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Thursday, 21 September
U.S. jobless claims fall; hurricanes still affecting data
4h ago - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, but the near-term outlook for the labor market was muddied by the continuing impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Google bets anew on smartphones, pays $1.1 billion for HTC's Pixel division
12h ago - TAIPEI/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's (>> Alphabet) Google said it would pay $1.1 billion for the division at Taiwan's HTC Corp (>> HTC Corp) that develops the U.S. firm's Pixel smartphones - its second major foray into phone hardware after an earlier costly failure.
Rio Tinto to increase share buybacks by $2.5 billion
2h ago - LONDON (Reuters) - Rio Tinto (>> Rio Tinto(>> Rio Tinto Limited) will buy back an additional $2.5 billion (£1.85 billion) worth of its shares using the proceeds from selling coal assets, the miner said on Thursday.
Hedge funds bet on bright future for metals
8h ago - (This version of the September 18 story corrects to read S&P Global Market Intelligence, paragraph 6)
Florence declined and London may too, banks warn ahead of May's speech
12h ago - LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is in danger of losing its place in the financial world much in the same way Florence did after its Renaissance heyday, an industry group warned on Thursday.
CRH to Buy Ash Grove Cement for $3.5 Billion
12h ago -
Co-Operative's move to share wealth hits profit
8h ago - LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Co-Operative Group, the mutually-owned supermarkets to funerals group, said a move to step-up rewards for members and their local communities hit first half profit.
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