Sky PLC (SKYB.L)
12 Dec 2017
Dec 12 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 13 points on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.22 percent ahead of the cash market open.
Dec 12 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 13 points, on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * SKY: Comcast Corp dropped its bid for most of the assets of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, that includes a stake in European pay-TV provider Sky PLC, leaving Walt Disney Co as the sole suitor to acquire the assets. * HSBC: HSBC drew a line under its punishment for lapses in anti-money laundering controls on Monday, saying the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ)
LONDON, Dec 6 Britain's competition regulator will publish its provisional findings into the planned takeover of pay-TV group Sky by Rupert Murdoch's Fox in January and not December as originally planned, it said on Wednesday.
Dec 4 Media company Twenty-First Century Fox , controlled by the Murdoch family, favors selling some assets to Walt Disney Co as it is a better strategic fit and presents fewer regulatory hurdles, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.
MILAN Disappointing earnings updates and a series of broker downgrades weighed on European shares on Friday, with regional indexes posting their second weekly fall in a row.
* Sky soars as U.S. firms interested in Fox News assets (Updates prices at close)
LONDON, Nov 17 British stocks fell back into the red on Friday, ending a short-lived recovery rally as takeover interest boosted Sky and construction firm Carillion plummeted after warning it would breach debt covenants.
NEW YORK, Nov 15 A shareholder proposal calling for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc to do away with its dual-class share structure may inflict a symbolic black eye on the media company's founder Rupert Murdoch and his family at its annual meeting on Wednesday.
NEW YORK Rupert Murdoch telephoned AT&T Inc Chief Executive Randall Stephenson twice in the last six months and talked about cable network CNN, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters on Friday. | Video
NEW YORK A growing number of investors are plowing money into commodities, seeking to diversify their holdings on gnawing concerns about a stock market correction as equities scale new highs almost daily.