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35.2 million passengers sets new record at Barcelona airport in 2013

Barcelona’s El Prat Airport has ended 2013 strongly to reach a new record of 35.2 million passengers, amounting to a 0.2% increase over the previous year. Girona Airport, the second largest in Catalonia, has registered negative figures for the fifth … Continue reading

Boeing sets new orders and deliveries record on 2013

The plane manufacturer delivered 648 commercial planes last year and had a backlog of 5,080 unfulfilled orders, both company records. The figures mean it is likely to have beaten rival Airbus which will reveal its 2013 orders on 13 January.

US stock markets end 2013 on record levels

The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which is up by 26.5% for the year, rose 72.37 points to 16,576.66, its biggest annual gain in 18 years. The S&P 500 also saw gains of close to 30% for the year, and closed out 2013 up … Continue reading

$13bn record fine to JP Morgan

Some media said the United States banking giant JP Morgan is set for a record $13bn fine to settle investigations into its mortgage-backed securities. The fine relates to the sale of securities based on home loans, which led to the … Continue reading

Google shares trade at 1,000 US Dollars

Google shares have topped $1,000 for the first time, jumping 13.8% yesterday after the company reported better-than-expected earnings. Shares in the online giant closed 122 points up at $1,011.4, and have risen 42% since the start of 2013.

Google shares at record high

Google has reported a profit of $2.97bn during the July-September period, beating expectations. Shares in the company jumped to an all-time high in afterhours trading, rising 6% to $941.25.

Spanish public debt reaches record level

Spain’s central bank said the country’s public debt reached a record high in June. The central bank said the figure has risen to 942.8bn euros, equal to 92.2% of the country’s entire economic output.

Indian Rupee falls to record low

The Indian Rupee has hit a record low against the dollar despite recent efforts to prop-up the currency. Overseas investors have been pulling money out of Indian shares and debt on concerns over the economy.

US shares closed at record high

Shares on Wall Street picked up today to a new all-time high as investors bet that the United States central bank would continue supporting the economy. Federal Reserve officials encouraged investors to think the bank would continue to support the … Continue reading

Turkish bond yields reach record low

Turkish bond yields have hit new lows as investors greeted Moody’s increase in the country’s credit rating to investment grade. The rating upgrade to Baa3, although well below top-notch Aaa, makes the country’s bonds eligible to a greater number of … Continue reading

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