News Trends, News Analysis, News Archive.



Related Articles

companyNews reuters.com

Logitech CEO Darrell upbeat about Q3 prospects

ZURICH, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Logitech Chief Executive Bracken Darrell said he felt confident about the company's third quarter - traditionally its biggest of the year - after the maker of peripherals for gaming consoles and PCs beat forecasts in its latest quarter.

companyNews reuters.com

Microsoft to drop lawsuit after US govt revises data request rules

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said it will drop a lawsuit against the U.S. government after the Department of Justice (DOJ) changed data request rules on alerting internet users about agencies accessing their information.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Aker BP in $2 billion deal to buy Norway unit of Hess

* Aker bp acquires Hess Norge for a cash consideration of USD 2.0 billion

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Hess sells oil and gas interests in Norway for $2 bln

* Hess sells interests in Norway; commences process to sell interests in Denmark

companyNews reuters.com

Monte dei Paschi shares to re-list on Oct. 25

MILAN, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Italy's Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena said on Tuesday its shares would resume trading on October 25 after the market regulator approved a document for their relisting.

companyNews reuters.com

Enterprise Holdings posts 6.5 pct rise in FY2017 revenue

DETROIT, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Enterprise Holdings Inc , owner of the largest U.S. rental car fleet, on Tuesday reported that its revenue for its fiscal 2017 year ending July 31 rose 6.5 percent to $22.3 billion.

companyNews reuters.com

INSIGHT-Amazon rivals turn to legal fine print to stem Whole Foods strategy

By Jeffrey Dastin SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Whole Foods Market met a new foe this summer during talks to lease a top retail space in a San Francisco mall: the Target next door. As City Center mall's largest tenant, Target Corp had a say over changes to the property. According to people familiar with the lease discussions, Target balked at sharing the mall with Whole Foods because it feared competition from the grocery chain's new owner, Amazon.com Inc . Ea

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Toshiba considering measures in case chip unit sale not completed by March

* Shareholders approve $18 billion chip unit sale to Bain group

companyNews reuters.com

Brazil congressional committees ready reforms helping small miners

BRASILIA, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Brazilian congressional committees are scheduled to vote on sweeping mining reforms on Tuesday, likely amending President Michel Temer's proposals to favor smaller miners before putting them to a broader vote.

companyNews reuters.com

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares hover near recent highs; NZ dollar slips

* NZ$ gives back gains on fears of tough stance on foreigners

companyNews reuters.com

METALS--Fresh buying lifts China copper as U.S. dollar weakens, inventories drop

SYDNEY, Oct 24 (Reuters) - A wave of fresh investment drove Chinese copper futures more than 2 percent higher on Tuesday.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-‍Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. approves Aixtron's sale of ALD/CVD memory product line

* ‍CFIUS approves sale of ALD/CVD memory product line / closing expected in 2017​

companyNews reuters.com

Nikkei edges up in choppy trade, on track for record 16-day winning streak

* U.S. monetary policy and Abe's economic policy will likely determine market direction - analyst

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-China's Sinochem says no plans to bid for stake in Chilean lithium producer SQM

* Sinochem says has had no intention to make bid for SQM stake

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-Brazilian phone carrier Oi suffers two setbacks in debt restructuring

SAO PAULO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Brazilian phone carrier Oi SA faced two setbacks from the government on Monday in its efforts to pull off the country's biggest-ever in-court debt restructuring.

companyNews reuters.com

China's Sinochem says has no plans to bid for stake in Chilean lithium producer SQM

BEIJING, Oct 24 (Reuters) - China's state-owned Sinochem Group on Tuesday appeared to deny media reports that it was bidding for a stake in Chilean lithium producer SQM being sold by Canada's PotashCorp.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Bankrupt Brazilian phone carrier Oi suffers two setbacks

SAO PAULO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Brazilian phone carrier Oi SA faced two setbacks from the government on Monday in its efforts to pull off the country's biggest-ever in-court debt restructuring.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Border wall prototypes a first small step on Trump campaign promise

San Diego, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Nine months after President Donald Trump took office, the first tangible signs of progress on one of the central promises of his campaign have appeared along the U.S. border with Mexico.

companyNews reuters.com

Plan to support coal, nuclear divides U.S. energy industry

WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - U.S. industries that rarely agree - gas drillers and renewable energy producers - urged a federal agency on Monday to dump a government directive to prop up ageing nuclear and coal plants, saying the electricity grid was already reliable.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Amazon says ‍​studio executive Joe Lewis has left the company

* Amazon says ‍​studio executive Joe Lewis has left the company Source

companyNews reuters.com

PRECIOUS-Gold recovers from 2-wk low on softer dollar

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Gold edged up on Tuesday, recovering from a more than two-week low hit in the previous session, on the back of a slightly weaker dollar. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,283.36 an ounce by 0043 GMT. It hit its lowest since Oct. 6 at $1,271.86 in the previous session. * U.S. gold futures for December delivery rose 0.3 percent to $1,284.80 per ounce. * The dollar index was down 0.1 percent at 93.788

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Logitech reports Q2 non-GAAP earnings per share $0.40

* Logitech International- outlook for FY 2018 is 10 to 12 percent sales growth in constant currency and $260 to $270 million in non-GAAP operating income​

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 3-U.S. sets antidumping duties on Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel

WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday set preliminary antidumping duties on imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia, after an initial finding that the products used as motor fuel were being sold at prices below market value in the United States.

companyNews reuters.com

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares hover near recent highs; China Congress eyed

SYDNEY, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Asian shares held within striking distance of recent decade highs on Tuesday even as Wall Street fell from record levels, while currencies kept to narrow ranges ahead of key economic events.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Pure Multi-Family Reit announces $59 mln property acquisition in Phoenix, Arizona

* Pure multi-family reit lp announces us$59.0 million property acquisition in phoenix, arizona Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Farmers Capital Bank says ‍approved quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per share​

* Farmers Capital Bank Corporation announces increase in common dividend

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Australia's Nufarm to buy European crop protection portfolio for $490 mln

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Agricultural chemicals maker Nufarm Ltd said it would buy a range of European crop protection product lines for $490 million to strengthen its position in Europe where it generates its highest crop protection margins.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Alexion Pharmaceuticals says U.S. FDA approves Soliris for treatment of patients with GMG

* FDA approves soliris® (eculizumab) for the treatment of patients with generalized myasthenia gravis (gmg) Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

Kobe Steel plant is under inspection by Japan ministry - Kyodo

TOKYO, Oct 24 (Reuters) - One of the Kobe Steel Ltd plants at the heart of a product data cheating scandal is being inspected by Japan's transport ministry, Kyodo News reported on Tuesday.

companyNews reuters.com

Australia's Nufarm to buy European crop protection products for $490 mln

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Agricultural chemicals maker Nufarm Ltd said it would buy a range of European crop protection products for $490 million to strengthen its position in Europe where it generates its highest crop protection margins.

companyNews reuters.com

U.S. lawmakers ask DOJ if terrorism law covers pipeline activists

WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - U.S. representatives from both parties asked the Department of Justice on Monday whether the domestic terrorism law would cover actions by protesters that shut oil pipelines last year, a move that could potentially increase political rhetoric against climate change activists.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Veritex Holdings Q3 earnings per share $0.25

* Veritex holdings, inc. Reports record third quarter financial results; strong organic loan growth continues through 2017

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Nufarm Ltd to acquire European product portfolio from Adama and Syngenta

* Agrees to acquire European product portfolio from Adama Agricultural Solutions​ and Syngenta AG for cash consideration of US$490 million

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Nufarm Finance (NZ) says acquisition of European product portfolio by Nufarm Ltd

* Parent Nufarm Ltd to buy portfolio of crop protection products from Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd & Syngenta AG for US$490 million​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

cnn.com

Puerto Rico wants Amazon's second headquarters

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Netflix prices $1.6 bln offering of senior notes

* Says ‍announced pricing of an offering of $1.6 billion aggregate principal amount of 4.875% senior notes due 2028​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

Facebook tests splitting its News Feed into two

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Monday it was testing the idea of dividing its News Feed in two, separating commercial posts from personal news in a move that could lead some businesses to increase advertising.

companyNews reuters.com

U.S. companies act on climate despite Trump - survey

OSLO, Oct 24 (Reuters) - U.S. companies are still among the most ambitious in setting targets to combat global warming despite President Donald Trump's plans to quit the 195-nation Paris climate agreement, a 2017 survey showed on Tuesday.

companyNews reuters.com

Oi creditors meeting put off again by bankruptcy judge

SAO PAULO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The judge overseeing phone carrier Oi SA's bankruptcy protection case has agreed again to postpone the creditors assembly that was originally scheduled for Monday until Friday Nov. 10, the company said in a securities filing.

companyNews reuters.com

Thousands of Bogota taxi drivers protest Uber, Cabify and higher costs

BOGOTA, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Thousands of taxi drivers in Colombia's capital Bogota began an indefinite strike on Monday to protest private transport services like Uber, snarling traffic for much of the day as drivers blocked roads and clashed with police.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Blackrock strategist says downgrading U.S. Credit to neutral

* Says "we are downgrading U.S. Credit to neutral given our outlook for less upside and more downside potential"

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Verizon to offer iPhone X for pre-order beginning Oct. 27​

* Verizon says will offer iPhone X for pre-order beginning October 27​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Capstead Mortgage ‍appoints Lance J. Phillips as CFO

* Capstead Mortgage Corp says ‍appointed Lance J. Phillips as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Conagra completes $250 mln acquisition of Angie's Artisan Treats

* Says ‍completed acquisition of Angie's Artisan Treats LLC from TPG Growth for $250 million​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Caesars Entertainment appoints Chris Holdren Chief Marketing Officer

* Caesars Entertainment appoints Chris Holdren Chief Marketing Officer Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Cotiviti appoints Chief Digital Officer

* Cotiviti appoints Chief Digital Officer Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Kroger names executive leadership team to support Restock Kroger Plan

* Kroger names executive leadership team to support Restock Kroger Plan Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

U.S. sets preliminary antidumping duties on Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel

WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday made a preliminary finding imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia were being dumped and set preliminary antidumping duties on the products.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Immune Design proposes public offering of common stock

* Immune Design announces proposed public offering of common stock

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Darleen Caron named executive vice president of LyondellBasell

* Darleen Caron named executive vice president and Chief Human Resources Officer of LyondellBasell Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Shoe Carnival to provide Thanksgiving day off for all store associates ​

* Company will provide Thanksgiving day off for all store associates and corporate employees​ Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Core Laboratories qtrly ‍revenue $166.2 mln vs $143.5 mln

