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TORONTO Expansion of artificial intelligence in financial services, healthcare, transportation and other fields poses new challenges to governments charged with regulating those industries, according to an executive with Google who is a pioneer in the field of machine learning. | Video
NEW YORK Billionaire entrepreneur and potential presidential candidate Mark Cuban said on Wednesday that a cut in the U.S. corporate tax rate would have little to no effect on his investment decisions. | Video
Zimbabwean President Mugabe insists he stays on as the country’s ruler, Lebanon’s Saad al-Hariri is expected to fly to France and a portrait of Christ breaks the world record for the highest artwork sale at auction.
WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday that a sweeping Republican tax-cut plan is entering its toughest phase yet as lobbyists swarm Congress to try to protect valuable tax breaks. | Video
WASHINGTON Republican lawmakers will not take up a bipartisan plan to stabilize Obamacare insurance markets or try again to repeal and replace the law this year, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday, signaling his party was shelving the matter until the 2018 U.S. congressional election year.
BRASILIA Brazil's mines and energy minister, Fernando Coelho Filho, said on Tuesday that President Michel Temer's government is not planning to privatize state-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA, after saying the previous evening that such a sale could be possible one day.
TORONTO The chief executive of Canada's biggest lender on Thursday pushed back on a suggestion by JPMorgan Chief Executive Jamie Dimon that bitcoin is a fraud, though he said the cryptocurrency needs monitoring. | Video
NEW YORK Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella said on Wednesday the company's search engine, Bing, will focus on expanding in the PC search market after losing its deal with Apple Inc's voice assistant Siri. | Video
NEW YORK Brazil's President Michel Temer said on Wednesday state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro , a symbol of national sovereignty, would stay in public hands even as his government makes an aggressive privatization push. | Video
SYDNEY Australia's corporate regulator took aim at the nation's four major banks, saying the powerful institutions "with a lot of hubris" aren't used to being taken on by regulators who have stepped up scrutiny of the scandal-hit sector.
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HONG KONG Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd (HKEX) is still in talks with oil giant Saudi Aramco, with the bourse's planned IPO investment link with China key to clinching the potential listing, Chief Executive Charles Li told Reuters on Tuesday.
HONG KONG Hong Kong needs to find new ways to attract so-called new-economy companies to stay competitive, Charles Li, chief executive of bourse operator Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd (HKEX) , told Reuters on Tuesday.
HONG KONG Trading fees at the London Metal Exchange (LME) will likely be cut to bolster liquidity at the world's oldest and largest market for industrial metals, said the chief executive of its owner, Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing (HKEX) .
SYDNEY Australia's largest pension fund, AustralianSuper, is preparing for the end of the global equities run and looking to infrastructure opportunities in the United States where it believes foreign firms will in time gain greater access.
SYDNEY Australia's largest pension fund, AustralianSuper, is interested in investing more in infrastructure projects at home but will avoid the energy sector given uncertainty over government policies.
SYDNEY Australia's largest pension fund, AustralianSuper, plans to invest a greater share of its A$120 billion ($96.7 billion) in funds offshore, with Asia set to become a greater focus, chief executive Ian Silk said on Thursday.
SYDNEY The head of Australia's biggest pension fund, AustralianSuper, expects state governments in the United States will cast aside parochial concerns and allow foreign funds to invest and fix up poor infrastructure there.
HONG KONG Hong Kong's high court on Friday expelled four opposition lawmakers from the city's legislature after it invalidated their oaths of office, a ruling that undermines the influence of the opposition in favor of pro-China legislators.
HONG KONG Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Friday she shares the compassion of people over the death of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo and acknowledged "anxieties" about "incidents" in the former British colony that can potentially erode its autonomy. | Video
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