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2011-08-16 05:18:00

BIRKIRKARA, Malta, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The deVere Group, the world's largest independent financial consultancy group, has been following, like all investors globally, the emerging economic crisis in the eurozone and the US. The crisis has diminished confidence in currencies and the markets, leading investors instead to put their money into precious metals and Gold. Recognised usually as a safe haven, Gold is currently seen as an alternative currency, an investment trend...

2011-08-15 16:12:00

Cash Flow from Operating Activities of $29.7 million, Net Earnings of $15.5 million or $0.07 per share(All financial information prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS");all amounts in US$ unless otherwise specified) VANCOUVER, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Capstone Mining Corp. (TSX: CS) ("Capstone") today announced its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011.  Net earnings for the quarter were $15.5 million and...

2011-08-11 09:10:00

ST PETER PORT, Guernsey, August 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Guernsey property prices continue rises seen earlier in the year - Market confidence continuing to return, reports Skipton International Average property prices in Guernsey rose by a healthy 7.7% in the second quarter of 2011, compared to the same quarter in 2010, according to data released this week by the States of Guernsey. The overall trend both on a rolling annual and...

2011-07-15 11:00:00

LONDON, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The dollar hit 16-month lows against the euro and pound in April. The currency known as 'the greenback' also fell to all-time lows against the franc and yen. However, as bail-out discussions for Greece and Portugal continue, traders attentions are turning to the dollar once again. Neil Looker, Chief FX Dealerof City Index (http://www.cityindex.co.uk/), looks at why the greenback has risen in popularity - and how long the rebound is set to...

2011-06-20 08:29:00

BOSTON and EDINBURGH, Scotland, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scotland's oil and gas supply chain continued to post record revenues during the recent global recession, with total sales rising by 3.7% to 15.9 billion pounds sterling (approximately $26.1 billion dollars) in 2009, according to a new survey published jointly today by Scottish Enterprise, Scottish Development International and the Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI). This was driven by international sales...

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