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British Airways plc

LON:BAY ISIN:GB0001290575

British Airways plc is engaged in the operation of international and domestic scheduled air services for the carriage of passengers, freight and mail, and the provision of ancillary services. The Company's principal place of business is Heathrow. The Company also operates a worldwide air cargo business with its scheduled passenger services.

  

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Asian Market Overview of January 23

🕔1/23/2009 3:00:04 PM 14375

Tokyo stocks opened sharply lower Friday with investor sentiment hurt by Sony Corp.'s forecast of an annual operating loss as well as by a fall in U.S. shares overnight due to disappointing corporate earnings there. Yesterday the Aisan markets gained on the good lead from Wall Street. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index firmed 0.6% to 12657.99. The Shanghai Composite Index added 1%. South Korea's Kospi Composite rose 1.1% to 1116.23.

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Australian Market Report of December 19: Pre-Christmas Not Really Quiet

🕔12/19/2008 1:00:28 PM 11807

Yesterday the Australian shares ended flat as weaker Commonwealth Bank and energy stocks weighed on the market. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 10.6 points, or 0.3 per cent, at 3,581.2, while the broader All Ordinaries index gained 6.7 points, or 0.19 per cent, to 3,521.7. It could be fairly quiet during the pre-Christmas sessions. But the local market may be hit by the dropping commodities prices and the fears on US auto industry as US government has admitted that orderly bankruptcy can be one of the options for the troubled automakers.

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Australian Market Report of December 8: On Hope of US Trillion Dollar Rescue

🕔12/8/2008 1:00:01 PM 8542

On Friday, the Australian stock market closed lower, with the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index fell 42.5 points, or 1.2 per cent, to 3,489.9, while the broader All Ordinaries reversed 40.9 points, or 1.18 per cent, to 3,427.2. The ASX200 lost about 6.8%, and the broader All Ordinary fell 6.7% for the week. Resource stocks may continue the decline after the price of commodities, including gold, oil and copper fell.

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Australian Market Report of December 3: A Day with Good News

🕔12/3/2008 1:00:55 PM 11784

Yesterday the Australia market closed lower dragged by resource sector although the central bank's aggressive rate cut of 100 basis points lifted some sentiment in late trading. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index closed down 153 points, or 4.16 per cent, at 3,528.2, while the broader All Ordinaries index was 145.6 points, or 4.02 per cent, lower at 3,473.4. Analysts anticipate a rise today in local market with positive lead from the US and the RBA rate cut.

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    Headquarters
  • Waterside, P.O. Box 365 Harmondsworth
    Middlesex, ENG UB7 0GB
    United Kingdom
  • Telephone
  • +44-870-8509850 
  • Principal Sector
  • Transportation General 
  • Principal Industry
  • Air Transport 
  • Homepage
  • www.britishairways.com

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