ABInBev
By Callum Waters On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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SABMiller Shareholders Back AB InBev Takeover Offer By Majority

SABMiller shareholders backed the brewer’s $100-billion-plus takeover by rival Anheuser-Busch InBev by a large majority on Wednesday, paving the way for one of the biggest corporate mergers in history. The More...

Zuckerberg Initiative
By Callum Waters On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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AstraZeneca Board Member Takes Role At Zuckerberg Initiative

The $3 billion health initiative set up by Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan has hired one of AstraZeneca’s non-executive directors to head up its science drive. The British More...

Janet Yellen
By Callum Waters On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Deutsche Bank Helps Lift European Stocks Before Yellen, Draghi

A rise in Deutsche Bank shares helped push European stocks higher on Wednesday, easing concerns over Germany’s financial sector that had hit equities in Asia and drove investors into safe-haven government More...

Afghan Soldiers
By Callum Waters On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Twelve Afghan Soldiers Killed In Their Sleep By Fellow Troops: Official

As many as 12 Afghan soldiers were killed in their sleep by comrades in an outpost near the northern city of Kunduz, an official said on Tuesday, in the latest so-called “insider attack”. Two soldiers More...

LVMH
By Callum Waters On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Two LVMH Execs, Two Former French Police Chiefs Held For Questioning

Two executives of luxury group LVMH were held for questioning by French police on Tuesday in connection with an investigation into influence-peddling in which two former police chiefs are also being questioned, More...

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
By Callum Waters On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Iran’s Ahmadinejad Says Will Not Make Presidential Comeback Bid

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will not run for president in next year’s Iranian election, he said on Tuesday, bowing to the wishes of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei who warned his candidacy would increase divisions More...

By Callum Waters On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Singapore Accuses Chinese Paper Of Fabricating South China Sea Story

Singapore’s ambassador to China on Tuesday accused a major state-run Chinese newspaper of fabricating a report about Singapore’s position on the South China Sea, but the paper stuck by its story. The More...

Pfizer
By Callum Waters On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Drugmaker Pfizer Decides Not To Break Up Business

Drug giant Pfizer says it won’t split into two publicly traded companies, despite pressure from investors frustrated by its lagging stock price, ending years of Wall Street speculation over its strategy and future. The More...

Uber Eats
By Callum Waters On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Job Ads Indicate Uber Is Expanding Meal Delivery Service In 24 Countries

Uber is making a broad international push into meal delivery, with fresh hiring and aggressive marketing as it prepares to take on local rivals in dozens of countries. In a sign of growing ambition beyond its taxi More...

Bank of America
By Callum Waters On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Microsoft And BAML Team Up On Blockchain-Based Trade Finance Project

Microsoft (MSFT.O) and Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAC.N) have joined forces on a project to use blockchain technology to make trade finance transactions faster, cheaper, safer and more transparent, the companies More...