Carlos Slim


  • The bill raised hopes Pena Nieto was serious about breaking the hold a select few have on much of the economy, but a pile-up of pending bills in Congress has made the Dec. 9 deadline for the secondary telecoms legislation increasingly unlikely.

  • BARCELONA, Nov 21- Spanish telecom group Telefonica on Thursday said it is open to mergers, acquisitions and deals to share networks in Mexico, where it lags far behind former monopoly and arch-rival America Movil.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 20- The chief executive of Mexico's state-run oil monopoly Pemex on Wednesday criticized the compensation paid to the chairman of Spain's Repsol as excessive, amid a tussle over the handling of a dispute involving Argentina.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 19- Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is not looking to purchase a 10 percent stake in Spanish oil company Repsol, spokesman Arturo Elias Ayub said on Tuesday.

  • VIENNA, Nov 14- America Movil does not plan a hostile takeover bid for Telekom Austria following its failed attempt to buy Dutch company KPN, its chief executive said. But CEO Daniel Hajj said America Movil had not acquired its stake a year ago in order to mount a takeover and saw itself as a stable partner of fellow large shareholder Austria.

  • VIENNA, Nov 14- America Movil does not plan a hostile takeover bid for Telekom Austria following its failed attempt to buy Dutch company KPN, its chief executive said.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 11- Mexico's new telecommunications watchdog said on Monday it may identify this month which companies dominate the local market, likely paving the way for tougher regulation against telecom company America Movil and broadcaster Televisa.

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 31- Mexico's Congress on Thursday passed a package of measures aimed at bolstering the country's weak tax revenues, but only after watering down a plan that is expected to have a moderate impact at best.

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 31- Mexico's Senate on Thursday made new cuts to a tax reform plan that President Enrique Pena Nieto proposed to increase the nation's anemic tax take before sending the bill back to the lower house of Congress for final approval.

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 30- Mexico's Senate on Wednesday was close to passing a package of measures to bolster the country's weak tax revenues, including higher taxes for the rich, levies on sugary drinks and junk food, as well as a charge on stock market gains.

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 30- The Mexican government's tax reform looked likely to pass the Senate without major changes after the main opposition party refused to continue debating the bill on Wednesday, arguing its concerns were being ignored.

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 30- Mexico's Senate gave general approval to the government's plan to boost tax revenues before the main opposition party walked out early on Wednesday, halting voting on divisive details of the reform.

  • Eike Batista: The downfall of a $30 billion tycoon Saturday, 26 Oct 2013 | 6:39 PM ET
    Eike Batista

    Eike Batista's OGX—the cornerstone of his short-lived mining, energy and shipping empire—is expected to file for bankruptcy as early as this weekend.

  • *Says relations with America Movil cooperative. The group also said relations with main shareholder America Movil, controlled by billionaire Carlos Slim, remained cooperative.

  • Billionaire Carlos Slim may buy Dutch telco KPN Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 3:28 AM ET
    Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim.

    Dutch telecom group KPN's main shareholder America Movil has ended an agreement to limit its holding to below 30 percent, a sign it may bid for the whole company.

  • Billionaire Carlos Slim: Why 60 Is the New 30 Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    Carlos Slim

    With industrial economies, it's OK to have workers retire at 65, Slim says. But in developed economies, built on knowledge and experience, 60 is when workers hit their prime.

  • 60 Is the New 30: Carlos Slim     Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    The world's second-wealthiest man explains to CNBC why workers in Europe and other parts of the developed world are at the "best" part of their career after they reach their 60s.

  • Slim Supports Low Interest Rates     Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 1:21 PM ET

    Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim thinks the central banks' easy money is all good, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera spoke with Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim about why he thinks Mexico is the best place to invest right now. And, Fast Money trader Josh Brown reveals how he's managing his bearish call on Microsoft.

  • Carlos Slim's Wallet Takes A Hit     Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 10:10 AM ET

    The billionaire telecom titan has slipped in rankings of the world's richest men, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

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