News tagged with economic uncertainty

Easier transition to offshore

Tomorrow's offshore oil will be highly viscous – and it will be a heavy job to bring it ashore. But newly-won knowledge is offering hope for fields that today would have been turned down by the economists.

dateMay 02, 2013 in Environment
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Wind turbine maker Vestas posts higher sales

Vestas, the world's top wind turbine maker, said Wednesday it was seeing the fruits of an extensive restructuring programme as it announced an annual loss but said quarterly sales were higher.

dateFeb 06, 2013 in Business
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Creating new skills and jobs for Europe

Around 77 million European citizens aged between 25 and 64 have no - or low - formal qualifications, stresses a new report published by the European Commission. This is nearly one third of Europe's population. Unemployment ...

dateNov 26, 2012 in Economics & Business
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Infosys profit up 5 percent, misses expectations

Profit at India's Infosys Technologies rose 4.9 percent in dollar terms for the September quarter, the company said Friday, missing expectations amid tepid demand from global clients struggling with economic uncertainty.

dateOct 12, 2012 in Business
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Apple loses round in Wall St.'s expectations game

Call it the curse of great expectations. Apple did just about everything right in its latest quarter. The company increased its profit by more than 50 percent and boosted revenue by nearly 40 percent over the same quarter ...

dateOct 20, 2011 in Business
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