French June business activity was weaker than forecast -flash PMI

French June business activity was weaker than forecast -flash PMI

People walk through the financial and business district of La Defense in Puteaux near Paris, France, October 23, 2021. REUTERS / Sarah Meyssonnier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, June 23 (Reuters) – French business activity has grown less quickly than expected in June, a preliminary monthly survey by S&P Global … Read more

Full Brexit yet to play out on British finance, lawmakers say

The City of London financial district can be seen as people walk along the south side of the River Thames, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in London, Britain, March 19, 2021. REUTERS / Henry Nicholls Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – Britain should avoid major, hasty … Read more

London’s FTSE 100 rises on boost from financial, energy stocks

A man shelters under an umbrella as he walks past the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain, August 24, 2015. REUTERS / Suzanne Plunkett Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register FTSE 100 up 1.5%, FTSE 250 adds 0.5% Kingspan sees drop in May, June orders; shares slump Euromoney jumps on $ 2 … Read more

Germany’s debt interest payments could soar next year, finance minister warns – newspaper

German Finance Minister Christian Lindner speaks during a session of German lower house of parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany May 31, 2022. REUTERS / Hannibal Hanschke Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, June 18 (Reuters) – Finance Minister Christian Lindner warned that interest charges on Germany’s public debt could reach 30 … Read more

EU fails to agree corporate tax reform as Hungary vetoes overhaul

FILE PHOTO – Hungarian Finance Minister Mihaly Varga speaks during a business conference in Budapest, Hungary, February 19, 2022. REUTERS / Bernadett Szabo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LUXEMBOURG, June 17 (Reuters) – The European Union’s adoption of a 15% corporate minimum tax was thrown into doubt again on Friday as … Read more

UK data rules to ease burden on business, cut cookie warnings

LONDON, June 16 (Reuters) – Britain will set out a new data protection regime on Friday that diverges from EU regulations, which it says will ease the burden of compliance on businesses and reduce the number of annoying cookie pop-ups that plague consumers online . The government said it believed the new rules would not … Read more

Care home firm Orpea, under pressure over practices, gets new financing

A view shows the logo of French care homes company Orpea at the entrance of a retirement home (EHPAD – Housing Establishment for Dependant Elderly People) in Reze near Nantes, France, February 2, 2022. REUTERS / Stephane Mahe Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, June 13 (Reuters) – French care home … Read more

Paris snaps at heels of London in overseas finance investment ranks

Women enjoy the view of Sacre-Coeur Basilica of Montmartre and Eiffel Tower at the Parc de Saint-Cloud near Paris, France, April 26, 2022. REUTERS / Gonzalo Fuentes / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) – France made up more ground on Britain in attracting overseas direct … Read more

Plant-based food stocks lack sustainable finance

A McDonald’s “PLT” burger with a Beyond Meat plant-based patty at one of 28 test restaurant locations in London, Ontario, Canada October 2, 2019. REUTERS / Moe Doiron Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 10 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Plant-based diets are more environmentally sustainable than those involving consuming meat and … Read more

UK financial regulators to directly oversee cloud services

PHOTO FILE: A city worker walks through the City of London, Britain in this December 16, 2014 file photo. REUTERS / Toby Melville / Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 8 (Reuters) – Britain’s financial watchdog will have powers to make onsite visits to oversee cloud computing firms like Amazon … Read more