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Consumer goods firms harness online data to tap Southeast Asia e-commerce boom

1 hour 31 min ago
SINGAPORE/BANGKOK (Reuters) - When diaper maker DSG International (Thailand) wants to know what its customers are thinking, it often turns to Lazada, an e-commerce firm majority-owned by Alibaba Group Holding .

Yen at three-month lows on Abe win, euro struggles with Spain

2 hours 20 min ago
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Japan's yen hit three-month lows on Monday as an election win for the government gave a green light for super-easy monetary policy, while the euro eased as Spain's constitutional crisis aggravated concerns about political unity in the bloc.

Sexual harassment allegations spark review, meeting at Fidelity: WSJ

8 hours 42 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fidelity Investments has hired a consulting firm to review employee behavior amid allegations of sexual harassment at the U.S. money manager stretching back years, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

Tesla reaffirms effort to build cars in China; mum on deal report

8 hours 54 min ago
(Reuters) - Electric car maker Tesla Inc reaffirmed on Sunday it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government to set up a factory in the region and expects to agree on a plan by the end of the year, but declined to comment on a report that a deal has been reached.

Tesla moves closer to deal to build cars in China

9 hours 53 min ago
(Reuters) - Electric car maker Tesla Inc said on Sunday it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government to set up a factory in the region and expects to agree on a plan by the end of the year.

Airbus turmoil overshadows bid to rescue CSeries

11 hours 51 min ago
PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus's coup in buying a $6 billion Canadian jetliner project for a dollar stunned investors and took the spotlight off a growing ethics row last week, but internal disarray has raised questions over how smoothly it can implement the deal.

Toyota to halt operations at all Japan plants as typhoon precaution

15 hours 54 min ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp will suspend operations at all of its assembly plants in Japan, including those of its subsidiaries, from Monday morning as a precautionary measure as a powerful typhoon approaches Japan's mainland, a spokesman said.

Henkel may make U.S. acquisitions: CEO in newspaper

19 hours 39 min ago
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German consumer goods group Henkel may further expand its business in the United States via acquisitions, Chief Executive Hans van Bylen told Welt am Sonntag in an interview.

Japan's Mitsubishi, U.S. partner to invest $1.8 billion in data centers: media

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 12:30pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp plans to set up a joint venture with U.S. data center operator Digital Realty Trust and build around 10 data centers in Japan by 2022 for 200 billion yen ($1.8 billion), the Nikkei said on Saturday.

China says will guide private capital into higher growth areas

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 4:06am
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will introduce measures aimed at guiding private investment into areas that have a higher growth potential, a senior official with the state planning agency said on Saturday.

Japan's Mitsubishi, U.S. partner to invest $1.8 billion in data centres: media

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:23pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp plans to set up a joint venture with U.S. data centre operator Digital Realty Trust and build around 10 data centres in Japan by 2022 for 200 billion yen ($1.8 billion), the Nikkei said on Saturday.

U.S. tax plan hopes lift stocks, dollar strengthens

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 9:27pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - World stocks advanced, bond yields rose and the U.S. dollar strengthened on Friday on increased hopes President Donald Trump could make progress on his fiscal plans after the U.S. Senate approved a budget blueprint that paves the way for tax cuts.

Recent hurricanes take toll on quarterly earnings

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 9:25pm
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - After raging over the southern United States and Puerto Rico, remnants of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria are now dampening U.S. corporate profits.

California judge tosses $417 million talc cancer verdict against Johnson & Johnson

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 8:14pm
(Reuters) - A California judge on Friday threw out a $417 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using its talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder for feminine hygiene.

Tesla raises borrowing capacity for car leases to $1.1 billion

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 7:36pm
(Reuters) - Tesla Inc said on Friday it has increased its borrowing capacity for a car lease program to $1.1 billion from $600 million.

GE vows $20 billion asset sales, 'sweeping change' as profit falls

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 6:28pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Electric Co's new chief executive vowed on Friday to shed more than $20 billion worth of assets and hold executives accountable for failing to deliver profits after what he called "horrible" results in the third quarter.

Tesla raises borrowing capacity under warehouse agreements to $1.1 billion

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 5:40pm
(Reuters) - Tesla Inc said on Friday it has increased its borrowing capacity, related to an agreement, to $1.1 billion as the electric car maker spends heavily to fix production bottlenecks of its new Model 3 sedan.

Snap lays off 18 employees in recruiting division

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 5:26pm
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Social media company Snap Inc said on Friday it had laid off 18 people in its recruiting division, an unusual move for a young company with ambitious growth plans and a likely reflection of tough competition from Facebook Inc .

Wall Street hits record highs; tax plan hopes fuel optimism

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 4:42pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks hit record closing highs on Friday and the S&P 500 posted a sixth week of gains after the U.S. Senate passed a budget resolution, lifting hopes that President Donald Trump's tax-cut plan may move forward.

Stock market's future in Trump's hands as Federal Reserve chair pick looms

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 3:56pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors awaiting the nomination of the next Federal Reserve chair are hoping whoever is nominated pursues the same monetary policy that has supported rising stock prices for the past nine years.

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