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10/21/2017 08:17 AM
China economy on track to hit 2017 growth target - state planner
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economy is on track to meet the official growth target for 2017, the head of the state planning agency said on Saturday.

10/21/2017 08:01 AM
China's state firms to benefit from stronger Party - state asset head
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Strengthening the role of the Communist Party in the governance of China's state-owned enterprises (SOEs) will improve their performance and not hurt private investors, the head of the state-asset regulator told reporters.

10/21/2017 07:05 AM
China to step up regulations on micro-credit industry - media
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China is considering tightening controls over the "pay-day" loan industry amid concerns that unscrupulous operators may charge millions of borrowers excessive interest rates, the official Securities Daily reported.

10/21/2017 03:23 AM
Japan's Mitsubishi, U.S. partner to invest $1.8 billion in data centres - media
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp plans to set up a joint venture with U.S. data centre operator Digital Realty Trust and build around 10 data centres in Japan by 2022 for 200 billion yen (£1.36 billion), the Nikkei said on Saturday.

10/20/2017 10:15 PM
Airbus CSeries deal could boost Belfast jobs - Greg Clark
LONDON/MONTREAL (Reuters) - A deal giving Airbus SE a controlling stake in Bombardier Inc's CSeries jets should lead to extra work for the Canadian planemaker's factory in Northern Ireland, UK Business Secretary Greg Clark said on Friday after meeting with executives from both companies.

10/20/2017 06:58 PM
Activist investor RBR wants to build $1 billion stake in Credit Suisse
ZURICH (Reuters) - Activist investor RBR Capital Advisors wants to expand its stake in Credit Suisse to 1 billion Swiss francs (769.83 million pounds), as the hedge fund pushes to spin off the Swiss lender's investment bank and asset management business.

10/20/2017 06:56 PM
Pilots at Ryanair's largest base reject pay offer
DUBLIN (Reuters) - A majority of Ryanair pilots at its largest base have rejected management's offer of improved pay and conditions, the airline said on Friday, dealing a blow to its efforts to address a recent pilot shortage.

10/20/2017 05:21 PM
John Lewis winning in challenging market, boss says
OXFORD, England (Reuters) - John Lewis, Britain's largest department store operator, is outperforming a challenging market as it approaches the key Christmas trading period, its boss said on Friday.

10/20/2017 04:47 PM
Workers at Tata Steel's Dutch arm oppose Thyssenkrupp merger
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The works council of Tata Steel Netherlands said on Friday it opposed preliminary plans by Tata Steel and Thyssenkrupp to combine their European steelmaking operations into a joint venture (JV) and would fight to block it if necessary.

10/20/2017 04:36 PM
BMW raided in cartel investigation as Daimler claims immunity
MUNICH/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - BMW's headquarters were raided by European Union officials investigating an alleged cartel among German carmakers, it said on Friday, as rival Daimler claimed whistleblower status in an effort to avoid fines.