BRUSSELS: The European Commission said Monday it has cleared Apple’s $3 billion (2.2 billion euros) acquisition of US headphone maker and music streaming business Beats.
SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co.
LONDON: Britain’s Lloyds Banking Group is to pay £218 million ($370 million, 276 million euros) in fines to British and US regulators for attempting to rig inter-bank lending rates, the bank said.
NEW YORK: HSBC, Deutsche Bank and Canada’s Bank of Nova Scotia have been accused of conspiring to fix the price of silver in a US lawsuit filed in federal court in New York.
LONDON: The British government took steps to speed up energy exploration including controversial hydraulic fracturing for shale gas with a new licensing round for companies looking for onshore oil and
DUBLIN: Ryanair has raised its full-year profit forecast as a campaign to improve service quality pulled more customers away from its struggling rivals.
NEW YORK: Virgin America Inc, the low-cost airline partly owned by Richard Branson, filed for an initial public offering of shares as it looks to expand in the recovering US airline market.
BEIJING: Officials from China’s corporate regulator paid visits Monday to software giant Microsoft’s offices in four cities in the country, Dow Jones Newswires reported, citing people familiar with th
MANILA: A peace plan, a lifting of foreign ownership limits and the drafting of new Islamic banking rules in the Philippines could help breathe new life into one of the world’s oldest Islamic finance
MANILA: The Philippines’ state grains agency has been authorized to import an additional 500,000 tons of rice for emergency needs, President Benigno Aquino said, as the government struggles to bring d
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