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Just Eat investor Cat Rock puts 925 pence per share price on engagement with Prosus

Just Eat investor Cat Rock puts 925 pence per share price on engagement with Prosus

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors in Just Eat (JE.L) should back the all-share merger with Takeaway.com (TKWY.AS) unless rival bidder Prosus lifts its offer for the [more…]

Euro sees sigh of relief as dollar weakens on US-China trade deal hopes

Euro sees sigh of relief as dollar weakens on US-China trade deal hopes

Published 18/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro enjoyed a small respite on Monday, jumping to an 11-day high versus the U.S. dollar, on expectations that Washington and [more…]

Brexit will happen on Oct. 31 despite PM’s unsigned delay request, UK says

Brexit will happen on Oct. 31 despite PM’s unsigned delay request, UK says

Published 21/10/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government insisted on Sunday the country will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 despite a letter that Prime Minister [more…]

Sterling slips from five-month high on Brexit delay jitters

Sterling slips from five-month high on Brexit delay jitters

Published 21/10/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Sterling fell over half a percent against the dollar on Monday, slipping from five-month highs after the British parliament delayed a crucial [more…]

Brexit hits UK science funding, deters international researchers

Brexit hits UK science funding, deters international researchers

Published 17/10/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Uncertainty surrounding Britain’s exit from the European Union has hit science funding to the tune of almost half a billion euros and [more…]

Don’t be misled by Brexit jobs trickle – London finance chief

Don’t be misled by Brexit jobs trickle – London finance chief

Published 15/10/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s vast financial services industry will lose more jobs to Europe over the coming years because of Brexit, the City of London’s [more…]

Irish PM’s popularity surges as Brexit takes centre stage: poll

Irish PM’s popularity surges as Brexit takes centre stage: poll

Published 15/10/2019

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar’s approval rating has jumped sharply as voters back his government’s approach on Brexit ahead of a parliamentary [more…]

London retains global finance throne amid Brexit chaos

London retains global finance throne amid Brexit chaos

Published 15/10/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - From the pinnacle of the City of London’s largest skyscraper, Stuart Lipton is wagering a $1.2 billion bet that the British capital [more…]

Japan to monitor sales tax hike impact, stands ready to act -econmin

Japan to monitor sales tax hike impact, stands ready to act -econmin

Published 30/09/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Monday he would watch the impact of the October sales tax hike on the economy [more…]

Hong Kong Aug home prices drop for third month, steeper declines forecast

Hong Kong Aug home prices drop for third month, steeper declines forecast

Published 30/09/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong private home prices fell for the third straight month in August, according to government data released on Monday, as [more…]