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Tuesday, 12 December
Comcast drops bid for Fox assets, leaving Disney in pole position
3h 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 shares take breather, Brent breaks above $65
1m ago - SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares took a breather on Tuesday after three straight sessions of gains, with markets consolidating in the hope an upswing in global growth could outlast a likely 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...
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