* Core Laboratories NV qtrly ‍revenue $166.2 million versus $143.5 million

companyNews reuters.com

Hess Corp to sell its interests in offshore Equatorial Guinea

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Oil producer Hess Corp said on Monday it would sell its interests in offshore Equatorial Guinea to Kosmos Energy and Trident Energy for $650 million.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Robert Duggan reports 5.9 pct stake in Aurinia Pharmaceuticals - SEC filing‍​

* Robert Duggan reports 5.9 percent stake in Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc as on October 19, 2017 - SEC filing‍​

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Edward Painter dissolves share stake in Roka Bioscience

* Edward Painter, CEO of A2A Pharmaceuticals, dissolves share stake in Roka Bioscience Inc as of Oct 20 - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2ladEo7) Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Blue Apron appoints Lainie Cooney as chief human resources officer

* Blue Apron appoints Lainie Cooney as chief human resources officer Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-WSFS Financial reports Q3 core earnings per share $0.64

* WSFS reports 3Q 2017 EPS of $0.64 and ROA of 1.20 pct; net revenue improves 16 pct over 3Q 2016, driven by strong growth across loans, deposits, net interest margin and fee income; quarterly cash dividend increases 29 pct to $0.09 per share

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Riverview Financial reports Q3 earnings per share of $0.08

* Riverview financial corporation reports third quarter 2017 financial results

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Conn's Inc provides business update post Hurricane Harvey and third quarter guidance

* Conn's Inc provides business update post Hurricane Harvey and third quarter guidance

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Meridian Bioscience says FDA issued warning letter related to matters at Magellan Diagnostics subsidiary​

* Meridian Bioscience Inc - ‍announced that FDA has issued a warning letter related to matters at its Magellan Diagnostics subsidiary​

Relocation of Business nytimes.com

Amazon Counts Its Suitors: 238 Want to Be Home for 2nd Headquarters

The bidders came from 43 U.S. states, as well as Canada and Mexico. Amazon says the project will create 50,000 jobs, and that the winner will be announced next year.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-HealthStream reports Q3 earnings $0.08/shr

* Q3 earnings per share view $0.05 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-ONEOK announces west Texas LPG system expansion into the Delaware basin

* ONEOK announces west Texas LPG system expansion into the Delaware basin Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Addus Homecare announces resignation of Simon Bachleda from board

* Addus Homecare announces resignation of Simon Bachleda from board of directors Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Whirlpool reports Q3 non-GAAP EPS of $3.83 from continuing operations

* Sees FY 2017 earnings per share $13.60 to $13.90 from continuing operations

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Hercules Capital closes its first investment grade bond offering of $150 mln of 4.625 pct notes due 2022

* Hercules Capital closes its first investment grade bond offering of $150.0 million of 4.625% notes due 2022 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Cisco to report product and service revenue in five categories​

* Cisco - ‍will report its product and service revenue in five categories​

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Anika announces forthcoming appointment of Thomas Finnerty as chief human resources officer

* Anika announces the forthcoming appointment of Thomas M. Finnerty as chief human resources officer Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Sun Communities reports 7.4 pct rise in Q3 revenue

* Sun Communities Inc - same community net operating income increased by 7.7 percent for quarter as compared to same period in 2016​

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Cardinal announces C$12m million bought deal

* Cardinal Resources - entered agreement with clarus securities pursuant to which underwriters agreed to purchase 18.5 million shares of co at c$0.65/share

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 3-Hedge fund Marcato sues Deckers over board election

BOSTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Marcato Capital Management sued Deckers Outdoor Corp on Monday to force the maker of UGG boots to hold its annual meeting and classify the hedge fund's board nominees so the company could avoid millions of dollars in financial penalties.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Under Armour says co-founder Kip Fulks taking sabbatical

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Under Armour Inc co-founder Kip Fulks is taking a sabbatical from the sportswear maker, the company told Reuters on Monday.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Albertsons makes Apple Pay available across all stores

* Says ‍announced that Apple Pay is now available in all banners and more than 2,300 stores nationwide​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Ansaldo STS says ‍in respect to Metro System Red Line contract, has requested refund of payments of about 35 million euros

* Ansaldo STS says ‍in respect to Metro System Red Line contract has requested refund of payments for an amount of about EUR 35 million​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-‍TSI Inc announces distribution agreement with Arconic​

* ‍TSI Incorporated announces a distribution agreement with Arconic Inc​

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 3-Transition to be agreed with Brexit trade deal - UK's PM May

* Khan, business groups say transition deal is urgent (Releads with May comments)

companyNews reuters.com

Canada's Stelco IPO to price between C$16 to C$18

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Canadian steel maker Stelco Holdings Inc expects its initial public offering to be priced between C$16 to C$18 per share, raising about C$200 million ($158 million) at the mid-point.

companyNews reuters.com

U.S. business borrowing for equipment falls 7 pct in Sept - ELFA

Oct 23 (Reuters) - U.S. companies' borrowing to spend on capital investment fell 7 percent in September from a year earlier, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) said.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Glowpoint announces registered direct offering of Series B convertible preferred stock

* Glowpoint announces registered direct offering of Series B convertible preferred stock

companyNews reuters.com

Under Armour may exit some categories, co-founder takes sabbatical - WSJ

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Under Armour Inc is mulling exit from its smaller sports categories to combat slowing industry sales and co-founder Kip Fulks is taking a sabbatical, Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.

