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Todays Top Business News
From around the world and across the street.

Microsoft's Bing blocked in China: FT report
1 hour ago
Microsoft Corp's Bing search engine has been blocked in China following a government order, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Asian shares edge up, ECB meeting in focus
1 hour ago
Asian shares rose on Thursday after Wall Street managed to end higher, but gains were capped by political uncertainty in the United States and worries about weakening global economic growth.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Huawei executive has strong case to fight extradition: Canadian envoy
1 hour ago
A top executive from Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] being held in Canada can make "strong arguments" against extradition to the United States, in part due to President Donald Trump's politicization of the case, Canada's ambassador to China said.
[From Reuters: Business News]
PG&E sees cost of complying with judge's wildfire plan at $75 billion-$150 bil...
1 hour ago
California power company PG&E Corp , which expects to soon file for bankruptcy, said on Wednesday it would cost between $75 billion and $150 billion to fully comply with a judge's order to inspect its power grid and remove or trim trees that could fall into power lines and trigger wildfires.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Renault board meets to choose successor to Ghosn
2 hours ago
Renault's board will meet on Thursday to replace Chairman and Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn, in a move that could help ease tensions with alliance partner Nissan following Ghosn's arrest in Japan for alleged financial misconduct.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Boeing's flying car lifts off in race to revolutionize urban travel
2 hours ago
Boeing Co said on Wednesday its flying car prototype hovered briefly in the air during an inaugural test flight, a small but significant step as the world's largest planemaker bids to revolutionize urban transportation and parcel delivery services.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Ford fourth-quarter results weighed down by losses overseas
2 hours ago
Ford Motor Co on Wednesday posted a lower operating fourth-quarter profit as losses in every global region except North America weighed on results.
[From Reuters: Business News]
JPMorgan's private bank expands business in Mexico: regional CEO
2 hours ago
JPMorgan Chase & Co's private bank is expanding in Mexico and elsewhere in Latin America, the unit's regional CEO said on Wednesday, as wealth creation and political changes bolster the sector's prospects.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Citadel's Griffin buys New York condo for record $238 million
3 hours ago
Ken Griffin, the billionaire founder of hedge fund Citadel, has paid $238 million for a penthouse condominium overlooking Manhattan's Central Park, a spokesman for Griffin said on Wednesday, in a deal that sets a record for a U.S. home sale.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Wall Street edges higher as upbeat earnings dampened by trade, shutdown woes
3 hours ago
Wall Street ended slightly higher on Wednesday after a spate of upbeat earnings reports, but lingering concerns about trade tensions and the longest U.S. government shutdown ever limited the advance.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Boeing says prolonged government shutdown could hurt business: CNBC
3 hours ago
Boeing Co has warned that a prolonged U.S. government shutdown could hurt its business as well as the broader aviation industry, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing an emailed statement from the plane-maker.
[From Reuters: Business News]
New Zealand PM says country is not discriminating against Huawei
3 hours ago
New Zealand's prime minister has assured Chinese telecoms equipment group Huawei Technologies Co Ltd of even-handed treatment after the small U.S. ally blocked the sale of some Huawei equipment citing national security concerns.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Procter & Gamble bets on demand for high-end fabric, skin-care products
4 hours ago
Procter & Gamble Co raised its sales forecast for the year on Wednesday after quarterly results topped Wall Street expectations, boosted by price hikes and strong demand for premium fabric and skin care products.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Stocks seesaw, dollar off; global, U.S. worries weigh
4 hours ago
The MSCI global stock index ended Wednesday's choppy trading session with a small gain as worries over U.S. politics, global economic growth and trade tensions were countered by a boost from quarterly earnings reports.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Tesla to cut production hours for Model S and X
5 hours ago
Tesla Inc said on Wednesday it is reducing production hours for higher-priced Model S and Model X cars, just days after saying it would cut jobs as the electric carmaker looks to make more affordable versions of the Model 3 sedan.
[From Reuters: Business News]
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