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  • *CSC to buy Xchanging for 190 p/shr in cash. *Xchanging recommends CSC offer over Capita bid. Dec 9- British outsourcing company Xchanging Plc agreed to be bought by Computer Sciences Corp for about 480 million pounds after the U.S. technology consulting company topped an offer from Capita Plc.

  • Dec 9- Technology consulting company Computer Sciences Corp will buy Xchanging Plc for about 480 million pounds, the companies said, beating out other suitors in a bidding war for the insurance-focused outsourcing company. The cash offer of 190 pence per share represents a premium of about 72 percent to Xchanging's closing price on Oct. 2, the day before the...

  • Computer Sciences Corp to buy Xchanging for $721 mln Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | 3:23 AM ET

    Dec 9- Technology consulting company Computer Sciences Corp will buy Xchanging Plc for about 480 million pounds, the companies said, ending a bidding war for the provider of services to the insurance industry.

  • Nov 30- Wall Street opened little changed but looked set to end the month on a positive note as investors braced for a week of heavy economic data culminating in the November jobs report. While the U.S. central bank is likely to raise interest rates for the first time since June 2006, the European Central Bank is expected to unveil fresh monetary easing measures on...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St set to end month on positive note Monday, 30 Nov 2015 | 9:02 AM ET

    While the U.S. central bank is likely to raise interest rates for the first time since June 2006, the European Central Bank is expected to unveil fresh monetary easing measures on Thursday. Investors will also look for clues regarding the Fed's decision when Chair Janet Yellen speaks on the economic outlook on Wednesday and gives her testimony on the economy...

  • Nov 30- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Monday ahead of a week of heavy economic data culminating in the November jobs report and an anticipated meeting by the European Central Bank. *Investors are preparing for a Dec. 4 non-farm payrolls report ahead of a widely expected decision by the U.S. *The U.S. central bank has not raised interest rates since...

  • U.S. stock futures were lower this morning, after the Turkish military shot down a Russian fighter jet along the Syrian border.

  • Nov 16- Insurance software maker Ebix Inc said it made a 450 million-pound takeover approach for Xchanging Plc, making it the latest company to show an interest in the provider of services to the insurance industry. Xchanging's shares rose as much as 9.8 percent to 185 pence, a six-month high, after Ebix's announcement on Monday. Ebix said it made a potential cash...

  • Nov 12- Outsourcing company Xchanging Plc, which has already accepted a takeover offer from Capita Plc, has received a proposal from U.S.-based Computer Sciences Corp that values the company at about 421 million pounds. Shares in Xchanging- which offers services ranging from back-office invoice processing to insurance claims settlement- surged over 7...

  • UK's Xchanging says receives takeover approach from CSC Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 10:55 AM ET

    Nov 12- Insurance-focused outsourcing company Xchanging Plc said it had received an approach from U.S.-based Computer Sciences Corp to acquire the company for about 421 million pounds.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures indicated a sharply lower open on Tuesday after the PBoC allowed the yuan to depreciate 2 percent against the U.S. dollar.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures indicated a sharply lower open on Tuesday after the PBoC allowed the yuan to depreciate 2 percent against the U.S. dollar.

  • Investors eye positive catalysts in oil, Google Monday, 10 Aug 2015 | 6:38 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Growth will be the focus as investors look for a continued bounce in equities amid minor reports, oil prices, earnings and news out of Google.

  • Stocks put to the test in week ahead Friday, 7 Aug 2015 | 6:02 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks closed out the past week with losses, and look set for another week of choppiness, as oil moves closer to its 2015 lows.

  • Simple spinoff-buying strategy trounces the market Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 | 3:47 PM ET
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    S&P launched a spinoff index earlier this week that trounces the market.

  • Health IT firms vie for huge Defense contract Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 11:09 AM ET
    doctor patient tablet

    The department is expected to grant a 10-year health-care IT pact, at up to $10 billion, to overhaul its electronic health system records.

  • Why Elizabeth Warren is wrong about the SEC Tuesday, 9 Jun 2015 | 12:11 PM ET
    Mary Jo White and Elizabeth Warren

    Here's why Sen. Elizabeth Warren's criticism of SEC chair Mary Jo White is just plain wrong, says Harvard Professor Hal S. Scott.

  • After-hours buzz: Yahoo, Etsy & more Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 5:38 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Tuesday: Yahoo, Analog Devices, Etsy & more.

  • These stocks could be ready to break out Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 2:27 PM ET
    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

    A group of once high-flying tech names could be set to break out once more, 15 years after they played a starring role in the tech bubble.

  • Waiting for Yellen Q&A, but QE helping elsewhere Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 10:21 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve building in Washington.

    As investors await word on U.S. interest rate increases, quantitative easing certainly seems to be helping stock markets in Europe and Japan.