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Carrefour`s new boss may close hypermarket stores in France: union

Carrefour`s new boss may close hypermarket stores in France: union

Published 18/09/2017

The new boss of Carrefour (CARR.PA) could close some of the retailer's large hypermarket stores in France as part of plans to turn around the company, a union official said. [more…]

Ryanair pays a price for flight cancellations mess

Ryanair pays a price for flight cancellations mess

Published 18/09/2017

Ryanair (RYA.I) admitted on Monday it had messed up after the Irish budget airline disrupted the plans of hundreds of thousands of travelers by cancelling flights to cope with pilot shortages and improve its punctuality record. [more…]

As North Korea threat looms, Trump to address world leaders at U.N.

As North Korea threat looms, Trump to address world leaders at U.N.

Published 18/09/2017

North Korea's nuclear threat looms large this week over the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations in New York, where diplomats are eager to hear U.S. President Donald Trump address the 193-member body for the first time. [more…]

Airbus challenges Austrian allegations over Eurofighter deal

Airbus challenges Austrian allegations over Eurofighter deal

Published 18/09/2017

Airbus (AIR.PA) denied any wrongdoing in a submission on Monday to Austrian prosecutors investigating allegations of fraud and willful deception over a $2 billion fighter deal and threatened the country's defense minister with legal action. [more…]

Reuters surveys UK financial services jobs post-Brexit

Reuters surveys UK financial services jobs post-Brexit

Published 18/09/2017

Around 10,000 finance jobs will be shifted out of Britain or created overseas in the next few years if the UK is denied access to Europe's single market, according to a Reuters survey of firms employing the bulk of workers in international finance. [more…]

U.S. and Iran argue over inspections at nuclear watchdog meeting

U.S. and Iran argue over inspections at nuclear watchdog meeting

Published 18/09/2017

The United States and Iran quarreled over how Tehran's nuclear activities should be policed at a meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog on Monday, in a row sparked last month by Washington's call for wider inspections. [more…]

France opens door to strengthen Iran nuclear deal for post-2025

France opens door to strengthen Iran nuclear deal for post-2025

Published 18/09/2017

France on Monday gave a staunch defense of the Iran nuclear deal, saying there could be talks to strengthen the agreement from 2025 but that allowing it to collapse could lead Iran's neighbors to seek atomic weapons. [more…]

Tennis-Wang stuns Mladenovic, Kerber gets Osaka revenge

Tennis-Wang stuns Mladenovic, Kerber gets Osaka revenge

Published 18/09/2017

China's Wang Qiang inflicted a 'double bagel' on eighth seed Kristina Mladenovic of France in the first round of the Pan Pacific Open on Monday. [more…]

From grudge to nudge: tech firms help insurers shift gear

From grudge to nudge: tech firms help insurers shift gear

Published 18/09/2017

Insurers are counting on real-time technology to help them cut back payouts, from a system warning ships of nearby pirates to an app offering to buy sleepy drivers a coffee on the motorway. [more…]

Euro crisis over, Portugal`s investment grade comeback cuts bond yields

Euro crisis over, Portugal`s investment grade comeback cuts bond yields

Published 18/09/2017

Portugal's 10-year bond yield hit its lowest level since January 2016 on Monday, driven by the country regaining an investment grade credit rating after 5-1/2 years, effectively drawing a line under its debt crisis. [more…]