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Reuters UK Edition
300 UK charities hit by illegal funds crackdown More than 300 British-based charities have lost access to a bank account in t
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 2 minutes ago
More than 300 British-based charities have lost access to a bank account in the last two years, a growing trend due to a global crackdown on illegal money flows that is causing financial losses and... Read more
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EuroNews
Europe seeks to set global trade rules after Trump steps backBy Robin Emmott and Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) – If Donald Trump’s d
EuroNews / Posted 3 minutes ago
By Robin Emmott and Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) – If Donald Trump’s ditching of a U.S.-led trade alliance with Pacific Rim nations wasn’t a gift to the European Union, then it must be the next best thing. The president’s decision on his... Read more
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The Star
Engine delays hit Airbus profits, delivery targets fragilePARIS: Europe’s Airbus on Thursday unveiled a one-third slump in half-way opera
The Star / Posted 3 minutes ago
PARIS: Europe’s Airbus on Thursday unveiled a one-third slump in half-way operating profit on flat revenue, as delays in engine deliveries for its upgraded A320neo hit interim earnings. The world’s second largest planemaker after Boeing stuck to its... Read more
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EuroNews
Shell beats second-quarter expectations as downstream business shinesLONDON (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell more than tripled profit for the
EuroNews / Posted 3 minutes ago
LONDON (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell more than tripled profit for the second quarter compared with a year ago, ahead of analysts’ expectations, boosted by its refining and chemicals business. Current cost of supplies (CCS) excluding... Read more
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EuroNews
Schroders posts 21.6 percent rise in first-half assets on markets, inflowsLONDON (Reuters) – British asset manager Schroders on Thursday posted a
EuroNews / Posted 3 minutes ago
LONDON (Reuters) – British asset manager Schroders on Thursday posted a 21.6 percent rise in first-half assets under management, boosted by market gains and inflows of new client money. Schroders, which manages mutual funds for retail and... Read more
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Market Watch
Telefonica profit up 18% as its pares debt loadMADRID--Telefonica SA TEF, +0.92% posted an 18% increase in net profit in the s
Market Watch / Posted 3 minutes ago
MADRID--Telefonica SA TEF, +0.92% posted an 18% increase in net profit in the second quarter from a year earlier as the Spanish telecommunications giant also made some progress chipping away at its debt pile. The Madrid-based company on Thursday... Read more
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Market Watch
Statoil profit beats views on higher oil pricesNorway's Statoil ASA (STL.OS) posted a forecast-beating second-quarter net prof
Market Watch / Posted 3 minutes ago
Norway's Statoil ASA (STL.OS) posted a forecast-beating second-quarter net profit Thursday, driven by higher oil prices and continued further cuts to its operating costs. The 67% state-owned company posted a net profit for the three months through... Read more
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Market Watch
Sky profit up despite soccer broadcast cost riseLONDON--Sky PLC (SKY.LN) said Thursday that revenue increased 8% and profit was
Market Watch / Posted 3 minutes ago
LONDON--Sky PLC (SKY.LN) said Thursday that revenue increased 8% and profit was up 4% in the fiscal year ended June compared with the same period a year earlier, as the British pay-TV giant awaits a verdict from U.K. regulators over whether Rupert... Read more
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The Star
Lloyds bank posts biggest half-year profit in eight yearsLONDON: Lloyds Banking Group reported its biggest half-year profit in eight yea
The Star / Posted 3 minutes ago
LONDON: Lloyds Banking Group reported its biggest half-year profit in eight years on Thursday and an increase in interim dividends despite a slowdown in the economy, in its first set of results since the bank exited government ownership. Britain’s... Read more
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Market Watch
Shell's profit rises to $1.9 billionLONDON-- Royal Dutch Shell PLC on Thursday said second-quarter net profit rose
Market Watch / Posted 3 minutes ago
LONDON-- Royal Dutch Shell PLC on Thursday said second-quarter net profit rose to $1.9 billion as cash generation increased sharply in the quarter, indicating the company is continuing to adapt to lower oil prices. The Anglo-Dutch oil giant's... Read more
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Market Watch
