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Claire Hunte

Claire Hunte has worked in the UK and US. She was launch editor of the World Life Insurance Report, and worked on FTyourmoney.com and was managing editor at Investor Relations and Corporate Secretary in the US. She has also worked for the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association and PwC.

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Kroger supermarket sign

Big Kroger Investor Slashes Stock Holdings

Kroger's one-time largest shareholder apparently sold a slew of shares through an express lane in October.

Claire Hunte
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Tencent Beats China's Alibaba To The $500bn Market Cap Club

Shares of Alibaba Group Holding rallied 2.3% in morning trade into record territory Monday, but was beaten to the $500bn value mark by Hong Kong-based Tencent.

Claire Hunte
Plant on top of pile of coins

Economic index measuring US business trends rose in October

An economic index that measures business trends increased in October as impacts from a string of catastrophic hurricanes dissipated.

Claire Hunte
Closeup of Marvell IC on HP HDD controller PCB

Marvell Technology to buy smaller rival Cavium for $6bn

Chipmaker Marvell Technology Group said it would buy smaller rival Cavium in a $6bn (£4.5bn) deal, as it seeks to expand its wireless connectivity business

Claire Hunte
Stock market display at night

Stock-market futures edge higher ahead of open

US stock-index futures followed global equities higher on Monday as investors appeared to shrug off earlier worries about political uncertainty in Germany.

Claire Hunte
Stock market chart on monitor

Developed economy growth slowed in third quarter, says OECD

Economic growth in developed countries slowed in the three months to September, but remains on course for a pickup in 2017 overall.

Claire Hunte
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US update: Street settles lower, Russia subpoena ruffles, dollar dives

US stocks settled lower on Friday after a slight pullback with the S&P 500 and Dow rounding out the week with slim losses. 

Claire Hunte
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Bitcoin pushes pass $8,000 for the first time

Bitcoin moved beyond $8,000 for the first time on Friday on news that a software upgrade, SegWit2x hard fork, will deliver Bitcoin owners a new cryptocurrency.

Claire Hunte
21st Century Fox logo in New York

Fox shares jump on signs of more takeover interest

Twenty-First Century Fox shares were up over 4% in early trading on Friday after sources said both Comcast and Verizon Communications were also interested in buying parts of its studio and TV operations.

Claire Hunte
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VW to spend over €34bn on electric and self-driving cars

Volkswagen’s leaders on Friday approved a five-year spending plan that aims to further the German automaker’s goal of transforming itself into a leading force in electric cars.

Claire Hunte
Men building a house on the New Jersey shore

US housing starts rose in October

US housing starts rose last month to the highest level in a year, a sign home builders are getting back on track after hurricane activity weighed on residential construction in September.

Claire Hunte
Wall St sign in front of New York Stock Exchange

US stocks in jeopardy as Russia probe moves closer to Trump

US stocks were setting up for a slight pullback Friday, putting weekly gains for the S&P and Dow average in jeopardy

Claire Hunte
Gold bitcoin fork closeup

Fork talk lifts bitcoin to all-time high near $8,000

Bitcoin hit an all-time high just below $8,000 on Friday, on talk that a software upgrade whose suspension sent the cryptocurrency into a tailspin at the end of last week was, after all, going ahead within hours.

Claire Hunte
The People's Bank of China headquarters in Beijing

China's sweeping new rules to regulate $15 trillion asset management products

China’s central bank on Friday issued sweeping guidelines to tighten rules on asset management business, the latest step by Beijing to fend off systemic risks in the country’s rampantly growing shadow banking sector.

Claire Hunte
Chairman and CEO, Goldman Sachs Lloyd Blankfein

Goldman CEO Blankfein calls for second vote on Brexit

Goldman Sachs' chief executive Lloyd Blankfein said on Thursday that many people want Britain to have a “confirming vote” on whether to leave the European Union.

Claire Hunte




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