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BOJ June Tankan set to show improved business confidence- CPI seen rising

BOJ June Tankan set to show improved business confidence- CPI seen rising

Published 23/06/2017

A man looks at a mobile phone in front of the Bank of Japan building in Tokyo, Japan June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Japanese big manufacturers' confidence is expected to have improved for a third straight quarter in June to match the peak seen two years ago, but may recede in the coming quarter on uncertainty around conditions overseas.

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German private sector growth slows more than expected in June: PMI

German private sector growth slows more than expected in June: PMI

Published 23/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: A woman is pictured at work at the Ford Fiesta assembly line in Cologne, Germany, January 6, 2016. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo

Germany's private-sector grew at a slower pace in June, a survey showed on Friday, mainly weighed down by weaker activity in the services sector, where the rate

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Australian banks face `Pandora`s box` of taxes after state hike

Australian banks face `Pandora`s box` of taxes after state hike

Published 23/06/2017

The logo of National Australia Bank adorns their headquarters building in central Sydney, Australia June 22, 2017. REUTERS/David Gray

A second Australian state on Friday said it was open to charging its own bank tax, raising fears the federal government has opened a "Pandora's box" by slapping a A$6.2 billion ($4.7 billion) levy on major lenders in its May budget.

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Trump says he is `very supportive` of Senate healthcare bill

Trump says he is `very supportive` of Senate healthcare bill

Published 23/06/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump takes the stage for a rally at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S. June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

U.S. President Donald Trump said he supported a Republican healthcare bill to replace Obamacare that was unveiled in the Senate on Thursday.

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Judge says San Francisco can subpoena Uber for driver information

Judge says San Francisco can subpoena Uber for driver information

Published 23/06/2017

The logo of Uber is seen on an iPad, during a news conference to announce Uber resumes ride-hailing service, in Taipei, Taiwan April 13, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A California state judge said on Thursday that San Francisco can demand from Uber records containing the ride-hailing company's driver contact information, the city attorney said.

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Republicans debating remedies for corporate tax avoidance

Republicans debating remedies for corporate tax avoidance

Published 18/06/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump walks from Maine One as he returns to the White House in Washington, U.S., June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

President Donald Trump and Republican leaders in Congress will soon confront a complex challenge for tax reform: how to limit U.S. corporate tax avoidance schemes that take advantage of low tax rates in foreign countries.

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Uber director David Bonderman resigns from board following comment about women

Uber director David Bonderman resigns from board following comment about women

Published 14/06/2017

FILE PHOTO - David Bonderman, Founding Partner, TPG, takes part in Private Equity: Rebalancing Risk session during the 2014 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian/File Photo

Uber Technologies Inc director David Bonderman said on Tuesday that he has resigned from the company's board following a remark he made during an Uber staff meeting that was widely seen as offensive to women.

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UK earnings after inflation shrink at fastest pace since 2014

UK earnings after inflation shrink at fastest pace since 2014

Published 14/06/2017

A municipal worker sweeps the street outside the cabinet office in Westminster, central London, Britain, June 9, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

British workers' earnings after inflation contracted at the fastest pace since 2014 in the three months to April, underscoring the growing Brexit squeeze facing many households, official data showed on Wednesday.

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Euro zone industry output rises, employment hits record high

Euro zone industry output rises, employment hits record high

Published 14/06/2017

FILE PHOTO: A worker controls a tapping of a blast furnace at Europe's largest steel factory of Germany's industrial conglomerate ThyssenKrupp AG in the western German city of Duisburg December 6, 2012. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender/File Photo

Euro zone industrial output grew in April and employment rose in the first quarter of the year to reach a record high, data released on Wednesday showed, in fresh signs of healthy growth of the bloc's economy.

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Talks between UK PM May`s Conservatives and Northern Ireland`s DUP restart: source

Talks between UK PM May`s Conservatives and Northern Ireland`s DUP restart: source

Published 14/06/2017

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, leaves 10 Downing Street in central London, Britain June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Talks between Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party and Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives on supporting the British leader's minority government restarted on Wednesday, a senior Conservative source said.

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