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Wal-Mart’s margins fall on price cuts, spending on e-commerce

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Thursday reported lower quarterly margins after it cut prices and invested heavily on expanding its e-commerce operations, and its shares fell nearly ... Read More

Fifteen startups selected for EBAday Fintech Pavillion

Finextra and the Euro Banking Association have selected 15 of Europe’s most promising startups to present their ideas to banking delegates attending EBAday 2017, the continent’s leading payments and ... Read More

Regulation is the number one concern of traders

In April 2017, SIX Swiss Exchange conducted the first edition of its new trader survey. Responses were gathered from 135 traders across Europe. More than half (55%) of them ... Read More
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Legal & General choose Dublin for new European hub

UK insurance giant Legal & General has picked Dublin as the European base for its investment management arm, the Irish Independent reports. A LGIM spokesman confirmed the decision to the ... Read More
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Copenhagen FinTech and Singapore Fintech Hub signs Memorandum of Understanding

“It is the right time and with the right people” stated H.E. Dorte Bech Vizard, Ambassador of Denmark to Singapore and Brunei, at the signing of the first Memorandum ... Read More
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Sullivan & Cromwell to open Brussels office with antitrust hire

Sullivan & Cromwell, the US corporate law firm, has poached a senior European competition lawyer to open its first new office in nearly two decades based in Brussels. Michael ... Read More
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ESMA clarifies traded on a trading venue under MIFID II

Legal basis ESMA’s competence to deliver an opinion to competent authorities is based on Article 29(1)(a) of Regulation (EC) No 1095/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council ... Read More

boon with Apple Pay continues growth in Europe with market launch in Italy

First fully digitised mobile payment solution with Apple Pay Today Wirecard is bringing Apple Pay to boon customers in Italy. boon is the first fully digitised mobile payment solution ... Read More
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Private equity fundraising in Europe hits 8-year high

Private equity fundraising across Europe hit its highest level last year since 2008 at €74.5bn, a 37 per cent year-on-year increase, as investors hunted for value in a low ... Read More
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How natural gas could be a geopolitical game-changer in the Mideast

It’s a discovery that could easily shake up the geopolitical order in the Middle East. Deep under the eastern Mediterranean lies the largest natural gas basin ever found on ... Read More
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