This excerpt taken from the ELN 6-K filed Aug 28, 2009.
7 NET INTEREST AND INVESTMENT LOSSES
In the first half of 2009, interest expense amounted to $71.4 million, compared to $75.1 million in the same period of 2008. The decrease was primarily due to reduced interest rates related to our floating rate notes, partially offset by an increase in net foreign exchange losses.
Interest income amounted to $0.6 million in the first half of 2009, compared to $8.1 million in the same period in 2008. The decline primarily reflects decreased interest income as a result of lower cash balances and reduced interest rates.
Net investment losses were $Nil for the first half of 2009 (2008: $2.8 million). The net investment loss for the first half of 2008 related to an impairment charge of $2.8 million.