Finance

  • China’s top hypermarket group Sun Art says 2014 profit up 4.8 pct HONG KONG, March 1 (Reuters) – Sun Art Retail Group Ltd on Sunday reported a 4.8 percent rise in 2014 profit, as China’s biggest hypermarket chain continued to expand into lower-tier cities. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Israel’s Gazit-Globe buys rest of Sao Paulo shopping centre TEL AVIV, March 1 (Reuters) – Israeli real estate investment firm Gazit-Globe said on Sunday its wholly owned subsidiary Gazit Brasil will buy the remaining 40 percent of Mais Shopping in the city of… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Investors optimistic about Modi budget India to slow pace of fiscal consolidation and focus on infrastructure Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Qatar’s Mannai working on two foreign acquisitions – CEO DUBAI, March 1 (Reuters) – Qatari investment firm Mannai Corporation is working on two acquisitions as part of a drive to expand the proportion of its revenue from international sources to 80… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • WRAPUP 3-Buffett looks to succession, signals future growth problem NEW YORK, Feb 28 (Reuters) – In his 50 years at the helm of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, Warren Buffett has transformed a failing textile company into a sprawling conglomerate that has vastly outperformed… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Turkey and Kurds in bid to revive peace talks Both sides hail plans for a reinforced ceasefire Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in ...
  • Leaders condemn murder of Boris Nemtsov Rival conspiracy theories pitch Kremlin against the west Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in ...
  • UPDATE 1-Buffett says ‘sprawl’ is good, but may not be good enough NEW YORK, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Warren Buffett wants to buy more businesses to add to Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s “sprawl,” but cautioned it may not keep the company he has run for 50 years from evolving… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • UPDATE 2-UK blocks Russian oligarchs’ deal to buy North Sea fields LONDON, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Britain has blocked a deal by Russian billionaires, Mikhail Fridman and German Khan, to buy 12 oil and gas fields in the North Sea as part of their acquisition of Germany’s… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • China’s wild panda population rebounds fervour for hydropower dams and roads still poses a severe threat to the endangered animal’s survival Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Buffett says ‘sprawl’ is good, but may not be good enough NEW YORK, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Warren Buffett wants to buy more businesses to add to Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s “sprawl,” but cautioned it may not keep the company he has run for 50 years from evolving… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Mourners pay respect to murdered Nemtsov Protest on Sunday to become march to mourn Russian opposition leader Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • WoodMac considers £1.6bn takeover bids Buyout group Hellman & Friedman has been exploring options including a sale or IPO of its majority stake Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • China acts as slowdown fears mount Central bank cuts interest rates amid concerns over threat of deflation Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • UK blocks Russian oligarchs’ deal to buy North Sea fields LONDON, Feb 28 (Reuters) – The British government blocked on Saturday a deal by Russian billionaires, Mikhail Fridman and German Khan, to buy 12 oil and gas fields in the North Sea as part of their… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Buffett vows no Berkshire spin-offs 50th anniversary of letter to shareholders defends conglomerate structure Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • UK blocks sale of North Sea fields to Fridman fund Department of Energy and Climate Change cites concerns over Russia sanctions impact on gas production Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • BP ex-chief Browne to run Russian oligarchs’ oil venture – FT LONDON, Feb 28 (Reuters) – John Browne, the former chief executive of BP, will take charge of a $10 billion oil and gas venture backed by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman to help it expand… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • India budget prioritises infrastructure General sales tax will replace local fees and taxes that prevent India being a single market Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • India targets $6.7 bln from stake sales in govt co’s in 2015/16 NEW DELHI, Feb 28 (Reuters) – India plans to raise 410 billion rupees ($6.7 billion) by selling stakes in government companies during the fiscal year 2015/16, according to the budget proposal… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Chief who pulled AIG back from the brink Robert Benmosche, who led insurer’s restructuring, dies aged 70 Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • US Congress averts partial shutdown House passes bill to extend funding for Department of Homeland Security Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Russian reformer lies murdered Boris Nemtsov, one of the most senior leaders of Russia’s political opposition, was shot dead in central Moscow Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead Putin critic reported hit four times in central Moscow Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • Blackstone’s Schwarzman tops 2014 private equity earnings Feb 27 (Reuters) – Blackstone Group LP Chief Executive Stephen Schwarzman took home $690 million in 2014, more than any other private equity executive, as his firm and the wider industry benefited… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Details of 50,000 Uber drivers breached Ride-sharing app says unknown party accessed names and license details last May Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • The Googleplex, as you’ve never seen it before Silicon Valley’s super-rich tech companies have found a new way to compete Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Lockheed, Sikorsky venture awarded $2.0 bln helicopter support deal WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy has awarded a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sikorsky Helicopter a contract worth $2 billion to service the Navy’s H-60 helicopters through… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Browne makes dealmaking comeback Ex-BP man joins $10bn venture with Russian billionaire Fridman Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • Browne makes dealmaking comeback Ex-BP man joins $10bn venture