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  • Nov 9- Wall Street bonuses are expected to decline for the first time since 2011, according to a study by compensation consulting firm Johnson Associates Inc.. Morgan Stanley said last quarter that bond trading revenue had fallen 42 percent, while Goldman Sachs Group Inc reported a 33 percent decline. JPMorgan Chase& Co also said it had set aside 13 percent less...

  • OSLO, Nov 9- The board of Norwegian telecoms operator Telenor has terminated a consultancy agreement with former chief executive Jon Fredrik Baksaas due to the continuing police investigation at affiliate Vimpelcom, the company said on Monday. The relationship was ended by mutual agreement and Baksaas has also notified the board that he would waive his...

  • PARIS, Nov 5- Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal began to hit vehicle sales in October, a leading automotive consultancy said on Friday, with the German group losing ground in Western Europe, where overall market growth slowed to 2.7 percent. Registrations rose to 1.06 million cars last month from 1.03 million the previous October, based on published...

  • BOSTON, Oct 30- Hedge fund mogul William Ackman told his investors on Friday that he was confident in his bet on Valeant Pharmaceuticals but faulted the company for a weak response to fraud allegations that have sunk its stock. CVS Health Corp and Express Scripts dropped Philidor from their networks on Thursday. Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management...

  • *3rd- qtr recruitment business revenue up 46 pct. Oct 29- LinkedIn Corp's quarterly revenue and profit handily beat analysts' estimates as the world's biggest professional networking website operator earned more from its recruitment services business and from advertisements and paid memberships. LinkedIn has been spending heavily on expansion by buying...

  • Oct 29- LinkedIn Corp reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit as it earned more from its recruitment services business and benefited from the acquisition of training video company lynda.com. LinkedIn has been spending heavily on buying companies, hiring sales personnel and expanding in China and other markets outside the United...

  • MOVES-BNP Paribas ex-boss Prot joins Boston Consulting Thursday, 29 Oct 2015 | 5:36 AM ET

    PARIS, Oct 29- Baudouin Prot, the former head of French bank BNP Paribas, has joined Boston Consulting as a senior adviser, the international management consultancy said on Thursday. Prot, shaper of the bank's strategy for over a decade, was its chairman until last year after being chief executive from 2003 until 2011.. He resigned last September after the...

  • Oct 22- Alphabet Inc, known until recently as Google Inc, reported better-than-expected revenue and profit in the third quarter, boosted by strong advertising sales driven by YouTube and mobile search. The company said advertising revenue increased 13 percent to $16.78 billion in the three months ended Sept. 30, while the number of total paid clicks rose 23...

  • Oct 22- U.S. companies' borrowing to spend on capital investment fell in September, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association said. Credit approvals totaled 80.5 percent in September, up from 79.3 percent in August, said ELFA, a Washington- based trade association that reports economic activity for the $903 billion equipment finance sector.

  • PARIS, Oct 21- Publicis' sales slowed markedly in the third quarter, hurt by weakness in the United States where customers delayed or cut marketing projects, forcing it to cut its annual organic growth target to 1 percent from 2.5 percent. The results are the latest setback for the world's third-biggest advertising agency by sales, which has been lagging...

  • Oct 21- In his second public appearance since being named Twitter Inc's permanent chief executive earlier this month, Jack Dorsey on Wednesday apologized to the developers who work with the social media company to create apps. "Somewhere along the line our relationship with the developers got a little complicated," Dorsey said at the company's annual...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 19- As California's pension funds discuss divesting from investments in coal companies, a consultant warned on Monday that past efforts to divert CalPERS' money away from investments deemed unethical have cost the largest U.S. public pension fund between $4 billion and $8 billion. In the past, CalPERS has pulled cash out of tobacco and...

  • TD BANK LAYOFFS FOLLOW REVIEW BY BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP- SOURCES.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 14- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared closely divided as it weighed a class action case in which advertising agency Campbell-Ewald Co is attempting to fend off a lawsuit over claims that it violated a federal consumer law by sending unsolicited text messages on behalf of the U.S. Navy. Next month, the court will hear two more class action...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 14- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared closely divided as it weighed a class action case in which advertising agency Campbell-Ewald Co is attempting to fend off a lawsuit over claims that it violated a federal consumer law by sending unsolicited text messages on behalf of the U.S. Navy. The nine-member court's conservative justices...

  • Verizon launches new mobile video service "go90" Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 12:10 PM ET

    Oct 1- Verizon Communications Inc launched its new mobile video app "go90" on Thursday, looking to corner market share in the mobile ad industry dominated by Google Inc and Facebook Inc.. The free, short-form video service will drive revenue from data usage and targeted advertising from well-known brands. Companies such as Netflix Inc and Hulu, which offer...

  • Demand from N America drives Accenture results Thursday, 24 Sep 2015 | 11:28 AM ET

    Accenture reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and revenue, helped by strong demand in North America.

  • Sept 24- Accenture Plc, a provider of consulting and outsourcing services, reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and revenue, helped by strong demand in North America. Accenture forecast revenue of between $7.70 billion and $7.95 billion. Accenture, whose shares were little changed in premarket trading on Thursday, also said its board approved a...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Sept 24-- Can the coal industry win a public relations battle, and does it even matter if it can't? Does this mean that the Minerals Council of Australia's new, and seemingly costly, campaign in support of the fuel is simply raging against the inevitable, or does it herald a new front in the war between coal miners and anti-coal...

  • UBM confirms talks to sell PR Newswire Wednesday, 23 Sep 2015 | 12:11 PM ET

    Sept 23- British communications and events company UBM Plc said on Wednesday it was in "highly preliminary" talks about a sale of press release distributor PR Newswire. UBM, which has been looking to sell the business since April, said it was in talks with a number of parties but there was no certainty about a deal being reached. Reuters reported on Tuesday that...