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.
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.
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.
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.
EUR/USD stabilizing near longer-term Fib support at 1.3247–bounce possible.
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.
The Canadian dollar traded at an almost four-month low after a government report showed the inflation rate slowed.
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.