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Tuesday, 12 December
Comcast drops bid for Fox assets, leaving Disney in pole position
2h ago - (Reuters) - Comcast Corp said on Monday it had abandoned its bid for most of the assets of Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, leaving Walt Disney Co as the sole suitor in pursuit of the $40 billion-plus deal.
Asia wagers global cheer will outlive Fed tightening
2h ago - SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares were trying to string together a fourth session of gains on Tuesday as optimism about global growth looked set to outlast an almost certain hike in U.S. borrowing costs this week.
Bitcoin futures suggest breakneck rise in price to slow
1d ago - NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Newly launched bitcoin futures on Monday suggested that traders expect the cryptocurrency's blistering price gains to slow in the coming months, even as it blasted above $17,000 to a fresh record high in the spot market.
Boeing lifts dividend by 20 percent, sets new $18 billion share buyback
3h ago - (Reuters) - Boeing Co said on Monday it would raise its quarterly dividend by 20 percent and replace its existing share buyback programme with a new $18 billion authorization.
Atos offers to buy Gemalto for 4.3 billion euros to boost cyber security services
3h ago - PARIS (Reuters) - French technology consulting firm Atos
offered to buy Gemalto (>> Gemalto) for 4.3 billion euros ($5.06 billion) on Monday to boost its cyber security services as states and big corporations seek to cope with a growing number of attacks on the Internet worldwide.
News Highlights: Top Company News of the Day
2h ago - Comcast No Longer Reviewing Deal For 21st Century Fox Assets Comcast Corp. said it is no longer pursuing a deal to acquire several key media...
Tencent Plans to Buy a Stake in Yonghui Superstores -Shanghai Filing
2h ago - By Joanne Chiu Tencent Holdings Co. plans to buy a stake in supermarket operator Yonghui Superstores Co. , as the Chinese tech and...
Heavy slumps to deepest discount since 2014
3h ago - CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Canadian heavy crude weakened sharply on Monday to its widest discount in 3-1/2 years as Enbridge Inc (>> Enbridge Inc) announced extra rationing of space on some of its pipelines, worsening a backlog of crude in Alberta storage hubs.