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  1. British wage growth has turned around - Bank of England's Forbes

    British wage growth has turned around - Bank of England's Forbes

    LONDON (Reuters) - British wage growth has turned around and will feed through to higher inflation at some point, meaning the Bank of England will have to start thinking about raising interest rates, ...

  2. Airbus Group takes 551 million euro A400M charge

    Airbus Group takes 551 million euro A400M charge

    MUNICH (Reuters) - Europe's Airbus Group took a charge of 551 million euros (400 million pounds) due to latest delays on the A400M military transporter and adjusted civil production rat...

  3. Buffett, a cheerleader for America, takes his checkbook abroad

    Buffett, a cheerleader for America, takes his checkbook abroad

    By Luciana Lopez and Jonathan Stempel
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett, in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders last year, called America "the mother lode of oppo...

  4. Under Russia, isolated Crimea is twilight zone for business

    Under Russia, isolated Crimea is twilight zone for business

    Simferopol (AFP) - Circling her thumb and index finger to make a zero, Tatyana Chernetskaya sums up how many clients her Crimean firm has one year after Russia took over the peninsula: "None."

  5. Russia to mull allowing China over 50 percent stake in strategic oil, gas fields - TASS

    Russia to mull allowing China over 50 percent stake in strategic oil, gas fields - TASS

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian government is ready to consider allowing Chinese investors to take more than 50 percent stakes in strategic oil and gas fields, TASS news agency quoted Deputy Prime Mini...

  6. Asian markets largely flat in morning trade

    Asian markets largely flat in morning trade

    Hong Kong (AFP) - Asian markets were largely flat in morning trade Friday after the dollar firmed on US inflation data, while disappointing Japanese figures challenged Tokyo's war on falling prices.

  7. Sochi Olympics made $53 mln profit: IOC

    Sochi Olympics made $53 mln profit: IOC

    Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - The 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia's Sochi made an operating profit of more than $53 million, the International Olympic Committee disclosed on Thursday.

  8. Yamaha aims to launch two-seater car in Europe as early as 2019 -source

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese motorcycle maker Yamaha Motor Co Ltd <7272.T> aims to start making and selling two-seater cars in Europe as early as 2019, targeting environmentally-conscious drivers,...

  9. Chelsea seal huge sponsorship deal with Japanese firm

    Chelsea seal huge sponsorship deal with Japanese firm

    London (AFP) - Chelsea on Thursday revealed The Yokohama Rubber Company Ltd will be their shirt sponsor from next season in a five-year deal which is reported to be the second largest in Premier League history.

  10. White House sees China as trump card in trade debate

    By Jason Lange
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration is confident lawmakers will warm up to a proposed Pacific free trade deal on the grounds it is a chance for the United Sta...

  11. Carlyle splashes out $31.2 million on former JPMorgan executive

    By Greg Roumeliotis
    (Reuters) - Carlyle Group LP paid its co-president who was hired last year from JPMorgan Chase & Co $31.2 million (20.2 million pounds...

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