companyNews reuters.com

Iphone X demand will be substantial, but not exceptional - survey

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Days before Apple Inc's much-awaited iPhone X opens for preorders, a survey by brokerage Bernstein showed that demand for the device will be substantial, but not exceptional, with about a quarter of the respondents planning to buy the phone.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Osi systems says CEO Deepak Chopra's 2017 total compensation was $7.1 mln

* Osi Systems Inc says CEO Deepak Chopra's 2017 total compensation was $7.1 million versus $6.9 million in 2016 – SEC filing‍​ Source text - (http://bit.ly/2yIYIlC) Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-FDA warns Meridian of violations for lead-testing devices

Oct 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it issued a warning letter to Meridian Bioscience Inc's unit for several federal law violations after inspecting its facility that makes lead-testing devices.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Hasbro signs agreement with Toys R Us on receivables

* Hasbro CEO- Q3 operating profit margin would have been about 100 basis points higher excluding incremental bad debt expense related to Toys R Us bankruptcy -conf call

companyNews reuters.com

GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall Street pares gains after GE tumbles, Treasury prices rise

* U.S. Treasury yields lower on the day (Updates with close of European markets, adds commentary)

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-Germany's coalition-seeking Greens and liberals find common ground on tax

BERLIN, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The two parties that are in talks to join German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in government inched closer together in one of the most bitterly contested policy areas on Monday, brightening prospects for a coalition.

companyNews reuters.com

US STOCKS-Wall St stalls as industrials lag

* Dow up 0.01 pct, S&P 500 down 0.12 pct, Nasdaq down 0.22 pct (Updates to mid-afternoon, changes byline)

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-Glass Lewis recommends ADP investors vote for Ackman's slate

BOSTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis recommended on Monday that Automatic Data Processing Inc shareholders vote for all three dissident directors proposed by activist investor Bill Ackman.

companyNews reuters.com

Warren seeks SEC probe of trading in shares of loan servicer Navient

WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Senator Elizabeth Warren wants the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate whether someone profited on inside information regarding the student loan servicer Navient Corp and its dealings with the federal government.

companyNews reuters.com

FDA warns Meridian of violations for lead-testing devices

Oct 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it issued a warning letter to Meridian Bioscience Inc's unit for several federal law violations after inspecting its facility that makes lead-testing devices.

companyNews reuters.com

Brazil's JBS unit does not know if it is on a list of firms using slave labor

SAO PAULO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The world's largest meatpacker JBS SA said on Monday it does not know if its unit JBS Aves Ltda is on a government list of employers that use slave labor in Brazil, after a local media outlet alleged the unit was included in the roster.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-U.S. jury finds ex-HSBC executive guilty of fraud in $3.5 bln currency trade

NEW YORK, Oct 23 (Reuters) - A U.S. jury on Monday found a former HSBC Holdings Plc executive guilty of defrauding Cairn Energy Plc in a $3.5 billion currency trade in 2011.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-Hedge fund Marcato sues Deckers over board election

BOSTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Marcato Capital Management sued Deckers Outdoor Corp on Monday to force the maker of Ugg boots to hold its annual meeting and classify the hedge fund's board nominees so the company could avoid millions of dollars in financial penalties.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Stingray initiates IPR proceedings against patent owned by Music Choice​

* Says patent trial, appeal board of USPTO has granted co's requests, initiated IPR proceedings against U.S. Patent owned by Music Choice​

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 4-Arconic taps veteran GE exec as CEO, Elliott pleased with choice

Oct 23 (Reuters) - U.S. specialty metals maker Arconic on Monday named a veteran of General Electric as its new chief executive, a move that pleased Arconic's biggest shareholder, which had been closely examining the hiring of a new leader at the company.

companyNews reuters.com

Tensions ease over Pratt engine supplies to Airbus -sources

PARIS, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Airbus is more confident in the ability of Pratt & Whitney to speed up delayed engine shipments, two people familiar with the matter said on Monday, in a sign that supply-chain gridlock affecting European aircraft deliveries may soon reach its peak.

companyNews reuters.com

Brazilian police say France's Casino bribed officials -reports

SAO PAULO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Brazilian federal police have sent a report to the country's top appeals court alleging that French retailer Casino Guichard Perrachon SA, owner of Brazilian retailer GPA, paid bribes to the wife of a government official to block a deal promoted by a major shareholder, Brazilian media reported on Monday.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 4-Insurer Hartford to buy Aetna's U.S. life, disability business for $1.45 bln

* Hartford suspends share buyback in 2017, 2018, shares fall (Adds Hartford president comments, presentation details, context)

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Alimera Sciences files for mixed shelf of up to $100 mln‍​

* Alimera Sciences Inc files for mixed shelf of up to $100 million – SEC filing ‍​ Source text - (http://bit.ly/2yCWftF) Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

US STOCKS-Losses in GE keep Wall St in check

* Indexes: Dow up 0.07 pct, S&P down 0.05 pct, Nasdaq off 0.14 pct (Updates to early afternoon)

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Freddie Mac sees 16 pct rise in October mortgage delinquencies in hurricane-affected areas

* Freddie Mac- expect damage from hurricanes to lead to growth in demand for housing in nearby areas not affected by hurricanes‍​

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-EAGLE BANCORP MONTANA Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.45

