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Nicholas-Applegate International & Premium Strategy Fund
Nicholas-Applegate International & Premium Strategy Fund Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.5375 Cents Per Share
NEW YORK, March 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Trustees of Nicholas-Applegate International & Premium Strategy Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE:NAI), a diversified, closed-end management investment company which seeks total return comprised of current income, current gains and long-term capital appreciation, announced today that it has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.5375 per share.
Riverview Bancorp, Inc.
Riverview Bancorp, Inc. Reports Expected Increase in Its Provision for Loan Losses
VANCOUVER, Wash., March 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Riverview Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:RVSB) today announced that it expects to record a provision for loan losses of between $1.5 million to $2.0 million (pre-tax), or $0.14 to $0.19 per diluted share, during the fourth quarter of its fiscal year ending March 31, 2008. As a result of this increase, it currently expects the provision for loan losses for the year to be between $2.6 million and $3.1 million. This anticipated quarterly provision for loan losses is significantly higher than the $650,000 it recorded during the third quarter ended December 31, 2007.
Dow Jones Indexes
Component Changes Made to Dow Jones China Indexes
NEW YORK, March 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, today announced component changes in the Dow Jones China Broad Market, Dow Jones Shanghai, and Dow Jones CBN China 600 indexes.
Proposal Software, Inc.
Proposal Software Inc.'s PMAPS to be Showcased At the PAICR West Coast Conference in Santa Monica, CA, March 17-18, 2008
WESTPORT, Conn. and SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Proposal Software, Inc., The Leader In Proposal Productivity(tm), will be showcasing its innovative Proposal Management and Production System (PMAPS(r)) at the Professional Association for Investment Communications Resources (PAICR) 4th West Coast Conference. This year, the conference will be held in Santa Monica, California, on March 17-18, 2008. Proposal Software, Inc.'s director of financial services, Wendy Cheng-Wong, will be on hand to demonstrate the software and meet with PAICR members who are current PMAPS(r) users.
Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte S.A.B. de C.V.
OMA Issues Shareholders' Meeting Call
MONTERREY, Mexico, March 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte (Nasdaq:OMAB), known as OMA, issued today a call for its Annual Shareholders' Meeting to be held April 3, 2008 in Mexico City.
Electroglas Awarded Patent for Microtouch Probe Card Impact Control Algorithm
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 14, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Electroglas, Inc. (Nasdaq:EGLS), a leading supplier of wafer probing and software solutions for the semiconductor industry, today announced that Electroglas, Inc. has been awarded a patent for its proprietary Microtouch probe card impact control algorithm.