Archive for August 1st, 2012

UK House Sales

Further decline in UK house prices

House prices in the UK are continuing on a downward trend, the Nationwide building society reported today. The Nationwide Monthly House Price Index reveals that prices declined for the fourth time in five months in July, falling by 0.7%. As […]

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UK Manufacturing

UK manufacturing shrinks at fastest rate for three years

The UK's manufacturing sector shrank at its fastest rate for more than three years in July 2012, a new survey revealed today. The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), compiled by

Google

Google acquires social marketing firm start-up Wildfire

US technology major Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has taken over local social marketing start-up Wildfire, the two parties said without providing financial details. Technology news provider AllThingsD cited sources close

AIG

SunAmerica agrees to acquire brokerage firm Woodbury

SunAmerica Financial Group Inc, the life and retirement services unit of US insurance giant American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG), has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition

Dynetek is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange

UK’s Luxfer acquires Canadian fuel storage firm Dynetek

UK materials technology company Luxfer Holdings Plc (NYSE:LXFR) said it had signed an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Dynetek Industries Ltd (TSE:DNK), a Canadian manufacturer

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