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Macron aiming for eurozone ‘convergence’ with Germany by March

Macron aiming for eurozone ‘convergence’ with Germany by March

Published 15/12/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday he hoped to make progress with Germany on ideas to reform the euro zone by March, once Germany has a new coalition government in place, and agree a "roadmap" with all eurozone leaders by June next year. [more…]

Summit on euro zone future in December still on despite no German government: Tusk

Summit on euro zone future in December still on despite no German government: Tusk

Published 22/11/2017

European Council President Donald Tusk looks on during a news conference at a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 20, 2017. REUTERS/Dario PignatelliBRUSSELS [more…]

Summit on euro zone future in December still on despite no German gove

Published 22/11/2017

European Council President Donald Tusk looks on during a news conference at a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 20, 2017. REUTERS/Dario PignatelliBRUSSELS [more…]

Canada`s Trudeau raises rights issues as Asia summit winds down

Canada`s Trudeau raises rights issues as Asia summit winds down

Published 14/11/2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau raised the plight of Rohingya refugees and extra-judicial killings in the Philippines at a summit of Asian and Western leaders on Tuesday, sensitive human rights issues skirted by almost all the others. [more…]

Canada`s Trudeau says raised human rights, killings with Philippines` Duterte

Canada`s Trudeau says raised human rights, killings with Philippines` Duterte

Published 14/11/2017

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday said he raised the issue of human rights and extrajudicial killings during a conversation with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who was "receptive" to his comments. [more…]

BlackRock`s Fink says bitcoin thrives on its anonymity

BlackRock`s Fink says bitcoin thrives on its anonymity

Published 13/11/2017

Bitcoin, whose value has fluctuated significantly this month, remains a "speculative" investment that thrives because of the cryptocurrency's anonymous nature, BlackRock Inc (BLK.N) Chief Executive Larry Fink said on Monday. [more…]

BlackRock`s Fink learns to live with activist investors

BlackRock`s Fink learns to live with activist investors

Published 13/11/2017

Bayliss and Ross Kerber [more…]

TPP leaders` meeting fails to materialise amid disputes

TPP leaders` meeting fails to materialise amid disputes

Published 10/11/2017

A planned meeting of leaders of the 11 countries in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) to decide on the fate of the trade pact did not take place on Friday, amid disagreements over how to take it forward without the United States. [more…]

Taiwan hopes to find `natural way` to engage with China`s Xi at APEC

Taiwan hopes to find `natural way` to engage with China`s Xi at APEC

Published 06/11/2017

Taiwan hopes to find a "natural way" to exchange views with Chinese President Xi Jinping at a summit of Asia-Pacific leaders that starts in Vietnam this week, the self-ruled island's envoy to the meeting said on Monday. [more…]

Merkel wants clear line on eurozone reform in German coalition talks

Merkel wants clear line on eurozone reform in German coalition talks

Published 29/09/2017

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she wanted to agree a clear line on euro zone reforms in talks on a new coalition government in Germany. [more…]