Archive for February 1st, 2013


UK manufacturing output shows growth in January

Manufacturers in the UK increased their output in the first month of 2013. Factory output grew at the fastest pace since September 2011, a new monthly survey shows. The latest Purchasing Managers’ Index, compiled by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing […]

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US insurer MetLife acquires BBVA’s Chilean pension fund manager AFP Provida

US insurer MetLife Inc (NYSE:MET) on Friday said it had reached an agreement worth some USD2bn

Peanut butter

Anglo-Dutch Unilever completes Skippy sale to US-based Hormel

Anglo-Dutch consumer goods group Unilever (LON:ULVR; AMS:UNA) said it had wrapped up the sale of its Skippy peanut butter

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