Financial News from ACN Newswire

  • Takashimaya Viet Nam to Start Issuing Credit Cards with JCB and Vietcombank ACN Newswire - Fri, Jul 29, 2016 5:51 PM AEST

    TOKYO, July 29, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., today announced that Takashimaya Company, Limited (Takashimaya) and the ...

  • Sanofi Announces Q2 2016 Results ACN Newswire - Fri, Jul 29, 2016 2:33 PM AEST

    Paris, July 29, 2016 Sanofi Announces Q2 2016 Results Q2 2016 Change Change (CER) H1 2016 Change Change (CER) IFRS net sales reported €8,143m -5.1% -0.9% €15,926m -4.2% -0.8% IFRS net income reported €1,158m ...

  • DENSO Announces First -quarter Financial Results ACN Newswire - Fri, Jul 29, 2016 1:00 PM AEST

    - Consolidated revenue totaled 1,092.8 billion yen (US$10.6 billion), a 1.2 percent decrease from the previous year. - Consolidated operating profit totaled 67.2 billion yen (US$652.9 million), a 22.5 percent decrease from the previous year. - Consolidated profit attributable to owners of the parent company totaled 46.1 billion yen (US$448.1 million), a 37.6 percent decrease from the previous year.

  • Antara News Agency inks Media Monitoring Partnership with Digivla ACN Newswire - Fri, Jul 29, 2016 7:45 AM AEST

    JAKARTA, July 29, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Antara News Agency (ANTARA) signed the MoU of strategic partnership with Digivla, a media monitoring service provider, to establish an operational cooperation in the media monitoring service, which is hereafter referred to as 'Antara Insight'. Under the agreement, Digivla becomes the Media Monitoring and Analytics Partner to Antara to address the ever-increasing demands for a credibel and comprehensive media monitoring and analytics service in the Indonesia market.

  • Eastman Announces Second-Quarter 2016 Financial Results ACN Newswire - Fri, Jul 29, 2016 5:53 AM AEST

    Eastman Announces Second-Quarter 2016 Financial Results KINGSPORT, Tenn., July 28, 2016 - Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) today announced reported earnings of $1.71 per diluted share for second quarter ...

  • Singapore Scientists Grow Mini Human Brains ACN Newswire - Fri, Jul 29, 2016 12:48 AM AEST

    Mini midbrains provide next generation platforms to investigate human brain biology, diseases and therapeutics SINGAPORE, July 29, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists in Singapore have made a big leap on ...

  • Selective Sensing of Harmful Molecules with Light ACN Newswire - Thu, Jul 28, 2016 11:27 PM AEST

    When a target molecule binds to sensing molecules placed on the device's surface, this alters the path of light travelling through the medium, changing its "refractive index". This change of refractive index is used to indicate the molecule's presence. Brian Corbett and Muhammad Khan of University College Cork in Ireland reviewed the latest research in the field of "Bloch surface wave" devices, publishing their findings in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials.

  • Japanese Enterprises Team Up to Launch Virtual Power Plant Experimental Project ACN Newswire - Thu, Jul 28, 2016 9:26 PM AEST

    TOKYO, July 28, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Fourteen Japanese companies have come together to launch the "Virtual Power Plant Experimental Project," an initiative subsidized by the Agency for Natural ...

  • INGREDION INCORPORATED REPORTS STRONG SECOND QUARTER 2016 RESULTS ACN Newswire - Thu, Jul 28, 2016 7:33 PM AEST

    Second quarter 2016 reported and adjusted EPS were $1.58 and $1.73, respectively, compared to second quarter 2015 reported and adjusted EPS of $1.47 and $1.53, respectively Year-to-date 2016 reported and ...

  • Wintermar Offshore (IDX:WINS) 1H2016 Gross Profit Grows 19% to US$10.5M ACN Newswire - Thu, Jul 28, 2016 6:29 PM AEST

    JAKARTA, July 28, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Wintermar Offshore Marine (IDX:WINS - News) has reported 1H2016 financial results. Gross profit grew by 19% to US$ 10.5 million from US$ 8.8 million in 1H2015, driven by better margins in all divisions. Because of successful cost control measures implemented since last year, margins improved in the Owned Vessel division, thereby providing a 5% increase in Gross profit at USD 7.9 million compared to 1H2015.

