• A BMW Vision Future Luxury concept car is displayed at Auto China 2014 in Beijing
    Mercedes, BMW chase ultra rich clients … Reuters - 20 hours ago

    Premium auto maker BMW unveiled a luxury concept sedan in Beijing on Sunday, to gauge customer appetite for a car that would cost more than German manufacturer's current … More »Mercedes, BMW chase ultra rich clients …

    A BMW Vision Future Luxury concept car is displayed at Auto China 2014 in Beijing

    Premium auto maker BMW unveiled a luxury concept sedan in Beijing on Sunday, to gauge customer appetite for a car that would cost more than German manufacturer's current flagship 7 series limousine. Ian Robertson, BMW Group's board member responsible for sales and marketing said the car is being presented the Auto China …

  • A Lexus IS 250 is seen on an elevated display at the New York International Auto Show in New York City
    Lexus aloof from China production while … Reuters - 19 hours ago

    By Yoko Kubota BEIJING (Reuters) - The head of Lexus, the premium brand of Toyota Motor Corp <7203.T>, said on Sunday an emphasis on quality had kept it from manufacturing … More »Lexus aloof from China production while …

    A Lexus IS 250 is seen on an elevated display at the New York International Auto Show in New York City

    By Yoko Kubota BEIJING (Reuters) - The head of Lexus, the premium brand of Toyota Motor Corp <7203.T>, said on Sunday an emphasis on quality had kept it from manufacturing in China. Unlike German peers Audi, Volkswagen AG's luxury division and BMW , Lexus imports all of its vehicles sold in China, from Japan. But high …

  • Pedestrians walk past the world headquarters of Pfizer in New York
    AstraZeneca cancer pipeline seen as … Reuters - 57 minutes ago

    By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - Pfizer may come back to bid for British drug company AstraZeneca after its reported 60 billion pound ($101 billion) takeover approach … More »AstraZeneca cancer pipeline seen as …

    Pedestrians walk past the world headquarters of Pfizer in New York

    By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - Pfizer may come back to bid for British drug company AstraZeneca after its reported 60 billion pound ($101 billion) takeover approach was rejected, since a deal could make sense for the U.S. pharmaceuticals giant as it seeks to build up its cancer franchise. In addition to adding promising …

  • The grille of the Cadillac Elmiraj concept car as the vehicle is displayed during the press preview day of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit
    GM to battle VW in China with $12 billion … Reuters - 20 hours ago

    U.S. car giant General Motors Corp (GM) plans to invest $12 billion in China from 2014 to 2017 and build more plants next year as it competes with aggressive rivals in … More »GM to battle VW in China with $12 billion …

    The grille of the Cadillac Elmiraj concept car as the vehicle is displayed during the press preview day of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit

    U.S. car giant General Motors Corp (GM) plans to invest $12 billion in China from 2014 to 2017 and build more plants next year as it competes with aggressive rivals in the world's largest auto market. GM expects its China sales to expand 8-10 percent this year, in line with the overall growth of the Chinese market, where …

  • Rousseff looks on during the inauguration ceremony for the South Pier of the Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport in Brasilia
    Brazil´s president also responsible … Reuters - 17 hours ago

    Brazil´s President Dilma Rousseff must assume her share of responsibility for the controversial purchase of a refinery in Texas by Petroleo Brasileiro SA, the former … More »Brazil´s president also responsible …

    Rousseff looks on during the inauguration ceremony for the South Pier of the Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport in Brasilia

    Brazil´s President Dilma Rousseff must assume her share of responsibility for the controversial purchase of a refinery in Texas by Petroleo Brasileiro SA, the former chief executive of the state-run oil company said in an interview published on Sunday. Rousseff chaired the board of Petrobras in 2006 when it approved the …

  • Mark Karpeles, chief executive of Mt. Gox, attends a news conference at the Tokyo District Court in Tokyo
    At Mt. Gox bitcoin hub, 'geek' … Reuters - 3 hours ago

    By Sophie Knight TOKYO (Reuters) - In June 2011, when customers of now-bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox agitated for proof that the Tokyo-based firm was still solvent … More »At Mt. Gox bitcoin hub, 'geek' …

    Mark Karpeles, chief executive of Mt. Gox, attends a news conference at the Tokyo District Court in Tokyo

