Financial News from Business Wire

  • Air China Expands Los Angeles-Beijing Service Business Wire - Sun, May 3, 2015 7:28 AM AEST

    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Air China’s executives welcome today the cabin crew of the inaugural flight of the airline’s third nonstop Los Angeles-Beijing service (CA887/CA888) . The new third four times ...

  • Acucela Shareholders Elect New Board Members Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 11:36 AM AEST

    SEATTLE--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Acucela Inc. (TOKYO: 4589) (“Acucela” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage biotechnology company that specializes in discovering and developing novel drug candidates to potentially treat and slow the progression of sight-threatening ophthalmic diseases, today announced that shareholders have elected four new members to the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) at today’s special meeting of the Company’s shareholders (the “Special Meeting”). At the Special Meeting, the Company’s shareholders approved the two shareholder proposals that removed all of the members of the Board, except for Dr. Ryo Kubota, and elected the following new Board members: Yoshitaka Kitao, Dr. Shiro Mita, Eisaku Nakamura and Robert Takeuchi.

  • DTS8 Coffee Introduces a Special Premium Coffee for Shanghai Market Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 8:00 AM AEST

    MINDEN, Nev.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- DTS8 Coffee Company, Ltd. (OTCQB:BKCT - News) (BERLIN:9BE.BE - News) announced today that it has introduced a special, premium blend of “American Roast” coffee for sale in Shanghai, China. This “American Roast” coffee is specifically developed for the Chinese consumer and their taste profile. The coffees are artisan-roasted in DTS8’s roasting facility in Huzhou, Zhejiang province, China. Mr. Alex Liang, Chairman of DTS8, added, “This ‘American Roast’ coffee is refreshingly bright with sweetness, balanced perfectly with a smooth, chocolaty note giving it a special aged character.

  • FedEx Pledges $1 Million in Aid to Support Relief of Nepal Earthquake Disaster Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 7:55 AM AEST

    MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has committed approximately $1 million in cash, transportation support and a chartered flight to deliver critical medical aid and supplies to Nepal ...

  • Humanitarian Organization Utilizes Jacada Visual IVR to Enhance Nepal Disaster Relief Donations Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 7:00 AM AEST

    ATLANTA--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Jacada, Inc., a leading global provider of customer service technology designed to simplify the interaction between businesses and their customers, is honored to announce that its Visual IVR solution is being used to raise donations that fund relief efforts in Nepal. The magnitude 7.9 earthquake that struck near Kathmandu, Nepal has resulted in the immediate need for humanitarian response and donation for the region. Jacada’s customer, an innovative donation center acting on behalf of a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, has launched Jacada Visual IVR to offer choice and simplicity for donors contacting them from their mobile devices. To meet the urgency for funds while providing a convenient donation method for smart device users, the donation center was able to stand up a Visual IVR instance in less than two (2) days of the incident.

  • Arrow Electronics Completes Acquisition of ATM Electronic Corp. Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 6:15 AM AEST

    Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides a “safe harbor” for forward-looking statements.

  • The Cigna Foundation to be Honored by Arogya World Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 3:27 AM AEST

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- The Cigna Foundation will be honored Saturday by Arogya World, a Chicago-based non-profit that strives to change the course of chronic disease by implementing sustainable programs with measurable impact. “We applaud the Cigna Foundation's support of chronic disease prevention in low- and middle-income countries and believe their investment in non-profits, including Arogya World, will have great impact in the post-2015 world,” said Nalini Saligram, founder and CEO of Arogya World.

  • Capital Safety Acquires Python Safety, Inc. Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 2:00 AM AEST

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Capital Safety™, a global leader in fall protection and home of the DBI-SALA® and PROTECTA® brands, today announced that it has acquired Python Safety, Inc., a Woodstock, Georgia-based company that is a leading provider of dropped object prevention solutions for tools and equipment. “We are very excited to have Python Safety become part of Capital Safety. This acquisition is a natural extension for us and in line with our continued commitment to bringing workers home safely,” said Stephen Oswald, CEO, Capital Safety. “Struck-by falling objects is a leading cause of injury for workers and Python Safety’s portfolio of products are designed to prevent tools and equipment from falling.