with Russian billionaire Fridman Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • Economical Insurance cheers Canada rules paving way for listing, sale TORONTO, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Economical Insurance on Friday welcomed rules released by the government of Canada that pave a path for the Canadian property and casualty insurance firm to potentially… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • RPT-FDIC says Doral Bank closed, Banco Popular takes over WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation said on Friday Puerto Rico-based bank Doral Financial Corp was closed, and its business taken over by Banco Popular de… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • FDIC says Doral Bank closed, Banco Popular takes over WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation said on Friday Puerto Rico-based bank Doral Financial Corp was closed, and its business taken over by Banco Popular de… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Fed stimulus ‘only now being fully felt’ Fischer defends years of low US rates and swelling of balance sheet to $4.5tn Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • MOVES-KKR credit investments chief steps down NEW YORK, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Private equity firm KKR & Co LP said on Friday its head of credit and capital markets would step down, just two years after his predecessor departed, the latest… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • UK puts 3,000 extremists on terror watch Rise of Isis and use of social media boost ranks of potentially violent domestic militants Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • UPDATE 1-Mexican billionaire steps down from Monte Paschi board * Monte Paschi aims to choose successor on March 4 (Racasts, adds detail) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Regulator friendly bankers scale heights Swashbuckling leaders of the pre-crisis era are being replaced by a new breed Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • ‘Star Trek’ star Leonard Nimoy dies Actor best known for his role as Spock dies after lung disease battle Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • U.S. corporations may be ‘people,’ but they cannot testify -judge Feb 27 (Reuters) – While U.S. corporations sometimes may be viewed as persons when it comes to religious beliefs and free speech, a Delaware judge has ruled they cannot be called to testify in court. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Estonia party linked to Putin heads polls Edgar Savisaar’s centrist party has slim lead in run-up to general election on Sunday Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Oh, The Dress we’re in Instead of women with no clothes, internet stuck on some clothes with no woman Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • ITV confirms talks with The Voice maker UK’s most-watched commercial broadcaster eyes €500m Talpa deal Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in ...
  • Brussels city plans to lift ban on Uber Taxi app makes headway with regulators in Belgian capital Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • Standard Life criticised over bonuses Former mutual insurer changes way its performance-based payments are calculated Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • London’s green spaces need protection The Royal Parks are under threat from tawdry commercialism and we should protest, writes Jane Owen Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Spain holds suspected pro-Russia fighters Men posted social media images of themselves in paramilitary uniforms Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • Wim Wenders on the pull of America Ahead of a retrospective, the German director talks about the draw of the US throughout his 50 years of film-making Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Lloyds to pay first dividend in 6 years ‘Milestone’ paves way for UK government to sell more of its stake in bank Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • DEALTALK-Private equity ‘walks on eggshells’ as funds eye Brazil hospitals SAO PAULO, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Brazilian hospitals and health clinics are drawing strong interest from global buyout firms after the government recently decided to allow foreign ownership of those… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Era of big UK divorce payouts put in doubt Ruling challenges life maintenance and London’s reputation for generous settlements Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • Lloyds and RBS: fashion statements Dividends differ but trends at two banks are similar Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • Brompton looks to F1 for electric bicycle Maker of folding bikes to launch into growing pedal-assisted market Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • Brompton looks to F1 for electric bicycle Maker of folding bikes to launch into growing pedal-assisted market Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • UPDATE 1-Europe’s big telecoms roar back to health, worrying rivals * More consolidation deals expected (Adds details on prices in Austria after mergers) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BUYOUTS-Blackstone uses fee holiday to entice Fund VII investors * LPs have to commit prior to first close for benefit * Fee holiday lasts six months * Expect first close of around $10 billion in April Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Soccer great Ronaldinho may help unlock media elite for Mexican magnate QUERETARO, Mexico, Feb 27 (Reuters) – When Brazilian soccer superstar Ronaldinho signed for struggling Mexican team Queretaro in September, Olegario Vazquez Aldir, the club’s new owner, took a step… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • AstraZeneca carves out antibiotic research UK drugmaker to set up a standalone company to take over its research into new anti-infectives Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Quest to inspire as smartphones stagnate MWC gets under way in Barcelona as manufacturers look to impress Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Meet the man with the finance magic ticket How Max-Hervé George was given an extraordinarily lucrative contract with Aviva France Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • UPDATE 2-Canada’s OMERS posts solid 2014 results, targets asset mix shift TORONTO, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Canadian pension plan OMERS said on Friday it generated a 10 percent return in 2014 on the back of big gains in investments in public and private markets, and it plans to… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Oil set for biggest monthly rise in 6 years Prices lifted by upbeat demand and supply disruptions Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in ...
