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US United States  

US Health Insurance Giant Piloting Blockchain to Secure Medical Data

2019-12-13 - By Joeri Cant

Anthem, the second-largest health insurance company in the United States plans to use blockchain technology to secure medical data of all 40 million members over the next three years.Read more


EU Leaders postpone Euro Zone Reform until June 2020

2019-12-13 - By Jan Strupczewski

European Union leaders postponed on Friday a package of reforms to safeguard the euro zone from a new crisis, giving finance ministers another six months to work out compromises in discussions that have dragged on since June 2015.Read more

US United States  

Trump Confirms China Trade Deal; Dec. 15 Tariffs Cancelled

2019-12-13 -

China and the U.S. struck their long-awaited “phase-1” trade deal, the first formal steps towards de-escalating a fight that has weighed on the world economy for a year and a half.Read more

BR Brazil  

Colcci expands operation to Asia and targets European Market

2019-12-12 - Apex Brazil

Colcci, a brand of the AMC Textiles group that has been operating in the market for over 30 years , opened its first Japanese point of sale in Hamamatsu city in late November.Read more

AE United Arab Emirates  

Etihad Airways named World's Best Airline at World Travel Awards

2019-12-12 - Arabian Business

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has been recognised with four top awards at the 26th annual World Travel Awards (WTA), held at the Royal Opera House in Muscat, Oman.Read more

AE United Arab Emirates  

Dubai's Biggest Bank said to cut up to 500 Jobs

2019-12-12 - Arabian Business

Dubai's largest bank, Emirates NBD, has reportedly cut up to 500 jobs since October.Read more

AU Australia  

Japan’s biggest pharma co., Takeda, teams with Melbourne’s BioCurate to expedite New Drug Development

2019-12-12 - Austrade

Victorian medicines accelerator, BioCurate, is partnering with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited to expedite the development of new therapeutics and drugs.Read more

US United States  

Trade Optimism drives Wall Street to Record Levels

2019-12-12 - By Shreyashi Sanyal

U.S. stocks hit record levels on Thursday after President Donald Trump tweeted that the United States was "very close" to a trade deal with China and on a report that U.S. trade negotiators had offered to cancel a fresh round of tariffs on Chinese goods.Read more

SG Singapore  

Singapore Economy to quicken as Manufacturing Recovers

2019-12-11 - Kevin Lim

Singapore's economy is likely to pick up next year as manufacturing and trade recover although tensions between the U.S. and China will continue to muddy the outlook, a central bank survey showed.Read more

RW Rwanda  

Qatar Airways to take 60% stake in new Rwandan International Airport

2019-12-11 - By Clement Uwiringiyinana

Qatar Airways has agreed to take a 60% stake in a new $1.3 billion international airport in Rwanda, the state-run Rwanda Development Board said on Twitter on Monday.Read more

US United States  

USMCA: Agreement reached on Nafta Trade Deal replacement

2019-12-11 - BBC

The US, Mexico and Canada have finalised a trade deal that will replace the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta).Read more

SA Saudi Arabia  

Aramco Shares jump in World's Biggest ever Market Debut

2019-12-11 - BBC

Saudi Aramco's stock rose sharply as the world's biggest share listing got underway in Riyadh, rising 10% above the initial public offering price.Read more


Facebook no longer among Glassdoor's top 10 workplaces

2019-12-11 - Reuters

Facebook Inc (FB.O) dropped to the 23rd spot in Glassdoor’s list of “Best Places to Work” in 2020 from the seventh it secured last year, amid heightened regulatory scrutiny of the world’s largest social network.Read more

DE Germany  

German Unions and Businesses call for €450bn Investment Boost

2019-12-10 - Guy Chazan

German trade union and business leaders have formed an unusual alliance to call for a €450bn public investment offensive in Germany, as concerns mount that years of belt-tightening have left much of the country’s infrastructure badly depleted.Read more

SE Sweden  

Crypto Gains New EU Stronghold as Sweden Approves Swiss ETP Startup

2019-12-10 - William Suberg

Swiss cryptocurrency financial firm Amun AG has gained permission to offer its products to retail clients in the European Union.Read more

GB United Kingdom  

UK Economy flat-lines, hit by Brexit and Global Slowdown, as election nears

2019-12-10 - William Schomberg and Andy Bruce

Britain's economy grew at its slowest annual pace in nearly seven years in October, a weak backdrop to Thursday's national election, in which both leading parties are promising to boost growth.Read more


Global Trade still flowing nicely, but International Investment is sticky

2019-12-10 - Ian Putzger

Despite the rise of trade conflicts and xenophobic populism around the planet, globalisation is not in retreat, according to Global Connectedness Index (GCI) published by DHL.Read more


Chubb makes $10mn Equity Investment in Africa’s ATI

2019-12-10 - Luke Gallin

Insurer and reinsurer Chubb has made a $10 million equity investment in the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI), making it the first global property and casualty (P&C) insurer to become a shareholder in the company.Read more

CN China  

China and Japan to promote More Use Local Currencies in Bilateral Trade and Investment Agreements

2019-12-09 -

China and Japan will promote more use of their local currencies in bilateral trade and investment agreements as global trade uncertainty has boosted foreign-exchange instability and the expense of using third-party currencies, the Chinese central bank official said Thursday.Read more

FR France  

France to invest more than 7 million euros in Agro-Tourism and Water in Cuba

2019-12-09 - EFE

France and Cuba signed this Friday two agreements for which Paris will invest 5 million euros in an agro-tourism project and 2.7 million for the reconstruction of water networks, as well as strengthening their commercial cooperation.Read more

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