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Samsung Group says does not accept bribery accusations

Reuters Us Markets - 10 hours 46 min ago
SEOUL, Jan 16 (Reuters) - South Korean conglomerate Samsung Group said on Monday it could not accept the special prosecutors' accusations that its leader, Jay Y. Lee, paid bribes to further his...

BRIEF-TechnipFMC secures AMF approval of its prospectus for listing its shares on Euronext Paris

Reuters Us Markets - 10 hours 48 min ago
* Technip and FMC Technologies, Inc announced on Friday TechnipFMC secures AMF Approval of its prospectus for listing its shares on Euronext Paris

Nikkei hits more than 2-week low on strong yen, fading Trump trade

Reuters Us Markets - 10 hours 53 min ago
TOKYO, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Monday to its lowest level in more than two weeks, hurt as the yen appreciated on concerns Britain might make a "hard" exit by from the...

U.S. profit growth pickup could justify Wall Street rally

Top Reuters News - 11 hours 1 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. companies are set to report their strongest profit growth in two years, which could go a long way toward justifying Wall Street's record-breaking rally, say stock investors who anticipate many companies will top expectations.

BRIEF-Pixium Vision hits 10 patient implantation in Iris II clinical trial

Reuters Us Markets - 11 hours 3 min ago
* Pixium vision achieves implantation of 10 patients in its clinical trial with its innovative 150 electrodes Iris II bionic vision system Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: ...

S.Korea president's friend denies knowledge of Samsung's 2015 merger plan

Reuters Us Markets - 11 hours 6 min ago
SEOUL, Jan 16 (Reuters) - The friend at the center of a corruption scandal engulfing South Korean President Park Geun-hye's administration, said on Monday she had no prior knowledge of Samsung...

China, eager for telecoms reform, calls for private investment

Reuters Us Markets - 11 hours 21 min ago
BEIJING, Jan 16 (Reuters) - The Chinese government has renewed calls for private investment in the country's telecommunication firms as it encourages them to cut fees and other costs and become more...

UPDATE 1-Morgan Stanley gets regulatory nod to raise China securities JV stake - source

Reuters Us Markets - 11 hours 33 min ago
* China regulator approves changes in JV's articles of assn (Adds details, background on China securities JVs)

S.Korea prosecutor says Samsung's Lee paid bribes to Park's friend

Reuters Us Markets - 11 hours 38 min ago
SEOUL, Jan 16 (Reuters) - South Korea's special prosecutor's office said on Monday that Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee had paid bribes totaling 43 billion won ($36.42 million) to Choi Soon-sil, the...

Morning News Call - India, January 16

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 22:24
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Samsung Electronics probe finds battery was main cause of Note 7 fires: source

Top Reuters News - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 22:03
SEOUL (Reuters) - A Samsung Electronics Co Ltd investigation into what caused some Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire has concluded that the battery was the main reason, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.

Trump says NATO is obsolete but still 'very important to me'

Top Reuters News - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 22:00
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said NATO was obsolete because it had not defended against terror attacks, but that the military alliance was still very important to him, The Times of London reported.

Trump vows 'insurance for everybody' in replacing Obamacare

Top Reuters News - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 21:41
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump aims to replace Obamacare with a plan that would envisage "insurance for everybody," he said in an interview with the Washington Post published on Sunday night.

Luxottica, Essilor in 46 billion euro merger deal to create eyewear giant: sources

Top Reuters News - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 21:38
MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor have agreed a 46-billion euro ($49 billion) merger deal to create a global powerhouse in the eyewear industry, two sources with knowledge of the matter said.

Nikkei slips as Trump trade fades, steelmakers lead losses

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 21:34
* Nikkei near 2-week low, wipes out gains since start of year

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Jan 16

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 21:29
Jan 16 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Jan 16

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 21:25
Jan 16 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Shareholders to seek part of Peabody Energy reorganization -Barron's

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 20:46
NEW YORK, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Shareholders of bankrupt Peabody Energy Corp will seek this week to be part of a reorganized company whose prospects have brightened after a recent surge in coal prices...

Davos elite faces evaporating trust in 'post-truth' era

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 20:00
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Trust in governments, companies and the media plunged last year as ballots from the United States to Britain to the Philippines rocked political establishments...

BRIEF-Times Property Holdings updates on proposed issue of senior notes

Reuters Us Markets - Sun, 01/15/2017 - 19:57
* Proposes to conduct an international offering of guaranteed U.S. Dollar denominated senior fixed rate notes

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