Sunday, April 18, 2010

The Latest Business News 18.04

Sharp jump in Singapore exports
Singapore reports a sharp rise in exports as shipments of electronic goods to the rest of Asia jump sharply.

£50m hardship fund for PMS savers
The NI Executive agrees a £50m hardship fund for people who lost their savings in the collapsed Presbyterian Mutual Society.

Geithner surprised at pace of economic growth
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says the economy is growing faster than the Obama administration expected.

Obama: I'll veto bill without derivatives curbs
President Barack vowed Friday to veto a financial overhaul bill that doesn't regulate the eclectic derivatives market, even as Senate Republicans lined up en mass against it.

Fears volcano chaos will push into mid-week
The cascade of cancellations continued Sunday as an Icelandic volcano poured out dust clouds four miles high, snarling international travel and stranding tens of thousands of passengers at airports across the world.

Volcanic ash cloud causes flight chaos
Volcanic ash from Iceland snarled air traffic across Europe for a second straight day Friday, causing the cancellation of thousands of flights, according to the intergovernmental body that manages European air travel.

UK Airspace Ban Extended To 1pm Sunday
A restriction on flights in and out of the UK has been extended until at least 1pm Sunday due to the volcano ash cloud drifting from Iceland.

More Toyota Recalls Over Spare Tyre Hazard
Toyota is recalling 870,000 Sienna minivans sold in America and Canada because their spare tyres could drop off into the road.

Toyota recalling 600000 Sienna minivans - Detroit Free Press
CTV.caToyota recalling 600000 Sienna minivansDetroit Free PressWASHINGTON -- Toyota said Friday that it was recalling 600000 Sienna minivans to inspect for rust in the cable that holds the spare tire, adding to the more than 6 million vehicles already under recall by the automaker this year. ...Toyota Announces Another RecallWLNSToyota Recalls 600000 Sienna MinivansMiamiHerald.comToyota recalls 600000 Sienna minivansThe Associated PressAutotropolis -Today's TMJ4 -BBC Newsall 1,151 news articles » read more

Geithner Confident on Financial Overhaul Vote - Wall Street Journal
ReutersGeithner Confident on Financial Overhaul VoteWall Street JournalWASHINGTON — US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Sunday expressed confidence that Congress would approve a controversial financial-overhaul package, but a top Republican lawmaker's reiteration of GOP concerns underscored the ...Geithner Sees Financial Overhaul Passing With Republican VotesBusinessWeekGeithner says economy growing faster than expectedThe Aurora SentinelGeithner: Obama taking steps to shrink deficitThe Associated PressPolitico -Daily Caller -Montreal Gazetteall 730 news articles » read more

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