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Fox News Emerges as Most Popular Way to Watch Impeachment

Fox News Emerges as Most Popular Way to Watch Impeachment

About 10 million people watched the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on the six broadcast and cable networks in the first two days, with Fox News drawing the biggest audience,
India’s Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Vodafone’s Plea Over Payments

India’s Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Vodafone’s Plea Over Payments

India’s top court agreed to hear a plea by Bharti Airtel Ltd. and Vodafone Idea Ltd. seeking more time to negotiate terms of payment for the $7 billion the two operators owe the government in
Ethiopia Pushes Privatization to Give Its Economy a Sugar Rush

Ethiopia Pushes Privatization to Give Its Economy a Sugar Rush

The government needs to boost the economy to deal with dwindling exports and growing foreign debt.
Hong Kong $1.5 Billion Fund Bets 2020 Is ‘Year of the Renminbi’

Hong Kong $1.5 Billion Fund Bets 2020 Is ‘Year of the Renminbi’

The year of the rat, soon to be kicked off after China’s lunar New Year, is lining up to be a strong year for China’s currency and its government bonds.
German Tech Needs Politicians to Step Up, GetYourGuide COO Says

German Tech Needs Politicians to Step Up, GetYourGuide COO Says

A lack of political will and understanding is hindering German sovereign wealth and pension funds from investing in the country’s startup and tech scene, the co-founder of GetYourGuide said.
South Africa Readies Asset Sales as SAA Faces Funding Crisis

South Africa Readies Asset Sales as SAA Faces Funding Crisis

The Ramaphosa administration is accelerating the sale of government assets to fund its cash-strapped airline and other distressed state-owned companies.
T-Mobile’s Fate With Judge After Last Arguments in Sprint Trial

T-Mobile’s Fate With Judge After Last Arguments in Sprint Trial

T-Mobile US Inc.’s bid to buy wireless rival Sprint Corp. is in a judge’s hands after the companies made their final plea for him to reject a state lawsuit seeking to block the deal.
Malaysia Wants to Break Up Big Firms Without Hurting Stocks

Malaysia Wants to Break Up Big Firms Without Hurting Stocks

Malaysia is considering the merits of having the state control its biggest companies, after moves to break up their dominance in sectors from the Internet to electricity led to declines in Asia’s
U.S. Proposes Overhaul of Antitrust Rules for Vertical Mergers

U.S. Proposes Overhaul of Antitrust Rules for Vertical Mergers

U.S. antitrust enforcers are proposing new guidelines for determining whether to approve mergers that combine companies that don’t compete with one another but operate in the same supply chain.

NYC Council Targets GrubHub For Laws Protecting Restaurants

When you order your favorite food from an app-based delivery service, you may not be aware that restaurant owners say those companies’ high commissions could drive them out of business.
As Extreme Storms Wreck Power Grids, Japan Seeks Home Battery Networks

As Extreme Storms Wreck Power Grids, Japan Seeks Home Battery Networks

After recent typhoons ravaged Japan’s grid and disrupted power to almost 1.4 million customers, the government is encouraging homeowners to invest in storage systems, seeking to marry batteries with
Chinese Companies Are Scrambling to Survive Trump’s Blacklist

Chinese Companies Are Scrambling to Survive Trump’s Blacklist

The co-founder of China’s SenseTime Group Ltd. was visiting New York to encourage more collaboration with the U.S. on artificial intelligence when he heard the news: The Trump administration had
Traders Brace for Canadian Earnings, Election as Drama Heats Up

Traders Brace for Canadian Earnings, Election as Drama Heats Up

Canada’s election and a handful of bellwether earnings should perk things up after a holiday-shortened week in which volume slumped on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the benchmark equity index went
Hong Kong Protesters Rage Against Corporate China's Growing Control

Hong Kong Protesters Rage Against Corporate China's Growing Control

The black-clad protesters pushing back against China’s influence in Hong Kong aren’t just focusing on Carrie Lam and the police. They’re also targeting mainland-based brands such as Bank of China
Elizabeth Warren Proposes Steep Lobbying Taxes on Top U.S. Companies

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Steep Lobbying Taxes on Top U.S. Companies

Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday unveiled details of a tax on lobbying that would cost some of the biggest U.S. corporations hundreds of millions of dollars.
Facebook Libra Payments Partners Waver on Cryptocurrency

Facebook Libra Payments Partners Waver on Cryptocurrency

Four payments companies that have joined Facebook Inc. as founding members of the Libra Association are wavering over whether to officially sign on to the cryptocurrency project, according to people
Trump Gives Businesses Deregulation Whether They Want It or Not

Trump Gives Businesses Deregulation Whether They Want It or Not

Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to ease the grip of environmental rules he said were throttling businesses. But time and again, his deregulatory moves as president have drawn the ire of the very
Trump Presses to Lure Boris Johnson on Top Foreign Policy Issues

Trump Presses to Lure Boris Johnson on Top Foreign Policy Issues

As Boris Johnson hurtles toward a no-deal Brexit that could leave the U.K. diplomatically adrift and economically vulnerable, President Donald Trump is looking to seize an opportunity to lure the
Executives Abandon South African State Companies Over Indecision

Executives Abandon South African State Companies Over Indecision

Top South African businessmen called upon to help save ailing state-owned companies are abandoning their posts, frustrated by indecision and political interference.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Vows to Press Ahead With Reforms

Ethiopian Prime Minister Vows to Press Ahead With Reforms

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed vowed to press ahead with his reform agenda, saying he won’t be deterred by attacks on the country’s leadership.