11/10 Italian oil and gas company Eni expects to boost gasoline production at Angola's Luanda refinery to 470,000 tonnes within two years from the current 110,000 tonnes a year, a senior company official said on Friday.
01h01 A British employers' group
criticised on Monday what it said would be the "beyond
eye-watering" cost of the opposition Labour Party's plans to
return utilities, train companies and the Royal Mail to public
ownership.. . .
13/10 Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah
Ali Khamenei said on Sunday that U.S.-allied Gulf Arab States
were "under the will of the United States" and warned that any
attacker would regret taking action against Iran, according. . .
13/10 Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali
Khamenei told Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards on Sunday to
develop more advanced and modern weapons, amid increasingly
tense disputes with the United States and Gulf Arab states.. . .
13/10 Europe's climate change
credentials face an acid test this week when the bloc's lending
arm, the European Investment Bank, decides whether or not to
stop funding fossil fuel projects beyond next year.. . .
13/10 Almost 400 scientists have
endorsed a civil disobedience campaign aimed at forcing
governments to take rapid action to tackle climate change,
warning that failure could inflict "incalculable human
suffering.". . .
13/10 Pakistan will do its utmost to
enable talks between arch regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia,
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday in Tehran,
adding that he will travel to Saudi Arabia. . .
13/10 UK opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy
Corbyn said he is unlikely to support a deal agreed between
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the European Union, Sky News
reported http://bit.ly/2MedpE9 early on Sunday.. . .
13/10 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will
speak to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President
Emmanuel Macron and European Commission President Jean-Claude
Juncker by the end of Monday to urge the leaders to support his
Brexit. . .
12/10 Mediobanca's second
biggest investor Vincent Bollore has thrown his weight behind
the Italian bank's chief Alberto Nagel, who has come under
attack by new Mediobanca shareholder Leonardo Del Vecchio.. . .
12/10 Minority shareholders in zinc
producer Nyrstar are seeking 1.48 billion euros ($1.63 billion)
in damages from global commodities trader Trafigura
over the restructuring of the Belgian firm, the shareholders'
lawyer said on Saturday.. . .
12/10 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will
ask parliament to back any Brexit deal that he secures from the
European Union within 24 hours of the European summit next week,
the Times reported on Saturday.. . .
11/10 European Council
head Donald Tusk said on Friday he felt slightly more hopeful
the European Union and Britain will achieve a deal on the
latter's withdrawal from the bloc following months of deadlock.. . .
11/10 Gold fell over 1% on Friday, en route to
its biggest weekly decline since March, as easing concerns about
the U.S.-China trade conflict and Britain's exit from the
European Union renewed appetite for riskier. . .
11/10 Ukraine's talks with the
International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a new loan programme have
stalled because of the dispute between the state and a powerful
tycoon over control of nationalised lender PrivatBank, the
deputy central. . .
11/10 European shares were on a tear on Friday
as a surprise breakthrough in Brexit negotiations drove
UK-focused London-listed companies and the Irish index about 4%
higher, while German shares logged their best day in. . .
11/10 London-listed companies with exposure to
the domestic economy soared on Friday for their best day in
nearly a decade as hopes that Britain can seal a Brexit deal
triggered explosive gains and a major. . .
11/10 Hopes that Britain will seal a
Brexit deal saw unloved London-listed companies with exposure to
the domestic economy rise more than blue-chip stocks on Friday,
for the first time since May, in a major. . .
11/10 Another round of administrative
savings would be better than letting the 2020 Czech central
state budget deficit swell if an economic slowdown worsens and
hits state income, Finance Minister Alena Schillerova said in an
interview. . .
11/10 Britain's financial
services regulator is examining allegations of precious metals
market manipulation by JPMorgan Chase & Co traders
following criminal charges by U.S. authorities, according to two
people familiar with the matter.. . .
11/10 European Union taxpayers held
assets worth at least $1.6 trillion offshore in 2016, equal to
nearly 10% of the bloc's output, the European Commission said on
Friday, estimating tax revenue losses at around $50. . .
11/10 ECB policymakers need to put their
most recent meeting behind them and move on, ECB governing board
member Francois Villeroy de Galhau told Reuters on Friday as
divisions over a key decision linger.. . .
CEO will fight to get clarity from top shareholder Fortum
on a range of issues ahead of a planned stake hike,
he said in an internal memo, underlining that the German utility
will remain. . .
is sounding out potential buyers of its stake in
Polish lender mBank ahead of a formal sale process
which is expected to launch in coming months, people familiar
with the matter said.. . .
11/10 Maintenance at Norway's natural gas
fields and processing plants is scheduled to cut production
capacity by some 5.35 billion cubic meters (bcm) in 2020, less
than in 2019, according to a Reuters calculation based. . .
11/10 Gunvor Group will
overhaul its refinery in Rotterdam in March next year and
reconfigure the plant to produce some low sulphur fuel oil that
complies with new, global shipping rules, its chief executive
officer said.. . .
11/10 Britain's markets watchdog will
take a "pragmatic" approach to financial firms that fail to
report transactions on time if there is a no-deal Brexit on Oct.
31, it said on Friday, given the challenges. . .
11/10 Portugal's Sonae, which
owns the country's largest food retailer, said on Friday it will
invest up to 725 million euros by 2021 in the expansion,
maintenance and improvement of its supermarket stores across the
country.. . .
11/10 The German government is cutting
its 2020 growth forecast for Europe's largest economy to 1.1%
from its April prediction of 1.5%, German magazine Der Spiegel
reported on Friday, without citing sources.. . .
11/10 The 27 European Union countries
staying on together after Brexit authorised their negotiator
Michel Barnier on Friday to go into another round of intense and
secret negotiations with Britain in a bid to get. . .
