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Japan, U.S. lead survey's corporate climate change action 'A List'

BT <BT,K>, Danone , Microsoft and Sony are among 178 companies with top marks in the latest global ranking of transparency and action on climate change.



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China repeats call on Canada to release Huawei CFO Meng

China repeated its call on Monday for Canada to release detained Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou as soon as possible, ahead of the executive's first extradition hearing later in the day.



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BBC Director General Hall to step down this year

Tony Hall will step down as the director general of the BBC in the summer to make way for a new person who will negotiate its future with the government, he said on Monday.



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Oil rises as Libyan oilfields shut down

Oil prices rose to their highest in more than week on Monday after two large crude production bases in Libya began shutting down amid a military blockade, risking reducing crude flows from the OPEC member to a trickle.



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Capitalism seen doing 'more harm than good' in global survey

A majority of people around the world believe capitalism in its current form is doing more harm than good, a survey found ahead of this week's Davos meeting of business and political leaders.



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Boeing customer Air Lease says 'damaged' MAX brand should be dropped

The executive chairman of aircraft leasing firm Air Lease , which has 150 of Boeing's grounded 737 MAX jet on order, on Monday called on the U.S. manufacturer to drop the "damaged" MAX brand to avoid it undermining the plane's value.



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Apple's Cook says global corporate tax system must be overhauled

Everyone knows that the global corporate tax system needs to be overhauled, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Monday, backing changes to global rules that are currently under consideration.



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Key events in Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou's extradition case

Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, will appear in a Vancouver, Canada, courtroom on Monday for the first day of her extradition trial, a process expected to take months - possibly years - to decide whether she can be extradited from Canada to the United States.



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BBC's Hall to step down ahead of crunch funding talks with Britain

The BBC's most powerful man will step down in six months to allow a new person to lead negotiations with Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government over a new financing model for the publicly funded broadcaster.



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Meng Wanzhou's freedom on trial as China-U.S. clash plays out in Canada court

Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will be in a Vancouver courtroom on Monday for the first day of her extradition trial, a process expected to take months - possibly years - to decide whether she can be extradited from Canada to the United States.



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Markets regulators struggling to keep up with technology: SEC's Jackson

The rapid growth of digital assets and computer-driven investment advice has become a key challenge for regulators in trying to keep up with technological advances while seeking to protect investors, a U.S. markets regulator said on Monday.



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BBC's Hall to step down ahead of crunch funding talks with British government

The BBC's most powerful man will step down in six months to allow a new person to lead negotiations with Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government over a financing model for the publicly funded broadcaster.



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Global FDI dips, hit by Hong Kong divestment, Brexit: U.N.

Global direct foreign investment (FDI) dipped slightly around the world last year, hit by massive divestment in Hong Kong and a drop in flows into Britain due to Brexit uncertainty, the United Nations said on Monday.



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IMF cuts global growth forecasts as India falters, says bottom may be near

The International Monetary Fund on Monday trimmed back its 2020 global growth forecasts due to sharper-than-expected slowdowns in India and other emerging markets but said a U.S.-China trade deal was another sign that trade and manufacturing activity may soon bottom out.



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Global stocks stay near record highs; focus turns to central banks, earnings

World stocks traded just below record highs on Monday, pausing ahead of this week's central bank meetings, economic data and earnings, while oil prices rose to their highest in over a week after blockades began shutting down two Libyan oilfields.



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