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AfDB votes for president to guide bank through changing climate

* African nations getting more financing from China, Eurobonds

Japan April retail sales rebound, ease pressure on BOJ

TOKYO - Japan's retail sales rebounded modestly in the year to April after three straight months of falls, bolstering the central bank's case that consumer spending is reviving to underpin a steady economic recovery. | Video

1:17pm IST

New laws mean Latin America's domestic workers fare better than most

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A young, pretty girl from the countryside seeks a better life in the big city as a domestic worker.

11:41am IST

Petrobras pays 2014 bonus despite record loss, canceled dividend

RIO DE JANEIRO, May 27 - Brazil's state-run oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, will pay employees 1.04 billion reais ($331 million) in bonuses for 2014 despite recording its largest-ever loss and rejecting investor dividends, a company union said on Wednesday.

9:28am IST

Japan April retail sales rebound, ease pressure on BOJ

TOKYO - Japan's retail sales rebounded modestly in the year to April after three straight months of falls, bolstering the central bank's case that consumer spending is reviving to underpin a steady economic recovery.

Economy, Japan 6:51am IST

UPDATE 2-Japan April retail sales rebound, ease pressure on BOJ

* Pick-up in consumption underscores BOJ's optimism on outlook (Adds analyst quotes)

6:47am IST

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 28

May 28 - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

IPOs, Regulatory News 5:14am IST

Wall St watchdog proposes informing brokerage clients on recruitment practices

NEW YORK, May 27 - Wall Street's industry-funded watchdog unveiled a proposal on Wednesday to help investors determine whether it is in their best interests to follow their broker to a new firm.

4:45am IST

U.S. judge puts GM ignition-switch suits on ice, for now

NEW YORK - A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Wednesday put on hold dozens of lawsuits accusing General Motors Co of concealing an ignition-switch defect while the plaintiffs in those cases appeal an earlier ruling that found their cases were barred.

4:26am IST

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Senate passes savings bill key for Rousseff

BRASILIA, May 27 - Brazil's Senate on Wednesday approved an austerity measure that cuts pension benefits as part of President Dilma Rousseff's drive to reduce a widening fiscal deficit and regain investors' confidence in the once-booming economy.

4:19am IST

Director's cut: Best-paid corporate boards

A seat on a corporate board is nice work if you can get it, especially at three companies that pay their directors more than $100,000 per meeting. A Reuters Special Report.  Full Article