Month: October 2021

Reuters exclusively reports U.S. slows down oil and gas mergers

Reuters exclusively reported that U.S. antitrust regulators have extended the approval process for at least five oil and gas mergers and acquisitions in the last three months, as President Joe Biden’s administration scrutinizes deals in a bid to tackle soaring energy prices. The slowdown comes amid growing pressure on policymakers to respond to consumer angst […]
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Reuters exclusively interviews Indonesia’s Widodo

In an exclusive interview with Indonesia’s President, Joko Widodo told Reuters that the country was planning to “hit the brakes” on the export of all raw commodities in an effort to attract investment in onshore resource processing and create jobs. The government is currently conducting a study for the downstreaming of other commodities with a […]
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Reuters Poll: Climate inaction costlier than net zero transition

Ahead of crucial COP26 climate talks in Glasgow, Reuters offered subscribers a comprehensive poll on the stakes for the global economy. The poll, the first of its kind by Reuters, surveyed a growing community of climate economists on the global cost to get to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, as well as the appropriate minimum […]
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Reuters exclusively reports SoftBank in talks to sell French robotics business to Germany’s United Robotics

Reuters exclusively reported SoftBank Group Corp is in talks to sell the Paris-based robotics business behind its Pepper android to Germany’s United Robotics Group, scaling back a business it once touted as a major growth driver. United Robotics Group, which is backed by German industrial robot maker Hahn, became the European master distributor for SoftBank’s […]
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