China United Network Communications to Sell CNY15 Billion 2-Month Bills Monday - Source
China United Network Communications Corp., a wholly-owned unit of China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd. (0762.HK), plans to sell 15 billion yuan ($2.37 billion) worth of two-month bills on the interbank market Monday, a person familiar with the situation said Thursday.
Gold, Oil Rise Sharply After China Data
Gold and crude-oil futures surged in electronic trade Thursday after Chinese manufacturing data showed significant deterioration.
Norris loses 10th straight as Astros fall to Cardinals 4-2
Bud Norris just can't catch a break. He lost his 10th straight decision as Houston fell to the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Wednesday night. Norris (5-11) allowed three runs in six innings. He's got a 6.78 ERA in his last 14 starts in which he's 0-10. "I didn't have my best slider tonight but I
Miley helps D'Backs to doubleheader sweep of Marlins
Wade Miley went eight strong innings on Wednesday and the Arizona Diamondbacks downed the Miami Marlins, 3-0, in the nightcap of a doubleheader.Miley (14-8) scattered four hits, issued just one walk, and struck out five -- including the final three batters he faced
Researchers say new AIDS-like mystery disease is not contagious
Mysterious new disease that has left scores of people in Asia and some in the United States with AIDS-like symptoms even though they are not infected with HIV identified/
Fortescue Says FY12 Net Profit Up 53%, Debt Pile Jumps
Fortescue Metals Group Ltd. (FMG.AU) Thursday reported a 53% rise in full-year net profit, but saw its debt pile swell to US$8.5 billion as it presses on with plans to triple iron ore output in Australia's Pilbara region despite slumping commodity prices.
Heineken Buys More Asia Pacific Breweries Shares
Heineken NV (HEIA.AE) bought over $40.2 million worth of Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd. (A46.SG) shares on Wednesday, raising its direct stake in the Singapore company to 12.54% as the Dutch brewer continues shoring up its bid to acquire the maker of Tiger Beer.
IAG Shares Near 2.5-Year High As Investors Cheer 2012 Results
Shares in Insurance Australia Group Ltd. (IAG.AU) surged to a nearly 2.5-year high on Thursday as investors shrugged off poor results from the group's ailing U.K. business to focus on growth in its domestic business.
ISS Criticizes Merger Between Glencore and Xstrata Merger -FT
Shareholder advisory firm ISS has recommended shareholders vote against the proposed merger between Glencore International PLC (GLEN.LN) and Xstrata PLC (XTA.LN), the Financial Times newspaper reported Wednesday on its website.