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  • SHANGHAI, March 2- U.S. video service provider Netflix Inc is likely to enter the Chinese market without a local partner, which could make it harder to do business in the world's biggest internet market widely known for censorship and strict regulation. The firm, known for its U.S. political thriller " House of Cards", also plans to look at exporting content produced...

  • Milestones for the Nasdaq composite index Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 6:11 AM ET

    —Feb. 8, 1971: Nasdaq index is created and set at 100 by the National Association of Securities Dealers, an industry self-regulatory group. —July 17, 1995: Closes above 1,000 for the first time. —March 2, 2015: Trades above 5,000 for first time since March 2000.

  • The scopes were linked to the exposure of 179 patients to drug-resistant bacteria at UCLA's Ronald Reagan Medical Center in Los Angeles and may have contributed to two deaths. In early 2014, following a superbug outbreak at a hospital in Illinois, the FDA asked Fujifilm Holdings Corp, Olympus Corp and Pentax, which make the devices, to submit their test results...

  • NEW YORK, March 2- IEX Group, the start-up stock-trading venue featured in Michael Lewis' book "Flash Boys," hired a former New York Stock Exchange official as chief regulatory officer, the last piece of its senior management team as it moves to become an exchange later this year, the company said on Monday. Crowley will be IEX's main contact on regulatory issues with...

  • How Fidelity is playing China  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 8:17 PM ET

    Medha Samant, investment Director, Asian Equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, is positive about the state of China's re-balancing act and explains where the firm is focusing on.

  • WPP: Not worried about doing business in China  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 6:38 PM ET

    Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, explains why he is not worried about the terms of doing business in the China following news that Beijing is reviewing drafts of its first counterterrorism law.

  • MUMBAI, Feb 28- India on Saturday proposed to merge its commodity market regulator with the capital market watchdog, aiming to strengthen regulation in a move which could help open the commodity futures market to institutional investors. Responding to the measure, shares of Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd, India's biggest commodity exchange and its...

  • PHILADELPHIA— Internet activists took an aerial jab at Comcast to celebrate new government rules affecting the Philadelphia- based corporation. A plane towed a banner past company headquarters that said, " Comcast: Don't Mess With the Internet." The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to impose strict regulations on Internet service providers...

  • TORONTO, Feb 27- Former media mogul and convicted felon Conrad Black may no longer hold executive positions at listed companies or investment funds in the Canadian province of Ontario, the country's premier securities regulator ruled on Friday. Three other executives of Black's former media company, Hollinger Inc, settled earlier with the OSC.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 27- Honduras has failed to enforce basic worker protections as required under the terms of a free trade agreement with the United States, the Department of Labor said on Friday after a nearly three-year investigation. A department report said that some companies in Honduras have restricted unions, fired labor leaders, failed to pay minimum wage...

  • TORONTO, Feb 26- Former media mogul and convicted felon Conrad Black may no longer hold executive positions at listed companies or investment funds in the Canadian province of Ontario, the country's premier securities regulator ruled on Friday. Three other executives of Black's former media company, Hollinger Inc, settled earlier with the regulator, the...

  • FCC vote could help Comcast-TWC deal: Analyst Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 9:33 AM ET
    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler listens during the net neutrality hearing in Washington on Feb. 26, 2015.

    The new net neutrality regulations may persuade the Justice Department to OK the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, analyst Daniel Ernst tells CNBC.

  • Actavis' contraceptive device wins U.S. FDA approval Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 8:10 AM ET

    Feb 27- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it approved a hormonal contraceptive device, providing American women another reversible contraceptive choice as effective as sterilization. Actavis Plc holds the commercial license to the device, the marketing application of which was submitted by non-profit pharmaceutical company...

  • Isaacson on politics and net neutrality  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 8:08 AM ET

    Walter Isaacson, The Aspen Institute CEO, and Craig Moffett, MoffettNathanson partner, provide perspective on the FCC ruling on net neutrality and the future of digital.

  • Netflix's future 'House of Cards?'  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 8:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the story on the release of Netflix's season 3 of "House of Cards."

  • FCC ruling classifies Internet public utility  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 6:16 AM ET

    Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research discusses the implications of the FCC's approval of net neutrality. I think cable is still going to work out just fine, says Ernst.

  • Net neutrality battle not over  Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 6:07 AM ET

    The FCC ruling does not mean the Internet debate is over and court challenges are likely as companies try and figure out what it means for businesses, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 27- Singapore Exchange Ltd may have just begun its search for a new CEO but investors and brokers already know what change they want to see: the bourse stripped of its regulatory powers and a rebuilding of its stock market business. Unlike other major financial markets, Singapore does not have a dedicated securities watchdog.

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 27- Singapore Exchange Ltd may have just begun its search for a new CEO but investors and brokers already know what change they want to see: the bourse stripped of its regulatory powers and a rebuilding of its stock market business. Unlike other major financial markets, Singapore does not have a dedicated securities watchdog.

  • STOCKHOLM, Feb 27- Swedish mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson is suing Apple Inc for patent infringement after Apple refused Ericsson's offer to have a court determine fair licensing terms, Ericsson said on Friday. Ericsson said it filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission requesting an exclusion order against Apple's products for...