Posts Tagged ‘boost’

Profits boost for Arcadia

Sir Philip Green’s fashion empire has revealed higher profits despite difficult conditions on the high street. Related Stories John Lewis reports bumber sales Banks in talks over reducing bonuses Fuel prices push inflation to 3.2% 1,800 more jobs to go at Rok Centrica profits days after hikes View full post on UK Business Stories

Caterpillar Acquisition, Better October Retail Sales Boost Stocks

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – The acquisition by construction equipment giant Caterpillar of mining-equipment maker Bucyrus International Inc. for $7.6 billion and a 1.2 percent increase in retail sales in October sent U.S. stocks climbing on Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average went up 85 points […]

Tata Motors net jumps 100-fold on JLR sales

Auto maker also gets a boost from buoyant local market, but warns exchange rates could affect profitability View full post on Business Stories

UK high street sales grow in October as retailers predict Christmas boost

Sales on the high street grew in October for the fourth consecutive month, albeit at a lower rate than expected, the CBI said. View full post on UK Business Stories

Turkey Looks East To Boost Economy

The Media Line Staff Ankara, Turkey Michael Grubb – Turkey expects 6.8 percent growth in 2010, according to a new report released by the Turkish cabinet. Entitled the Medium-Term Program (OVP), the report details the development of Turkey’s economy for the next three years. It was seen as an attempt to instill confidence among foreign […]

Support for tax agents could boost revenue

HM Revenue & Customs could boost tax revenues by providing more support to professional tax agents, a report has suggested. Related Stories Tax chief forced into apology Unpaid tax ‘not being written off’ Wealthy warned over offshore accounts Wolseley to move tax base to Switzerland Isa sales more than double View full post on UK […]