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    European elections May 2019 – what you need to know

    “The real challenge will be to find compromises among more than two big mainstream groups,” Florian Hense, a euro zone economist at Berenberg, told CNBC via...

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    Spain’s Pedro Sanchez calls cabinet meeting as possible election looms

    Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will meet with cabinet colleagues Friday morning to discuss a solution to his government’s legislative paralysis. The meeting comes after two...

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    RBS earnings Q4 2018

    Royal Bank of Scotland reported a net income of £1.62 billion ($2.07 billion) for 2018 on Friday. Analysts were expecting a net income of £1.58 billion...

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    Allianz fourth-quarter net profit up 19 percent

    German insurer Allianz said on Friday that net profit rose 19 percent in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, in line with expectations. Net profit...

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    Fight populism by saying why globalization works

    Germany’s former finance minister expressed his concerns about an upcoming election at the EU this year, saying voters would only shun populist politics if the benefits...

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    Priyanka Gandhi may boost Congress, challenge PM Modi

    “The conflation of Priyanka with Indira could lend to the perception that the Congress Party has re-discovered its purpose, that it has a definite goal and...

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    Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi to lay off 15% of its workforce

    Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is planning to lay off about 2,000 people, or 15 percent of its workforce, this year, a source familiar with the...

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    Markets now hoping tariffs don’t change on March 1, JP Morgan says

    Within a few months, the discussion on trade focused more on U.S. complaints about how China treats foreign companies, including longstanding economic structural issues and intellectual...

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    Most controversial topics on Tencent’s WeChat in 2018: Report

    The ongoing U.S.-China trade fight, Washington’s sanctions against Chinese telecommunications company ZTE as well as the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou were among the “sensitive”...

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    Congress votes to pass spending bill and avoid government shutdown

    Congress passed legislation to avoid another government shutdown Thursday, moving to prevent one crisis even as the fight over President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall escalated....