* EAGLE BANCORP MONTANA EARNS $1.7 MILLION, OR $0.45 PER DILUTED SHARE, IN THIRD QUARTER; DECLARES REGULAR QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.09 PER SHARE

companyNews reuters.com

Ex-HSBC executive found guilty of fraud in $3.5 bln currency trade

NEW YORK, Oct 23 (Reuters) - A U.S. jury on Monday found a former HSBC Holdings Plc executive guilty of defrauding Cairn Energy Plc in a $3.5 billion currency trade in 2011.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-‍Land & Buildings to proceed with calling special meeting of Hudson's Bay's shareholders

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC:

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-European stocks hold firm as banks, Spanish shares fall

* Spire soars after rejects Mediclinic offer (Adds details, updates prices at close)

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Shah Capital along with consortium withdraws proposal to buyout UTStarcom Holdings

* Shah Capital along with consortium withdraws proposal to buyout UTStarcom Holdings Corp - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2hZ9U49) Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 4-Toys'R'Us collapse to hit Hasbro holiday sales

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Hasbro Inc warned of holiday season fallout from the Toys'R'Us bankruptcy, issuing a weaker-than-expected forecast on Monday that sent the toy maker's shares down 10 percent.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulators approve fix for VW 3.0-liter diesel SUVs -letter

WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - U.S. and California regulators have approved a fix for about 38,000 Volkswagen AG 3.0-liter diesel sport utility vehicles with potential excess emissions, a decision that could save the automaker more than $1 billion, according to a letter reviewed by Reuters.

technologyNews reuters.com

Amazon receives 238 proposals for its second headquarters

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc has received 238 proposals from cities and regions across North America vying to host the company's second headquarters, it said on Monday.

companyNews reuters.com

Luxottica confirms 2017 guidance after hurricanes hit third quarter

* • LensCrafters' sales hurt by new commercial policy - CEO

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Amazon receives 238 proposals for its second headquarters

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc has received 238 proposals from cities and regions across North America vying to host the company's second headquarters, it said on Monday.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Amazon says customers in select areas to be able to order takeout using Amazon app

* Amazon.Com - Expanded Amazon Pay in-store program to restaurants with Clover POS stations located in the Northeastern United States and Seattle area‍​

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 3-Toys'R'Us collapse to hit Hasbro holiday sales

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Hasbro Inc warned of holiday season fallout from the Toys'R'Us bankruptcy, issuing a weaker-than-expected forecast, sending the toy maker's shares down as much as 9 percent.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 3-Cisco buys BroadSoft for $1.71 bln in software push

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc will buy software company BroadSoft Inc for $1.71 billion, it said on Monday, in a deal that boosts Cisco's collaboration tools and helps the company diversify its offerings away from switching and routing.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 3-Insurer Hartford to buy Aetna's US life and disability business

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Hartford Financial said on Monday it would buy health insurer Aetna Inc's U.S. group life and disability business for $1.45 billion cash in a move that will expand its insurance portfolio and spur its digital technology plans.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-BofA fortifies online banking with new security layer

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp will start using an additional layer of authentication for its online banking services, the Wall Street bank said on Monday, amid a wave of high-profile data breaches at several big U.S. companies.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Fahad Mohammad Saleh Al-Athel sells 13,049 shares of Trecora Resources common stock on Oct 20

* Fahad Mohammad Saleh Al-Athel reports open market sale of 13,049 shares of Trecora Resources common stock on Oct 20 at $12.34 per share - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2gwzf53) Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

U.S. regulators approve fix for VW 3.0-liter diesel SUVs -- letter

WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - U.S. and California regulators approved a fix for about 38,000 Volkswagen AG 3.0-liter diesel sport utility vehicles with potential excess emissions, a decision that could save the automaker more than $1 billion according to a letter reviewed by Reuters.

companyNews reuters.com

GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall Street opens at record highs, Treasury yields lower

* U.S. Treasury yields lower (Updates with U.S. trading, changes byline, dateline; previously London)

companyNews reuters.com

Hedge fund Marcato sues Deckers in Delaware over meeting date

BOSTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Marcato Capital Management on Monday sued Deckers Outdoor Corp. to force the maker of UGG boots to hold its annual meeting and approve the hedge fund's directors in order to avoid financial penalties of more than $100 million.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-‍Southeastern Asset Management reports 15 pct passive stake in Deltic Timber

* Southeastern Asset Management Inc​ reports 15 percent passive stake in Deltic Timber Corp as of Oct 20 - SEC filing Source text : (http://bit.ly/2yHZtK9) Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

Bank of America beefs up security for online banking

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp will start using an additional layer of authentication for online banking, the bank said on Monday, amid a wave of high-profile data breaches at several big U.S. companies.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-‍wells Fargo Asset Management says Dan Morris has joined firm as global head of portfolio solutions

* ‍Wells Fargo Asset Management says Dan Morris has joined firm as global head of portfolio solutions within multi- asset solutions team​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Bank of America to expand use of biometrics for online banking

* To begin implementing Intel Online Connect technology into online banking platform, to provide added security for online‍​ banking

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Amazon says received 238 proposals across North America for new headquarters

* Amazon.com Inc says received 238 proposals across North America for co's hQ2 Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-Cisco buys BroadSoft for $1.71 bln in software push

* Cisco seals well-flagged purchase of telecoms software player

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Smith & Nephew to buy Rotation Medical for up to $210 mln

LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Medical technology group Smith & Nephew, which some investors believe should streamline operations to make itself a more attractive takeover target, said on Monday it was buying a U.S. sports injury business for up to $210 million.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Halliburton CEO says expect co's U.S. Land results to moderate in Q4 - conf call‍​

* Halliburton CEO says "Improving oil price outlook provides runway for us to increase our portfolio pricing as we go forward" - conf call‍​

companyNews reuters.com

US STOCKS-Wall St at record levels after Abe's election win

* Indexes up: Dow 0.08 pct, S&P 0.04 pct, Nasdaq 0.07 pct (Updates to open)

companyNews reuters.com

Apple, Samsung face new iPhone damages trial - U.S. judge

Oct 23 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge has ordered a new trial to determine how much Samsung Electronics Co should pay Apple Inc for copying the look of the iPhone.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-CENTRAL FEDERAL CORPORATION Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.03

* CENTRAL FEDERAL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES 3RD QUARTER 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Dynatronics to be exclusive U.S. distributor for Zimmer Medizinsysteme's certain therapy equipment

* Dynatronics announces strategic alliance partnership with Zimmer Medizinsysteme

companyNews reuters.com

MIDEAST STOCKS-NCB, Mobily hit Saudi, Emaar still weighs on Dubai

DUBAI, Oct 23 (Reuters) - National Commercial Bank (NCB) and telecom stocks dragged down Saudi Arabia's main index on Monday while Emaar Properties weighed on Dubai's stock market for the second day in a row.

companyNews reuters.com

CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises with banks, energy stocks; Eldorado slumps

TORONTO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index made slight gains in early trade on Monday, with its biggest banks and heavyweight energy sector providing support while Eldorado Gold Corp fell sharply after lowering production guidance for a gold mine in Turkey.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Aqua Metals expects to have all 16 AquaRefining modules installed and commissioned by end of year​

* Aqua Metals Inc - ‍ expects to have all 16 AquaRefining modules installed and commissioned by end of year​

companyNews reuters.com

Lloyd's of London estimates net claims for Hurricane Maria of $900 mln

LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Lloyd's of London estimated net claims of $900 million for Hurricane Maria, which caused devastation in Puerto Rico last month, the specialist insurance market said on Monday.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-PEOPLES BANCORP OF NORTH CAROLINA INC Q3 2017 ‍SHR $0.58​

* PEOPLES BANCORP OF NORTH CAROLINA - ‍NET INTEREST INCOME WAS $10.0 MILLION FOR THREE MONTHS ENDED SEPT 30, 2017, VERSUS $9.2 MILLION IN 2016 Source text: (http://bit.ly/2gxk8rZ) Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens at record after Abe election win

Oct 23 (Reuters) - The three major Wall Street indexes opened at record highs on Monday as investors cheered the continuation of Abenomics following the Japanese ruling party's emphatic win in the weekend polls.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Guaranty Bancshares Inc reports Q3 earnings per share of $0.37

* Guaranty Bancshares Inc reports third quarter financial results

companyNews reuters.com

Germany promises maximum of 540 mln euros towards Israel sub buy

BERLIN, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Germany will make a contribution of up to 540 million euros to help finance Israel's purchase of three ThyssenKrupp submarines, or around a third of the estimated value of the deal, government spokesman Steffen Seibert said on Monday.

companyNews reuters.com

Glass Lewis recommends ADP investors vote for Ackman's slate

BOSTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis said on Monday that it recommends Automatic Data Processing shareholders vote for all three dissident directors, giving activist investor Bill Ackman a boost in a bitter proxy battle with the company.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Potlatch-if deal terminated‍​ on Co's board's recommendation, Deltic Timber get $66 mln termination fee

* Potlatch - if deal terminated‍​ due to change in recommendation by Co's board, Co to pay deltic timber $66 million termination fee - SEC filing

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Arconic names veteran GE exec Blankenship as CEO

Oct 23 (Reuters) - U.S. specialty metals maker Arconic Inc named former veteran General Electric Co executive Charles "Chip" Blankenship as its as chief executive, six months after its CEO resigned under pressure from an activist investor.

companyNews reuters.com

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal says Accor, Four Seasons will not merge

RIYADH, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal told CNBC on Monday he was not considering merging AccorHotels and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, in which his Kingdom Holding Co. investment company owns stakes.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Cisco to buy BroadSoft in $1.9 bln deal

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc will buy U.S. telecommunications software company BroadSoft Inc in a deal valued at $1.9 billion, as the world's largest networking gear producer shifts from its stagnating legacy business of switches and routers.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-STUBHUB BECOMES DESIGNATED NFL TICKET RESALE MARKETPLACE BEGINNING WITH 2018-2019 SEASON​

* CO BECOMES DESIGNATED NFL TICKET RESALE MARKETPLACE BEGINNING WITH 2018-2019 SEASON​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

Coca-Cola names new head of North America business

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co said the president of its North America business was retiring and would be replaced by James Dinkins, the head of its Minute Maid Business.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Arconic says Q3 earnings per share $0.22

* Q3 earnings per share view $0.27 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Potlatch board increases dividend 7%

* Sets dividend of $0.40per share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com)

businessNews reuters.com

T-Mobile quarterly profit tops estimates as subscribers grow

NEW YORK (Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc's quarterly profit topped Wall Street analyst estimates as the No. 3 U.S. wireless carrier raised the lower end of its expected range of customer additions for the year.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Freeman Fintech ‍updates on unit's listing on the NASDAQ

