Tag Archives: Mike Ingram

18Apr/17

UK’s May shocks markets, nation with election date

Sterling surges against the dollar but UK shares slip to a two per cent loss after British Prime Minister Theresa May calls a snap general election to strengthen her hand in Brexit negotiations. David Pollard 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

16Jan/17

Sterling skids to three-month low as “hard Brexit” fears bite

Sterling skids to its lowest levels – bar a “flash crash” in October – in 32 years on Monday, hit by fears that Prime Minister Theresa May will say on Tuesday that Britain is set for a “hard” Brexit out of the EU and its single market.

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04Dec/15

Africa cheers $60 bln Chinese windfall

Chinese President Xi Jinping told African leaders his country would pump $60 billion into development projects, cancel some debt and boost agriculture under a three-year plan that will extend Beijing’s influence in the continent. Ivor Bennett reports. Continue reading

12Oct/15

Dell buys EMC for $67 billion

(BVO) – It’s the biggest tech deal ever. Dell is buying the data storage giant EMC for about $67 billion in cash and stock. It will pay a 19 percent premium.
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12Oct/15

Copper gains on output cuts but China worries persist

Mining giant Glencore looks to sell copper mines in Australia and Chile to reduce its debt.

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22Sep/15

VW CEO under pressure as scandal spreads

(BVO) – For Volkswagen’s US boss, the timing couldn’t have been worse

A growing scandal, coinciding with a launch that’s been scheduled for months.

Michael Horn had no choice but to face the music.
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06Jul/15

Greece a flashpoint for Europe?

(Reuters Business Report) – Don Quixote: a Spanish literary hero famous for tilting his lance at imaginary foes – like windmills.

Austerity though – that’s seen as a very real enemy.

Many Spaniards in solidarity with ordinary Greeks.
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