  • Fujitsu Reports Fiscal 2016 First-Quarter Financial Results ACN Newswire - Thu, Jul 28, 2016 5:22 PM AEST

    TOKYO, July 28, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today reported a loss for the first quarter attributable to owners of the parent of 14.0 billion yen, representing an improvement of 4.8 billion yen compared to the first quarter of fiscal 2015. Consolidated revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2016 was 986.5 billion yen, down 78.5 billion yen over the last year. Although revenue in Japan from services increased, especially in systems integration and outsourcing services, revenue from mobile phones and LSI devices declined.

  • Honda Sets All-Time Monthly Production Record and All-Time Accumulated Production Records for the First … ACN Newswire - Thu, Jul 28, 2016 4:26 PM AEST

    TOKYO, July 28, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced a summary of automobile production, Japanese domestic sales, and export results for the month of June 2016 and the first half of the calendar year (January - June 2016). Production in Japan for the month of June 2016 experienced a year-on-year increase for the second consecutive month (since May 2016). Production in regions outside of Japan experienced a year-on-year increase for the 16th consecutive month (since March 2015), setting record high production for the month of June.

  • Toyota Announces Results for June 2016 and January - June 2016 ACN Newswire - Thu, Jul 28, 2016 3:35 PM AEST

    Toyota City, Japan, July 28, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation announces its production, domestic sales, and export results, including those for subsidiaries Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd., and ...

  • Aware360 Expands Its Industrial IoT Connectivity and Analytics with Gemalto ACN Newswire - Thu, Jul 28, 2016 3:23 PM AEST

    AMSTERDAM, July 28, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is enabling Aware360, a leading industrial IoT solution provider, to connect with ...

  • Mazda Production and Sales Results for June 2016 and for January through June 2016 ACN Newswire - Thu, Jul 28, 2016 3:05 PM AEST

    TOKYO, July 28, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation's production and sales results for June 2016 and for January through June 2016 are summarized below. I. Production 1. Domestic Production ...

  • Food Packaging Machinery Operations to be Transferred to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Mechatronics Sy … ACN Newswire - Thu, Jul 28, 2016 1:24 PM AEST

    In Pursuit of Synergies to Strengthen Small and Medium-scale Business Structures TOKYO, July 28, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Effective October 1, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will transfer the food ...

  • Mitsubishi Motors Corporation Announces Fiscal 2016 First Quarter Operating Results ACN Newswire - Thu, Jul 28, 2016 1:07 PM AEST

    TOKYO, July 28, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has announced its sales and financial results for the first quarter of the 2016 fiscal year (1Q FY2016) ending March 31, 2017. Negative impact from the halt in production and sales stemming from the issue of improper conduct in fuel economy testing in Japan and increase in costs on quality measures in market affected the decrease. Global retail sales volume for 1Q FY2016 totaled 221,000 units, a decrease of 16% or 41,000 units over the same period last fiscal year.

  • Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise New Business Models Offer Advanced Networking and UC&C Services ACN Newswire - Thu, Jul 28, 2016 10:09 AM AEST

    SINGAPORE, July 28, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - ALE, operating under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand, is launching new business models for partners and customers to take advantage of alternative methods to purchase and consume technology. As advances in technology drive a digital transformation in business operations, accessing IT services on an on-demand fashion opens up business benefits that protect operational investment and deliver productive, collaborative tools.

  • Avnet Enhances Solutions Specialist Support for Channel Ecosystem Worldwide ACN Newswire - Wed, Jul 27, 2016 10:33 PM AEST

    450+ specialists dedicated to accelerate growth in cloud, cognitive computing, data analytics, IOT, mobility, security and enterprise networking PHOENIX, July 28, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: ...

  • HKTDC Food Expo, Tea Fair & Home Delights Expo Open in August ACN Newswire - Wed, Jul 27, 2016 9:52 PM AEST

    Inaugural Beauty & Wellness Expo to Promote Healthy Lifestyle HONG KONG, July 27, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), four lifestyle fairs are set to open ...

