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Asian shares, dollar struggle on Ukraine anxiety

TOKYO - Asian stocks struggled on Friday, as fears of an escalating Ukraine crisis eclipsed upbeat U.S. economic data and robust U.S. tech shares.

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Insight: Push for tax-avoidance curbs in G-20 threatens Publicis-Omnicom deal

LONDON - International pressure to curb corporate tax avoidance is behind delays to a $35 billion merger of French advertising group Publicis and U.S. rival Omnicom, and could even scupper the deal, tax advisers and sources close to the deal said.

Microsoft beats Wall Street on new CEO debut

SEATTLE - Microsoft Corp's new chief executive got off to a winning start with Wall Street on Thursday as the world's largest software company eased past analysts' profit estimates despite the pressure of falling computer sales. | Video

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Amazon's revenue increases even as spending rises

SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon.com Inc's revenue grew more than expected for the first quarter, largely offset by a sharp increase in spending on technology, content and new warehouses as the e-commerce company branches into new businesses. | Video

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Michael Dell to sell gardening firm ValleyCrest to KKR unit: FT

- Dell Inc Chief Executive Michael Dell is likely to sell his corporate gardening company ValleyCrest to KKR & Co LP's Brickman unit, the Financial Times reported.

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