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  • LONDON, April 1- Fuzzy guidelines on ethical investing and donors' timid response to Uganda's new anti-gay law have reassured fund managers and private equity firms about continuing to invest in the newly oil-rich country, despite worldwide criticism. The White House said it was reviewing its relationship with Uganda's government.

  • Uganda signed legislation this year which strengthened punishments for anyone caught having gay sex, imposing jail terms of up to life for "aggravated homosexuality"- including sex with a minor or while HIV-positive.

  • DUBAI, April 1- Saudi Arabian conglomerate Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi& Brothers estimates its assets are worth less than a quarter of about $5.9 billion in claims made against it, a spokesman said as the group prepares a proposal to end one of the Middle East's biggest corporate debt disputes.

  • March 31- Bob Diamond- backed investment company Atlas Mara, said it would acquire sub-Saharan African bank ABC Holdings Limited and ADC African Development Corporation AG, for up to $265 million in cash and shares.

  • Income divide among wealthy     Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 2:57 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the income gap among the wealthy.

  • *Full-year net loss balloons to $1.4 billion. HONG KONG, March 31- China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group has agreed with banks to extend loans and other financing worth 10 billion yuan to 2015, in a signal that the country's biggest private shipbuilder may be too big to be allowed to fail. Jon Windham, an analyst at Barclays, told Reuters. "

  • *Rongsheng posts 2013 net loss of $1.4 billion. *Ship orders were worth $726 mln vs target of $1.8 bln. HONG KONG, March 31- China's biggest private shipbuilder, China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group, posted a second straight annual loss as new orders were less than half its target, and is in talks with banks about loan repayments.

  • NEW YORK, March 30- The U.S. stock market is rigged in favor of high-speed electronic trading firms, which use their advantages to extract billions from investors, according to Michael Lewis, author of a new book on the topic, "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt."

  • MOSCOW, March 29- Russia said on Saturday it had "no intention" of invading eastern Ukraine, responding to Western warnings over a military buildup on the border following Moscow's annexation of the Crimean peninsula.

  • MOSCOW, March 29- Russia said on Saturday it had "no intention" of invading eastern Ukraine, responding to Western warnings over a military buildup on the border following Moscow's annexation of the Crimean peninsula.

  • MEXICO CITY, March 28- Mexico's new telecommunications regulator has opened a probe into possible monopolistic practices in the country's internet services market following a complaint, the federal government's official gazette said on Friday.

  • A string of mega deals drives global M&A recovery in Q1 Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 8:00 PM ET

    *Morgan Stanley tops global rankings. LONDON, March 28- A string of large transactions drove the value of global mergers and acquisitions activity up by 54 percent in the first quarter compared to the same period last year, reflecting greater deal-making confidence among chief executives.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO/ BRASILIA, March 27- Brazil's securities watchdog on Thursday suspended the offer of shares in telecommunications company Grupo Oi SA for up to 30 days, dealing a setback to its planned merger with Portugal Telecom.

  • SAN ANTONIO, March 27- Sprint Corp is in talks with Dish Network Corp on a fixed wireless broadband partnership, the chairman of Sprint Corp told Reuters on Thursday.

  • SAN ANTONIO, March 27- Japan's SoftBank Corp is in talks with Dish Network Corp on a fixed wireless broadband partnership, the chief executive officer of SoftBank told Reuters on Thursday.

  • SAN ANTONIO, March 27- Japan's SoftBank Corp is in talks with Dish Network Corp on a fixed wireless broadband partnership, the chief executive officer of SoftBank told Reuters on Thursday. "They have the satellite and we have the network that we can collaborate on.

  • The 2,858- mile pipeline would link trillions of dollars worth of oil in land-locked fields in the western province of Alberta to an Atlantic port in the Irvings' eastern home province of New Brunswick, north of Maine, creating a gateway to new foreign markets for Canadian oil.

  • Prodigal son returns, Lachlan Murdoch back in News Corp Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 12:27 AM ET

    Nearly a decade after walking away from the News Corp inner circle in New York to set up his own investment company and settle in Sydney with his young family, it appears Lachlan has accepted the mantle of successor, whether alone or jointly with younger brother James.

  • By Meeyoung Cho and Jane Chung. GOYANG, South Korea, March 26- Russian gas producer Novatek's $27 billion Yamal LNG project won't be impacted by recent U.S. sanctions against a shareholder of the company, its chief executive said.

  • NEW YORK, March 26- Carlyle Group LP is considering buying a traditional money manager to broaden its own investment platform, as the private equity firm tries to attract more retail investors and achieve the higher stock market valuation commanded by such managers, according to sources familiar with the situation.