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Macau regulator says met with Wynn executives over sexual harassment claims

FILE PHOTO: Steve Wynn, Chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, speaks over the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., May 3, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Macau’s gaming regulator met with representatives of U.S. mogul Steve Wynn inside the Chinese controlled territory over claims within a newspaper report that he …

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Health insurer Aetna quarterly profit soars 75.5 %

A logo of Aetna is displayed on a monitor over the floor from the Lse following the outlet bell in New York, U.S., December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

(Reuters) – Aetna Inc <AET.N>, who has accepted can be bought by CVS Health Inc <CVS.N>, reported a 75.5 % rise in quarterly profit , due to lower …

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Australian regulator starts law suit against CBA over rate-manipulation allegations

FILE PHOTO: A Commonwealth Bank logo adorns a computerized Tellar Machine (ATM) situated in Sydney, Australia November 12, 2014. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s corporate regulator said it had started court proceedings against Commonwealth Bank of Australia over rate-manipulation allegations.

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) said the country’s biggest bank was involved with …

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Uber sells vehicle lease portfolio of unit to startup firm Fair

The Uber logo sometimes appears on mobile telephone london, Britain, September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

(Reuters) – Ride-hailing firm Uber on Tuesday claimed it would sell vehicles as well as existing lease portfolio from the auto-leasing business Xchange Leasing to startup digital car marketplace Fair.

The companies wouldn\’t disclose financial terms.

“We bought every car inside portfolio that …

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Walmart to share with you inventory data with suppliers in grapple with Amazon

The Wal-Mart business logo is seen outside a Wal-Mart Stores Inc company distribution center in Bentonville, Arkansas June 6, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking (Country – Tags: BUSINESS)

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc <WMT.N> said the firm will share more data with suppliers to move faster in replenishing out-of-stock items the way it efforts to better …

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VW suspends chief lobbyist over diesel fume tests

A Volkswagen logo is so visible at Serramonte Volkswagen in Colma, California, U.S., October 3, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

BERLIN (Reuters) – Volkswagen <VOWG_p.DE> said on Tuesday it\’s suspended its chief lobbyist Thomas Steg amid steps to clear up the circumstances of diesel fume tests conducted with monkeys and humans this were sponsored with the carmaker.

The German …

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U.S. businesses optimistic on China growth, bemoan unfair treatment

A woman walks for the Bund while you\’re watching financial district of Pudong in Shanghai March 5, 2015. REUTERS/Aly Song

BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. firms are more confident China will further available to foreign purchase of future years, a top-notch business lobby said on Tuesday, even so it cautioned that “astounding” three-quarters of the members never …

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Pencil-maker Faber-Castell sharpens up for digital age

Wood-cased coloured pencils are pictured in the shop at Faber-Castell manufacturer in Stein near Nuremberg, Germany January 16, 2018. Picture taken January 16, 2018. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

NUREMBERG, Germany (Reuters) – If ever the digital revolution might consign almost anything to the dustbin of history, perhaps you believe the humble pencil will be a leading contender.

However, utilizing …

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Israel’s Blockchain Mining investigates Nasdaq, Toronto listings

FILE PHOTO – A take a look at the outside of the Nasdaq market site in Times Square as soon as the Nasdaq breached the 6,000 mark the very first time ever on Tuesday, in New York City, NY, U.S. April 25, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Blockchain Mining Ltd <BLCM.TA> said on Tuesday …

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RBS restructuring arm could not convert ‘vast majority’ of businesses – CEO

Royal Bank of Scotland us president Ross McEwan speaks within the interview with Reuters at Canary Wharf within london, Britain July 7, 2015. REUTERS/Neil Hall

LONDON (Reuters) – Royal Bank of Scotland’s <RBS.L> restructuring business wouldn\’t change the “vast majority” of small companies it worked with, Leader Ross McEwan said in reply to lawmakers’ questions.

McEwan and …