11/10 Denmark is assessing whether
to go ahead with an already announced tender for new oil and gas
exploration in the Danish North Sea after setting itself one of
the most ambitious climate targets in. . .
11/10 Renault's board voted on
Friday to oust chief executive Thierry Bollore, as the French
carmaker and Japanese partner Nissan seek a fresh start
following the scandal-hit tenure of former alliance supremo
Carlos Ghosn.. . .
11/10 Uber Technologies Inc
says the UK is seeking to classify the company as a
transportation provider, potentially opening it up to new tax
charges that could weigh heavily on its business, according to
UK accounts. . .
11/10 The European Union's Brexit
negotiator Michel Barnier had a "constructive" meeting with his
British counterpart Stephen Barclay on Friday, a spokeswoman for
the bloc's executive, the European Commission, said.. . .
11/10 France's constitutional court on
Friday upheld a law excluding palm oil from the country's
biofuel scheme, rejecting an appeal by energy company Total
which says the measure puts at risk its production
site in southern. . .
11/10 Britain's markets watchdog has
fined interdealer broker Tullett Prebon 15.4 million pounds
($19.2 million) for improper conduct, including its involvement
in the manipulation of the Libor rate, the regulator said on
Friday.. . .
11/10 Extinction Rebellion protesters
blocked the BBC's headquarters on Friday, calling on Britain's
public service broadcaster to treat climate change with the same
gravity as World War Two and tell the public the truth.. . .
11/10 The UK's competition watchdog said on
Friday it started an investigation into whether the potential
merger of pub owner Stonegate and larger rival Ei Group
, which would create Britain's biggest pub operator,
would erode. . .
11/10 The cost of a comprehensive motor
insurance policy in Britain fell 1% in the third quarter, pushed
down by uncertainty from the personal injury discount rate
change in July and the market watchdog's interim. . .
11/10 Around 60% of Germany's
Mittelstand, the small and medium-sized companies that form the
backbone of Europe's biggest economy, see no impact on their
business from a hard Brexit, a survey by Germany's KfW state
development. . .
11/10 Dart Group, the owner of British
airline and tour operator Jet2, raised its profit guidance on
Friday as it boosted passenger numbers following the collapse of
former rival Thomas Cook last month, sending its. . .
11/10 Italian food group Newlat said on
Friday it expected its shares to start trading on the main
segment of the Milan bourse on Oct. 24, after it received
approval for its initial stock offering. . .
11/10 Malaysia's industrial
production rose 1.9% in August from a year earlier, faster than
the previous month, supported by gains in the manufacturing and
electricity-generation sectors, government data showed on
Friday.. . .
11/10 UK petrol station operator EG Group is
planning an initial public offering next year that could value
the company at over 10 billion pounds ($12.44 billion),
Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/35ntPBv on Friday, citing
people familiar with. . .
11/10 Australian shares rose on Friday as hopes
for at least a partial Sino-U.S. trade deal were bolstered by
positive comments from both sides, with markets now focusing on
a final meeting between officials later. . .
11/10 Japan's plan to tighten reporting
requirements for foreigners wishing to buy shares in key
industries, will have a "chilling effect" on inbound investment,
a group of foreign banks and brokerages warned the government in
a. . .
10/10 President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said
on Thursday that Ukraine wanted to maintain its relations with
the International Monetary Fund but wanted the IMF only to set
economic conditions for disbursing loans.. . .
10/10 British 10-year government bond
yields recorded their biggest one-day rise in nearly four years
on Thursday after Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said Brexit
talks with his British counterpart Boris Johnson had been "very
positive".. . .
10/10 Gold prices retreated from a one-week
peak on Thursday, while palladium prices marked an all-time
high, after a report suggested that China wants to reach an
agreement with the U.S. to avoid further escalation. . .
10/10 Sweden's central bank will
have a clearer role in policing risk in the financial system, a
government committee looking at how the Riksbank operates and
what tools it has to meet its mandate said. . .
10/10 Nigeria is seeking $62 billion
from oil companies under regulations that allow the government
to revisit revenue-sharing deals on petroleum sales if crude
prices exceed $20 a barrel, the attorney general told Reuters. . .
10/10 London stocks finished a roller coaster
session on Thursday with gains as domestic companies rose after
Britain and Ireland said they saw a pathway to a Brexit deal,
and international names jumped on to. . .
10/10 Euro zone government bond yields
rose to three-week highs on Thursday on optimism around trade
U.S./China trade talks and after the British and Irish prime
ministers said they still saw a path to a. . .
10/10 Bosnia's two rival autonomous
regions adopted a joint four-year programme of socio-economic
reforms in a rare display of unity on Thursday to boost growth
and competitiveness in line with EU recommendations.. . .
10/10 Delta Air Lines hopes to
speed up the hiring of pilots, flight attendants, reservation
and airport staff after "surprise" demand growth fueled
better-than-expected third-quarter profit, Chief Executive Ed
Bastian told Reuters.. . .
10/10 Zambia owed major mining companies 2.8 billion kwacha ($215 million) in tax refunds as at June 30, 2019, Finance Minister Bwalya Ng'andu said on Thursday, the latest development in a long-running. . .
10/10 A member of Swiss drugmaker
Roche's controlling family said on Wednesday that
short-term profit maximization has "destroyed the planet" and
the world needs a new breed of capitalism putting long-term
interests first.. . .
10/10 European Central Bank
policymakers were deeply divided last month over reviving bond
purchases, according to minutes of their meeting that show a
rift within the euro zone's most important institution deepening
ahead of a change. . .
10/10 It is better to be safe than
sorry before shifting the policy gear back to normalisation,
Finnish policymaker Olli Rehn said on Thursday, in defence of
the European Central Bank's decision to raise stimulus.. . .
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