  • Europe’s big telecoms roar back to health, worrying rivals PARIS, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Europe’s big telecom firms are back to rude financial health after years of poor results and regulatory pressure, drawing crowds of new investors and protests from rivals… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Cutbacks and sell-offs: cash woes hit Isis Jihadi group opts for fines over punishments as oil drop shrinks its finances Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • UPDATE 1-Rio Tinto energy chief’s job cut may signal coal exit * Glencore, Mick Davis among the potential buyers-sources (Recasts with comments on potential exit from coal) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Palestinians hit as Israel withholds tax International Donors fear delicate status quo in conflict under threat Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • BRIEF-Deutsche Telekom says it has a very good stand-alone position in the u.s. for years * CEO says it has a very good stand-alone position in the u.s. For years Further company coverage: (Frankfurt Newsroom) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Interview: Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo The French capital’s first female mayor doesn’t want anyone criticising Paris. But she faces struggles over housing, pollution and the city’s loss of status Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in ...
  • T-Mobile US CEO says makes sense to team up with Dish FRANKFURT, Feb 27 (Reuters) – T-Mobile US chief executive said on Friday it made sense to team up with U.S. satellite TV company Dish. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in ...
  • UPDATE 1-Russia may accept majority Chinese control of big oil and gas fields * “Now we know China better,” deputy PM says (Changes dateline, writes through) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BRIEF-2G Energy takes over entirety of its U.S. business * Says interest in 2G Cenergy Inc., Florida, topped up from 49 pct to 100 pct Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • UPDATE 1-Bolstering technology Turkey’s priority in defence deal -official ISTANBUL, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Turkey’s top priority when procuring its first long-range missile defence system is to bolster its own technological ability, a defence official said on Friday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Bundestag backs Greek bailout extension Hardline protesters in Athens demonstrate against Syriza agreement with lenders Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • UPDATE 1-Thai Union Frozen to raise $400 mln in share issue for Bumble Bee buy * Bumble Bee deal expected to close by 2015 (Adds details, background, shares) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions Feb 27 (Reuters) – The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Friday: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • UPDATE 2-Old Mutual seeks growth from existing businesses as profits jump * Focusing on existing businesses in 2015 (Releads, adds share price, background, ceo, analyst comment) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • REFILE-UPDATE 4-Britain’s Lloyds to pay first dividend since rescue LONDON, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Lloyds Banking Group is paying its first dividend in more than six years after reporting a rise in profit and improvements in its capital strength, a milestone in the… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • William Hill reports ‘volatile’ first quarter Bookmaker saw ‘worst ever week’ in January Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • Bush holds his ground as activists circle Former Florida governor brushes off boos to win generous Republican applause Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Airbus says studying A320 production ramp-up beyond 50/month MUNICH, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Airbus Group is studying whether to increase its production rate for the A320 family single-aisle jet to beyond 50 per month, contemplating rates of 60 or more, its chief… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Pearson names new chief financial officer Full-year operating profits rise at education company Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • Pearson names new chief financial officer Full-year operating profits rise at education company Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • UPDATE 2-After Indonesia retreat, GM retrenches in Thailand, too * Chevrolet repositioning as SUV, truck brand in some SE Asia mkts (Recasts with Thai restructuring, details, analyst quote) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Airbus to expand small aircraft output Aircraft maker’s profit jumps 60% and plans record dividend Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • IAG boss makes Aer Lingus jobs pledge Willie Walsh seeks to reassure Dublin over takeover bid Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • IAG boss makes Aer Lingus jobs pledge Willie Walsh seeks to reassure Dublin over takeover bid Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • UPDATE 1-AstraZeneca to carve out antibiotic R&D into separate firm LONDON, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Drugmaker AstraZeneca has decided to carve out its early-stage antibiotic research by creating a stand-alone subsidiary company, as it sharpens its focus on other therapy… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Lloyds to pay first dividend in six years Move paves way for government to sell more of its stake in bank Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Profits surge at Lloyds Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • REFILE-Ireland’s Malin seeks up to 325 mln euros in biotech IPO DUBLIN, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Malin, an Irish company set up by a number of former Elan executives to invest in privately held life science assets, said it plans to raise between 275 million and 325… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Thailand’s TUF to raise $400 mln from share issue to finance Bumble Bee buy BANGKOK, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Thai Union Frozen Products PCL (TUF) said on Friday it aims to raise $400 million by offering new shares to help finance