Financial News

Introducing our new weekly market news snippets from around the globe.

13 November - 17 November   13 November   A Chinese metals entrepreneur has abandoned a $2.3bn deal to acquire US aluminium producer Aleris after struggling to get US regulatory clearance for the deal,...

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06 November - 10 November   06 November   Grab, the south-east Asian ride-hailing company, has said its drivers completed their billionth ride on October 26.   Car registrations in Britain slipped by 12.2 per cent...

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30 October - 03 November   30 October   The International Monetary Fund has warned that the increasing use of exotic financial products tied to equity volatility by investors such as pension funds is...

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23 October - 27 October   23 October   Tencent-owned China Literature is seeking to raise more than $1bn from its initial public offering in Hong Kong.   In a recent presentation at the New...

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16 October - 20 October   16 October   Barely a day goes by without a fresh announcement about how banks are seeking to use blockchain technology to transform sizeable chunks of their business....

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09 October - 13 October   09 October   As Walmart and Amazon battle for dominance of all aspects of shopping, Walmart is hoping to steal a march via one of the oldest problems...

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02 October - 06 October   02 October   The euro edged down 0.3 per cent to $1.1781 in Asia trading after the weekend’s Catalonia referendum broke decidedly in favour of independence from Spain.   Spain’s...

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25 September - 29 September   25 September   The tide may be turning against Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who, after floating on the public markets, want to keep a tight grip on their companies...

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18 September - 22 September   18 September   Ryanair shares dipped in early trading after the discount airline admitted that it “messed up” in booking leave for its pilots, prompting it to cancel...

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11 September - 15 September   11 September   The Turkish lira touched its strongest level in almost a year on Monday morning, as the country’s recent economic rebound continued with reports of solid...

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