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  • IMF official says China’s yuan no longer undervalued

    BEIJING (AP) — The International Monetary Fund no longer believes China’s tightly controlled currency is undervalued, an IMF official said Tuesday, a stance that might help Beijing in its wrangling with Washington over exchange rate…

  • Top 10 highest-paid CEOs

    NEW YORK (AP) — Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs for 2014, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive pay data firm: 1. David Zaslav, Discovery Communications, $156.1 million, up 368 percent…

  • Media CEOs are the highest-paid American executives

    NEW YORK (AP) — They’re not Hollywood stars, they’re not TV personalities and they don’t play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league. Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs…

  • Charter buying Time Warner Cable in $55.33B deal

    NEW YORK (AP) — Charter Communications will spend $55.33 billion to acquire Time Warner Cable in a cash-and-stock deal that would instantly create one of the largest pay-television and broadband operators in the U.S. As…

  • CEO pay: biggest raises and biggest cuts of 2014

    Here is a look at CEOs who received the biggest pay raises and biggest cuts in 2014 compared with 2013, as calculated by the executive pay research firm Equilar for The Associated Press. Whose pay…

  • Health care industry has the highest level of median CEO pay

    Here is a look at median CEO pay by industry last year, as calculated by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. CEOs at health care companies earned the most for the sixth…

  • How AP and Equilar calculated CEO pay

    For its annual study of CEO pay, The Associated Press used data provided by Equilar, an executive compensation research firm. Equilar examined the regulatory filings detailing the pay packages of 338 companies. Equilar looked at…

  • Ryanair beats forecasts again as annual profits rise 66 pct

    DUBLIN (AP) — Europe’s leading budget airline, Ryanair, has beaten forecasts again, reporting full-year net profits of 867 million euros ($949 million), 66 percent higher than the year before. The Dublin-based airline said Tuesday it…

  • Portuguese transport unions hold out against privatization

    LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese labor groups are vowing to keep up their fight against the government’s privatization plans for public transport, as Lisbon subway staff walked off the job for the 43rd time in…

  • Apple promotes tech guru Jonathan Ive as head of design

    LONDON (AP) — Apple innovator Jonathan Ive says he’s been promoted to the company’s chief design officer, making him one of the most powerful people in the world’s most valuable company. Ive, who as a…

  • WFP urges Syrian humanitarian pause for crop harvest

    ROME (AP) — The U.N. food agency is calling for a humanitarian pause in fighting in Syria to let farmers harvest their crops and get them to market. The World Food Program says indications are…

  • Modi vows cleaner India, but no clear path to get there

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Four months after becoming prime minister, Narendra Modi stunned Indians by picking up a crude straw broom and, holding it like a dance partner, gently sweeping at a small pile of…

  • European stocks fall as Greek debt plight looms

    TOKYO (AP) — European shares fell Tuesday as markets reopened after holidays in several countries, as concerns over Greece’s debt crisis overshadowed news from China of support for new infrastructure projects. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX…

  • For an IS fighter, a paid honeymoon in caliphate’s heart

    BEIRUT (AP) — The honeymoon was a brief moment for love, away from the front lines of Syria’s war. In the capital of the Islamic State group’s self-proclaimed “caliphate,” Syrian fighter Abu Bilal al-Homsi was…

  • Update on the latest business

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Asia stocks gain as China announcements spur Shanghai TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly gained today after China promoted an array of infrastructure projects as open to private investment and said it was…