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For the first time in more than a decade, Goldman Sachs Group Inc has managed to avoid any proxy battles with activist shareholders by convincing investors and securities regulators that voting on several proposed corporate policy changes were…
03.23 / 20:59
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U.S. healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson and JPMorgan Chase & Co became the latest big U.S. companies to suspend all digital advertising on Google's YouTube, over concerns that its ads may have appeared on channels that broadcast offensive…
03.23 / 20:59
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US stocks dipped on Thursday as the House of Representatives delayed a vote on a healthcare replacement bill seen as a barometer of congressional support for President Donald Trump's…
03.23 / 20:44
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Swiss watchmakers expect the market to stay challenging this year with the United States, their second-biggest market, showing no signs of recovering, executives told Reuters at an industry fair in…
03.23 / 20:44
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Two Israeli residents have been charged by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission with insider trading in Mobileye NV before the maker of sensors and cameras for driverless vehicles agreed to be acquired by Intel Corp for US$15.3…
03.23 / 20:39
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Sears' plan to avoid bankruptcy in part by selling off or licensing brands including Kenmore and DieHard may prove difficult because of changing consumer tastes and possible legal…
03.23 / 19:45
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Sales of new US homes rose sharply in February, to their highest level in seven months, while the average price reached a new record, the Commerce Department reported on…
03.23 / 18:25
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New claims for unemployment insurance rose 15,000 in the week ending Mar 18 to 258,000, seasonally-adjusted, the highest in two…
03.23 / 18:21
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The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted narrowly to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc…
03.23 / 18:21
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The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted 50 to 48 to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc…
03.23 / 18:06
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British retail sales rebounded strongly last month despite Brexit jitters, official data showed on Thursday, sparking a spike in the…
03.23 / 17:48
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World stock markets pushed higher on Thursday as investors awaited a key US healthcare vote, with even London gaining one day after a terror attack killed three people in the heart of the…
03.23 / 17:12
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Walt Disney Co said on Thursday its board extended Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger's term by a year to July 2, 2019 and said he would serve as a consultant to the media giant for three years after…
03.23 / 16:57
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State-backed Royal Bank of Scotland said on Thursday it planned to close more than 150 bank branches in Britain and 770 roles are at risk in the latest round of cuts and closures at the…
03.23 / 16:39
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The U.S. State Department will approve by Monday the permit needed to proceed with construction of the Canada-to-United States Keystone XL oil pipeline, a project blocked by former President Barack Obama, according to…
03.23 / 16:26
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Royal Bank of Scotland is to close more than 150 bank branches in Britain and cut hundreds of jobs, the state-backed lender said on…
03.23 / 16:26
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The U.S. State Department will approve by Monday the permit needed to proceed with construction of the Canada-to-United States Keystone XL oil pipeline, a project blocked by former President Barack Obama, according to…
03.23 / 15:59
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Walt Disney Co said on Thursday it extended Chief Executive Bob Iger's term by a year to July 2, 2019 and said he would serve as a consultant for three years after…
03.23 / 15:54
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Credit Suisse is considering a quickfire share sale rather than pursuing a separate listing for its Swiss banking division, two sources close to the matter told Reuters, in a move that could raise 3 billion Swiss francs (US$3.03…
03.23 / 15:54
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Walt Disney Co said on Thursday it extended Chief Executive Bob Iger's term by more than a year to July 2,…
03.23 / 15:43
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