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Citi fined $2 mn over Facebook IPO leak

US banking giant Citigroup paid a $2 million fine to a state regulator and fired a junior analyst over a probe into leaks of confidential information on Facebook's public offering.

Citi fined $2 mn over Facebook IPO leak
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BBC pulls plug on world's oldest teletext service

BBC Ceefax, the world's first teletext service, ceased transmission on Tuesday after delivering 38 years of up-to-the-minute news and sports updates to the British public.

BBC pulls plug on world's oldest teletext service
US thinks Iran behind cyberattack in Saudi: ex-official
US thinks Iran behind cyberattack in Saudi: ex-official

The United States believes Iran was behind a major cyberattack on Saudi Arabia's state oil company and a Qatari gas firm.

US thinks Iran behind cyberattack in Saudi: ex-official
Japan auto giants to halve Chinese output: report
Japan auto giants to halve Chinese output: report

Japan's top three carmakers will halve production in China following a sales slump there sparked by a backlash over a territorial row between Tokyo and Beijing.

Japan auto giants to halve Chinese output: report
SpaceX set for first NASA-contracted supply mission
SpaceX set for first NASA-contracted supply mission

US firm SpaceX aims for its next big launch into orbit Sunday -- the first of 12 flights in its $1.6 billion contract with NASA to bring supplies to and from the international space station.

SpaceX set for first NASA-contracted supply mission
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Assets of Kazakhstan Engineering reached 40 billion tenge

In 2012 the company’s assets almost doubled and reached 40 billion tenge, while its profit grew almost 4-fold and made 75 billion tenge ($500 million): chairman.

Assets of Kazakhstan Engineering reached 40 billion tenge
Xstrata, Glencore announce new deal for massive tie-up
Xstrata, Glencore announce new deal for massive tie-up

Swiss mining group Xstrata and commodities giant Glencore said on Monday they had agreed on new terms for their tie-up to create a massive company worth about 70 billion euros ($90 billion).

Xstrata, Glencore announce new deal for massive tie-up
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World's 2nd largest steel firm born in Japan

Japan's Nippon Steel and rival Sumitomo Metal Industries formally merged on Monday, creating the world's second largest steelmaker amid intensifying global competition.

World's 2nd largest steel firm born in Japan
Heineken takeover of Tiger Beer maker approved
Heineken takeover of Tiger Beer maker approved

Shareholders in the parent company of the Singapore-based brewer that makes Tiger Beer on Friday approved the firm's takeover by Dutch giant Heineken.

Heineken takeover of Tiger Beer maker approved
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G4S 'high-risk' after Olympic security fiasco: lawmakers

British security giant G4S should be registered as a "high-risk" company after it failed to provide enough guards for the Olympics, lawmakers said Friday.

G4S 'high-risk' after Olympic security fiasco: lawmakers
Anti-Japan protests across China on war anniversary
Anti-Japan protests across China on war anniversary

Thousands of anti-Japan protesters rallied across China over a territorial row on Tuesday, a key historical anniversary, as Japanese firms including car giant Toyota shut or scaled back production.

Anti-Japan protests across China on war anniversary
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Scotts to pay big fine for fake pesticides, poison bird feed

Lawn and garden products company Scotts Miracle-Gro will pay $12.5 million in fines for poisoning bird feed and violating pesticide laws.

Scotts to pay big fine for fake pesticides, poison bird feed
Embattled Qantas in major alliance with Emirates
Embattled Qantas in major alliance with Emirates

Struggling Australian carrier Qantas on Thursday announced a major global alliance with Emirates that will see its hub for European flights shift to Dubai from Singapore in a bid to stem losses.

Embattled Qantas in major alliance with Emirates
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Coffee giant Starbucks taps into tea-loving India

Starbucks is betting on big returns as it seeks to lure an expanding legion of coffee lovers in India -- primarily a tea-drinking nation where lifestyle changes have spawned a booming market for cafes.

Coffee giant Starbucks taps into tea-loving India
Japan's Sharp mulls main businesses sale: report
Japan's Sharp mulls main businesses sale: report

Japan's embattled Sharp Corp. is considering selling off part of its main operations as it looks to plug a gaping hole in its balance sheet.

Japan's Sharp mulls main businesses sale: report
Japan firm says China waste claims 'groundless'
Japan firm says China waste claims 'groundless'

A Japanese paper firm whose factory was at the centre of deadly weekend protests in China said Monday it was concerned about the demonstration, but rejected pollution claims as "groundless".

Japan firm says China waste claims 'groundless'
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Facebook hopes investors like first earnings

Facebook reports its first earnings as a public company Thursday in an announcement that will be closely watched for signs of whether the social media giant can deliver on its financial promise.

Facebook hopes investors like first earnings
One killed, 40 injured in clashes at Indian car plant
One killed, 40 injured in clashes at Indian car plant

India's top carmaker Maruti Suzuki suspended production at a plant near New Delhi after workers attacked managers, leaving one person dead and scores injured.

One killed, 40 injured in clashes at Indian car plant
Barclays' Bob Diamond to forgo £20 mn bonus: chairman
Barclays' Bob Diamond to forgo £20 mn bonus: chairman

Former Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond will give up bonuses worth £20 million after resigning over a rate-rigging scandal.

Barclays' Bob Diamond to forgo £20 mn bonus: chairman
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Kazakhgold assets being sold

Polyus Gold International has put up Kazakhgold assets on sale.

Kazakhgold assets being sold