U.S. exchanges warned against Deutsche Boerse bid

LONDON (Reuters) – American stock exchanges should not attempt to buy Deutsche Boerse , the German exchange whose bid to merge with its London counterpart has just collapsed, a senior German politician said on Thursday.

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Euro dips as price data further dampens ECB hike expectations

LONDON (Reuters) – The euro dipped and bond yields hit multi-week lows on Thursday as easing inflation in Spain and Germany led investors to row back further on expectations of when the European Central Bank might tighten monetary policy.

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Exclusive: Trump’s ‘big data’ consultant to meet Australian government

SYDNEY/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The big data company credited with helping Donald Trump win the U.S. presidency has registered a company in Australia and plans to meet the country’s ruling conservative Liberal Party next week, according to documents and a government official.

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Toyota recalls 2.9 million vehicles globally over airbags

TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp on Thursday said it was recalling a total of about 2.9 million vehicles in Japan, China, Oceania and other regions including its Corolla Axio sedan and RAV4 SUV crossover due to potentially faulty airbag inflators.

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Toshiba shareholders agree to split off chip unit, paving way for sale

TOKYO (Reuters) – Toshiba Corp’s shareholders on Thursday approved a proposal to split off the Japanese company’s prized NAND flash memory unit, paving the way for a sale of a majority stake or even all of the business.

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Toshiba’s shareholders approve chip unit split off, paves way for sale

TOKYO (Reuters) – Toshiba Corp’s shareholders on Thursday approved a proposal to split off the Japanese company’s NAND flash memory unit, paving the way for the sale of most of its prized business.

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Asia shares retreat from nearly two-year peak, dollar firms

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares turned lower on Thursday after earlier briefly nudging up to near two-year highs, while the dollar benefited from waning expectations that the European Central Bank was poised to end its easy policy.

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Texas judge kicks Exxon climate lawsuit to New York court

HOUSTON (Reuters) – A federal judge in Texas on Wednesday kicked an Exxon Mobil Corp lawsuit seeking to thwart two states from pursuing a fraud case over climate change to a Manhattan court, saying his court wasn’t the best place to resolve the dispute.

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Asia shares creep up to near two-year peak, dollar firms

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares edged up to near their highest in two years on Thursday, while the dollar benefited from waning expectations that the European Central Bank was poised to end its easy policy.

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Volkswagen says U.S. approves sale of modified diesel vehicles

(Reuters) – Volkswagen AG said the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved its request to sell up to 67,000 diesel vehicles from the 2015 model year, including about 12,000 currently in dealer inventory with approved emissions modifications.

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Mexico’s governors tap investors in China, elsewhere

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s states are turning to Asia and beyond as some U.S. companies put investment plans on hold south of the border following President Donald Trump’s calls to bring jobs back home.

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Waymo self-driving unit sought arbitration over engineer now at Uber

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Waymo self-driving unit sought to arbitrate claims last year against a former employee at the center of its lawsuit against Uber, court records released on Wednesday showed, in what Uber said strengthened its bid to get the case out of court and into arbitration.

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Energy, consumer shares lift S&P 500 to slight gain

(Reuters) – The benchmark S&P 500 eked out a gain on Wednesday as strength in the energy and consumer sectors offset declines in financial shares and investors began looking ahead to first-quarter earnings season.

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Ackman apologizes for Valeant losses, calls bet a mistake

BOSTON (Reuters) – Billionaire investor William Ackman told investors that betting on Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc was a “huge mistake” and apologized “deeply and profoundly” for losing so much of his shareholders’ money on the investment.

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