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Signature Bank (SBNY) reported that its net income for the 2014 second quarter increased to $72.5 million or $1.48 per share, from last year's $53.6 million or $1.12 per share, primarily due to an increase in net interest income, fueled by record deposit growth and strong loan growth. These factors were...

German wind turbines maker Nordex AG (NRDXF.PK) Tuesday said it has received three contracts for the installation of its N117/2400 and the N117/3000 turbines in Turkey, totalling 64.2 MW. The company will be supplying to the new customer Erdem Holding seven N117/3000 Generation Delta turbines for...

Shares of Actelion Ltd (ALIOF.PK) increased around 3 percent in the morning trading in Zurich after the Swiss biopharmaceutical company reported Tuesday a more-than-doubled profit in its first half with higher product sales. The company also significantly upgraded its guidance for the full year 2014,...

Epiq Systems, Inc. (EPIQ), a provider of managed technology for the global legal profession, announced Tuesday that Daisuke Nakajima has joined the company's Tokyo office as Manager of Business Development, eDiscovery Solutions, Japan. Nakajima will be responsible for growing Epiq's client base in...

Diversified miner Anglo American Plc (AAUKY.PK, AAL.L) Tuesday reported that Kumba Iron Ore Limited reported headline earnings of R6,505 million for the six months ended June 30. IFRS headline earnings were $606 million, compared to $840 million a year ago. Anglo American said it will report underlying...

ARM Holdings Plc. (ARMH, ARM.L) reported that IFRS profit before tax for the second quarter ended 30 June 2014 significantly increased to 68.0 million pounds from 15.0 million pounds in the same quarter last year. Profit for the quarter grew to 55.5 million pounds from the prior year's 10.5 million...

Publicis Groupe (PGPEF.PK, PUBGY.PK) reported first-half pre-tax income of consolidated companies of 376 million euros, compared to 444 million euros, last year. Net income attributable to equity holders of the parent company (Group share) decreased to 260 million euros from 313 million euros. Earnings...

Enea (EDTDF.PK) posted lower pre-tax profit of 22.8 million Swedish kronor in the second quarter, compared with the year-ago period's 23.4 million kronor. On the other hand, net profit after tax was 17.8 million kronor, slightly higher than the previous-year figure of 17.1 million kronor. For the...

Actelion Ltd (ALIOF.PK) reported that its first-half pretax profit increased to CHF 336 million from CHF 234 million, last year. Net income was CHF 420 million, compared to CHF 199 million. US-GAAP earnings per share was CHF 3.62, compared to CHF 1.73. Core earnings per share was CHF 3.25, compared to...

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (RHHBY), Tuesday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted the company's supplemental Biologics License Application and granted Priority Review for Avastin (bevacizumab) plus chemotherapy for the treatment of women with recurrent platinum-resistant...

Sartorius Group (SDMHF.PK), an international laboratory and process equipment supplier, said its second-quarter 2014 relevant net profit edged down by 0.3% to 17.4 million euros, from the prior year's 17.5 million euros, on an underlying basis. Adjusting for extraordinary items, quarterly earnings per...

Norwegian aluminum producer Norsk Hydro ASA (NHYDY.PK, NHYKF.PK, NHY) reported Tuesday that its second-quarter net income was 269 million Norwegian kroner or 0.09 krona per share, compared to last year's loss of 665 million kroner or 0.31 krona per share. Underlying net income was 318 million kroner...

Swiss lender Credit Suisse Group (CS) Tuesday said second-quarter net loss attributable to shareholders was 700 million Swiss francs or 0.46 franc per share compared to net income of 1.045 billion francs or 0.52 franc per share last year. Loss before taxes was 370 million francs, compared to income...

HMN Financial, Inc. (HMNF), the $610 million holding company for Home Federal Savings Bank, Monday said second-quarter net income available to common shareholders rose to $2.0 million from $1.3 million in 2013. Earnings per common share were $0.44, compared to $0.30 for the second quarter of 2013. According...

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA) said Monday that it has agreed to acquire bailed-out Spanish bank Catalunya Banc S.A. for a price of up to 1.187 billion euros, or $1.61 billion. BBVA, Spain's second-largest bank, won an auction for Catalunya Banc. The Spanish government nationalized Catalunya...