Golden apps for traveling to London and following the Olympic games
Just in time for the Summer Games, here are a few apps plus ebooks to guide you through the Olympics and London.
Newcrest Says Fiscal Year Gold Output Down 15%, Mines Hit By Heavy Rain
Newcrest Mining Ltd. (NCM.AU), Australia's largest gold producer by market value, Thursday reported a 15% fall in full-year gold production, to 2.29 million troy ounces after heavy rains disrupted operations and major projects struggled.
United Tech to Sell Hamilton Sundstrand Units
United Technologies Corp. (UTX) confirmed it has agreed to sell units of its Hamilton Sundstrand subsidiary to private-equity groups for $3.46 billion.
Australia's PM Says Qantas Will Always be Majority Australia Owned
Qantas Airways Ltd. (QAN.AU) will always be majority Australian owned but it will make its own commercial arrangements, Prime Minister Julia Gillard said Thursday.
Brazil Miner Vale 2Q Profit Slides on Lower Iron Ore Prices, Forex
Brazilian mining giant Vale (VALE, VALE5.BR) reported late Wednesday a nearly 60% year-on-year decline in net profit in the second quarter as the company confronted lower prices for iron ore and nickel, as well as accounting effects related to the real's depreciation against the U.S. dollar.
LG Display: To Invest KRW1.2 Trillion for Advanced Smaller Smartphone Displays
Flat-panel maker LG Display Co. (034220.SE) Thursday said it would switch an investment of KRW1.2 trillion, or about $1 billion, planned for liquid crystal displays to spend on more upgraded panels, mainly used for smaller mobile devices, such as smartphones.
Caltex To Shut Sydney Refinery, Keep Brisbane Facility Alive
Caltex Australia Ltd. (CTX.AU) said Thursday it will close its Kurnell refinery in Sydney and convert it to a fuel import terminal by 2014 as it struggles to compete with larger-scale facilities in Asia.
Argentina Stocks Up Amid Reports of Electricity-Rate Increases
Argentine stocks rose Wednesday amid reports that the province of Buenos Aires has decided to let power distributors raise electricity rates by up to 28%.
South Korea Economy Grows Less Than Forecast In Q2
South Korea's economy expanded 0.4% during the April-June quarter, for a rise of 2.4% from a year earlier, according to reported government data Thursday.