Reuters : business
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RBC to launch U.S. consumer bank betting on wealthy clients  11h12 22 février
Royal Bank of Canada plans to open a consumer bank in the United States early next year targeting wealthy clients, with the aim of expanding deposits, its chief financial officer told Reuters on Friday after the bank posted first-quarter profit that beat expectations.
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Let’s come together to tax tech giants, say G20 officials eyeing 100 billion boost  11h07 22 février
Leading world economies must show unity in dealing with aggressive tax optimization by global digital giants like Google , Amazon and Facebook , G20 officials said on Saturday.
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Wells Fargo to pay 3 billion to U.S., admits pressuring workers in fake-accounts scandal  11h00 22 février
Wells Fargo & Co has agreed to pay 3 billion to resolve criminal and civil probes into fraudulent sales practices and has admitted to pressuring employees in a fake-accounts scandal, U.S. officials said on Friday, wrapping up one of the last major investigations looming over the bank.
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Boeing finds debris in fuel tanks of many undelivered 737 MAX jets  10h50 22 février
Boeing Co has found debris in the fuel tanks of dozens of undelivered 737 MAX jets amid ongoing inspections as the Chicago-based planemaker struggles to restore the trust of airlines and the wider public in the grounded fleet.
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Samsung Electronics confirms coronavirus case at phone factory complex in South Korea  10h42 22 février
Samsung Electronics said on Saturday that one coronavirus case had been confirmed at its mobile device factory complex in the southeastern city of Gumi, causing a shutdown of its entire facility there until Monday morning.
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France ready to hear U.S. proposal on digital tax  10h11 22 février
France is ready to listen to the U.S. administration’s proposal of offering U.S. companies a safe harbor from a new, international digital tax, its finance minister said on Saturday, while admitting that he still didn’t know what that meant in practice.
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U.S. Treasury’s Mnuchin: Tax certainty needed on global basis  08h33 22 février
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday it was very important to have tax certainty on a global basis and that the OECD was very close to consensus on a framework for minimum corporate tax.
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Federal prosecutors probing if Boeing pilot knowingly lied to FAA: NYT  07h17 22 février
Federal prosecutors investigating Boeing Co are examining whether the U.S. planemaker knowingly misled the Federal Aviation Administration while it was seeking approval for its 737 MAX jet, the New York Times reported, citing two people familiar with the matter.
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Morgan Stanley to get 375 million termination fee if E Trade walks away from deal  01h27 22 février
Morgan Stanley will receive a 375 million breakup fee if E Trade Financial Corp walks away from its 13 billion deal for the discount brokerage, the U.S. bank said on Friday.
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Inside the Philip Morris campaign to ’normalize’ a tobacco device  01h12 22 février
At Germany’s Bambi Awards for the media industry in November, celebrities posed for red-carpet photos against a backdrop of established luxury brands. Alongside the likes of Mercedes-Benz and Swiss watchmaker Chopard was a newer name: IQOS, a reduced risk heated-tobacco device sold by cigarette...
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U.S. SEC probes Altria’s investment in Juul: source  00h45 22 février
U.S. regulators have opened a probe regarding Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc’s investment in e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, according to a person familiar with the matter.
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EBay in discussions with multiple parties for sale of classified business  00h32 22 février
EBay Inc is in discussions with multiple candidates regarding a potential transaction for its classified-ads business, the company said on Friday.
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Coronavirus fears, U.S. business data drag down Wall Street  23h55 21 février
U.S. stocks sold off and the Nasdaq had its worst daily percentage decline in about three weeks on Friday as a spike in new coronavirus cases and data showing a stall in U.S. business activity in February fueled investors’ fears about economic growth.
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Branson says new Virgin cruise line will overcome coronavirus fears  23h27 21 février
British entrepreneur Richard Branson heralded his first cruise ship Scarlet Lady on Friday as targeting a younger generation of holidaymakers with a range of attractions that he believes will outweigh any fears around coronavirus.
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Factbox: Remaining hurdles for scandal-hit Wells Fargo  22h13 21 février
Wells Fargo & Co has racked up well over 7 billion in penalties since a sales practices scandal erupted in 2016, and continues to face headwinds.