from Gemalto's solution through Flexible Identity, which uses the SafeNet Authentication Service.
African Press Organization - APO - 26 June, 2015
LONDON, United-Kingdom, June 26, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- CDC Group plc (http://www.cdcgroup.com), the UK's government-owned development finance institution, has today announced its 2014 annual results. The organisation, which invests to support the growth of businesses and create jobs in developing countries in Africa and South Asia, made 19 new investment commitments totalling £296.5m and reported a total return after tax of £420.2m (2013: £117.3m). New analysis also showed that CDC-backed businesses contributed to the creation of nearly 1.3 million new direct and indirect jobs in 2014.