Economie

06/20/2018

Buffett, Bezos, Dimon tap Gawande as CEO of new health-care company

Dr. Atul Gawande will lead the joint health-care venture between Amazon, J.P. Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway, the three companies announced Wednesday. Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, J.P. Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced a partnership in January to tackle rising health-care costs. They will form a new company for the venture, […]

Economie
06/20/2018

Wall Street set to open higher after trade spat selloff

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks looked set for a bounce on Wednesday after being battered in the past few sessions following a rapid escalation in trade tensions between the United States and China. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Markets were […]

Economie
06/20/2018

ESMA Warns Grace Period for Firms to Meet LEI Obligations Will End in July

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) said in a statement today that it will not extend its transition period to allow investment firms to implement Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) when reporting trades under the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR). According to the statement, since the grace period began in December 2017, the ESMA […]

Economie
06/20/2018

U.S. current account deficit widens to 2.5 percent of GDP By Reuters

© Reuters. A money changer holds U.S. dollar bills at a street in downtown Lima WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. current account deficit widened in the first quarter, driven by increases in goods imports, the Commerce Department said on Wednesday in a report that also showed U.S. firms paid more than $300 billion in dividends […]

Economie
06/20/2018

Walt Disney raises bid for Fox assets to $38 per share

(Reuters) – Twenty-First Century Fox Inc said on Wednesday Walt Disney Co raised its offer for Fox assets to $38 per share. The 21st Century Fox logo is displayed outside the News Corporation building in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., June 15, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz The new offer, which is […]

Economie
06/20/2018

Producers set for a collision course ahead of landmark summit

OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia is struggling to convince some of the world’s largest oil producers over the need to increase oil output ahead of a key meeting on Friday. The Middle-East-dominated oil cartel is not scheduled to make a decision over production policy until later this week, although the gathering of OPEC and other exporters […]

Economie
06/20/2018

Greece says expects decisions from Eurogroup on debt By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: People enjoy the cityscape from atop Lycabettus hill in Athens ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece said on Wednesday it expected euro zone finance ministers to take decisions on Thursday outlining “substantive” measures to render the country’s debt sustainable. Government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos also said there was no truth in speculation that a […]

Economie
06/20/2018

Crypto Facilities Set to Launch Litecoin Futures Trading

London-headquartered cryptocurrency trading and index providing platform Crypto Facilities is launching a Litecoin derivative product. According to the official announcement, the new investment instrument will allow the traders to bet on both long and short selling of the digital asset and will go live on 22nd June at 4 pm BST. Time to buy the […]

Economie
06/20/2018

China’s Xiaomi targets as much as $6.1 billion in Hong Kong IPO: sources

HONG KONG (Reuters/IFR) – Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp is planning to raise up to $6.1 billion from a Hong Kong IPO launching this week, people with knowledge of the matter said, in what will be one of the biggest tech floats globally of recent years. People visit a Xiaomi store in Beijing, China June […]

Economie
06/20/2018

Gate.io Set for Tron’s Mainnet Migration

As the launch of Justin Sun-led Tron’s mainnet is approaching, the cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io has announced the suspension of withdrawal and deposit of Tron’s native token – TRX – from 25th June. The exchange further detailed that asset swap will be done at a ratio of 1:1 for all TRX token holders. Time to buy the […]

Economie
06/20/2018

SoftBank’s Son to prioritize unicorn hunting as firm shifts focus

TOKYO (Reuters) – SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday he plans to devote the bulk of his time to hunt for technology investments around the world, as part of a major shift in focus at the Japanese tech and telecoms conglomerate. FILE PHOTO: An employee works behind a logo of […]

Economie
06/20/2018

Porsche acquires stake in tech and electric sports car business Rimac Automobili

Porsche has taken a 10 percent stake in Rimac Automobili, a technology and electric sports car business from Croatia, the luxury car maker said Wednesday. Zagreb-based Rimac Automobili develops and produces components for electric vehicles and manufactures “electric super sports cars.” At the Geneva Motor Show in March, the Croatian business showcased the most recent […]

Economie
06/20/2018

World shares snap five-day losing streak on China policy easing

LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks steadied near three-week lows on Wednesday and Chinese markets bounced after recent sharp falls as expectations grew that policy stimulus by Beijing could temper some of the impact from an escalating Sino-U.S. trade conflict. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index, DAX board, is seen at the stock exchange in […]

