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Monday, February 16, 2009

WASHINGTON COMPANIES - 2nd UPDATE: Hungary PM Unveils Econ Package To Weather Storm - FXStreet.com

BUDAPEST (Dow Jones)--Hungarian Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany has unveiled an economic package aimed at helping Hungary through the current crisis and paving the way for the adoption of the euro. The premier pledged Monday his cabinet will work to in Dow Jones News >

BRUSSELS -(Dow Jones)- The European Commission said Monday it has cleared Citi Infrastructure Partners, a unit of U.S. bank Citigroup Inc. (C), to buy a 42.83% stake in Itinere Infraestructuras SA, a Madrid -based highway construction company. Citi in Dow Jones News >

BARCELONA (Dow Jones)--Telstra Corp. (TLS) is witnessing a softening in usage across its operations, but telecommunications should remain more resilient than other sectors in a weakening economy, Chief Executive Solomon Trujillo said Monday. "We are in Dow Jones News >

Eurex, the international derivatives exchange, will launch four new commodity index Futures on March 30. Europe’s largest derivatives exchange will be the first European exchange to enable trading in commodity index derivatives. The new futures in Dow Jones News >

CANBERRA (Dow Jones)--Beef production in Australia, a major global supplier, rose in the fourth quarter of 2008 to a trend estimate 539,977 metric tons from 538,504 tons in the third quarter, up 2.9% on year, the government's Bureau of Statistics in Dow Jones News >

BARCELONA (Dow Jones)--The market for mobile phone handsets is proving difficult at the start of 2009 although pressure on prices is "not exceptional," Sony Ericsson's head of sales and marketing said Monday. "The overall market conditions are very in Dow Jones News >

Four new index futures based on Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Indexes to be introduced on 30 March The international derivatives exchange Eurex announced today, that it will launch four new commodity index futures on 30 March. Europe’s largest in Dow Jones News >

NWS   Loading       ( )   ] to cover the advisory fees for the Bancrofts of at least $30 million, The Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site. The Bancroft family controls Dow Jones through its 64% stake in voting stock of the in Dow Jones News >

WARSAW (Dow Jones)--Poland's foreign trade deficit widened to EUR24.76 billion in 2008 from a deficit of EUR18.55 billion in 2007, data issued Monday by the Central Statistical Office, or GUS, showed. Exports totaled EUR114.57 billion after 12 months in Dow Jones News >

FRANKFURT -(Dow Jones)- Shares in German pay-TV station Premiere AG (PRE.XE) fell Monday after it posted a wider fourth quarter net loss, missing expectations, as revenue fell partly on consolidation effects and higher costs. The Unterfoehring in Dow Jones News >

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