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Trade uncertainty stops world stocks in tracks

World shares were steady on Friday as uncertainty ahead of a meeting on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping deterred traders from making bold directional bets.



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Former Nissan Chairman Ghosn cancels news conference in Tokyo: FCCJ official

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn on Friday canceled plans to hold his first press conference since his arrest after journalists were notified earlier in the day about a briefing at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan (FCCJ).



1 year ago

Deutsche lifted by Fed stress test pass in boost to Wall Street operation

Deutsche Bank's shares rose as much as 4.8% on Friday after Germany's biggest bank passed an annual health check by the U.S. Federal Reserve, in a boost to its Wall Street operations.



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Merlin to go private in $7.5 billion deal with Lego family and Blackstone

Madame Tussauds owner Merlin said on Friday it had agreed to be acquired by the investment vehicle of Lego's founding family and private equity firm Blackstone Group LP in a $7.5 billion deal.



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Tesla said single battery module caused car fire in Shanghai

Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc said on Friday that it has found no systematic flaws in its vehicles following the investigation of a vehicle that caught fire in Shanghai.



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Nissan ex-chief Ghosn cancels hastily arranged Tokyo press conference

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn abruptly canceled on Friday plans for what would have been his first press conference since his arrest in November after journalists had been notified about a briefing just two hours earlier.



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Trump says no tariff reprieve for China, expects productive talks with Xi

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he had not promised Chinese President Xi Jinping a reprieve from escalating tariffs in a trade war that is casting a shadow on global growth, but felt their talks planned for the next day would be productive.



1 year ago

France's Orange raises $616 million with sale of its BT stake

French telecom giant Orange said it had sold its remaining 2.5% stake in BT , raising net proceeds of 486 million pounds ($616 million) as the former state monopoly faces a battle for market share in France. .



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Oil prices hold near $67 per barrel ahead of G20 talks, OPEC

Oil prices held near $67 per barrel on Friday ahead of talks over the trade dispute between the U.S. and Chinese presidents over the weekend and on production cuts from OPEC on Monday.



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Tesla says single battery module caused car fire in Shanghai, has changed vehicle settings

Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc said on Friday a single battery module caused a car to catch fire in Shanghai and it had revised its vehicle settings to further protect its batteries following an investigation into the incident.



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Trump prepares for 'productive' talks with Xi on trade war

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he hoped for productive talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on a trade war that is casting a shadow on global growth, but said he had not made any promises about a reprieve from escalating tariffs.



1 year ago

Goldman upgrades Procter & Gamble, predicting a 'double-digit' return

Goldman Sachs said it was impressed with Procter & Gamble's stock over the last 52 weeks and expects investors to be rewarded going forward.

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Federal court to hear 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's appeal

Lawyers for former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli will urge a federal appeals court on Friday to overturn his criminal conviction for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded.



1 year ago

Markets brace for crucial G20 signals

Stocks eked out meager gains on Friday before a meeting on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, capping gains on the best first half for global equities since 1997.



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Merkel hopes for G20 progress on U.S.-China trade dispute

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she hoped the United States and China would make some progress toward defusing their trade dispute at the G20 meeting of leading economies in Japan.



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