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  • LONDON, Sept 13- British budget airline easyJet launched a new booking platform on Wednesday to allow customers to more easily connect onto long-haul flights with other airlines, moving ahead of its rivals in a potentially lucrative market. The move is an attempt to muscle into the market for connections at international hub airports currently dominated by...

  • LONDON, Sept 13- British budget airline easyJet launched a new booking platform on Wednesday to allow customers to more easily connect onto long-haul flights with other airlines, moving ahead of its rivals in a potentially lucrative market. The move is an attempt to muscle into the market for connections at international hub airports currently dominated by...

  • LONDON, Sept 12- British Prime Minister Theresa May has asked President Donald Trump to intervene in a dispute between Boeing Co and Canadian rival Bombardier to help secure thousands of jobs in Northern Ireland. Bombardier is Northern Ireland's largest manufacturing employer and May's Conservatives are dependent on the support of the small Northern...

  • These countries invested the most in the US last year

    Spain and Ireland were among the top nations investing the most in the U.S. last year, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce.

  • *Britain seeks to get Boeing to drop Bombardier challenge. LONDON, Sept 12- British Prime Minister Theresa May has asked President Donald Trump to intervene in a dispute between Boeing Co and Canadian rival Bombardier to help secure thousands of jobs in Northern Ireland. Bombardier is Northern Ireland's largest manufacturing employer and May's...

  • U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) pose prior to a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 8, 2017.

    Spain and Ireland were among the top nations investing the most in the U.S. last year, according to data published by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

  • Sept 11- Medical device maker Medtronic Plc said on Monday it would recall certain infusion sets used with its insulin pumps by diabetes patients due to a component that could cause death in extreme cases. Infusion sets help connect an insulin pump device to the body. The Dublin- based company received reports of hypoglycemia requiring medical intervention,...

  • *London extends lead over New York despite Brexit. FRANKFURT/ LONDON, Sept 11- London remains the globe's most attractive financial centre, extending its lead over New York despite Britain's looming departure from the European Union, a survey found on Monday. London was placed first, followed by New York, Hong Kong and Singapore in the Z/Yen global financial...

  • *London extends lead over New York despite Brexit. FRANKFURT/ LONDON, Sept 11- London remains the globe's most attractive financial center, extending its lead over New York despite Britain's looming departure from the European Union, a survey found on Monday. London was placed first, followed by New York, Hong Kong and Singapore in the Z/Yen global financial...

  • *Monthly purchases could fall to 20- 40 bln euros. FRANKFURT, Sept 8- European Central Bank policymakers agreed at their meeting on Thursday that their next step would be to begin reducing their monetary stimulus, three sources with direct knowledge of the discussion said. But President Mario Draghi suggested October would be decision time regarding the future...

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 7- The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator said on Thursday he was worried by Britain's plans for the border arrangement with Ireland after it leaves the EU and urged London to come up with "creative proposals". While Brussels and Dublin also say they want to keep an open border, they say Britain has failed to explain how it would square this with...

  • *EU says onus to propose solutions falls on Britain. While Brussels and Dublin also say they want to keep an open border, they say Britain has failed to explain how it would square this with its stated intention to leave the EU's customs union. "The UK wants the EU to suspend the application of its laws, its customs union and its single market at what will be a new...

  • *Rare show of public support for Frankfurt. Wolfgang Schaeuble, Germany's finance minister and the most influential politician in government after Chancellor Angela Merkel, has shied away from backing Frankfurt since Britain's vote to leave the European Union, mindful of animosity towards the financial sector at home. "Naturally there is no better place in...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 6- Fewer than ten of the approximately 40 banks that conduct EU business out of London have applied so far for a licence to continue banking in the bloc after Britain leaves, regulatory sources told Reuters. While Britain does not leave the EU until March 2019, bank executives have said time is already running out: it could take 18 months or more to set...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 6- Fewer than ten of the approximately 40 banks that conduct EU business out of London have applied so far for a license to continue banking in the bloc after Britain leaves, regulatory sources told Reuters. While Britain does not leave the EU until March 2019, bank executives have said time is already running out: it could take 18 months or more to set...

  • The financial district in London.

    Frankfurt and Dublin are emerging as the clear favorites for post-Brexit relocation among U.K.-based banks, according to a top official at Germany's central bank.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 6- Fewer than ten of the approximately 40 banks that conduct EU business out of London have applied so far for a licence to continue banking in the bloc after Britain leaves, regulatory sources told Reuters. While Britain does not leave the EU until March 2019, bank executives have said time is already running out: it could take 18 months or more to set...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 6- Fewer than ten of the approximately 40 banks that conduct EU business out of London have applied so far for a license to continue banking in the bloc after Britain leaves, regulatory sources told Reuters. While Britain does not leave the EU until March 2019, bank executives have said time is already running out: it could take 18 months or more to set...

  • *Cryan: Frankfurt should become prime post-Brexit hub. FRANKFURT, Sept 6- Deutsche Bank chief executive John Cryan has called on the European Central Bank to change course on providing cheap money, warning he sees price bubbles in stocks, bonds and property. "The era of cheap money in Europe should come to an end- despite the strong euro," Cryan told a room full of...

  • PARIS, Aug 31- French President Emmanuel Macron's newly unveiled labour reform will boost Paris as a destination for banking jobs post-Brexit by making its labour market more flexible than Germany's, the head of lobbying group Paris Europlace said on Thursday. Britain's decision to leave the European Union has opened up fierce competition among financial...