Flipkart, India's largest online retailer, on Saturday said it had raised funding worth $700 million, as it tries to compete with Amazon, which is rapidly scaling up operations in the country.
- Spain's Ferrovial to raise offer for Australia's Transfield
- Urenco owners test market for possible sale
- AstraZeneca CEO says new Pfizer bid unlikely
- Alstom shareholders back 12.35 billion euro sale of power arm to GE
- Delaware court says C&J tie up with Nabors unit can proceed
- Wristband maker Fitbit in talks with banks for IPO
- Cirque du Soleil hires Goldman Sachs to look for partner
Afghanistan does not have enough money to pay salaries this month and has asked aid donors for a bailout before the end of the year, the treasury chief told Reuters on Thursday.
- Uber in talks to sell over $1 billion in convertible debt
- Massive white truffle to be sold at New York auction
- Intel acquires Canadian IT security firm PasswordBox
- Crimeans should pay back loans to Ukrainian banks: Russia
- Chinese team arrives in Liberia to staff Ebola clinic
- Putin says Russia won't demand early repayment of $3 billion lent to Ukraine
- From Monet to Picasso, L.A. museum gets major gift from mogul
Israel is proud to call itself a "Start-up Nation", with more tech firms listed on Nasdaq than any other country outside the United States and China. But two elements are often missing from that success story: women and Arabs.
- Amazon workers strike in Germany as Christmas orders peak
- ECB Draghi: Relationship of financial fragmentation and monetary policy & the Eurosystem’s collateral framework
- Weekly Economic Recap: US Growth performance in line with projections; UK Growth and inflation forecasts lowered; Japan GDP data takes centre stage
- Economics Monitor
- Entrepreneur, 13, gets Intel funding for low-cost Braille printer
- PepsiCo President Zein Abdalla to retire
- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda's speech in Tokyo Ensures Achievement of the Price Stability Target of 2 percent through QQE
Fitness tracking wristband maker Fitbit Inc is in talks with banks for its initial public offering in the United States, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
- Security software maker Veracode taps banks for IPO
- Samsung's Cheil doubles upon debut after $1.4 billion listing
- Chinese developer Dalian Wanda seen pricing HK IPO in top half-IFR
- Alibaba-backed China mobile app Momo says CEO to fight misconduct allegations
- Australian tech listing boom raises red flags
- Thai Jasmine delays $1.2 billion Broadband fund IPO to January
- Vale to consider base metals IPO only if nickel rallies
A merger between oilfield services provider C&J Energy Services Inc (CJES.N) with a unit of Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR.N) can proceed, Delaware's supreme court ruled on Friday.
- U.S. judge rejects HP settlement in Autonomy shareholder case
- U.S. to sell final $1.25 billion shares of Ally Financial from bailout
- U.S. banks to move cautiously into Cuba, trade groups say
- Top Herbalife salesman acknowledges high failure rate in video
- U.S. slaps hefty duties on solar goods from China, Taiwan
- Uber says only some employees have access to 'God View'
- Apple wins digital music U.S. antitrust trial
The boomtown in the heart of Canada's oil sands region is getting nervous. Fort McMurray, surrounded by the boreal forest of northern Canada, has long drawn thousands with jobs that paid six-figure salaries to a region that produces more crude than anywhere else in the Western Hemisphere.
- Original Apple computer sells for $365,000 at New York auction
- Disney-Pixar to translate 'Finding Nemo' film into Navajo
- Only 13 percent of financial firms' top executives are women: study
- In fading Japan hinterland, skeptics doubt 'Abenomics' will cure ills
- Canadian startups woo Silicon Valley expats for top jobs
- China considers tougher tobacco controls: Xinhua
- Ukraine to close state offices, bank services in rebel-held east