A businessman walks past a branch of Japan's Nomura Securities ...
Oct 29th, 2010
(AFP/File) - A businessman walks past a branch of Japan's Nomura Securities in Tokyo. Japan's top securities firm said its group net profit tumbled 96 percent in the July-September period on a slump in commission revenue from investment banking and shrinking trading profits.(AFP/File/Yoshikazu Tsuno) -
By Daniela Desantis and Hilary Burke ASUNCION (Reuters) - Millionaire businessman Horacio Cartes of the powerful, center-right Colorado Party appeared to be heading to victory in Paraguay's presidential election on Sunday, exit polls and partial official results showed. Thousands of Colorado Party supporters wearing red shirts and scarves honk... [Full Article]
By Todd Cunningham LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "Iron Man 3" was soaring past $1 billion at the worldwide box office Thursday, in a display of world domination that would make one of Marvel's super villains proud. The box-office bounty - roughly $700 million from abroad and $300 million domestically - is a major triumph for Disney, wh... [Full Article]
(Reuters) - Lloyds Banking Group's planned sale of over 600 bank branches to the Co-operative Group has collapsed after the latter decided it could not proceed with the 750-million-pound deal, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday, citing two people familiar with the situation. The deal was meant to lift the Co-op's share of Britain... [Full Article]
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