NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 23:52 2019-08-13

L&G snaps up Woodford stake in Push Doctor-backer

The embattled fund manager Neil Woodford is close to offloading another of his firm's assets by striking a deal to sell a big stake in a backer of Push Doctor, the GP-on-demand service....

L&G snaps up Woodford stake in Push Doctor-backer

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Activist Gatemore snaps up Moss Bros stake An activist fund manager which pressed for a break-up of French Connection has turned its attention to another fashion chain by snapping up a 10% stake in Moss Bros, the suit-hire specialist....
18:13 2019-06-09

Woodford fund goes into second month of suspension Fund manager Neil Woodford will keep his flagship £3.7bn fund frozen for at least another month, leaving thousands of investors without access to their money....
23:39 2019-07-01

How Woodford Investment's bets took a bad turn When Neil Woodford left the fund management giant Invesco Perpetual in October 2013 to set up his own company, he was without doubt Britain's most-garlanded asset manager....
17:26 2019-06-04

Woodford 'extremely sorry' for top fund suspension Neil Woodford has appeared in a video where he say he is "extremely sorry" that investors had to be blocked from withdrawing their cash from his top fund....
13:26 2019-06-05

Star Manager Woodford Pledges to Cut Borrowing A fund run by star investor Neil Woodford is aiming to slash its debt and pledged to recruit more independent directors to its board while it attempts to assuage investor concerns over the value of its investments....
15:13 2019-06-28

Hargreaves pressures Woodford to repay customers The chief executive of an investment platform that championed Neil Woodford's suspended fund has said he is "putting pressure" on the fund manager to repay his customers....
21:13 2019-06-20

Woodford Patient Capital shares fall 1.7% Shares in Woodford Patient Capital Trust (WPCT), Woodford Investment Management's only listed fund, fell 1.7% at the open on Wednesday after the Financial Times reported it may drop Neil Woodford as......
09:39 2019-06-12

Woodford Co. Man Charged With Child Sexual Exploitation VERSAILLES, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Woodford County man is accused of child exploitation after investigators say they discovered child pornography. Don C. Lewis III was arrested after KSP executed a search warrant at 105 Plum Tree Court, Versailles. Electronic equipment was seized and is pending a fo...
16:39 2019-06-21

Memorial Scholarship Film Festival To Honor Woodford Co. Man WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A 20-year-old Woodford County High School grad was tragically killed in a car accident late last year. Seth Lance was studying arts and hoping to major in film. Now, his family hopes to inspire other future filmmakers. His parents, Bill and Angie say that last De...
23:26 2019-06-11

Woodford crisis scuppers £1bn investment trust merger The crisis surrounding Neil Woodford, the former 'star' fund manager who has blocked investors from offloading their holdings in his flagship fund, has put paid to a merger between two London-listed finance companies....
20:39 2019-08-16

Star Manager Woodford Halts Fund's Redemptions U.K. money manager Neil Woodford suspended redemptions from his main fund, drawing fresh attention to the dilemma for investment firms that promise investors they can quickly cash out of funds with hard-to-sell assets....
23:39 2019-06-04

After Woodford fund suspension, focus turns to its stewards The suspension of Neil Woodford's flagship fund has put the focus on a little known firm tasked with ensuring his investors were being looked after properly....
19:52 2019-06-17

Woodford Co. Man Held In Virginia On Child Sexual Exploitation Charges WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police say a Woodford County man wanted on child sexual exploitation charges has been arrested in Virginia. Authorities said Don Lewis III was arrested Thursday evening by Fort Lee military police. Lewis was charged with one count of distributing ...
14:13 2019-06-22

Epps Will be an Assistant for Erik Daniels at Woodford Co. High School (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt) Former UK Women’s Basketball player, Makayla Epps, will be an assistant coach on the staff of Erik Daniels at Woodford County High School. Of course, he was a men’s player at Kentucky. For Those Who Do Not Know : I Have Accepted A Coaching Position At Woodfo...
22:39 2019-06-27

Hargreaves Lansdown CEO to forgo bonus over Woodford fund fallout - FT Hargreaves Lansdown Chief Executive Officer Chris Hill is waiving a bonus of as much as 2.1 million pounds ($2.65 million) over the firm's links with Neil Woodford's suspended fund, the Financial Times reported on Sunday....
00:26 2019-06-17

Watchdog examines Guernsey listings of suspended Woodford fund Britain's financial watchdog said it was examining a decision by a frozen Woodford fund to list investments in Guernsey, as wealth manager St James's Place pulled 3.5 billion pounds ($4.45 billion)......
20:26 2019-06-05

Too soon to ditch Neil Woodford but Patient Capital's board needs a shake-up Investors ought to tell the directors: move aside and get some independent faces in the boardroomThe five directors of Woodford Patient Capital Trust would like to remind the world that they exist. It’s been hard to tell the past week.The board of the investment trust employs Neil Woodford to manage...
21:00 2019-06-10

Eddie Stobart crisis deals fresh blow to Woodford Eddie Stobart, the logistics group known for its distinctively coloured lorries‎, will deliver a fresh blow to the embattled fund manager Neil Woodford on Friday when its chief executive quits in the wake of a multimillion pound accounting error....
08:00 2019-08-23

UPDATE 1-Fidelity to curb investments in Woodford Income Focus Fund Investment firm Fidelity International said on Tuesday that it has decided to restrict its customers from making new investments in money manager Neil Woodford's Income Focus Fund....
14:26 2019-06-18

Mining company Power Resources buys Woodford-backed Metalysis Mining company Power Resources Group (PRG) said on Friday it was buying Metalysis, a British high-tech specialist which was backed by asset manager Neil Woodford, out of administration....
20:52 2019-07-05

Illiquid assets held by Woodford's UK fund pose hurdle to reopening Trading in Neil Woodford's 3.7 billion pound ($4.69 billion) Equity Income Fund may not be reopened swiftly after it was suspended on June 3 because of the illiquid assets it holds....
10:13 2019-06-23

Senior BoE official backs fund suspensions amid Neil Woodford saga A senior Bank of England official has supported the use of suspensions to protect funds, as pressure grows on under-fire asset manager Neil Woodford....
18:00 2019-06-11

British money manager Woodford's star wanes over locked fund gate Famed for eschewing the tech bubble and sticking with tobacco and pharmaceuticals as others sold out, Neil Woodford's cult status among British money managers is on the ropes after some of his......
04:39 2019-06-05

Unlikely Yankee snaps streak and adds so much more The Yankees’ two-game homer “drought” came to an end in somewhat unlikely fashion, as Mike Tauchman went deep with one out in the seventh to provide an insurance run in a 4-2 win over Toronto on Sunday in The Bronx. Aaron Judge noted, though, that Tauchman also made a significant play in the top of....
05:13 2019-07-15

Magician Oz Pearlman snaps up $4.5M Brooklyn penthouse This Brooklyn penthouse is no magic trick, but the new home of magician and mentalist Oz Pearlman. The 2,321-square-foot penthouse, at 145 Carroll Gardens, features four bedrooms and 3½ bathrooms. The unit, which was last asking $4.5 million, comes with floor-to-ceiling windows, white oak floors, ni...
16:13 2019-08-08

Weatherman Snaps At Viewers During Tornado Warning. Here's Why A weatherman for Fox 45 in Dayton, Ohio snapped at viewers who complained about a tornado warning interrupting Monday night's broadcast of 'The Bachelorette' - a hugely popular American reality TV......
07:00 2019-05-31

Duke Street snaps up DCC's generic drugs arm The former owner of Wagamama is close to clinching a deal to buy the generic drugs arm of DCC, a FTSE-100 conglomerate with operations spanning oil, retail and healthcare....
20:00 2019-06-02

Salesforce snaps up Tableau in biggest acquisition yet Salesforce has announced that it will purchase the big data firm Tableau Software for $15.3bn in its biggest acquisition ever as the company aims to offer improved data insights to its customers.Tableau shareholders will get 1.103 Salesforce shares as part of the all-stock deal and the offer values ...
02:52 2019-06-11

Canadian cannabis group snaps up UK greenhouse A giant Canadian cannabis producer has agreed its maiden foray into the British market by buying a vast Lincolnshire greenhouse in a deal worth tens of millions of pounds....
21:13 2019-07-04

Rupee Snaps 5-Day Losing Streak Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know The rupee snapped its five-day losing streak against the dollar on Thursday and ended 20 paise higher against the US dollar. The rupee ended at 70.69 against the dollar tracking gains in domestic......
21:52 2019-08-08

Damon Harrison snaps at Giants fans, everyone: ‘Mr. Stupid’ “Snacks” took a bite out of Giants fans. Former Giants defensive lineman Damon “Snacks” Harrison launched a tweetstorm Sunday night amid skipping voluntary OTAs for the Lions, whom traded for him in October. Detroit has refuted reports that Harrison is holding out for a new contract, as ...
08:13 2019-05-27

Weightlifter snaps leg trying to squat 550 pounds in gruesome scene This is the moment things go horribly wrong for a Russian weightlifter who suffers a gruesome injury when his right leg snaps as he tries to squat about 550 pounds. Yaroslav Radashkevich, 20, suffered a compound fracture of his tibia Sunday during the doomed lift at the Eurasian Weightlifting Champi...
21:13 2019-05-23

Safari tourist snaps could produce useful conservation data Enlarge / A pack of African wild dogs. (credit: Megan Claase) Conservation efforts need data. To understand how a species is faring, it's essential to have information on roughly how many members of that species are living and where they're living. But this kind of information is fiendishly tricky...
20:26 2019-07-31

NASA snaps most detailed image yet of asteroid Bennu A US spacecraft has captured its closest and most detailed image yet of the 78 billion kilogram asteroid Bennu which gets closer to Earth every six years....
21:00 2019-06-18

Meghan McCain Snaps and Calls Joy Behar a 'Bitch' on the Air Things are tense on Splinter’s fave gab-fest, The View. After reports of behind-the-scenes bickering, the drama played out in front of the camera on Wednesday morning, as Meghan McCain finally snapped and called Joy Behar, her frequent nemesis and co-host, a “bitch.”...
19:52 2019-06-19

Billionaire Patrick Drahi snaps up Sotheby's in $3.7 billion deal Patrick Drahi, the billionaire behind telecoms and media group Altice, agreed on Monday to buy Sotheby's in a deal worth $3.7 billion, marking the storied art auction house's return to private ownership after 31 years....
18:39 2019-06-17

Kevin Durant snaps back at talk of being Warriors outsider In his first interview since being felled by a calf strain, Kevin Durant gave another indication Friday about still being perceived as a Warriors outsider — one of the factors in a growing belief he will leave as a free agent. The Warriors have moved on to The Finals without Durant. On Friday, the e...
06:39 2019-05-25

Camera Trap Snaps Photo of First Known Albino Giant Panda Using a motion-activated camera, scientists at Wolong National Nature Reserve in southwest China have snapped a blurry but unprecedented photograph of the world’s first known albino giant panda.Read more......
00:13 2019-05-28

Jessica Simpson's Family of Five Is Too Cute for Words, But Not for Pictures! See Her Best Snaps Now Happy birthday, Jessica Simpson! The singer, designer and overall boss babe turns 39 years old today and that's definitely reason to rejoice and celebrate. Back in the late......
19:39 2019-07-10

Patrick Reed snaps club over leg on 18th hole at U.S. Open Patrick Reed's frustrations on the 18th hole at Pebble Beach boiled over as he snapped a club by slamming it across his leg.        ...
13:39 2019-06-15

Sinclair snaps up 21 local sports networks from 21st Century Fox Twenty-one local sports networks that used to belong to 21st Century Fox — and carried games from the Miami Heat to the Atlanta Braves — are now owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group. The transfer means Sinclair’s Diamond group is now the country’s largest collection of regional sports networks, with a ...
08:26 2019-08-24

British billionaire Dyson snaps up Singapore's priciest penthouse British billionaire and inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner James Dyson has bought the most expensive apartment in Singapore, where his company plans to build an electric car....
10:52 2019-07-10

Watch: Twins' Max Kepler snaps 0-for-21 skid with 3-homer game Minnesota Twins outfielder Max Kepler recovered from an 0-for-21 hitting drought in the best way possible, hitting a trio of home runs in a win against the Cleveland Indians....
18:13 2019-06-07

Sony Interactive snaps up 'Spider-Man' developer Insomniac Games Sony Interactive took to Twitter on Monday afternoon, announcing that it had acquired Insomniac Games, the studio behind last year's PS4 smash-hit Spider-Man....
22:00 2019-08-19

Sweden Snaps 24-Year Losing Streak Against Germany With 2-1 Victory Sweden entered their quarterfinal match up with Germany sick and tired of hearing about this damn losing streak that has plagued their national team for nearly two-and-a-half decades, but it’s hard to ignore something like that given the history between the two sides. Since 1995, Germany had defeate...
22:39 2019-06-29

India's lunar probe snaps its first glorious photo of the Moon Just days after entering into a lunar orbit, the Indian Space Research Organisation's Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft snagged its first shot of the moon. The lander is expected to separate and then touch down on the surface September 7th.       ...
02:26 2019-08-24

Chicago alligator stakeout snaps shut after professional catches reptile An elusive alligator residing in a Chicago lagoon was caught early on Tuesday after the reptile, thought to be an abandoned pet, captivated locals for nearly a week....
23:26 2019-07-16

Watch: Woman's lobster roll stolen by seagull while she snaps photo A tourist's attempt to take a photo of her first lobster roll in Maine went awry when she captured the moment a seagull swooped down to grab her food....
19:39 2019-06-10