  • Research and Markets: China Trade of Unroasted Iron Pyrites: Import, Export, Market Prospects 2014-2 … Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 1:57 AM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vxfqss/china_trade_of ) has announced the addition of the "China Trade of Unroasted Iron Pyrites: Import, ...

  • Research and Markets: Manganese Oxides Market in China: Business Report 2015 Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 1:54 AM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f3qsvl/manganese_oxides ) has announced the addition of the "Manganese Oxides Market in China: Business Report ...

  • Northern Trust Supports Victims of Nepal Earthquake Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 1:53 AM AEST

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Northern Trust (Nasdaq:NTRS - News) announced today it has designated US$50,000 to the Nepal earthquake relief through the American Red Cross network to assist with providing aid and shelter to those affected. “We at Northern Trust are deeply saddened by the devastation in Nepal caused by the recent earthquake and hope that our financial support will help bring some relief and comfort to those who are suffering in the wake of this disaster,” Northern Trust Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Frederick H. Waddell said. Northern Trust gave more than US$15 million to charities and civic organizations worldwide in 2014, and more than US$72 million during the last five years. Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq:NTRS - News) is a leading provider of wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking to corporations, institutions, affluent families and individuals.

  • Research and Markets: Sulphites and Thiosulphates Market in China: Business Report 2015 Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 1:47 AM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qtrvsw/sulphites_and ) has announced the addition of the "Sulphites and Thiosulphates Market in China: Business ...

  • Research and Markets: Magnesium Hydroxide and Peroxide Market in China: Business Report 2015 Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 1:43 AM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/np63rg/magnesium ) has announced the addition of the "Magnesium Hydroxide and Peroxide Market in China: Business ...

  • Research and Markets: Metal and Nonmetallic Chlorides, Bromides and Iodides, Chloride Oxides and Bromides … Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 1:37 AM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rnqqkf/metal_and ) has announced the addition of the "Metal and Nonmetallic Chlorides, Bromides and Iodides, ...

  • Research and Markets: Sulphates Market in China: Business Report 2015 Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 1:27 AM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cfspdq/sulphates_market ) has announced the addition of the "Sulphates Market in China: Business Report 2015" ...

  • Research and Markets: Iron Oxide Pigments Market in China: Business Report 2015 Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 1:24 AM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/65mdfv/iron_oxide ) has announced the addition of the "Iron Oxide Pigments Market in China: Business Report ...

  • Research and Markets: Sodium Peroxide and Potassium Peroxide Market in China: Business Report 2015 Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 1:22 AM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cmg8f9/sodium_peroxide ) has announced the addition of the "Sodium Peroxide and Potassium Peroxide Market ...

  • Research and Markets: Stearic Acid Market in China: Business Report 2015 Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 1:14 AM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ltdmwx/stearic_acid ) has announced the addition of the "Stearic Acid Market in China: Business Report 2015" ...

  • Research and Markets: Silicon Dioxide Market in China: Business Report 2015 Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 1:14 AM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qbc4mz/silicon_dioxide ) has announced the addition of the "Silicon Dioxide Market in China: Business Report ...

  • Research and Markets: Styrene Market in China: Business Report 2015 Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 1:06 AM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9n8lkd/styrene_market_in ) has announced the addition of the "Styrene Market in China: Business Report 2015" ...

  • Online Life Insurance in India: New Market Analysis from Technavio Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 1:05 AM AEST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- With the rise in internet penetration in the country, the online life insurance market in India is expected to grow at a CAGR of 25.36% from 2015-2019, says research firm Technavio. The proliferation of internet in India is fiercely driving the market for online life insurance products and services because of the growing awareness among the population. “Although internet penetration is still relatively low compared to developed nations, the penetration rate is increasing rapidly, which is expected to impact the online life insurance market,” says Faisal Ghaus, Vice President of Technavio. Various government initiatives like NeGP, SWAN and CSC are boosting internet use in India.

