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Mnuchin to attend top Saudi event, media exit over missing journalist

DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Wall Street banks will show up at an elite Saudi investment conference this month despite a...

Indonesia’s basketball-loving VP contender keeps ‘eye on the ball’ of economic reform

JAKARTA (Reuters) – A love for running marathons and playing basketball is already making Sandiaga Uno, the Indonesian opposition’s contender for VP in next...

Rebuilding Lives 10 Years After Lehmans Fall

LONDON – It is an image that became a symbol of the global financial crisis — about 20 bankers, their backs turned to the window, attending an emergency...

Indias Top Digital Payments Firm Bets On Local Expertise To Fend Off Rivals

SINGAPORE – India’s top digital payments firm, Paytm, is betting on its local expertise and a deep pool of backers to fuel business growth and fight off...

Alibaba Takes Joint Venture Route To Russia Expansion

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia – China’s largest e-commerce firm, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has joined forces with a state fund and two technology firms in Russia,...

Ottobock Reaches For Growth With Industrial Exoskeletons

BERLIN – German artificial limb manufacturer Ottobock (IPO-OBH.F) plans to start selling a mechanical exoskeleton that makes manual labor for factory workers...

Us Start-up Says Its Electric Drone Has Longer Flight Time On Single Charge

– U.S. start-up Impossible Aerospace said on Monday the first of its fully electric quadcopters, which can fly up to two hours on a single charge, nearly five...

Lightyear Buys Us Blockchain Start-up Chain To Move Business To Stellar

NEW YORK – San Francisco technology start-up Chain Inc. has been acquired by Lightyear Corp., a company focused on the Stellar blockchain, Chain Chief Executive...

Australias Investa Sets September 17 To Decide On Blackstone Bid

– Investa Office Fund(IOF.AX) said it has set Sept. 17 as the date for its shareholders to vote on Blackstone Group’s (BX.N) sweetened A$3.3 billion ($2.4...

Barnes Amp Noble Shares Soar After Investor Discusses Sale With Founder

– Shares of Barnes & Noble Inc jumped 20 percent on Friday, their best one-day percentage gain in over five years, after investor Richard Schottenfeld...