Category: Company News

Brazil unlikely to privatize state power firm Eletrobras – senate leader

BRASILIA, Sept 19 (Reuters) – There is little political appetite to privatize Brazil’s state-run power firm Eletrobras and legislators will instead focus on other possible privatizations, the president of the nation’s Senate said. Speaking to reporters on Thursday evening, Senator Davi Alcolumbre said many senators, particularly from Brazil’s northern and northeastern regions, were deeply opposed […]

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UPDATE 3-Facebook CEO Zuckerberg meets Trump, seeks to mend fences in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg met with President Donald Trump on Thursday during a fence-mending visit to Washington where the chief executive faced aggressive questioning from lawmakers about the social network’s failures to protect consumer privacy. Trump posted a photo with Zuckerberg on Twitter and called their session a “nice meeting” in the Oval […]

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PRESS DIGEST-Financial Times – Sept 20

Sept 20 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Headlines Thomas Cook lenders seek £200m to add to rescue on.ft.com/308O9qn Airbnb plans to go public in 2020 on.ft.com/3094Sdn French retailer Casino in talks to sell discount chain […]

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