acquisitions including the purchase of U.S…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • AstraZeneca carving out antibiotic R&D into separate firm LONDON, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Drugmaker AstraZeneca has decided to carve out its early-stage antibiotic research by creating a stand-alone subsidiary company, as it sharpens its focus on other therapy… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • UPDATE 1-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest Feb 27 (Reuters) – The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Airbus Group takes 551 mln eur A400M charge MUNICH, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Europe’s Airbus Group took a charge of 551 million euros ($618 million) due to latest delays on the A400M military transporter and adjusted civil production rates as it… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Google Ventures’ Europe arm taps Kobalt US group’s investment arm leads $60m funding round in UK music technology start-up Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Google Ventures’ Europe arm taps Kobalt US group’s investment arm leads $60m funding round in UK music technology start-up Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • REFILE-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest Feb 27 (Reuters) – The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Alibaba’s online payment firm Ant Financial eyes 2017 IPO -state media SHANGHAI, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Ant Financial Services Group, Alibaba’s affiliate which runs online payment platform Alipay, is seeking to raise up to $4 billion in a private placement of shares and is… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Japan flirts with return to deflation Core inflation drop to 0.2% may undermine credibility of Abenomics Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times – Feb 27 Feb 26 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • City Insider: A seasoned Bill Winters Morgan Stanley and cyber bullying, Investec’s Gordon remains silent and banking on art Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • US probe delays Barclays FX settlement Bank looks to resolve several agencies’ currency rate-rigging allegations in a single deal Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • US probe delays Barclays FX settlement Bank looks to resolve several agencies’ currency rate-rigging allegations in a single deal Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Mexican bread maker Bimbo reports fourth-quarter loss MEXICO CITY, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Grupo Bimbo, among the world’s largest bread makers, reported a fourth-quarter loss on Thursday as the Mexican company took charges related to its U.S. pension plans… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • GameStop nabs 163 RadioShack leases for Spring Mobile push Feb 26 (Reuters) – GameStop Corp may sharply increase the number of its Spring Mobile stores after the company bid on Wednesday for the right to take 163 leases over from electronics retailer… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • With cash tight, Sears REIT deal takes on new importance Feb 26 (Reuters) – Weak sales and tight cash levels at Sears Holdings Corp have added urgency to Chief Executive Eddie Lampert’s plan to generate cash by spinning off stores into a trust. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Businessman arrested in art market probe Yves Bouvier detained in Monaco on suspicion of manipulating prices Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • Set for the chop? Life after the licence fee BBC funding challenged by new media and political environment Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • Lagarde shows tough love to Greece Painful experience is seen to have damaged the financial institution’s credibility Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Fed pulls a Jedi mind trick on bonds If the Fed proves willing to ignore an oil-driven decline in prices, rates could rise by June Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • GSK chief’s pay halved after China scandal Witty pays price for falling sales and corruption woes Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • This Week On The TechCrunch Bitcoin Podcast: Blockchain Or Bitcoin?  Hello and welcome back to another edition of TCBTC, TechCrunch’s very own bitcoin podcast hosted by your humble servant and John Biggs. This week week we chewed over the importance of both bitcoin and the blockchain, and how they are more linked than some people seem to wish. You can’t mine for free after all. Read ...
  • Rays of sunlight amid Europe’s gloom German wage agreements ought to help prevent deflation, writes Tony Barber Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Business late payers face crackdown Sixty-day maximum limit planned — with sanctions against backsliders Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • Rig idling near 20-year high, say drillers Offshore operators warn of two-year oil industry slowdown in wake of crude price plunge Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Watchdog heeds Obama on net neutrality Biggest government intervention in the internet in two decades could face legal challenges Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Bank of England banishes ‘fireside chats’ Central bank overhauls City dealings in transparency drive Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in ...
  • RBS has mammoth restructuring task ahead New investment banking head Cullinan has to take axe to unit, and lead exit out of 38 countries Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • Peter Sands’ record splits opinion Mixed reviews for outgoing chief’s time at helm of bank Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • Cider makers face costs rise after ruling European Commission demands end to duty exemption for small-time scrumpy and perry producers Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Ladbrokes sport fans take on digital role Bookmaker looks to online content in strategy to cash in on double-screening and generate bets Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • WPP and ComScore: measure for measure The shift to digital ads poses a challenge Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in ...
