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  • MEDIA-AMAZON ACQUIRED DATA MIGRATION STARTUP AMIATO LAST YEAR.

  • OTTAWA/ MONTREAL, April 10- Ontario will announce on Monday that it will join an emerging North American carbon market, CBC news reported on Friday, as Canadian provincial leaders prepared to meet at a summit next week on climate change. Quebec launched a cap-and-trade carbon market with California in 2014. Such markets require industrial facilities to...

  • VANCOUVER, April 10- British Columbian officials on Friday criticized the Canadian government's response to an oil spill in the waters around Vancouver, calling into question plans for new crude oil export pipelines in the Pacific Coast province. They said the federal agency failed to notify the cities of Vancouver and West Vancouver until early Thursday,...

  • MILAN, April 10- Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena said on Friday it had overstepped regulatory limits with regards to its financial exposure to Japanese bank Nomura, in a surprise disclosure that could raise questions about whether the Italian lender's plans to raise capital and seek a buyer are on track. Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Italy's third largest...

  • April 10- Wal-Mart Stores Inc said the Walton family was putting 6 percent of the retailer's outstanding shares in a newly formed trust for possible sale to offset expected increases in its stake due to stock buybacks and to help fund charitable contributions. The Walton family, which founded the company more than five decades ago, owned 50.86 percent of...

  • April 10- General Electric Co Chief Executive Jeff Immelt has had a bumpy ride for the past seven years, navigating economic turbulence, swapping in and out of businesses and struggling to energize his sluggish stock. GE shares had their best day since March 2009, jumping 10.8 percent in heavy trading to close at $28.51 on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • WASHINGTON, April 10- The United States has asked the World Trade Organization to establish a dispute settlement panel concerning a Chinese export subsidy program, the U.S. The United States and China held meetings on the export subsidies program on March 13 and again last week, but the USTR said those consultations failed to resolve its concerns and it decided...

  • WASHINGTON, April 10- The United States has asked the World Trade Organization to establish a dispute settlement panel concerning a Chinese export subsidy program, the U.S. China's "Demonstration Bases-Common Service Platform" export subsidy program "appears to grant unfair, prohibited export subsidies to a large range of Chinese manufacturers and...

  • GOIANIA, Brazil April 10- The Brazilian economy will likely shrink this year, but the South American country could return to growth in 2016 if it succeeds in boosting investor confidence with its austerity drive, the International Monetary Fund said on Friday. The IMF lowered its 2015 forecast for Brazil's economic performance to a 1 percent contraction from...

  • NEW YORK, April 10- News Corp and 21st Century Fox, controlled by Rupert Murdoch, are in talks to build a joint headquarters in a new 88- story skyscraper at the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, The New York Times said on Friday. "21st Century Fox and News Corp are each exploring options for their New York headquarters and the process is ongoing," a spokesman for...

  • NEW YORK/ HELSINKI, April 10- Nokia is considering selling its maps business known as HERE, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday, pushing up shares in the Finnish company as well as its network gear rival Alcatel-Lucent. Shares in Nokia closed 5.57 percent higher while those in France's Alcatel-Lucent closed 4.82 percent higher.

  • April 10- Security software maker Symantec Corp has been seeking buyers for its storage software business, Veritas, or the entire company for several months, sources familiar with the matter said. Symantec has approached NetApp Inc, EMC Corp and several private equity firms to gauge their interest, the people said, asking asked not to be identified as the...

  • SAO PAULO, April 10- Russian state company Rostec could use equipment from Brazilian defense contractor Mectron in the YAK-130 jet trainer, a senior executive told Reuters, as Russia turns to Latin America to offset sanctions imposed by the West over the crisis in Ukraine. The statement by Sergei Goreslavsky, deputy head of Rostec unit Rosoboronexport, is the...

  • *GE set for $50 bln buyback plan; shares most active on NYSE. NEW YORK, April 10- U.S. stocks ended a strong week with a broad rally on Friday as investors lauded GE's decision to divest most of its high-risk GE Capital business and repurchase up to $50 billion of its shares. General Electric rose 10.8 percent to $28.51, hitting its highest level since September 2008...

  • MONTREAL, April 10- Quebec's economy minister said on Friday he had been assured by Bombardier Inc's controlling family that the company would not sell its transportation division in its entirety and that other options were on the table. Jacques Daoust said he spoke to Bombardier Chairman Pierre Beaudoin after Reuters reported that the Montreal- based...

  • QUEBEC ECONOMY MINISTER SAYS BOMBARDIER'S CONTROLLING FAMILY HAS RULED OUT FULL SALE OF TRANSPORT UNIT.

  • QUEBEC ECON MINISTER: BOMBARDIER'S CONTROLLING SHAREHOLDER HAS TAKEN NOTE OF GLOBAL CONSOLIDATION TREND.

  • NEW YORK, April 10- The euro slumped for a fifth straight session against the U.S. dollar on Friday to a 3-1/ 2 week low as falling European interest rates drove investors into greenbacks and the yen. The euro traded around $1.06005, off 0.54 percent on the EBS trading platform. It had slumped to $1.05670, its weakest level since March 17.

  • QUEBEC ECONOMY MINISTER SAYS ANY IPO OF BOMBARDIER TRANSPORT UNIT WON'T LEAD TO JOB LOSSES IN QUEBEC.

  • *GE divestment scheme lifts Wall Street. *China inflation flat, suggesting more easing from Beijing. Wall Street scored solid gains after U.S. conglomerate General Electric Co. said it plans to sell assets and buy back up to $50 billion of its stock.