tokyo (reuters) - japan tobacco inc said on wednesday it hoped to catch up with philip morris international inc in smokeless tobacco by expanding the number of smoke-free restaurants and public places that allow its vaping product.
tokyo (reuters) - asian shares slumped on wednesday after wall street was knocked hard in the wake of a delay to a u.s. healthcare reform vote, while the euro rallied after european central bank president mario draghi hinted that the ecb could t
chiba, japan (reuters) - japan's toshiba corp faced shareholders at its annual meeting on wednesday with no deal in hand for the sale of its prized flash memory chip unit and a long list of humiliating setbacks to apologise for.
new york (reuters) - jury selection in the new york trial of former drug company executive martin shkreli will enter its third day wednesday, after some potential jurors said they could not be fair to a man who gained notoriety by raising the pr
london/zurich (reuters) - nestle plans to buy back as much as 20 billion swiss francs ($20.8 billion) worth of shares over three years, it said on tuesday, days after u.s. activist shareholder third point llc began a campaign to boost performan
new york (reuters) - the trustee recouping money for bernard madoff's victims on tuesday announced nearly $371 million of new settlements with two groups of offshore funds that invested with the imprisoned ponzi schemer, boosting the total recov
(reuters) - the federal trade commission's antitrust lawsuit against qualcomm inc can proceed, a federal judge ruled late on monday, meaning the iphone chip supplier must now wage a fight with u.s. regulators even as it contests a separate $1 b
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deutsche bank could be staring down a $60 million loss after a bad bet on inflation, bloomberg reported tuesday.
the german lender's supervisory board is reportedly investigating whether traders flouted risk limits on derivatives trades ti
new york city's four seasons restaurant, famous for its power lunch and influential clientele, officially closed its doors last july. in early may, a new restaurant called the grill opened in the space in the seagram building that was once home
automotive industry groups urged lawmakers on tuesday to scrap the "patchwork of inconsistent laws and regulations" that currently apply to autonomous vehicles.
david strickland, general counsel for the self-driving
brussels/frankfurt (reuters) - beyond a headline-grabbing 2.4 billion euro ($2.7 billion) fine eu antitrust regulators have leveled against google, the internet giant is likely to be shackled for years by tuesday's precedent-setting decision def
the smog levels in the southern chinese city of liuzhou are not yet dire, but if the city fails to deal with its pollution, it will only get worse over time.
italian design firm stefano boeri architetti believes that building a neighbo
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faang stocks have been on a roller coaster the past several weeks.
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