Sectors

Ford

Ford sees improving conditions in the Americas by 2020

Ford Motor Co (F.N) expects North American sales will rise to 3.5 million vehicles by 2020 from 2.9 million in 2013, executives said at an analyst briefing on Monday at company headquarters.

Read Full Article
A real state sign is seen near a row of homes in the Haight Ashbury

U.S. home prices rise less than expected in July: S&P/Case-Shiller

U.S. single-family home prices rose in July on a year-over-year basis but fell short of expectations, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday.

Read Full Article
biotechnology

China launches media campaign to back genetically modified crops

China's government has kicked off a media campaign in support of genetically modified crops, as it battles a wave of negative publicity over a technology it hopes will play a major role in boosting its food security.

Read Full Article
France

France uses tax to put pressure on hepatitis C drug prices

France will tax drugmakers whose costly hepatitis C drugs threaten to throw off course its healthcare budget, the government has said, heaping pressure on pharmaceutical companies like Gilead Sciences to cut their prices.

Read Full Article
eBay Inc

Launching marketplace, eBay aims to drive consolidation in Russia

Internet auction site eBay intends to drive a wave of consolidation in Russia's e-commerce market over the next couple of years, persuading smaller companies to get on board as the economy weakens.

Read Full Article
Medtronic Inc

New U.S. tax rules may lead Medtronic to redo inversion deal

U.S. medical device maker Medtronic Inc is likely to try to renegotiate the structure and terms of its $42.9 billion deal to buy Ireland's Covidien Plc in response to new U.S. tax rules, according to people familiar with the situation.

Read Full Article
Mining

Miner NWR sells 75 pct of new shares in rights issue

Czech hard coal miner New World Resources (NWR) said on Tuesday investors took up 3.78 billion new shares in a rights issue that is part of the company's debt and equity restructuring plans.

Read Full Article
Club Med

Bonomi letter keeps French Club Med bid battle alive

Italian tycoon Andrea Bonomi has written to directors of his bid target Club Mediterranee (CMIP.PA) asking for updated financial information, a letter seen by Reuters shows, in a sign he still hopes to win control of the French holiday company.

Read Full Article
Chevron logo

EnLink buys Henry Hub and other Louisiana gas pipelines from Chevron

EnLink Midstream (ENLK.N) (ENLC.N) said on Monday it had signed a $235 million deal with Chevron Corp (CVX.N) to buy natural gas pipelines in Southern Louisiana, including those linked to the Henry Hub supply point that sets U.S. futures prices.

Read Full Article
E-cigarette

Chinese e-cigarette maker Kimree files for U.S. IPO

Chinese e-cigarette maker Kimree Inc filed to list its shares in the United States at a time when e-cigarette companies are finding it harder to raise capital amid rising competition and increasing regulatory oversight.

Read Full Article
Don Quijote

Don Quijote to open Japanese take-out food chain in U.S. next year

Japanese discount store operator Don Quijote Holdings will open a new chain in the United States early next year selling take-out Japanese food such as deep-fried oysters and noodles to tap growing demand for Japanese cuisine, the company's chief executive said on Tuesday.

Read Full Article
Microsoft

Norwegian Instagram rival to launch child safe tablet with Microsoft

Kuddle, a Norwegian picture sharing app designed for children, plans to launch a child safe tablet with Microsoft on Dec 1, and expects to sign funding deals with several venture capital firms within weeks, its chief executive said on Monday.

Read Full Article
BMW auto show

BMW launches automated driving project in China with Baidu

German luxury carmaker BMW is teaming up with Chinese internet giant Baidu to start highly automated driving trials in Beijing and Shanghai.

Read Full Article
Cisco

Cisco sets $1 billion investment for global cloud computing network

Cisco Systems will invest $1 billion over two years to expand its cloud offerings, the company said on Monday, linking hundreds of data centers and cloud providers around the world in a network with more than 30 partners.

Read Full Article
Airbus A350 XWB

Airbus seen set to win A350 certification on Tuesday

Airbus (AIR.PA) looks set to win European safety certification for its newest airliner, the A350, on Tuesday, people familiar with the plans said.

Read Full Article
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  

Subscribe to VCpost newsletter

Sign up for our Deals of the Day newsletter.
We will not spam you!

Real Time Analytics