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EU ministers discuss how to attract fintech firms, after Brexit

EU ministers discuss how to attract fintech firms, after Brexit

Written by on September 12, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union finance ministers will discuss this week a plan to attract more financial-technology companies, in a bid to bridge the gap with global competitors and offset the loss of Europe’s main fintech market after Britain leaves the bloc. The EU fintech market is dwarfed by those in China and the United […]

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Here are the stocks to watch during the iPhone launch

Here are the stocks to watch during the iPhone launch

Written by on September 12, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – When Apple Inc unveils the new iPhone on Tuesday at its Apple Park “spaceship” campus, there may be important clues for the watchers of seven semiconductor stocks. Apple exerts a sun-like gravitational pull on the global electronics supply chain, affecting the pricing of commodities like flash memory chips – it consumes […]

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News highlights – 11 September 2017

News highlights – 11 September 2017

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News highlights for 11 September 2017 Pre-orders for Galaxy Note 8 beat previous models by two and a half times SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Tuesday said pre-orders for its Galaxy Note 8 premium smartphone have hit the highest-ever for the Note series, beating its predecessor Note 7 over five days by […]

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Apple – how different will the 10 year anniversary iPhone be?

Apple – how different will the 10 year anniversary iPhone be?

Written by on September 12, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

CUPERTINO, Calif. (Reuters) – A decade after then-CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone, Apple Inc is set to introduce a completely redesigned top-of-the-line iPhone along with two other new phones, as well as a big upgrade to the Apple Watch and a higher-definition Apple TV. The splashy launch event will take place at the […]

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India jumps on electric vehicle bandwagon with aggressive push

India jumps on electric vehicle bandwagon with aggressive push

Written by on September 11, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s aggressive push to electrify all new vehicles by 2030 is compelling auto part manufacturers and carmakers to draw up early plans for electrification, company executives said. A new auto policy is in the works and will include a roadmap for electric vehicles, a government official said, adding that this is […]

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News highlights – 10 September 2017

News highlights – 10 September 2017

Written by on September 11, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights  for 10 September 2017 One year of Reliance Jio: How the telco’s launch disrupted India’s telecom landscape Reliance Jio Infocomm’s launch a year ago has disrupted India’s telecom landscape like never before, with consumers the ultimate winners as prices slumped amid intense competition that put pressure on the existing operators. Read more… Criticism […]

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Europe mulls tax crackdown on revenues of digital multinationals

Europe mulls tax crackdown on revenues of digital multinationals

Written by on September 11, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

PARIS (Reuters) – France, Germany, Italy and Spain want digital multinationals like Amazon and Google to be taxed in Europe based on their revenues, rather than only profits as now, their finance ministers said in a joint letter. France is leading a push to clamp down on the taxation of such companies, but has found […]

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Amazon opens bidding for its second US headquarters

Amazon opens bidding for its second US headquarters

Written by on September 8, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it would build a $5 billion second headquarters in North America, kicking off a competition between cities and states to offer tax cuts and incentives that could bring 50,000 new jobs. The largest e-commerce company said it intended to create “HQ2”, a headquarters that would be a “full […]

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News highlights – 7 September 2017

News highlights – 7 September 2017

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News highlights for 7 September 2017 Apple’s new iPhone hits production glitches Apple new iPhone (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s new iPhone has hit production glitches early in its manufacturing process and could lead to supply shortfalls and shipping delays following its launch next week, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Read more… No sign […]

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ZhongAn – China’s first online insurer wins HK IPO approval

ZhongAn – China’s first online insurer wins HK IPO approval

Written by on September 8, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

HONG KONG (Reuters) – ZhongAn Online Property and Casualty Insurance Co Ltd, China’s first internet-only insurer, secured Hong Kong stock exchange approval for its planned initial public offering which could raise more than $1 billion, sources with direct knowledge of the deal said on Friday. The company plans to start gauging investor appetite for the […]

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