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Hilton says tax cut would finance share buybacks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc would use the windfall from a lower U.S. corporate tax rate to finance share buybacks from investors, company executives said, highlighting how corporate savings would be spent under the Republican tax plan.

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BP begins share buybacks as years of austerity pay off

(Reuters) - BP Plc said on Wednesday it would begin a share buyback program, making it the first major European energy company to resume buybacks since the 2014 price slump in a sign years of austerity have paid off.

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BRIEF-Honda says changes dividend policy to aim for shareholder returns of 30 percent with dividend alone

* changes dividend policy to aim for shareholder returns of 30 percent with dividend alone, versus previous policy of combining dividend and share buybacks Further company coverage:

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Bank of America will continue share buybacks, CEO says

(Reuters) - Bank of America Corp will continue to favor share buybacks over a dividend increase to avoid putting itself in a position where it may have to reduce the dividend in the future, Chief Executive Brian Moynihan said at a conference in London on Wednesday.

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UPDATE 1-Bank of America will continue share buybacks, CEO says

Sept 27 (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp will continue to favor share buybacks over a dividend increase to avoid putting itself in a position where it may have to reduce the dividend in the future, Chief Executive Brian Moynihan said at a conference in London on Wednesday.

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BRIEF-T-Mobile executive says looking at stock buybacks as a unique opportunity

* T-Mobile executive says looking at stock buybacks as a unique opportunity - Goldman Sachs conf Further company coverage:

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Japan's ANA to raise $1.3 bln in euro-yen convertible bonds

TOKYO, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Japanese airline ANA Holdings said on Thursday it is raising 140 billion yen ($1.3 billion) in euro-yen convertible bonds to fund fleet upgrades and share buybacks.

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BRIEF-American International Group CEO says will not provide guidance on buybacks

* AIG CEO says will not provide guidance on buybacks - Conf Call

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UPDATE 1-Abercrombie & Fitch investor calls for buybacks after failed sale

July 18 (Reuters) - An investor in Abercrombie & Fitch Co on Tuesday called on the U.S. teen apparel retailer to buy back its shares, following the company's failed attempt to sell itself.

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Abercrombie investor calls for buybacks after failed sale attempt

(Reuters) - An investor in Abercrombie & Fitch Co on Tuesday called on the U.S. teen apparel retailer to buy back its stock, following the company's failed attempt to sell itself.

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Ryanair's CEO says Brexit may lead to more share buybacks

BRUSSELS, July 11 (Reuters) - Ryanair could speed up share buybacks to comply with European Union ownership laws as a result of Britain leaving the EU, the Irish carrier's chief executive said on Tuesday.

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Fed gives green signal to capital plans of large U.S. banks

June 28 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday approved capital plans of large U.S. banks, giving them a green light to use extra capital for share buybacks and dividends.

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Fed gives big U.S. banks a green light for buyback, dividend plans

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve has approved plans from the 34 largest U.S. banks to use extra capital for stock buybacks, dividends and other purposes beyond a cushion against possible catastrophe.

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UPDATE 2-AIG CEO may reduce buybacks, focus on acquisitions

June 28 (Reuters) - American International Group Inc's new chief executive Brian Duperreault said on Wednesday the company would likely slow the pace of share buybacks and instead spend on acquisitions.

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U.S. bank investors hope Fed stress test results lead to big payouts

(Reuters) - Investors are hoping the Federal Reserve will allow big U.S. banks to put an estimated $150 billion in idle capital toward stock buybacks, dividends and profit-boosting investments in the coming weeks after conducting a regular examination of financial strength.

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America Movil plans up to 3 bln pesos in share buybacks

MEXICO CITY, March 28 (Reuters) - Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil said on Tuesday it plans to ask shareholders at an April 5 meeting to approve up to 3 billion pesos ($158 million) in share buybacks between April 2017 and April 2018.

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BRIEF-Honeywell incoming CEO says can deploy co's cash to buybacks or M&A if there is tax regime change - Investor conf

* Incoming CEO Darius Adamczyk says can deploy co's cash to buybacks or M&A if there is a tax regime change

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VW has spent $2.9 billion on U.S. buybacks: court document

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG has paid $2.9 billion to repurchase nearly 138,000 U.S. diesel vehicles through Feb. 18 in the wake of its emissions scandal, a court document made public on Tuesday shows.