NASA’s Spitzer telescope snaps ‘family portrait’ of epic proportions NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has a habit of providing us with some downright gorgeous views of deep space, but its latest snapshot might actually be its best yet. The image, which NASA is showcasing in a new blog post, is absolutely packed with things to see, but we’ll need NASA’...
11:52 2019-06-01

British queen shows Donald Trump family golf snaps Britain's Queen Elizabeth showed Donald Trump some of her family's golfing memorabilia as she gave the U.S. president and his wife a guide of items of American historical interest from the royal......
21:00 2019-06-03

Brazil Snaps 12-Year Copa América Championship Drought With 3-1 Win Over Peru Brazil are once again the champions of South America, defeating Peru 3-1 in the Copa América final and winning the tournament once again for the first time in 12 years....
01:26 2019-07-08

Bernie Sanders snaps at Kamala Harris over 'Medicare for All' flip-flop Bernie Sanders subtweeted Kamala Harris after the California senator and fellow Democratic White House hopeful told donors she wasn't "comfortable" with her Vermont colleague's "Medicare for All" proposal....
00:26 2019-08-20

Celebs love the flattering Face Off pose that works a treat for Instagram snaps WANT to perfect your Instagram poses? If you're looking for a flattering pose you can use in front of the camera, try the Face Off move that celebs love....
01:13 2019-08-02

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00:13 2019-06-20

Watch: Bungee cord snaps on slingshot ride at Florida amusement park A visitor to a Florida amusement park captured video of the moment a bungee cable snapped on a slingshot ride just as it was about to launch with passengers....
23:00 2019-08-21

NASA astronaut snaps gorgeous photo of aurora from the International Space Station Being chosen to be part of a crew aboard the International Space Station is an incredible honor, and while heading to the orbiting laboratory means you have a busy few months ahead of you, living in space is something that only a tiny fraction of mankind will ever experience. It also apparently prov...
20:26 2019-06-17

CANADA STOCKS-TSX snaps two-session winning streak as energy shares weigh Canada's main stock index dropped after two straight sessions of gains on Tuesday, as energy shares mirrored a drop in oil prices on persisting concerns over demand....
17:26 2019-08-20

Bird snaps up Scoot, letting its electric scooters return to the streets of San Francisco Bird, a giant in the burgeoning electric scooter market, has bought smaller company Scoot, enabling its two-wheelers to return to the streets of San Francisco.The likes of Bird and Lime didn't endear themselves to the authorities when they flooded the city with so many scooters (without asking ...
14:39 2019-06-13

Pelosi snaps at Conway after tense White House meeting: 'I don't talk to staff' The interaction, witnessed by a senior administration official, followed President Donald Trump's abrupt exit from a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders....
04:00 2019-05-23

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi snaps losing streak, other Gulf markets mixed The Saudi market rose moderately on Monday, recovering some losses from previous sessions with most of its stocks gaining. Other indexes in the Gulf were mixed with Abu Dhabi and Qatar extending losses followin...
15:52 2019-06-17

Patty Mills Casually Tosses Team USA On The Barbie, Snaps Their 78-Game Winning Streak Prior to Team USA’s game against Australia on Friday, Kemba Walker told an Australian reporter that there was a lot of room for growth within the team, and that their previous performance was perhaps not as great as some players thought it was. The quote was the kind of thing a veteran player says t...
00:13 2019-08-25

Playboy model compared to Michael Jackson in cruel 'Wacko Jacko' jibe after sharing snaps A PLAYBOY model was compared to Michael Jackson in cruel “wacko jacko” jibes after she shared holiday snaps after apparently undergoing cosmetic surgery....
02:39 2019-07-10

California photographer snaps sea lion ‘trapped’ in humpback whale’s mouth: ‘The true Jonah experience’ A wildlife photographer in California recently snapped a photo of the moment a humpback whale surfaced and appeared to gobble up an unsuspecting sea lion in its mouth....
18:01 2019-07-31

Priyanka Chopra shows off curves in poolside snaps from Italian vacation with husband Nick Jonas Priyanka Chopra is putting your vacation photos to shame. The superstar actress is currently on a trip to Italy, accompanied by husband Nick Jonas, who snapped several Instagram photos of her lounging by the pool....
19:39 2019-07-08

Bachelorette snaps at the men, gives viewers a glimpse of 'Hannah Beast' "The Bachelorette" took the "most dramatic season yet" to a new level. Hannah Brown snapped at the men after drama consumed another cocktail party.        ...
19:00 2019-06-18

'America's Got Talent': Comedian Ryan Niemiller snaps Simon Cowell's brutal mean streak Simon Cowell lived up to his grouchy reputation during Tuesday's episode of "America's Got Talent" by slamming many acts for not upping the ante.        ...
08:13 2019-08-21

Catalyst Capital to buy about 10% stake in Hudson's Bay Private equity firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc said on Monday it will buy about 10.05% stake in Hudson's Bay Co as it looks to block Executive Chairman Richard Baker's C$1.74 billion proposal to take the company private....
16:39 2019-08-19

What’s at Stake in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade agreement, the U.S. and Japan -- the world’s largest and third-largest economies -- are negotiating a deal of their own. Both sides insist they want a “win-win” outcome, but as evidenced by the Trump...
06:52 2019-05-25

Jobs are at stake — pass the USMCA At the end of 2018, the Trump administration finalized the renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement, resulting in a new trade deal now called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. This milestone is good news and a big win for the United States and its North American allies....
13:00 2019-05-30

U.S.-China trade talks: where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to meet on Saturday at the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Japan to try to resurrect a deal to end a costly trade war....
22:26 2019-06-28

KKR Swoops for Axel Springer Stake Axel Springer reached an agreement with KKR for the private-equity firm to buy out its minority shareholders in a deal valuing the German media company at $7.7 billion....
16:00 2019-06-12

Insurer AXA further reduces stake in AXA Equitable down to 40.1% French insurer AXA said on Friday that it had sold an 8% stake in AXA Equitable Holdings through a secondary offering, as part of its plan to gradually divest from its U.S. life insurance business....
10:13 2019-06-07

Explainer: What is at stake in Istanbul's election re-run? Voters in Istanbul will head back to the polls on Sunday to choose a mayor, after Turkey's election authority scrapped the results of a March vote in which President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AK Party lost to the main opposition....
01:13 2019-06-20

BeIN Shopping Stake in Miramax Miramax-owner BeIN Media Group is said to be shopping a stake in the studio, which produced popular and critically acclaimed films such as “Pulp Fiction” and “Shakespeare in Love,” to potential buyers....
03:52 2019-06-07

Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks: where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to meet on Saturday at the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Japan to try to resurrect a deal to end a costly trade war....
20:26 2019-06-28

Italy open to taking stake in FCA-Renault tie-up Renault's board is meeting today to review Fiat's proposal after failing to come to a decision Tuesday. Its directors are examining in detail a preliminary merger agreement hammered out over the past days....
21:52 2019-06-05

VW denies report of interest in Tesla stake A German business magazine reported VW CEO Herbert Diess is interested in buying a stake in Tesla. The automaker said the report is "without merit."...
20:26 2019-08-22

UK chemical giant Ineos to buy £1.6bn Saudi stake The petrochemical company founded by Britain's richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe has said it will buy a £1.6bn ($2bn) stake in a plant complex in Saudi Arabia....
20:26 2019-06-03

Volkswagen not interested in buying Tesla stake Volkswagen said on Thursday it was not interested in taking a stake in Tesla , denying a media report that CEO Herbert Diess wanted to buy shares in the U.S. company to access its software and batteries technology....
19:13 2019-08-22

Volkswagen says it is not interested in buying a Tesla stake Volkswagen on Thursday denied a media report which suggested that the German carmaker was interested in buying a stake in United States electric car manufacturer Tesla....
16:00 2019-08-22

UPDATE 1-Tianqi says happy 'for now' with stake in SQM -president Tianqi Lithium Corp is happy for now with its stake in rival SQM and is working to deepen business ties with the Chilean lithium producer, the Chinese company's president said on Monday....
18:52 2019-06-10

VW CEO interested in buying Tesla stake, report says VW CEO Herbert Diess believes the automaker could profit from Tesla's competence in the fields of batteries and software, a German business magazine said....
14:52 2019-08-22

Volkswagen CEO wants a stake in Tesla: Manager Magazin Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess wants to take a stake in Tesla to access the U.S. company's software and batteries technology, German business publication Manager Magazin reported on Thursday....
16:00 2019-08-22

Ad Giant WPP to Sell Kantar Stake to Bain WPP has agreed to sell a 60% stake in its Kantar market-research unit to Bain Capital Private Equity, raising about $3.1 billion in the advertising giant’s biggest move yet to refocus its portfolio....
20:26 2019-07-12

Protests in Albania: Its democracy and EU future at stake Albania's opposition parties hold their latest anti-government protest Saturday with a strong likelihood that it will turn violent, dealing another blow to the country's shrinking hopes that the European Union will agree to launch full membership negotiations with the ex-communist nation....
22:39 2019-06-07

Mets’ true test is finally here with a lot at stake They are together. They are reborn. They are emboldened. The Mets have their sights set on something much bigger than the NL wild card with the Nationals coming to town Friday for this Showdown Series, aces wild. “We’ve got a chance to do something really great,’’ slugger Pete Alonso said after the ...
02:39 2019-08-08

Hagerty sells 25% stake to Markel Corp. for $212.5M The insurance and lifestyle company said the investment would increase its pace of growth, and that it would remain substantially privately owned and based in Michigan....
01:13 2019-08-08

Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks - where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed this week to meet at the G20 summit in Japan in late June to discuss how to end a nearly year-long trade war....
20:13 2019-06-20

At stake in the NBA Finals: The title of ‘best player in the league’ For the first time in eight years, LeBron James isn't in the NBA Finals. His mantle as the game's top player is up for grabs, and three stars could make compelling cases....
15:00 2019-05-29

KKR to take majority stake in NVC Lighting's China business KKR & Co Inc said on Sunday it would take a majority stake in NVC Lighting Holding Limited's China Lighting Business for a total equity value of about $794 million. NVC Lighting will continue to own 30% of the China Lighting Business and receive a cash consideration through the joint venture with KK...
01:52 2019-08-12

Starbucks Takes Stake in Tech Company Starbucks said it is taking a stake in a digital technology company called Brightloom to speed up its offering of mobile ordering and payment options at its global stores to improve customer convenience....
01:52 2019-07-23

KKR to take stake in German publisher Axel Springer Global investment firm KKR is set to take a stake in Germany’s Axel Springer, the publisher of the mass-circulation Bild daily among others, in what is described as a strategic partnership...
13:00 2019-06-12

Tencent in Talks for Stake in Universal Music Tencent is negotiating to buy 10% of Universal, the world’s largest music company, for about $3.36 billion, a deal that would strengthen the Chinese internet giant’s growing clout in the global record industry....
01:26 2019-08-07

Reliance Industries To Buy 87.6% Stake In Fynd For Rs 295 Crore Fynd provides technology platform and solutions to merchants to manage their inventory and sales across multiple demand channels for consumers, including e-commerce platforms....
00:13 2019-08-06

France's Orange raises $616 million with sale of its BT stake French telecom giant Orange said it had sold its remaining 2.5% stake in BT , raising net proceeds of 486 million pounds ($616 million) as the former state monopoly faces a battle for market share in France. ....
13:39 2019-06-28

FCA-Renault revival may hinge on Nissan stake cut, report says Nissan is poised to urge Renault to significantly reduce its 43.4 percent stake in the Japanese company in return for supporting a FCA-Renault tie-up, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
12:39 2019-06-10

Renault CEO Bollore has no plans to reduce Nissan stake Cutting its stake in alliance partner Nissan is not on Renault's agenda, the French carmaker's chief executive Thierry Bollore said on Wednesday after a global vehicle launch in New Delhi....
17:13 2019-06-19

RPT-Renault CEO Bollore has no plans to reduce Nissan stake Cutting its stake in alliance partner Nissan is not on Renault's agenda, the French carmaker's chief executive Thierry Bollore said on Wednesday after a global vehicle launch in New Delhi....
08:26 2019-06-20

China's contentious stake in Zambia's broadcast media To help switch from analogue to digital TV, Zambia did a deal with a Chinese media conglomerate. Now, Zambian media owners are complaining that locals can watch Chinese kung fu movies but have limited local programming....
23:13 2019-07-05

UPS buys stake in self-driving truck startup TuSimple The investment by UPS Ventures underscores bets that autonomous vehicle technology can expand more rapidly in commercial vehicles than in self-driving taxis....
20:13 2019-08-16

Brazil's Via Varejo shares down after sale of GPA's controlling stake Shares in Brazilian appliances and electronics retailer Via Varejo SA were trading 0.4% down on Friday at 5.02 reais, after controlling shareholder Grupo Pão de Açúcar (GPA SA) sold its 36% stake in an auction earlier in the day....
17:52 2019-06-14

WeWork Said to Consider Offer for 70 Percent Indian Affiliate Stake WeWork is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday....
11:39 2019-06-14

WPP in Talks to Sell Kantar Stake to Bain Capital The sale would mark the biggest move yet by Chief Executive Mark Read in his effort to revive WPP’s fortunes since taking over the top job last year....
06:00 2019-07-02

Facebook to buy stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho Facebook is buying a stake in Indian e-commerce start-up Meesho, the head of the U.S. tech giant's Indian business said on Thursday, looking to deepen its reach in one of the world's biggest internet markets....
18:13 2019-06-13

