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UK regulator puts brake on Murdoch's $15.7 billion Sky deal

48 min 45 sec ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's $15.7 billion takeover of Sky is not in the public interest and should be blocked unless a way is found to prevent the media tycoon from influencing the network's news output, Britain's regulator said.

U.S. funding deal keep stocks bulls on the charge

57 min 46 sec ago
LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks hit another all-time high on Tuesday, as relief at a temporary U.S. government funding deal boosted already sky-high confidence about global growth and corporate earnings.

Carrefour steps up e-commerce push, chases deal in China

1 hour 18 min ago
PARIS (Reuters) - Carrefour's new chief executive promised to slash costs, step up e-commerce investment in the face of competition from Amazon and open up Carrefour China to local investors, sending its shares higher on Tuesday.

UK regulator says Fox buying Sky not in public interest, suggests remedies

2 hours 31 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's competition regulator told Rupert Murdoch his $15 billion takeover of Sky was not in the public interest and would be blocked unless there was a way to prevent the tycoon from influencing the network's news output.

Retailer Carrefour steps up digital push and inks deal in China

3 hours 22 min ago
PARIS (Reuters) - Carrefour's new chief executive pledged to slash costs, step up investment in e-commerce in the face of competition from Amazon and open up the capital of Carrefour China to local investors, as part of a plan to boost growth at the world's second-largest retailer.

Global stocks scale record highs as U.S. government shutdown ends, yen turns down

3 hours 48 min ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks advanced on Tuesday after U.S. senators struck a deal to end a government shutdown in a boost to Wall Street, while the dollar turned higher against the yen after Bank Of Japan's chief reiterated his support for quantitative easing.

Global Stocks scale record highs as U.S. government shutdown ends, yen inches up after BOJ

4 hours 53 min ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks advanced on Tuesday after U.S. senators struck a deal to end a three-day government shutdown, sending Wall Street's main indexes to record highs, while the dollar inched down against the yen after the Bank of Japan kept policy steady.

Casino mogul Steve Wynn confident on Macau concession extension

5 hours 34 min ago
HONG KONG (Reuters) - U.S. casino magnate Steve Wynn, head of the eponymous Wynn Resorts , said he was confident his casino business in the world's largest gambling hub of Macau would continue after casino contracts start to expire by 2020.

Asia stocks rise as U.S. government shutdown ends, dollar/yen inches down

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:28pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks advanced on Tuesday after U.S. senators struck a deal to end a three-day government shutdown, sending Wall Street's main indexes to record highs, while the dollar inched down against the yen after the Bank of Japan kept policy steady.

U.S. business group lobbying surged as tax reform took shape: report

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:03pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lobbying by U.S. business groups including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Business Roundtable surged in the last three months of 2017 as lawmakers negotiated and finalized legislation that deeply cut the taxes companies pay.

U.S. product lets investors triple bet on popular tech stocks

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:00pm
(Reuters) - Investors are getting a high-octane way to bet on or against the stock market's technology leaders.

South Korea to ban cryptocurrency traders from using anonymous bank accounts

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 9:07pm
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will ban the use of anonymous bank accounts in cryptocurrency trading from Jan. 30, the nation's financial regulator said on Tuesday.

Trump slaps steep U.S. tariffs on imported washers, solar panels

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 8:31pm
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump slapped steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels on Monday, giving a boost to Whirlpool Corp and dealing a setback to the renewable energy industry in the first of several potential trade restrictions.

Asia stocks rise as end to U.S. government shutdown buoys Wall St., dollar steady

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 8:25pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks advanced on Tuesday after U.S. senators struck a deal to end a three-day government shutdown, sending Wall Street's main indexes to record highs and keeping the dollar well supported.

Netflix crosses $100 billion market capitalization as subscribers surge

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 7:43pm
(Reuters) - Netflix Inc snagged 2 million more subscribers than Wall Street expected in the final three months of 2017, tripling profits at the online video service that is burning money on new programming to dominate internet television around the world.

Bank of America wants more brokerage clients to be bank clients

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 7:09pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bank of America is offering cash and interest rate incentives to Merrill Lynch clients for opening first-time checking and savings accounts as it tries to seize the large chunk of wealth that brokerage customers hold at other institutions.

ADM approach to Bunge marks potential U-turn on oilseed strategy

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 7:05pm
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Archer Daniels Midland Co's proposed takeover of Bunge Ltd could signal a change in the company's strategy on oilseeds, giving the top U.S. grain merchant a much bigger capacity to crush soy just months after ADM's chief executive said the firm would cut spending on the sector.

U.S. slaps steep tariffs on imported washers, solar panels

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 7:03pm
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump slapped steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels on Monday, marking his first moves to erect trade restrictions under seldom-used trade laws that allow unilateral actions.

Netflix crosses $100 billion market cap as subscribers surge

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 6:34pm
(Reuters) - Netflix Inc snagged 2 million more subscribers than Wall Street expected in the final three months of last year, tripling profits at the online video service that is burning money on new programming to dominate internet television around the world.

Judge orders U.S. government to seek consent to give data to AT&T, Time Warner

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 6:25pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The judge hearing the Justice Department's lawsuit to stop AT&T from buying Time Warner ordered the department on Monday to seek permission to give the two companies access to rivals' pricing data.

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