Tag Archives: Alastair McCaig

19Oct/15

UK’s red carpet welcome for China’s Xi

(BVO) – It’s the first visit to Britain for a Chinese president in ten years – and Xi Jinping will be getting the red carpet treatment.

He and his wife will be staying at Buckingham Palace as they seek to build on a portfolio of UK investments.
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03Aug/15

Carmakers combine to buy Nokia maps

(Reuters Business Report) – Fierce rivals turn business partners as Germany’s big three carmakers join forces to buy Nokia’s mapping business HERE.

BMW, Audi and Daimler’s Mercedes will pay equal stakes totalling 2.5 billion euros.
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03Aug/15

Prices plummet as Athens bourse reopens

(Reuters Business Report)- A river of red on the boards of Athens’ bourse.

This was the plunge analysts had expected.

The first time trades on the Greek stock market could be made in five weeks saw falls of nearly 23 percent at the open.

Banking shares in particular hit hard.
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02Apr/15

Iran nuclear deal: 8th day of talks

(BVO) – Two days past a deadline, and still counting….

Iran and ministers from six Western powers pushed through the night in a bid to, finally, strike a deal.
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