BEIJING (REUTERS) - Negotiations on a trade pact between a dozen countries around the Pacific Rim will take whatever time they need as the deal has to be both ambitious and comprehensive, US trade representative Michael Froman said on Saturday.
NEW YORK (REUTERS) - United States (US) stocks rose on Friday, capping the best week for major indexes in months as unexpectedly strong data on economic growth increased confidence that the recovery was accelerating.
REDWOOD SHORES, California (AP) - Oracle is buying cloud-based business-to-consumer marketing software company Responsys for about $1.39 billion (S$1.76 million).
NEW YORK (AFP) - Rupert Murdoch's publishing group News Corp said on Friday it had acquired the "social news agency" Storyful, which seeks to merge journalism with social media.
NEW YORK (AFP) - United States stocks on Friday opened higher after the Commerce Department said third-quarter US gross domestic product grew much faster than previously estimated.