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  • *Listing to value firm at 3.5 bln to 4 bln euros. BERLIN, May 23- Online food takeaway firm Delivery Hero is set to float before the summer break in a deal valuing one of Europe's biggest start-ups at up to 4 billion euros, people close to the matter said on Tuesday. Delivery Hero, the start-up in the portfolio of e-commerce investor Rocket Internet seen as most likely to...

  • Consumer-focused companies like auto parts retailers and homebuilders are down, and auto parts companies are falling after weak results from AutoZone. The Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks also turned higher and gained 5 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,381.. That helped bank stocks including JPMorgan Chase, which gained 95 cents, or 1.1 percent, to $85.66,...

  • THE HAGUE, May 23- Royal Dutch Shell shareholders on Tuesday widely rejected a proposal by an environmental group calling for the oil company to set and publish annual targets to reduce carbon emissions. Around 94 percent of Shell shareholders who cast a vote decided against resolution 21, according to final results reported following the company's annual...

  • *Deal might include new, small non- OPEC producers. VIENNA, May 23- OPEC will likely agree to extend production cuts for another nine months, delegates said on Tuesday as the oil producer group meets this week to debate how to tackle a global glut of crude. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries meets in Vienna on Thursday to consider whether to...

  • Support for Ethereum is growing after 86 firms joined the collective that is seeking to use blockchain technology to run smart contracts.

  • LONDON, May 23- Global output of steel, a gauge of economic health, jumped 5 percent in April, extending a surge seen in the first quarter, industry data showed on Tuesday. Output in China, which accounts for half of global steel production and a quarter of global steel exports, rose 4.9 percent to 72.8 million tonnes, said Worldsteel, whose members jointly account for...

  • *Deal might include new, small non- OPEC producers. VIENNA, May 23- OPEC will likely agree to extend production cuts for another nine months, delegates said on Tuesday as the oil producer group meets this week to debate how to tackle a global glut of crude. Saudi Arabia's Gulf ally Kuwait said on Tuesday not every OPEC member was on board for an extension to March 2018,...

  • *OPEC- led supply cuts expected to be extended by 9 months. *Plan would undermine OPEC- led effort to tighten markets. LONDON, May 23- Oil rose on Tuesday as expectations of an extension to OPEC- led supply cuts supported prices, reversing losses earlier in the session after a White House proposal suggested selling off half the country's huge oil stockpile.

  • FRANKFURT, May 23- The European Union could lose some of its supervision and oversight of clearing activities once Britain leaves the bloc, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said in a letter to a member of the European Parliament on Tuesday. "In a post-Brexit environment, UK financial market infrastructures would be considered as third-country...

  • English actor Roger Moore on the set of the James Bond film 'The Man with the Golden Gun', directed by Guy Hamilton, 1974.

    British actor Roger Moore, who won international fame playing secret agent James Bond, died on Tuesday aged 89.

  • FRANKFURT, May 23- Chinese telecoms giant Huawei said on Tuesday it planned a global expansion into computers, posing a fresh challenge to established PC players in a market that has suffered two years of falling sales volumes. Its Matebook E 2- in-1 hybrid will run from 999 to 1,299 euros while the Matebook D with 15.6- inch display is priced at 799 to 999 euros, it...

  • But any increase risks fanning the flames of the trade tensions around China's impact on the rest of the aluminum world. Moreover, there is plenty of devil in the detail of China's aluminum exports. Graphic on China's exports of aluminum "semis":.

  • But any increase risks fanning the flames of the trade tensions around China's impact on the rest of the aluminium world. Moreover, there is plenty of devil in the detail of China's aluminium exports. Graphic on China's exports of aluminium "semis":.

  • PARIS, May 23- French unions urged President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday not to try to hustle through his labour reform plans this summer, in contrast with calls from the main employers' group for swift measures to reinforce rising business optimism. The head of France's biggest moderate trade union said he had urged the newly-elected Macron to leave more time...

  • PARIS, May 23- French unions urged President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday not to try to hustle through his labor reform plans this summer, in contrast with calls from the main employers' group for swift measures to reinforce rising business optimism. The head of France's biggest moderate trade union said he had urged the newly-elected Macron to leave more time for...

  • THE HAGUE, May 23- Royal Dutch Shell shareholders on Tuesday widely rejected a proposal by an environmental group calling for the oil company to set and publish annual targets to reduce carbon emissions. As many as 94 percent of Shell shareholders who cast a vote decided against the resolution, according to preliminary results displayed during the company's...

  • LONDON, May 23- Companies' disclosure of risks to their business from climate change could become mandatory in a few years as investor pressure gathers pace, climate finance experts said on Tuesday. Investors have urged companies, particularly those operating in the oil, gas and coal sectors, to disclose the financial impact of long-term climate change and...

  • LONDON, May 23- Shares climbed and the euro hit a six-month month high before running out of steam on Tuesday, as the latest economic data made for encouraging reading, especially in Germany. Investors continued to grapple with U.S. uncertainty as President Donald Trump's first full budget plan loomed, and a suicide bombing in Britain subdued the pound.

  • Some of the Discovery documentaries available through Amazon Channel

    Amazon is launching a new service for Prime Video members in the U.K. and Germany allowing them to watch live television broadcasts.

  • NEW YORK— Microsoft is refreshing its Surface Pro tablet with longer battery life and faster processors. But Microsoft is hoping its under-the-hood improvements will help it compete with newer laptop-tablet hybrids from Samsung and others. Microsoft pioneered laptop-tablet hybrids, also known as 2- in-1s, with the original Surface in 2012.