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Saudi Chemical Maker Eyeing Houston for Americas Headquarters

Saudi Basic Industries Corp. proposed building a Houston headquarters for its Western Hemisphere operations as the Middle East’s dominant chemical maker seeks to capitalize on the U.S. shale boom.
Hold Your Horses on Italian Exit Polls If History Is Any Guide

Hold Your Horses on Italian Exit Polls If History Is Any Guide

Investors trading on the outcome of Italian voting should be warned: take exit polls with a pinch of salt.
‘It's Like 1994 Again’: South African CEOs Hail Ramaphosa Win

‘It's Like 1994 Again’: South African CEOs Hail Ramaphosa Win

South African company heads cheered the start of Cyril Ramaphosa’s presidency, saying that business and consumer confidence were sure to improve following the departure of scandal-hit Jacob Zuma.
China Won't Use Treasuries to Warn Trump, Eurasia Group Says

China Won't Use Treasuries to Warn Trump, Eurasia Group Says

China wouldn’t let geopolitical issues drive decisions on foreign exchange holdings, the Eurasia Group said, after Bloomberg News reported officials had recommended scaling back U.S. government debt
Brexit Bulletin: Defeated

Brexit Bulletin: Defeated

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Would You Run U.K. Plc Like May Runs Brexit? Business Asks

Would You Run U.K. Plc Like May Runs Brexit? Business Asks

Theresa May and her government “confuses the hell” out of the European Union and needs to “get unified” if it wants to succeed in Brexit negotiations, according to the head of the U.K.’s main business
With Arctic Drilling Under Attack, Norway Oil Chiefs Fight Back

With Arctic Drilling Under Attack, Norway Oil Chiefs Fight Back

The man overseeing western Europe’s biggest crude spigot is fighting back against the oil doubters.