Volkswagen to take stake in battery cell maker Northvolt FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen says it is buying a stake in Swedish battery cell producer Northvolt AB and plans a joint factory in Germany ahead of increased production of electric vehicles next year. Wolfsburg-based Volkswagen said Wednesday that it would invest around 900 million euros ($1 ...
16:52 2019-06-12

A Billboard No. 1 Is at Stake, So Here’s an Album With Your Taylor Swift Hoodie About half the 39 titles that topped the charts last year were sold as part of ticket or merchandise “bundles.” Now even some who benefited from the strategy are complaining....
23:00 2019-06-09

Iran-US tensions flare in the Persian Gulf: What's at stake The US has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf — a claim Iran denies. The dispute has raised concerns of a new conflict in the region. DW examines the key actors involved and their interests....
01:00 2019-06-16

Goldman Pursues Majority Stake in Its China Venture Goldman Sachs has applied with Chinese regulators to take a majority stake in an investment-banking joint venture, the most recent move by a foreign company to tap the nation’s vast financial sector....
10:39 2019-08-21

US health giant Centene takes $50m Babylon stake One of America's largest healthcare companies is investing tens of millions of pounds in Babylon Healthcare, the British technology start-up behind a new chatbot service being used by the National Health Service....
03:52 2019-08-02

Aston Martin's biggest investor offers to buy another 3% stake The biggest investor in Aston Martin offered on Friday to buy another 3% stake in the luxury carmaker, whose shares have slumped since listing last year....
09:00 2019-07-19

MNG Enterprises discloses 9.4% stake in New Media Investment Group MNG Enterprises disclosed a 9.4% stake in New Media Investment Group Inc on Friday, and said it may decide to vote against the company's proposed deal with Gannett Co....
16:26 2019-08-09

Monsoon landlords demand equity stake as CVA looms A quartet of commercial property giants are demanding an equity stake in Monsoon Accessorize, the fashion retailer, in return for supporting a financial restructuring....
18:52 2019-05-30

GM CEO to United Auto Workers: 'Our collective future is at stake' General Motors CEO and Chairman Mary Barra on Tuesday pleaded for United Auto Workers union leaders to assist, not hinder, the company's ongoing restructuring efforts to better position GM for the future....
21:52 2019-07-16

Hedge fund Elliott buys stake in UK's Saga Activist investor Elliott has taken a position in Britain's Saga Plc, less than a month after the specialist tourism and insurance firm warned that discounting was taking a heavy toll on its tours business....
11:26 2019-07-17

Rockets star Harden buys stake in MLS' Dynamo Houston Rockets superstar James Harden has purchased a minority stake in the investment group that controls MLS' Houston Dynamo, the NWSL's Houston Dash and BBVA Stadium, the Dynamo announced Thursday....
23:52 2019-07-18

Pacifist constitution reform at stake as Japan goes to polls Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc was forecast to win a solid majority in an upper house election on Sunday that could determine whether his dream of revising the post-war, U.S.-drafted pacifist constitution can be kept alive....
05:52 2019-07-21

Amazon Reportedly in Talks to Buy Stake in Reliance Retail Amazon.com is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd-owned Reliance Retail for buying up to 26 percent stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer....
09:00 2019-08-01

Hedge fund-owned MNG reduces stake in Gannett to 4.2% Alden Global Capital's MNG Enterprises Inc., which launched a bid to acquire Gannett Co. in January, has reduced its stake in the company from 7.5%        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

BlackRock to Take Stake in Owner of Sports Illustrated, Nine West BlackRock is poised to become the largest shareholder of Authentic Brands, the company that owns brands including Sports Illustrated and Nine West, in the first deal for the investment giant’s new private-equity fund....
18:26 2019-08-11

Naspers Listing Looks to Unlock Value in $122 Billion Tencent Stake Africa’s most valuable company said it will move forward with plans to list its massive internet assets in Amsterdam, a bid to reduce the discount its shares trade at relative to the value of its $122 billion stake in Tencent....
15:26 2019-05-29

RPT-Amazon in talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail - ET Amazon.com Inc is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd-owned Reliance Retail for buying up to 26% stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, the Economic Times (ET) reported https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/services/retail/amazon-may-shop-for-stake-in-reliance-reta...
08:00 2019-08-01

There's More At Stake With Fashion's Gender-Fluid Movement Than You Realise “The industry must make a more substantial investment in the lives – and not simply the looks – of the broader trans&gnc community,” says Wren Sanders...
08:39 2019-08-11

Amazon in talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail: ET Amazon.com Inc is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd-owned Reliance Retail for buying up to 26% stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, the Economic Times (ET) reported (https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/services/retail/amazon-may-shop-for-stake-in-reliance-r...
06:00 2019-08-01

Virgin Active owner limbers up for stake sale The South African owner of Virgin Active is preparing to sell a stake in the health and fitness clubs chain four years after taking majority control of the business....
19:00 2019-08-02

UPDATE 1-Atlantia says to look into possibility of taking Alitalia stake Italian infrastructure group Atlantia said it would look into the possibility of buying a stake in ailing national airline Alitalia, but it looks unlikely that it will be ready by the government's deadline of Monday....
22:00 2019-07-11

CVC-led consortium to acquire 30% stake in Dubai's GEMS Education A consortium led by private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a 30% stake from existing shareholders in Dubai-based GEMS Education....
15:13 2019-07-10

Goldman Pursues Majority Stake in Chinese Venture Goldman Sachs has applied with Chinese regulators to take a majority stake in an investment-banking joint venture, the most recent move by a foreign company to tap the nation’s vast financial sector....
22:39 2019-08-21

DNB says it has not decided whether to sell Oslo Bors stake to Euronext Norway's DNB will meet with Euronext before deciding whether to sell its 20% stake in Oslo Bors VPS to the pan-European stock market operator, the bank said on Monday....
10:01 2019-05-27

Tencent in Talks to Buy Stake in Universal Music Group Chinese internet giant Tencent is negotiating to buy 10% of Universal Music Group, one of the world’s largest music labels, from Vivendi—a deal that would value the stake at $3.36 billion....
10:39 2019-08-06

UPDATE 3-Slimmed-down WPP to net $3.1 bln selling Kantar stake to Bain WPP is selling a 60% stake in Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, valuing the data analytics business at about $4 billion and giving the British owner of agencies including Ogilvy and Wunderman Thompson funds to cut debt and rebuild....
14:00 2019-07-12

Buffett's Berkshire unveils $861 million Amazon stake Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it owned $860.6 million of Amazon.com Inc shares at the end of March, after the billionaire admitted to underestimating the online retailer and its Chief......
15:00 2019-05-21

Slimmed-down WPP to net $3.1 billion selling Kantar stake to Bain WPP is selling a 60% stake in Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, valuing the data analytics business at about $4 billion and giving the British owner of agencies including Ogilvy and Wunderman Thompson funds to cut debt and rebuild....
20:52 2019-07-12

Explainer: What is at stake with Turkey's Russian air defense deal? Turkey took its first deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defense system on Friday, a development likely to trigger U.S. sanctions on Ankara and escalate tensions between Turkey and its Western partners in the NATO military alliance....
21:52 2019-07-12

JPMorgan confirms winning bid to take majority stake in China fund JV JPMorgan confirmed it had won an auction to hold a majority equity stake in its Chinese asset management joint venture (JV), becoming the first foreign firm to move closer to taking control of an onshore funds business under new rules....
07:13 2019-08-06

Chicago investment firm takes majority stake in Whataburger SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An investment firm has purchased a majority stake in Whataburger as the Texas-based fast-food company seeks to expand in an increasingly competitive market. Whataburger announced Friday that the purchase by Chicago-based BDT Capital Partners should be finalized by the end of the s...
20:39 2019-06-14

Chinese firm in talks to buy stake in Universal Music Group One of the winners of a potential $3.36 billion deal for a stake in Universal Music Group is Vincent Bollore, who controls the French conglomerate that owns the music giant. On Tuesday, it was reported that Chinese investment firm Tencent Holdings is in talks to buy a 10 percent stake in Universal —...
12:00 2019-08-07

PSA shares spike on report Dongfeng exploring options for stake PSA's shares briefly rose as much as 6.6% on Wednesday and trading volumes spiked after a Bloomberg report said Dongfeng Motor Corp is exploring options for its 2.2 billion-euro ($2.5 billion) stake in the French carmaker....
14:52 2019-08-07

Scotiabank to post C$300 mln gain as it cuts Thanachart Bank stake Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada's third-biggest lender, said on Thursday it would record a C$300 million ($226 million) gain by reducing its stake in Thailand's Thanachart Bank Public Co (TBank)....
17:26 2019-08-08

ArisGlobal Sells Majority Stake to Europe's Nordic Capital European buyout firm Nordic Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake of U.S.-based ArisGlobal, in a deal that values the life-sciences software company at $700 million including debt....
22:52 2019-06-16

Melco Resorts to cooperate with Australian inquiry into Crown stake Melco Resorts & Entertainment said on Friday it will cooperate with an Australian gaming regulator's inquiry into its $1.2 billion stake purchase in Crown Resorts....
08:52 2019-08-09

UPDATE 1-Albemarle to take 60% pct stake in Australia Wodgina lithium project Albemarle Corp, the world's largest lithium producer, will take a controlling stake in Australia's Wodgina lithium project after revising a deal with Mineral Resources Ltd to buy 60%, up from the previously agreed 50%....
04:39 2019-08-01

WeWork considers $1.9 bln offer for 70% Indian affiliate stake -Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
08:52 2019-06-14

Two groups, one backed by China's Fosun, reportedly bid for NMC Health stake Two groups, including one backed by China's Fosun, have made competing offers to buy a 40% stake in London-listed NMC Health worth up to $1.9 billion, four sources familiar with the deal said....
09:52 2019-08-22

UPDATE 1-Trafigura takes stake in Frontline in $675 mln tanker deal Frontline has agreed to buy 10 Suezmax oil tankers from Trafigura in a cash and share deal worth up to $675 million which will make the Geneva-based trading firm a large shareholder in the shipping group....
11:13 2019-08-23

BlackRock Offers to Buy Cofense Stake from Russia-Linked Firm A rare showdown between a national-security panel tasked with overseeing foreign-investment in U.S. companies and a Russia-linked firm is nearing a potential resolution....
03:26 2019-08-17

Tour Missouri's Echo Bluff Stake Park If the scenery in Netflix's "Ozark" appeals to you, Missouri's Echo Bluff State Park can provide the natural beauty without all the man-made drama.       ...
08:00 2019-06-12

The Democratic Party’s future is at stake in state legislative races This is the last election cycle before redistricting could lock them out of control of state legislatures and some congressional seats for another decade....
22:13 2019-08-14

Amazon in talks to buy up to 10% stake in India's Future Retail - Bloomberg Amazon.com Inc is in late-stage talks to buy as much as 10% of India's Future Retail Ltd , Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
15:13 2019-08-13

Adidas shares slide as traders say its top investor GBL plans to cut its stake Adidas shares fell 3% on news that one of the German sportswear company's top shareholders, Groupe Bruxelles Lambert, was preparing to sell a portion of its near $4.5 billion stake, three traders said....
15:13 2019-06-12

BlackRock becomes Authentic Brands' largest shareholder with $875 million stake BlackRock Inc's new private equity fund Long Term Private Capital (LTPC) has completed its maiden investment, taking up an $875 million stake in Authentic Brands Group LLC, making it the largest investor in the U.S.-based entertainment company, the fund said on Sunday....
16:13 2019-08-12

Iberdrola to sell 40% stake in UK wind project for 1.6 billion pounds Spanish energy firm Iberdrola has agreed to sell a 40% share in British offshore wind project East Anglia One to the Green Investment Group, it said on Monday....
16:13 2019-08-12

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture -CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
02:13 2019-06-13

BlackRock Takes Stake in Owner of Sports Illustrated, Nine West BlackRock has become the largest shareholder of Authentic Brands, the company that owns brands including Sports Illustrated and Nine West, in the first deal for the investment giant’s new private-equity fund....
03:00 2019-08-12

Morgan Stanley wants majority stake in Chinese joint venture: CEO Morgan Stanley wants to obtain majority ownership of a joint venture in China, but regulators there have not signed off on the idea, Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday....
02:39 2019-06-13

Volkswagen CEO interested in Tesla stake, Manager Magazin reports CEO Herbert Diess is interested in acquiring a stake in Tesla, German business publication Manager Magazin reported on Thursday, citing company sources....
15:13 2019-08-22

Fox Corp. Strikes Deal to Buy Majority Stake in Credible Labs Fox Corp. has struck a deal to buy a majority stake in Credible Labs Inc., a marketplace for consumer-lending information, for $265 million, the company said Sunday afternoon....
17:39 2019-08-05

Xiaomi Picks Up Stake in Chip Designer VeriSilicon Holdings Xiaomi has taken a stake of roughly 6 percent in compatriot chip designer VeriSilicon Holdings, as the smartphone maker revamps its years-long pursuit of success in semiconductors which it sees as......
16:39 2019-07-15

Aston Martin's biggest investor mulls acquiring another 3% stake Strategic European Investment Group, the biggest investor in Aston Martin, is considering buying another 3 percent stake in the automaker after Aston's shares crashed almost 50 percent since its listing nine months ago....
12:00 2019-07-01

WPP in exclusive talks to sell Kantar stake to Bain Capital WPP is in exclusive talks to sell a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, it said on Monday, in a $4 billion deal aimed at steering the world's biggest advertising company back to growth....
21:52 2019-07-01

Vietnam Seeks to Sell Stake in Military Commercial Bank Vietnam’s government is looking to sell part of its stake in Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank, a large local lender with a market capitalization of close to $2 billion....
07:00 2019-07-15