  • DFH Issues Positive Profit Alert for 2016 Interim Results; Expects Over 25% Increase in Net Profit ACN Newswire - Wed, Jul 27, 2016 7:49 PM AEST

    HONG KONG, July 27, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Differ Group Holding Company Limited ("DFH" or the "Group") (stock code: 6878), a leading provider of short- to medium-term financing and ...

  • Toyota and Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Develop TransLog Telematics Service for Fleet Contractors ACN Newswire - Wed, Jul 27, 2016 3:55 PM AEST

    Toyota Motor Corporation and Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Co., Ltd. will launch a discounted insurance fee service on August 1, 2016.Toyota City, Japan, July 27, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation and Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Co., Ltd. will launch a discounted insurance fee service on August 1, 2016. This will be targeted at fleet contractors with 10 vehicles or more, and who implement the Accident Reduction Program1 that utilizes the TransLog telematics service2. Launched in January this year, TransLog is a Toyota Rent a Car telematics service for corporate car lease users.

  • Fujitsu Acquires US-Based Network Service Provider TrueNet Communications ACN Newswire - Wed, Jul 27, 2016 3:40 PM AEST

    Newly Combined Inside-and-Outside Plant Capabilities will Provide One-Stop Shop for Organizations Building or Upgrading Broadband Networks TOKYO, July 27, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Limited today ...

  • Mitsubishi Corporation Participates in Residential Development Project in Vietnam ACN Newswire - Wed, Jul 27, 2016 1:23 PM AEST

    Mitsubishi Corporation is pleased to announce that it will become a partner in a residential development project underway in Hanoi, Vietnam. The project is being developed by Bitexco Group of Companies (BITEXCO), one of the leading real estate developing enterprises in Vietnam.TOKYO, July 27, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce that it will become a partner in a residential development project underway in Hanoi, Vietnam. The project is being developed by Bitexco Group of Companies (BITEXCO), one of the leading real estate developing enterprises in Vietnam.

  • Hitachi to Introduce HIVECTOL-HVI-E2 Series, the Smallest in class Medium Voltage Multi-level IGBT D … ACN Newswire - Wed, Jul 27, 2016 12:41 AM AEST

    TOKYO, July 26, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi, Ltd. has introduced HIVECTOL-HVI-E2 Series to expand its product line of HIVECTOL-HVI medium voltage multi-level IGBT drives, which contribute to energy conservation in process plants, as well as improvements in productivity and quality. By adopting an all-in-one structure(2), the E2 Series has been made light and compact, thereby increasing the flexibility of installation, and improving efficiency in transport, installation, and maintenance operations.

  • Record Numbers Attend 27th Hong Kong Book Fair ACN Newswire - Tue, Jul 26, 2016 11:44 PM AEST

    Week-long literary and cultural extravaganza welcomes 1.02 million with HK$902 per capita spend HONG KONG, July 26, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - The 27th Hong Kong Book Fair ended today, after drawing record ...

  • Ambiq Micro signs distribution agreement with Fujitsu Electronics ACN Newswire - Tue, Jul 26, 2016 9:28 PM AEST

    AUSTIN, TX and TOKYO, July 26, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Ambiq Micro Inc., Austin, TX, a leader in ultra-low power integrated circuits for power-sensitive applications, and electronics distributor Fujitsu ...

  • Azelis announces Strategic Appointments and new Member of the Board ACN Newswire - Tue, Jul 26, 2016 8:19 PM AEST

    SINGAPORE, July 26, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Azelis, a leading global speciality chemicals distributor headquartered in Luxembourg, announces strategic organisational changes, including Asia, and a new appointment to the Board of Directors, to position the Group for further success. Supported by investors APAX and following the acquisition and successful integration of Azelis Americas, the former Koda Distribution Group, Azelis now has a unique global footprint and is geared for the next phase of growth and expansion. Asia represents a significant growth opportunity for Azelis.

