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business EU Questions Facebook, WhatsApp Rivals Over Deal

European Union antitrust officials have sent a detailed questionnaire to competitors and customers of Facebook and message service WhatsApp as they probe the proposed $19 billion acquisition of the latter by the California-based tech giant.

17 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

business Rolls-Royce May Lose Exclusive Engine Deal on Osprey

British engineering company may lose its role as sole engine provider for the Pentagon's V-22 aircraft, as the U.S. military explores ways to cut costs.

17 minutes ago // ABC

business Watch: Game Over for Some Atlantic City Casinos

Showboat, Revel and Trump Plaza are all shutting their doors during the next two weeks.

20 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

business EU Sends Questionnaire to Rivals Over Facebook Deal with WhatsApp

European Union antitrust officials have sent a detailed questionnaire to competitors and customers of Facebook Inc. and message service WhatsApp as they probe the proposed $19 billion acquisition of the latter by the California-based tech giant.

22 minutes ago // The Times of India

business Eurozone manufacturing slows further in August

Markit's purchasing managers' index PMI measure of output in the eurozone's manufacturing sectors fell to a figure of 50.7 in August, according to the final estimate.

26 minutes ago // The Independent

business Why Tesco should stop being all things to all men and women

Looking back to the Sir Terry Leahy era at Tesco, I can break it into two.

30 minutes ago // Reuters

business UPDATE 1-Russia, Ukraine agree on gas talks on Sept 6, await EU decision

US KHATYN, Russia, Sept 1 Reuters - Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday that Moscow and Kiev have agreed to hold a new round of talks to resolve a gas crisis on Sept. 6.

35 minutes ago // The Washington Post

business Can fashion designers make tech wearables truly wearable?

When tech companies talkabout wearable devices, fashion designers have been listening. The latest product that combined efforts from the two industries is Ralph Laurenstech-embedded sports shirt,unveiled last week at the start of the U.S. Open tennis championships. The shirt, called Polo Tech, features k

45 minutes ago // The Telegraph

business Defence companies get boost from growing fears of conflict

BAE among defence and aerospace companies boosted by growing global tensions as analysts upgrade rating on the business

56 minutes ago // The Times of India

business Balance of payments surplus for third straight quarter

The balance of payments was a deficit of $300 million in the June quarter of the fiscal year ended in March 2014, the RBI said.

57 minutes ago // The Telegraph

business Gold and oil funds back in favour as investors fear Russian war

Exchange traded gold and oil products enjoy seventh straight weekly gain as investors seeks safe havens

1 hour ago // The Times of India

business Rupee closes at 60.52 against dollar

The partially convertible rupee closed slightly weaker at 60.5250/5350 versus Thursday's close of 60.4950/5050.

1 hour ago // Reuters

business European investors hold nerve as Russia-Ukraine warnings ratchet up

LONDON Reuters - European markets cautiously navigated warnings that the conflict in Ukraine was sliding out of control, focusing instead on whether the European Central Bank will strengthen its stimulus plans when it meets this week.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

business Neil Woodford sells all his HSBC stock due to 'fine inflation'

Fund manager concerned about bank's increasing penalties for past misconduct Continue reading...

1 hour ago // USA Today

business America's favorite six-figure jobs

There are many occupations that pay six-figures but more than few employ less than 100,000 people combined.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

business Putin blamed as UK factories suffer slowdown; Germany posts first surplus since 1991 - business live

Rolling business and financial news, as the latest PMI reports show how factories fared last monthSurprise drop in British manufacturing growth in August

1 hour ago // The New York Times

business DealBook: Heineken to Sell Mexican Packaging Unit to Crown Holdings

The deal values the container unit Empaque at about $1.2 billion and would make Crown Holdings the second-largest beverage can producer in North America.

1 hour ago // Reuters

business U.S. inflation bonds back in vogue

NEW YORK Reuters - U.S. investors are back in the hunt for inflation protection for the first time in two years as rising housing costs - particularly for rent - suggest inflation may finally be waking from its post-recession slumber.

