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  • Nov 20- Medical device maker Medtronic Plc on Tuesday beat analysts' profit estimates for the second quarter and boosted its annual revenue growth outlook, driven by robust sales at its cardiac and surgical product units, sending its shares up 3 percent. Sales at the unit rose 26 percent helped by the strong adoption of MiniMed 670 G system in the United States.

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    GoldCore said while Zurich should remain the storage location of choice, Dublin will soon beat London to the number two slot.

  • COPENHAGEN, Nov 20- Google will invest almost $700 million in a Danish data centre powered by the abundant green energy that underpins power- intensive companies' interest in the Nordic region. Annual investment in Nordic data centres could double to more than 4 billion euros by 2025, a new study published by the Nordic Council of Ministers, the official body for...

  • COPENHAGEN, Nov 20- Google will invest almost $700 million in a Danish data center powered by the abundant green energy that underpins power- intensive companies' interest in the Nordic region. Annual investment in Nordic data centers could double to more than 4 billion euros by 2025, a new study published by the Nordic Council of Ministers, the official body for...

  • *Ireland/ Germany bond yield spread near widest since late May. Britain is one of Ireland's biggest trading partners, and the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland is a key issue in Brexit talks. "A no-deal Brexit could have an adverse impact on Ireland's economic picture, which would impact risk assets and have some effect on government...

  • *Ireland/ Germany bond yield spread near widest since late May. Britain is one of Ireland's biggest trading partners, and the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland is a key issue in Brexit talks. "A no-deal Brexit could have an adverse impact on Ireland's economic picture, which would impact risk assets and have some effect on government...

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    Porn star Stormy Daniels blasted Aer Lingus on Twitter after her luggage went missing. Daniels, who claims to have had an affair with President Donald Trump, was traveling to England to give a speech to the Oxford Union. Her bags later were found.

  • President Donald Trump's top economic adviser said on Tuesday that the United States welcomed the resumption of talks with China on trade, while Vice President Mike Pence warned Beijing to change its behavior so as to avoid a new cold war with the United States. *Britain struck a draft divorce deal with the European Union after more than a year of talks, thrusting...

  • WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14 JOHANNESBURG- World Bank officials to meet Zambia finance minister and government officials in the town of Livingston to discuss the economy of Africa's No. 2 copper producer, which is facing high levels of debt.. JAKARTA- Indonesia's Central Bank holds Board of Governors Meeting. ZAGREB- Croatia National Bank holds monetary policy...

  • TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13 JOHANNESBURG- World Bank officials to meet Zambia finance ministers and government officials in the town of Livingston to discuss the economy of Africa's No. 2 copper producer, which is facing high levels of debt.. JAKARTA- Indonesia's Central Bank holds Board of Governors Meeting. MELBOURNE- Panel Participation by Guy Debelle, RBA Deputy...

  • DUBLIN, Nov 8- The euro zone economy will continue expanding but risks ranging from trade tensions to high asset prices are growing, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi told Irish lawmakers on Thursday. Having exhausted much of its policy firepower through years of support, the ECB has been gradually winding down its stimulus, just as growth is slowing...

  • DUBLIN, Nov 8- Facebook has taken on a long-term lease in Dublin which will quadruple the floor space at its international headquarters and allow the company to more than double its current staff of over 4,000.. Such an increase would make the U.S. company one of the largest multinational employers in Ireland next to the likes of Google and Apple, which each employ...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 7- Ryanair Holdings Plc and longtime Chief Executive Michael O'Leary have been sued in New York by a shareholder that said Europe's largest airline defrauded investors and inflated its share price by overstating its ability to manage labor relations and keep costs down. The complaint was filed on Tuesday night in the U.S. District Court in...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 7- Ryanair Holdings Plc and longtime Chief Executive Michael O'Leary have been sued in New York by a shareholder that said Europe's largest airline defrauded investors and inflated its share price by overstating its ability to manage labor relations and keep costs down. The complaint was filed on Tuesday night in the U.S. District Court in...

  • HONG KONG, Nov 5- An unprecedented boom in the $280 billion aircraft finance industry is showing signs of faltering as rising interest rates, cut-rate competition and higher oil prices trigger a shakeout in a sector that has attracted a flood of Chinese funding. Conferences in Hong Kong last week saw more than 1,000 financiers, lawyers and airline bosses talk up...

  • LISBON, Nov 5- Web Summit, Europe's biggest technology conference, is helping to stoke a "reboot" of Portugal's capital city as a start-up hub as the country continues its emergence from a crippling debt crisis, the event's founder said. Founder Paddy Cosgrave signed an agreement this year to keep the event in Portugal for another ten years, marking a huge boost for...

  • DUBLIN, Nov 5- A middle-ground position on the "backstop" arrangement to keep the Irish border open after Brexit can be found but it must be legally sound, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney was quoted as saying on Monday.

  • HONG KONG, Nov 5- An unprecedented boom in the $280 billion aircraft finance industry is showing signs of faltering as rising interest rates, cut-rate competition and higher oil prices trigger a shakeout in a sector that has attracted a flood of Chinese funding. Conferences in Hong Kong last week saw more than 1,000 financiers, lawyers and airline bosses talk up...

  • With just five months until Britain is due to exit the EU, Prime Minister Theresa May has yet to clinch a divorce deal, with negotiators stuck on how to keep open the border between British-ruled Northern Ireland and EU member state Ireland. In Belfast, Democratic Unionist leader Arlene Foster, whose party supports May's minority government in the British...

  • *France to simplify taxes on carried interest. LONDON/ PARIS, Nov 2- France has stepped up efforts to lure UK- based private equity executives into relocating to Paris after Brexit by pledging to slash the tax rate on the cut of profits managers share with their investors, to the chagrin of some local rivals. Paris is competing with Luxembourg and Dublin to attract...