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  • Indian retailers hobble as e-commerce race ahead Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 5:58 PM ET

    Indian retailers are struggling to keep up online as e-commerce garner large investments.

  • MUMBAI, Nov 18- The head of Future Group, one of India's largest and most established retailers, admits he can't keep up with web sites like Snapdeal and Flipkart when it comes to spending money to entice shoppers to buy online. Private investors have poured $2.3 billion into India's e-commerce companies so far this year, according to consulting firm Technopak,...

  • BEIJING, Nov 11- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's Alipay unit, part of the company financial services arm, "will definitely go public," Executive Chairman Jack Ma told China's official state broadcaster in an interview on Tuesday. He did not specify whether it would be Alipay that lists or its parent, Zhejiang Ant Small and Micro Financial Services Group.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 10- The U.S. Postal Service was the victim of a cyber attack that may have compromised the personal information of more than 800,000 employees as well as data on customers who contacted its call center from January through mid-August. The employee information possibly accessed includes names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, addresses,...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 10- The U.S. Postal Service reported a data breach on Monday that may have compromised personal information about its 500,000 employees as well as data on customers who contacted its call center from January through mid-August. The employee information possibly accessed includes names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, addresses,...

  • Wall Street bonus season won't see much cheer Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Year-end payouts could drop as much as 10% for the trading desks and hedge funds that not long ago were the centers of gravity on Wall Street.

  • Nov 9- Deal makers and private equity employees are expected to receive the biggest hikes in bonuses this year on Wall Street, according to a forecast by compensation consulting firm Johnson Associates. "A mixed bag of fortunes awaits Wall Street professionals this bonus season, despite a moderately positive year across the financial services industry," said...

  • Morgan Stanley board member Griffith Sexton retires Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 5:14 PM ET

    Oct 31- Morgan Stanley said Griffith Sexton, a director since 2005, retired from its board. Sexton was an investment banker at Morgan Stanley from 1973 to 1995, after which he taught at Columbia Business School and Princeton University as a visiting lecturer. He was also an advisory director at Morgan Stanley from May 1995 to September 2008.

  • *Other major listings in Tokyo this year have flopped. TOKYO, Oct 16- Staffing firm Recruit Holdings Co Ltd surged in its market debut in Tokyo on Thursday, with investors leaping at a rare opportunity to grab part of a big Japanese company with strong online growth prospects. It values the company at around $18 billion- on par with Sony Corp and more than...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 6- When Chris Costello wanted to test his new online 401 advice service called blooom, he asked his sister if she would let him peek under the hood of her account. The difference can be more than 3 percent a year on returns or up to 80 percent over 25 years, according to a recent study by benefits consultant Aon Hewitt and 401 advice service Financial...

  • YOUR MONEY-Five ways to get help with your 401(k) Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 2:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct 7- When Chris Costello wanted to test his new online 401 advice service called blooom, he asked his sister if she would let him peek under the hood of her account. The difference can be more than 3 percent a year on returns or up to 80 percent over 25 years, according to a recent study by benefits consultant Aon Hewitt and 401 advice service Financial...

  • LONDON, Sept 29- Shares in Balfour Beatty plunged on Monday after the British construction firm cut its profit forecast for the third time in less than five months, blaming increased losses on the mismanagement of a number of UK contracts.

  • LONDON, Sept 29- Shares in Balfour Beatty plunged on Monday after the British construction firm cut its profit forecast for the third time in less than five months, blaming increased losses on the mismanagement of a number of UK contracts.

  • LONDON, Sept 29- Shares in Balfour Beatty plunged on Monday after the British construction firm cut its profit forecast for the third time in less than five months, blaming increased losses on the mismanagement of a number of UK contracts.

  • Bulgaria counts cost of bank crisis ahead of election Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    SOFIA, Sept 25- Daniel Bozhilov may soon have to turn to friends for cash to keep his small consulting business afloat because he is a customer of Corpbank, which shut its doors in June after a run on deposits.

  • Sept 24- Consulting and outsourcing company Accenture Plc said it expects profitability to improve this fiscal year as it focuses on trimming operating costs.

  • Babak "Bobby" Yazdani, who founded Saba in 1997 and resigned as chief executive in March 2013, was not charged with misconduct over the scheme, which involved falsified time-sheets by consultants at an Indian subsidiary, the SEC said.

  • YOUR MONEY-Ten ways to put your retired iPhone to work Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    One creative example: At the Missouri University of Science and Technology, a biology class is making old iPhones into microscopes. Using less than $10 worth of supplies, the old phones are mounted onto a lens and can magnify an object to 175 times its size. Even an old phone with a cracked screen can be repurposed, says Josh Smith, editor of GottaBeMobile.com.

  • *Comes after a string of disappointing Tokyo debuts. TOKYO, Sept 10- Japan's largest recruitment company Recruit Holdings said it is planning an initial public offering worth $1.8 billion, which will test investor appetite for big Tokyo listings after some weak debuts this year.

  • Japan staffing firm Recruit plans IPO worth $1.8 bln Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 2:24 AM ET

    TOKYO, Sept 10- Japan's largest recruitment company Recruit Holdings Co Ltd said it is planning an initial public offering worth 193 billion yen, one of the biggest listings in the country this year. Keen to offset a shrinking market in Japan, it has snapped up a slew of foreign companies in recent years, including online job search site Indeed.com.