Archive 2017

Wall Street set for higher open as tax bill concerns wane

Wall Street set for higher open as tax bill concerns wane

Published 15/12/2017

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid(Reuters) - Wall Street was [more…]

‘Congratulations’: EU launches next phase of Brexit but warns of tough

‘Congratulations’: EU launches next phase of Brexit but warns of tough

Published 15/12/2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for the EU summit in Brussels, Belgium, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Eric VidalBRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union agreed on [more…]

Chinese tourists raid Danish supermarkets for infant milk powder

Chinese tourists raid Danish supermarkets for infant milk powder

Published 15/12/2017

Arla FoodÕs milk powder is stacked in a supermarket in Copenhagen, Denmark December 15, 2017. REUTERS/Julie Astrid ThomsenCOPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Following a string of food [more…]

Multi-summit Macron burns energy in hunt for results

Multi-summit Macron burns energy in hunt for results

Published 15/12/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron arrives to attend the EU summit in Brussels, Belgium, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Eric VidalBRUSSELS (Reuters) - If European leaders earned points [more…]

Macron aiming for eurozone ‘convergence’ with Germany by March

Macron aiming for eurozone ‘convergence’ with Germany by March

Published 15/12/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday he hoped to make progress with Germany on ideas to reform the euro zone by March, once Germany has a new coalition government in place, and agree a "roadmap" with all eurozone leaders by June next year. [more…]

FIFA watchdog bans Brazilian soccer chief Del Nero for 90 days

FIFA watchdog bans Brazilian soccer chief Del Nero for 90 days

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: President of Brazilian Soccer Confederation (CBF) Marco Polo Del Nero arrives for a news conference after the announcement of the players for the [more…]

Global shares limp toward third week of gains, Bitcoin roars to new hi

Global shares limp toward third week of gains, Bitcoin roars to new hi

Published 15/12/2017

The German share price index, DAX board, is seen at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, December 15, 2017. REUTERS/Staff/RemoteLONDON (Reuters) - World shares fell [more…]

Germany’s SPD agrees to coalition talks, opening path out of deadlock

Germany’s SPD agrees to coalition talks, opening path out of deadlock

Published 15/12/2017

Social Democratic Party (SPD) member Olaf Scholz (L) arrives at the board meeting at the party headquarters in Berlin, Germany, November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Axel SchmidtBERLIN [more…]

German military kicks off heavy lift helicopter competition: source

German military kicks off heavy lift helicopter competition: source

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A Marine Corps CH-53 Super Stallion lifts off from the USS Kearsarge as U.S. military personnel continue to evacuate the U.S. Virgin Islands [more…]

Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry on May 19

Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to marry on May 19

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prince Harry poses with Meghan Markle in the Sunken Garden of Kensington Palace, London, Britain, November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File PhotoLONDON (Reuters) [more…]