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  • AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 9- A government push to make France more "finance-friendly" is raising Paris' chances of attracting Brexit-fleeing banks from London although it is raising its game at a late stage in the process, a group of senior financial industry executives said. Eager to keep Frankfurt from getting the bulk of jobs that leave London, Prime...

  • Why Eloitt's strategy with AkzoNobel is positive

    Chris Bailey, European strategist at Raymond James, and Neil Dwane, global strategist at Allianz Global Investors, discuss the relationship between Elliott and AkzoNobel.

  • LONDON/ MILAN, July 6- European shares fell on Thursday to their lowest in 11 weeks after minutes from the ECB'S latest meeting showed the central bank had left the door open to scrapping its bond-buying pledge. Euro zone blue chips also hit an 11- week low, while Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.8 percent. But in fact they did, "said AFS analyst Arne Petimezas in Amsterdam.

  • LONDON, July 6- Finance firms should not be forced by regulators to change location after Britain leaves the European Union in 2019, Andrew Bailey, chief executive of the UK's Financial Conduct Authority told a Reuters Newsmaker event on Thursday. Banks, insurers and asset managers based in Britain are already making contingency plans to shift some...

  • DETROIT, July 5- Baidu Inc, the top Chinese internet search firm, has formed a broad alliance to promote self-driving cars, pitting its Apollo platform against Alphabet Inc's system, it said on Wednesday, in hopes of getting the vehicles on the road in China by 2019.. The alliance includes partnerships with automakers, suppliers, startups, universities and local...

  • LONDON, July 5- Wanna buy into one of the hottest commodities in town? On the London Metal Exchange the price for three-month cobalt has leapt from $32,750 per tonne at the start of January to a current $58,500. For just nine Canadian dollars you can now buy a share in Cobalt 27 Capital Corp, which made its C $200 million debut on Canada's Venture Exchange last month.

  • Ukrainian rescue servicemen look through the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Grabovo, Ukraine.

    Suspects in the 2014 downing of flight MH17 in Ukraine will be tried in Dutch court and under Dutch law, Netherlands' foreign ministry said.

  • COPENHAGEN, July 3- Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk said it had restored its major applications, as it brings its IT systems back online after being hit by a major cyber attack last week. The Maasvlakte II terminal in Rotterdam would be able to make import deliveries starting Monday, it said.

  • COPENHAGEN, July 3- Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk said it has restored its major applications, as it brings its IT systems back online after being hit by a major cyber attack last week. The Maasvlakte II terminal in Rotterdam would be able to make import deliveries starting Monday, it said.

  • TOKYO, July 1- Japanese lender Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc will make Frankfurt its new European headquarters as it prepares for Britain's exit from the European Union in 2019, the Nikkei business daily reported on Saturday. SMFG, Japan's third largest lender, will move to Frankfurt as its current EU base in London will likely become unable to lead the...

  • PARIS, June 29- Paris is now fully equipped to attract more innovative companies than London and dominate Europe's startup scene, billionaire Xavier Niel said on Thursday as he opened the doors of a startup mega-campus in the French capital. Paris and Berlin are vying to displace London's lead in the European start-up scene, while other cities including Dublin,...

  • PARIS, June 29- Paris is now fully equipped to attract more innovative companies than London and dominate Europe's startup scene, billionaire Xavier Niel said on Thursday as he opened the doors of a startup mega-campus in the French capital. Paris and Berlin are vying to displace London's lead in the European start-up scene, while other cities including Dublin,...

  • PARIS, June 29- Paris is now fully equipped to attract more innovative companies than London and dominate Europe's startup scene, billionaire Xavier Niel said on Thursday as he opened the doors of a startup mega-campus in the French capital. Paris and Berlin are vying to displace London's lead in the European start-up scene, while other cities including Dublin,...

  • LONDON/ OSLO, June 29- Investors are slowly starting to push companies to reduce their carbon footprint and help the world meet targets on limiting global warming that were agreed in the 2015 Paris climate talks. Yet progress has still been modest since the Paris deal agreed by almost 200 nations came into force in November last year, aiming to limit global...

  • BERLIN, June 29- Airports, airlines and passengers are likely to bear significant costs from new security measures on flights to the United States, European airports association ACI Europe said on Thursday. The measures, announced on Wednesday by the Department of Homeland Security and applicable to all commercial flights to the United States, include...

  • Sweden's largest national pension fund AP7 set a high benchmark in June when it named six firms it said had breached the Paris accord and ditched them from its portfolio. "The Paris agreement and the events in connection with that were therefore crucial to our decision to exclude companies that derive more than 30 percent of their turnover or more from coal.

  • Sweden's largest national pension fund AP7 set a high benchmark in June when it named six firms it said had breached the Paris accord and ditched them from its portfolio. "The Paris agreement and the events in connection with that were therefore crucial to our decision to exclude companies that derive more than 30 percent of their turnover or more from coal.

  • Sweden's largest national pension fund AP7 set a high benchmark in June when it named six firms it said had breached the Paris accord and ditched them from its portfolio. "The Paris agreement and the events in connection with that were therefore crucial to our decision to exclude companies that derive more than 30 percent of their turnover or more from coal.

  • Sweden's largest national pension fund AP7 set a high benchmark in June when it named six firms it said had breached the Paris accord and ditched them from its portfolio. "The Paris agreement and the events in connection with that were therefore crucial to our decision to exclude companies that derive more than 30 percent of their turnover or more from coal.

  • BERLIN, June 29- Significant costs are expected to be incurred from new security measures on flights to the United States, which will likely be borne by airports, airlines and passengers, European airports association ACI Europe said on Thursday. The measures, announced on Wednesday by the Department of Homeland Security and applicable to all commercial...