BRIEF-Vexim announces another major step towards SpineJack commercialization in US
* Finalizes recruitment of patients for international clinical study, supporting the 510 (k) regulatory approval application to the FDA
April 15 Delinquency rates fell in five of six major U.S. banks in March as more consumers continue to keep up with their bill payments. Discover Financial Services' delinqency rate remained unchanged from February. Charge-offs for March rose at JP Morgan Chase , Bank of America Corp and Capital One Financial.
Net charge off rate Delinquency rate
March 2013 Feb 2013 March 2013 Feb 2013 JPMorgan Chase 3.48 3.35 1.80 1.86 American Express 2.0 2.1 1.2 1.3 Bank of America 4.33 4.25 2.88 3.00 Capital One Financial 4.69 4.27 3.37 3.68 Discover Financial Services 2.4 2.6 1.8 1.8 Citigroup Inc 3.19 3.62 2.17 2.28
LONDON, Feb 21 Russian state oil firm Rosneft has become the first major oil firm to pre-finance crude exports from Iraq's Kurdistan, joining trading houses in the race for crude from the semi-autonomous region.
* Solar technology group will sell a share of 50 percent of its project in Altenberg-Zinnwald to Bacanora Minerals Ltd