* ‍Update on a non-wholly-owned subsidiary Wins Finance Holdings Inc.​

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Halliburton qtrly ‍posts Q3 income from continuing operations of $0.42 per diluted share​

* Halliburton Co qtrly ‍income from continuing operations of $0.42 per diluted share​

companyNews reuters.com

Norway wealth fund watchdog reviewing investment in U.S. pipeline firm

OSLO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The ethics watchdog for Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund is reviewing allegations that U.S. pipeline operator Energy Transfer Partners may breach the fund's investment guidelines.

companyNews reuters.com

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal optimistic about Twitter investment -CNBC

RIYADH, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who owns investment firm Kingdom Holding, said in an interview with CNBC on Monday that he was optimistic about his investment in Twitter.

companyNews reuters.com

RPT-Big money stays away from booming bitcoin

* GRAPHIC-Cryptocurrencies: http://tmsnrt.rs/2gWgyLc?eikon=true

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Kimberly-Clark announces Q3 earnings per share $1.60

* Q3 earnings per share view $1.54 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Consol Mining announces private offering of $350 mln of senior secured second lien notes

* Consol Mining Corporation announces private offering of $350 million of senior secured second lien notes

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Evoke Pharma reports positive topline results from comparative exposure pharmacokinetic study for gimoti

* Evoke Pharma announces positive topline results from comparative exposure pharmacokinetic study for gimotiâ„¢

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Reata Pharmaceuticals says top-line data to be available in 2019 for omaveloxolone​

* Reata Pharmaceuticals Inc - ‍announces first patient enrolled in Part 2 of Moxie study of omaveloxolone for treatment of Friedreich's Ataxia​

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Pacwest Bancorp completes merger with CU Bancorp

* Pacwest Bancorp announces the completion of its merger with CU Bancorp Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Eqt to appoint two new directors upon closing of Rice acquisition

* EQT to appoint two new directors upon closing of Rice acquisition

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Hasbro reports Q3 earnings per share $2.09

* Hasbro reports revenue, net earnings and earnings per share growth for third quarter 2017

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Vical reports Q3 loss per share $0.27

* Vical reports third quarter 2017 financial and operational results

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-inTEST Corp CEO Robert Matthiessen to retire as President & CEO at end of 2017

* inTEST Corporation executive chairman, president & CEO Robert Matthiessen to retire as president & CEO at end of 2017

companyNews reuters.com

RPT-CORRECTED-INSIGHT-Damages for Grenfell fire victims may total just $5 mln - Reuters analysis

LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - The bill for compensating families of those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire in London may be as low as 4 million pounds ($5 million), according to several lawyers and a Reuters analysis of how damages laws apply in England.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Saudi Aramco CEO says listing on track for 2018 - CNBC

DUBAI, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco's initial public offering will take place in 2018 as planned and the listing venue will be revealed in due course, the company's chief executive said in a CNBC interview broadcast on Monday.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Red Lion Hotels Corp focuses on franchise growth through sales of entertainment and hotel ownership interests

* Red Lion Hotels Corp - Co "‍is encouraged by preliminary indications of interest it is receiving for all of hotels listed for sale​"

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-UK watchdog fines Merrill Lynch 34.5 mln pounds for reporting failure

LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Britain's financial watchdog has fined Bank of America's Merrill Lynch investment banking arm 34.5 million pounds ($45.5 million) for its third transaction reporting failure in just over a decade.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Sanchez energy announces Q3 operating results

* Sanchez Energy announces third quarter 2017 operating results; 43 percent annual growth drives record production results to the high end of guidance

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-United Therapeutics announces FDA approval of third generation nebulizer for the Tyvaso inhalation system

* United Therapeutics announces FDA approval of third generation nebulizer for the Tyvaso inhalation system

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Prometic enters LOI for $80 mln line of credit from Structured Alpha LP

* Prometic enters into binding letter of intent to secure usd $80 million (CAD $100 million) line of credit from Structured Alpha LP, an affiliate of Thomvest Asset Management Inc

companyNews reuters.com

Taiwan nudges up 2017 economic growth forecast to 2.15 pct

Taipei, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Taiwan's central bank edged up its economic growth forecast for 2017 to 2.15 percent from 2.11 percent, thanks to buoyant export orders which are underpinned by a global economic upswing and strong demand for electronics.

companyNews reuters.com

Britain's financial watchdog fines Merrill Lynch 34.5 mln pounds

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Britain's financial watchdog said it had fined Bank of America's Merrill Lynch 34.5 million pounds ($45.5 million) for failing to report 68.5 million exchange traded derivative transactions between February 2014 and 2016.

companyNews reuters.com

EMERGING MARKETS-Emerging FX feel dollar pinch, Turkish assets rattled

LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - A stronger dollar increased pressure on some emerging currencies on Monday with the Turkish lira and stocks suffering as the latest concerns over Ankara's relationship with Washington compounded the weaker global backdrop.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-‍UK'S FCA fines Merrill Lynch 34.5 mln pounds for failing to report transactions​

* FINES MERRILL LYNCH £34.5 MILLION FOR FAILING TO REPORT TRANSACTIONS

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-British masts group Arqiva broadcasts $2 bln IPO plan

