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M&A lending to US blue-chip firms on summer hiatus

NEW YORK, Aug 17 (LPC) - Bank lending to high-quality US companies to fund acquisitions has slowed due to concern over government policies amid the summer doldrums, but is expected to pick up after the Labor Day holiday, bankers said.

Swisscom keeps targets after slight Q2 beat

TV, internet and mobile phone services provider Swisscom AG slightly beat expectations for second-quarter results on Thursday and kept its annual financial targets despite price pressure in its core Swiss business.