Regulation

China-U.S. trade talks ‘making a final sprint’: state media

China-U.S. trade talks ‘making a final sprint’: state media

Published 16/02/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese state media on Saturday expressed cautious optimism over trade talks between the United States and China, a day after President Xi [more…]

Explainer: What’s at stake in U.S.-China trade talks

Explainer: What’s at stake in U.S.-China trade talks

Published 14/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are in Beijing this week as Chinese and American negotiators try [more…]

EU nations back new rules that may stall Russia’s Nord Stream 2…

EU nations back new rules that may stall Russia’s Nord Stream 2…

Published 08/02/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - New European Union rules to regulate Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline won the backing of the bloc’s capitals on Friday, a move [more…]

Key ECB supervision role to go unfilled in board-room impasse

Key ECB supervision role to go unfilled in board-room impasse

Published 08/02/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A key euro zone banking supervision role is set to go unfilled for an indefinite time after ECB chief Mario Draghi failed [more…]

Reconstruction of Italian bridge symbol of ‘revival’ for government

Reconstruction of Italian bridge symbol of ‘revival’ for government

Published 08/02/2019

GENOA, Italy, (Reuters) - Heavy machinery began winching down a huge slab of concrete in the northern Italian city of Genoa on Friday to clear [more…]

Lithuania sees flood of UK fintech firms apply for licences ahead…

Lithuania sees flood of UK fintech firms apply for licences ahead…

Published 08/02/2019

VILNIUS (Reuters) - About 100 British financial companies and start-ups are applying for a licence in burgeoning fintech hub Lithuania to ensure they have access [more…]

Pfizer Japan recalls high blood pressure drug Amvalo due to carcinogen

Pfizer Japan recalls high blood pressure drug Amvalo due to carcinogen

Published 08/02/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese subsidiary of Pfizer Inc is recalling a drug for high blood pressure which was found to contain a substance that [more…]

Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank merger talk ‘speculation’: German…

Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank merger talk ‘speculation’: German…

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday he was in talks with banks about their future and called reports of a [more…]

Florida wins its first passing grade on annual gun-safety report card

Florida wins its first passing grade on annual gun-safety report card

Published 08/02/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Florida earned a passing grade for the first time on an annual gun-safety report card compiled by a prominent advocacy group, [more…]

No talks between Trump and China’s Xi before trade deadline

No talks between Trump and China’s Xi before trade deadline

Published 08/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not plan to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping before a March 1 [more…]