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Exclusive: EU regulators to clear Luxottica, Essilor deal without conditions - sources

Reuters Business News - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 07:39
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italy's Luxottica and French glasses group Essilor are set to win unconditional EU antitrust approval for their 48-billion-euro ($56.8 billion), two people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
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Netanyahu asks Teva Pharm to minimize job loss in Israel

Reuters Business News - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 06:51
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday he spoke with the chief executive of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and asked that the company keeps layoffs in Israel to a minimum.
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Siemens CEO sees group as 'fleet of ships': Manager Magazin

Reuters Business News - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 06:35
MUNICH (Reuters) - Siemens' chief executive sees the German group as a "fleet of ships", each thriving under its own steam, but rejects the idea of separate listings for its core factory-automation and energy businesses, he told Manager Magazin.
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Norwegian Air ramps up transatlantic fare war with four new routes

Reuters Business News - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 06:29
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA will start flying four new routes between the United States and Europe, the budget carrier said on Thursday, rapidly expanding its low-cost transatlantic flights and increasing pressure on established carriers.
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Republicans forge tax deal, final votes seen next week

Reuters Business News - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 06:24
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans reached a deal on final tax legislation on Wednesday, clearing the way for final votes next week on a package that would slash the U.S. corporate tax rate to 21 percent and cut taxes for wealthy Americans.
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Investors call on Sanderson, Denny's, McDonald's to cut antibiotics

Reuters Business News - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 06:22
(Reuters) - An investor coalition that presses for corporate responsibility is calling on U.S. food companies McDonald's Corp, Denny's Corp and Sanderson Farms Inc to stop buying or producing meat raised with medically important antibiotics.
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Disney deal set to value Fox at more than $75 billion: source

Reuters Business News - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 06:00
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's deal to buy film, television and international businesses from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc will value the latter at over $40 per share, or $75 billion, a person familiar with the matter said.
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Airbus executive says considering cuts to A380 production, still undecided

Reuters Business News - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 05:55
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Airbus SE is considering cutting production of its A380 superjumbo to six or seven planes a year, but has made no final decision on the matter, a top executive said on Thursday amid growing question marks over the future of the double-decker jet.
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European stocks, euro dip as central banks dominate

Reuters Business News - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 05:32
LONDON (Reuters) - European shares and the euro dipped on Thursday as cautious comments on inflation from the U.S. Federal Reserve gave investors pause before a series of central bank decisions in Europe.
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UK retailers enjoy bumper Black Friday sales

Reuters Business News - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 05:19
LONDON (Reuters) - British shoppers pounced on electrical goods and other Black Friday bargains last month, giving an unexpectedly big boost to retail sales, which contrasted with earlier signs of a subdued start to Christmas spending.
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