latest news releases from the newsroom
November Sales SEK 7.4 Billion (6.0)
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 09, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- In view of the flood of information during the preceding week and speculation in connection with this on the business trend, Skandia is releasing information on sales for the month of November. Skandia does not intend to continue reporting monthly sales figures in the future.
American Skandia -- Market Timing
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 09, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skandia is aware that certain practices engaged in by several entities in the mutual fund and variable annuity industries in the United States have come under the scrutiny of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the New York Attorney General's Office and certain other US regulators. Specifically, several US mutual fund companies and broker/dealers have been accused of allowing trading in mutual funds after ordinary time cutoffs (generally, 4 p.m. New York time) and allowing frequent trading, or "market timing," in mutual funds, which may be harmful to the interests of other unit holders.
Trigen Presents Data on a Neutralising Agent for its Anti-Coagulant Direct Thrombin Inhibitors
LONDON, Dec. 09, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Trigen Ltd today announced that preclinical studies with a neutralising agent showed a specific, rapid and complete reversal of the anti-coagulant properties of its direct thrombin inhibitors (DTIs), TGN 167 (oral) and TGN 255 (intravenous) which are both in clinical development. Data was presented at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) in San Diego, California.
XsunX Relocates to Technology Center
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Dec. 9, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- XsunX (OTCBB:XSNX), the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce solar electric glass, announced today that it has relocated its corporate offices to Aliso Viejo, part of the powerful Orange County, Calif. technology center. The company will now have access to the unique technological and business infrastructure provided in this region. This is demonstrated by the diversity of industries represented -- from materials science to medical devices -- as well as the intellectual resources to support this diversity.
Los Angeles World Airports
Mayor Jim Hahn Announces $225-Million Upgrade of Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Los Angeles Mayor Jim Hahn today announced a $225-million project to renovate the interior of the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) for improved operational efficiency and enhanced customer satisfaction. Nearly 40 percent of the estimated cost is allocated to security and safety upgrades. The terminal overhaul will be the most extensive capital improvement project undertaken by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) since the 1984 Summer Olympics.
A New Destination at Go-Today.com!!
BOTHELL, Wash., Dec. 8, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Take a quick break at a great price with this weekend special! Depart on Thursday and enjoy three nights in Iceland's capital city, Reykjavik. It is anything but icy in this hip city where you can dine on the freshest seafood from Iceland's pollution-free waters, party till dawn with pulsating nightlife, or relax in the many natural thermal hot springs. Plus winter is Iceland's main cultural season, the climate is milder than New York's and its closer in proximity to the U.S. than London! So come enjoy a weekend in this fun, vibrant city, you'll be glad you did!