New Zealand finance minister says he'll stand for PM
WELLINGTON, Dec 6 New Zealand Finance Minister Bill English said on Tuesday he will stand as a candidate to replace outgoing prime minister John Key.
MEXICO CITY Aug 13 Tycoon Carlos Slim must have an independent buyer lined up before presenting a plan to the regulator to sell a chunk of assets, the head of Mexico's regulator the Federal Institute of Telecommunications (IFT) said on Wednesday.
Contreras said that the plan, which must be accepted by the IFT in order for Slim to avoid tough new regulations, had to be "concrete" and that any buyer had to be independent of the seller, in this case Slim's America Movil.
"The only way the Institute can verify that the person who will receive the assets is independent is to know who it is," IFT President Gabriel Contreras told reporters. (Reporting by Christine Murray)
DETROIT, Dec 5 Ford Motor Co will raise $2.8 billion in long-term debt, according to a filing with U.S. securities regulators, funds which a senior executive said on Monday will help fund investments in new technology including self-driving cars.
* Granite prices offering of $400 million 3.873% senior debentures due 2023 and issues notice of redemption of senior debentures due 2018