Economie
06/20/2018

Circle Releases Asset Framework to Guide New Coin Listing

To increase transparency of the crypto exchange, Circle Internet Financial Limited, a cryptocurrency startup backed by Goldman Sachs, has released details of its new Circle Asset Framework and Asset Listing Form. The firm further detailed how a blockchain firm should proceed with the listing of a new coin at Circle’s platform. Any crypto company willing […]

Economie
06/20/2018

One member says more easing needed but central bank seen on hold By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO – A man runs past the Bank of Japan (BOJ) building in Tokyo By Stanley White TOKYO (Reuters) – A lone Bank of Japan policymaker said additional easing was needed to accelerate inflation, but most members wanted to keep monetary policy unchanged, minutes from the central bank’s policy meeting in April […]

Economie
06/20/2018

all euro zone members must respect rules By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Governor of the Bank of France attends a news conference in Berlin PARIS (Reuters) – The economic choices of Italy’s new government remain largely uncertain and all euro zone countries must stick to the bloc’s rules, European Central Bank (ECB) policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Wednesday. Villeroy, who is […]

Economie
06/20/2018

ECB has lost independence in wake of debt crisis: Panicos Demetriades

The European Central Bank (ECB) has lost its independence after gaining additional powers following the 2011 sovereign debt crisis, a former member of its Governing Council has told CNBC. Panicos Demetriades, formerly head of the Cypriot Central Bank, served as an ECB Governing Council member between 2012 and 2014. He resigned from his post due […]

Economie
06/20/2018

Bankex Launches Crypto Custody Service with No Minimum Deposit

Decentralized ‘Bank-as-a-Service’ platform Bankex has announced the launch of a custodial service for digital assets. Simply named ‘Crypto Custody’, no minimum deposit is required to use the platform. Bitcoinist reported that funds stored in the service are fully covered against natural damage, virtual threats, and human error. So far, the custody service accepts deposits of […]

Economie
06/20/2018

European business lobby says time is running out for China’s reforms By Reuters

© Reuters. A paramilitary policeman stands guard at the entrance to the European Union embassy in central Beijing By Michael Martina BEIJING (Reuters) – Time is running out for Beijing to fulfill its reform promises if it hopes to maintain stable growth, a top European business lobby said on Wednesday, contending that the roots of […]

Economie
06/20/2018

Telstra CEO explains why his company just announced 8,000 job cuts

Following the Wednesday announcement of sweeping corporate changes that are set to go into effect over the next few years, Australian telecommunications company Telstra’s stock fell to 7-year lows. Speaking with CNBC’s “Capital Connection,” the company’s CEO, Andrew Penn, said the changes — which will include 8,000 job cuts — were needed because the company […]

Economie
06/20/2018

Latecomer Sanofi looks to catch next wave of cancer therapies

PARIS (Reuters) – Sanofi missed the boat on immune system-boosting cancer drugs. Now it’s trying to catch up. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Sanofi is pictured during the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris, France, May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau The French drugmaker has hired John Reed, the former top scientist at oncology […]

Economie
06/20/2018

User Friendly and Secure, But No Two Factor Authentication

What is Exodus? Exodus is a wallet for multiple cryptocurrencies which offers a simple to use User Interface and was officially released on July 29, 2016. This makes it one of the newer wallets for storing coins on the market, providing numerous options to access and transfer your crypto funds. Time to buy the dip? […]

Economie
06/20/2018

BOE Could Target U.K. Productivity Goal Under Labour Government By Bloomberg

© Reuters. BOE Could Target U.K. Productivity Goal Under Labour Government (Bloomberg) — The Bank of England’s remit should be overhauled to include a 3 percent target for productivity growth, according to a report commissioned by the U.K.’s opposition Labour Party. The central bank should also have its toolkit expanded to include credit guidance and […]

Economie
06/20/2018

ZTE’s Hong Kong shares rise after clarification of U.S. bill impact

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Tradebuddy.onlines of China’s ZTE Corp rose as much as 18 percent in Hong Kong on Wednesday as the impact of a U.S. Senate bill that threatens to restore penalties on the company became clearer. FILE PHOTO: The logo of China’s ZTE Corp is seen on the building of ZTE Beijing research […]

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