    By Sophie Knight TOKYO (Reuters) - In June 2011, when customers of now-bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox agitated for proof that the Tokyo-based firm was still solvent after a hacking attack, CEO Mark Karpeles turned to the comedy science fiction novel "The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy". During an online chat, Karpeles …

  • Trader shows a piece of gold at his shop in the town of Al-Fahir in North Darfur
    Gold falls to 2-1/2-week low in thin … Reuters - 4 hours ago

    By A. Ananthalakshmi SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Gold fell to a two-and-a-half-week low in choppy and thin holiday trade on Monday, hurt by sharp outflows from the world's … More »Gold falls to 2-1/2-week low in thin …

    Trader shows a piece of gold at his shop in the town of Al-Fahir in North Darfur

    By A. Ananthalakshmi SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Gold fell to a two-and-a-half-week low in choppy and thin holiday trade on Monday, hurt by sharp outflows from the world's biggest bullion-backed exchange-traded fund (ETF) and a stronger dollar. Spot gold fell to a two-and-a-half-week low of $1,281.40, before pruning the losses …

  • People walk along an elevated walkway at the Pudong financial district in Shanghai
    A tough sell: insurance against a China … Reuters - 14 hours ago

    By Vidya Ranganathan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Selling insurance against a financial crisis should not be difficult, five years after the last one nearly wrecked the global … More »A tough sell: insurance against a China …

    People walk along an elevated walkway at the Pudong financial district in Shanghai

    By Vidya Ranganathan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Selling insurance against a financial crisis should not be difficult, five years after the last one nearly wrecked the global economy. But when it comes to China, the world's second-largest economy, the probability of a full-blown crisis is apparently so remote that hardly anyone …

  • The Pfizer logo is seen next to a U.S. flag in a conference room at their world headquarters in New York
    Pfizer considers $100 billion bid for … Reuters - 22 hours ago

    U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has approached British rival AstraZeneca to propose a 60 billion pound ($101 billion) takeover, Britain's Sunday Times reported. The … More »Pfizer considers $100 billion bid for …

    The Pfizer logo is seen next to a U.S. flag in a conference room at their world headquarters in New York

    U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has approached British rival AstraZeneca to propose a 60 billion pound ($101 billion) takeover, Britain's Sunday Times reported. The paper cited senior investment bankers and industry sources saying that informal conversations about a deal had taken place between the two but that no talks …

  • China firm plans $1 billion distressed … Reuters - 14 hours ago

    By Benjamin Kang Lim and Koh Gui Qing BEIJING (Reuters) - A unit of one of China's biggest bad-debt banks plans to woo foreign investors with a $1 billion fund for soured … More »China firm plans $1 billion distressed …

    By Benjamin Kang Lim and Koh Gui Qing BEIJING (Reuters) - A unit of one of China's biggest bad-debt banks plans to woo foreign investors with a $1 billion fund for soured property loans and distressed real-estate assets, reopening the sector to outsiders after a failed attempt last decade. That the fund is being launched …

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 To Hit The Shelves On September 2014
    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 To Hit The Shelves … Business 2 Community - 16 hours ago

    Expectation from Samsung’s next generation phablet i.e. Galaxy Note 4 is really high resulting in the cyber space to be bombarded with rumors, updates and news on it. … More »Samsung Galaxy Note 4 To Hit The Shelves …

    Samsung Galaxy Note 4 To Hit The Shelves On September 2014

    Expectation from Samsung’s next generation phablet i.e. Galaxy Note 4 is really high resulting in the cyber space to be bombarded with rumors, updates and news on it. Galaxy Note 3, Note 4’s predecessor was a really cool phablet which has floored millions of consumers from all around the world. It’s being more than six …

  • A man smokes a cigarette outside The London Stock Exchange
    Asian stocks subdued on Ukraine caution, … Reuters - 1 hour 35 minutes ago

    By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stock markets were subdued on Monday, as tensions in Ukraine kept investors cautious amid an absence of catalysts as several … More »Asian stocks subdued on Ukraine caution, …

    A man smokes a cigarette outside The London Stock Exchange

    By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stock markets were subdued on Monday, as tensions in Ukraine kept investors cautious amid an absence of catalysts as several markets remained closed for the Easter holiday. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan inched down 0.1 percent. Japan's Nikkei stock …

  • Bitcoin boss Karpeles easily led, not … Reuters - 3 hours ago

    By Lionel Laurent PARIS (Reuters) - Mark Karpeles, CEO of failed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, was a bright child, but a poor student, a lousy communicator and "too conciliatory", … More »Bitcoin boss Karpeles easily led, not …

