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October 5, 2018 6:38 AM Exclusive: SoftBank nearing $500 million investment in ride-hailing firm Grab

JAKARTA/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp is nearing a deal to invest about $500 million in Grab as part of roughly $1 billion that Southeast Asia’s biggest ride-hailing firm is seeking in its latest funding, sources with knowledge of the matter said. Six-year-old Grab has garnered more than $6 billion in total funding, led by SoftBank, Chinese 87

October 3, 2018 9:57 PM TD Ameritrade and High-Speed Traders Back New Crypto Exchange

Launch of ErisX comes as trueEX plans bitcoin swap in latest market embrace of digital currency Many of the stock market’s biggest players have taken a hands-off approach to bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. That could start to change. Names familiar to the trading world, including retail brokerage TD Ameritrade AMTD 0.61% Holding Corp. and high-speed 77

October 3, 2018 8:36 PM Italy Sets Lower Budget-Deficit Targets

The government said it targeted for 2020 a budget deficit of 2.1% of gross domestic product and 1.8% of GDP for the following year. ROME—Italy’s government set its budget-deficit targets for 2020 and 2021 at lower levels than previously envisaged, after initial government plans had unnerved financial markets and European authorities. The government on Wednesday 51

October 2, 2018 1:48 PM Shell Approves Long-Awaited Canadian LNG Project

Decision to go ahead with $14 billion project follows years of delay, and signals growing confidence in global gas markets LONDON—A group led by Royal Dutch Shell PLC is pressing ahead with a major Canadian liquefied natural gas project after years of delay, the company said Tuesday, raising competition for new U.S. developments already under pressure 51

October 2, 2018 10:17 AM Ubisoft shares climb on Google game streaming partnership deal

PARIS (Reuters) - Ubisoft (UBIP.PA) shares rose on Tuesday, outperforming weaker European markets, after Google said it had partnered with the French video games maker to test its video game streaming service. Ubisoft's shares were up 2.4 percent in mid-session trading at 98.94 euros, making the stock the best performer on Paris' SBF-120 index .SBF120, which 77

October 1, 2018 4:29 PM Texas Hospital Giants Baylor Scott & White and Memorial Hermann in Merger Talks

Combination would create 68-hospital system with annual revenue of more than $14 billion Two Texas hospital giants said they are in merger talks that would combine dominant hospital systems in two of the nation’s largest metropolitan markets, one of the latest signs of the consolidation reshaping the health-care industry. Baylor Scott & White Health 83

October 1, 2018 10:04 AM Marriott International to increase its Africa hotels by 50 percent by 2023

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Marriott International (MAR.O) plans to increase its hotels in Africa by 50 percent in the next five years, opening new facilities in markets where it already operates and venturing into new ones like Mozambique, the company said on Monday. Global hotel chains have been increasing their investments in Africa in recent years to take advantage 81

September 30, 2018 5:38 PM Car Makers Turning North Africa into Auto Hub

Seeing high potential for growth, auto makers are transforming North Africa into a regional manufacturing center BERLIN—Auto manufacturers are betting on Africa as the next growth frontier, and they’re building a new production hub to power it. In a rare industrialization success story for the continent, some of the largest car makers have been transforming 114

September 29, 2018 10:35 AM China removes restrictions where first African swine fever outbreak found

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has removed restrictions on an area in Shenyang, Liaoning province, where the nation’s first African swine fever outbreak was found last month, the agriculture ministry said on Saturday. The infected area had been sealed off for six weeks after the highly contagious disease was reported there, the statement said. The world’s 93

September 28, 2018 8:01 AM Italy's budget proposal hikes deficit, defies EU and sends shiver through markets

ROME (Reuters) - Italy’s new government proposed a 2019 budget that would set a deficit target three times as big as the previous administration’s goal, setting up a clash with the European Commission and sparking a sell-off of state bonds. Italy has the heaviest debt burden among big EU economies, at about 130 percent of gross domestic product. It is under 62