Western Europe

No-deal Brexit could deepen Europe’s shortage of medicines: experts

No-deal Brexit could deepen Europe’s shortage of medicines: experts

Published 12/08/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - As the Oct. 31 deadline for Britain to leave the European Union approaches, health professionals are warning that shortages of some medicines [more…]

Oil edges down on lower demand outlook, U.S.-China trade dispute

Oil edges down on lower demand outlook, U.S.-China trade dispute

Published 12/08/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - Oil prices edged lower on Monday amid worries about an economic slowdown and the Sino-U.S. trade war, which have led to a [more…]

Decentralizer Rosengren is ideal man to transform ABB, says chairman

Decentralizer Rosengren is ideal man to transform ABB, says chairman

Published 12/08/2019

ZURICH (Reuters) - ABB (ABBN.S) Chairman Peter Voser said he was convinced he had got the right man to transform the Swiss engineering group after [more…]

Asian shares turn lower on Sino-U.S. trade, recession worries

Asian shares turn lower on Sino-U.S. trade, recession worries

Published 12/08/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Worries that a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war could tip the world and U.S. economies into recession weighed on Asian equities on Monday, [more…]

ABB’s largest shareholder pleased with new CEO appointment

ABB’s largest shareholder pleased with new CEO appointment

Published 12/08/2019

ZURICH (Reuters) - ABB’s (ABBN.S) largest shareholder Investor AB (INVEb.ST) is pleased with the appointment of Bjorn Rosengren as the new chief executive of the [more…]

Hawkish Norway to press on with rate hikes after August pause:…

Hawkish Norway to press on with rate hikes after August pause:…

Published 12/08/2019

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s central bank is expected to keep interest rates on hold on Aug. 15 while signaling that a hike will likely follow [more…]

Argentina opposition on way to defeating Macri in primary after…

Argentina opposition on way to defeating Macri in primary after…

Published 12/08/2019

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine voters soundly rejected President Mauricio Macri’s austere economic policies in primary elections on Sunday, casting serious doubt on his chances [more…]

Argentina opposition scores big primary win, hurting Macri’s…

Argentina opposition scores big primary win, hurting Macri’s…

Published 12/08/2019

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine voters soundly rejected President Mauricio Macri’s austere economic policies in primary elections on Sunday, raising serious questions about his chances [more…]

Murray ready to go it alone in Cincinnati

Murray ready to go it alone in Cincinnati

Published 12/08/2019

(Reuters) - Andy Murray has sharpened his game on the practice courts with some of the best players in the world but the Scot says [more…]

Take Five: The devil’s in the data

Take Five: The devil’s in the data

Published 12/08/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - 1/ READY FOR A SCARY EURO ZONE GDP SHOW? Fears of a major downturn in euro zone powerhouse Germany grew this week [more…]