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EU watchdog flags harder line on cross-border funds management

EU watchdog flags harder line on cross-border funds management

Published 20/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Brexit safeguards to stop asset managers in Britain running “shell” investment funds in the European Union to retain access to its markets [more…]

Lebanon needs two-week lockdown after COVID-19 spike, health minister says

Lebanon needs two-week lockdown after COVID-19 spike, health minister says

Published 17/08/2020

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon should be locked down for two weeks after a spike in COVID-19 infections, the caretaker government’s health minister was quoted as [more…]

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 561 to 224,014 – RKI

Germany’s confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 561 to 224,014 – RKI

Published 17/08/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 561 to 224,014, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious [more…]

Euro hits four-month high on hopes for EU recovery fund deal

Euro hits four-month high on hopes for EU recovery fund deal

Published 20/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro retreated after hitting a 19-week high of $1.1467 on Monday after EU summit chairman Charles Michel said a recovery fund [more…]

EU top court to rule in landmark Facebook, Schrems privacy case

EU top court to rule in landmark Facebook, Schrems privacy case

Published 13/07/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe’s top court will on Thursday rule on the legality of tools companies use to transfer Europeans’ data around the world, in [more…]

European shares rise on airline surge, upbeat earnings

European shares rise on airline surge, upbeat earnings

Published 27/04/2020

(Reuters) - European shares rose on Monday, as airline stocks soared on hopes of state support, while a slew of upbeat earnings added to optimism [more…]

Yen edges up after BOJ, pound gains on hopes of lockdown easing

Yen edges up after BOJ, pound gains on hopes of lockdown easing

Published 27/04/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - The yen edged higher on Monday after the Bank of Japan expanded stimulus to help companies hit by the coronavirus crisis while [more…]

Global currency funds notch wins amid coronavirus volatility

Global currency funds notch wins amid coronavirus volatility

Published 03/04/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global currency fund managers racked up gains in the first quarter as they benefited from the extreme volatility that the coronavirus [more…]

Russia’s 2020 satellite launch programme hit by production halt: Roscosmos

Russia’s 2020 satellite launch programme hit by production halt: Roscosmos

Published 27/03/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s space agency Roscosmos said on Friday it would have to adjust its 2020 launch programme because of a halt in satellite [more…]

Dollar takes a back seat as markets bet on Fed rate cuts

Dollar takes a back seat as markets bet on Fed rate cuts

Published 02/03/2020

TOKYO/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The dollar was on the back foot on Monday as growing expectations of U.S. interest rate cuts to cushion the impact of [more…]