Aston Martin's Biggest Investor Considers Acquiring Another 3% Stake The biggest investor in Aston Martin is considering buying another 3% stake, offering to increase its holding after shares in the luxury carmaker crashed almost 50% since its listing nine months ago....
08:00 2019-07-02

It’s Not Just the White House in 2020. The Power to Draw Maps Is Also at Stake. With the nation’s political maps hanging in the balance, Democrats are racing to win back statehouse chambers and Republicans are rushing to defend gains from 2010....
10:13 2019-07-05

‘We Are Risking Everything.’ Hong Kong’s Young Rebels Stake Everything on Their Struggle Law enforcement would inevitably arrive to evict the hundreds of young, black-shirted demonstrators who broke in and defiled the Hong Kong legislature. A rumor that police were already there briefly dispersed the sea of anti-government protesters from the harbor-front complex. But after the false al...
15:52 2019-07-05

Australia's Qantas says it will not trim Alliance stake despite competition concerns Australian flag carrier Qantas Airways Ltd said it had no plan to cut its stake in Alliance Airlines, after the competition regulator raised concerns over its acquisition of 19.9% in its rival....
05:13 2019-08-01

Team Modi Seeks Bids For 6 New Submarines. $6.6 Billion At Stake Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration has asked global warship makers to submit proposals to build six conventional submarines in India to boost local shipyard capability and plug gaps in the......
12:52 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-CVC-led consortium to acquire 30% stake in Dubai's GEMS Education A consortium led by private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a 30% stake from existing shareholders in Dubai-based GEMS Education....
15:13 2019-07-10

Government Aims To Raise Rs 15,000 Crore By Stake Sales: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman set an ambitious target of Rs 1.05 lakh crore ($15.33 billion) from the sale of stakes in state-run companies, compared with Rs 85,000 crore the previous year, in......
15:39 2019-07-08

Italy's Atlantia considers stake buy in carrier Alitalia - report Italy's infrastructure group Atlantia is considering to buy a 35-40% stake in troubled carrier Alitalia for an investment of around 300 million euros ($336.21 million), newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore reported on Wednesday....
08:52 2019-07-10

Sarasin cuts Shell stake, criticizing its climate strategy London-based asset manager Sarasin & Partners has sold nearly 20% of its holdings in Royal Dutch Shell, saying the oil and gas company's spending plans are out of synch with international targets to battle climate change....
18:52 2019-07-09

LVMH Buys Minority Stake in Stella McCartney House LVMH Möet Hennessy Louis Vuitton bought a minority stake in the British fashion house set up by Stella McCartney, giving the French luxury company a high-profile vehicle to tap growing demand for high-end clothing marketed as sustainable....
00:39 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Activist investor Cat Rock slashes stake in UK's Staffline Activist investor Cat Rock Capital cut its stake in Staffline Group Plc by more than half, less than a month after the British recruiter swung to a 2018 loss as it booked a charge for potential fines for underpaying workers....
10:00 2019-07-22

Blockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on Monday, as they partner to use Ripple's product for cross-border payment and foreign exchange settlement....
00:13 2019-06-18

Reliance to Buy Majority Stake in Shopping Tech Startup Fynd Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries' subsidiary Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings Ltd (RIIHL) is investing Rs 295.25 crores in Mumbai-based Fynd....
12:26 2019-08-05

Renault may cut Nissan stake to revive Fiat deal, report says Renault and Nissan have held talks that would see Renault reduce its 43.4 percent stake in the Japanese automaker, rebalancing their alliance, and help the French company restart merger discussions with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, The Wall Street Journal reported....
13:39 2019-08-03

Amazon in talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail: sources Amazon.com Inc is in talks with Reliance Industries Ltd's retail unit to buy a stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, two sources with knowledge of the talks told Reuters on Friday....
21:13 2019-08-02

JPMorgan set for historic majority stake in China funds JV: sources JPMorgan was on Friday poised to become the first foreign company to hold a majority stake in a Chinese mutual fund business, two sources said, setting a precedent that one analyst said would trigger a wave of similar transactions....
21:13 2019-08-02

JPMorgan set for historic majority stake in China funds JV -sources JPMorgan was on Friday poised to become the first foreign company to hold a majority stake in a Chinese mutual fund business, two sources said, setting a precedent that one analyst said would trigger a wave of similar transactions....
18:39 2019-08-02

Icahn reveals stake in Cloudera, may seek board seats Activist investor Carl Icahn revealed a 12.6% stake in data analytics company Cloudera Inc on Thursday, and said he could seek seats on the company's board....
01:39 2019-08-02

Amazon in early talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail: ET Amazon.com Inc is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd's retail unit to buy an up to 26% stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, the Economic Times (ET) reported on Thursday....
11:13 2019-08-01

UPDATE 1-Amazon in talks to buy stake in India's Reliance Retail - ET Amazon.com Inc is in exploratory talks with Reliance Industries Ltd-owned Reliance Retail for buying up to 26% stake in India's biggest brick-and-mortar retailer, the Economic Times (ET) reported https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/services/retail/amazon-may-shop-for-stake-in-reliance-reta...
08:00 2019-08-01

Nordstrom Family Prepares New Proposal to Increase Stake in Retailer The family behind Nordstrom is seeking to strengthen its grip on the department-store chain following a decline in its shares that has stoked tension on the board....
00:13 2019-08-01

Nordstrom family prepares proposal for major stake in retailer - WSJ Shares of Nordstrom Inc rose 7% on Wednesday after the Wall Street Journal reported that members of the retailer's founding family are in the early stages of discussing a proposal to boost their roughly one-third stake to over 50%, citing people familiar with the matter....
20:26 2019-07-31

China's BAIC buys 5% Daimler stake to cement alliance China's Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd (BAIC) has bought a 5% stake in Daimler , cementing its relationship with the German carmaker after China's Zhejiang Geely Holding emerged as a potential rival....
10:39 2019-07-23

BC Partners close to buying majority stake in Garda World - WSJ Private equity firm BC Partners is nearing a deal to buy a majority stake in Canada-based security services company Garda World Security Corp, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday....
07:52 2019-07-23

Analysis: Obamacare's fate will be at stake at 2020 ballot box as well as in court The extended battle over the Affordable Care Act will push deeper into uncharted waters Tuesday, when lawyers from a coalition of Republican-controlled states and the Trump administration argue for overturning the law in a federal court....
19:52 2019-07-09

Golden Gate Capital to Buy Stake in Billing-Services Firm Bon Secours Mercy Health hospital system is selling a majority stake in its billing-software company to private-equity firm Golden Gate Capital in a deal that people familiar with the matter valued at roughly $1.2 billion....
04:13 2019-05-30

France prepared to cut Renault stake to shore up deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to shore up Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , according to an AFP tweet https://bit.ly/2KwTMqg on Saturday....
10:26 2019-06-08

France Ready To Cut Renault Stake To Shore Up Nissan Partnership France is ready to consider cutting its stake in Renault in the interests of consolidating the automaker's alliance with Nissan, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said....
14:26 2019-06-08

Fin24.com | Military stake stymies R57bn Zim platinum project A plan to build Zimbabwe’s biggest platinum mine at a cost of about $4bn, about R57bn, is floundering because a military stake in the project has deterred potential backers, according to people familiar with the funding discussions....
19:39 2019-05-21

PM Modi Likely To Meet President At 8 pm, Stake Claim To Form Government Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to meet President Ram Nath Kovind this evening around 8 pm and stake claim to form government. The council of ministers led by PM Modi submitted their......
12:26 2019-05-25

CBOE Holdings Takes Minority Ownership Stake In CurveGlobal CHICAGO, IL -- October 16, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it made a minority investment in CurveGlobal, a new interest rate derivatives venture of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and a number of major dealer banks. CBOE is the only U.S. exchange in the venture...
23:26 2019-05-21

Emmanuel Macron’s Grand Ambitions Are at Stake in European Elections For the French president, who is bitterly opposed by the rising populist forces on the Continent, the vote is a critical test of his vision of deeper integration....
14:52 2019-05-21

Exclusive: FCA-Renault revival may hinge on Nissan stake cut - sources Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Renault SA are looking for ways to resuscitate their collapsed merger plan and secure the approval of the French carmaker's alliance partner Nissan Motor Co Ltd , according to several sources close to the companies....
06:39 2019-06-10

China's Tencent talking to Vivendi about stake in Lady Gaga's label China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is in talks to buy up to 20% of Universal Music Group (UMG) from Vivendi SA , valuing the music label of Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and the Beatles at around 30 billion euros ($34 billion), as both firms look to expand in a recovering global music market....
03:26 2019-08-07

Israel's Azrieli buys stake in data centres firm Compass for $135 mln Israeli real estate developer Azrieli Group said on Thursday it was acquiring 20% of Compass Holdco for $135 million for its first investment in the North American data centres market....
11:13 2019-07-18

‘It’s Not a Fight About Money.’ Why Bankers and Entrepreneurs Have a Stake in Hong Kong’s Protests Conrad Wu is a serial entrepreneur. He rarely takes a day off or a vacation. His days and nights are spent working on a transportation app he started in 2013, a car washing service app he co-founded in 2015, and brainstorming ideas for new businesses. What little spare time the 38-year-old has is of...
10:13 2019-07-11

AMG is offloading its majority stake in struggling hedge fund BlueMountain for $91 million Affiliated Managers Group sold its majority stake in Andrew Feldstein's BlueMountain Capital to Assured Guaranty, a Bermuda-based municipal bond and infrastructure insurer, for $91 million. The deal is expected to close at the end of the year, and Feldstein will net $22.5 million in shares of Assure...
07:13 2019-08-09

UPDATE 1-France prepared to cut Renault stake to bolster deal with Nissan- AFP French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said France is ready to cut its stake in Renault SA in order to consolidate Renault's partnership with Nissan Motor Co , Agence France Press (AFP) reported https://www.afp.com/en/news/717/france-ready-cut-renault-stake-shore-nissan-partnership-finance-minister-...
10:26 2019-06-08

UPDATE 1-MNG Enterprises reveals 9.4% stake in New Media, protests Gannett deal Newspaper chain MNG Enterprises revealed a 9.4% stake in New Media Investment Group Inc on Friday, and said it may decide to vote or campaign against the company's proposed deal with Gannett Co....
16:26 2019-08-09

Huawei Selling Stake in Undersea-Cable Firm as U.S. Pressure Mounts China’s Huawei Technologies plans to sell its majority stake in an undersea-cable venture, in a move that follows a U.S. pressure campaign against Huawei and efforts to block the cable venture’s projects....
14:39 2019-06-03

Altria buys 80% stake in Swiss tobacco company Burger Sohne The Altria Group is buying an 80 percent share in Swiss company Burger Sohne and will commercialize one of its smokeless tobacco products, the companies announced Monday....
20:00 2019-06-03

UPDATE 1-BlackRock becomes Authentic Brands' largest shareholder with $875 million stake BlackRock Inc's new private equity fund Long Term Private Capital (LTPC) has completed its maiden investment, taking up an $875 million stake in Authentic Brands Group LLC, making it the largest investor in the U.S.-based entertainment company, the fund said on Sunday....
01:52 2019-08-12

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
01:52 2019-07-16

Saudi Aramco aims to buy Reliance stake, reports lower earnings Saudi Aramco is planning a blockbuster investment in Reliance Industries , the Indian conglomerate said on Monday, as the Saudi energy giant diversifies its business, where weaker oil prices cut its first-half profit by 12%. In preparation for what could be the world's largest initial public offe...
16:13 2019-08-12

WeWork considers $1.9 billion offer for 70% Indian affiliate stake: Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
11:26 2019-06-14

Tech firm Tencent in talks to buy stake in Universal Music Group Deal will improve promotion of artists and help identify new talent, says VivendiThe Chinese tech company Tencent is in talks to take a 10% stake in Universal Music Group (UMG), the label to stars including Taylor Swift, the Beatles and Lady Gaga, based on a valuation of the world’s biggest music la...
23:00 2019-08-06

Tencent in Talks for Stake in Ariana Grande, Queen's Record Label Tencent is negotiating to buy 10% of Universal Music Group, the world’s largest record label, for about $3.36 billion, a deal that would strengthen the Chinese internet giant’s growing clout in the global music industry....
15:13 2019-08-06

Tencent in Talks for Stake in Ariana Grande, Beatles' Record Label Tencent is negotiating to buy 10% of Universal Music Group, the world’s largest record label, for about $3.36 billion, a deal that would strengthen the Chinese internet giant’s growing clout in the global music industry....
14:52 2019-08-06

Oyo founder to buy back $2 billion worth stake in SoftBank-backed Indian co Indian hospitality startup Oyo Founder Ritesh Agarwal raised his stake in the company with a $2 billion buyback, in a move that will bring his ownership closer to biggest investor SoftBank Corp ....
11:52 2019-07-19

Golden Gate Capital to Buy Stake in Hospital-Billing Software Firm Golden Gate Capital is buying a majority stake in billing-software operations of Bon Secours Mercy Health hospital system in a deal valued at $1.2 billion, people familiar with the matter said....
00:26 2019-05-30

Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, may help avert activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a 4.3% stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to raise it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a local activist fund's challenge....
05:52 2019-06-21

Judge drops graft case against ex-Italian PM Berlusconi over Mediolanum stake An Italian judge dropped a corruption case against former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi linked to a stake held by his holding company Fininvest in asset manager Banca Mediolanum, Berlusconi's lawyer said on Wednesday....
15:39 2019-07-24

