Archive for August 24th, 2012

Saab manufactured military aircraft

Swedish defence group Saab to invest in India’s Pipavav

Sweden-based defence and security major Saab AB (STO:SAAB B) said today it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a strategic investment of SEK250m (USD37.9m/EUR30.3m) in Indian partner, ship-builder Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering Ltd (BOM:PIPAVAVYD). Saab said it […]

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Toronto, Canada

Canada’s housing market showing signs of US-style sub-prime mortgage crisis — report

It is almost four years after the global financial meltdown of 2008 and many parts of world are still trying to recover. Given the impact of the crisis,

VIsa

Visa increases stake in UK payments services firm Monitise

British mobile banking and payments services provider Monitise Plc (LON:MONI) said on Friday that Visa Europe Limited and Visa Inc's (NYSE:V) Visa International unit had agreed to buy

Sushi

Permira-backed Consumer invests in Japanese sushi chain Akindo

Irish investor Consumer Equity Investments Ltd (CEIL), backed by British buyout firm Permira Advisers LLP, said on Friday it had agreed to buy the stake held by Japan's

creditcard

Should we give you credit for your purchasing history?

The dependency and frequency with which people use credit cards nowadays means it has become increasingly important for consumers to understand the finer points of credit card usage.

Plumber

Fixing the UK’s leaking financial tap

By Dave Chaplin, CEO of ContractorCalculator As any plumber will tell you there’s more than one way to fix a leak – you can patch it

Kodak

Kodak hires Lazared to sell imaging unit in move to emerge from bankruptcy

US picture and printing specialist Eastman Kodak Company (PINK:EKDKQ) said it would shed its personalised imaging and document imaging businesses as part of its efforts to emerge from

Film production

Sony Pictures acquires a majority stake in UK’s Left Bank Pictures

Sony Pictures Television, a company of Japan's Sony Corporation (TYO:6758), said it had entered into the scripted production in the UK by acquiring a majority ownership in British

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