понедельник, 24 октября 2016 г.

Visa profit, revenue beat analysts' estimates


(Reuters) - Visa Inc , the world's largest payments network operator, reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue, boosted by the inclusion of Visa Europe's results and as customers spent more using its network.
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U.S. calls on automakers to make cyber security a priority


(Reuters) - Automakers should make shielding the electronic and computer systems of vehicles from hackers a priority, developing layers of protection that can secure a vehicle throughout its life, U.S. regulators said on Monday.
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Time Warner, AT&T shares fall with concerns over deal clearance


(Reuters) - Wall Street signaled skepticism on Monday that AT&T Inc would secure the government approvals needed to carry out its planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc, with shares of both companies falling as analysts scrutinized the deal.
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Visa's quarterly profit rises nearly 28 percent


(Reuters) - Visa Inc , the world's largest payments network operator, reported a 27.7 percent rise in quarterly profit as customers spent more using the network.
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S&P hits two-week high on strong earnings; M&A supports


NEW YORK - (Reuters) - The S&P 500 hit a two-week high on Monday on the back of strong earnings, while a flurry of acquisitions indicated corporate America continues to see untapped value in the market.
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EU, Canada still hope to sign trade deal after Belgian 'Non'


BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium declared on Monday that it could not formally back a free trade deal between the European Union and Canada because of an internal Belgian dispute, but the two sides still appeared to be holding out hopes of a summit to sign off on the deal.
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Deadline extended for Google to respond to EU's AdSense complaint


BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Alphabet unit Google has been given an extra week to formally respond to allegations by the European Commission that it was blocking rivals in online search advertising, a move likely to delay a regulatory decision on the case until next year.
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White pushes bigger SEC role in regulating U.S. Treasuries


NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Securities and Exchange Commission should play a bigger role in regulating the market for U.S. Treasuries, the head of the SEC said on Monday in what appeared to be a push for a bigger role for her agency in a market largely overseen by the Federal Reserve and Treasury Department.
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Fed needs to get to inflation goal sooner: Evans


CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve may need to keep interest rates lower for longer to convince investors and the public that the central bank is serious about reaching its 2-percent inflation target, Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans suggested on Monday.
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TD Ameritrade faces scrutiny over Scottrade purchase


(Reuters) - TD Ameritrade has agreed to buy Scottrade for $2.7 billion in a deal that would bring together two of the biggest U.S. discount brokerages, but the deal is expected to face scrutiny from regulators.
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Toyota again leads U.S. auto reliability survey, Buick surprises


DETROIT (Reuters) - Two Toyota Motor Corp brands again led the annual reliability survey from Consumer Reports magazine, and General Motors Co's Buick was the first American brand in at least 35 years to crack the top three, the consumer magazine said on Monday.
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Time Warner, AT&T shares fall amid concerns over deal clearance


(Reuters) - Wall Street signaled skepticism on Monday that AT&T Inc would secure the government approvals needed to carry out its planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , with shares of both companies falling as analysts scrutinized the deal.
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CFTC regulator says open to narrowing automatic trading rule


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Timothy Massad, the chair of the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission, on Monday said he was willing to narrow a proposal that would govern automated trading.
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Oil down as Iraq says no cuts; Wall Street, Cushing draw limit loss


NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices fell on Monday after Iraq said it wanted to be exempt from an OPEC production cut, though prices drew some support from a rally in Wall Street shares and a draw in crude inventories at the U.S. storage hub of Cushing, Oklahoma.
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Rockwell sees big sales gains from B/E Aero acquisition


NEW YORK (Reuters) - Aircraft electronics supplier Rockwell Collins said on Monday its acquisition of B/E Aerospace Inc will triple its sales of equipment in new-generation widebody jetliners such as the Boeing 787 and Airbus A350.
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EU official urges VW to do more for European customers affected by Dieselgate


BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union consumer champion Vera Jourova has sought to ramp up pressure on Volkswagen to compensate European owners of diesel vehicles rigged to cheat pollution controls and asked it for guarantees that its technical fix will work.
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Fannie Mae streamlines U.S. mortgage underwriting


NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fannie Mae said on Monday it has launched a program to streamline its underwriting on mortgages for some borrowers that uses electronic data instead of physical proof of their income, assets and employment.
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U.S. banking group forms unit aimed at reducing cyber risk


(Reuters) - The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), an influential U.S. financial industry group, said on Monday it had formed a unit to enhance collaboration among its members and the U.S. government as a way to help reduce cyber security threats to the financial system.
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Wall St. touches two-week high on deals, strong earnings


(Reuters) - U.S. stocks touched their highest levels in two weeks as a flurry of deal activity and strong quarterly earnings boosted investor confidence.
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Rockwell sees widebody sales content tripling with B/E Aero deal


NEW YORK (Reuters) - Aircraft electronics supplier Rockwell Collins said on Monday its acquisition of B/E Aerospace Inc will triple its product content on new-generation widebody jetliners such as the Boeing 787 and Airbus A350.
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China's HNA to buy 25 percent stake in Hilton for $6.5 billion


(Reuters) - Chinese aviation and shipping conglomerate HNA Group said on Monday it would buy about 25 percent of hotel operator and manager Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc from biggest shareholder Blackstone Group LP for $6.5 billion.
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AT&T CEO expects Time Warner deal clearances; shares fall


(Reuters) - AT&T Inc Chief Executive Randall Stephenson on Monday told investors he expects the planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc to receive regulatory clearances as investors showed skepticism by pushing shares of both companies lower.
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Regulators, wary of risks, want more trading data: Fed's Dudley


NEW YORK (Reuters) - Regulators need a clearer view of the trading that takes place in the U.S. Treasury market, the world's deepest, in order to better understand looming risks and the sources of abrupt changes in prices, an influential financial supervisor said on Monday.
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Belgian internal feud blocks EU-Canada trade deal


BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's hopes of signing a landmark free trade deal with Canada this week appeared to evaporate on Monday as the Belgian federal government failed to win the consent of French-speaking regional authorities.
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Fed's Bullard says one rate increase is all that's needed for now


(Reuters) - St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said on Monday that a single U.S. interest rate rise would be all that was necessary for the time being, repeating comments he had made recently.
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Citi denies involvement in illegal money transfer on behalf of MTN


ABUJA (Reuters) - Citigroup has denied being involved in any illegal foreign currency transfer on behalf of MTN Group , according to a presentation the U.S. bank gave to the Nigerian parliament.
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Wall St. opens higher as M&A activity boosts confidence


(Reuters) - Wall Street opened higher on Monday as a flurry of merger activity boosted investor confidence.
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Belgian PM says cannot unblock EU-Canada trade deal for now


BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Prime Minister Charles Michel said he had told European Council President Donald Tusk on Monday that Belgium could not agree to sign an EU-Canada trade deal because he had failed to secure the agreement of regional authorities.
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T-Mobile beats profit estimates, raises customer additions forecast


(Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its forecast for customer additions for full-year as heavy discounting helped attract subscribers.
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China's HNA Group to buy 25 percent stake in Hilton


(Reuters) - Chinese aviation and shipping conglomerate HNA Group said on Monday it agreed to buy an about 25 percent stake in Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc from Blackstone Group LP for $6.5 billion.
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Time Warner CEO says only AT&T approached with offer


(Reuters) - Time Warner Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes said on Monday that AT&T Inc was the only company to make a takeover approach for the media group. AT&T said on Saturday it had agreed to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion, or $107.50 per share, to gain control of cable TV channels HBO and CNN, film studio Warner Bros, and other coveted media assets.
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Oil prices fall as Iraq resists joining output cut


LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices fell on Monday as Iraq said it wanted to be exempt from an OPEC deal to cut production, though losses were capped by Iran saying it would encourage other members to join an output freeze.
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Burger King/Tim Hortons owner's profit beats on new menu items


