TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Friday as markets digested big swings earlier in the week that have left both major benchmarks facing a second weekly loss and largely shrugged off a warning about tightness in spare capacity. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump is seen operating in the Permian Basin near Midland, Texas, U.S.,
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it would appeal a federal judge’s approval of AT&T Inc’s (T.N) $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner, raising the prospect barely a month after the deal closed that it could be undone. FILE PHOTO: Smartphone with AT&T logo is seen in front of displayed Time
(Reuters) – Broadcom Ltd made an $18.9 billion bid for software firm CA Inc on Wednesday, the latest in the company’s acquisition spree aimed at diversifying beyond semiconductors. FILE PHOTO: Hock Tan, CEO of Broadcom, speaks on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly before the opening bell in New York, U.S., February
LONDON (Reuters) – Shares in Sky (SKYB.L) jumped higher on Thursday after Comcast (CMCSA.O) submitted a $34 billion bid for the group just hours after Rupert Murdoch raised his offer, escalating a trans-Atlantic bidding war for the European pan-TV group. FILE PHOTO: The Sky logo is seen at the company’s UK headquarters in west London
LONDON (Reuters) – Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) on Wednesday raised its all-cash offer for Britain’s Sky (SKYB.L) to $34 billion, topping a raised bid of $32.5 billion for the pay-TV group from Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA.O). Fox, which has been trying to buy the pan-European group since December 2016, offered to pay 14 pounds
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil futures pared losses briefly Wednesday after U.S. crude inventories fell the most in nearly two years, before trading lower in a volatile session in which supplies from Libya and Iran were expected to increase. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump jack is seen at sunset near Midland, Texas, U.S., May 3,
LONDON (Reuters) – Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox (FOXA.O) said it had agreed to buy Britain’s Sky (SKYB.L) in a deal valuing the pay-TV group at $32.5 billion, trumping a rival offer from U.S. group Comcast (CMCSA.O). FILE PHOTO: The 21st Century Fox logo is displayed outside the News Corporation building in the Manhattan borough
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has decided to impose tariffs on $200 billion worth of imports from China after efforts to negotiate a solution to the trade dispute failed to reach an agreement, senior administration officials said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Shipping containers are seen at a port in Shanghai, China July 10, 2018.
(Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged the former chief executive of Heartland Payment Systems Inc and his romantic partner with insider trading ahead of the payment processor’s $4.3 billion takeover by Global Payments Inc (GPN.N). FILE PHOTO: The seal of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission hangs on the wall
TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Tuesday on escalating concerns over potential supply shortages, with Brent crude leading the way as hundreds of oil workers in Norway were set to strike later in the day. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump jack is seen at sunset near Midland, Texas, U.S., May 3, 2017. REUTERS/Ernest Scheyder/File
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE.N) can boost manufacturing at its facility in Wisconsin if trade tensions with China escalate, Chief Executive Antonio Neri said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A trader passes by the post where Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
BRASILIA (Reuters) – A shareholder of planemaker Embraer SA (EMBR3.SA) filed a complaint with Brazil’s securities regulator against a planned takeover of its commercial aircraft arm by Boeing Co (BA.N), newspaper Valor Econômico reported on Monday. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA is seen at the company’s headquarters in Sao Jose dos
TOKYO (Reuters) – Shares in Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) on Monday slumped about 5 percent to their lowest level in more than a year after the automaker said it would hold a briefing regarding its procedures to measure vehicle exhaust gas at its domestic plants. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Nissan Motor Co is seen
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (Reuters) – The French government insisted on Sunday that Washington should expect united retaliation from Europe to further tariff increases after Germany signaled it was prepared to negotiate. FILE PHOTO: French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire walks in the courtyard as he arrives at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, July 6, 2018.
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (Reuters) – IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Saturday that a proposed joint euro zone budget could be designed with conditions so that it does not become a no-strings-attached transfer of rich countries’ cash to poorer members. FILE PHOTO: International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks at the Foreign Policy