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Buffett scorns tricky Wall Street accounting, but defends buybacks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Saturday attacked what he saw as tricks used by U.S. companies to boost earnings and stock prices, but he defended one oft-criticized practice: share buybacks.

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HIGHLIGHTS-Buffett on immigration, stock buybacks and Jack Bogle

NEW YORK, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Highlights from billionaire Warren Buffett's annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders on Saturday: ON IMMIGRATION "One word sums up our country's achievements: miraculous. From a standing start 240 years ago - a span of time less than triple my days on earth - Americans have combined human ingenuity, a market system, a tide of talented and ambitious immigrants, and the rule of law to deliver abundance beyond any dreams of our forefathers. You need not b

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SAP eyes share buybacks while ruling out new mega-deals

WALLDORF, Jan 24 (Reuters) - SAP will consider initiating share buybacks but plans to keep a lid on big acquisition deals, its chief executive said on Tuesday, saying that the German software company...

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Fitch: US Corporate Share Buybacks Ongoing Risk for Bondholders

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: U.S. Corporate Share Buybacks an Ongoing Risk for Bondholders https://www.fitchratings.com/site/re/893120 CHICAGO/NEW YORK, January 19 (Fitch) Share buybacks continue to be a risk for bondholders of US companies, according to Fitch Ratings. Stock buybacks will continue to act as a constraining factor on credit quality and may cause ratings or outlook downgrades in some cases, though most will be done i

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Canada announces pilot program for cash management bond buybacks

TORONTO, Jan 5 (Reuters) - The Bank of Canada and Canada's Department of Finance announced on Thursday a pilot program for their cash management bond buybacks that the central bank says will increase...

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VW will fix, buy back more polluting U.S. diesel vehicles

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG has reached an agreement for a mix of buybacks and fixes for about 80,000 polluting 3.0-liter diesel VW, Porsche and Audi vehicles, a U.S. federal judge said on Tuesday, as the German automaker took another step to put a diesel emissions cheating scandal behind it.

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UPDATE 1-VW will fix, buy back more polluting U.S. diesel vehicles

WASHINGTON, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG has reached an agreement for a mix of buybacks and fixes for about 80,000 polluting 3.0-liter diesel VW, Porsche and Audi vehicles, a U.S. federal judge said on Tuesday, as the German automaker took another step to put a diesel emissions cheating scandal behind it.

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Volkswagen reaches agreement to fix, buyback U.S. diesels

WASHINGTON, Dec 20 (Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge said on Tuesday Volkswagen AG has reached an agreement for a mix of buybacks and fixes for about 80,000 polluting 3.0-liter diesel VW, Porsche and Audi vehicles as the German automaker works to put a diesel emissions cheating scandal behind it.

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UPDATE 1-JetBlue to double share buyback as checked bag fees boost revenue

NEW YORK, Dec 13 (Reuters) - JetBlue Airways Corp on Tuesday said it was earning more from checked bag fees and higher-priced fares than expected and plans to double the money it will return to shareholders via stock buybacks.

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JetBlue to double share buyback as checked bag fees boost revenue

NEW YORK, Dec 13 (Reuters) - JetBlue Airways Corp on Tuesday said it was earning more from checked bag fees and higher-priced fares than expected and plans to double the money it will return to shareholders via stock buybacks.

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Hedge fund TCI says expects large Charter Communications share buybacks

LONDON, Dec 8 (Reuters) - The founder of hedge fund TCI said on Thursday he expected U.S. firm Charter Communications to carry out large share buybacks and could eventually receive a takeover bid from Verizon.

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UPDATE 2-Earnings drop at Trafigura on weak commodities, asset writedowns

* Share buybacks edge down to $719 mln (Adds details, figures)

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UPDATE 1-LafargeHolcim to increase payouts, cuts earnings goal

ZURICH, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Building materials giant LafargeHolcim cut its mid-term profit outlook on Friday but sweetened the pill by saying it planned an improved payout for shareholders as well as 1 billion Swiss francs ($991 million) worth of share buybacks.