Lloyds profit narrows on £1 bln compensation billLloyds Banking Group PLC said Thursday half-year profits narrowed, pinched by a
Market Watch / Posted 3 minutes ago
Lloyds Banking Group PLC said Thursday half-year profits narrowed, pinched by a 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion) of charges to compensate customers. The U.K. retail bank said that it made a half-year net profit of GBP1.3 billion compared to GBP1.59... Read more
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The Irish Times
Greencore revenues increase but UK trading still ‘challenging’Revenue at convenience food manufacturer Greencore increased by 11.8 per cent i
The Irish Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
Revenue at convenience food manufacturer Greencore increased by 11.8 per cent in the three months to the end of June 2017 compared to the same period last year. The pro-forma revenue increase was attributed to the company’s ‘food to go’ business in... Read more
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EuroNews
Lloyds bank posts biggest half-year profit in eight yearsLONDON (Reuters) – Lloyds Banking Group reported its biggest half-year
EuroNews / Posted 3 minutes ago
LONDON (Reuters) – Lloyds Banking Group reported its biggest half-year profit in eight years on Thursday and an increase in interim dividends despite a slowdown in the economy, in its first set of results since the bank exited government... Read more
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EuroNews
AstraZeneca drug sales slide as key cancer drug news awaitedLONDON (Reuters) – AstraZeneca’s drug sales fell again in the second qu
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LONDON (Reuters) – AstraZeneca’s drug sales fell again in the second quarter, hit by loss of patents on blockbusters like cholesterol pill Crestor, as the company awaits results from a lung cancer trial seen as pivotal to its... Read more
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The Irish Times
AIB operating profits rise 12% in first results since IPOAIB’s profits rose 12 per cent in the first half of the year as the State-contr
The Irish Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
AIB’s profits rose 12 per cent in the first half of the year as the State-controlled lender raised the value of loans it had restructured in recent years and as interest income grew. Operating profit rose to €814 million from €729 million for the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Britvic reports 10.6% hike in Irish revenues as group turnover jumpsSoft drinks company Britvic said Irish revenus rose 10.6 per cent in its third
The Irish Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
Soft drinks company Britvic said Irish revenus rose 10.6 per cent in its third quarter as the group reported a 6.5 per cent rise in revenues to £384.6 million. The company, which includes Miwadi, Ballygowan and Robinsons Fruit Shoot in its product... Read more
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Market Watch
Deutsche Bank surprises with jump in profitDeutsche Bank AG's cost-cutting moves helped it beat analyst expectations in th
Market Watch / Posted 3 minutes ago
Deutsche Bank AG's cost-cutting moves helped it beat analyst expectations in the second quarter, but year-on-year revenue fell in all three business divisions as its chief executive faces pressure to revive results amid a broad restructuring. The... Read more
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EuroNews
Cost cuts help pay-TV group Sky to absorb hike in soccer rightsLONDON (Reuters) – European pay-TV group Sky reported a 6 percent fall
EuroNews / Posted 3 minutes ago
LONDON (Reuters) – European pay-TV group Sky reported a 6 percent fall in full-year adjusted operating profit on Thursday after the group, set to be bought by Rupert Murdoch, cut costs to counter the sharp rise in soccer rights. The... Read more
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Market Watch
AstraZeneca swings to profit as revenue fallsAstraZeneca PLC (AZN.LN) swung to a net profit in the second quarter, thanks to
Market Watch / Posted 3 minutes ago
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN.LN) swung to a net profit in the second quarter, thanks to lower spending on research and marketing, proceeds from several licensing deals, and a favorable year-earlier comparison, though revenue fell as sales of new drugs... Read more
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Market Watch
Danone profit bulks up on baby food growthPARIS--France's Danone SA BN on Thursday reported a rise in profit for the seco
Market Watch / Posted 3 minutes ago
PARIS--France's Danone SA BN on Thursday reported a rise in profit for the second quarter, as strong revenue growth in baby food and medical nutrition offset weakness in its core dairy activities, which include the U.S. WhiteWave business it bought... Read more
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The Star
