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Virgin Atlantic to cut 500 jobs: WSJ report

(Reuters) – Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd [VA.UL], owned by its British billionaire founder Richard Branson, is cutting about 500 jobs as it seeks to reduce costs and improve its financial resilience, the Wall Street Journal reported. The cuts will be … Continue reading

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Stocks tick up, Greece keeps trading volatile; euro off

By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks ended slightly higher on Wall Street in volatile trade on Tuesday and a global equities gauge was flat, while the euro fell as Greece grappled with a looming deadline on a debt … Continue reading

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Virgin Atlantic to cut 500 jobs

(Reuters) – Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd [VA.UL], owned by its British billionaire founder Richard Branson, is cutting about 500 jobs as it seeks to reduce costs and improve its financial resilience, the Wall Street Journal reported. The cuts will be … Continue reading

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China June factory, services surveys fuel hopes economy levelling out, no quick rebound seen

By Kevin Yao BEIJING (Reuters) – Activity in China’s factory sector expanded slightly in June though not as much as expected, while growth in the services sector sped up, official surveys showed, offering some signs that the world’s second-largest economy … Continue reading

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U.S. economy nearing full employment, bounced back in second quarter: Fed’s Fischer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. economy probably bounced back to an annual growth rate of around 2.5 percent in the second quarter, and the labor market is approaching full employment, Federal Reserve vice chairman Stanley Fischer said on Tuesday. He … Continue reading

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U.S. approval of AT&T-DirecTV deal expected as soon as next week: sources

By Alina Selyukh and Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – ATT Inc’s (T.N) proposed $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV (DTV.O) is expected to get U.S. regulatory approval as soon as next week, according to people familiar with the matter, a decision … Continue reading

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GE Capital CEO sees asset sale pace speeding up in third quarter

By Lewis Krauskopf (Reuters) – The head of General Electric Co’s (GE.N) finance unit said Tuesday he expects the pace of GE Capital asset sales will accelerate in the third quarter as the U.S. conglomerate eyes unloading an even bigger … Continue reading

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Nike Chairman Phil Knight to step down in 2016

(Reuters) – Nike Inc (NKE.N), the world’s largest sports shoe company, said Chairman and co-founder Phil Knight would step down next year. Knight recommended that Chief Executive Mark Parker succeeds him as chairman. Parker has been CEO since 2006. Chairman … Continue reading

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Wall Street set to open higher on hopes of Greece deal

By Sweta Singh REUTERS – Wall Street was set to open higher on Tuesday, a day after the Dow and the SP 500 registered their worst session since October, as investors hoped Greece would strike a last-minute deal to avoid … Continue reading

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India’s InterGlobe Aviation, operator of IndiGo, files for IPO

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s InterGlobe Aviation Ltd, which operates the country’s biggest airline IndiGo, on Tuesday filed a draft prospectus for an initial public offering to list on the domestic stock market. InterGlobe Aviation said in a statement the initial … Continue reading

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