Business Leaders Relieved After Vote

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British business leaders said they were relieved that Scotland voted to stay in the U.K., after weeks of warning that a vote for independence could result in huge obstacles for firms operating there.

Glaxo Found Guilty of Bribery in China

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GlaxoSmithKline said a Chinese court found its subsidiary in the country guilty of bribery, and fined the company close to $491.5 million, in what Chinese state media said was the largest ever corporate fine.

Home Depot Breach Outstrips Target's

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Home Depot said 56 million cards may have been compromised in a five-month attack on its payment terminals, making the breach much bigger than the holiday attack at Target.

Larry Ellison to Step Aside as Oracle CEO

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Oracle said its longtime leader, Larry Ellison, will step aside as CEO but take over as chairman of the business-software giant. Mark Hurd and Safra Catz were named co-CEOs.

Alibaba's IPO Priced at $68 a Share

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Alibaba's shares priced Thursday at $68, at the high end of expectations, in what is one of the world's largest initial public offerings ever.

Total in Talks to Sell Bostik to Arkema

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French oil major Total is in exclusive talks with chemical group Arkema to sell its adhesive maker Bostik for about $2.25 billion.

President of China Gold Miner Detained

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China's largest gold producer, Zhongjin Gold, said President Wang Ronghu has been detained by state anticorruption agents.

Vivendi to Sell GVT to Telefónica

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French media and telecom conglomerate Vivendi said it would sell its Brazilian unit GVT to Spanish telecom giant Telefónica in a deal valued at around $9.3 billion.

Alibaba IPO to Give Yahoo Windfall

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Alibaba Group Holding's initial public offering will make Yahoo about $5.1 billion richer.

British Pound Rises on Scottish Vote Results

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The British pound rose against the U.S. dollar and hit its highest levels in years against the euro and yen as early results from Scotland's independence referendum suggested support for the pro-union campaign.

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