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Apple unveils stunning iPhone and iPad sales

Apple has outrun all previous quarterly revenue and profit records by posting 7.31 billion dollars (3.6 billion lats) in net profit in the third quarter of the financial year which rounded up on July 19.

Oil gains amid positive economy trends

Oil has risen by over a dollar, propelled by hopes of a U.S. debt deal, weaker dollar against the euro and smaller crude stocks.

Russia to make offshore companies reveal their owners

Legal Affairs department of president's administration has come up with a demand offshore companies operating in Russia must reveal their owners.

Gemius launches first free portal on online trends

Free of charge statistics on the key online trends is now available in Latvia for the first time, Linda Egle, public relations specialist at Gemius Latvia, told the business news portal BNN.

Airbus not yet to fly from Latvia

China could be a serious competitor in manufacturing huge aircraft, while Russia has great prospects for airplanes with 100-140 seats, say Raphael Sheffield and Antonio da Costa, representatives of one of the world's leading aircraft manufacturers - Airbus.

Euro under clinical death threat

EU leaders struggle to solve Italy and Spain financial crisis, moreover, the European debt crisis can soon turn into a massive event with a huge impact on the whole system.

IBM profit surges 8%

IBM net profit surged 8% in the first quarter of 2011, compared to the same period in 2010, according to the company.

Court ruling on ending Swedbank and Daugava legal proceedings - revoked

The Supreme Court ruling revokes Zemgale District Court ruling on rounding up AS Swedbank lawsuit against Daugava, SIA Piena un maizes nams Daugava, its board chairman Aigars Vaivars, Silvestrs Vaivars and Baiba Batraga.

Less couples opt for marriage contracts

Recent years show less and less couples choose to conclude a marriage contract, as 788 such contracts were signed in the first six months of 2009 and the figure dropped to 394 in the same period in 2011.

Nordea bank makes 4.9 million lats in Latvia

In the first half of 2011, Nordea bank Latvia branch posted 15.5 million lats profit before provisions for bad loans, while total revenues surged 20%.

Banks could be taxed to save Greece

To gather funds enough to save the deeply troubled Greece, eurozone banks could be applied a special tax, says Jean Leonetti, French European Affairs Minister.

Dollar drops while oil gains

Brent crude for September climbed 61 cents to 116.66 US dollars a barrel on Tuesday, July 19, amid dropping dollar and fear over shrinking U.S oil inventories.

US expert: e-voting is not safe

The Internet is growing more and more dangerous, so most of experts are convinced e-voting is not safe.

Former Saeima member: Latvia losing its brand along with bright people

Latvia lacks clear foreign policy, as the Foreign Affairs Ministry is functioning but still its comments come too late and they are to poor in contents as well, says Vaira Paegle, the former Saeima deputy.

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