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Key Republican says Trump must work with Europe on Iran

Key Republican says Trump must work with Europe on Iran

Published 16/10/2017

U.S. Senator Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, urged President Donald Trump's administration on Monday to work closely with European allies as it develops its new Iran policy. [more…]

ECB concerned virtual currencies may not be sufficiently guaranteed

ECB concerned virtual currencies may not be sufficiently guaranteed

Published 13/10/2017

The European Central Bank is concerned about the use of virtual currencies because it is unclear who the issuer is and who guarantees them, ECB Executive Board member Yves Mersch said on Friday. [more…]

Catalan govt to blame for companies` exodus from region: Spanish finance minister

Catalan govt to blame for companies` exodus from region: Spanish finance minister

Published 09/10/2017

Jan Bartunek [more…]

Rajoy: Spain will not be divided, national unity will be preserved

Rajoy: Spain will not be divided, national unity will be preserved

Published 09/10/2017

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said in a newspaper interview that Spain would not be divided, a week after Catalonia held a referendum that authorities there say showed voters overwhelmingly support independence. [more…]

EU takes Ireland to court for not claiming Apple tax windfall

EU takes Ireland to court for not claiming Apple tax windfall

Published 05/10/2017

The European Commission said on Wednesday it was taking Ireland to the European Court of Justice for its failure to recover up to 13 billion euros ($15.3 billion) of tax due from Apple Inc (AAPL.O), a move labeled as "regrettable" by Dublin. [more…]

Copenhagen joins battle to lure financial firms from London after Brexit

Copenhagen joins battle to lure financial firms from London after Brexit

Published 29/09/2017

Denmark's business minister was meeting financial technology firms in London on Friday as part of a two-day drive to lure them from Britain after Brexit. [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…]

Audi takes lead in automated driving, but others wary to follow

Audi takes lead in automated driving, but others wary to follow

Published 18/09/2017

German carmaker Audi is taking a lead in bringing more automated driving to roads, but rivals seem in no rush to follow while legal and regulatory uncertainties still cloud the technology. [more…]

Juncker: grab Brexit chance to forge a tighter EU

Juncker: grab Brexit chance to forge a tighter EU

Published 13/09/2017

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker urged European Union governments on Wednesday to use economic recovery and Brexit as springboards toward a closer union, built on an expanded euro zone and a pivotal role in world trade. [more…]

London stays world`s top finance center despite Brexit

London stays world`s top finance center despite Brexit

Published 11/09/2017

London remains the globe's most attractive financial center, extending its lead over New York despite Britain's looming departure from the European Union, a survey found on Monday. [more…]