Pfizer and BioNTech to Offer COVID-19 Vaccine to Volunteers Who Received Placebo in Trials

FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small vial labeled “COVID-19 Vaccine” in front of the Pfizer logo in this illustration taken on October 30, 2020. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic Jan 1 (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc and its partner BioNTech plan to give volunteers who received a placebo in their COVID-19 vaccine trial an option to … Read more

Finance firm Ant wants to appease China’s authorities with corporate restructuring

Ant Group, em Hangzhou, China 29/10/2020 REUTERS/Aly Song Hong Kong / Beijing (Reuters) – After massive pressure from the authorities, the Chinese financial group Ant is examining a corporate restructuring, according to insiders. The majority of the online financing business should be brought into a holding that would be regulated like a traditional financial firm, … Read more

The Brexit deal is still stuck in fishing and would still be hours away

FILE PHOTO: The flag of the United Kingdom and several of the European Union in Brussels, Belgium, on December 9, 2020. REUTERS / Johanna Geron BRUSSELS, Dec 24 (Reuters) – Negotiations to conclude a Brexit trade deal could still have “a few hours to go,” a UK source said on Thursday as expectations continued for … Read more

Trump Signs Law That Could Expel Chinese Firms From US Stock Markets

File photo of US President Donald at the White House. Dec 12, 2020. REUTERS / Cheriss May WASHINGTON, Dec 18 (Reuters) – Donald Trump signed a law on Friday that would kick Chinese companies off American stock exchanges unless they adhere to the country’s auditing standards, the White House said, giving the Republican president a … Read more

Brexit deal closer after ‘breakthrough’ in fishing rights: Guardian

Archive image of fishermen repairing a fishing net in the port of Boulogne-sur-Mer, France. January 29, 2020. REUTERS / Pascal Rossignol / Archive Dec 6 (Reuters) – The European Union and the United Kingdom have almost finalized terms on the level of access for EU ships to the seas within Britain’s 200-mile exclusive economic zone, … Read more

Creval is preparing to fight against Crédit Agricole’s offer

By Pamela Barbaglia, Valentina Za LONDON / MILAN (Reuters) – Credito Valtellinese (Creval) is preparing to fight for an increase in the offer of 737 million euros launched by the subsidiary of Crédit Agricole, which is considered by the Italian bank as too low, Reuters learned from two sources familiar with the matter. Miro Fiordi, … Read more

Credit Suisse predicts write-down of 450 million

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss bank Credit Suisse is seen at a branch office in Bern, Switzerland October 28, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Zurich (Reuters) – Credit Suisse is making a write-down on its stake in the York Capital Management hedge fund. The amount of the impairment will be examined as part of the annual … Read more

Brexit negotiation continues, UK and EU seek to rescue trade agreement

File photo. European Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier walks in London, Great Britain, October 28, 2020. REUTERS / Simon Dawson BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Negotiators from the European Union and the United Kingdom will continue talks in Brussels on Monday until the middle of the week, sources on both sides said on Sunday, in a sign that … Read more

Renault’s STOCK MARKET TICKER figures are well received

Frankfurt, Oct 23 (Reuters) – The following is the stock exchange ticker for important price movements on the international financial markets and their causes: 11:01 a.m. – A surprisingly small drop in sales gives Renault a boost. The shares of the French automaker rise by two percent. The company was able to achieve higher prices … Read more

Edgar Weggelaar appointed Director of the Tourism Innovation Global Summit

Tourism Innovation Summit, the technological forum for tourism innovation to be held in Seville from November 25 to 27, has appointed Edgar Weggelaar as Director of its congress. Weggelaar is responsible for the three-day agenda in which more than 300 international experts will address the keys to the tourism sector in the post-Covid-19 era. With … Read more