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Jailed Indian tycoon fails to raise bail

Subrata Roy is unsuccessful in attempt to sell luxury hotels in London and New York Asia homepage

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Sony PlayStation chief: hopes games unit can raise profit outlook this year

TOKYO (Reuters) – Sony Corp's game division head said he hopes the unit can raise its profit outlook for a second time this financial year as sales of the latest PlayStation console and subscription services for games and other content … Continue reading

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Twitter to raise $1.3 billion through debt offerings

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc said it plans to raise $ 1.3 billion by issuing convertible senior notes, its first debt offering since its market debut in November. Twitter shares fell about 1.5 percent in extended trading on Wednesday. Twitter will … Continue reading

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Top 3 debt funds raise $73bn in 5 years

The 30 biggest debt funds raised a total of $ 318bn over the past five years, almost unchanged from a year ago. All but one are US-based. Asia homepage

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Rubble Bucket Challenge aims to raise awareness about Gaza

As the rest of the world continues to dump buckets of cold water over their heads in support of ALS research, some Palestinians have created their own version of the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness about the ongoing crisis in … Continue reading

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Pakistan protests raise coup fears

As protesters in Islamabad demand resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, spotlight turns to role and influence of military in country’s politics Asia homepage

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Taiwan’s UMC to raise prices by up to 15 percent: report

Taiwan’s United Microelectronics Corp (UMC), the world’s third-largest contract microchip manufacturer, will raise the prices it charges some clients by 5 to 15 percent amid heated demand, the Commercial Times reported. The move comes amid strained capacity at chip players … Continue reading

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Liverpool to raise bid for left-back after initial offer rejected

Liverpool to raise bid for left-back after initial offer rejected – originally posted on Soccerlens.com After securing Lazar Markovic from Benfica, Liverpool have shifted their attention towards signing a quality left-back. The Reds are heavily linked with a move for Sevilla’s … Continue reading

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US and UK raise concerns over GSK trial

Officials express concern after consular and embassy staff denied access to trial of the GSK investigators Peter Humphrey and Yu Yingzeng Asia homepage

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Kleiner Perkins files to raise $1.2 billion in new venture funds

By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Venture fund Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers filed to raise a total of $ 1.2 billion for two new funds, reflecting scaled-back ambitions compared with previous funds. The new funds, an early-stage growth … Continue reading

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