Noble Group to take stake in Australian rare earths developer Arafura Commodities trading firm Noble Group is set to take a small stake in ambitious Australian rare earths developer Arafura, raising its exposure to strategic minerals critical to high-tech industries and electric vehicles....
08:26 2019-06-20

Pharma firm Gilead to raise Galapagos stake in $5.1 bln deal -report Gilead Sciences Inc will increase its stake in Galapagos NV and gain rights outside Europe to the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm's treatments in development in a $5.1 billion deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday....
21:39 2019-07-14

Nordstrom family reportedly prepares proposal to increase stake in retailer The Nordstrom family last year aborted talks to take the retailer private after an initial offer of $50 a share was rejected as too low. Shares of the retailer have in recent weeks dipped nearly $20 below that offer....
21:00 2019-07-31

Australia's Mineral Resources to sell larger stake in Wodgina to Albemarle Mineral Resources Ltd on Thursday said that Albemarle Corp, the world's largest lithium producer, would now buy a 60% stake in its Wodgina Lithium Project, instead of the previously agreed 50%....
03:13 2019-08-01

UPDATE 1-Pharma firm Gilead to raise Galapagos stake in $5.1 bln deal Gilead Sciences Inc will invest $5.1 billion to increase its stake in Galapagos NV and partner with the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm to develop and commercialize its treatments for a ten-year period, the companies said on Sunday....
21:39 2019-07-14

Swiss-based Glencore takes controlling stake in PolyMet mine ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Swiss-based global commodities giant Glencore AG says it’s taking a 72% stake in PolyMet Mining, gaining majority control over what’s slated to become Minnesota’s first copper-nickel mine. PolyMet announced Thursday that Glencore’s stake will rise from ...
19:52 2019-06-27

Italy's Salvini says Rome should take stake in combined FCA-Renault group "if required" Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday the Rome government should take a stake in a combined Fiat Chrysler- Renault group if necessary, given the importance of the car sector for the domestic economy....
01:39 2019-05-28

Carranza crony hired despite stake in company that’s made millions in business with DOE Chancellor Richard Carranza hired a California friend to oversee the city’s struggling schools despite his pal keeping a financial stake in a software company that has since racked up millions of dollars in business with the Department of Education, newly released records show....
04:26 2019-07-14

Renault in Talks on Nissan Stake, Hopes to Revive Fiat Deal Top executives at Nissan and Renault are trying to hash out a deal to reshape their global alliance, a step top executives at the French car company hope will pave the way for merger talks with Fiat Chrysler to resume....
09:00 2019-08-03

Italy's Salvini says Rome should take stake in combined FCA-Renault group 'if required' Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday the Rome government should take a stake in a combined Fiat Chrysler- Renault group if necessary, given the importance of the car sector for the domestic economy....
18:26 2019-05-27

UPDATE 1-Italy's economy minister hopes Atlantia will buy stake in Alitalia Italian Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Friday he hoped infrastructure group Atlantia would buy a stake in Alitalia, the troubled airline company the government is struggling to rescue....
11:26 2019-07-12

Teneo Agrees to Sell Majority Stake to Private-Equity Firm Teneo Holdings LLC—the communications and advisory firm known for counseling the CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies—has agreed to sell a slight majority stake to private-equity investor CVC Capital Partners, according to people familiar with the matter....
18:39 2019-06-07

Wizards could try to lure Raptors’ Masai Ujiri with a notable ‘ownership stake’ Ujiri built the Raptors team that won the franchise's first NBA title on Thursday. To lure him, a percentage of ownership would be one major sweetener Washington would have to present over Toronto....
10:13 2019-06-14

Ethiopia to issue two telecom licenses, minority stake in monopoly: official Ethiopia will award two telecoms licenses to multinational mobile companies, a senior official said on Friday, in the first detailed announcement of the government's plans for opening one of the world's last major closed telecom markets....
21:00 2019-07-05

Amazon to acquire minority stake in an Indian supermarket chain operator Amazon.com Inc is set to snag a minority stake in India's Future Retail Ltd, which operates more than 900 stores in India and owns several supermarket brands, including Big Bazaar....
04:52 2019-08-23

Norway fund may have to offload $1 billion stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
14:52 2019-06-12

Stake petition platform lets shareholders rally for corporate change A petition platform called Stake aims to give stockholders more power to influence company practices by combining their small holdings into a unified group that gives them the clout to push for change....
21:26 2019-08-14

Brazil's CPFL Energia offers to buy Chinese stake in renewables unit Brazilian electric utility CPFL Energia SA announced on Tuesday a memorandum of understanding with its parent company, China's State Grid , for the potential acquisition of State Grid's stake in its renewables arm CPFL Renovaveis ....
15:52 2019-05-21

AB InBev seeks $9.8 billion for Asia stake in world's largest 2019 IPO Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (AB InBev) is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion by listing its Asia-Pacific business in Hong Kong, marking what would be the world's largest initial public offering this year....
16:26 2019-07-02

Robbie Williams takes stake in college, sings mentoring's praises Pop singer Robbie Williams, a judge on Britain's "The X Factor" television show last year, is taking a stake in a performing arts college as he looks to mentor more "jazz hand people" like him....
20:13 2019-06-13

France Will Debate a Bill to Stop Online Hate Speech. What’s at Stake? The plan, which is up for discussion in Parliament this week, would make it mandatory for online platforms to remove hateful content in less than 24 hours. Critics worry about censorship....
19:26 2019-07-01

S.Korean activist fund KCGI eyes stake in Asiana Airlines South Korea's activist fund KCGI, the No.2 shareholder in the parent company of Korean Air Lines , is interested in buying rival carrier Asiana Airlines, KCGI Chief Executive Officer Kang Sung-boo told Reuters on Monday....
03:39 2019-08-19

Third Point cuts United Technologies stake after opposing Raytheon deal Hedge fund Third Point LLC said on Tuesday that it recently cut its investment in United Technologies Corp , becoming the second activist hedge fund to sell shares after the company announced a......
03:26 2019-08-14

BlackRock Unit Gets Approval to Take Russia-Linked Firm's Stake in Cybersecurity Company A national-security panel that oversees foreign investment in U.S. businesses approved the transfer of a stake in cybersecurity company Cofense from a Russia-linked private-equity firm to funds managed by BlackRock....
10:39 2019-08-21

REFILE-Carlyle, Bain among shortlisted bidders for S.Korea's Woongjin stake-report Carlyle Group and Bain Capital are among four shortlisted bidders for a stake in South Korean water purifier rental firm Woongjin Coway Co Ltd, the Korea Economic Daily reported on Tuesday....
07:13 2019-08-06

Lions Gate, Spyglass Media, Viacom Are Leading Contenders to Buy Stake in Miramax Several potential buyers have expressed interest in purchasing a stake in Miramax, which is owned by BeIN Media Group and has produced popular and critically acclaimed films such as “Good Will Hunting” and “Pulp Fiction.”...
02:39 2019-08-02

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos are officially divorced. Now they're divvying up their Amazon stake Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife MacKenzie Bezos have completed their divorce and are divvying up their stake in Amazon.       ...
21:13 2019-08-01

Transportation Secretary Chao reportedly still holds construction co. stake she pledged to divest Elaine Chao's shares have risen in value by more than $40,000 since the month she said she would let go of them, the Wall Street Journal reported....
17:26 2019-05-28

Catalyst Capital seeks to take Hudson's Bay stake to oppose chairman's offer to go private Private equity firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc on Monday offered to buy an estimated C$150 million stake in Hudson's Bay Co, and said it will oppose Executive Chairman Richard Baker's C$1.74 billion take-private proposal....
02:39 2019-07-23

Millennials' financial futures at stake in Social Security reform debate, Republicans say Congressional lawmakers want to extend Social Security's solvency. But they also want to make sure millennials will get as much money out as they pay in....
19:13 2019-07-31

Soros Fund Management increases stake in Tesla convertible bonds: filings Billionaire George Soros' investment firm, Soros Fund Management Llc, raised its stake in Tesla Inc's convertible bonds due in 2021 by 17.5 million convertible bonds to 37.5 million convertible......
15:00 2019-05-21

Gilead to Boost Stake in Belgian Biotech Galapagos as Part of $5.1 Billion Deal Gilead Sciences will pay $5.1 billion to lift its stake in Galapagos NV and gain rights outside Europe to the Belgian biotechnology company’s treatments in development....
06:00 2019-07-15

Japan upper house poll begins, Abe's constitutional reform hopes at stake Campaigning began on Thursday for Japan's July 21 upper house election, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc expected to keep a majority but perhaps with fewer seats, clouding hopes of achieving his goal of revising the pacifist constitution....
04:26 2019-07-04

Tammy Abraham views transfer ban as golden chance to stake Chelsea claim • Striker is ‘buzzing’ at prospect of new season at Stamford Bridge• ‘There is a great chance for us young players so we must go for it’Tammy Abraham has said Chelsea’s transfer ban represents a glorious opportunity for the club’s academy prospects and next season will be “now or never” for him to b...
04:13 2019-06-24

Fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic at stake as St. Louis judge holds hearing The fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic will be at stake on Tuesday when a St. Louis judge hears arguments in Planned Parenthood's lawsuit aimed at forcing state health officials to renew the facility's license to perform the procedure....
12:52 2019-06-04

DHFL Completes Aadhar Housing Finance Stake Sale, Shares Fall Over 3% A plunge in Dewan Housing Finance (DHFL) shares in the past few sessions had refuelled concerns about the financial health of the country's non-banking financial company (NBFC) sector....
08:13 2019-06-11

MSNBC analyst: Trump is putting 'lives at stake' if 2016 intel is disclosed MSNBC analyst Jeremy Bash blasted President Trump following remarks made by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and warned that "lives are at stake" if the administration discloses intel from the 2016 election. ...
02:13 2019-05-30

Revival of Fiat Chrysler-Renault deal is said to hinge on reduced stake in Nissan Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Renault are looking for ways to resuscitate their collapsed merger plan and secure the approval of the French carmaker's alliance partner Nissan Motor, according to several sources close to the companies....
05:39 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-Mantle Ridge buys stake in Aramark, eyes talks with management Activist investor Paul Hilal's Mantle Ridge LP has bought nearly 10% of Aramark's common stock to push for changes at the U.S. food services company, a regulatory filing showed on Friday....
03:52 2019-08-17

Mantle Ridge's Hilal buys stake in Aramark, eyes talks with management Activist investor Paul Hilal's Mantle Ridge LP bought nearly 10% of U.S. food services company Aramark's common stock and while it plans to push for changes, the fund is stopping short of making an outright bid for the company, a regulatory filing showed....
03:52 2019-08-17

KKR in talks to sell majority stake in French call centre operator Webhelp Private equity firm KKR & Co Inc said on Wednesday it is in talks to sell a majority stake in French call centre business Webhelp to Belgian investment firm Groupe Bruxelles Lamber for on an enterprise value of 2.4 billion euros ($2.69 billion)....
11:39 2019-07-10

Qatar's state-backed group and PSG owner in talks for stake in Leeds United: FT Qatar Sports Investments, a state-backed body founded by the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, is in discussions to buy a stake in English soccer club Leeds United, the Financial Times reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the talks....
00:52 2019-05-26

Pakistan moves to ban single-use plastic bags: ‘The health of 200 million people is at stake’ The fines will be steep — $31 for using a single bag, $63 for selling one and up to $31,000 for manufacturing them. The national per capita income is $1,200 per year....
19:26 2019-08-13

India's Reliance bets on tech for growth, announces stake sale to Aramco Reliance Industries said it would launch super-fast internet in India next month, stressing that partnerships would be its path to growth as it announced a tie up with Microsoft and a stake sale in its oil unit to Saudi Aramco....
21:52 2019-08-12

Opinion: More than title at stake for USWNT in World Cup final. Trophy would boost legal case US women have deflected questions about gender discrimination suit against US Soccer, but they know case gets stronger with another World Cup trophy.       ...
08:26 2019-07-06

Ubisoft acquires 70% stake in Green Panda Games, bolstering its hyper-casual stable Ubisoft is acquiring a 70% stake in Green Panda Games, which makes games like Bee Factory and Golf Orbit and has over 78 million downloads. Read More...
06:13 2019-08-01

Ireland arrive at Lord's ready to bloody a few noses with plenty at stake in four-day Test The simplistic view would be to see the four-day Test against Ireland as the calm between two storms for England this summer. The World Cup finished — and in some style, you may remember — nine days ago. The Ashes begin in nine days' time....
21:26 2019-07-23

Beijing Auto Buys Daimler Stake, Bolstering German Carmaker’s Ties to China The deal strengthens the German automaker’s relationship with a Chinese counterpart in a country that has become an important market but where overall sales are falling....
20:13 2019-07-23

Nippon Life Insurance To Raise Stake In Reliance Capital-Owned Asset Manager Reliance Capital and Nippon Life Insurance Co both own 42.88% stake each in Reliance Nippon. Nippon Life will buy out most of Reliance Capital's stake with this deal, the asset manager said....
12:52 2019-05-23

'White Knight' Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, dampens activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a small stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to increase it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a local activist fund's challenge....
10:00 2019-06-21

Vera Bradley acquires a majority stake online jewelry store Pura Vida Bracelets Vera Bradley announced Thursday it agreed to pay $75 million to buy a majority stake in Creative Genius, the owner of Pura Vida, an online seller of handmade bracelets....
17:26 2019-06-20

Amazon Renews Efforts to Enter Europe’s Food Sector With a Big Stake in U.K. Meal Courier Deliveroo Deliveroo announced on Friday that Amazon is the largest investor in the U.K.-based meal delivery company’s latest round of funding. Although the specific amount was not disclosed, the funding round totaled $575 million, according to a Deliveroo statement. This brings the company’s total...
16:52 2019-05-21