(Reuters) - Restaurant Brands International Inc , owner of Burger King and Tim Hortons, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by new menu items and lower costs.
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Wallonia leader rejects EU-Canada trade deal ultimatum


BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The premier of Belgium's Wallonia region insisted ahead of a crisis meeting of regional leaders with Prime Minister Charles Michel that he would not agree to an EU-Canada trade deal under pressure.
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T-Mobile reports 17.8 percent jump in quarterly revenue


(Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc, the No. 3 U.S. wireless carrier, reported a 17.8 percent rise in quarterly revenue as promotions helped attract more subscribers.
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TD Ameritrade to buy Scottrade in two-step deal with TD Bank


(Reuters) - TD Ameritrade Holding Corp said on Monday it and Toronto-Dominion Bank would buy privately held Scottrade Financial Services Inc [SCTRD.UL] in a deal valued at $4 billion, combining two of the biggest U.S. discount brokerages.
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Stock futures rise as flurry of deal activity boosts confidence


(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were higher on Monday as a flurry of deal activity boosted investor confidence.
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Oil prices under pressure as Iraq resists joining output cut


LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices came under pressure on Monday as Iraq said it wanted to be exempt from an OPEC deal to cut production, though losses were capped by Iran saying it would encourage other members to join an output freeze.
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Italy's Monte dei Paschi set to approve business plan


MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Monte dei Paschi di Siena prepared to unveil a capital-boosting and business plan on Monday under new chief Marco Morelli, as its shares extended a week-long rally buoyed by the prospect of an alternative rescue scheme.
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TD Ameritrade to buy Scottrade Financial in $4 billion deal


(Reuters) - TD Ameritrade Holding Corp said on Monday it would buy privately held Scottrade Financial Services Inc [SCTRD.UL] in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $4 billion.
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Major banks mark first-ever international trade using blockchain tech


SYDNEY (Reuters) - The first cross-border transaction between banks using multiple blockchain applications has taken place, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Wells Fargo & Co said on Monday, resulting in a shipment of cotton to China from the United States.
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U.S. options market not very 'Trumped up' ahead of vote


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.
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For AT&T, Time Warner was always on the menu


NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Time Warner Inc's Jeff Bewkes welcomed AT&T Inc's Randall Stephenson for lunch at Time Warner Center in New York in late August, their meeting was supposed to be one of the catch-ups the two chief executives have had over the years.
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Oil prices drop as Iraq says doesn't want to join OPEC cut


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.
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UK banks fear public, politicians set against them on Brexit


LONDON (Reuters) - For decades, Britain's bankers have relied on their industry's outsized status in the economy to find a receptive ear in government.
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AT&T-Time Warner deal sparks calls for scrutiny in Washington


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc's proposed $85 billion takeover of Time Warner Inc generated skepticism among both Democrats and Republicans on Sunday, making it more likely that regulators will closely scrutinize the effort to create a new telecommunications and media giant.
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Boeing takes on peers, partners in bid for replacement parts business


PHOENIX (Reuters) - In search of higher profits margins, Boeing Co is aiming to win more of the lucrative market for replacement parts and repair services, pitting the plane maker against major suppliers who view that growing $62 billion a year market as their turf.
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Spain leads Europe higher on breakthrough for PM Rajoy


LONDON (Reuters) - Stock markets rose on Monday, led in Europe by a surge for Spain's IBEX index on signs of an end to 10 months of political deadlock that has paralyzed government in one of the countries worst-hit by the euro zone's debt crisis.
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U.S. government, MetLife set for rematch over 'too big to fail'


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government and the country's largest life insurer are set for a rematch in a U.S. appeals court on Monday over how federal regulators decide a company is "too big to fail," one of the most significant reforms to come out of the financial crisis.
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Regulators taking another look at costs of Wall Street safety rule


WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Just as memories of the financial crisis are fading and tough new banking regulations are beginning to bite, some current and former regulators wonder whether one of the rules is too much of a burden for markets and taxpayers.
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