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VW reaches agreement on fixes, buybacks for 80,000 polluting U.S. diesels

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG has reached an agreement with U.S. regulators for a mix of buybacks and fixes for 80,000 polluting Audi, Porsche and VW 3.0-liter vehicles, two sources briefed on the matter said Tuesday.

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UPDATE 1-VW reaches agreement on fixes, buybacks for 80,000 polluting U.S. diesels

WASHINGTON, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG has reached an agreement with U.S. regulators for a mix of buybacks and fixes for 80,000 polluting Audi, Porsche and VW 3.0-liter vehicles, two sources briefed on the matter said Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Allianz CFO: Unused M&A budget could go toward share buybacks

* Says is confident of living up to promise of stopping outflows at Pimco by year-end

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BRIEF-Kellogg CFO on conf call- curbing share buybacks in Q4 to fund Parati stake acquisition in Brazil

* Presentation slides - expects 2018 adjusted net sales in n. America and europe to remain flat at constant currency

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Where Mountains of Halloween Candy Go, the Morning After

In buybacks and donation campaigns, dentists, schools and support-the-troops organizations collect actual tons of surplus candy each year.

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Samsung Elec considering buying back more shares

SEOUL, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday it is considering another round of share buybacks, without commenting on specifics including the amount of money to be returned to shareholders.

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UPDATE 1-Domino's delivers growth as restaurant industry struggles

Oct 18 (Reuters) - Domino's Pizza Inc on Tuesday said share buybacks and a greater flow of customers helped deliver a large quarterly profit jump, despite intense competition that is pressuring its leading rivals.

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Nikkei falls before Yellen's speech, but firms with share buybacks shine

TOKYO, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks fell to three-week lows on Friday, hit by a fall on Wall Street and as investors stayed cautious before a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, but companies announcing share buybacks attracted buying.

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Nikkei falls on weak Wall Street, but firms in share buybacks shine

TOKYO, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks fell on Friday morning in line with a dip on Wall Street and as investors stayed cautious before a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, but companies announcing share buybacks attracted buying.

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US stock buybacks at lowest level in years: report

NEW YORK, Aug 16 (IFR) - US companies have reduced stock buybacks to the lowest level in four years, according to a new report on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 4-Manulife mulls buybacks after disappointing quarter

* Shares down 5.4 percent (Recasts, adds CEO comments from conference call)

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BlackRock's voting record clashes with CEO's tough talk on buybacks

BOSTON (Reuters) - When Adam Kanzer wanted to stop the board of 3M Co from including the lucrative impact of share buybacks in their chief executive's pay, he quoted Laurence Fink.

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BlackRock stock buybacks continue though CEO warned against repurchases

NEW YORK, July 14 (Reuters) - The world's largest asset manager BlackRock Inc has been buying roughly $275 million of its shares every quarter, a practice chief executive Larry Fink said could continue even though he has previously warned about the downside of share repurchases.

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RPT-Polish firms plan share buybacks, fear govt raid on pension funds

WARSAW, July 2 (Reuters) - A growing number of Polish firms are preparing share buybacks because they fear the government plans to plunder stocks from privately run pension funds to plug holes in the state budget, company chiefs and fund managers say.

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Polish firms plan share buybacks, fear govt raid on pension funds

WARSAW, July 2 (Reuters) - A growing number of Polish firms are preparing share buybacks because they fear the government plans to plunder stocks from privately run pension funds to plug holes in the state budget, company chiefs and fund managers say.

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BRIEF-Ryanair seeks investor approval to consider further share buybacks

* Ryanair to hold EGM on Wed 27 July board seeks approval to consider further share buybacks

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UPDATE 3-VW's diesel settlement will fund range of clean air efforts

WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) - German automaker Volkswagen AG will pay more than $15.3 billion to settle charges that it cheated on U.S. diesel emissions tests, an agreement that will fund buybacks for consumers and provide up to $4.7 billion that could benefit makers of cleaner technologies.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. files VW settlement, details buybacks

WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) - German automaker Volkswagen AG has agreed to pay more than $15.3 billion in a settlement with U.S. regulators over pollution caused by its diesel vehicles, according...

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UPDATE 1-U.S. files VW settlement, details buybacks

WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG has agreed to a settlement worth more than $15.3 billion, according to a court document filed on Tuesday and a source briefed on the matter.

