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08h00 With another election year looming, investors in the healthcare sector are wary the coming months could reopen wounds suffered during the 2016 U.S. presidential race.  Full story
07h00 Saudi Arabia has high hopes that a campaign of arrests to crack down on corruption will improve its chances of joining the Financial Action Task Force, a global body dedicated to combatting illicit money flows.  Full story
03h00 Republicans in the Senate and House of Representatives are expected to vote within days on sweeping legislation that would overhaul the U.S. tax system for the first time in more than 30 years. President Donald Trump wants to sign tax legislation before year-end to notch the first major legislat  Full story
00h41 CSX Corp Chief Executive Hunter Harrison has died, the freight railway operator said on Saturday, just a few days after announcing that the veteran rail executive hired earlier this year to boost its profits had taken a medical leave of absence.  Full story
16/12 CSX Corp Chief Executive Hunter Harrison has died, the freight railway operator said on Saturday, just a few days after announcing that the veteran rail executive hired earlier this year to boost its profits had taken a medical leave of absence.  Full story
16/12 General Motors Co offered a sneak peek on Saturday of the next generation Chevrolet Silverado pickup, designed to haul big payloads of profits for the automaker when it launches next year.  Full story
16/12 U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday defended a Republican tax-cut plan against Democratic charges that it favors the rich, saying it will be "one of the great Christmas gifts" for the middle class with just. . .  Full story
16/12 Brazil's strongest year for initial public offerings since 2013 finished on a flat note this week as one company canceled its plans and what promised to be 2017's biggest listing priced at the bottom. . .  Full story
16/12 New York's poorest neighborhoods are home to the city's student borrowers under the most stress, according to a central bank report released on Friday showing "troublingly high" loan default and delinquency rates mainly in the. . .  Full story
16/12 Ride hailing company Uber was obligated to turn over to a U.S. federal judge a letter from a former employee that told of the company's "fraud and theft" and mentioned evidence of stolen trade. . .  Full story
16/12 Republicans in the U.S. Congress released a final version of their tax bill on Friday, clearing the way for Senate and House of Representatives votes on the legislation next week.. . .  Full story
16/12 Congressional Republicans on Friday unveiled the final version of their dramatic U.S. tax overhaul - debt-financed cuts for businesses, the wealthy and some middle-class Americans - and picked up crucial support from two wavering senators. . .  Full story
16/12 A compromise Republican tax bill released late Friday does not eliminate a $7,500 electric vehicle tax credit as Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives had previously proposed.. . .  Full story
16/12 Procter & Gamble Co said it appointed Nelson Peltz to its board despite the activist investor narrowly losing a months-long proxy fight, the biggest ever involving a U.S. company.. . .  Full story
16/12 Hamburger chain Wendy's Co laid out plans on Friday to trim the use of antibiotics that are important to human medicine from its beef supply, the latest step by a food company to fight. . .  Full story
16/12 NAFTA negotiatiors made some progress on less controversial issues this week but left untouched the thorniest subjects of autos, dispute settlement and an expiry clause to be tackled at pivotal talks in January in Montreal.. . .  Full story
16/12 The U.S. tax overhaul agreed to by congressional Republicans would cut the corporate rate to 21 percent and provide other business owners with a 20 percent tax deduction, details contained in an official summary. . .  Full story
15/12 Wall Street's three major indexes climbed to record closing highs on Friday with broad-based gains as a long-awaited bill to cut corporate tax rates looked like it would win enough support from lawmakers to pass.. . .  Full story
15/12 Canada's main stock index rose on Friday, helped by a sharp jump in auto parts maker Linamar Corp after it announced plans to buy an agricultural equipment maker, while financial stocks and base metal. . .  Full story
15/12 Randal Quarles, the top Federal Reserve official tasked with policing Wall Street, said on Friday that he would recuse himself from any matters concerning Wells Fargo & Co, the nation's third largest bank.. . .  Full story
15/12 The Trump administration briefed congressional staff this week on how the White House was considering non-proliferation standards in a potential pact to sell nuclear reactor technology to Saudi Arabia, but did not indicate whether allowing. . .  Full story
15/12 Canada's main stock index ended higher on Friday, boosted by gains for financial stocks and base metal miners and a surge in auto parts maker Linamar Corp after it said it would buy a. . .  Full story
15/12 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said on Friday it estimates global 2017-18 coffee production at 159.9 million 60-kg bags, with consumption to hit a record 158.5 million bags.. . .  Full story
15/12 U.S. corn futures dipped on Friday, hitting fresh contract lows after giving up early gains on technical selling, traders said. Soybean futures also weakened slightly, pressured by forecasts for improving crop. . .  Full story
15/12 The margin between U.S. shorter-dated and longer-dated Treasury yields shrank to its smallest in a decade on Friday, based on traders' expectations that the Federal Reserve would increase short-term interest rates further and long-term inflation. . .  Full story
15/12 More than 15 members of blockchain consortium Hyperledger have either cut their financial support for the project or quit the group over the past few months, according to documents seen by Reuters.. . .  Full story
15/12 Around six percent of Canadian firms could move part of their operations to the United States amid uncertainty over the future of the NAFTA trade pact, the nation's export credit agency said on Friday.. . .  Full story
15/12 Gold prices clung to earlier gains and were poised for their first weekly gain in four weeks on Friday, withstanding pressure from strong equities markets on continued support from this week's interest rate rise by. . .  Full story
15/12 CSX Corp shares skidded as much as 10 percent on Friday, wiping out $4 billion in market value, as the No. 3 U.S. railroad by revenue sought to assure investors its turnaround would progress. . .  Full story
15/12 As incoming Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell works through his holiday shopping list, he might consider the nearly 50 percent discount he could get buying Calvin Klein underwear online instead of at the local mall.. . .  Full story
15/12 Amazon.com Inc likely doubled its sales to become the biggest internet retailer in Mexico this year, helping to grow the country's nascent e-commerce market by a third, according to a report by market research firm. . .  Full story
15/12 A relentless bull-run in U.S. stock indexes this year has set the stage for a strong IPO market in 2018, with several multi-billion dollar firms including Airbnb and Spotify widely expected to grab headlines. . .  Full story
15/12 After years of double-digit growth, home solar installations in the United States are poised to fall for the first time this year, according to a report released on Thursday by GTM Research.. . .  Full story
15/12 Banks are grappling with how to recruit young people into businesses like trade finance and cash management, which are increasingly important drivers of revenue but perceived to be un-sexy compared with investment banking and trading.. . .  Full story
15/12 Germany's Siemens sees its broad industrial base and respect for customers' data privacy as giving it the edge in a race to attract businesses to its factory software platform, rather than those of rivals.. . .  Full story
15/12 Europe's second-highest court has rejected a request from the U.S. government to intervene in Apple's challenge against an EU order to pay back taxes of up to 13 billion euros ($15.3 billion) because it. . .  Full story
15/12 China will cut export taxes on some steel products and fertilisers and ditch those for sales abroad of steel wire, rod and bars from Jan. 1, the Ministry of Finance said on Friday, in. . .  Full story
15/12 Italy's tax authority said on Friday it had reached an agreement with e-commerce giant Amazon to settle outstanding tax claims covering the period 2011-2015.. . .  Full story


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