25/08 Iran's foreign minister
paid a visit to a G7 summit in France on Sunday, an unexpected
twist to a meeting already troubled by differences between U.S.
President Donald Trump and Western allies over a. . .
25/08 Germany's Christian Social
Union (CSU), the sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel's
Christian Democrats (CDU), are planning to launch a climate bond
to help fund its efforts to reduce emission targets.. . .
25/08 Prime Minister Boris
Johnson said on Sunday that if Britain leaves the European Union
without a deal, it will no longer legally owe the 39 billion
pound ($47.88 billion) divorce bill agreed by his. . .
25/08 U.S. President Donald
Trump said on Sunday he was getting along well with Western
allies at a G7 summit in France, dismissing reports of rifts
among leaders and declaring that they "respect" the trade. . .
24/08 Prime Minister Boris
Johnson used a pre-G7 summit phone call to U.S. President Donald
Trump to demand he lower trade barriers and open up parts of the
U.S. economy to British firms, citing a. . .
24/08 Squabbles erupted among
G7 nations on Saturday as their leaders gathered for an annual
summit, exposing sharp differences on global trade tensions,
Britain's exit from the EU and how to respond to the fires
raging. . .
24/08 French riot police used
water cannons and tear gas on Saturday to disperse
anti-capitalism protesters in Bayonne, near the resort of
Biarritz where President Emmanuel Macron and G7 nation allies
were meeting for a three-day. . .
24/08 Britain joined Germany
on Saturday in criticising French President Emmanuel Macron's
decision to block a trade deal between the European Union and
the Mercosur group of southern American countries to pressure
Brazil on Amazon forest. . .
24/08 French riot police
briefly used water cannons and tear gas on Saturday to disperse
anti-capitalism protesters in Bayonne, near the resort of
Biarritz where President Emmanuel Macron and G7 nation allies
were meeting for a. . .
24/08 British Prime Minister
Boris Johnson said on Saturday he would tell President Donald
Trump at this weekend's G7 summit to pull back from a trade war
that is already destabilising economic growth around the. . .
24/08 U.S. President Donald
Trump arrived in France on Saturday for what promises to be a
fraught meeting of major industrialised nations, with friction
over trade, climate change and Iran likely to snarl the talks.. . .
24/08 Hong Kong police fired volleys
of tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty
industrial suburb on Saturday after activists threw petrol bombs
and bricks, as China freed a British consulate worker. . .
24/08 French President
Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday Europe will "probably" decide
to launch new tax cuts to kick-start a flagging economy
threatened by a tit-for-tat trade war between the United States
and its global partners.. . .
24/08 An employee of the British
consulate in Hong Kong who was detained in China's border city
of Shenzhen amid accusations of outside interference in
pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong was released on Saturday,
Chinese police. . .
24/08 New European Union rules that
could block shipments of Canadian cherries and other fruits to
the 28-nation grouping apply to all countries and "was not
unusual," a senior Canadian official said on Friday.. . .
23/08 Britain wants to agree a
post-Brexit trade deal with the United States quickly, but the
terms have to work for both sides, a British spokeswoman said on
Friday ahead of a meeting between Prime. . .
23/08 The owner of the only U.S. rare earths
mine is going on a hiring spree as it looks to significantly
boost production, part of a strategy to build out American
refining capability after China. . .
23/08 With India's auto sales
declining for the ninth straight month in July, more automotive
manufacturers are laying off workers and temporarily halting
production to keep costs in check, according to sources and
documents seen by. . .
23/08 India is rolling back recent
tax hikes on foreign and domestic equity investors and is
accelerating a capital infusion of $10 billion into state-run
banks, the finance minister said late on Friday, in an. . .
23/08 European shares fell on Friday after U.S.
President Donald Trump furiously reacted to China's latest
imposition of tariffs on certain U.S. goods, while a lack of
direction in the U.S. central bank's rate outlook. . .
23/08 London's main share index handed back its
early gains to end lower on Friday after U.S. President Donald
Trump's tweeted "order" that U.S. companies shut operations in
China, which dragged internationally exposed miners and. . .
23/08 Copper prices fell to the lowest
in more than two years as an escalating trade conflict between
China and the United States, faltering Chinese economic growth
and a weakening yuan undermined the outlook for. . .
23/08 Ryanair has decided to
close its Spanish bases in Las Palmas, Tenerife South, Lanzarote
and Girona from January, putting the jobs of more than 500
pilots and cabin crew at risk, the local USO. . .
