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  • NEW YORK, April 24- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries' bid for Mylan NV would create a company controlling nearly 25 percent of the U.S. generics market, including drugs in short supply, according to industry experts and a Reuters review of regulatory filings. It is also pursuing a hostile takeover of drugmaker Perrigo Co Plc. Teva has already looked at the...

  • Earlier Comcast Corp abandoned a $45 billion offer for Time Warner Cable after U.S. regulators raised concerns that the deal would give Comcast an unfair advantage in the cable TV and Internet-based services market. Charter contacted banks in recent weeks to begin preparations to arrange financing for the potential deal, even before Comcast announced it...

  • April 24- Charter Communications Inc's advisers have started the process to begin talks on a deal to buy Time Warner Cable Inc, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. Earlier on Friday, Comcast Corp abandoned its $45 billion offer for Time Warner Cable after U.S. regulators raised concerns that the deal would give Comcast an unfair...

  • April 24- Charter Communications Inc's advisers are in early talks to buy Time Warner Cable Inc, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Earlier on Friday, Comcast Corp abandoned its $45 billion offer for Time Warner Cable after U.S. regulators raised concerns that the deal would give Comcast an unfair advantage in the cable TV and...

  • *Microsoft, Yelp, slew of small EU firms among the complainants. BRUSSELS/ BERLIN, April 24- The European Union's decision to take on Google last week stems from offical complaints by 19 companies in Europe and the United States, including Microsoft and a number of small firms, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. The list also includes online mapping...

  • NEW YORK— Technology startups and New York authorities will get each other's input on dealing with regulations under an initiative announced Friday by the state attorney general and New York City's chief lawyer. "This will help new companies navigate our regulatory system, but it will also provide insights to the state and local government about outdated or...

  • *DOJ, FCC say merger would have given Comcast unfair advantage. *Time Warner Cable shares up 2 pct, Comcast little changed. April 24- Comcast Corp abandoned its $45 billion offer for Time Warner Cable Inc on Friday after U.S. regulators raised concerns that the deal would give Comcast an unfair advantage in the cable TV and Internet-based services market.

  • HOUSTON— In the year since the energy industry last gathered in for its big annual confab in Houston, prices for oil and natural gas took a dive that few, if anyone, saw coming. IHS's Kurt Barrow expects oil prices to maybe climb back to $65 a barrel by the end of the year. Adam Sieminski, administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration, expects oil to average...

  • *Hong Kong seen as most likely destination for HSBC. *Investors urge HSBC, StanChart to mull move after UK tax rise. Shareholders have urged HSBC to consider moving back to its former Hong Kong home after a big jump in UK bank tax and other costs and regulations associated with being based in London.

  • LONDON, April 24- HSBC Holdings, Europe's biggest bank, said it has started a review of whether to move its headquarters out of Britain following regulatory and structural changes in the industry. "The board has therefore now asked management to commence work to look at where the best place is for HSBC to be headquartered in this new environment," said HSBC Chairman...

  • China stocks fall on IPO concerns; Hong Kong also down Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 12:46 AM ET

    *AVIC's units rise after it partners with the Shanghai bourse. SHANGHAI, April 24- China stocks fell on Friday morning, dragged by financial heavyweights, after the country's securities regulator said it would accelerate approval of initial public offerings in an apparent effort to cool the red hot market. But it doesn't mean China's bull market is over, said...

  • SHANGHAI, April 24- China's securities regulator on Friday denied market talk that the government is considering a series of measures to cool the stock market, including a hike in stamp tax on stock trading. On Thursday, rumors circulated on social media claiming that several government agencies had met and suggested raising stamp taxes, resuming capital...

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- The U.S. Justice Department has sued Quicken Loans Inc for filing false claims on government-insured mortgages and other violations. The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Thursday, said the company improperly originated and underwrote mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration.

  • VANCOUVER/ CALGARY, April 23- Canadian regulators had serious concerns the federal government was not consulting enough with aboriginal groups about the Northern Gateway pipeline project, according to internal emails obtained by the Haisla First Nation and released on Thursday. The Enbridge Inc pipeline will move 525,000 barrels of Alberta oil sands...

  • April 23- Comcast Corp plans to drop its $45 billion offer to buy Time Warner Cable Inc in the face of opposition from U.S. regulators, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The news came a day after Comcast and Time Warner Cable officials met with reviewers from the Federal Communications Commission and the Justice...

  • Milestones for the Nasdaq composite Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 4:48 PM ET

    —Feb. 8, 1971: Nasdaq index is created and set at 100 by the National Association of Securities Dealers, an industry self-regulatory group. —March 2, 2015: Closes above 5,000 for first time since March 2000. —April 23, 2015: Sets record of 5,056, topping previous all-time from March 2000.

  • April 23- Comcast Corp plans to drop its $45 billion offer to buy Time Warner Cable Inc in the face of opposition from U.S. regulators, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The news comes after Comcast and Time Warner Cable officials' meetings on Wednesday with Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department...

  • April 23- Comcast Corp plans to drop its $45 billion offer to buy Time Warner Cable Inc in the face of opposition from U.S. regulators, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The news comes after Comcast and Time Warner Cable officials' meetings on Wednesday with Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department...

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- The U.S. Justice Department has sued Quicken Loans Inc for filing false claims on government-insured mortgages and other violations. The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Thursday, said the company improperly originated and underwrote mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration.

  • Comcast plans to drop Time Warner deal -Bloomberg Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 3:23 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 23- Comcast Corp plans to drop its offer to buy Time Warner Cable Inc in the face of opposition from U.S. regulators, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.