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Jetstar boss Jayne Hrdlicka moves to A2, NZX50 gets second female CEO

Qanatas chief executive Alan Joyce said Ms Hrdlicka had made a tremendous contribution to Qantas and Jetstar. "Jayne has been instrumental in the expansion of Jetstar in Asia and she leaves with our best wishes for her next challenge". "I look forward to working with Geoff to ensure we maintain his strong legacy through the transition", she said. "Geoff is highly supportive of Jayne's appointment and has agreed to be available until December 2018 to assist the transition", the company said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sibanye-Stillwater makes all-share bid to take over Lonmin

Sibanye-Stillwater makes all-share bid to take over Lonmin

Sibanye-Stillwater said the offer would be effected by means of a scheme of arrangement between Lonmin and its shareholders under Part 26 of the UK Companies Act. Under the terms of the deal, Lonmin shareholders will receive 0.967 new Sibanye shares for each of their shares. With an appetite for transactions undimmed by the hefty debt incurred in the $2.2bn cash takeover of America-based Stillwater Mining, a palladium and platinum mining and recycling company, Sibanye has finally swooped ... Consulte Mais Informação

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United Kingdom house prices flat in November but will pick up in 2018

United Kingdom house prices flat in November but will pick up in 2018

There is "not much evidence" that scrapping stamp duty for most first-time buyers has increased activity in the sluggish property market, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Price falls are still falling in London, according to the RICS monthly United Kingdom residential market survey. The outlook for 2018 does not look particularly rosy with estate agents asked to compare the number of appraisals undertaken in November with the same period a year ago. Consulte Mais Informação

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USA and China Hike Rates

USA and China Hike Rates

This because although GDP growth and the unemployment rate turned out better than predicted in the Fed's summary of economic projections in December 2016, inflation hasn't. The Fed maintained its core PCE price index at 1.9% next year and 2.0% in 2019. As had been amply discounted by financial markets, the Federal Open Market Committee hiked the target range for the Fed funds rate by 25 basis points to between 1.25% and 1.50%. Consulte Mais Informação

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Company Uses Security Robots to Break up Homeless Camps

Company Uses Security Robots to Break up Homeless Camps

The K5 is equipped with four cameras that monitor its surroundings, and moves on wheels at speeds of up to three miles per hour. The robots are still used in the parking lot, she said . Renting an autonomously patrolling robot, especially one that takes up three feet of space on the sidewalk and is created to shoo people away, has riled up public space advocates and drawn charges that the SPCA is engaging in hostile design . Consulte Mais Informação

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National Planning Corp Sells 3672 Shares of Blackstone Group LP (BX)

Recent trading patterns in the stock of The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) have investors on high alert. It has outperformed by 3.79% the S&P500. Toscafund Asset Management Llp owns 650,000 shares or 11.48% of their USA portfolio. Optimum Inv Advsrs, Illinois-based fund reported 39,235 shares. Research And Management has 0% invested in The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) for 100 shares. Consulte Mais Informação

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BP blocked from Woolworths service station takeover by ACCC

BP blocked from Woolworths service station takeover by ACCC

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said this morning it will block the acquisition by BP Australia of Woolworths' service stations after a lengthy nine month review. However, Mr Sims said the difference in prices between Woolworths and BP could be even bigger at certain times in certain areas. "Competition in the Queensland fuel market is already weaker than other markets, so a BP takeover would only exacerbate this problem", she said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Jurys Hotel Galway sold as part of portfolio

Jurys Hotel Galway sold as part of portfolio

Pandox is acquiring 20 Jurys Inn hotels to be run by Middle East and European hotels operator Fattal, plus one other property that it will operate itself. CEO of Pandox Anders Nissen said the acquisition "fulfils all Pandox's strategic criteria regarding countries, cities and locations, as well as size, segment and profitability, contributing to a further diversification of our revenue base". Consulte Mais Informação

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Connected cars could help improve Britain's roads

Connected cars could help improve Britain's roads

That information could then be shared with local maintenance crews and other connected vehicles to help others avoid them. In a vision of the future outlined today the government company responsible for the road networks Highways England, said an intelligent network coupled with connected vehicles would improve how efficiently roads are maintained and at the same time improve safety. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trader's Buzzer: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

Price earnings ratio (P/E) ratio Analysis about Walgreens Boots Alliance , Inc. The price earnings ratio (P/E) ratio helps investors analyze how much they should pay for a stock based on its current earnings. Liquidity allows an investor to enter and exit a stock at a good price (i.e. tight spreads, or the difference between the bid and ask price of a stock, and low slippage, or the difference between the predictable price of a trade and the actual price). Consulte Mais Informação

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North Sea business out almost $30M a day on Forties pipeline outage

North Sea business out almost $30M a day on Forties pipeline outage

The U.S. peak, when records were only kept on a monthly basis, is 10.04 million bpd, set in November 1970. "It's kind of a mixed bag across the board - a little bigger than expected draw on crude but gasoline demand was down slightly". Apart from this, Britain's largest pipeline from its North Sea oil and gas fields is likely to be closed for few weeks for repairing works. "Now, we're basically where we were a month ago", Olivier Jakob of Petromatrix consultancy said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Chris Froome faces ban from cycling after failed drugs test

Chris Froome faces ban from cycling after failed drugs test

Mumbai - Four-time Tour de France victor Chris Froome said on Wednesday he followed medical advice by taking an increased dosage of asthma medication at the Vuelta a Espana in September. Sky said that the adverse finding "does not mean that any rule has been broken", and that the "finding triggers requests from the UCI which are aimed at establishing what caused the elevated concentration of salbutamol and to ensure that no more than the permissible doses of salbutamol were inhaled". Consulte Mais Informação

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