Add Vitamin B in your Diet and shrink the chances of heart diseases.

Heart-DeseaseA new study conducted in Japan reveals that, adding vitamin B in the diet of a person can reduce the risk of heart diseases. This study has been printed in Stroke, journal of the American Heart Association.

Hiroyasu Iso, M. D., professor of public health at Osaka University suggest that Japanese need to intake diet rich in folate and vitamin B-6 which will curtail the risk of death from stroke and heart diseases in women and shrink the chances of heart failures in men.

US stocks to be traded during European trading hours

US-Stocks-TradingTurquoise, the trading platform of Europe, has planned to allow trading in 175 US scrips including Citigroup, Apple, and Alcoa. Now the traders will be allowed to buy and sell the American stocks at LSE.

The new initiative is set to be launched next week.

Turquoise, the newly acquired firm, will be the first electronic exchange to allow trading of US stocks in Europe during the European trading hours.

FSA fines Hythe Securities by £235000 for inadequate systems and controls

FSA-LogoHythe Securities, a London based stockbroker, has been fined £235000 by the Financial Services Authority for using inadequate techniques to sell penny shares. This was the third fine imposed by FSA in recent months as it has already fined two other brokers for pressure selling of penny shares.

Aggreko reports record orders in the first quarter

AggrekoAggreko Plc, a temporary power provider in UK, announced today that the company reported a record trading in the first quarter of the year 2010. The company said that the record order intake at its international power projects business was reported in line with the expectations. The revenue of the company was reported up by 5% in the first quarter of the year. Aggreko said that the revenue was reported up in both of its business divisions.

Bank of Ireland reveals plans to sell assets

Bank-of-IrelandBank of Ireland Plc said today that it is planning to sell its assets in a move to win European Commission approval for a restructuring plan. The lender further said that the businesses it is planning to sell include the New Ireland Assurance Company PLC, Bank of Ireland Asset Management Ltd., and ICS Building Society.

The Dublin based bank also said that it will try and accelerate the wind down of a U. K. mortgage portfolio.

OFT fines two tobacco manufacturers and ten retailers for inflating the prices

OFTThe Office of Fair Trading (OFT) fined ten supermarkets and two tobacco manufacturers by a record £225 million today. OFT took this decision after finding that these companies were involved in after unlawful practices in the pricing of cigarettes, cigars and rolling tobacco. This was reported the largest fine ever imposed by the regulator. The tobacco manufacturers, who were fined by OFT, are Imperial Tobacco and Gallaher.

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