BRIEF-American Electric Technologies issues $7 mln principal amount senior secured term note
* On March 23, co, units issued, sold to HD Special-Situations III, L.P. $7 million principal amount senior secured term note
Jan 10 Abaxis Inc :
* Abaxis reports preliminary financial performance for the third quarter of fiscal 2017
* Sees Q3 revenue $52 million to $53 million
* Abaxis Inc - Abaxis expects operating income in third fiscal quarter of $10.0 million to $11.0 million compared to $11.3 million in last year's Q3
* Abaxis Inc - expects gross margin for third fiscal quarter to be between 55pct and 56pct
* Abaxis Inc - In Q3, changes in foreign currency exchange rates reduced revenues by approximately $0.7 million
* Abaxis Inc - "performance in third fiscal quarter was hindered by a difficult comparison for Abaxis' medical business" Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
SAO PAULO, March 27 José Luiz Alqueres is stepping down as chairman of Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras SA, Brazil's state-controlled power utility, after nine months in charge.
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