23/08 Russian state-controlled bank VTB
has asked President Vladimir Putin to help it create a
Russian grain champion to curb the role of foreign traders and
give the state greater control over exports, a letter. . .
23/08 Euro zone bond yields dipped on
Friday after China introduced retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion
of U.S. goods, while Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell gave
few clues about whether the central bank will cut. . .
23/08 Thousands of chanting Hong
Kong protesters joined hands to form human chains on Friday in a
peaceful protest, with almost three months of anti-government
demonstrations showing no sign of let-up across the
Chinese-ruled territory.. . .
23/08 Shares in Woodford Capital
Patient Trust, the listed fund run by money manager
Neil Woodford, hit a record low on Friday after the trust's
administrator said it would cut the valuation of one of. . .
23/08 The European Union piled
pressure on Friday on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over
fires raging in the Amazon basin, with Ireland and France saying
they could block a trade deal with South America.. . .
23/08 Thyssenkrupp is in
talks with Kloeckner & Co over future cooperation in
materials trading, but is not working on a near-term takeover of
the metals firm, three people familiar with the matter said.. . .
23/08 Frontline has agreed to
buy 10 Suezmax oil tankers from Trafigura in a cash
and share deal worth up to $675 million which will make the
Geneva-based trading firm the group's second biggest
shareholder.. . .
23/08 Deutsche Bank has
agreed to pay more than $16 million to settle charges that it
violated U.S. corruption laws by hiring relatives of foreign
government officials in order to win or retain business, the
U.S.. . .
23/08 With his flagship 3.7 billion
pound ($4.5 billion) fund frozen, money manager Neil Woodford
has been travelling around Britain trying to convince
independent financial advisers (IFAs) his firm remains a good
long-term bet.. . .
23/08 The Swedish Financial
Supervisory Authority (FSA) will publish the conclusions of its
probe into alleged money laundering in the Baltics by the
beginning of next year, it said on Friday, pushing back the
deadline by. . .
23/08 Commodity traders Glencore PLC
and Trafigura have picked up a combined
70,479 tonnes of aluminium over the past week by winning online
auctions of metal inventory dating back to China's 2014 Qingdao
warehousing scandal, according. . .
23/08 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group
(SMFG) said on Friday it would acquire British asset
manager TT International, in a move to generate a fee-based
revenue and attract Japanese investors hamstrung by low domestic
returns.. . .
23/08 UBS Group has hired Huw
van Steenis, a former senior adviser to Bank of England Governor
Mark Carney, to head investor relations and a new sustainable
finance committee at Switzerland's largest bank, it said. . .
23/08 Cathay Pacific Airways
, which is caught in the crosswinds between authorities
in Beijing and anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, must put
an end to "all forms of white terror", trade unions in the
Chinese-ruled. . .
23/08 Britain's competition watchdog
has ordered Royal Bank of Scotland and Santander
to appoint auditors to check how they remind customers
who have payment protection insurance (PPI), amid a mis-selling
scandal over the policies.. . .
23/08 Tokyo Electric Power will
submit to a municipal official on Monday a plan regarding the
decommissioning of five reactors at its Kashiwazaki-Kariwa
nuclear station, the world's biggest atomic plant, Jiji Press
said.. . .
23/08 Eddie Stobart Logistics Plc on
Friday announced the departure of Chief Executive Officer Alex
Laffey and suspended shares from trading after it failed to
publish its half-year results in time.. . .
23/08 Walking a tightrope between
anti-government protests and political masters in Beijing, many
Hong Kong firms are opting to toe the Communist Party line to
avoid potential repercussions having seen what happened at
Cathay Pacific. . .
23/08 Japanese travel agency H.I.S. Co
has given up its bid for a controlling stake in Unizo
Holdings, Nikkei Business reported on Friday, after a
SoftBank-owned firm made a $1.3 billion 'white knight' offer for
the. . .
23/08 Malaysian Prime Minister
Mahathir Mohamad on Friday said linking the production of palm
oil to deforestation was "baseless, unfair and unjustified", and
that the industry has grown responsibly.. . .
23/08 The Canadian Consulate in Hong
Kong said on Friday it has suspended travel to mainland China
for local staff, just days after an employee of the city's
British Consulate was confirmed to have been. . .
23/08 Hasbro Inc will buy Entertainment
One Ltd for about $4 billion (3.27 billion pounds) in
cash, expanding into the lucrative infant and preschool market
by gaining access to popular TV shows like Peppa Pig. . .
