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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares hovered below their 10-year peak on Friday while investors viewed Chinese shares with caution after their big fall the previous day. Passersby are reflected in an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union privacy regulators will discuss ride-hailing app Uber’s [UBER.UL] massive data breach cover-up next week and could create a task-force to coordinate investigations. FILE PHOTO: The Uber logo is seen on mobile telephone in London, Britain, September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo Uber faces regulatory scrutiny after CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) has completed construction of the world’s largest lithium ion battery in Australia, putting it on track to meet a 100-day deadline for switching the battery packs on, the South Australian government said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO – The logo of Tesla is seen in Taipei, Taiwan on August 11,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday proposed that the U.S. agency vote next month to reconsider rules preventing a company from owning stations serving more than 39 percent of households with a television, a move that could speed consolidation in the industry. FILE PHOTO – Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices were little changed on Tuesday as the impact from expectations of an extended OPEC-led production cut was canceled out by rising output in the United States. A pump jack is seen at sunrise near Bakersfield, California October 14, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo Brent crude futures LCOc1, the international benchmark for
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LINCOLN, Nebraska/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nebraska regulators will announce their decision on Monday on whether to approve TransCanada Corp’s Keystone XL pipeline route through the state, the last big hurdle for the long-delayed project. FILE PHOTO — A TransCanada Keystone Pipeline pump station operates outside Steele City, Nebraska March 10, 2014. REUTERS/Lane Hickenbottom/File Photo Just days
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Just in time for the Black Friday kick-off to holiday season shopping, stock market investors have been handed tools to bet on the decline of brick-and-mortar retail. The front facade of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is seen in New York, U.S., November 17, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid As of Friday,
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Siemens (SIEGn.DE) employees protested in various German cities on Friday against the company’s proposal to cut 6,900 jobs, which a senior Siemens official said could be revised after negotiations with the union. Siemens said on Thursday it wanted to cut about 6,900 jobs, or close to 2 percent of its global workforce.
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(Reuters) – Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc have both expressed interest in acquiring a significant part of Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s assets, two people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: The Twenty-First Century Fox Studios flag flies over the company building in Los Angeles, California U.S. November 6,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Major U.S. airlines are bumping far fewer passengers from overbooked flights after a high-profile incident in April prompted the industry to reassess its practices, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) reported on Thursday. People watch airplanes land during unseasonably warm weather at Reagan National Airport in Washington, U.S., February 22, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua
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LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) – A shareholder proposal calling for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc to scrap its dual-class share structure was rejected on Wednesday, although the measure received significant support among voters outside the controlling Murdoch family. FILE PHOTO: Rupert Murdoch, executive chairman of News Corporation, reacts during a panel discussion at the B20 meeting
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LONDON (Reuters) – Nestle (NESN.S), the world’s largest packaged food company, said on Wednesday it would reorganize its infant nutrition business to try to improve its performance. FILE PHOTO: The Nestle logo is pictured on the company headquarters entrance building in Vevey, Switzerland February 18, 2016. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy/File Photo The Swiss company said from Jan.
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