FRANKFURT - New solar installations reached a fresh record of 7.5 gigawatts (GW) in Germany in 2011, playing into the hands of advocates for steeper cuts in tariff subsidies to reduce growth of solar power and the resulting higher costs for consumers.
Yell rises on talk of Microsoft interest
PARIS/LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in Yell Group YELL.L rose as much as 5.4 percent early on Tuesday as traders cited market talk of bid interest from Microsoft (MSFT.O).
British-based classified advertising directories firm Yell declined to comment.
"There is a rumor out there that Microsoft is looking at Yell. The price out there is 220 (pence per share)," a London-based trader said.
Yell was up 3.8 percent at 130.5 pence by 4:32 a.m. EDT.
(Additional reporting by Mike Elliott)
(Reporting by Blaise Robinson and Dominic Lau)
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