23/08 The European Union will halt
imports of Canadian cherries and other fresh fruits starting
Sept. 1 as it enforces new import requirements related to pests,
according to a Canadian government document sent to industry. . .
22/08 President Donald Trump will
highlight U.S. economic policies under his stewardship at
meetings with other G7 leaders this weekend in France and
encourage allies to follow the American model to stave off
problems with the. . .
22/08 European shares fell on Thursday as mixed
readings of business growth across major economies and
uncertainty over the U.S. interest rate outlook made investors
nervous, while a jump in the pound dented London stocks.. . .
22/08 The European Union hopes to
ease trade tensions with U.S. President Donald Trump when the
leaders of the world's seven major advanced economies meet in
France over the weekend, a senior EU official said. . .
22/08 London's FTSE 100 fell on Thursday as the
latest signals from the U.S. Federal Reserve dampened hopes of
hefty interest rate cuts, while exporter stocks slipped as the
pound rose after German Chancellor Angela. . .
22/08 Swiss telecoms firm Sunrise
Communications on Thursday stepped up efforts to rescue its
takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss unit amid criticism from its
top shareholder, saying it had found new synergies and could cut
a. . .
22/08 Estonia is planning to allow
savers to unlock 4 billion euros ($4.43 billion) in funds from
its state pension scheme from the start of 2021, its Finance
Minister Martin Helme said on Thursday.. . .
22/08 British online trading firm CMC Markets
Plc said on Thursday it expects its full-year results
will top analysts' forecasts as it bounces back after being hit
by regulatory changes in the industry.. . .
22/08 Ukraine's president backed
leading European powers on Thursday in opposing the readmission
of Russia to the Group of Seven advanced economies, saying
Moscow still occupied Crimea and was frustrating peace in
eastern Ukraine.. . .
22/08 Equinor will receive a
2.33 billion Norwegian crown ($260 million) subsidy for its
planned construction of floating wind turbines to supply power
to North Sea oil platforms, Norwegian state investment agency
Enova said on Thursday.. . .
22/08 A combination of measures may
be needed to prop up the euro zone economy, as recent indicators
paint an even bleaker picture of the outlook, European Central
Bank policymakers said at their July meeting,. . .
22/08 British retail sales plunged in
August at the fastest pace since December 2008, according to a
survey published on Thursday that added to signs of a slowing
economy ahead of Brexit in just over. . .
22/08 Serbia has suffered damages
amounting to around 0.7 percent of its gross domestic product
since Kosovo, its former southern province, introduced 100%
import tariffs last November, the country's trade minister said
on Thursday.. . .
22/08 Russian internet group Mail.ru
has teamed up with investment firm Proxima Capital to
buy a controlling stake in car-sharing operator YouDrive, which
it may fold into its planned food and taxi joint venture with
state-run. . .
22/08 Chilean miner Antofagasta Plc
delivered slightly better than expected half-year profit as it
reined in costs to cope with lower copper prices, which have
been hit by softer Chinese demand and the drawn-out Sino-U.S.
trade. . .
22/08 Hong Kong banks published
full-page newspaper ads calling for law and order in the
Chinese-ruled city and international jewellers sought the
rescheduling of a huge trade fair as weeks of pro-democracy
protests showed no sign. . .
22/08 Norway's Financial Supervisory
Authority (FSA) found significant shortcomings in DNB's
compliance with anti-money laundering (AML) regulations during a
late-2018 inspection, the bank regulator said in a report
released on Wednesday.. . .
22/08 Britain's Premier Oil reported a
23.5% jump in first-half profit on Thursday powered by record
output and said it planned to sell its stake in the offshore
Zama field in Mexico to reduce debt.. . .
22/08 All Ryanair flights to
and from British and Irish airports have departed without
disruption so far on Thursday, the airline said, adding it also
expected no impact for the rest of the day from. . .
22/08 Infrastructure firm John Laing
reported an 80% slump in first-half earnings on Thursday, hurt
by writedowns of some assets in Australia and Europe as well as
a one-off gain a year earlier, sending its. . .
22/08 Vingroup JSC has applied
for a licence to launch an airline next year as Vietnam's
largest conglomerate plans to expand its footprint in one of the
fastest growing aviation markets, local media reported on
Thursday.. . .
22/08 Germany's private sector
continued to struggle in August as a manufacturing recession
dragged on and activity in the services sector eased slightly, a
survey showed on Thursday, suggesting Europe's largest economy
is heading for a. . .
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