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General Press Release : 27 Feb 2009

AsiaNet Daily Summary - Press Releases for Friday Feb 27, 2009 General—27 Feb 09

FANNIE REPORTS... WASHINGTON: Fannie Mae Friday reported its fourth-quarter and full-year 2008 results, and filed its annual report on Form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission. http://www.fanniemae.com XIOCOM ACQUIRES... ATLANTA: Xiocom

Prasugrel Showed Significant Reduction in Cardiovascular Events in High-Risk Heart Attack Patients General—27 Feb 09

Results from a pre-specified analysis of the landmark Phase III TRITON-TIMI 38 study showed that patients with the most severe form of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) achieved a significant reduction in

Photo Relese: winner of VOLVO Ocean Race Extreme 2008 - 2009 General—27 Feb 09

Mr. Somsak Lertvittayatan, Assistant Vice President CST-LGT & BRD Operation of Machinery Solution Group of Italthai Industrial Co., Ltd. posed with ITI UNITY Team led by Mr. Puchong Sripawatakul, Parts Sales & Marketing Manager on the occasion of being

Abbott Opens New Pediatric Nutrition Manufacturing Facility in Singapore General—27 Feb 09

Company's Largest Nutrition Manufacturing Facility Will Serve Up to 1 Million Asian Infants and Children Each YearAnnounces Agreement to Open a New Nutrition Science Research and Development Center Abbott (NYSE: ABT) opened its largest nutrition product

CGAP Report Finds Interest Charges, Along With Costs and Profits, Are General—27 Feb 09

Microcredit Interest Rates Generally Reasonable Concerns that microcredit interest rates are unjustifiably high don't find much support in the available data, according to a new research report by CGAP, the global microfinance resource center.

BNY New York appoints head of treasury services for South Asia General—27 Feb 09

Treasury services expert to head teams in Singapore, Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Australia The Bank of New York Mellon has appointed John Hills as head of treasury services for South Asia. Reporting to A. Richard Brown,

HSBC receives continued recognition General—27 Feb 09

HSBC has built on the momentum of its Global Banking and Markets business, especially in the arena of debt capital markets (DCM), winning significant financial awards and topping league tables in 2008. HSBC was named IFR Asia Bank of the Year 2008.

Fund managers turning optimistic about Greater China equities General—27 Feb 09

*** 67 per cent of fund managers hold an overweight view towards Greater China equities; no underweight views for 1Q09*** ***Nearly 6 in 10 fund managers hold an overweight view on bonds; no underweight views for 1Q09*** Fund managers polled in HSBC's

Credit costs could put pressure on Vietnamese banks' capital General—27 Feb 09

Fitch Ratings notes in a just published special report, "Vietnamese Banks - Focus on Asset Quality: Three Stress Scenarios", that 2009 and beyond is likely to prove very challenging for Vietnam's banks. This is as loans quality is bound to deteriorate,

Islamic banks not unduly challenged by oil price drop and crisis General—27 Feb 09

The worldwide fall in oil prices and the global economic crisis has affected the Islamic finance industry, but the institutions' accumulated liquidity and capital will help them withstand these pressures, says Moody's in a new Special Comment. According

SWIFT names Patrick Curtin head of securities initiatives – Americas General—27 Feb 09

Former Executive Vice President/ Head of Global Securities Services, The Bank of New York Mellon, to build on SWIFT’s shared infrastructure and community SWIFT, the financial messaging provider for more than 8,500 institutions, has announced the

IAIS takes action on G20 and FSF recommendations General—27 Feb 09

The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) has issued two progress reports to the Group of Twenty (G20) and Financial Stability Forum (FSF). These reports respond to G20 and FSF recommendations in 2008 to enhance sound regulation,

Diabetes Patients With High Triglycerides and Low HDL Cholesterol get the Most Benefit From General—27 Feb 09

Fenofibrate treatment reduces cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk (defined by total cardiovascular events: the composite of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, stroke, and coronary and carotid revascularization) in patients with type 2 diabetes