Posts Tagged ‘rise’

William Hill boss Topping sees pay soar

WILLIAM HILL yesterday snubbed investors by granting “golden handcuffs” worth £1.2million and yet another substantial pay rise to chief executive Ralph Topping to keep him at the company for the next two years. View full post on Business Stories

Midwest farmland value on the rise

Farmland values have reached all-time highs in Iowa as growing global demand for America’s agriculture products have helped to push commodity prices to levels farmers can smile about, agriculture expe View full post on Business Stories

FTSE 100 miners rise as copper climbs to a two-year high

Copper prices climbed to a two-year high on Friday, pushing up London’s large-cap miners Vedanta and Eurasian. View full post on UK Business Stories

Stocks Up As Citigroup Q3 Earnings, Homebuilders’ Confidence Rise

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Improved homebuilders’ confidence in October and Citigroup’s $2.2 billion third quarter profit drove stocks up on Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 81 points or 0.7 percent to close at 11,144. Bank of America was the top gainer. The Standard […]

U.S. Retail Sales Rise 0.6 Percent In September

Linda Young – AHN News Writer Washington, DC, United States (AHN) – Retail sales rose 0.6 percent, to $367.7 billion, in September with motor vehicle sales accounting for much of the increase, according to the Commerce Department’s U.S. Census Bureau. In a statement released Friday, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke said that sales excluding motor […]

All fuel prices climb

Santo Domingo.- For the week from September 18 to 24 premium gasoline will cost RD$163.20, a RD$2.10 rise, and rises RD$2.80 to RD$154.60 per gallon View full post on Business Stories