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  • SINGAPORE, Oct 14- Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo is close to placing a large order worth billions of dollars for a variety of aircraft and could reach a decision as early as 2015, a senior aviation analyst and several industry sources said. IndiGo, India's largest airline by market share, could pick up a combination of regional planes that can seat up to 100...

  • *Sonova presents new "dual-core chip" technology platform. ZURICH, Oct 14- Sonova, the world's biggest hearing aid maker, disappointed some analysts on Tuesday with a range of new products that can connect to mobile phones-- but not directly. "It had been speculated that Sonova's new product platform would have been based on the same technology as GN's, 2.4 gigahertz...

  • *Iran to hold its biggest investment forum in years in London. *But sanctions remain, Britain won't encourage Iran trade. But the Europe-Iran Forum is being held at a politically sensitive moment as world powers try to reach a deal with Iran on its nuclear program before a Nov. 24 deadline.

  • Ex-Googler leads Softbank invasion of Hollywood Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 10:33 AM ET
    Nikesh Arora

    Softbank's investment in a Hollywood movie studio represents the coming out party for two new players in the US entertainment industry.

  • Ex-Googler leads Softbank invasion of Hollywood Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 7:35 PM ET

    Oct 2- Softbank Corp's investment in a Hollywood movie studio represents the coming out party for two new players in the U.S. entertainment industry-- the Japanese telecommunications company and Nikesh Arora, the former Google Inc executive running a new media and internet company. Two months after unexpectedly decamping from Google for SoftBank, Arora...

  • PARIS, Oct 2- Ad agency Publicis has kept hold of a major contract with Samsung Electronics, a person familiar with the matter said, calming worries it would lose a client analysts said brought in some 70 million euros last year. Publicis shares were down 0.8 percent at 1531 GMT on Thursday, amid losses across European markets on statements from the European...

  • LONDON, Sept 29- The mobile Internet economy remains mostly uncharted territory for app publishers, their competitors, the advertisers who support them, and investors deciding where to place their bets.

  • PARIS, Aug 29- French advertising agency Havas saw organic sales growth accelerate in the second quarter to hit 8 percent compared with the same period last year, outperforming larger rivals such as Omnicom and WPP.

  • Europe shares close higher; WPP shares up Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 12:08 PM ET

    European shares closed higher on Tuesday as investors anticipated easy monetary policy for the euro zone and closely watched events in Ukraine.

  • LONDON, Aug 26- WPP, the world's largest advertising company, said tensions between Russia and the West were likely to dampen merger and acquisition activity, prompting its clients to spend more on their brand image instead.

  • WPP CEO: Russia sanctions will start to have an impact Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 2:49 AM ET
    Martin Sorrell, chief executive officer of WPP, pauses during a session on the opening day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Jan. 22, 2014.

    U.K.-based advertising giant WPP reported strong sales at its Russian operations but warned that Western sanctions will start to eat into profits.

  • WPP CEO: Russia sanctions will have impact     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 2:05 AM ET

    Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, says the business will feel an impact from sanctions on Russia.

  • FRANKFURT/ SHANGHAI, Aug 25- Three German car parts suppliers have been told by China they can no longer manage their Chinese units independently but need to form partnerships with local peers, the chief executive of auto parts maker ElringKlinger told a German newspaper.

  • UK’s top bosses paid 143 times more than staff Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 6:57 AM ET

    Britain's top bosses earn 143 times their average employee's wage, a report has revealed, amid growing anger over inequality and CEO pay.

  • PARIS, July 30- PSA Peugeot Citroen reported a surprise surge in first-half cash flow and the first auto-division profit in three years, sending the French carmaker's shares soaring as its turnaround plan began to show results.

  • July 18- Advertising company Interpublic Group of Cos Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue, boosted by strong growth in the UK and higher ad spending in its core U.S. market. Interpublic's clients include General Motors, Unilever and Johnson& Johnson.

  • July 18- Advertising company Interpublic Group of Cos Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue, boosted by strong growth in the UK and higher ad spending in its core U.S. market. Interpublic's clients include General Motors, Unilever and Johnson& Johnson.

  • European shares close down; Iraq weighs Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 11:48 AM ET

    European markets closed lower on Wednesday, amid concern over the violence in Iraq.

  • Brit female tech entrepreneurs you need to know Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    A slideshow of the British women who took the risk in starting up a technology business and are now reaping the rewards.

  • Watch out! Disruptive tech is here to stay Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 9:39 AM ET
    London taxis line up on The Mall during a protest against a new smart phone app, 'Uber' on June 11, 2014 in London, England.

    At the Founders Forum of CEOs, entrepreneurs and investors on Thursday, the consensus was that disruptive start-ups were here to stay.