'19Jan
28

Brexit is good news for those in the business of war

Image: Protest outside last week's Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space annual black tie dinner in London's Park Lane. Credit: Lydia Noon.While Brits have grown accustomed to turbulence in political fairyland,...
'19Jan
28

The German economy is slowing. Brexit could make it worse

Germany is Europe's economic powerhouse but it's running low on steam as one of its biggest export markets - China - slows down. Now, another event closer to its shores could add to those headwinds: the UK's...
'19Jan
27

UK To Save $1.5 Bln in EU Tax Payments in Case of 'No-Deal' Brexit

Kristian Rouz — Britain is bracing itself for exiting the EU on 29 March, and some economists have pointed out that UK companies could avoid paying some $1.5 bln in EU taxes this year.These taxes are expected as ...
'19Jan
23

Davos 2019: 7 things to know on day two

In perhaps the most highly-anticipated address of the day, Angela Merkel gave a robust defence of the current world order, calling for leaders to take a stand against growing nationalist and populist movements. In...
'19Jan
22

Global Markets: Asian shares, US stock futures dented by growth worries

Asian markets trade lower on 18 November (Reuters).Reuters file [Representational Image]Asian shares and U.S. stock futures slipped on Tuesday as pessimism about world growth drove investors away from risky assets...
'19Jan
22

Asian shares, US stock futures dented by growth worries

SYDNEY: Asian shares and U.S. stock futures slipped on Tuesday as pessimism about world growth drove investors away from risky assets, while sterling dithered as the latest plan for Brexit appeared to come and go...
'19Jan
21

Brexit reopens Northern Ireland's old wounds

Derry is Northern Ireland's second largest city, home to about 100,000 people. It is also soon to be the United Kingdom's principal border city with the European Union.Its fringes touch the border with the Republic...
'19Jan
18

UK manufacturers set cash aside in case of hard Brexit

Measures taken by manufacturers to prepare for a disorderly exit include creating cash cushions and taking out working capital loans to cover the costs of stockpiling, according to theguardian.com. Manufacturers...
'19Jan
16

Trade wars. Brexit. A US shutdown. Uncertainty is everywhere. Where will it lead?

"We are in an uncertain environment on the policy front and the economic front — and that spills over into the corporate front," said Erin Browne, a managing director and portfolio manager at PIMCO. In some ways, a...
'19Jan
16

Humiliated PM’s drastic move

The result was greeted by loud cheering in the British House of Commons and has set the scene for even more political upheaval in the days ahead - including a confidence motion tomorrow that could bring down her...

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