Tag Archives: CMC Markets

27Sep/17

Bombardier loses battle with Boeing

The U.S. Commerce Department has slapped preliminary anti-subsidy duties on Bombardier’s CSeries jets after rival Boeing accused Canada of unfairly subsidizing the aircraft. As Laura Frykberg reports, the move is likely to strain trade relations between the neighbours and cause problems in Britain where Bombardier’s Northern Ireland factory employs thousands. Continue reading

12Sep/17

Apple set to unveil anniversary iPhone

A decade after then-CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone, Apple is set to introduce a completely redesigned top-of-the-line iPhone along with two other new phones, as well as a big upgrade to the Apple Watch and a higher-definition Apple TV. Sonia Legg reports Continue reading

22Jan/17

Trump’s first 100 days: the analysts’ view

As the US moves from a ‘post-truth’ election to post-Trump inauguration, markets ponder an uncertain future for the world economy. Ivor Bennett canvasses analysts on what they expect to emerge from the new president’s first months in office. Continue reading

15Apr/16
Union Jack flag flutters next to European Union flags

10-week countdown to Brexit vote

A ten-week countdown to the UK Brexit referendum begins with the launch of the official campaigns by both sides in the debate. As Julian Satterthwaite reports, it comes amid more warnings on what it could all mean for the UK economy and financial sector. Continue reading

11Feb/16
Google Bosses quizzed

Google defends its UK tax bill

Google executives have been grilled by British lawmakers about the amount of tax they paid in the country. It follows a public outcry over corporate tax regulations which some say are unfair. Hayley Platt reports.
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20Oct/15

Deutsche’s $6bln ‘fat finger’ episode

(BVO) – It was the right client but the wrong amount.

Known as a ‘fat finger’ episode, a junior trader at Deutsche Bank wired $6 billion to a US hedge fund, according to the UK’s FT newspaper.
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11Sep/15

Can refugees save Germany’s economy?

(REUTERS/DEUTSCHER BUNDESTAG) – Arriving in Berlin, in search of a new life.

A record 800,000 refugees and economic migrants are expected to arrive in Germany this year.

Many fleeing war-torn Syria.

According to a new poll, the majority of Germans don’t feel threatened by this.

In fact, the influx may solve one of the biggest economic problems facing Germany – its looming skills shortage.
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01Sep/15

Markets nervous over China ‘confessions’

(Reuters Business Report) – If nerves weren’t shredded before, they surely will be soon?

Chinese authorities now investigating what, or who, might be behind the recent market mayhem.
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13Mar/15

EZ’s Friday the 13th – lucky for some?

(Reuters Business Report) – Frankfurt’s Dax – on its longest streak of weekly gains since 1998.

This, in fact, its ninth week.

Europe is the feelgood factor.
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