1 hour ago // Reuters

business Hancock succeeds Benmosche as AIG's CEO and president

Sept 1 Reuters - American International Group on Monday said that Peter Hancock has assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer, replacing Robert Benmosche.

1 hour ago // Reuters

business DIARY-S&P 500 EARNINGS MONTH AHEAD

Thomson Reuters Sep 1, 2014 - Diary of S&P 500 Corporate earnings for U.S. companies month ahead. S&P 500 Earnings - MONTH AHEAD Dividends Non S&P 500 - Weekly Federal Reserve events ConferenceCall/Webcast - Weekly Meetings - Weekly The EPS estimate figure is a mean average based on the amount polled. EPS data from Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S Estimates S&P 500 EARNINGS - - - - - - -

1 hour ago // USA Today

business Save of the Day: Hottest online Labor Day deals

This is your key to every big Labor Day deal and coupon in the country!

1 hour ago // Sky News

business Apple's iPhone 6 Could Work As A Mobile Wallet

The tech giant has reportedly struck a deal with major payment networks to allow people to buy goods by swiping their iPhone.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

business Small dip in number of approved mortgages for July

Bank of England reports total value of loans including remortgages was slightly up from June Continue reading...

1 hour ago // BBC

business Russia and China launch gas pipeline

Russia and China begin the construction of a new gas pipeline linking the countries, with a ceremony in the Siberian city of Yakutsk.

1 hour ago // The Times of India

business American Express appoints Manoj Adlakha as India CEO

Adlakha, who will be responsible for running company's consumer card and prepaid businesses, was earlier the head of corporate business at the company, it said in a statement.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

business Stockholm Ebola Suspect Not Carrying Virus

A Stockholm man admitted to hospital Sunday is not carrying the deadly virus, experts say, but test results are awaited on another suspected case in Spain.

1 hour ago // Reuters

business Media, pharma stocks help European shares edge higher

LONDON, Sept 1 Reuters - European shares edged higher to trade near a recent one-month peak on Monday, with mergers and acquisitions speculation surrounding British broadcaster ITV helping media stocks and Novartis leading drugmakers.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

business Samsung Makes Restructuring Move

In the latest of a series of restructuring moves among Samsung Group companies, the shipbuilding and engineering businesses of South Korea's largest conglomerate will merge.

1 hour ago // The Independent

business Berkeley thriving but says price rises are slowing down

Tony Pidgley held back from calling the top of the market on house prices today but warned the market is returning to normal after peaking last year.

1 hour ago // Reuters

business GLOBAL MARKETS-European investors hold nerve as Russia-Ukraine warnings ratchet up

European markets shrug off Ukraine/Russia tensions Euro steady after touching 1-yr low versus dollar in Asia Official China manufacturing data underscores cooling risk U.S. markets closed for Labor Day holiday By Marc Jones LONDON, Sept 1 Reuters - European markets cautiously navigated warnings that the conflict in Ukraine was sliding out of control, focusing instead on whether the European Central Bank will strengthen its stimulus plans when it meets this week.

1 hour ago // The Independent

business Manufacturing industry hit by weaker exports

Manufacturing delivered bad news today as the latest survey of activity in the sector unexpectedly dropped to a 14-month low because of weaker exports and slowing new orders.

1 hour ago // The Independent

business Len Blavatnik in 700m buyout bid for Perform

Britains fourth-richest person, Ukrainian-born tycoon Len Blavatnik today moved to net control of online sports rights group Perform.

1 hour ago // USA Today

business Fla. gator hunt creates market for hides, meat

The state's annual public hunt is a commercial success for trappers and processors.

1 hour ago // USA Today

business How Chinese millionaires are buying their way out of China

There's a going trend among China's richest to use their wealth to live abroad by buying investment visas.

1 hour ago // Reuters

business RPT-COLUMN-Indonesia plays winning hand with global miners: Russell

Repeats with no changes to text --Clyde Russell is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own.--

1 hour ago // Reuters

business INSIGHT-US inflation bonds back in vogue

Investors putting cash to TIPS for first time in 2 years