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Oil slide muddies inflation outlook, weighs on stocks

LONDON World stocks struggled to hold onto earlier gains on Friday and were poised for a flat end to the week following another wobble in energy shares, while a tentative bounce in oil prices helped commodity-related currencies gain against the dollar.

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U.S. regulators, lawmakers support Volcker rule revamp at hearing

WASHINGTON U.S. financial regulators and lawmakers who appeared at a congressional hearing on Thursday generally agreed that the Volcker rule, which restricts banks' ability to make bets with their own money, needs to be reconsidered.

Jun 22 2017

Exclusive: Amazon to charge $2.8 million for NFL ad packages - sources

NEW YORK Amazon.com Inc is looking to charge advertisers $2.8 million for packages that include 30-second spots during the Thursday night National Football League games it will stream live to its Prime customers this coming season, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters. | Video

Jun 22 2017

China's ICBC says checks of loans to big acquirers are routine

BEIJING Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) said on Friday its checks of loans to companies that made overseas acquisitions is routine, following reports that the regulator had ordered lenders to assess credit extended to a handful of highly acquisitive firms.

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American Airlines pushes back on Qatar Airways plan to buy stake

American Airlines' chief executive said on Thursday he is not "particularly excited" about Qatar Airways' interest in buying up to 10 percent of the U.S. carrier's shares, in a letter to employees following the state-owned Gulf airline's overture. | Video

Elbit Systems says innovation key to crowded drone market

PARIS Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems Ltd , is moving quickly to innovate and maintain its edge in a global market in which it faces increasing competition from China, France, Turkey and others.

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