  • HCL to Showcase Innovative Tools at SAPPHIRE® NOW to Help Clients Develop Their Road Map to SAP® Business … Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 1:02 AM AEST

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. & NOIDA, India--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- HCL Technologies , a leading global IT services company and SAP partner, announced that it will showcase to customers and prospects its portfolio of innovative ...

  • Research and Markets: Inorganic Acid Market in China: Business Report 2015 Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 12:56 AM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ptl69b/inorganic_acid ) has announced the addition of the "Inorganic Acid Market in China: Business Report ...

  • Research and Markets: Hydrogen Peroxide Market in China: Business Report 2015 Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 12:51 AM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hrztq9/hydrogen_peroxide ) has announced the addition of the "Hydrogen Peroxide Market in China: Business ...

  • Research and Markets: Phosphites, Phosphates and Polyphosphates Market in China: Business Report 201 … Business Wire - Sat, May 2, 2015 12:41 AM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xkm7gg/phosphites ) has announced the addition of the "Phosphites, phosphates and polyphosphates Market in ...

  • Research and Markets: Lead Oxides Market in China: Business Report 2015 Business Wire - Fri, May 1, 2015 11:46 PM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/852h2l/lead_oxides ) has announced the addition of the "Lead Oxides Market in China: Business Report 2015" ...

  • Allegro’s Board of Directors Appoints Frank Brienzi as Chief Executive Officer Business Wire - Fri, May 1, 2015 11:45 PM AEST

    DALLAS--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Allegro Development Corporation, a leading provider of commodity risk management software, today announced that Allegro’s Board of Directors has appointed Frank Brienzi as Chief Executive Officer. He will also join the Allegro Board of Directors. Allegro has grown rapidly over the last five years, but our continued growth requires new skills and experience,” said Eldon Klaassen, Managing Partner at Cerium Technology and Allegro’s founder. Brienzi joins Allegro from Misys, a global software company based in London, specializing in banking, capital markets, lending and enterprise trading and risk management.

  • Research and Markets: Sublimed Sulphur Market in China: Business Report 2015 Business Wire - Fri, May 1, 2015 11:40 PM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kwz4gx/sublimed_sulphur ) has announced the addition of the "Sublimed Sulphur Market in China: Business Report ...

  • Research and Markets: Hydrazine and Hydroxylamine and Their Inorganic Salts Market in China: Business … Business Wire - Fri, May 1, 2015 11:35 PM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xz66z2/hydrazine_and ) has announced the addition of the "Hydrazine and Hydroxylamine and Their Inorganic ...

  • Research and Markets: Organic Salts Market in China: Business Report 2015 Business Wire - Fri, May 1, 2015 11:25 PM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/l79wt9/organic_salts ) has announced the addition of the "Organic Salts Market in China: Business Report ...

  • Research and Markets: Toluene Market in China: Business Report 2015 Business Wire - Fri, May 1, 2015 11:19 PM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qp39dd/toluene_market_in ) has announced the addition of the "Toluene Market in China: Business Report 2015" ...

  • Research and Markets: Halogens Market in China (Fluorine, Chlorine, Bromine and Iodine): Business Report … Business Wire - Fri, May 1, 2015 11:16 PM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p37r6h/halogens_market ) has announced the addition of the "Halogens Market in China (Fluorine, Chlorine, ...

  • Research and Markets: Uranium Natural, Enriched and Depleted Market in China: Business Report 2015 Business Wire - Fri, May 1, 2015 11:14 PM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pfjhx7/uranium_natural ) has announced the addition of the "Uranium Natural, Enriched and Depleted Market ...

  • Research and Markets: Vinyl Acetate Market in China: Business Report 2015 Business Wire - Fri, May 1, 2015 10:58 PM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gm3sps/vinyl_acetate ) has announced the addition of the "Vinyl Acetate Market in China: Business Report ...

  • Research and Markets: Zinc Oxide and Peroxide Market in China: Business Report 2015 Business Wire - Fri, May 1, 2015 10:53 PM AEST

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jh6s2w/zinc_oxide_and ) has announced the addition of the "Zinc Oxide and Peroxide Market in China: Business ...