  • US shale town ‘hurting bad’ in oil slump US producers retrench after near halving of crude prices since the summer Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • REFILE-UPDATE 1-Barnes & Noble to keep Nook business, spin off college books unit Feb 26 (Reuters) – Barnes & Noble Inc said it would spin off its college books unit and keep its Nook tablets and e-book business, instead of spinning off a combination of the two. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • UPDATE 1-GM to shut plant, cut jobs in Indonesia, where Japanese dominate * GM to reposition Chevrolet as SUV brand in SE Asia (Adds GM comment on costs of the plan) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • UPDATE 2-Mexico’s Femsa profit rises on gains from Heineken stake MEXICO CITY, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Mexican bottling and retail company Femsa on Thursday reported a 45 percent rise in its fourth-quarter profit, mostly due to higher gains from its stake in brewer… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Deutsche Telekom eyes cost cuts of 1.8 bln euros by 2018 FRANKFURT, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Deutsche Telekom said on Thursday it wants to cut annual costs by 1.8 billion euros ($2.02 billion) by 2018, a 75-percent drop compared with 2014 expenses. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Ukraine’s economy presents stern test Euphoria of the Maidan protest has given way to worries about food, heating and painful reforms Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Marchionne raises Fiat Chrysler stake as Ferrari spin-off nears MILAN, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne has increased his voting stake in the carmaker to nearly 1 percent after benefiting from a stock grant… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • UPDATE 1-Commodities shipping crisis adds to loan woes for Greek banks * http://link.reuters.com/kep24w (Adds further comment, details) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • RBS ditches standalone investment bank State-owned lender steps up restructuring after seventh consecutive annual loss Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • Barnes & Noble to spin off college books unit Feb 26 (Reuters) – Barnes & Noble Inc said it would spin off its college bookstore unit to focus on its retail business. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • UPDATE 1-Star Capital lines up sales of Pepcom, Eleclink -sources BERLIN, Feb 26 (Reuters) – European investment fund Star Capital is launching preparations to sell German cable group Pepcom and a separate deal to dispose of a stake in Eleclink, a company running a… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • First Data taps banker Marin to head Latin America unit -source SAO PAULO, Feb 26 (Reuters) – First Data Corp named banker Gustavo Marin to head its Latin America unit, as the U.S. payment processor controlled by KKR & Co steps up plans to grow in the region’s… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • BRIEF-CIBC CEO says interested in U.S. private banking, asset management acquisitions * CIBC CEO says interested in U.S. private banking and asset management acquisitions, but will have to meet strict valuation criteria Source for Eikon:… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in ...
  • Standard Chartered in five charts Bill Winters’ headwinds in numbers Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • ‘Jihadi John’ named as London graduate Notorious Isis murderer is in his mid-20s and grew up in UK capital Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Opposition leader in pre-election hot water for lauding Portugal’s progress LISBON, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Portugal’s main opposition Socialist candidate for prime minister has drawn criticism within his party and ridicule by the ruling coalition after lauding the country’s… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BTG Pactual plans BR Properties buyout with repurchase program SAO PAULO, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Grupo BTG Pactual SA’s private-equity unit and its partners plan to buy the shares they do not already own of Brazilian commercial real estate company BR Properties SA,… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions Feb 26 (Reuters) – The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1330 GMT on Thursday: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • Former IT manager admits insider share trading – UK watchdog LONDON, Feb 26 (Reuters) – A former manager at IT consultancy Logica has admitted illegally trading the company’s shares before the firm was taken over by a Canadian rival, a British regulator said… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • UPDATE 1-UAE military buys two Boeing C-17s as part of record IDEX spend * Highest ever UAE spend at the Mideast arms event (Recasts with record IDEX spend, adds detail, context) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • BRIEF-Imperial Tobacco says Lorillard CFO David Taylor to become CEO, ITG Brands * Martin Orlowsky has voluntarily resigned due to differences with company’s management style Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • US and Asian groups grab European patents Majority of filings come from companies outside the continent Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • TPG to buy stake in India’s Manipal Health for $146 mln MUMBAI, Feb 26 (Reuters) – U.S. private equity fund TPG Capital Management will buy a “significant minority stake” in Indian private hospital operator Manipal Health Enterprises Ltd for 9 billion… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Auto parts maker Visteon’s revenue rises 21 pct Feb 26 (Reuters) – Auto parts maker Visteon Corp reported a nearly 21 percent rise in quarterly revenue as higher vehicle production in Asia and Europe boosted sales of its air conditioners. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • UPDATE 2-TD Bank posts firmer profit in line with expectations TORONTO, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Toronto-Dominion Bank , Canada’s second-largest lender, reported a slightly higher profit on Thursday in line with expectations, as gains at its retail division offset… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Countrywide warns of election uncertainty Property sector could slacken ahead of poll Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • CORRECTED-Toronto-Dominion Bank posts higher quarterly profit Feb 26 (Reuters) – Toronto-Dominion Bank , Canada’s second-largest lender, reported a higher quarterly net profit on Thursday, helped by its retail banking business. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in ...
  • Macron vows to ram through French reforms Economy minister sets sights on labour market reforms despite socialist resistance Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • BAT draws up battle lines over packaging Tobacco group pledges legal action against UK government if changes approved Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • UAE armed forces to buy two Boeing C-17 planes for $618 mln-spokesman ABU DHABI, Feb 26 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates armed forces has signed a deal with Boeing worth 2.27 billion dirhams ($618 million) to purchase two C-17 aircraft, said Obaid al-Ketbi,… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • PRESS DIGEST- Canada- Feb 26 Feb 26 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • What can StanChart expect from Bill? A pundit introduces the well-networked former JPMorgan banker Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in ...
