Europe

Weekend protests led to 17 percent fewer visitors to French…

Weekend protests led to 17 percent fewer visitors to French…

Published 10/12/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Last weekend’s anti-government protests resulted in a 17 percent drop in the number of visitors to French shopping centers, said a body [more…]

Qatar Investment Authority has accelerated investments in…

Qatar Investment Authority has accelerated investments in…

Published 10/12/2018

DOHA (Reuters) - The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has accelerated its investments in technology and is keeping the door open to strategic partnerships for technology [more…]

Austrian retailers file antitrust complaint against Amazon

Austrian retailers file antitrust complaint against Amazon

Published 10/12/2018

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian retailers have filed a complaint against Amazon with their national competition authority over the U.S. e-commerce giant’s dual role as a [more…]

Gilead Sciences snares Roche veteran O’Day as CEO

Gilead Sciences snares Roche veteran O’Day as CEO

Published 10/12/2018

(Reuters) - Drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc on Monday named Roche Holding AG’s Daniel O’Day as its new chief executive, tapping an industry veteran to fill [more…]

Investors ditch European stocks, BASF slides on profit warning

Investors ditch European stocks, BASF slides on profit warning

Published 10/12/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Simmering U.S-Chinese trade tensions dented European shares on Monday as investors fled risk at the start of a highly uncertain week, with [more…]

Hitachi shares rise after report it is considering scrapping…

Hitachi shares rise after report it is considering scrapping…

Published 10/12/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Hitachi Ltd (6501.T) shares rose as much as 2.9 percent on Monday after Japan’s TV Asahi reported the firm is considering scrapping [more…]

Exclusive: Dutch hospitals to drop U.S. body brokers, cite ethical…

Exclusive: Dutch hospitals to drop U.S. body brokers, cite ethical…

Published 10/12/2018

AMSTERDAM - Two major Dutch hospitals say they will stop importing human body parts from American firms, which they have been doing without any regulation [more…]

Huawei CFO seeks bail on health concerns- Canada wants her in jail

Huawei CFO seeks bail on health concerns- Canada wants her in jail

Published 10/12/2018

TORONTO/BEIJING (Reuters) - The CFO of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] argued that she should be released on bail while awaiting an extradition hearing, [more…]