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VOLKSWAGEN EXPECTS TO BEGIN U.S. BUYBACKS IN OCTOBER -COURT FILING

VOLKSWAGEN EXPECTS TO BEGIN U.S. BUYBACKS IN OCTOBER -COURT FILING

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U.S. files VW settlement, details buybacks

WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG has agreed to a settlement worth more than $15.3 billion, according to a court document filed Tuesday and a source briefed on the matter.

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U.S. companies slowing stock buybacks - TrimTabs

NEW YORK, June 27 (Reuters) - Corporate America is curbing its appetite for its own stock, a potentially foreboding sign for the stock market, according to TrimTabs Investment Research on Monday.

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Samsung SDS says decided against share buybacks, interim dividend

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean software services firm Samsung SDS Co Ltd said on Tuesday it decided against buying back its own shares or paying an interim dividend after considering requests from some shareholders.

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BRIEF-Profile Systems And Software approves share buybacks for up to 1.0 million shares

* Share buyback to be completed within 24 months and price range between 0.3 euros ($0.3379)and 4.0 euros per share Further company coverage: ($1 = 0.8879 euros) (Gdynia Newsroom)

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UPDATE 1-Egypt's EFG-Hermes to distribute $121.6 mln from Credit Libanais sale to shareholders

CAIRO, June 12 (Reuters) - Egypt's EFG-Hermes said on Sunday it planned to distribute 1.08 billion Egyptian pounds ($121.62 million) from the sale of a 40-percent stake in Credit Libanais to its shareholders in the form of cash and share buybacks.

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Egypt's EFG-Hermes to distribute $121.6 mln from Credit Libanais sale to shareholders

CAIRO, June 12 (Reuters) - Egypt's EFG-Hermes said on Sunday it planned to distribute 1.08 billion Egyptian pounds($121.62 million) from the sale of a 40-percent stake in Credit Libanais to its shareholders in the form of cash and share buybacks.

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BRIEF-Deere sees other priorities before share buybacks -CFO

May 20 (Reuters) - Deere & Co Chief Financial Officer Raj Kalathur says:

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HK Exchange says 15 firms buy back shares

HONG KONG, May 17 (Reuters) - The Hong Kong stock exchange said on Tuesday 15 companies had repurchased their ordinary shares in the market. The following is a table regarding share buybacks: Company name Date of No. of Highest Lowest (Stock code) Repurchase Securities Price per Price per Repurchased share share ASIA FINANCIAL 16/05/2016 1,168,000 HK$4.2 HK$4.15

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UPDATE 5-Allergan profit beats estimates, share buybacks planned

* Shares up 2.9 pct at $220.00 (Adds Breakingviews link, updates share price)

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HK Exchange says 13 firms buy back shares

HONG KONG, May 10 (Reuters) - The Hong Kong stock exchange said on Tuesday 13 companies had repurchased their ordinary shares in the market. The following is a table regarding share buybacks: Company Name Stock Code Date of No. of Highest price Lowest price Repurchased Securities per share per share Repurchased --- ---

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HK Exchange says 18 firms buy back shares

HONG KONG, May 9 (Reuters) - The Hong Kong stock exchange said on Monday 18 companies had repurchased their ordinary shares in the market. The following is a table regarding share buybacks: Company Name Stock Code Date of No. of Highest price Lowest price Repurchased Securities per share per share Repurchased --- ---

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CORRECTED-Big banks should curb dividends, share buybacks - BIS

LONDON, April 27 (Reuters) - The amount of cash big banks have used to fund share buybacks and dividend payouts since 2007 has topped $1.7 trillion, a huge figure that could be better used to strengthen their capital or lend, the Bank for International Settlements said on Wednesday.

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HK Exchange says 12 firms buy back shares

HONG KONG, April 27 (Reuters) - The Hong Kong stock exchange said on Wednesday 12 companies had repurchased their ordinary shares in the market. The following is a table regarding share buybacks: Company Name Stock Code Date of No. of Highest Lowest price Repurchased Securities price per per share Repurchased share --- --- ---

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CP Rail CEO says company to put cash toward dividends, buybacks

TORONTO, April 20 (Reuters) - Canadian Pacific Railway Chief Executive Hunter Harrison said on Wednesday that Canada's No. 2 railroad would pay out dividends and put its money toward share buybacks...

