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Murdoch effect: Time Warner investors in dilemma

In absence of counter-bidders, they can either engage with Fox to negotiate a higher price or play f...

Murdoch protégé Brooks cleared of hacking chargesUK ex-editor denies knowledge of private eye's contract
Reshuffle points at growing ambition
Google’s reshuffle of its senior ranks underscores the Internet company's evolving business ambition...

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The head of the International Monetary Fund warned on Friday

Malaysia Airlines may struggle to take off after double disasters

Hit by two astonishing tragedies in quick succession, the Malaysia Airlines brand may become the air...

BSkyB prepares to roll the dice again with European expansion

BSkyB's plan to buy Rupert Murdoch's pay-TV assets in Italy and Germany for perhaps as much as 10 bi...

Carbon market hopes fade as Australia dumps CO2 trading

The goal of a global carbon market to tackle climate change, once touted to reach $2 trillion by 202...
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Investment gains boost Goldman profit
Goldman Sachs Group reported a 5% rise in quarterly profit, spurred by higher revenue from investmen...
Rajat Gupta fails to void conviction
Former Goldman Sachs Group director Rajat Gupta, serving a two-year prison term, has failed to persu...
Sotheby’s teams with eBay to expand reach
Convinced that consumers are finally ready to shop online for Picassos and choice Persian rugs in ad...
Samsung stops biz with supplier over child labour issues
Samsung Electronics said it halted business with a supplier in China over suspected use of child wor...
Ignition switch: Prosecutors’ case against GM focuses on misleading statements
Federal prosecutors are developing a criminal fraud case hinged on whether General Motors made misle...
Hard reality sets in for Brazil fans after Cup fiasco
The last place Brazilians expected to be embarrassed in the World Cup was on the pitch.
Foreign banks have no option, but to bow to US rules
Financiers may grumble that the United States is acting like an imperial power in punishing foreign ...
Thousands of Gaza civilians flee after Israeli warning
Thousands fled their homes in a Gaza town on Sunday after Israel warned them to leave ahead of threa...
Microsoft to undergo changes: Nadella
Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s chief executive, has written a company manifesto of sorts.
With Alstom deal settled, focus on GE turns to profits
General Electric’s second-quarter earnings report next Friday comes soon after it prevailed in a tw...
European firms see opportunity in search engines censorship ruling
Days after Europe’s highest court said people could ask search engines to remove some links about th...
Citigroup may pay $7 bn to resolve US mortgage probe
Settlement announcement could come as early as next week
AbbVie forced to retract CEO comments in Shire bid fight
US drugmaker AbbVie has been forced to retract comments by its chief executive about shareholder sup...
BRICS leaders to launch development bank next week: Russia
Leaders of the BRICS nations will launch their long-awaited development bank at a summit next week a...
Emirates finalises $56-bn order for 150 Boeing 777Xs
Dubai airline Emirates finalised a $56-billion order to buy 150 Boeing 777X jets on Wednesday, firm...
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China’s finance minister Lou Jiwei said on Wednesday that the country is not planning any new stimul...
Chinese assets warm, not hot for Western investors
A flurry of initiatives by China to open up its currency, stock and bond markets inside and outside ...
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