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BUSINESS DAILY

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Latest update : 2014-06-16

Siemens & Mitsubishi prepare to enter Alstom bidding war

Siemens and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries are expected to present their formal offer to buy part of the French engineering firm Alstom later. The bid apparently includes a proposition that the French state takes a stake in the company. Their offer will attempt to rival General Electric’s, which was made last month. Also today: a caffeinated college degree – how Starbucks plans to help its employees in the US go to university.

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2016-09-26 Turkey

Moody's cuts Turkey's credit rating to junk

Turkish authorities blame politics and not economic fundamentals for Moody's downgrade of the country's credit rating to junk. We also bring you the latest on the viewership...

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2016-09-23 Yahoo

Private details of 500 million Yahoo users exposed

Yahoo has announced that the private details of at least 500 million user accounts have been exposed in a massive data breach. This could put the brakes on a takeover deal by US...

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2016-09-22 Rafale fighter jet

India and France agree on €7.8bn deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets

After four years of negotiations, India and France have reached an agreement on the sale of 36 Rafale fighter jets. We take a look back at this deal valued at €7.8 billion and...

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2016-09-21 Japan

Markets rally as Bank of Japan tweaks stimulus

The stock markets have seen gains after the Bank of Japan announced adjustments to its stimulus plan. The central bank kept interest rates unchanged, but announced new targets...

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2016-09-20 Apple

EU competition chief faces critics in Washington

The European Union's Competition Commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, has rejected accusations of anti-American bias in the EU's tax investigations. Ms Vestager was speaking during...

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