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REFILE-HK Exchange says 10 firms buy back shares

(Fixes formatting) HONG KONG, April 12 (Reuters) - The Hong Kong stock exchange said on Tuesday 10 companies had repurchased their ordinary shares in the market. The following is a table regarding share buybacks: Company Name Stock Code Date of No. of Highest Lowest Repurchase Securities Price per Price per Repurchased share share -------

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REFILE-HK Exchange says 11 firms buy back shares

HONG KONG, April 11 (Reuters) - The Hong Kong stock exchange said on Monday 11 companies had repurchased their ordinary shares in the market. The following is a table regarding share buybacks: Company Name Date of No. of Highest Lowest Repurchase Securities Price Price Repurchased per per share share ALLIED PPT (HK) 8/04/2016 500,000 HK$1.5 N/A

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Japanese firms hang loose on cash for investors, tight on wages

* Japanese companies announced $9.3 bln in buybacks in February

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UPDATE 1-VW confident may reach deal with U.S. on technical fix -CEO

GENEVA, Feb 29 (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG is confident it may reach an agreement with U.S. regulators on a technical fix for diesel cars, vehicle buybacks and fines, Chief Executive Matthias Mueller...

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Expect more share buybacks at Goldman, Morgan Stanley: JP Morgan

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Morgan Stanley are expected to buy back about 15 percent of their outstanding shares over the next three years, analysts at JP Morgan Securities said, citing...

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UPDATE 1-Exxon, tops in stock buybacks, now saving its cash

Feb 2 (Reuters) - Few phenomena in the stock market are more predictable than oil major Exxon Mobil Corp's massive share buyback program. Until now.

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Exxon, top in stock buybacks, now saving its cash

(Reuters) - Few phenomena in the stock market are more predictable than oil major Exxon Mobil Corp's massive share buyback program. Until now.

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Exxon, tops in stock buybacks, now saving its cash

Feb 2 (Reuters) - Few phenomena in the stock market are more predictable than oil major Exxon Mobil Corp's massive share buyback program. Until now.

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BRIEF-Potash Corp not planning to close more potash mines

* Potash Corp of Saskatchewan CEO says 2016 dividend payout doesn't limit flexibility for buybacks, acquisitions

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Raytheon to continue share buybacks at robust 2015 levels - CEO

WASHINGTON, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Raytheon Co plans to continue share buybacks at the robust levels seen in 2015, Chief Executive Tom Kennedy told analysts on Thursday.

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UPDATE 3-Samsung Elec warns of difficult 2016 as smartphone troubles spread

* Firm announces second round of share buybacks (Adds graphic)

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UPDATE 2-Samsung Elec warns of difficult 2016 as smartphone troubles spread

* Firm announces second round of share buybacks (Updates with comments from Samsung)

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UPDATE 1-Samsung Elec warns of difficult 2016 as smartphone market peaks

* Firm announces second round of share buybacks (Recasts with outlook comments from Samsung)

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UPDATE 2-GM raises 2016 profit outlook, boosting share buybacks, dividend

DETROIT, Jan 13 (Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Wednesday it will return more cash to shareholders by raising its stock buyback program by 80 percent to $9 billion and increasing its dividend, sending shares up 4.6 percent in premarket trading.

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GM raises 2016 profit outlook, boosting share buybacks, dividend

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Wednesday it will return cash to shareholders by raising its stock buyback program by 80 percent to $9 billion and increasing its dividend by 6 percent, sending shares up 4.3 percent in premarket trading.

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UPDATE 1-GM raises 2016 profit outlook, boosting share buybacks, dividend

DETROIT, Jan 13 (Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Wednesday it will return cash to shareholders by raising its stock buyback program by 80 percent to $9 billion and increasing its dividend by 6...

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Dominion Diamond investors urge it use cash for buybacks

Dec 30 (Reuters) - Dominion Diamond Corp, a Canadian miner targeted by activist investors unhappy with its management, should use its cash to buy back stock, two shareholders with significant stakes said on Wednesday.

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Pentagon: R&D push could spur investment,slow buybacks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military's plans to spend up to $15 billion over the next five years on funding research should help encourage U.S. weapons makers to spend more on internal research instead of share buybacks, the Pentagon's chief arms buyer said.