Australia's Crown Resorts shares drop as stake sale to Melco dampens buyout hope Australian casino giant Crown Resorts Ltd saw its shares tumble on Friday, after a surprise $1.2 billion selldown by founder James Packer to Hong Kong's Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd dampened hopes for a full buyout....
07:39 2019-05-31

UPDATE 2-Israel's Gazit Globe bets on East Europe real estate with Atrium stake increase Israeli real estate developer Gazit Globe has agreed to buy the 40% of Atrium European Real Estate it does not already own, betting on growth in densely populated urban areas of Eastern Europe....
11:52 2019-07-23

Brooklyn Nets' Joseph Tsai to buy remaining stake in team from Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov for $2.3B: report Brooklyn Nets minority owner Joseph Tsai is reportedly set to the remaining 51 percent of the team he does not own from majority owner, and Russian billionaire, Mikhail Prokhorov....
16:13 2019-08-14

The UAW Has No Reason Not to Push for Everything The UAW kind of sucks, but it is still a union, and therefore inherently good. They started negotiations this week for new contracts with the Big Three, ahead of their current contracts’ expirations in September. It wants the usual things—more pay, better job security, better benefits, etc.—but it’s...
22:13 2019-07-17

Mazda's Never-Ending Push for Premium Mazda is attempting a transformation, Ford has dual-clutch issues, and Renault and Nissan are Renaulting. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Monday, July 1, 2019....
20:39 2019-07-01

Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ Wales' Lauren Price and Ireland's Kurt Walker join Pat McCormack as gold medallists at the European Games The post Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ appeared first on Boxing News....
17:39 2019-06-30

Gov. Ducey will push for ‘red flag’ gun law again for Arizona KPNX- President Trump is calling for more focus on mental health screenings in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend. “We must reform our mental health laws to better identify mentally disturbed individuals who may commit acts of violence,” said President Trump. According to th...
21:00 2019-08-06

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax Group of 20 finance ministers agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes.Read More...
17:39 2019-06-08

Drugmakers Push Their Prices Higher Drugmakers initiated a new round of price increases on their products, with some of them affecting generic hospital-administered injectable drugs that are in short supply....
06:00 2019-07-02

Twitter may let you snooze its push notifications Twitter is testing a new feature that will mute all the app's push notifications for a certain period of time. The experimental feature was first discovered by Jane Manchun Wong, who found it by looking at the code underneath the social network's And......
12:26 2019-08-07

Red Sox start playoff push, get Cashner from O's Andrew Cashner, who is 9-3 with a 3.83 ERA in 17 starts for the Orioles this season, had been traded to the Red Sox in exchange for two minor league prospects....
03:00 2019-07-14

The next health push for Apple: apps for asthma? With only a week to go before WWDC 2019, hordes of Apple fans – and pundits – are looking to see what the technology giant will choose to unveil at the developer-focused conference. If Apple's recent acquisition of Tueo Health is anything to go by, it could have something to do wi...
17:00 2019-05-28

Keep these red flags in mind during Indians postseason push One of the toughest challenges for baseball handicappers in coming weeks will be properly evaluating the Cleveland Indians (who play host to the Los Angeles Angels on FS1 at 7:10 p.m. Saturday). Among the quandaries: Cleveland is in the thick of the American League Central and wild-card races, but h...
21:39 2019-08-03

Algerian protesters push for reforms, man tries to burn himself A man sought unsuccessfully to set himself on fire on Friday as tens of thousands of Algerians rallied to push for reforms and the departure of the ruling elite....
21:52 2019-07-12

Stocks Push Higher as Fed Hints at Possible Rate Cut Major indexes rose, with the Dow climbing more than 400 points, as Fed officials hinted the central bank could lower interest rates if the economy slows....
21:39 2019-06-04

Why This Weekend’s Tragedies Probably Still Won’t Be Enough to Push Congress to Act on Gun Control Shootings in Texas and Ohio that left over 30 people dead this past weekend have left the country reeling and crying out for a solution. But lawmakers in Washington have so far been unable to unify around a legislative fix – and precedent suggests they will not reach a compromise. Since the sh...
02:00 2019-08-06

U.S.-Mexico talks drag over 'third country' push Talks between Mexico and the United States to stave off tariffs dragged on Friday as negotiators battled over a U.S. demand that Mexico accepts more Central American migrants under a concept know as "safe third country," two Mexican sources said....
00:00 2019-06-08

Cuomo may push for MTA changes as overtime outrage grows Facing a growing storm of outrage over an overtime scandal, Gov. Andrew Cuomo opened the door Tuesday to possibly demanding work rule changes from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s unions as part of upcoming contract talks. “The contract has to be renegotiated, to the extent there are undu...
21:52 2019-05-28

Push-up bra bikinis are this summer’s sexiest beach look Get ready to rock lingerie all day — at the beach. Underwire bra bikinis are the latest swimsuits busting out on Instagram influencers and A-listers, including Olivia Culpo, Madison Beer and Kourtney Kardashian. Hey, who needs total comfort when you can get a little lift? Aussie label Bamba Sw...
22:26 2019-05-21

Warning of ‘Pig Zero’: One Drugmaker’s Push to Sell More Antibiotics Overuse of antibiotics in livestock has given rise to drug-resistant germs. Drugmakers say they want to be part of the solution. But a recent campaign urged farmers to administer the drugs to healthy animals daily....
20:13 2019-06-07

Tory MPs in push to protect new PM from confidence vote Tory MPs are pushing to introduce new rules to protect the next prime minister from a confidence vote for a year after they enter Downing Street, Sky News has learnt....
09:39 2019-07-19

Don't Expect a Meaningful Fiscal Push From Germany The German economy needs new sources of growth. Investors shouldn’t count on fiscal stimulus to be one of them, even if the government loosens the purse strings a bit....
15:26 2019-08-20

Trump impeachment push gets important new ally The push to remove the president from office gained momentum on Monday after the No. 4 House Democrat announced support for an impeachment investigation into Donald Trump.Ben Ray Luján, a close ally of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is the highest-ranking House Democrat to back impeachment thus far. T...
10:39 2019-08-20

Report: Compromise possible in push for 18-game schedule While the concept of a future 18-game NFL season is nothing new, with players objecting to the wear and tear of an added two games, the Wall Street Journal reported a potential compromise Friday....
00:26 2019-07-13

Blues push Bruins to brink with key Game 5 win BOSTON — Jordan Binnington stopped 38 shots, and Ryan O’Reilly and David Perron scored for St. Louis on Thursday night to give the Blues a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins and a 3-2 lead in the Stanley Cup Final. The Blues have won two straight since a 7-2 loss at home and return to......
07:13 2019-06-07

Macri bets on infrastructure in push for re-election Total of 770 projects, ranging from public housing to Paseo del Bajo, in line to be inaugurated by end of 2019 – 62% of them before the August primaries....
15:52 2019-05-21

G20 agrees to push ahead with digital tax: communique Group of 20 finance ministers agreed on Saturday to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants such as Facebook to reduce their corporate taxes, a copy of the bloc's draft communique obtained by Reuters showed....
13:39 2019-06-08

The stock market is inches away from a new high and the Fed could push it over the top The S&P 500 is closing in on its all-time high, and is likely to sail past it, as long as the Fed promises lower interest rates and the trade war calms down....
00:13 2019-06-19

Gun safety groups push for Red Flag laws TUCSON – Kelley Ireland is a volunteer with Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America. After the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, Moms Demand Action is calling for Red Flag laws across the country. “If we had Red Flag laws those shootings may not have occurred,”...
20:39 2019-08-21

Call of Duty’s push for crossplay is exactly what the industry needs Activision today confirmed that the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will have crossplay on all of its consoles, from launch. It’s a watershed moment for the people who’ve been pushing for more crossplay in mainstream games — and, with a game this popular paving the way, it’ll likely only becom...
10:13 2019-08-02

Behind Marcus Morris’ push to Knicks that has many angry LAS VEGAS — Rich Paul, the agent for LeBron James and Anthony Davis, has always wanted a client on the Knicks because New York is the nation’s biggest market. If forward Marcus Morris reneges on his verbal agreement with the Spurs for a two-year deal for $20 million, Paul will get his wish. Paul, on...
11:26 2019-07-11

New measles cases down amid vaccine push The city is gaining ground in its battle against the measles outbreak gripping Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, health officials said Tuesday — as they announced the closure of a tenth school for not complying with vaccination requirements. “We’re cautiously optimistic, but we’re not taking any...
23:13 2019-06-11

Leadsom: I won't shut down parliament to push through Brexit Conservative leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom has told Sky News she will "certainly not" seek to temporarily suspend parliament in order to push through Brexit....
17:39 2019-06-06

MLB playoff push: Here are the AL teams that will be playing in October SportsPulse: We are just six weeks away from playoff baseball. Our MLB insider Bob Nightengale predicts who in the AL will be playing October baseball.       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

MLB playoff push: Here are the NL teams that will be playing in October SportsPulse: We are just six weeks away from playoff baseball. Our MLB insider Bob Nightengale predicts who in the NL will be playing October baseball.       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

Trade tensions push down Wall Street U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company further inflamed trade tensions between the world's two largest economies....
21:13 2019-05-22

How an abortion in the US south can push one over the financial edge In a Shreveport, Louisiana, poor, rural corner of the south, getting an abortion is not only logistically and emotionally difficult, but a battle against povertyFor the third time in a week, LT stood at the reception in the abortion clinic in Shreveport, Louisiana, more than 90 minutes away from her...
14:13 2019-08-14

UPDATE 2-Nissan wants Renault to reduce stake to revive Renault-FCA deal talks- WSJ Carmakers Nissan Motor Co and Renault SA are trying to reach a deal to reshape their global alliance, in hopes of reviving Renault's merger talks with Italy's Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing emails and people briefed on the talks....
08:52 2019-08-03

Nissan wants Renault to reduce stake to revive Renault-FCA deal talks: WSJ Carmakers Nissan Motor Co and Renault SA are trying to reach a deal to reshape their global alliance, in hopes of reviving Renault's merger talks with Italy's Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV , the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing emails and people briefed on the talks....
13:52 2019-08-03

Angelina Jolie: 'I could have been burnt at the stake' if I was born earlier In a new essay, Angelina Jolie shared how independent women have been branded as "wicked" and "witches" throughout history.        ...
06:52 2019-08-06

Riley wants World Cup push to raise profile in rugby-mad NZ New Zealand captain Ali Riley is aware of the pressure on her team to win a game at next month's women's World Cup in France but feels it is nothing compared to having spent much of her career fighting for recognition of the team and women's sport....
11:00 2019-05-23

French demands challenge FCA-Renault deal push Talks on Fiat Chrysler's proposed merger with Renault became mired in politics on Monday, as France sought more concessions to maintain government influence over the new carmaker's management and French assets, sources told Reuters....
21:13 2019-06-03

VW to deepen alliances with battery suppliers for electric push Volkswagen will create joint ventures and help finance battery production to persuade skeptical cell suppliers to back its aggressive push for mass producing electric vehicles, board member Stefan Sommer told Reuters....
08:26 2019-07-08

U.S. lawmakers push back against possible Trump foreign aid cuts Republican and Democratic foreign policy leaders in the U.S. Congress came out on Friday against a Trump administration review of foreign aid that critics fear could lead to sharp cuts in funds for global health, peacekeeping and other programs....
18:39 2019-08-10

China to push to attract more high-tech manufacturers China will push to attract more high-tech manufacturers to set up in the world's No.2 economy, the nation's commerce ministry said late on Friday, without giving further details....
08:13 2019-08-10

Beyond Meat shelves plans for Japan push, Mitsui says Beyond Meat Inc has shelved plans to enter Japan, according to a Japan-based investor, focusing more on the U.S. market where it recently bolstered funding to fuel an expansion and beat out emerging faux-meat rivals....
11:39 2019-08-09

VW will deepen alliances with battery suppliers for electric push Volkswagen has not been able to build as many electric cars as it wanted to because of a battery supply crunch so it will help to finance production by suppliers to back its aggressive push for mass producing EVs....
21:39 2019-07-08

Pro-impeachment Dems fear Al Green's renegade push House Democrats methodically working to build support for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump fear that a rogue move by a Texas Democrat could scramble their best efforts. It’s unclear whether Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) will seek Trump’s immediate impeachment or simply the launch of ...
20:00 2019-07-16

Lea Thompson Says Women Can't Be Movie Stars After They ''Push a Baby Out'' Lea Thompson is reflecting on her personal and professional life. The 58-year-old actress, who starred in the iconic Back to the Future films, is looking back at her career and how life......
19:26 2019-08-20

France's Macron to push for charter on biodiversity at G7 summit French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that he would put pressure on the United States to sign a charter on protecting biodiversity at the G7 summit in Biarritz, France this weekend....
00:00 2019-08-24

Divided EU leaders push to break stalemate on top jobs Divided and tired, European Union leaders went into a third day of arm-wrestling on Tuesday over who would next hold the bloc's key posts, calling for unity but sounding as split as ever on the key Commission presidency....
14:26 2019-07-02

Huawei Launches AI Chip in Push to Unseat U.S. Makers Huawei trumpeted its first high-end artificial-intelligence processor, the Chinese telecom giant’s latest attempt to challenge Silicon Valley in advanced technology....
20:52 2019-08-23

Religions for Peace: Women push for gender equality At this year's global religion summit on Lake Constance, female delegates from Africa, Asia and the Middle East made clear women must have a greater say....
14:13 2019-08-23

