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Race to the White House: Another step into the unknown

7 November 2016By

When driving home from the office last night, I realised I was muttering along to the chorus of This Is Not America. I found myself thinking about the race to the White House and what the America of tomorrow will look like.

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Air Liquide Q3 financials: A new phase begins

25 October 2016By

Air Liquide has released solid financials in its latest results after Airgas operations contributed to the group’s performance over a full quarter for the first time, resulting in a total revenue upswing of 23.9%.

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Acceleration in US GDP in second quarter

26 August 2016By

US real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 1.1% in the second quarter of 2016 according to the ‘second’ estimate released by the US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).

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Real GDP up in second quarter advance estimate

4 August 2016By

According to the advance estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 1.2% in the US in the second quarter of 2016.

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The ‘Brexit’ – a step into the unknown for the gases industry?

22 April 2016By

Most would agree upon the effects of collapse in oil prices over the last 18 months as it has fallen to as low as $30 per barrel. Similarly, many would acknowledge that the UK steel sector remains on a knife-edge and may be yet to reach its nadir. But the ...

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China unveils 13th Five-year plan

28 March 2016By Victor Leung

As the second-largest economy in the world, the policies and plans that the China government announced at the Fourth Session of the 12th National People’s Congress perhaps provide some hints for the development trend of what is now the second-largest industrial gas market.

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Recession in Russian economy highlights challenges

25 January 2016By

Amidst a backdrop of sustained downward spiral in the price of oil over the last 12 months, preliminary figures emerging from Russia reveal the country’s economy contracted more than 3.5% last year.

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Opportunity created by a ‘Jeckyll and Hyde’ market

8 December 2015By

A number of opportunities are waiting to be realised in the rapidly emerging Middle East industrial gases business, despite the creation of a ‘Jeckyll and Hyde’ scenario in the market as a result of the crash in global oil prices.

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Linde reveals forecast adjustment

1 December 2015By

The Linde Group has revealed an adjustment to its medium-term targets for 2017, tempering its expectations for Return on Capital Employed (ROCE). The announcement was made pursuant to Section 15 of the German Securities Trading Act (WpHG).

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Linde India delists stock from Calcutta Stock Exchange

5 November 2015By Jagdish Kumar

With no trading on its share in The Calcutta Stock Exchange Ltd (CSE), The Linde Group’s India arm has decided to delist from the exchange.

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Praxair Q3 sales impacted by challenging economic environment

29 October 2015By

Praxair, Inc. has reported third quarter (Q3) 2015 net income and diluted earnings per share of $401m and $1.40, respectively. Results reflect a challenging macro-economic climate in North America in particular, with sales activity in the quarter notably affected.

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