Archive March 2015

Comcast to form $4 billion investment arm with CFO at helm

Published 31/03/2015

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) Chief Financial Officer Michael Angelakis will leave his position to head a new investment arm with up to $4.1 billion [more…]

Exclusive: Cablevision to make $1 offer for New York Daily News

Published 31/03/2015

(Reuters) - U.S. cable T.V. operator Cablevision Systems Corp (CVC.N) is planning to make an offer for the New York Daily News as early as [more…]

Berkshire’s Buffett says Grexit ‘may not be bad’ for euro zone: CNBC

Berkshire’s Buffett says Grexit ‘may not be bad’ for euro zone: CNBC

Published 31/03/2015

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett, the billionaire chief executive officer and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, said Tuesday that an exit by Greece from [more…]

Greek PM says wants ‘honest compromise’ but not at any cost

Greek PM says wants ‘honest compromise’ but not at any cost

Published 31/03/2015

ATHENS (Reuters) - Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday appealed for an "honest compromise" with lenders but warned Greece would not agree to an "unconditional" [more…]

China’s Alibaba signs digital distribution deal with music rights group BMG

Published 30/03/2015

BEIJING (Reuters) - Germany's BMG music rights company said on Monday it had signed a music digital distribution deal with China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd [more…]

U.S. hedge fund criticizes Vivendi over Bollore role

U.S. hedge fund criticizes Vivendi over Bollore role

Published 30/03/2015

PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. hedge fund P. Schoenfeld Asset Management (PSAM) has accused French media group Vivendi of giving too much leeway to chairman and [more…]

UK police investigate death threat against BBC chief over Clarkson sacking

Published 29/03/2015

LONDON (Reuters) - Police in Britain said on Sunday they were investigating a death threat against Tony Hall, the director general of the BBC, made [more…]

Search teams probe wreckage of jet in French Alps

Search teams probe wreckage of jet in French Alps

Published 25/03/2015

SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (Reuters) - French investigators on Wednesday searched for the reason why a German Airbus plowed into an Alpine mountainside, killing all 150 on [more…]

Brent oil rises as euro zone morale boost offsets oversupply concern

Published 25/03/2015

LONDON (Reuters) - Brent oil prices firmed on Wednesday as business morale in the euro zone's top two economies improved, offsetting concerns of oversupply that [more…]

Thousands of Singaporeans take to the streets to mourn Lee Kuan Yew

Published 25/03/2015

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Thousands of Singaporeans queued on Wednesday to pay their last respects to former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, who lay in state [more…]