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    06 May 2015 Wed

    StanChart says HQ under review amid rising UK bank tax

    Standard Chartered said it continued to keep its domicile under review, particularly given the likelihood Britain's bank tax will continue to rise, raising the prospect it could leave London for Asia.

  • 2
    06 May 2015 Wed

    Accused 'flash crash' trader tells UK court: 'I did nothing wrong'

    The British trader fighting extradition to the United States on charges of having contributed to the 2010 'flash crash' on Wall Street told a London court on Wednesday he had done nothing wrong and was just good at his job.

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    06 May 2015 Wed

    Daimler says Nevada license to help self-drive trucks gain traction

    Daimler has been granted a license by the U.S. state of Nevada to test self-driving trucks on public roads, as the United States and Europe race to establish a regulatory framework for autonomous vehicles.

  • 4
    06 May 2015 Wed

    British supermarket Sainsbury slumps into annual loss

    Mirroring a situation at Britain's biggest retailer Tesco, Sainsbury said it had taken a sizeable writedown on the value of its property after slashing future earnings potential.

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    06 May 2015 Wed

    ECB set to decide on increasing Greek bank lifeline

    The European Central Bank's Governing Council on Wednesday may nudge up the amount of Emergency Liquidity Assistance teetering Greek banks can borrow, as Athens struggles to avert a potentially catastrophic funding crunch.

  • 6
    06 May 2015 Wed

    Apple's Beats Music deals under US scrutiny: Bloomberg

    Apple Inc's move to line up deals with record labels is under U.S. antitrust scrutiny as the iphone maker prepares to debut a new version of the Beats Music streaming service, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • 7
    06 May 2015 Wed

    Bond rout rattles all assets

    A worldwide selloff in government bonds deepened on Wednesday, with the rise in yields to their highest level this year spreading unease across all asset classes and putting stock markets around the world under pressure.

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    06 May 2015 Wed

    Facebook's Sandberg speaks at husband's memorial

    Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg re-emerged in public on Tuesday after the accidental death of her husband last week, offering a personal tribute to him in a Silicon Valley memorial service and on her Facebook page.

  • 9
    06 May 2015 Wed

    Dollar drops as poor trade data cloud rate hike outlook

    The dollar slid against the euro on Tuesday after US data showed a sharp rise in the trade deficit that raised questions about the outlook for an increase in interest rates.

  • 10
    06 May 2015 Wed

    Newspaper weakness hits Murdoch at News Corp

    Deepening woes at newspapers pulled down the earnings for Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, which saw declines in both circulation and advertising for print publications.