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Money-go-round fuels buybacks, leaves workers sidelined

WATERLOO, Iowa (Reuters) - Matt Happel and Pam Egli are first cousins, part of a sprawling family so big it rents a church hall for Christmas parties.

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CORRECTED-SPECIAL REPORT-Money-go-round fuels buybacks, leaves workers sidelined

WATERLOO, Iowa, Dec 23 (Reuters) - Matt Happel and Pam Egli are first cousins, part of a sprawling family so big it rents a church hall for Christmas parties.

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Special Report: Money-go-round fuels buybacks, leaves workers sidelined

WATERLOO, Iowa (Reuters) - Matt Happel and Pam Egli are first cousins, part of a sprawling family so big it rents a church hall for Christmas parties.

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SPECIAL REPORT-Money-go-round fuels buybacks, leaves workers sidelined

WATERLOO, Iowa, Dec 23 (Reuters) - Matt Happel and Pam Egli are first cousins, part of a sprawling family so big it rents a church hall for Christmas parties.

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After record year, buyers can be choosers

NEW YORK, Dec 11 (IFR) - US corporates leveraging up to finance M&A and share buybacks face a much pickier investor base next year that is likely to demand higher yields on riskier debt - and may...

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Special Report: Buybacks enrich the bosses even when business sags

NEW YORK(Reuters) - When health insurer Humana Inc reported worse-than-expected quarterly earnings in late 2014 – including a 21 percent drop in net income – it softened the blow by immediately telling investors it would make a $500 million share repurchase.

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SPECIAL REPORT-Buybacks enrich the bosses even when business sags

NEW YORK, Dec 10(Reuters) - When health insurer Humana Inc reported worse-than-expected quarterly earnings in late 2014 - including a 21 percent drop in net income - it softened the blow by...

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Passport Capital's Burbank likes CF Industries for buybacks

LONDON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - The boss of $4 billion U.S. hedge fund Passport Capital said on Thursday he had bought into U.S. agro-chemicals firm CF Industries as he thought it was undervalued and was likely to launch a $3.5 billion share buy back in 2016.

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Munich Re CFO sees rising dividend, continued share buybacks

FRANKFURT, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Munich Re sees a slightly rising dividend and continued share buybacks ahead, its chief financial officer said in a presentation on Monday on new EU risk capital rules known as Solvency II.

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BRIEF-Pfizer ceo says deal would give company "unemcumbered access to the full value of (pfizer) balance sheet"

* Says will be able to enhance share buybacks "going forward"

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Highlights Day 4: Benefits of mergers, art market 'frothy'

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ed Yardeni of Yardeni Research said on Thursday he was bullish on U.S. shares given the prevalence of merger activity and share buybacks, while Margaret Patel of Wells Capital Management said real estate looked fully-priced and art looked "frothy."

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Senators urge VW to expand diesel compensation, agree to buybacks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. senators urged Volkswagen AG on Thursday to agree to buy back vehicles and offer compensation to drivers of all diesel vehicles that government regulators have charged have "defeat devices" to rig emissions standards.

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REFILE-US senators urge VW to expand diesel compensation, agree to buybacks

WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Two U.S. senators urged Volkswagen AG on Thursday to agree to buy back vehicles and offer compensation to drivers of all diesel vehicles that government regulators have charged have "defeat devices" to rig emissions standards.

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US senators urge VW to expand diesel compensation, agree to buybacks

WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Two U.S. senators urged Volkswagen AG on Thursday to agree to buy back vehicles and offer compensation to drivers of all diesel vehicles that government regulators have...

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UPDATE 1-Hungarian central bank expects FX reserves to fall by end of 2017

* Conversion of FX loans, lower FX bond issuance, buybacks help

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HP Inc shares could rise into 'high teens' next year -Barron's

NEW YORK, Nov 8 (Reuters) - HP Inc shares could rise into the 'high teens' next year if the company can maintain profitability in its printer and computer business and return money to shareholders via dividends and buybacks, according to a report in Barron's on Sunday.

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Corning to spend $20 billion on buybacks, dividend, M&A though 2019

(Reuters) - Corning Inc , the supplier of Gorilla Glass for iPhones, said it plans to spend about $20 billion through 2019, half on share buybacks and dividend and half on R&D and acquisitions.