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Chinese consortium agrees to $4.4 billion deal for Caesars online games

A Chinese consortium that includes game developer Shanghai Giant Network Technology Co Ltd and e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd founder Jack Ma has agreed to acquire Caesars Interactive Entertainment Inc's online games unit for $4.4 billion in cash, the companies said.

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Berkeley study finds scarce evidence of market 'front-running'

NEW YORK Two University of California, Berkeley professors have taken a deep dive into new data and found that claims in Michael Lewis' bestseller "Flash Boys" that retail investors are being gouged, or "front-run," by high-speed traders not to be true - at least not now.

Jul 29 2016

Delaware judge proposes October trial over removal of Viacom directors

A Delaware judge on Friday ruled that Sumner Redstone's lawyers must defend in a trial his move to oust five directors from Viacom Inc's board and suggested that he wants to get a better picture of the 93-year-old media mogul’s mental capacity.

Jul 29 2016

UK and China regulators discuss framework for financial projects

HONG KONG British and Chinese securities watchdogs are discussing an agreement that will pave the way for landmark financial services projects between the countries, sources said, easing fears that Britain could be a less attractive partner for such deals after last month's vote to leave the European Union.

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U.S. authorities subpoena Goldman in 1MDB probe: WSJ

U.S. authorities have issued subpoenas to Goldman Sachs Group Inc for documents related to the bank's dealings with scandal-hit Malaysian state fund 1MDB, the Wall Street Journal reported late on Friday.

Jul 30 2016

Exclusive: California regulator says testing to begin on Volkswagen diesel fix

Volkswagen AG and the California Air Resources Board will begin testing hardware and software that could help the German automaker avoid buying back as many as 475,000 diesel cars sold in the United States with improperly designed pollution controls, the head of the board told Reuters.

Jul 29 2016

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