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  • April 25- U.S. fruit and vegetable producer Dole Food Co Inc, led by 94- year old David Murdock, filed with regulators on Tuesday for an initial public offering, four years after it was taken private. The California- based company once the world's largest producer of fruits and vegetables was taken private by Murdock in 2013 in a $1.2 billion deal following a...

  • PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., April 25- Wells Fargo& Co shareholders approved all 15 directors nominated to the bank's board on Tuesday, capping a contentious annual meeting with several directors at risk of facing a no-confidence vote. Support ranged from 53 to 99 percent of votes cast, a board representative said, indicating that while all of the directors...

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  • PARIS, April 25- French luxury group Kering delivered a record 28.6 percent increase in first-quarter comparable sales on Tuesday, beating market expectations, as a revival in its biggest brand Gucci accelerated and Yves Saint Laurent outperformed. Gucci, under the leadership of designer Alessandro Michele and Chief Executive Marco Bizzarri since early...

  • iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending April 23, 2017:. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

  • April 25- McDonald's Corp reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly profit and U.S. same-restaurant sales on lower costs, all-day breakfast, $1 drinks and promotions on its popular Big Macs, signaling the company's plan to keep customers coming back to its restaurants has gained traction. McDonald's shares on Tuesday popped to an all-time high,...

  • SUPPORT FOR WELLS FARGO DIRECTORS RANGES FROM 53 TO 99 PCT, DEPENDING ON THE DIRECTOR.

  • April 25- Apple Inc must replace faulty iPads exchanged under its Apple Care warranty program with new products rather than refurbished ones, a Dutch judge ruled earlier this month. On April 18, the court ruled that a woman who had a purchased an iPad 2 Air in 2015 and returned the device to Apple due to problems with its Wi-Fi connectivity was entitled to a new...

  • *Investors look beyond French vote, Italy now in focus. *Fitch downgrades Italy, S&P review on May 5. LONDON, April 25- Even before the final outcome of France's presidential race, investors are shifting focus to potentially bigger risks emanating from the euro zone's third biggest economy, Italy.

  • OTTAWA, April 25- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed to stand up for Canadian interests on Tuesday after the United States imposed new tariffs on softwood lumber and trade tensions between the two countries escalated, sending the Canadian dollar to a 14- month low. Speaking to a technology company in Ontario, Trudeau said he would defend the national interest,...

  • CHICAGO, April 25- U.S. corn futures rose for a second straight session on Tuesday on a slower-than-average start to planting in the United States and forecasts for Midwest rains that will stall further progress. "The trade has been really active selling beans and buying corn because of the planting numbers," said Mike Zuzolo, president of Global Commodity...

  • WASHINGTON, April 25- The threat of a U.S. government shutdown this weekend appeared to recede on Tuesday after President Donald Trump backed away from a demand that Congress include funding for his planned border wall with Mexico in a spending bill. Trump's fellow Republicans control both chambers of Congress but the current funding bill, which has to be...

  • PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., April 25- Wells Fargo& Co's annual meeting was repeatedly interrupted on Tuesday by angry shareholders seeking answers about the bank's sales practices scandal ahead of a vote that could oust the majority of its board. said the first shareholder, Bruce Marks, chief executive of Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America, before...

  • NEW YORK, April 25- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission plans to review a decision last month to deny a request to list what would have been the first U.S. exchange-traded fund built to track the digital currency bitcoin.

  • ADDIS ABABA, April 25- U.S. fast-food giant Yum Brands Inc. has signed a deal with Ethiopia's Belayab Foods and Franchise PLC to open 10 Pizza Hut restaurants in the Horn of Africa country as part of an expansion on the continent. Pizza Hut will be the first major restaurant franchise to open an outlet in Ethiopia, Africa's second most-populous nation, which has...

  • Lilly reiterated that it was disappointed and disagreed with the FDA assessment on baricitinib, particularly since the medicine won European approval. On a conference call with analysts, Lilly was asked whether it was likely in 2017 or 2018 to satisfy FDA concerns outlined in the letter denying approval. "We can't give an estimate on this year or next until we...

  • NEW YORK, April 25- A brief, noisy protest by drum-beating young adults at Citigroup's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday evolved into an orderly interchange between an older tribal woman and the bank's two top executives, who conceded it had approved investments in a North Dakota pipeline too quickly. "We wish we could have a do-over on this," Chairman Mike...

  • *LVMH to buy Christian Dior Couture for 6.5 bln euros. PARIS, April 25- French billionaire Bernard Arnault will combine the Christian Dior fashion brand with his LVMH luxury goods empire as part of a 12 billion euro move to simplify his business interests- a restructuring long demanded by other investors. The deal will unite the 70- year-old fashion label worn by...

  • BITCOIN PRICE UP 1.7 PCT IN AFTERNOON TRADING AFTER SEC DECISION TO REVIEW PRIOR DECISION DENYING BITCOIN ETF.

  • bets@ SAO PAULO, April 25- Latin American currencies weakened on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump's promise to announce "big tax reform and tax reduction" invited bets that U.S. interest rates could rise faster than expected. Mexico's IPC stock index rose 0.6 percent, in line with advances in Wall Street.