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Ackman, other shareholders ask Allergan to call special meeting

Ackman, other shareholders ask Allergan to call special meeting

BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors owning 31 percent of Allergan shares have asked the Botox maker to call a special shareholder meeting, activist shareholder William Ackman said on Friday, giving the hedge fund manager a victory in his fight to acquire the Botox maker.




Reuters: Business News

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Argentina slams U.S. judge as ‘imperialist,’ peso halts rout

Argentina slams U.S. judge as ‘imperialist,’ peso halts rout

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina on Friday accused the U.S. judge who called the country’s new debt restructuring plan illegal of making “imperialist” comments against the South American nation.




Reuters: Business News

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Exclusive: Apple iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling

Exclusive: Apple iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling

TOKYO (Reuters) – Suppliers to Apple Inc are scrambling to get enough screens ready for the new iPhone 6 smartphone as the need to redesign a key component disrupted panel production ahead of next month’s expected launch, supply chain sources said.




Reuters: Business News

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LSE unveils $1.6 billion rights issue for Frank Russell deal

LSE unveils $1.6 billion rights issue for Frank Russell deal

LONDON (Reuters) – London Stock Exchange Group Plc is raising 938 million pounds ($ 1.6 billion) in its first rights issue of new stock to part fund the acquisition of U.S. indexes group Frank Russell.




Reuters: Business News

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Aussie’s bearish reversal
McDonald’s Names new U.S. unit president, second in two years

McDonald’s Names new U.S. unit president, second in two years

(Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp MCD.N is changing the leadership at its struggling U.S. division for the second time in two years in a move that may signal increased pressure on Chief Executive Officer Don Thompson.


Reuters: Business News

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Euro takes turn for the worse

Euro takes turn for the worse

EUR/USD stabilizing near longer-term Fib support at 1.3247–bounce possible.
Forex

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Yellen says U.S. job market still hampered, calls for ‘pragmatic’ policy

Yellen says U.S. job market still hampered, calls for ‘pragmatic’ policy

JACKSON HOLE Wyo. (Reuters) – U.S. labor markets remain hampered by the effects of the Great Recession, and the Federal Reserve should move cautiously in determining when interest rates should rise, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday in a defense of her policy approach.




Reuters: Business News

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Loonie nears four-month low as inflation slows

Loonie nears four-month low as inflation slows

The Canadian dollar traded at an almost four-month low after a government report showed the inflation rate slowed.
Forex

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Russia keeps up pressure on McDonald’s with new sanitary inspections

Russia keeps up pressure on McDonald’s with new sanitary inspections

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian authorities extended their scrutiny of McDonald’s to several regions on Friday, carrying out inspections at a number of restaurants run by the U.S. fast-food chain, amid a standoff with the West over Ukraine.




Reuters: Business News

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