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Unicorns: What Are They Really Worth? - Barron's

2017-11-18 barrons
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This back-flipping robot has everyone terrified - MarketWatch

2017-11-18 marketwatch
It starts with some casual box jumps -- the stuff Crossfitters live for. It’s impressive, but this robot gets really freaky, really fast. (17-0)

Japan GDP Grows for Seven Straight Quarters: ETFs in Focus

2017-11-17 zacks
Japan’s GDP improved at an impressive pace in the quarter ended September and grew for the seventh straight quarter owing to strong exports. This is also the longest streak of GDP growth since 2001 (read: ETFs in Focus as Bank of Japan Holds Policy Steady). (10-0)

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

2017-11-16 reuters
Nov 16 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1100 GMT on Thursday: (74-0)

UPDATE 1-SoftBank to invest up to $25 bln in Saudi Arabia -Bloomberg

2017-11-16 reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) plans to invest as much as $25 billion in Saudi Arabia over the next three to four years, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. (2-0)

Nikkei ends 6-day losing streak; SoftBank, Shiseido gain

2017-11-16 reuters
TOKYO, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei share average rose on Thursday, as buyers stepped back in for bargains following six straight days of losses, with SoftBank gaining after a report that it plans to invest as much as $25 billion in Saudi Arabia. (52-0)

Nikkei bounces after six-day losing streak, SoftBank gains

2017-11-16 reuters
TOKYO, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Japan’s Nikkei share average rose on Thursday as buyers stepped back in for bargains following six straight days of losses, with SoftBank gaining after a report that it plans to invest as much as $25 billion in Saudi Arabia. (2-0)

SoftBank seen planning up to $25 billion in Saudi investments, including at new city Neom

2017-11-15 japantimes.co.jp
LONDON/DUBAI – SoftBank Group Corp. plans to invest as much as $25 billion in Saudi Arabia over the next three to four years as the Japanese company run by Masayoshi Son deepens investment ties with the kingdom, according to people familiar with the matter. (16-0)

SoftBank plans to invest up to US$25 billion in Saudi Arabia: Bloomberg - Channel NewsAsia

2017-11-15 channelnewsasia
Japan's SoftBank Group Corp plans to invest as much as US$25 billion in Saudi Arabia over the next three to four years, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. (2-0)

SoftBank Plans Up to $25 Billion in Saudi Investments - Bloomberg

2017-11-15 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (2-0)

With Two Price Tags From SoftBank, What Is Uber Really Worth? - WSJ

2017-11-15 wsj
SoftBank Group Corp. is shooting for a multibillion-dollar stake in Uber Technologies by paying one price to the company and a lower one to its shareholders—an unusual approach at such a grand scale that raises the question of what the world’s most valuable startup is actually worth. (2-0)

Japan’s ‘taxi prince’ fights to keep Uber at bay

2017-11-15 japantimes.co.jp
It’s impossible for Ichiro Kawanabe to order up an Uber in Japan. The ride-hailing company has banned him from having an account. (6-0)

The 'Taxi Prince' Fighting to Make Sure Uber Won't Win in Japan - Bloomberg

2017-11-14 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (6-0)

Amazon doubles war chest to $4.74 billion to take on Flipkart

2017-11-14 livemint
Bengaluru: Amazon India has nearly doubled its authorized capital to Rs31,000 crore ($4.74 billion), nearly matching its mammoth capital commitment of $5 billion made in June last year. (5-0)

KWAP to allocate more money for foreign deals

2017-11-14 themalaymailonline
Kumpulan Wang Persaraan will review its asset allocation strategy in the new year, Datuk Wan Kamaruzaman Wan Ahmad said at Reuters Global Investment 2018 Outlook Summit. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Nov 14 — Malaysia’s Retirement Fund Inc aims to lift the overseas portion of its investment portfolio to as much as 15 per cent from 12, as the US$30 billion (RM125.6 billion) pension fund looks to boost performance while domestic returns slow, its chief executive told Reuters. (84-0)

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