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30/01/2013

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Group plans to invest more than 450 billion rupees over the next two years, its newly appointed Chairman Cyrus Mistry wrote in an internal mail on Wednesday. Mistry, who has tak... Read More

28/01/2013

LONDON (ShareCast) - Wireless telecoms products group Filtronic  said stronger than expected wireless sales more than compensated for the shortfall in broadband and it expects full year 2013 results to come in ahead of current market for... Read More

28/01/2013

LONDON - Environmental technology group Porvair  reported a 40 per cent increase in annual pre-tax profit but said while 2013 has started well, with healthy order books, it remains cautious about the general economic outlook. For ... Read More

22/01/2013

The US chemical giant DuPont posted Tuesday results that were better than the market expected for 2012, and was optimistic for this year even though its net profit lost almost 20 percent to $2.78 billion. For 2013, DuPont said that sales shoul... Read More

21/01/2013

BEIJING (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , the world's No.2 telecom equipment maker, bounced back from a disappointing 2011 with a 33 percent rise in net profit for 2012, and forecast stronger revenue growth, buoyed by smartphone sales a... Read More

17/01/2013

Airbus  lost its top spot as the world's biggest maker of airliners to the US giant Boeing last year, but did better than expected and sees big sales this year. Publishing results just as Boeing is hit by a crisis of confidence i... Read More

15/01/2013

A new forecast for the UK's oil and gas industry has suggested a "boom" this year in offshore jobs as North Sea oil continues to experience growth. Oilandgaspeople.com, a recruitment firm specialising in the energy sector, has sa... Read More

14/01/2013

Jaguar Land Rover's sales director Phil Popham tells how the car maker achieved its best ever sales performance in 2012, as the company creates 800 new jobs in the UK. Jaguar Land Rover achieved its best ever sales performance in 2012, sel... Read More

10/01/2013

German top-of-the-range carmakers BMW and Audi  said Thursday they raced ahead to new sales records in 2012, with growth driven primarily by demand outside Europe. BMW said in a statement that it sold a total 1.845 million vehicles l... Read More

09/01/2013

OSLO, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Norwegian oil services firm Kvaerner expects that its work on the expansion of Royal Dutch Shell's gas facilities at Nyhamna in western Norway will be worth significantly more than it earlier predicted, it said on Wedne... Read More

07/01/2013

LONDON (ShareCast) - Engineering group Costain said its full year results would come in in line with expectations when it reports in March. As a result of new orders and contract extensions the group finished the year with an or... Read More

04/01/2013

Investors are hoping for a turnaround at the defence equipment group. Investors were betting fresh management changes at Chemring would herald a turnaround in fortunes at the troubled defence equipment group. The company has had a torrid t... Read More

03/01/2013

Defence companies competing for a £1.5bn contract to replace Britain’s military air traffic infrastructure will submit proposals over the next few days. Three teams including BAE Systems and Lockheed Martin are vying for the w... Read More

02/01/2013

UK factory activity jumped unexpectedly in December to grow at its fastest pace since September 2011, raising the chance that the economy eked out growth at the end of 2012. The Markit/CIPS Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index rose to ... Read More