  • Winters’ tale: StanChart’s new CEO Why the emerging markets bank made the right choice Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • Standard Chartered: Sands of time Days runs out for the chief executive Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • ‘Everything is awesome’ for Merlin Theme park group profit jumps as it builds on movie success Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • BRIEF-Deutsche Telekom open to all options for U.S. business – CEO * CEO says open to all options for U.S. business, says T-Mobile US well funded ahead of U.S. Spectrum auction Further company coverage: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new ...
  • REFILE-UPDATE 3-Spain’s Iberdrola to buy UIL Holdings for about $3 bln Feb 26 (Reuters) – Spanish utility Iberdrola SA will buy UIL Holdings Corp for about $3 billion to create a new listed power and gas company and expand in the United States, where it hopes to offset… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • UK net migration jumps 42% Level is nearly three times the Conservative party’s target Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • Capita rejects government contract fears Outsourcing group posts profits rise and reveals public sector deal successes Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Finance director Houghton to leave RSA Richard Houghton’s departure underscores pressure on leading UK non-life insurer’s managers Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • India plans $137bn rail investment Five-year plan to transform the country’s huge but ageing network Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • Reed Elsevier to rename itself RELX Group Anglo-Dutch publisher looks to simplify its corporate structure Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in ...
  • StanChart appoints Bill Winters as chief Chairman John Peace is also to step down Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in ...
  • Allianz warns of challenging year ahead Record revenues at German insurer despite Pimco outflows Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in ...
  • Mizuho buys RBS North America assets Japanese lender steps up aggressive overseas push with $3bn deal Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • RBS ditches standalone investment bank State-owned lender steps up restructuring after seventh consecutive annual loss Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • Repsol weathers crude price plunge Profits triple in fourth quarter thanks to strong refinery operations Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • Multinationals cry foul on China cyber law Western groups seek help in halting rules that could ‘close the door’ to the Chinese banking IT market Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • Iberdrola lifts US presence with UIL deal Spanish utility to combine US unit with Connecticut-based energy group Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • S Korea toughens up on chaebol groups Proposed law would limit founders’ scope to transfer assets to families Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • RBS’s McEwan hands back £1m of pay State-owned bank’s chief declines payment designed to dodge EU cap Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • UK tax authority summons law enforcers over HSBC data Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
  • HP in talks to buy wifi gear maker Aruba Networks – Bloomberg Feb 25 (Reuters) – Hewlett-Packard Co is in talks to buy wifi network gear maker Aruba Networks Inc and a deal may be announced as soon as next week, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • UPDATE 1-Italy selling 5.7 pct of Enel to raise more than 2 bln euros ROME, Feb 25 (Reuters) – The Italian government started selling a 5.74 percent stake in state-controlled utility Enel on Wednesday in a deal that could earn it nearly 2.2 billion euros ($2.5 billion). Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Italy to sell 5.7% of utility Enel Stake sale to restart Rome’s privatisation programme Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new ...
  • UPDATE 2-Nat’l Bank of Canada profit boosted by markets, buy backs eyed TORONTO, Feb 25 (Reuters) – National Bank of Canada, the country’s sixth-largest lender, reported a stronger-than-expected profit on Wednesday, helped by gains at its financial markets division. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Google shakes up European units Search giant a focal point for backlash over surveillance and tax avoidance Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Google shakes up European units Search giant a focal point for backlash over surveillance and tax avoidance Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Urwin quits JPMorgan for Deutsche Bank Briton to co-run German group’s investment bank alongside Colin Fan Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • UPDATE 2-Pharmacyclics mulls sale; J&J, Novartis interested – Bloomberg Feb 25 (Reuters) – Cancer drug maker Pharmacyclics Inc is exploring a sale and has attracted interest from Johnson & Johnson and Novartis AG, Bloomberg reported. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • MPs grill HSBC chiefs over tax scandal Stuart Gulliver and Douglas Flint appear relieved as they leave hearing relatively unscathed Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • MPs grill HSBC chiefs over tax scandal Stuart Gulliver and Douglas Flint appear relieved as they leave hearing relatively unscathed Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • UPDATE 1-Air Force seeks rethink of 2019 deadline for new U.S. rocket engine WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (Reuters) – The U.S. Air Force on Wednesday said it will release plans within months for replacing the Russian-built RD-180 motors that now power some rockets used to launch… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Pharmacyclics mulls selling itself; J&J, Novartis interested-Bloomberg Feb 25 (Reuters) – Cancer drugmaker Pharmacyclics Inc is exploring a possible sale of the company and has attracted interest from Johnson & Johnson and Novartis AG, Bloomberg reported, citing people… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Greece — one hurdle cleared, more to come Deal may have spared Athens the risk of bank runs but plenty of risks loom over the next 4 months Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • UPDATE 