Conservationists push at CITES conference to ban trophy hunting A group of activists is trying to persuade an international conservation conference to ban trophy hunting, which outrages some animal lovers but has long been tolerated by some environmentalists as a way of protecting wildlife....
22:39 2019-08-20

Nomura names four stocks set to benefit from China's 5G push According to Japanese bank Nomura, China's 5G rollout in the country should boost demand for Chinese companies in the network infrastructure and equipment space. It picked out four stocks which would benefit from this push....
07:39 2019-07-05

Rocket Lab forced to push back launch due to weather SpaceX might be the worldwide leader in commercial spaceflight — and get a whole lot of attention because of it — but it’s not the only private company vying for a slice of the pie. Rocket Lab, which was founded back in 2006, offers commercial flights into space as well, and its El...
11:00 2019-08-17

Trump Doubles Down on Effort to Push Jewish Voters to G.O.P. After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel is in danger....
01:26 2019-08-17

PG&E Makes Final Push to Stay in Charge of Chapter 11 Faced with losing control of a multibillion-dollar bankruptcy process, PG&E promised to swiftly file a chapter 11 exit plan with financial backing in a bid to keep the company’s fate in its own hands....
07:26 2019-08-14

Iran warns any clash in the Gulf would push oil prices above $100 U.S. military vessels in the Gulf are within range of Iranian missiles, a top military aide to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday, warning any clash between the two countries would push oil prices above $100 a barrel....
10:13 2019-06-02

Freshman lefty, 3 HRs push Ole Miss over Clemson 6-1 in NCAA OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi freshman Doug Nikhazy struck out nine pitching into the ninth inning, and the Rebels beat Clemson 6-1 on Saturday night to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final on their home field. Ole Miss led for good after Cole Zabowski and Cooper Johnson opened the secon...
05:52 2019-06-02

The Latest: Donor willing to fund push to undo abortion ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:55 p.m. A wealthy GOP political donor is willing to bankroll a possible ballot initiative to repeal a Missouri ban on abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy. Missouri businessman D...
03:13 2019-05-25

Warriors won’t let injuries hamper finals push, says Jerebko The Golden State Warriors will not be letting injuries to Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins come between them and a third straight NBA title, the club’s power forward Jonas Jerebko told Reuters on Wednesday....
01:39 2019-05-30

Netflix is targeting a huge new audience with its next big content push Netflix is eating up an increasingly large share of entertainment consumption time for Americans, who now have more choices than ever about what to binge. Much of users’ favorite content on the platform is increasingly courtesy of Netflix itself — we all know the service, for example, as...
08:13 2019-07-23

Volkswagen second-quarter operating profit up 30% as SUV push pays off Volkswagen Group shares rose 2% after the carmaker posted a 30% rise in second-quarter operating profit despite a drop in vehicle sales as rising demand for sports utility vehicles and premium brands boosted margins....
10:39 2019-07-25

Google goes for verticals, scale in APAC cloud push Cloud vendor has identified health and life sciences as well as retail amongst key growth sectors and is looking to triple its headcount in the Asia-Pacific region over the next 18 months....
16:26 2019-07-06

In Push to Leave One Union, U.K.’s Boris Johnson Risks Another Amid rising tension over the risk of a “no deal” Brexit, Mr. Johnson made his first official visit as prime minister to Scotland. He was met in Edinburgh with jeers and boos....
17:52 2019-07-31

Kyrie? Kemba? The Lakers push for third star has begun The Lakers brought a second star to Los Angeles on Saturday, agreeing to a blockbuster trade with the Pelicans for Anthony Davis. Now, they are prepared to acquire another to join forces with Davis and LeBron James. And for James, it could be a familiar face. The Lakers are in play for Kyrie Irving,...
01:26 2019-06-18

Mexican authorities push out camping migrants in south TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican immigration authorities have cleared a park of camping Central American migrants and another makeshift encampment of Haitians and African migrants outside an immigration detention center near the Guatemala border. About 100 migrants were pushed out of the Tapachula p...
19:52 2019-05-29

VW to reshuffle $56B battery push as Samsung deal at risk Samsung initially agreed with VW to deliver batteries for just over 20 gigawatt hours, enough to power 200,000 cars, before different views on production volume and schedule emerged during detailed negotiations....
14:52 2019-05-28

25,000 More Troops Being Moved To Kashmir, Week After 10,000-Strong Push Less than a week after moving 10,000 troops of paramilitary forces to Kashmir, the centre is rushing about 25,000 more paramilitary personnel to the Valley, as part of a massive troop build-up....
22:13 2019-08-01

Trump unloads over impeachment push, says Dems are ‘getting nothing done in Congress’ President Trump on Monday fired back at the lawmakers who are calling for his impeachment, accusing Democrats of “getting nothing done” in Congress because of their overriding interest in investigating him....
19:39 2019-05-27

Republicans resist push for clean electricity mandate Congressional Republicans are resisting entreaties from Democrats to support a federal clean electricity mandate, widening the gulf between the two parties and showing the limits on what Republicans are willing to stomach as they shift toward saying that climate change is a problem worth addressing....
06:39 2019-05-31

| Pro-democracy push causes transport chaos in Hong Kong Peak-hour morning train travel and international flights in Hong Kong were thrown into chaos as pro-democracy protesters launched an attempted city-wide strike to ramp up pressure on the financial hub's embattled leaders....
15:52 2019-08-05

US STOCKS-Futures push higher on rate cut optimism U.S. stock index futures rose slightly on Friday, with Wall Street looking set to extend this week's strong run after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's dovish remarks boosted bets of an interest rate cut this month....
14:00 2019-07-12

Germany in push to resurrect Afghan talks with Taliban Germany, a leading donor and member of the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan, has been talking with the Taliban and the Afghan government in an effort to restart peace talks to end 18 years of conflict, officials said....
14:52 2019-05-26

New law ends use of restraints on pregnant inmates as advocates push for more to be done WASHINGTON — The bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation known as the “First Step Act” put in place improvements in the care of pregnant inmates, but advocates say it was a baby step and are calling for more to be done. The new law bans restraining federal inmates during pregnancy...
00:39 2019-05-26

Automattic buys Prospress in digital subscription push The company behind WordPress.com and WooCommerce, Automattic has acquired the startup Prospress as it looks to expand its digital subscription offerings.The small startup made a name for itself by developing a recurring payment solution specifically designed for WooCommerce called WooCommerce subscr...
04:00 2019-05-25

Impeachment push freezes as Mueller testimony looms The steady drumbeat among House Democrats for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump has gone silent. And Robert Mueller is to blame.The last lawmaker to publicly embrace an impeachment inquiry came forward on June 28, just three days after it was announced that the special counsel w...
22:39 2019-07-10

U.S. tech companies push Trump to allow some sales to Huawei Tech companies are asking the administration to allow sales of chips and other parts for Huawei-made smartphones and laptops, arguing that such sales won’t hurt U.S. national security....
15:39 2019-07-18

Pompeo to push in India for more U.S. access to local markets The United States is open to dialogue to resolve trade differences with India by allowing Americans companies more access to Indian markets, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday ahead of a visit to New Delhi later this month....
02:13 2019-06-13

Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons House Democrats are rebuffing attempts by Republicans to authorize funding for so-called low-yield nuclear weapons that the Trump administration says are key to deterring Russia....
01:52 2019-06-13

U.S. joins diplomatic push to salvage agreement in Sudan The top U.S. diplomat for Africa on Wednesday joined an international effort to press Sudan's military rulers and the opposition toward a deal on a transition to democracy two months after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
00:39 2019-06-13

The bad joke that helped push Kevin Durant away from Warriors The seeds for Kevin Durant’s Warriors exit were planted long before he ruptured his Achilles during this year’s NBA finals. Durant’s friend and former teammate Kendrick Perkins told The Undefeated that he felt Durant had “one foot out the door” during the 2018-19 season...
20:52 2019-07-01

Trump, Trudeau push for trade deal at WH meeting President Donald Trump welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House Thursday as the two leaders work to get the USMCA deal, a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement, over the finish line. (June 20)        ...
21:26 2019-06-20

CANADA STOCKS-Higher oil prices push TSX futures up Futures for Canada's main stock index ticked higher on Friday on the back of rising oil prices, as Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other oil producers edged closer to extending a supply-cutting agreement....
15:13 2019-06-07

Trump trade war may push Fed closer to rate cut it resisted U.S. President Donald Trump may finally get the rate cut he has been demanding, but for the wrong reasons, as top Federal Reserve officials began warning this week that the global trade war may force them to respond....
22:52 2019-06-04

U.S. Targets China's Supercomputing Push With New Export Restrictions The Commerce Department is taking aim at China’s supercomputing push with new export restrictions that effectively cut five major Chinese developers of next-generation high-performance computing off from U.S. technology....
21:13 2019-06-21

Nvidia to work with Arm chips, deepening push into supercomputers Nvidia Corp on Monday said it will make its chips work with processors from Arm Holdings Inc to build supercomputers, deepening Nvidia's push into systems that are used for modeling both climate change predictions and nuclear weapons....
10:52 2019-06-17

Joe Panik is already feeling the effects of Mets’ playoff push The feeling was strange, but sweet. It was unfamiliar, yet comfortable. For the first time, Joe Panik was playing for an organization other than the Giants. For the first time in eight years, the former St. John’s star was playing for his hometown team. After being designated for assignment by the t...
08:39 2019-08-10

Jon Stewart continues to push Congress on behalf of 9/11 victims Jon Stewart on Sunday continued to push for extending the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund but said congressional politics was making passage “agonizingly difficult.”“I think this community is at the end of their rope,” Stewart told Chris Wallace, host of “Fox News Sunday.” “I think there’s a feeling ...
21:26 2019-06-16

The evidence and arguments behind Ferrari's F1 penalty review push The Ferrari Formula 1 team's decision to ask the FIA to review Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty has left many questioning whether it has a strong enough case...
09:13 2019-06-18

Apple's new App Store policies push developers to use its sign-in At WWDC Apple continued to position itself as separate from tech rivals like Google and Facebook on the issue of privacy, unveiling a new "Sign-in with Apple" feature that hides your identity even from developers. So, given the value of collecting in......
18:13 2019-06-04

Push for marijuana legalization falls flat in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A push to legalize recreational marijuana in New York state has fallen flat. The sponsor of the main legalization bill in the state Senate says the bill will not pass before lawmakers adjourn for the year this week. Manhattan Democrat Liz Krueger says supporters came close to ...
19:00 2019-06-19

Albany makes last-minute push to decriminalize marijuana They’re making a tokin’ effort. With state lawmakers deadlocked on legalizing recreational marijuana during the last scheduled day of the session in Albany, legislators on Wednesday renewed a push for decriminalization instead. “I think the decriminalization bill is still under consideration in a va...
00:00 2019-06-20

REFILE-Uniper says Elliott could push for personnel changes at group German utility Uniper on Wednesday said it had been notified by its second-largest shareholder Elliott that it would be aiming to implement strategic objectives, including potentially removing key personnel....
14:13 2019-06-05

5G Push Slowed by Squabbles Over 'Sweet Spot' of U.S. Airwaves U.S. wireless companies’ limited access to some of the nation’s most valuable airwaves threatens to slow down their plans to build faster 5G networks....
18:00 2019-06-20

US envoy launches new push on Afghan talks with Taliban ISLAMABAD (AP) — Renewed efforts are underway to jumpstart stalled peace talks with the Taliban as a U.S. envoy is in Kabul and Pakistani and Afghan officials are meeting in Islamabad. U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad says he’s holding meetings with Kabul officials on Monday, seeking to bring about...
09:13 2019-06-10

Nissan wants Renault To Reduce Stake To Revive Renault-FCA Deal Talks - Wall Street Journal Carmakers Nissan Motor Co and Renault SA are trying to reach a deal to reshape their global alliance, in hopes of reviving Renault's merger talks with Italy's Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, the Wall......
10:26 2019-08-04

UPDATE 1-Melco Resorts to buy 20% stake in Australia's Crown Resorts for $1.22 bln Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd said on Thursday it would buy a 19.99% stake in Australia's Crown Resorts Ltd for A$1.76 billion ($1.22 billion), nearly two months after its buyout talks with Wynn Resorts fell through....
14:13 2019-05-30

Bill Clinton joins push to revive assault weapons ban Former President Bill Clinton, who signed a law banning assault weapons in 1994, said congressional lawmakers would have the support of voters if they took action once again to outlaw military-style rifles. Noting how the gun lobby routinely repeats how Democrats lost seats in the 1994 midterm elect...
01:00 2019-08-09

On World Emoji Day, Apple and Google continue inclusive push Apple and Google are taking World Emoji Day seriously, rolling out dozens of new emojis that of course include cute critters, but also expand the number of images of human diversity....
20:13 2019-07-17

Italy's political turmoil push European shares lower European shares fell on Friday, leading them to post a second straight week of losses, as worries about the stability of Italy's government rattled investors and concerns about Sino-U.S. trade tensions lingered....
12:26 2019-08-09

Signs of price truce push Lyft, Uber higher Lyft Inc's hints that its cut-throat rivalry with U.S. ride-hailing rival Uber Inc is easing may prove bad news for customers but it sent shares in both companies sharply higher on Thursday....
15:00 2019-08-08

U.S. solar sector launches lobbying push to preserve key subsidy The U.S. solar industry on Wednesday kicked off a lobbying push aimed at convincing Congress to extend a generous tax credit for solar energy systems that is set to begin phasing out next year....
23:26 2019-07-17

