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By in Business on February 6, 2017
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Qantas Airways sees record half year profits
February 22, 2018
Australian biggest airline beats off competition and higher fuel costs to post a 14.6% jump in profits.
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How General Electric gambled on fossil fuel power, and lost
February 22, 2018
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Last March, executives at General Electric Co's power-plant business gave Wall Street a surprisingly bullish forecast for the year. Despite flat demand for new natural gas power plants, they said, GE Power's revenue and profit would rise.
Distrust of unions, and GM, hangs over South Korean efforts to stem job losses
February 22, 2018
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in is in a bind.
Asian stocks slip as U.S. rate risk sours sentiment, dollar holds gains
February 22, 2018
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Most Asian share markets followed S&P 500 futures lower on Thursday as speculation of faster hikes in U.S interest rates soured risk appetite globally.
Prosecutors widen Audi emissions probe to former executives
February 22, 2018
BERLIN (Reuters) - German prosecutors searched the homes of three new suspects in connection with Audi's emissions scandal on Thursday, further widening their inquiry into the carmaker's test-cheating scandal to include former executives.
German court to decide on fate of 15 million diesel cars
February 22, 2018
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's highest administrative court in Leipzig will on Thursday decide the fate of 15 million diesel vehicles in the country when it rules on whether cities in Europe's largest car market can ban heavily polluting cars.
Ford U.S. chief departs abruptly after behavior probe
February 22, 2018
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday that Raj Nair, its president for North America, was leaving the company immediately after an internal investigation found his behavior was "inconsistent with the company's code of conduct."