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Japan shares at two-decade top, yen at three-month low on Abe win

SYDNEY Japanese shares jumped on a weaker yen on Monday as an election win for Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc gave a green light for more super-easy policy stimulus, while the euro eased as Spain's constitutional crisis aggravated concerns about political unity in the region.

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Cisco nears deal to acquire BroadSoft: source

SAN FRANCISCO Cisco Systems Inc, the world’s largest networking gear manufacturer, is nearing a deal to buy U.S. telecommunications software firm BroadSoft Inc for close to $2 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

Deals, Tech 8:53pm EDT

JPMorgan partners with data start-up to boost fixed-income trading

NEW YORK JPMorgan Chase & Co has partnered with data analytics start-up Mosaic Smart Data to help its fixed-income sales and trading business become more profitable.

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Sexual harassment allegations spark review, meeting at Fidelity: WSJ

NEW YORK Fidelity Investments has hired a consulting firm to review employee behavior amid allegations of sexual harassment at the U.S. money manager stretching back years, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

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Henkel may make U.S. acquisitions: CEO in newspaper

FRANKFURT German consumer goods group Henkel may further expand its business in the United States via acquisitions, Chief Executive Hans van Bylen told Welt am Sonntag in an interview.

6:03am EDT

Noble Group to sell oil liquids business to Vitol for $580 million

SINGAPORE Struggling Noble Group agreed to sell its Americas-focused oil liquids business to Vitol for about $580 million, as part of its strategy to shrink its businesses to cut debt.

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