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British bonds buoyed by Brexit risks, but prone to inflation burn

39 min 9 sec ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Fast-rising inflation and growing talk of tighter monetary policy from the Bank of England may spell the end of a winning streak for British gilts, among the best performers in major government bond markets this year.

Trump touts expected Ford announcement on plant investments

45 min 48 sec ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump touted Ford Motor Co's expected announcement later on Tuesday about investments and jobs at its U.S. plants, saying the automaker would be making a major investment in three Michigan facilities.

AI to become main way banks interact with customers within three years: Accenture

54 min 38 sec ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Artificial intelligence (AI) will become the primary way banks interact with their customers within the next three years, according to three quarters of bankers surveyed by consultancy Accenture in a new report.

Exclusive: Citigroup to seek bids for Asia general insurance distribution deal - source

1 hour 6 min ago
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc will seek bids from global insurers keen to sell general insurance products across the U.S. bank's Asia-Pacific markets, in a deal that could be worth at least $500 million, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Changes: Five ways Brexit will transform the EU

1 hour 20 min ago
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Leaving the European Union, to be triggered by Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday, may transform Britain but it will also change the EU. Here's how:

Payments company Square launches in the UK

1 hour 56 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Square Inc, the payments company led by Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey, has launched in the United Kingdom in its first European foray.

Amazon clinches deal to buy Middle East online retailer

2 hours 14 min ago
DUBAI (Reuters) - has agreed to buy Middle East online retailer, thwarting a last minute bid by Dubai billionaire Mohamed Alabbar's Emaar Malls .

Uber to end services in Denmark: media

2 hours 17 min ago
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Ride-hailing group Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] will discontinue its services in Denmark due to the country's new taxi law, it said at a press conference in Copenhagen on Tuesday, according to local broadcaster TV2 News.

Citi applies for capital markets license in Saudi Arabia: sources

2 hours 27 min ago
KHOBAR/DUBAI (Reuters) - Citigroup has formally applied for a license to conduct capital markets business in Saudi Arabia, two sources familiar with the matter said, in a move to return to the country after an absence of nearly 13 years.

EU top court upholds sanctions against Russia's Rosneft

3 hours 17 min ago
LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Europe's top court on Tuesday upheld European Union sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine conflict, including on its largest oil group Rosneft , in a ruling that asserts the court's jurisdiction over the bloc's foreign policy.

Akzo Nobel to detail new strategic plan on April 19

5 hours 22 min ago
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Akzo Nobel , the Dutch paints and coatings maker trying to avoid being taken over by larger U.S. rival PPG Industries , said on Tuesday it would detail its strategy to remain independent on April 19.

Exclusive: China's HNA in talks to buy controlling stake in Forbes - sources

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:51pm
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Acquisitive Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is in talks to buy a controlling stake in the owner of the publisher of Forbes magazine, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Chaebol reform at forefront of South Korea presidential campaign - again

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:38pm
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s family-run conglomerates are facing calls for a shakeup in their governance from a leading candidate in May's presidential election, following the ouster of former President Park Geun-hye in a burgeoning influence-peddling scandal.

China Southern Airlines to sell $200 million shares to American Airlines

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 9:57pm
HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China Southern Airlines Co Ltd said on Tuesday it would issue HK$1.55 billion ($199.6 million) worth of shares to a subsidiary of American Airlines Group Inc , giving the U.S. airline a stake in China's largest carrier.

Stocks, dollar recover as markets try to move past Trump's policy stumble

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 9:15pm
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks pulled ahead on Tuesday after Wall Street steadied and the dollar bounced from a four-month-low, as concern over Donald Trump's setback on his healthcare reform bill gave away to tentative hopes for the U.S. President's planned stimulus policies.

Elon Musk's new co could allow uploading, downloading thoughts: Wall Street Journal

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 4:18pm
(Reuters) - Tesla Inc founder and Chief Executive Elon Musk has launched a company called Neuralink Corp through which computers could merge with human brains, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

U.S. top court considers changing where patent cases may be filed

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 1:04pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struggled over whether to upend nearly 30 years of law governing patent lawsuits that critics say allows often-baseless litigants to sue in friendly courts, giving them the upper hand over high-technology companies such as Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google.

Bill Gross settles Pimco lawsuit for over $81 million: CNBC

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:41pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pimco co-founder Bill Gross has settled his lawsuit against his former employer for just over $81 million, CNBC reported Monday, citing sources.

EU's competition watchdog says a few merger candidates may have misled

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:12pm
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A "small handful" of companies may have given misleading information when they sought approval for their mergers, Europe's competition commissioner said on Monday, putting the companies at risk of sanctions and fines should regulators find proof of wrongdoing.

After healthcare loss, investor faith wavers as Trump turns to taxes

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:12pm
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks slid on Monday amid concerns that Republican President Donald Trump may struggle to push a sweeping overhaul of the tax code through Congress in the wake of his party's failure last week to pass broad healthcare legislation.