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Mechel OAO (MTL), a Russian mining and metals company, reported Thursday that it has signed a three-year agreement for coal supplies with Japan's JFE Steel Corp., a major Asian steel mill. The agreement will be in force until August 2018. According to the agreement, Mechel will annually supply JFE...

Juniper Networks (JNPR) and Telefónica (TDE.L, TEF) announced that Telefónica Spain has selected Juniper Networks MX Series 3D Universal Edge Routers to build a next-generation Metro network across Spain. Telefónica selected the Juniper Networks MX Series 3D Universal Edge Router portfolio to consolidate...

Swedish biometric technology company Fingerprint Cards AB (FGRPF) announced the launch of a new touch fingerprint sensors in the series FPC OneTouch. The new sensors are the company's first offering that can be mounted under a sheet of glass or ceramics. The new sensors are planned to be ready for...

BATM Advanced Communications Ltd. (BVC.L), a provider of real-time technologies for networking solutions and medical laboratory systems, said its Pathogenic Waste Treatment and Sterilisation unit has been awarded its first major contract in the agricultural sector from a major poultry farming company...

Self storage solutions provider Safestore Holdings plc (SAFE.L) reported that like-for-like Group revenue for the third quarter grew 8.6 percent or 11.3 percent in constant exchange rates, with good year-on-year performances across the business. The company report continuing positive trading across the...

Airplane maker Boeing Co. (BA) Thursday announced that it has finalized an order for 27 Next Generation 737-800s with UK Leisure Airline Jet2.com, valued at approximately $2.6 billion at current list prices. The order will be delivered over the next two years. Jet2.com, a unit of UK Leisure Travel...

Barclays Bank PLC (BARC.L, BCS) announced it has agreed to sell its Retail Banking, Wealth and Investment Management businesses and part of its Corporate Banking business in Portugal which serves small and medium-sized enterprises to Bankinter, S.A. Barclays has also agreed to sell its insurance business...

Low-cost airline easyJet Plc. (ESYJY.PK, EZJ.L) Thursday reported that it carried 7.06 million passengers in the month of August, a growth of 6.8 percent from 6.61 million passengers carried in the same month last year. The company noted that passengers represent the number of earned seats flown....

Swiss crop chemicals major Syngenta AG (SYT) said Thursday that it plans to divest its global vegetables seeds business. The high margin business has a significant global footprint and a wide array of best-in-class varieties. As such, it is expected to attract significant third-party interest. Syngenta...

Euronext N.V. (ENXB.BE, ENX.BR, ENX.AS, ENX.PA), a leading exchange in the Eurozone, Thursday said its average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book in August climbed 58 percent from last year to 8.619 billion euros. Activity on ETFs remained particularly dynamic with average daily...

Sandoz, a Novartis (NVS) company, Thursday said Zarxio (filgrastim-sndz) is now available in the United States. Zarxio is the first biosimilar approved by the US Food and Drug Administration and the first to launch in the U.S. The launch follows the FDA approval of Zarxio on March 6. The approval...

LafargeHolcim Ltd. (HCMLY, HCMLF) announced that following the successful completion of the merger to create LafargeHolcim, an exceptional scrip dividend of one new LafargeHolcim share for every twenty existing LafargeHolcim shares shall be distributed to all LafargeHolcim shareholders as announced earlier. The...

Sierra Wireless (SWIR) Thursday announced the industry's first integrated service platform that combines cloud, Internet of Things hardware, and managed connectivity services to support worldwide deployments. The new IoT Acceleration Platform provides global multi-operator coverage by combining Sierra...

Terra Tech Corp. (TRTC) Thursday said its subsidiary, MediFarm, received approvals from Unincorporated Clark County for two Land Use Applications for medical cannabis dispensaries to be located at 1130 East Desert Inn Road and 3650 South Decatur Blvd, in Nevada. The company has already received...

IBM (IBM) Thursday announced an expansion of its Internet of Things platform, called IBM IoT Foundation, through an integration with ARM Holdings Plc. (ARM.L, ARMH), providing out of the box connectivity with ARM mbed-enabled devices to analytics services. This fusion will allow huge quantities of...

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