SINGAPORE/SHANGHAI Dec 22 - China's Xiaomi is raising over $1 billion from investors including Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC that would value the smartphone maker at over $45 billion, a person familiar with the deal said.
Sun, Dec 21 2014
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) SYDNEY/SINGAPORE, December 21 (Fitch) This announcement corrects the version published earlier today to insert the correct headline. Fitch Ratings says in a new report that its Rating Outlook for the New Zealand insurance sector remains Stable. The non-life and life sector outlooks, an indicator of fundamental trends, are also stable. The agency believes New Zealand's concentrated insurance sector is well placed heading into 2015 a
(ThreatConnect corrects meeting location in paragraph 4 to Kazakhstan not Afghanistan)
WASHINGTON, Dec 21 - The U.S. House Intelligence Committee chairman said on Sunday the United States has the capability to make it very hard for North Korea to launch another cyber attack but failed to respond quickly enough to the Sony Pictures breach.
Sat, Dec 20 2014
CONAKRY, Dec 20 - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday urged countries affected by the Ebola virus to avoid discriminating against healthcare workers fighting to end the disease.
Fri, Dec 19 2014
SINGAPORE, Dec 20 - Singapore's port operator PSA International has joined hands with Indonesia's largest port operator and two Japanese companies to build and operate a container terminal in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, the companies said.
(Corrects paragraph two to show statement came from Chinese Foreign Ministry and was passed to Reuters by embassy in Washington)
Dec 19 - Buyout firm Madison Dearborn Partners LLC is in advanced talks to acquire a majority stake in the infusion services business of U.S. drugstore chain operator Walgreen Co for more than $1 billion, according to two people close to the situation.
NEW YORK, Dec 19 - Investors have wrung their hands over the last several weeks over the effect of lower oil prices on the broader S&P 500, but the relationship between the two is actually starting to break down.
(Corrects squeeze-out pricing in fourth bullet point to 5,600 Danish crowns instead of 5.6 crowns)
Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.