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SoftBank’s Son defends Saudi ties after journalist murder

SoftBank’s Son defends Saudi ties after journalist murder

Published 05/11/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) CEO Masayoshi Son has condemned the killing of a journalist by Saudi security personnel, and said his firm [more…]

Macau billionaire revives dormant theme park project, without theme…

Macau billionaire revives dormant theme park project, without theme…

Published 18/10/2018

MACAU (Reuters) - The son of billionaire Macau casino magnate Stanley Ho on Thursday announced the revival of an entertainment project left dormant for eight [more…]

A close-up of Wall Street’s new S&P 500 communication services sector

A close-up of Wall Street’s new S&P 500 communication services sector

Published 24/09/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The new S&P 500 communication services sector, which includes such high-profile names as Facebook (FB.O), Alphabet (GOOGL.O) and Netflix (NFLX.O), is [more…]

Morgan Stanley recommends buying Italian assets ahead of budget

Morgan Stanley recommends buying Italian assets ahead of budget

Published 10/09/2018

MILAN (Reuters) - Investment bank Morgan Stanley recommends tactically buying Italian bonds and stocks ahead of the country’s budget announcement, which it reckons will aim [more…]

SEC halts trading in two cryptocurrency products, citing market…

SEC halts trading in two cryptocurrency products, citing market…

Published 10/09/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Sunday it was immediately suspending trading in two investment products that track cryptocurrencies, [more…]

Ackman says plans to stick with Chipotle after trimming holding

Ackman says plans to stick with Chipotle after trimming holding

Published 31/08/2018

BOSTON (Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman, whose hedge fund is posting double-digit returns largely thanks to gains in Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG.N) shares, said [more…]

Noble Group founder declines executive director role in…

Noble Group founder declines executive director role in…

Published 20/08/2018

SINGAPORE/BENGALURU (Reuters) - Embattled commodity trader Noble Group Ltd (NOBG.SI) said on Monday that its founder, Richard Elman, will not take up a previously announced [more…]

Indonesia lobbies U.S. to maintain special tariff treatment

Indonesia lobbies U.S. to maintain special tariff treatment

Published 05/08/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia lobbied visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to keep the Southeast Asian nation on a list of countries that receive [more…]

U.S. regulator stands by decision to block Winklevoss bitcoin ETF

U.S. regulator stands by decision to block Winklevoss bitcoin ETF

Published 27/07/2018

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday stood by a decision blocking an exchange-traded fund that would have tracked bitcoin, [more…]

Japan’s Takeda gains U.S. approval for $62 billion Shire buy

Japan’s Takeda gains U.S. approval for $62 billion Shire buy

Published 10/07/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd on Tuesday said it has received U.S. approval for its $62 billion acquisition of London-listed Shire Plc, taking [more…]