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BRIEF-Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma completes full acquisition of Cynapsus Therapeutics via unit

Reuters Us Markets - 1 hour 10 min ago
* Says its US-based unit completes full acquisition of 100 percent stake of shares and entire warrants in Cynapsus Therapeutics Inc, on Oct. 21 (U.S.A. Eastern Standard Time), at about $635 million

Former British banker cites "diminished responsibility" over Hong Kong double murder charge

Reuters Us Markets - 1 hour 14 min ago
HONG KONG, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Former British banker Rurik Jutting, charged with the double murder of two Indonesian women found in his luxury high-rise Hong Kong apartment two years ago, pleaded not...

Hundreds in Los Angeles protest climate change, North Dakota pipeline

Reuters Us Markets - 1 hour 20 min ago
LOS ANGELES, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Hundreds of people gathered in Los Angeles on Sunday to protest against climate change and show support for activists demonstrating against the construction of an oil...

China Oceanwide to buy U.S. insurer Genworth for $2.7 bln in cash

Reuters Us Markets - 1 hour 23 min ago
HONG KONG, Oct 24 (Reuters) - China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co has agreed to buy U.S. insurer Genworth Financial Inc for $2.7 billion in cash, the latest in a series of moves by Chinese firms to...

Oil prices drop as Iraq says doesn't want to join OPEC cut

Top Reuters News - 1 hour 26 min ago
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell early on Monday as Iraq said it wanted to be exempt from any deal by producer cartel OPEC to cut production to prop up the market, and as U.S. drillers stepped up work.

AT&T acquisition of Time Warner may avoid FCC oversight

Reuters Us Markets - 1 hour 38 min ago
WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc may bypass a powerful telecommunications regulator by offloading a Time Warner broadcast station, analysts say, as the telcommunications giant braces for what...

Companies urged to use multiple vendors in wake of cyber attack

Reuters Us Markets - 1 hour 46 min ago
Oct 23 (Reuters) - Companies can reduce the risk from the type of cyber attack that took out major websites on Friday by using multiple vendors for the critical internet service known as a domain...

Obama turns focus on Senate races as he campaigns for Clinton

Reuters US Politics - 1 hour 48 min ago
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Sunday campaigned in the battleground state of Nevada for Hillary Clinton, the Democratic candidate he wants to succeed him in the White House - but he spent most of his time talking about the state's Senate race.

FOREX-Dollar index flirts with 8-month highs amid Fed hike bets

Reuters Us Markets - 2 hours 39 min ago
TOKYO, Oct 24 (Reuters) - The dollar was close to eight-month highs against a basket of currencies in Asian trade on Monday, buoyed by expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest...

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks subdued, dollar hovers near 9-month high

Reuters Us Markets - 2 hours 39 min ago
* MSCI Asia-Pacific index down 0.1 pct, Nikkei effectively flat

U.S. options market not very 'Trumped up' ahead of vote

Reuters US Politics - 3 hours 16 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Prospects that the presidential election will inject a hefty dose of volatility into U.S. stock markets are fading fast as Republican Donald Trump's victory odds lengthen.

DIARY-Top Economic Events to Nov. 2

Reuters Us Markets - 3 hours 19 min ago
Political and general news ** This Diary is filed daily ** ------------------------------------------------------------

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Oct 24

Reuters Us Markets - 3 hours 21 min ago
Oct 24 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Qatar's former emir Khalifa dies at 84; three days mourning declared

MiddleEasteye - 3 hours 44 min ago
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Khalifa oversaw transformation of Qatar into energy-rich country where wealth from gas, oil exports transformed state

Modi sees election danger in India's 'Dalit Queen'

Top Reuters News - 4 hours 12 min ago
LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - When Amit Shah, president of Narendra Modi's ruling party, meets with the Indian prime minister, he is sometimes asked a question he struggles to answer: "What is behenji thinking?"

RPT-Outlook dims for Singapore Inc as economy moonwalks

Reuters Us Markets - 4 hours 14 min ago
* Projections for Singapore Inc's 2017 profits significantly cut

BRIEF-Atrum Coal updates on Atlantic Carbon takeover offer

Reuters Us Markets - 4 hours 16 min ago
* ACG has applied to UK takeover panel and obtained a second extension until 5pm (UK time) on 26 october 2016

Wells Fargo's corporate responsibility chair resigns from private equity firm

Reuters Us Markets - 4 hours 18 min ago
NEW YORK, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Federico Pena, a member of Wells Fargo's board of directors and chairman of its corporate responsibility committee, has resigned from an advisory position with Vestar...

Outlook dims for Singapore Inc as economy moonwalks

Reuters Us Markets - 4 hours 21 min ago
* Projections for Singapore Inc's 2017 profits significantly cut

BRIEF-Genworth financial announces preliminary charges of $400 to $450 mln for Q3

Reuters Us Markets - 4 hours 51 min ago
* Genworth financial announces preliminary charges for the third quarter