Samsung's Lee: tainted titan who built a global tech giant
SEOUL (Reuters) - In February 1993, five years after taking over from his father at South Korea's Samsung Group, 51-year-old Lee Kun-hee was frustrated that he wasn't making his mark.
Lee Kun-hee, who made South Korea's Samsung a global powerhouse, dies at 78
SEOUL (Reuters) - Lee Kun-hee, who built Samsung Electronics into a global powerhouse in smartphones, semiconductors and televisions, died on Sunday after spending more than six years in hospital following a heart attack, the company said.
Cenovus Energy to buy Husky Energy in an all-stock deal valued at $23.6 billion
(Reuters) - Cenovus Energy Inc will buy Husky Energy Inc in an all-stock transaction valued at $23.6 billion, the companies said in a statement on Sunday.
Exclusive: Ant may raise up to $17 billion in Shanghai IPO leg as investors submit bids, say sources
HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's Ant Group could raise up to $17.3 billion in the Shanghai leg of the likely $35 billion dual listing, the world's largest ever, after some large investors submitted bids in the range of 68-69 yuan per share, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Wall Street Week Ahead: More U.S. companies offer earnings guidance despite pandemic
NEW YORK (Reuters) - With earnings season in full swing, more companies are again offering earnings guidance, signaling to investors that some corporations are adapting to uncertainty about a global pandemic that may extend deep into next year.
U.S. judge denies new government bid to remove China's WeChat from U.S. app stores
(Reuters) - A U.S. judge in San Francisco on Friday rejected a Justice Department request to reverse a decision that allowed Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google to continue to offer Chinese-owned WeChat for download in U.S. app stores.
U.S. may file antitrust charges against Facebook as soon as November: newspaper
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc may face U.S. anti-trust charges as soon as November, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing four people familiar with the matter.
Coca-Cola European Partners in talks to buy Coca-Cola Amatil: Bloomberg
(Reuters) - Coca-Cola European Partners
is in advanced talks to acquire Australia's Coca-Cola Amatil , Bloomberg News reported on Saturday.
AstraZeneca says its Oxford vaccine deal allows it to add up to 20% of manufacturing costs
(Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc
said on Friday its coronavirus vaccine deal with Oxford University will allow it to add up to 20% of manufacturing costs to cover additional expenses required to be incurred by the British drugmaker.
China's purchases of U.S. farm goods at 71% of target under trade deal: U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China has substantially increased purchases of U.S. farm goods and implemented 50 of 57 technical commitments aimed at lowering structural barriers to U.S. imports since the two nations signed a trade deal in January, the U.S. government said on Friday.