10 November 2009 05:30 [Source: ICIS news]
Brown looks at £1bn helicopter order
Gordon Brown is examining plans to fast-track a big order of Chinook transport helicopters for ?xml:namespace>
Cadbury rounds on hostile Kraft bid
Kraft on Monday left open the door to increasing its hostile £9.8bn offer for Cadbury, refusing to rule out a higher bid to win over shareholders of the British confectionery group.
Companies and markets
Bush officials lead
Senior Bush administration figures including Zalmay Khalilzad, former
Overview: Dow Jones nears 13-month high
One of the main
Future of Palestinian authority is in question
Those close to Mahmoud Abbas said that he intended to resign and that other Palestinian officials would follow.
Navies of two
North and South Korean patrol boats exchanged fire in disputed waters on Tuesday, leaving a North Korean vessel heavily damaged.
Power for US from
Fuel from dismantled nuclear bombs, including Russian ones, generates about 10% of
Burberry looks online for ways to gain customers
Burberry’s new social networking site reflects a broader move by luxury goods companies to embrace the internet, hoping to attract a new generation of shoppers.
Shuvalov vows no AvtoVAZ layoffs
The specter of thousands of people being fired from the nearly bankrupt AvtoVAZ by year-end has rattled workers as well as the government, which is eager to avoid potential unrest amid the economic crisis.
Moscow sends mixed signals on Berlin Wall
The Kremlin is being overtly positive about the demise of the Iron Curtain, which led to the Soviet breakup, while at the same time harbouring resentment about its current position in
Gazprom’s first half profit falls 48%
Profit fell 48% to 296.2bn roubles ($10.22bn), from 573.7bn roubles during the same period in 2008, the gas export monopoly said in a statement.
Hearing on Okhta Centre pushed back
9 November marks highs and lows in German history
9 November is a key date in
EU info centres to be replaced with new ones
The recent closure of European Union Information Centres in
Swedish model to fight child sex trade
Business and finance
Expert warns of Turkish dependency on foreign energy resources
Oguz Turkyilmaz, a member of the board at the World Energy Council National Committee of Turkey, said
Islamic leaders pledge economic cooperation
Only Deutsche Boerse submits bid for majority stake in WSE
Deutsche Boerse is the only entity interested in taking over a majority stake in the Warsaw Stock Exchange, the State Treasury revealed on Monday.
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