Archive April 2014

Researchers say Neanderthals were not our dimwitted inferiors

Researchers say Neanderthals were not our dimwitted inferiors

Published 30/04/2014

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - No offense, but your ancestors probably were no brighter than a Neanderthal. That's the message a pair of researchers delivered on Wednesday [more…]

British media mogul to sell Channel 5 to Viacom for 450 million stg

Published 30/04/2014

(Reuters) - British media baron Richard Desmond will announce that he is selling free-to-air TV broadcaster Channel 5 to U.S.-based Viacom Inc for up to 450 [more…]

Spin cycle: astronomers detect distant planet that whirls madly

Spin cycle: astronomers detect distant planet that whirls madly

Published 30/04/2014

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Are you the type of person who gets dizzy just watching a merry-go-round go round and round? If so, don't plan a [more…]

Abu Dhabi’s Louvre displays treasures at the Paris one

Published 30/04/2014

PARIS (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi hopes eventually to lure tourists to its own branch of the Louvre museum, but pending its opening in 2015 some [more…]

Euro zone inflation edges up, swift ECB action seen less likely

Published 30/04/2014

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone inflation rose in April, reducing chances the European Central Bank will act soon to ward off deflation, but the pace [more…]

Euro zone bonds reverse as inflation rises, takes heat off ECB

Published 30/04/2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Euro zone bond yields reversed earlier gains on Wednesday after euro zone inflation cooled expectations that the European Central Bank would need [more…]

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Published 30/04/2014

PayNet President William Phelan speaks at the 2011 Reuters Manufacturing and Transportation Summit in New York December 12, 2011. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

U.S. small businesses boosted borrowing in March, signaling a renewal of confidence in growth prospects after an unusually harsh winter crimped investment.

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U.S. small business borrowing rises: PayNet

Published 30/04/2014

(Reuters) - U.S. small businesses boosted borrowing in March, signaling a renewal of confidence in growth prospects after an unusually harsh winter crimped investment. The [more…]

U.S. consumer confidence rebounds to pre-crisis levels in first quarter: Nielsen

Published 30/04/2014

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer sentiment rose sharply in the first quarter as optimism about the economic outlook improved, according to a global survey which [more…]

Santander seeks Brazil unit buyout, sees Europe recovery

Santander seeks Brazil unit buyout, sees Europe recovery

Published 29/04/2014

MADRID/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Banco Santander SA (SAN.MC ) launched a 4.7 billion euro ($6.5 billion) offer on Tuesday for the 25 percent of its [more…]