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FCC pauses clock on Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Friday it paused its "shot-clock" on the review of the proposed $45 billion merger between the two largest U.S. cable providers, Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc.

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Challenge awaits bond star Gross at team-spirited Janus

Investors hope the Bond King can remake himself as a team player. Bill Gross last week abruptly left Newport Beach, California-based Pimco, the firm he built into a bond giant, to join Janus Capital Group (JNS.N), a small Denver firm that touts on its website how its friendly, team-oriented culture creates "strong collaborators."

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Wall St. rallies; S&P 500 posts best day since August

The S&P 500 posted its best day since August on Friday following a stronger-than-expected September U.S. jobs report that bolstered the outlook for the U.S. economy.

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Japan August machinery orders seen rising slightly, current account surplus trimmed

Japan's August core machinery orders due next week are expected to rise modestly for a third straight month, a Reuters poll found - doing little to ease fears that the government's growth-promotion policies aren't working fast enough.

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Facebook wins EU approval for $19 billion WhatsApp bid

Facebook (FB.O), the world's most popular social network, gained European Union clearance on Friday for its proposed $19 billion takeover of mobile messaging startup WhatsApp in a deal setting it against the telecoms industry.

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Euro zone business growth in September weakest this year: PMI

Euro zone business grew at the slowest rate this year in September, reflecting falling demand in the region where new orders were the weakest in almost a year, surveys showed on Friday.

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Wall St. ends flat, small caps rebound in volatile day

U.S. stocks ended flat in a volatile session on Thursday as energy stocks rebounded and investors bought beaten-down shares, especially small caps.

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No relief ahead for the battered Canadian dollar: Reuters poll

The coming year is unlikely to bring any relief to the weakening Canadian dollar as the Bank of Canada's neutral stance prompted analysts in a Reuters poll to renew their pessimistic forecasts for the currency.

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Asia down as Ebola scare hits Wall St., dollar rally on pause

Asian stocks fell on Thursday, dragged lower after the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States spooked Wall Street overnight, while a bout of risk aversion pushed down yields and put the dollar's recent rally on pause.

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Oak Hill Capital Partners

Investcorp to complete $1.43 billion Berlin Packaging sale to Oak Hill in October

Alternative investment manager Investcorp will complete the $1.43 billion sale of Berlin Packaging to Oak Hill Capital Partners in the first week of October, it said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Dollar scales six-year peak vs. yen, euro struggle intensifies

The dollar rose above 110 yen for the first time in six years and held near a two-year peak against the euro on Wednesday, as investors added to bets that U.S. data will drive the Federal Reserve to tighten policy.

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Ackman's Pershing Square raises $3 billion in fund listing

Pershing Square Holdings, a fund managed by activist investor Bill Ackman, raised $3.07 billion ahead of a stock market listing in Amsterdam, the company said on Wednesday.

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News Corp Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch

News Corp to buy real estate website operator Move for $950 mln

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp (NWSA.O) said it would buy Move Inc (MOVE.O), the owner of property websites such as realtor.com, for about $950 million to expand its digital marketing business.

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Australian Securities Exchange

Stocks head for worst quarter since euro crisis, dollar reigns

World markets were in hesitant mood on Tuesday as investors wondered what China's response would be to civil unrest in Hong Kong, while the U.S. dollar eased off the throttle after its biggest quarterly gain in six years.

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Wall St. ends down on Hong Kong tensions, Ford outlook

U.S. stocks ended lower on Monday following protests in Hong Kong that added to worries about Chinese growth and after a disappointing forecast from Ford Motor Co(F.N).

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