  • Singapore-based Luye Medical Group Signs MOU with China's City of Chongqing for RMB2B Strategic Part … ACN Newswire - Tue, Jul 26, 2016 7:31 PM AEST

    - Luye to invest RMB 2 billion (about S$400 million) to develop tertiary general hospitals and specialty centres in Chongqing - MOU will allow Luye to introduce knowledge and expertise from Singapore, ...

  • Toyota Motor Thailand Revises Thailand Car Sales Projection and Reaffirmed Thailand as a Key Regional … ACN Newswire - Tue, Jul 26, 2016 6:21 PM AEST

    BANGKOK, July 26, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Thailand (TMT) has revised its sales forecast for Thailand, while reaffirming Thailand as one of its key production hubs for the Asian region. TMT also highlighted that Siam Toyota Manufacturing (STM), its engine production plant in Thailand, had topped 10 million units in engine production in May 2016. STM is the second Toyota engine plant outside of Japan to hit a cumulative production volume of 10 million units.

  • Gemalto & Ponemon Institute Study: Cloud Data Security Still a Challenge for Many Companies ACN Newswire - Tue, Jul 26, 2016 3:10 PM AEST

    - Simple measures by IT organizations provide protection for both corporate data and "shadow IT" needs. AMSTERDAM, July 26, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Despite the continued importance of cloud computing resources to organizations, companies are not adopting appropriate governance and security measures to protect sensitive data in the cloud.

  • Honda Announces All-new CBR250RR Sports Model in Indonesia ACN Newswire - Tue, Jul 26, 2016 11:46 AM AEST

    PT Astra Honda Motor, Honda's joint venture company in Indonesia for motorcycle production and sales, announced the world premiere of the "CBR250RR," an all-new 250cc sports model motorcycle.JAKARTA, Indonesia, July 26, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - PT Astra Honda Motor, Honda's joint venture company in Indonesia for motorcycle production and sales, announced the world premiere of the "CBR250RR," an all-new 250cc sports model motorcycle. The CBR250RR will be manufactured in its major market, Indonesia, making it the largest displacement Honda motorcycle to be manufactured in the country.

  • Luye Pharma Takes a Milestone Step Forward; Proposed Acquisition of Acino's TDS Business ACN Newswire - Tue, Jul 26, 2016 11:38 AM AEST

    HONG KONG, July 26, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - 25 July 2016, Luye Pharma Group Ltd. (2186.HK) (the "Company", and together with its subsidiaries, "Luye Pharma" or the "Group") announces its agreement to acquire the TDS business from Acino, through the purchase of the entire issued share capital of Acino AG and Acino Supply AG (the "Target Group") for EUR245,000,000 (the "Acquisition"). The Target Group is a Europe based global leader in advanced transdermal drug delivery systems ("TDS") and it is one of the largest independent TDS manufacturers in Europe. The product portfolio of the Target Group is focused on more sophisticated and higher margin specialty patch categories such as CNS, pain and hormone spaces under several successfully commercialised and hard-to-make formulations such as Rivastigmine, Buprenorphine, Fentanyl and fertility control patch.

  • China Jinjiang Environment Launches Initial Public Offering in Singapore ACN Newswire - Tue, Jul 26, 2016 10:44 AM AEST

    HONG KONG, July 26, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - China Jinjiang Environment Holding Company Limited ("Jinjiang Environment" or the "Company"), a leading waste-to-energy ("WTE") operator in the PRC with the largest waste treatment capacity in operation, has today registered its prospectus with the Monetary Authority of Singapore, in connection with its listing on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (the "SGX-ST"). Jinjiang Environment's business primarily focuses on the planning, development, construction, operation and management of WTE facilities in the PRC. It operates 16 WTE facilities in 12 provinces, autonomous regions and centrally-administered municipalities in the PRC, and has an additional (i) four WTE facilities under construction, (ii) 12 WTE facilities in the preparatory stage and (iii) two WTE facilities over which it has an option to acquire following the listing.

  • AIR Worldwide Expands Its Global Pandemic Model ACN Newswire - Mon, Jul 25, 2016 8:53 PM AEST

    For Immediate Release: AIR Worldwide Expands Its Global Pandemic Model World Bank Selects AIR to Model the Innovative Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility BOSTON, July 25, 2016 - Catastrophe risk modeling ...