* Owners pursue listing after private sale failed (Adds valuation detail)

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-European shares flat as banks weigh, Spain lags again

* Spire soars after rejects Mediclinic offer (Adds more stocks, quotes)

companyNews reuters.com

RPT-Russia's MTS to purchase Ericsson equipment for 400 mln euros

MOSCOW, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Russia's largest telecoms operator MTS said on Monday it would purchase equipment from Sweden's Ericsson for 400 million euros ($470.16 million) to modernise its network.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Cerveau Technologies signs agreement with AbbVie for Novel Tau imaging agent

* Cerveau Technologies Inc signs license and supply agreement with AbbVie for Novel Tau imaging agent

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Equatorial Guinea signs contract with Kosmos Energy for offshore blocks

CAPE TOWN, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Equatorial Guinea has signed three new production-sharing contracts with Kosmos Energy for offshore blocks, the first such contracts for Kosmos in the West African country, the ministry of mines and hydrocarbons said on Monday.

companyNews reuters.com

GLOBAL MARKETS-Victory for Abenomics lifts world stocks to new record

LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's convincing election victory lifted the Nikkei to its highest in 21 years and world stocks to an all-time high on Monday, despite an escalation of Spain's constitutional crisis that weighed on the country's banks.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Petra Diamonds revenue takes hit from Tanzania crackdown

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Petra Diamonds Ltd's first quarter revenue fell by 17 percent after the government of Tanzania last month seized a consignment of diamonds from its Williamson mine.

companyNews reuters.com

Equatorial Guinea signs contract with Kosmos Energy for offshore blocks

CAPE TOWN, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Equatorial Guinea has signed three new production sharing contracts with Kosmos Energy for offshore blocks, the first such contracts for Kosmos in the West African country, the ministry of mines and hydrocarbons said on Monday.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-UK's Pendragon warns on profit as new car demand falls

LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Shares in British car dealership Pendragon tumbled as much as 23 percent on Monday after it warned on full-year profit, blaming a fall in demand for new cars and a consequent price correction in the used car market.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-GSK wins U.S. shingles vaccine approval, UK nod for gene therapy

* "Bubble boy" gene therapy secures UK cost approval (Adds analyst, further details)

companyNews reuters.com

Engie seeks better offers for Australian coal-fired power plant -bidder

* China Resources Power, CTFE's Alinta submit new bids -Delta MD

companyNews reuters.com

Tellurian offers equity stake in Driftwood LNG project; claims lower costs

* Offering LNG to Japan at $2 per mmBtu cheaper than April offer

companyNews reuters.com

METALS-London copper steady, underpinned by China growth hopes

(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Oct 23 (Reuters) - London copper pared early gains but traded steady on Monday after Chinese authorities reaffirmed that the country's economy was on track to achieve the official growth target even as its housing market slows. China's new home prices registered another month of weak growth in September, with the biggest markets slipping and vast numbers of smaller cities cooling off as government measures to cool a

companyNews reuters.com

Firms not bluffing when they threaten to shift away from London- mayor

LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Companies are not bluffing when they threaten to move business from London due to uncertainty over Britain's departure from the European Union, mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday, adding a transition deal would allow them to make plans more securely.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Kordamentha Restructuring updates on Ten's acquisition by CBS Corp​

* On 18 Oct Foreign Investment Review Board says Commonwealth has no objection to acquisition of stake in Ten by CBS Corp​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

companyNews reuters.com

European shares open sideways, Spain underperforms again

LONDON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - European shares opened sideways on Monday, with Madrid's bourse underperforming its peers for another session as the ongoing crisis in Catalonia continued to take its toll.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-‍Equinix to launch direct access to Oracle Cloud infrastructure in 16 new markets​

* ‍Equinix to launch direct access to Oracle Cloud infrastructure in 16 additional markets​

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 3-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct 23

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is expected to open 2 points higher at 7,525.5 on Monday, according to financial spreadbetters, with futures up 0.06 percent ahead of the cash market open.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Formosa Petrochemical's unit FG LA LLC acquires land in the U.S. for $34.65 mln

* Says its unit FG LA LLC acquires land in Louisiana in U.S. for $34.65 million

companyNews reuters.com

Abe election win helps Nikkei set record 15th straight rise

* Yen weakens on Abe's ruling bloc victory in Sunday's election

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct 23

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is expected to open 2 points higher at 7,525.5 on Monday, according to financial spreadbetters, with futures up 0.06 percent ahead of the cash market open.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-Boeing, Mitsubishi Heavy in deal to cut costs of 787 wing production

* Pair to study technologies for future commercial aircraft (Adds details of deal, 777X plans)

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-WeSC signs licence agreement in North America

* WESC SIGNS NEW LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR WESC UNDERWEAR, SOCKS AND SLEEPWEAR IN NORTH AMERICA Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)

worldNews reuters.com

Philippines declares battle with Islamist rebels over in Marawi City

MARAWI CITY/CLARK, Philippines (Reuters) - The Philippines announced on Monday the end to five months of military operations in a southern city held by pro-Islamic State rebels, after a fierce and unfamiliar urban war that has marked the country's biggest security crisis in years.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-AstraZeneca and Merck submit application for breast cancer drug in Japan

* ‍ASTRAZENECA AND MSD RAPIDLY ADVANCE LYNPARZA IN JAPAN WITH A SECOND REGULATORY SUBMISSION​