Indonesia president seeks to tap Haj fund to help fix infrastructureWidodo told the new board that rather than leave funds “idle”, it is better to
The Star / Posted 3 minutes ago
Widodo told the new board that rather than leave funds “idle”, it is better to invest them in places that are ”safe but with big profits”. JAKARTA: Indonesia’s president wants a national fund that arranges Haj pilgrimages to make investments in... Read more
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Market Watch
Diageo full-year earnings lifted by currency boostLONDON--Diageo PLC DEO, +1.02% Thursday reported improved earnings for the year
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LONDON--Diageo PLC DEO, +1.02% Thursday reported improved earnings for the year and raised its target for profit margin growth as the world's largest spirits maker benefited from strong currency tailwinds and logged broad-based sales growth across... Read more
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Market Watch
Anglo American reinstates dividend as profit gainsAnglo American PLC reported strong first half earnings Thursday and reinstated
Market Watch / Posted 3 minutes ago
Anglo American PLC reported strong first half earnings Thursday and reinstated its dividend, as a rebound in commodity prices continues to boost mining companies following a steep selloff that sent the industry scrambling to cut costs and sell off... Read more
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The Irish Times
Irish consumers second most confident in EU about online shoppingIrish consumers are among the most confident when it comes to online shopping,
The Irish Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
Irish consumers are among the most confident when it comes to online shopping, a new European Commission study shows. The latest “Consumer Conditions Scoreboard” ranks consumers in Ireland in second place among EU member states for trust in online... Read more
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The Irish Times
Deutsche Bank posts unexpectedly sharp rise in profitDeutsche Bank posted a sharp rise in second-quarter net profit to €466 million
The Irish Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
Deutsche Bank posted a sharp rise in second-quarter net profit to €466 million on Thursday, benefiting from lower legal costs for past misdeeds that outweighed a dip in debt trading. Germany’s flagship lender beat the expectations of analysts, who... Read more
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The Star
Nokia beats quarterly market forecasts but lowers networks outlookHELSINKI: Finnish network equipment maker Nokia reported larger than expected q
The Star / Posted 3 minutes ago
HELSINKI: Finnish network equipment maker Nokia reported larger than expected quarterly profits on Thursday thanks to a patent deal with Apple along with improving profitability at its network business but warned its key market would... Read more
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The Star
GLC ExplorAce 2017 expected to rake in RM9b revenueKUALA LUMPUR: The GLC ExplorAce 2017, an annual event that brings together loca
The Star / Posted 3 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The GLC ExplorAce 2017, an annual event that brings together local entrepreneurs and vendors, is expected to generate revenue of at least RM9 billion under the vendor development programme. International Trade and Industry Minister... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Deutsche Bank sees profit rebound; CEO not satisfiedFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Deutsche Bank's net profit rebounded to 466 million e
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 minutes ago
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Deutsche Bank's net profit rebounded to 466 million euros ($545 million) in the second quarter from a mere 20 million euros a year earlier as the bank presses on with a difficult long-term restructuring, the company... Read more
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Digi Times
Foxconn to build LCD plant in Wisconsin Ninelu Tu, Taipei; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Thursday 27 July 2017] Foxconn Ele
Digi Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
Ninelu Tu, Taipei; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Thursday 27 July 2017] Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced plans to invest US$10 billion over four years in the US and will begin the... Read more
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Rappler
Duterte picks Babe Romualdez as PH ambassador to U.S.APPOINTMENTS. President Duterte leads the oath-taking ceremony of new governmen
Rappler / Posted 7 minutes ago
APPOINTMENTS. President Duterte leads the oath-taking ceremony of new government appointees. Malacañang file photo MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has picked media executive Jose Manuel "Babe" Romualdez as the Philippines' next... Read more
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