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Wednesday, 17 January
World shares pull back from record highs, set for second fall of 2018
19m ago - LONDON (Reuters) - World shares pulled back from record highs on Wednesday, set for only their second day of losses in 2018 as lower commodity prices and a string of downbeat updates from companies dampened the mood in global markets.
World shares pull back from record highs, set for second fall of 2018
17m ago - LONDON (Reuters) - World shares pulled back from record highs on Wednesday, set for only their second day of losses in 2018 as lower commodity prices and a string of downbeat updates from companies dampened the mood in global markets.
Bitcoin jolted by regulation worries, tumbles 11 percent on extended sell-off
1h ago - TOKYO/LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin skidded more than 11 percent on Wednesday, extending a precipitous downturn in fortunes with investors spooked by fears regulators might clamp down on an asset whose value has skyrocketed in the past year.
Oil loses early gains, but still well supported
2h ago - LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices weakened following early gains on Wednesday, but remained underpinned by tightening supply and strong global demand.
Hyundai Motor Group pledges 45,000 hires, $22 billion investment over five years
2h ago - SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor Group pledged to hire about 45,000 people over the next five years amid an emphasis on jobs by the government, but analysts doubted if the conglomerate would meet the goal as it was eyeing cost cuts to counter sluggish sales.
Melrose makes hostile offer to buy Britain's GKN for $10.2 billion
1h ago - LONDON (Reuters) - Turnaround specialist Melrose (>> Melrose Industries) raised the pressure on GKN (>> GKN) by turning hostile in its pursuit of the British engineering company, making a firm 7.4 billion pound offer for the business after meeting its shareholders.
Collapsed Carillion's dividends totalled $1 billion
3h ago - LONDON (Reuters) - Collapsed British firm Carillion, which has come under political fire for paying dividends while racking up big debts and a pension deficit, has handed more than $1 billion (727 million pounds) to shareholders since it was created 19 years ago, a Reuters analysis shows.
British companies' marketing budgets grow at slowest rate in two years - survey
4h ago - (Reuters) - British companies' marketing budgets grew at their slowest rate in nearly two years in final quarter of 2017, partly reflecting uncertainty created by Brexit, a survey showed on Wednesday.
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