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Citigroup Inc

Citi to pay allowance to compensate for limited bonuses

Citigroup Inc (C.N) has told senior staff in Europe that they would receive fixed monthly pay in addition to their salaries in an attempt to compensate for rules that limit bonuses to up to twice the level of base salaries, the Financial Times reported, citing several people.

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Japanese 10,000 yen note

Weak data to test BOJ's rosy economic view, policy on hold

The Bank of Japan will maintain its existing stimulus policy and optimistic economic view on when it meets on Thursday, sources say, preferring to take more time to gauge whether a run of weak data is sufficient to threaten a fragile recovery.

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China's official PMI slips to 51.1 in August

An index of growth in China's vast manufacturing sector fell from a 27-month high to 51.1 in August, a government study showed on Monday, slightly less than forecast and adding to signs of growing softness in the Chinese economy.

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Apple Inc.

New Apple iPhone to have "mobile wallet" function -Bloomberg

Apple Inc plans to enable its next iPhone to become a mobile wallet by allowing owners to securely make mobile payments in a store with the touch of a finger, Bloomberg said on Sunday, citing a person familiar with the situation.

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Apple

New Apple iPhone to have "mobile wallet" function -Bloomberg

Apple Inc plans to enable its next iPhone to become a mobile wallet by allowing owners to securely make mobile payments in a store with the touch of a finger, Bloomberg said on Sunday, citing a person familiar with the situation.

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The billion-dollar fall of the house of Espirito Santo

The billion-dollar fall of the house of Espirito Santo

On June 9, with his 150-year-old Portuguese corporate dynasty close to collapse, patriarch Ricardo Espirito Santo Salgado made a desperate attempt to save it.

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Francois Hollande

Polls show wide support in France for changes in 35-hour week

Nearly two thirds of the French believe companies should be allowed exemptions to the country's 35-hour working week if they reach agreements with trade unions, two polls showed on Saturday.

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Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton not pregnant? Duchess of Cambridge to make visits to Malta and Italy as royal family to move out of Kensington due to Prince William's new job

It could be recalled in the past that when Princess Kate was having the yet-unborn George, her sensitive health had led the royal family to postpone her public engagements unless the doctors have cleared her. Kensington Palace recently unveiled the Duchess of Cambridge's upcoming engagements, as published by Breathecast, "Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge will visit Malta on 20th and 21st of September 2014 to represent Her Majesty The Queen on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Malta's independence."

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Chairman and chief executive of Alibaba Group Jack Ma speaks at a news conference in Beijing

Mega-IPO to rekindle the 'bromance' behind Alibaba's rise

Masayoshi Son's nose for an investment has turned a $20 million start-up punt on Alibaba into a stake worth maybe $50 billion or more as the Chinese e-commerce giant co-founded and led by Jack Ma heads to what could be the biggest U.S. tech IPO of all time.

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Maria Sharapova

Are Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov headed for breakup? Couple allegedly unfollowed each other on Twitter; Dimitrov wants to team up for mixed doubles, but Sharapova wants only John McEnroe

Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov are speculated to be headed for breakup following the two's alleged unfollowing of each other and not spending time before the start of the US Open. Sharapova has also publicly announced she only wants to play mixed doubles with John McEnroe despite Dimitrov saying it would be fun to play with his girlfriend as his partner.

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Benedict Cumberbatch

"Sherlock" Benedict Cumberbatch a winner at Emmy's, remains mysterious about girlfriend; "Sherlock" himself did the ice bucket challenge five times!

Benedict Cumberbatch participated in the ice bucket challenge not only once, but five times. The actor however remains private about his private life as rumors describe the mystery woman to have a serious career. Cumberbatch and co-star in "Sherlock" Martin Freeman won big at the Emmy's along with show creator Steven Moffat.

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Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister

"Game of Thrones" banned from filming Cersei's naked walk of shame in Dubrovnik, Croatia; Show not expected to win big at Emmy's despite 19 nominations?

"Game of Thrones" is currently filming, with Cersei's naked walk of penance allegedly set in Dubrovnik, Croatia. However, the production crew might have to look for a new location, as the city has denied a shooting permit for the scene which will feature public nudity. Actor Lena Headey attends Emmy's alongside other cast members.

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Warren Buffett

Buffett to help finance Burger King's acquisition of Tim Hortons

Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) chairman and CEO, Warren Buffett, is helping finance Burger King Worldwide Inc's (BKW.N) take over of Canadian chain Tim Hortons Inc (THI.TO), the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - Variety Executive Arrivals

2014 Primetime Emmy Awards winners and nominees: Jim Parsons, Julia Louis-Dreyfus winner again; "Veep" star receives kiss from Bryan Cranston

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards is happening, and everyone is tuned in. Jim Parsons has won for his performance in "The Big Bang Theory" again, while Julia Louis-Dreyfus wins in the same category for the third time in a row.

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PlayStation 4

Sony PlayStation Network taken down by attack

Sony Corp (6758.T) said on Sunday its PlayStation Network was taken down by a denial of service-style attack and the FBI was investigating the diversion of a flight carrying a top Sony executive amid reports of a claim that explosives were on board.

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