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08/18/2017 02:52 PM
Getting to the core of global inflation
LONDON (Reuters) - Stock markets have spent the year rising on bets of a resurgence in inflation, while central bankers trying to manage the global economy have spent the same time repeatedly reassuring everyone it's just around the corner.

08/18/2017 02:20 PM
Future of Air Berlin's Niki uncertain as Lufthansa begins talks
VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian holiday airline Niki's 850 employees braced for a bumpy ride as insolvent parent Air Berlin began talks on Friday to sell its assets before it runs out of cash.

08/18/2017 12:54 PM
Ireland stays top euro zone centre for financial special purpose vehicles
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Ireland remains the euro zone's largest centre for financial special purpose vehicles, data from the European Central Bank (ECB) showed on Friday, placing it far ahead of closest rival Luxembourg.

08/18/2017 12:25 PM
Frankfurt and Dublin make bankers feel wanted in battle for Brexit jobs
LONDON/DUBLIN (Reuters) - "I'm here to send you the regards of the Federal Chancellor. I am entitled to tell you we want you in Germany." This private message from Angela Merkel, delivered by a regional politician to Wall Street bankers last year, is having the desired effect.

08/18/2017 12:15 PM
Britain receives record number of foreign visitors in second quarter 2017
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain received a record number of foreign visitors in the second quarter of 2017, and the number of Britons making trips abroad reached an all-time high for the time of year, official figures showed on Friday.

08/18/2017 11:52 AM
Anglo American swims against the current in backing fuel cells
LONDON (Reuters) - Anglo American is placing a contrarian bet on hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as it tries to squeeze more profit from its platinum reserves, but risks being left behind as rival miners look to cash in on battery-powered cars.

08/18/2017 09:32 AM
Drop in airlines dampens FTSE 100 after Spanish attack
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top share index came under pressure from falls among financials and airline stocks, caught up in a broader risk-off move following the attack in Spain.

08/18/2017 09:18 AM
Exclusive - India threatens Philip Morris with 'punitive action' over alleged violations
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian government has threatened Philip Morris International Inc with "punitive action" over the tobacco giant's alleged violation of the country's anti-smoking laws, according to a letter sent to the company by the federal health ministry.

08/18/2017 08:05 AM
China to curb 'irrational' overseas Belt and Road investment - state planner
BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will strengthen rules to defuse risks for domestic companies investing abroad and curb "irrational" overseas investment on its Belt and Road initiative, the state planner said on Friday.

08/18/2017 07:45 AM
Destiny Pharma taps AIM market to fund 'superbug' drugs
LONDON (Reuters) - Biotech firm Destiny Pharma is aiming to raise more than 10 million pounds ($12.9 million) of new equity to develop drugs that target antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections, or superbugs, in hospitals, it said on Friday.