LSE reports higher income, says exploring investments

(Reuters) – London Stock Exchange Group reported higher quarterly income as its clearing and FTSE Russell index compiling businesses grew strongly, adding it was exploring investments to drive growth after the collapse of its proposed Deutsche Boerse merger.

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Number of BBC bosses on salaries over 150,000 pounds rises despite promise to cut

LONDON (Reuters) – The number of senior managers at the BBC earning more than 150,000 pounds a year has risen despite a promise by the publicly-funded broadcaster to cut the figure by a fifth, Britain’s spending watchdog said on Wednesday.

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Trump’s concession on wall funding removes obstacle from spending talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The threat of a U.S. government shutdown this weekend appeared to recede on Tuesday after President Donald Trump backed away from a demand that Congress include funding for his planned border wall with Mexico in a spending bill.

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Credit Suisse to raise $4 billion in rights issue, ditches Swiss unit IPO

ZURICH (Reuters) – Credit Suisse will raise around 4 billion Swiss francs ($4 billion) (3.14 billion pounds) through a rights offering to catch up to European rivals on capital, ditching plans to float a minority stake in its Swiss banking unit.

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Toshiba plans to replace auditor PwC after earnings impasse

TOKYO (Reuters) – Toshiba Corp , the troubled Japanese conglomerate, wants to replace auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata (PwC) to resolve an impasse over full-year earnings and remain listed, two sources briefed on the matter said.

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Thai police to review procedures for taking down content after Facebook killing

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Police in Thailand on Wednesday said they would discuss how to speed up taking down “inappropriate online content” after a man broadcast himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in a live video on Facebook.

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ASEAN statement to go easy on Beijing over South China Sea dispute

MANILA (Reuters) – Southeast Asian nations would adopt a softer than usual tone about South China Sea disputes at a leaders’ summit on Saturday in Manila, and exclude references to militarisation or island-building, according to a draft of the chairman’s statement.

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