Rates on hold but another cut is likely

Rates on hold but another cut is likely

AAP The Reserve Bank says a rate cut remains on the cards despite its surprise decision to keep interest rates on hold. RBA governor Glenn Stevens said the board had deemed it appropriate to "hold interest rates steady for the time being" at 2.25 per cent, following February's 25 basis point cut. David de Garis, senior economist at National Australia Bank - the only one of the big four banks to …

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  • Seiko Instruments Releases New Automotive LDO Regulator Capable of 36V Input Voltage and 250mA Output … Business Wire - 3 hours ago

    CHIBA, Japan--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Seiko Instruments Inc. (SII) announced the release of the S-19212 Series automotive LDO regulator with 36V high input voltage and 250mA output current, featuring a super ...

  • Final Glance: Food companies Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    Shares of some top food companies were mixed at the close of trading: ConAgra Foods Inc. rose $.12 or .3 percent, to $35.10. General Mills Inc. fell $.29 or .5 percent, to $53.50. Hormel Foods Corp. unchanged ...

  • Final Glance: Tools and Appliances companies Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    Shares of some top tools and appliances companies were up at the close of trading: General Electric Co. rose $.12 or .5 percent, to $26.11. Snap-On rose $1.06 or .7 percent, to $148.29. Stanley Works rose ...

  • Final Glance: Beverages companies Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    Shares of some top beverages companies were mixed at the close of trading: Anheuser-Busch Inbev ADR rose $.11 or .1 percent, to $126.77. Coca-Cola Co. fell $.10 or .2 percent, to $43.20. Dr Pepper Snapple ...

  • Final Glance: Consumer companies Associated Press - 5 hours ago

    Shares of some top consumer companies were up at the close of trading: Clorox rose $1.28 or 1.2 percent, to $109.92. Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose $.19 or .3 percent, to $71.01. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose ...

  • Farmer Bros. Co. to Present at the 27th Annual ROTH Conference GlobeNewswire - 5 hours ago

    TORRANCE, Calif. -- Farmer Bros. Co. today announced that it will present at the 27th Annual ROTH Conference in Laguna Niguel, California, on Monday, March 9, 2015. Michael H. Keown, President and Chief ...

  • New FDA official inherits raft of projects, challenges Associated Press - 6 hours ago
    New FDA official inherits raft of projects, challenges

    One of the nation's leading medical researchers joined the Food and Drug Administration on Monday, taking on the agency's No. 2 leadership job at a critical juncture for prescription drugs, medical devices ...

  • AVX Introduces New High Temperature Solutions Catalog GlobeNewswire - 7 hours ago

    GREENVILLE, S.C. -- AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced its first applications-based catalog, the new High Temperature Solutions catalog, ...

  • Mrs. Freshley's(R) and Cinnabon(R) Expand Partnership With New Cinnamon Treats GlobeNewswire - 8 hours ago

    THOMASVILLE, Ga. -- Mrs. Freshley's(R), an award-winning brand of snack cakes and pastries from Flowers Foods, is pleased to announce the expansion of its partnership with Cinnabon(R), the global multi-channel ...

  • Mt Cook Alpine Salmon Honored as World’s Best in Ecological Sustainability by Monterey Bay Aquarium’s … Business Wire - 9 hours ago

    GLOUCESTER, Mass.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Mt Cook Alpine Salmon, farmed in freshwater channels connecting glacial melt water lakes in the Mackenzie Basin of New Zealand’s Southern Alps, is a product in a category of its own after Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch organization announced that its rating for both Freshwater and Marine Farms in New Zealand was that of Green or “BEST CHOICE”. New Zealand’s salmon farming industry leads the way with its best practice, natural ecosystems and clean, green, sustainable approach, and Mt Cook Alpine Salmon stands at the forefront. With a score of 8.59 out of 10 for its ecological sustainability from Seafood Watch, Mt Cook Alpine Salmon is the highest scoring salmon farm in the Seafood Watch rating system. It was the first Aquaculture facility in Australasia to achieve Best Aquaculture Practice certification from the Global Aquaculture Alliance in 2012, and first King (Chinook) Salmon supplier to meet very specific sustainability requirements of the Whole Foods Market chain in the U.S. last year.