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Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petrobras and unions representing the firm's oil workers reached an agreement on Friday to end a partial strike, a judge at the country's highest labor court said.
Brazilian prosecutors on Friday slammed Vale SA's corporate risk management policies, saying a report released by the iron ore miner a day earlier highlighted governance issues that contributed to a dam burst last year that killed 270 people, just four years after a similar disaster.
Global equity markets slumped on Friday as the fast-spreading coronavirus drove investors into safe havens, with gold hitting a fresh seven-year high and the yield on the 30-year U.S. Treasury bond sliding to an all-time low.
Deere & Co's shares hit an all-time high on Friday after the company reported an unexpected increase in first-quarter profit, but the world's largest farm equipment maker warned the outbreak of coronavirus would hit sales and earnings in the second quarter.
The U.S Food and Drug Administration approved Esperion Therapeutics Inc's cholesterol-lowering drug as an add-on treatment to commonly used statins, the agency said on Friday.
The coronavirus has infected hundreds of people in Chinese prisons, authorities said on Friday, contributing to a jump in reported cases beyond the epicentre in Hubei province, including 100 more in South Korea and a worsening outbreak in Italy.
Verizon Communications Inc has pulled out of the RSA cyber security conference due to coronavirus-related concerns, the organizer said https://www.rsaconference.com/novel-coronavirus-update on Friday.
New York Times Co is expected to name company insider Meredith Kopit Levien as its next chief executive officer to succeed Mark Thompson, Bloomberg News reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-02-21/new-york-times-poised-to-name-meredith-kopit-levien-as-next-ceo on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.
U.S. authorities will soon announce a settlement related to Wells Fargo's multi-year sales practices scandal, according to two sources familiar with the matter, wrapping up one of the last one major probes looming over the bank.
Lyft Inc has bought U.S.-based startup Halo Cars, which allows drivers to make money through digital advertisements displayed on top of their vehicles.
Former hedge fund manager Philip Falcone has been sued for more than $65.8 million after he allegedly defaulted on a series of loans and improperly sold some of the underlying collateral, including an Andy Warhol painting.
U.S. legislation will be introduced in the coming weeks that could hurt technology companies' ability to offer end-to-end encryption, two sources with knowledge of the matter said, and it aims to curb the distribution of child sexual abuse material on such platforms.
Most Latin American currencies firmed on Friday, reversing course from earlier in the session as the dollar took a hit from data that showed business activity in the United States stalled in February. Brazil's real came o
Former hedge fund manager Philip Falcone has been sued for more than $65.8 million after he allegedly defaulted on a series of loans and sold some of the underlying collateral, including an Andy Warhol painting.
The private equity owner of HighTower Advisors is exploring ways to cash out of the largest registered investment adviser in the United States, including through a potential sale of the company, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
U.S. authorities will soon announce a deal relating to Wells Fargo's multi-year sales practices scandal, according to two sources familiar with the agreement.
Outdoor apparel retailer Timberland is testing online shoppers' willingness to help the environment by slowing down delivery as Amazon.com drives retailers toward pricier, more polluting one-day shipping.
Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd on Friday floated a potential exit from the oil sands and warned of a possible C$1.13 billion ($852.12 million) hit should Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government reject its Frontier bitumen mine.
The U.S. oil rig count rose for a third week in a row even though growth in the country's largest shale formation slows as producers cut spending on new drilling for a second consecutive year.