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Signals back to green for Deutsche Bahn

Publicly-owned German rail operator Deutsche Bahn said Thursday it returned to profit in 2016, after it booked its first loss in more than a decade the previous year.

Asia markets enjoy small recovery after big losses

Most Asian markets edged up and the dollar saw a small recovery on Thursday as investors tracked a bounce in New York, with focus now on a crucial congressional vote on US healthcare reform later in the day.

AT&T, Verizon join Google ad boycott

AT&T and Verizon on Wednesday joined global firms pulling ads from Google, saying they did not want their brands associated with inappropriate content on the internet giant.

Movies draw record $38.6 bn at box office in 2016: MPAA

The global box office for films took in a record $38.6 billion last year, industry figures showed Wednesday, although receipts outside North America declined for the first time in 12 years as the Chinese market slowed.

Deutsche Bahn names new CEO after shock walkout

German rail giant Deutsche Bahn on Wednesday named finance director Richard Lutz as its new chief executive, replacing a boss who quit unexpectedly after contract talks broke down.