2-Canada’s HBC to form real estate joint ventures, stock soars TORONTO, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Canadian retailer Hudson’s Bay Co said on Wednesday it has agreed to form two real estate joint ventures that would cut its debt by about C$1.1 billion ($885.60 million)… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Markets play chicken with Fed over rates Volatility to rise if Fed acts sooner than assumed by bond markets Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Apple loses $533m patent case in Texas Jury finds iTunes store infringed patents from Smartflash though the tech giant plans to appeal Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Gemalto admits it was ‘probably’ hacked Franco-Dutch company believes it was compromised by UK and US intelligence services Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • AO World: what you don’t know After a big drop, online appliance retailer’s shares are still expensive Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Brazil hit by Petrobras downgrade Bonds, equities and currency rocked after Moody’s cuts oil group’s ratings Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Clean-up follows bungled Indian break-in Corporate arrests seen as effort to boost anti-corruption image Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • TSB: baggy trousers The bank’s clothes are too big and it may struggle to grow into them Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • REFILE-NEWSMAKER-No deal too small for Lazard’s $500 billion banker LONDON/PARIS, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Lazard banker Vincent Le Stradic recently took a break from his job advising Europe’s top telecoms companies on deals to help little-known French start-up Sigfox… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • RadioShack to slow sale process; GameStop eyes stores WILMINGTON, Del, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Bankrupt RadioShack Corp will slow the process of selling its surviving stores, while GameStop Corp has expressed interest in some of its 1,100 locations that are… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Direct bidders buy record low amount of U.S. floating-rate notes NEW YORK, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Small bond dealers, large fund managers and other direct bidders bought $250 million of U.S. two-year floating-rate notes at an auction on Wednesday, which was the lowest… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • General Maritime to buy Navig8 Crude Tanker Feb 25 (Reuters) – General Maritime Corp, which operates crude oil tankers, will acquire Navig8 Crude Tankers Inc in a stock-for-stock deal, the two companies said in a statement. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • GSK set to complete $20 bln Novartis asset swap next week LONDON, Feb 25 (Reuters) – GlaxoSmithKline said on Wednesday it expected to conclude a $20 billion-plus three-part asset swap with Novartis in the week commencing March 2, following progress in… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • UPDATE 2-Encana cuts 2015 budget after 85 pct fall in operating profit CALGARY, Alberta, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Encana Corp, Canada’s largest natural gas producer, slashed its 2015 capital budget by a quarter on Wednesday in response to a slump in global crude oil… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • U.S. Air Force sees issue with 2019 deadline for U.S. rocket engine WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (Reuters) – The U.S. Air Force may miss a 2019 deadline for developing a U.S. engine to replace the Russian-built RD-180 motors that now power some rockets used to launch military… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Merkel’s Bavarian allies to support Greek extension, seek pledges BERLIN, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Angela Merkel’s conservative allies in Bavaria agreed to support an extension of the Greek bailout in a parliamentary vote expected on Friday, but kept up their tough… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • LPL to take $9 mln charge to realign Fortigent unit NEW YORK, Feb 25 (Reuters) – LPL Financial Holdings Inc expects to spend $9 million to restructure its Fortigent Holdings Company subsidiary, reversing its strategy of running the business as a… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Yellen defends central bank independence Fed chair swats down calls for rate-setting rules Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in ...
  • Founder’s legacy looms over Singapore A palpable sense of dissatisfaction exists among the island nation’s citizens Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Isis brutality reawakens Sunni resistance Jihadi group alienates mainstream community with multiple killings Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in ...
  • Lure of online violence for jihadi brides The message for women is domesticity not to fight Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • UPDATE 2-Cracks appear in Greek government as Tsipras walks tightrope * Detailing reform plan risks rifts within Syriza (Recasts) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • UPDATE 2-Dollar Tree holiday quarter lifted by demand for party items, food Feb 25 (Reuters) – Dollar Tree Inc posted better-than-expected quarterly sales on Wednesday and said it expected to reach an agreement with the U.S. antitrust regulator by early March on store… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • CORRECTED-Access Industries raises investment in ironSource to $25 million TEL AVIV, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Israel-based ironSource, which helps mobile and desktop application developers distribute their apps and make money off of them, has received a $20 million investment… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • TIMELINE-Monte dei Paschi’s Antonveneta deal and its aftermath Feb 25 (Reuters) – Monte dei Paschi’s takeover of Italian rival Antonveneta in 2007 proved to be a disastrous deal. Now, evidence uncovered by Reuters shows Italian regulators knew of some of the… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Axa chief takes aim at regulators Warning over backing for €315bn European investment scheme Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in ...
