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European politics is in flux, but the news is not all bad for investors

European politics is in flux, but the news is not all bad for investors

Asian investors have shied away from Europe in recent years, because of the perception of political problems in the region, dating back to the in the early 2010s. The Brexit referendum in 2016 has led to a massive for the British government. More recently, the in France and the between […]

Queen sends a Brexit message to UK politicians: end your bickering

Queen sends a Brexit message to UK politicians: end your bickering

LONDON: has sent a delicately coded message to Britain‘s fractious political class over , urging lawmakers to seek common ground and keep their eyes on the big picture to resolve the crisis. With the clock ticking down to March 29, the date set in law for Britain to leave the […]

Chicken tikka on offer in ?295 Brexit survival kit

Chicken tikka on offer in ?295 Brexit survival kit

LEEDS: With just nine weeks to go until Britain is due to leave the , a company is selling worried Britons a to help them prepare for the worst. The ?Brexit Box?, retailing at 295 pounds ($380), provides food rations to last 30 days, according to its producer, businessman James […]

EU fines Mastercard $648m over cross-border barriers

EU fines Mastercard $648m over cross-border barriers

BRUSSELS: The European Commission said on Tuesday it had fined 570.6 million euros ($648.3 million) for limiting the possibility for merchants to benefit from better conditions offered by banks elsewhere in the . “By preventing merchants from shopping around for better conditions offered by banks in other member states, Mastercard‘s […]

May unveils Brexit Plan B, looks lot like Plan A; oppn furious

May unveils Brexit Plan B, looks lot like Plan A; oppn furious

LONDON: British PM ‘s “Plan B” which was revealed to a packed House of Commons on Monday is nothing but a revised version of the deal she had already agreed with the and falls short of calling for a second referendum, extending “Article 50” withdrawal notice or ruling out a […]