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European markets open slightly lower; earnings, UK interest rate decision in focus

On the earnings front, Adidas, BMW and Credit Agricole are among the major companies scheduled to release their latest figures on Thursday. In New York on Wednesday, the Dow Jones surpassed the 22,000 mark for the first time, supported by better-than-expected earnings from the world’s most valuable company, Apple. Back in Europe, the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee is ...

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In Europe, Fintech investment doubles in Q2’17 – Irish Tech News

Edited and prepared by Oscar Michel, Masters in Journalism The Total global fintech investment has more than doubled quarter over quarter in Q2’17 to US $8.4 billion, up from US$3.6 billion in Q1’17, according to the KPMG Pulse of Fintech report.* In Europe, Fintech investment has doubled in Q2 ’17 with over €2 billion invested in the quarter. Global M&A investment helped ...

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Russian Extremists Are Training Right-Wing Terrorists From Western Europe

GOTHENBURG, Sweden—A few months before they tried to blow up a home for asylum seekers here in Sweden’s second largest city, and succeeded in seriously injuring the cleaning man, 23-year-old Viktor Melin and 20-year-old Anton Thulin complained to each other over Skype that the white supremacist hate group they were part of wasn’t tough enough for them anymore. Faced with ...

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Europe, tech keeps stocks in check; US dollar softens

NEW YORK – Retreating US technology shares and soft European markets capped world equity gains on Monday, while the US dollar fell to its lowest level in over a year against a basket of major currencies. European shares initially gained on a boost from HSBC, as Europe’s biggest bank unveiled a 5-percent rise in half-year profits and a third share ...

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Kite Pharma (KITE) Files MAA in Europe for Axicabtagene Ciloleucel

Get daily under-the-radar research with StreetInsider.com’s Stealth Growth Insider Get your 2-Wk Free Trial here. Kite Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: KITE), a leading cell therapy company, today announced that it has submitted a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for axicabtagene ciloleucel as a treatment for patients with relapsed/refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), transformed follicular lymphoma ...

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Fire forces shutdown of Europe’s biggest oil refinery

Industry giant Shell forced to temporarily halt production at Pernis in Rotterdam The Hague: The British-Dutch oil giant Shell said it was temporarily shutting down Europe’s biggest refinery after a pre-dawn fire broke out at a power station on the vast site on Sunday. Flames billowed into the sky over the port of Rotterdam after the blaze erupted at a ...

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Suspected Terror Attack in German Nightclub Mass Shooting

A gunman opened fire in a nightclub in the southern German city of Konstanz, killing one person and injuring four others, police said. The 34-year-year old attacker suffered life threatening injuries and died after being shot by police, who rushed to the scene at about 4.30 am local time, reported German broadcaster Deutsche Welle.  One police officer was injured in an ...

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Zombie companies littering Europe may tie European Central Bank’s hands for years

Watch out for the zombies. The plethora of companies propped up by the European Central Bank will limit policymakers’ ability to withdraw monetary stimulus that has been supporting the continent’s bond market since the financial crisis, according to strategists at Bank of America. About 9 percent of Europe’s biggest companies could be classified as the walking dead, companies that risk ...

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‘Exams were grand’: Daina Moorehouse conquered Europe three weeks after sitting her Junior Cert – The42

The42 ‘Exams were grand’: Daina Moorehouse conquered Europe three weeks after sitting her Junior CertThe42There was no time to reflect, however: the final, versus Britain’s European silver medallist Simran Kaur, took place just 24 hours later. The pair had traded leather on two previous occasions, each registering a victory, with Moorehouse avenging her …

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