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Uber lost $2.2bn (£1.77bn) in the first nine months of the year despite a surge in revenues.

Lloyds Banking Group to buy MBNA from Bank of America for $2.35 billion.

Goldman, JP Morgan and other financial institutions are investing in blockchain startup Axoni.

Apple CEO Tim Cook is defending his meeting last week with Donald Trump.

Nine die in Berlin after a truck drives into a Christmas market.

Canadian insurer Fairfax agrees to acquire Switzerland’s Allied World in a $4.9 billion deal.

Trump adds yet another billionaire to his team. This time it’s Vincent Viola to be Secretary of the Army.

As expected, Trump wins more than 270 Electoral College votes to formally become president-elect.

Carl Icahn is selling American Railcar for up to $3.36 billion.

 

 

Photo: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks at his election night rally in Manhattan, New York, November 9, 2016. Reuters/Carlo Allegri