Bidding for a struggling Dutch telecoms group may seem an odd move for a Mexican billionaire, but Carlos Slim could be placing a long-term bet on an improvement in the European economic climate and in Germany in particular.» Read More
MEXICO CITY, June 10- As Mexico gets ready to unleash a battery of regulations to curb the power of telecoms mogul Carlos Slim, the government is sending clear signals that it will not shy away from breaking up his business if necessary.
Carlos Slim, one of the world¿s richest men, sheds light on his philosophy on wealth by reading poetry in Spanish from Kahlil Gibran¿s ¿The Prophet.¿
California officials may decide to investigate a group campaigning against one of the world's richest men, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Protesters disrupt a Carlos Slim event at New York Public Library on May 9th, 2013. The Mexican billionaire sits quietly as the protesters exit the auditorium.
Reforms that aim to level the playing field of Mexico's telecom industry will not necessarily end the dominance of the two big players.
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U.S. telecoms group AT&T is looking at an acquisition in Europe, possibly of Dutch peer KPN or the UK's Everything Everywhere, the Wall Street Journal reported.
MEXICO CITY-- Mexican telecommunications company America Movil says its profits jumped 66.8 percent in the third quarter from the same period last year, reaching 30.6 billion pesos. America Movil also expanded its cellphone customer base. America Movil SA is Latin America's biggest telecom company.
MEXICO CITY-- Mexican telecommunications company America Movil says its profits rose 6.6 percent in the third quarter from the same period last year, reaching 30.6 billion pesos. America Movil also expanded its cellphone customer base. America Movil SA is Latin America's biggest telecom company.
The media company, which publishes its namesake newspaper and the Boston Globe, earned $2.3 million, or 2 cents per share, in the July-September period. In the year-ago quarter, the Times Co. booked a one-time gain of $37.8 million, or 24 cents per share, from the sale of its stake in the Red Sox and other sports holdings.
MEXICO CITY, Oct 25- Mexico's main competition watchdog said on Thursday it had started an investigation into possible monopolistic practices in the country's mobile phone market, which is dominated by tycoon Carlos Slim. Slim's mobile phone company America Movil has about 70 percent of Mexico's market.
A new form of radical centrist politics is needed to tackle inequality without hurting economic growth.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on the trade before Friday's jobs report; the play on mid-day market movers; and Mexican business magnate, Carlos Slim increases his stake in the New York Times.
In the two decades that Carlos Slim Helú has turned a crumbling Mexican phone monopoly into a continental telecom giant, he has successfully fought off competitors and challenged authorities who wanted to limit his companies’ control. But over the last few weeks, a series of developments is threatening to chip away at Mr. Slim’s dominance. The New York Times reports.
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