SoftBank Bid for Universal Said Rejected by Vivendi

July 19 (Bloomberg) -- SoftBank made an $8.5 billion bid for Vivendi’s Universal Music Group division that was rejected by the French media company, according to people with knowledge of the proposal. John Dawson reports on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)

Ant Financial Expects Singles' Day Record
28:50 - For a company with a diminutive name, Ant Financial has big ambitions for this year's singles day shopping extravaganza in China. The operator of Alibaba's Alipay online transaction service says this year's November 11th event should surpass last year's record. Bloomberg's Stephen Engle reports on "Daybreak Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
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