Shire, commodity stocks lift FTSE to 10-week high

Apr 19 2018

The UK’s top share index rose on Thursday as surging crude oil prices boosted commodity stocks and Shire’s shares jumped as bid talk heated up.

Shah throws gauntlet at Rahul on corporate loan waiver

Apr 19 2018

Amit Shah challenged Rahul Gandhi to make public if the BJP government has waived the loans of any one industrialist, instead of "misleading" the country.

FY19 award target puts Bharatmala on challenging terrain: ICRA

Apr 19 2018

A lower award target of 20,000km for highway projects this fiscal would make achievement of the Bharatmala programme's goals more challenging, rating agency ICRA said.

US-China trade row threatens global confidence: IMF's Lagarde

Apr 19 2018

The biggest danger from the U.S.-China trade dispute is the threat to global confidence and investment, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said.

Trump launches effort to boost U.S. weapons sales abroad

Apr 19 2018

The Trump administration rolled out a long-awaited overhaul of U.S. arms export policy aimed at expanding sales to allies.

Germany wants to 'strengthen and deepen' US ties: Finance Minister

Apr 19 2018

Germany wants to “strengthen and deepen” its ties with the US, Finance Minister said in Washington, adding that protectionism was never beneficial to any party.

Reddit hires former Time Inc executive as chief operating officer

Apr 19 2018

Reddit Inc, the tech firm behind one of the most popular websites in the world, said it had hired former Time Inc executive Jen Wong as its chief operating officer.

RBI's monetary panel members favour shift in policy stance in June

Apr 19 2018

Reserve Bank may shift to a hawkish monetary stance in June, as per the indications provided in the minutes of the last meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC).

Allergan moves in as Shire rebuffs $63 bn Takeda bid: Sources

Apr 19 2018

Shire has rejected a third takeover bid worth nearly $63 billion from Takeda Pharmaceutical, while sources said Allergan was also in competing negotiations.

Air France unions to continue strikes into May despite pay offer

Apr 19 2018

Air France unions said they would continue strike action into May, in a dispute over pay that has already cost the French carrier hundreds of millions of euros.

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