  • Bank vaults that hoard bytes not bullion Spain’s BBVA is trying to lead retail banking’s digital evolution Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • Lego constructs record sales and earnings Toymaker cements position as most profitable in sector Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in ...
  • Chinese housebuying spurs global backlash Politicians face increasing pressure to act as overseas spending spree pushes up prices Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Petrofac confident despite charge blows Oil services group maintains profit guidance and proposed payouts Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • German MPs urged to be tough with Greece Business lobby’s warning ahead of Bundestag vote reflects widespread doubts about extended bailout Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Bouygues profits slide as pressure grows Chief executive targeting return to growth for all divisions in 2016 Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • David Potts: five things to know Wm Morrison’s new chief executive has more than 40 years’ retail experience Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Generation gap in UK housing widens Number of 25- to 34-year-olds who own property has fallen sharply, says survey Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Barratt profit jumps amid property demand Housebuilder’s pre-tax profit rises by three quarters in first half Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • AO World shares tumble on profit warning Retailer says Black Friday sales in November failed to attract new spending Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Morrison’s new bruise brother Combo aims to hit the right notes for troubled supermarket Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • Macau casinos take lunar new year hit Shares fall more than 5% on signs traditional peak gambling period fell short Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Greek govt legally allowed to change ongoing privatisation terms – Varoufakis ATHENS, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Greece will not cancel privatisations that have already been done but the law allows the government to change the terms of sales that are underway and examine their… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Buffett sets sights on German companies BERLIN, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Renowned U.S. investor Warren Buffett is readying for an acquisition spree in Europe’s biggest economy after setting the ball rolling last week with the purchase of a niche… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Weir under pressure from low oil price Shares fall 10% after Scottish engineer feels the impact of slowdown in mining and oil and gas Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • UPDATE 2-Telefonica gives upbeat sales forecast for next two years * Net debt misses target due to weaker Venezuelan currency (Adds details, shares) Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Qatar’s Hassad Food eyes Brazilian sugar, poultry assets * Hassad Food says discussions to buy Brazil assets in early stage Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Ebola-hit Sierra Leone looks to recovery Government ministers and business leaders call for fresh investment to help restart the economy Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Profits jump at ‘comeback kid’ Henderson Fund manager boosted by rally in European equities and acquisitions Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • Greece will not complete power utility, grid operator sales -minister ATHENS, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Greece will not go ahead with privatising its dominant electricity utility PPC or power grid operator ADMIE, Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis said, despite promising… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • TSB profits rise hindered by high costs Challenger lender considers acquisitions as IT costs and low interest rates weigh on forecasts Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Biosimilar copies of blockbuster drug launch in major EU markets * Biosimilars expected to disrupt market for biotech medicines Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • SuperGroup finance chief made bankrupt Fashion retailer suspends Shaun Wills with immediate effect Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in ...
  • Wm Morrison names new chief executive Former Tesco director to lead supermarket group’s turnround efforts Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens ...
  • UPDATE 1-Insurer Brit posts rising profits, special dividend LONDON, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Brit PLC, the specialty insurer targeted by Prem Watsa’s Fairfax Financial Holdings , booked a 39.7 percent rise in full year post-tax profits on Wednesday, driven by… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • BRIEF-F-Secure divests Personal Cloud Business to Synchronoss * Completed previously announced transaction of selling its Personal Cloud Business to Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • RPT-Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest Feb 25 (Reuters) – The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • BRIEF-Dome Energy AB. Executes Agreement for the Sale of US Operations * Structured as the sale of Dome’s wholly owned subsidiary Dome Energy Inc., the proposed transaction, will see Dome Energy AB. shareholders receive 140 million shares of PEDEVCO common stock,… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news – Feb 25 Feb 25 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest Feb 25 (Reuters) – The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media: Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Emanuel faces Chicago mayor poll run-off Exodus of black support sends Obama’s former chief of staff to second round despite heavy campaign spending Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • Indian farmers balk at land law reforms India has wrestled for yeats with the question of how to secure agricultural land for industry Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • UPDATE 1-Italy’s Agnelli family seeks buyers for Cushman & Wakefield -WSJ Feb 24 (Reuters) – Italy’s Agnelli family, which controls Cushman & Wakefield Inc, is putting the world’s third-largest real estate company up for sale, the Wall Street Journal reported, quoting… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
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  • Italy’s Agnelli family seeks buyers for Cushman & Wakefield -WSJ Feb 24 (Reuters) – Italy’s Agnelli family, which controls Cushman & Wakefield Inc, is putting the world’s third-largest real estate company up for sale, the Wall Street Journal reported, quoting… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
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