Telecoms Fall as Speculation Over Deal Weighs on Time Warner -- Telecoms Roundup

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Shares of telecommunications companies fell on doubts about the outlook for a major deal.

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Time Warner shares declined because of speculation over whether AT&T would receive regulatory approval to close a deal to buy the entertainment conglomerate in its current form. Negotiations between AT&T and the Justice Department over the approval of the deal are reportedly ongoing.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer named television and movie veteran Michael Wright president of its EPIX pay-television channel.

Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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November 13, 2017 17:19 ET (22:19 GMT)