Sony CEO's Choice: Stay Together or Bend to Loeb's Breakup Push The latest push by investor Daniel Loeb to break up Sony presents a dilemma for Chief Executive Kenichiro Yoshida, who is generally sympathetic to Wall Street’s thinking but wants to keep his conglomerate intact....
14:13 2019-06-14

Push for public vote on Missouri abortion law hits roadblock JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Efforts to put a new Missouri law banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy to a public vote have hit another roadblock. Cole County Circuit Judge Daniel Green on Friday tossed a lawsuit by prominent Republican donor David Humphreys seeking to force Republican Secretar...
01:13 2019-06-15

UK government puts $620 million behind Jaguar Land Rover's EV push The UK government is continuing its electric vehicle push by giving Jaguar Land Rover a £500 million ($620 million) loan guarantee to help advance its position as a global EV maker. This means that should Jaguar Land Rover default, the governme......
17:00 2019-07-16

How much higher could proposed tariffs against China push laptop prices? A new report claims that the Trump administration's latest tariff proposal on goods imported from China could raise prices on new laptops by 17 percent in the U.S. On average the report finds that a new laptop would cost $120 more if the tariffs go into effect....
20:00 2019-06-22

Nancy Pelosi Has to Decide Whether to Halt a New Push to Impeach Trump Amid Tuesday’s circus show in Congress, it was almost hard to notice that someone did the damn thing and filed articles of impeachment against the president. That person was Rep. Al Green, who acted despite the lack of support from Democratic leaders, according to the Washington Post....
19:39 2019-07-17

In push to raise coffee output, Colombia's south may hold key Colombia's isolated south could be crucial to the country's push to expand coffee production by nearly 30 percent despite low global prices, its growers federation says, as farmers seek to ramp up productivity amid security improvements....
18:26 2019-05-22

Innogy eyes partnerships in potential U.S. offshore wind push Energy firm Innogy, in the process of being broken up by parent RWE and rival E.ON, could team up with oil majors to build offshore wind farms in the booming U.S. market, one of its board members said....
14:26 2019-06-05

Beachgoers on Georgia island rescue 20 beached whales, push them out to sea Dozens of pilot whales beached themselves on a Georgia shore and most were rescued by authorities and onlookers.        ...
18:26 2019-07-17

Prosecutors push back on enforcing new state abortion laws ATLANTA (AP) — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle from prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven states, and several said they would not file crimi...
11:26 2019-05-30

How Solskjær is shaking up Manchester United’s staff in push for success The summer has been dominated by the Pogba saga but quietly the manager has reordered the first-team and under-23 set-upsAs Ole Gunnar Solskjær grapples with the formidable challenge of overhauling his Manchester United squad, the manager is being granted unequivocal backing regarding his backroom s...
17:26 2019-07-14

Renault sees new model push as softening sales decline French carmaker Renault posted a 6.7% decline in first-half vehicle sales amid a global auto slowdown, but said a forthcoming product offensive would begin to help soften the blow in key markets....
12:39 2019-07-16

Broadcom to buy Symantec's enterprise unit for $10.7 billion in software push Chipmaker Broadcom Inc said on Thursday it will buy antivirus software maker Symantec Corp's enterprise security unit for $10.7 billion in cash to scale up its software business through deals....
02:52 2019-08-09

Indexing Giant Vanguard Examines a Push Into Private Equity Vanguard Group has had exploratory discussions with a handful of private-equity firms as the indexing giant considers whether to push further into alternative investments....
04:52 2019-06-24

Hold the beers: Budweiser APAC IPO hit by investor push-back Scepticism over AB InBev's high valuations doomed Budweiser APAC's IPO of up to $9.8 billion - poised to be the world's biggest this year - investors and bankers said, putting would-be floats on notice that careful pricing remains key to success....
20:13 2019-07-15

Parade of Democratic 2020 hopefuls push for momentum in Iowa A cavalcade of Democratic presidential hopefuls on Friday tried to turn a few precious minutes before Iowa voters into the momentum needed to catapult their campaigns in the pivotal state....
06:52 2019-08-10

Sudan protesters call for civil disobedience to push army Sudan's protest leaders are calling on Sudanese to take part in acts of civil disobedience in a bid to pressure the military after the deadly break-up of thseir main sit-in....
18:13 2019-06-08

Stocks move higher as investors push through trade anxiety Stocks are marching broadly higher on Wall Street as investors at least temporarily set aside concerns about the heated trade war between the U.S. and China that roiled the market earlier in the week...
21:00 2019-08-08

Democratic 'Medicare for all' push stands to rescue Trump on healthcare The Democratic Party is riding to President Trump's rescue on healthcare with talk of repealing Obamacare and eliminating private insurance in favor of a government system that has drawn the skepticism of American voters....
07:26 2019-07-15

GE poised for significant power orders in Iraq after U.S. push -sources General Electric Co potentially stands to win a large share of multibillion-dollar contracts to rebuild Iraq's electricity system, reflecting a change in how Iraq intends to award the work after the United States lobbied for GE, according to sources familiar with the matter....
19:52 2019-06-14

State lawmakers make last-minute push to legalize marijuana ALBANY — State lawmakers are making a last-minute push to legalize recreational pot before the official end of the legislative session on June 19. A top Cuomo administration official on Saturday confirmed to The Post that three-way negotiations between the executive, Assembly and state Senate are on...
07:00 2019-06-16

China's Huawei eyes new Brazil factory amid 5G push Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years, the governor said, as the Chinese telecom giant continues to ramp up its presence in Latin America to the displeasure of U.S. authorities....
16:26 2019-08-09

NRA board members defend LaPierre’s push for Texas mansion LaPierre told associates he needed a more secure place to live because he was worried about being targeted after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla....
04:26 2019-08-08

Sun beat Dream to push franchise-record home streak to 13 UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Shekinna Stricklen made seven 3-pointers and scored 24 points and the Connecticut Sun beat the Atlanta Dream 86-76 on Friday night to extend their franchise-record, regular-season home winning streak to 13 games. Jonquel Jones added 18 points and eight rebounds for Connectic...
04:00 2019-06-22

Auto Makers Push Trump to Reach Fuel Compromise GM, Ford, Toyota and others are urging the president to find a middle ground between stricter, Obama-era economy standards and a plan from his administration essentially freezing regulations at 2020 levels....
07:39 2019-06-07

'The View' co-hosts push back on Biden's claim he can compromise with GOP "View" co-hosts Joy Behar and Sunny Hostin demurred at former Vice President Joe Biden's call for compromise with Republicans after his would-be victory in the 2020 presidential election....
19:01 2019-06-18

Earnings and trade optimism push Wall St. toward record high The S&P 500 and Nasdaq approached record highs on Tuesday, lifted by upbeat quarterly reports from Coca-Cola and United Technologies and on optimism the United States would resolve its trade conflict with China....
00:13 2019-07-24

GOP report skewers Cummings over contempt push against Trump officials Republican lawmakers on the House Oversight Committee slammed the panel’s Democratic Chairman Elijah Cummings on Tuesday over his push to hold two prominent Trump Cabinet officials in contempt of Congress, accusing him of a double standard while calling the move “unnecessary” and designed to “advanc...
22:39 2019-06-18

Hifter's forces push toward Libyan capital city's center A Libyan official and residents say heavy clashes are slowly nearing the center of Libya's capital, Tripoli, as forces loyal to the military commander Khalifa Hifter battle to seize power....
19:39 2019-05-27

Renault and Nissan partner with Waymo to push self-driving tech Research to be conducted in Japan and France as all three companies ramp up autonomous tech programmes Renault and Nissan have announced initial details of a new partnership with self-driving technology development company Waymo.  The two car makers, sharing autonomous vehicle development as part o...
15:26 2019-06-20

Europeans plan new Iran push but may be nearing end of diplomatic road Britain, France and Germany plan a new push to keep Iran in the 2015 nuclear deal despite Tehran's threat to violate one of its central limits, but they may be nearing the end of the diplomatic road they embarked on more than 15 years ago....
23:39 2019-06-18

With Disney in charge, Hulu plans original content push Now that Disney is in charge of Hulu, the streaming service is going to get more original content. Hulu CEO Randy Freer told CNBC that Hulu's "investment in original programming will increase significantly." Freer credits the change to "the capacity......
02:26 2019-06-19

U.S. lawmakers still plot to push Saudi Arabia on rights, despite Trump The U.S. Congress left Washington on Thursday without enacting legislation to punish Saudi human rights abuses, but lawmakers said efforts to stop military sales and impose sanctions would continue after their August break....
01:52 2019-08-02

Nigel Farage Plots Post-Brexit Push On UK Parliament Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage admitted Monday that his Brexit Party lacked policies beyond pulling Britain out of Europe and would now consult supporters for a way to seize the UK parliament....
08:52 2019-05-28

More Than Half the House Democrats Officially Back an Impeachment Push More than half of the House Democratic caucus now support opening an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, with Florida Rep. Ted Deutch officially backing the push in an opinion piece published by the Sun Sentinel on Thursday....
15:39 2019-08-01

Turkey to push for trial of Egypt government over Mursi death Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday vowed to try to ensure the Egyptian government is tried in international courts for the death of former president Mohamed Mursi, who suffered a fatal heart attack in a Cairo court earlier this week....
16:39 2019-06-19

Fannie and Freddie's Latest Push: Factory-Built Homes The gatekeepers of America’s housing market, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, want to make it more affordable to buy a manufactured home. So far, they have found it a tough sell....
12:26 2019-06-20

U.N., European bodies outline joint push against space junk European and U.N. bodies on Thursday outlined a joint push for global action on space junk, saying that debris orbiting the earth must be cleaned up as satellites launched by private companies and other new entrants are adding to the crowding....
19:52 2019-06-20

Questions Over Drivers and Wine Storage Push out Senior ANZ Executive David Hisco, head of ANZ’s New Zealand operation, left the job after a review concluded that his characterization of expenses fell short of internal standards....
09:39 2019-06-17

Deaths of Children in Hot Cars Spur Push for New Safety Measures More auto makers are committing to install technology that alerts drivers if they have accidentally left a child in the back seat, but safety advocates and lawmakers say the effort isn’t enough to respond to the recent rise in car-seat fatalities....
19:00 2019-08-06

Ex-U.S. ambassadors to Mexico push Trump to 'delink' trade, migration A group of former U.S. ambassadors to Mexico representing both Republican and Democratic presidents have banded together to urge President Donald Trump to treat trade and migration as separate issues, the diplomats wrote in an article....
14:39 2019-06-05

Owner of Poland's ZE PAK energy group plans green push A Polish billionaire owner of a brown coal-fueled power station, Zygmunt Solorz, said on Monday he would invest in greener sources of energy generation, as a shift away from polluting fuels slowly gathers pace in the country....
08:13 2019-08-06

Holmes and Lowry share lead as Fleetwood and Westwood push Ireland's Shane Lowry proved master of the Dunluce links for the second successive day to move into a share of the halfway lead with American J.B. Holmes at the British Open on Friday....
02:00 2019-07-20

Greens seek to leverage EU wins to push climate agenda Surfing a global wave of climate activism to their strongest showing yet in European Union elections, Europe's Greens on Sunday readied to press their demands on climate and trade in Brussels....
04:13 2019-05-27

Algeria’s army chief renews push for presidential election ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s powerful army chief is stressing the need for political dialogue that would lead to a presidential election, as a people’s revolt for democracy remains at an impasse with the government. Ahmed Gaid Salah also said on Monday that a crackdown on “the...
23:00 2019-06-17

Hifter’s forces push toward Libyan capital city’s center A Libyan official and residents say heavy clashes have spread toward the center of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, as forces loyal to the military commander Khalifa Hifter battle to seize power...
16:52 2019-05-27

Democratic presidential hopefuls push for impeachment after Mueller remarks Democratic presidential candidates ratcheted up the pressure on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to start the process of impeaching President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s first public comments on his two-year Russia probe....
00:13 2019-05-30

Democratic presidential candidates push for impeachment after Mueller remarks Democratic presidential candidates ratcheted up the pressure on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to start the process of impeaching President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s first public comments on his two-year Russia probe....
23:00 2019-05-29

Ivanka rocks The Hague with push for women’s financial rights Ivanka Trump brought her bid to help level the global financial playing field for 50 million women to The Hague Wednesday, where she announced a deal with Mastercard to expand capital to minorities around the world....
08:39 2019-06-06

Algeria's army chief renews push for presidential election Algeria's powerful army chief is stressing the need for political dialogue that would lead to a presidential election, as a people's revolt for democracy remains at an impasse with the government....
04:52 2019-06-18

White Sox vs. Royals: Lucas Giolito will continue All-Star push A Memorial Day to remember. Three of the worst teams in baseball won Monday. Marlins swatted the Nats, 3-2. Orioles tamed the Tigers, 5-3 and in the Upstate Correctional Facility Holiday Classic the Otisville Outlaws out-hustled the Catskill Crooks, 15-0. Power players Michael Cohen and Mike “The Si...
23:13 2019-05-28

Cuomo yet to endorse 2020 candidate, despite early push for Biden In January, Cuomo told WAMC radio “of all the names are out there, Joe Biden has the best case [to become president] because he brings most of the secret ingredient you need to win, which is credibility.”...
10:26 2019-07-02

Google Stadia in 4K might push you past your home-Internet data cap Enlarge / A Google Stadia controller and a Google Chromecast Ultra. (credit: Google) Google Stadia will bring 4K game streaming to customers in November, but the new service could be costly for users who face home-Internet data caps and want to play games at the highest possible settings. Google s...
17:26 2019-06-12