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French government urges Air France to pursue reforms as strikes bite

French government urges Air France to pursue reforms as strikes bite

Published 06/05/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - The French finance minister on Sunday raised the pressure on Air France managers and unions to resolve a stand-off over wages, saying [more…]

Buffett owns 5 percent of Apple. He’d like to own more

Buffett owns 5 percent of Apple. He’d like to own more

Published 05/05/2018

OMAHA, Neb. (Reuters) - Warren Buffett said he would be happy if his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc owned more than 5 percent of Apple Inc’s [more…]

Apple hits record high after Buffett’s Berkshire increases stake

Apple hits record high after Buffett’s Berkshire increases stake

Published 05/05/2018

(Reuters) - Apple Inc’s stock hit an all-time high on Friday after Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc disclosed it bought an additional 75 million shares [more…]

Xerox says CEO, board to stay after agreement with Icahn, Deason…

Xerox says CEO, board to stay after agreement with Icahn, Deason…

Published 04/05/2018

(Reuters) - Xerox Corp (XRX.N) said on Thursday its current board and management team, which included Chief Executive Jeff Jacobson, will stay, after a settlement [more…]

Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway bought 75 million more Apple shares in…

Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway bought 75 million more Apple shares in…

Published 04/05/2018

(Reuters) - Berkshire Hathaway Inc bought 75 million additional Apple Inc shares in the first three months of the year, CEO Warren Buffett told CNBC [more…]

Tyson Foods backs Israeli startup to grow meat in the lab

Tyson Foods backs Israeli startup to grow meat in the lab

Published 03/05/2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Tyson Foods (TSN.N), the largest U.S. meat processor, has invested in an Israeli biotech company developing a way to grow affordable meat [more…]

Sainsbury’s in $10 billion swoop on Asda to create top UK supermarket

Sainsbury’s in $10 billion swoop on Asda to create top UK supermarket

Published 30/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Sainsbury’s (SBRY.L) has agreed to buy Walmart’s (WMT.N) Asda for about 7.3 billion pounds ($10 billion) to create Britain’s biggest supermarket group [more…]

Deutsche Telekom sees T-Mobile-Sprint deal clearing anti-trust…

Deutsche Telekom sees T-Mobile-Sprint deal clearing anti-trust…

Published 30/04/2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Telekom (DTEGn.DE) CEO Tim Hoettges expressed confidence on Monday that the $26 billion takeover of Sprint Corp (S.N) by its U.S. [more…]

South Korea says to join forces to normalize GM’s Korea unit

South Korea says to join forces to normalize GM’s Korea unit

Published 23/04/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - The South Korean government said on Monday it would join forces to help normalize General Motors Co’s South Korean unit. The government [more…]

Elliott adds voice to calls for Whitbread break-up

Elliott adds voice to calls for Whitbread break-up

Published 16/04/2018

(Reuters) - Hedge fund Elliott Advisors has become the second activist investor to call for Whitbread (WTB.L) to split its hotel and coffee shop businesses [more…]