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  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 30- Brazil's BM&F Bovespa, operator of the São Paulo stock exchange, said late on Wednesday that it would remove oil company OGX Petróleo e Gas Participações SA from its various stock indices but that the shares, after a brief suspension on Thursday, would continue to trade.

  • 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.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 30- OGX Petróleo e Gas Participações SA, the Brazilian oil company controlled by former billionaire Eike Batista, sought court protection from creditors on Wednesday in Latin America's largest-ever corporate bankruptcy filing.

  • Oct 30- OGX Petróleo e Gas Participações SA, the Brazilian oil company controlled by former billionaire Eike Batista, sought court protection from creditors on Wednesday in Latin America's largest-ever corporate bankruptcy filing.

  • UPDATE 1-Brazil's OGX files for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 3:19 PM ET

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 30- OGX Petróleo e Gas Participações SA, the Brazilian oil company controlled by former billionaire Eike Batista, sought court protection from creditors on Wednesday in Latin America's largest-ever corporate bankruptcy filing.

  • Brazil's OGX files for bankruptcy protection -source Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 2:54 PM ET

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 30- OGX Petróleo e Gas Participações SA, the Brazilian oil company controlled by former billionaire Eike Batista, sought court protection from creditors on Wednesday in Latin America's largest-ever corporate bankruptcy filing, a source with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters.

  • *Comcast beats Street on EPS by four cents. Oct 30- A top Comcast Corp executive said on Wednesday that the company is in talks to license its latest technology, called X1, to other cable operators, which would help the industry better compete with telecom and satellite rivals.

  • 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.

  • Debt battle deals blow to wealthy's confidence Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Two new surveys find that the debt cliffhanger in Washington earlier this month left top investors badly shaken.

  • Who's the richest person in your state? Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Bill Gates

    Wealth-X has put together a list of all 50 states with their top wealth-holders. A look at how the states stack up.

  • SAC Capital plea deal may come early next week -WSJ Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:45 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct 29- The settlement U.S. prosecutors are hammering out with SAC Capital Advisors, Steven A. Cohen's multibillion-dollar hedge fund, over criminal charges related to insider trading could be announced early next week, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

  • *Creditors' committee formed by Pimco, BlackRock, others. RIO DE JANEIRO/ SAO PAULO, Oct 29- OGX Petróleo e Gas Participações SA, the cash-strapped Brazilian oil company controlled by former billionaire Eike Batista, said on Tuesday that debt restructuring talks with holders of $3.6 billion in bonds had ended with no agreement.

  • *Creditors' committee formed by Pimco, BlackRock, others. RIO DE JANEIRO/ SAO PAULO, Oct 29- Indebted Brazilian oil producer OGX Petróleo e Gas Participações SA said on Tuesday that talks with holders of $3.6 billion in bonds have ended without agreement, following months of negotiations over a potential debt restructuring.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO/ SAO PAULO, Oct 28- OGX Petróleo e Gas Participações SA, the Brazilian oil company controlled by former billionaire Eike Batista, will file for bankruptcy protection as early as Tuesday, three sources with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Monday.

  • Batista vies for biggest loser as $34 billion vanishes Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 12:41 PM ET
    Eike Batista

    Eike Batista declared in 2011 that he would soon become the richest man in the world. Instead, he may become known for the largest personal-wealth loss.

  • PARIS, Oct 28- French cable operator Numericable plans to sell its shares for between 20.30 euros and 24.80 euros per share in a public offer next week, valuing the private equity-owned company at up to 5.57 billion euros including debt.

  • *Loews 3rd- qtr adj net income fell to $324 mln from $343 mln. Oct 28- Loews Corp, controlled by the billionaire Tisch family, reported lower adjusted net income for the third quarter as profit nearly halved at the conglomerate's Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc unit and overall investment income fell.

  • The downfall of billionaire Eike Batista     Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 7:34 AM ET

    A new report suggests Brazil's OGX is possibly filing for bankruptcy protection, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Loews profit rises 59 pct after lower charge Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 6:35 AM ET

    Oct 28- Loews Corp posted a 59 percent jump in third-quarter profit as the hotel, energy and financial services conglomerate took a smaller impairment charge in its HighMount Exploration& Production unit. Loews is controlled by the billionaire Tisch family.

  • RANCAGUA, Chile, Oct 27- Michelle Bachelet is a safe bet to return to power in Chile's presidential election, but she is now promoting a more ambitious program of leftist reforms and will need every ounce of her political skill to push them through.

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