    By Lionel Laurent PARIS (Reuters) - Mark Karpeles, CEO of failed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, was a bright child, but a poor student, a lousy communicator and "too conciliatory", allowing others to take advantage of him, his mother Anne said in a telephone interview. Speaking from her home in Switzerland last week, Anne, …

  • View of the Areva Tower at the headquarters of the French nuclear reactor maker Areva at La Defense in Courbevoie
    Niger could sign new deal with Areva … Reuters - 4 hours ago

    The government of Niger, the world's fourth largest uranium producer, is on the verge of renewing an agreement with French state-controlled nuclear group Areva, the West … More »Niger could sign new deal with Areva …

    View of the Areva Tower at the headquarters of the French nuclear reactor maker Areva at La Defense in Courbevoie

    The government of Niger, the world's fourth largest uranium producer, is on the verge of renewing an agreement with French state-controlled nuclear group Areva, the West African nation's mines minister said on Sunday. Niger, one of the world's poorest nations, is pushing to boost revenues from its uranium, but Areva, which …

  • A TransCanada Keystone Pipeline pump station operates outside Steele City, Nebraska
    Pipeline delay gives boost to Obama's … Reuters - 22 hours ago

    By Jeff Mason and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The latest delay to a final decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline will reinforce a White House strategy to … More »Pipeline delay gives boost to Obama's …

    A TransCanada Keystone Pipeline pump station operates outside Steele City, Nebraska

    By Jeff Mason and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The latest delay to a final decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline will reinforce a White House strategy to energize President Barack Obama's liberal-leaning base before fall elections in which Democrats risk losing control of the U.S. Senate. Environmentalists, …

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
    Futures edge up as investors await earnings … Reuters - 38 minutes ago

    By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were very slightly higher on Monday as investors found few reasons to keep buying following a strong … More »Futures edge up as investors await earnings …

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were very slightly higher on Monday as investors found few reasons to keep buying following a strong rally last week and ahead of a heavy week of corporate earnings releases. The S&P 500 <.SPX> had its best week since July last week, boosted by strong results …

  • China IPO promised land turns to desert … Reuters - 14 hours ago

    By Natalie Thomas and Pete Sweeney SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Dozens of Chinese companies have abandoned plans to list in the mainland this year, as confusion reigns among … More »China IPO promised land turns to desert …

    By Natalie Thomas and Pete Sweeney SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Dozens of Chinese companies have abandoned plans to list in the mainland this year, as confusion reigns among executives, bankers and investors over an opaque regulatory review that's clouding what was touted as a banner year for new stock debuts. As China Securities …

  • A security guard salutes at the entrance of the Bank of Japan building in Tokyo
    Bank of Japan may still opt for huge … Reuters - 1 hour 23 minutes ago

    By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan is likely to hold off on expanding monetary stimulus for as long as possible but when it does act, it will take "extraordinary" … More »Bank of Japan may still opt for huge …

    A security guard salutes at the entrance of the Bank of Japan building in Tokyo

    By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan is likely to hold off on expanding monetary stimulus for as long as possible but when it does act, it will take "extraordinary" steps such as buying government bonds on a massive scale, a former central bank policymaker said on Monday. Miyako Suda, who served on the …

  • Michael Steinberg arrives at the Manhattan Federal Courthouse in New York
    U.S. insider trading cases face test … Reuters - 1 hour 13 minutes ago

    By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court is set hear a case whose outcome could make it harder for the government to prosecute insider trading and potentially … More »U.S. insider trading cases face test …

    Michael Steinberg arrives at the Manhattan Federal Courthouse in New York

    By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court is set hear a case whose outcome could make it harder for the government to prosecute insider trading and potentially jeopardize several high-profile guilty verdicts, including that of SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager Michael Steinberg. The question facing …

  • Apple computer shown as Google introduces Buzz in Mountain View
    Apple, Google vie to offer exclusive … Reuters - 3 hours ago

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc and Google Inc are wooing game developers to ensure that top game titles arrive first on devices powered by their respective operating system, the … More »Apple, Google vie to offer exclusive …

    Apple computer shown as Google introduces Buzz in Mountain View

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc and Google Inc are wooing game developers to ensure that top game titles arrive first on devices powered by their respective operating system, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Both the companies are trying to lure game developers by offering premium placement …

 
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