Global stocks extend slump as growth worries mount

TOKYO (Reuters) – Losses in global stock markets snowballed on Monday, with U.S. equity futures and Asian shares sliding on worries over slowing growth and fears that a rise in tensions between Washington and Beijing could torpedo chances of a trade deal. Spreadbetters expected European stocks to follow, with Britain’s FTSE .FTSE seen dropping 0.7 percent, Germany’s DAX .GDAXI 1.1 […]

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Huawei CFO bail hearing to resume in Canada as Beijing piles pressure

TORONTO (Reuters) – The CFO of Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is set to be back in a Canadian courtroom on Monday, fighting for her freedom with the help of pressure from Beijing, while prosecutors argue she cannot be trusted. Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was arrested by Canadian authorities Dec. 1 at the request of the […]

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Tech firms dominate Dublin office space take-up

As many as 6,700 jobs were created in the tech sector between July and September this year, according to a report from Savills. This helped contribute to tech firms being the biggest takers of office space in the third quarter, accounting for just over 20,000 sq m or 44pc of transacted space. And while Savills believes this year will be […]

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'I can't breathe:' Transcript of audio recording from Jamal Khashoggi's murder reportedly describes him gasping for air in his last moments

Transcript of an audio recording from Jamal Khashoggi’s brutal murder reportedly describes him gasping for air in his final moments. A source, who was briefed on the investigation and read a translated transcript of the recording from the October 2 killing, told CNN that the audio suggests a carefully planned execution, and not a botched interrogation as previously touted by […]

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New CEO looking to fashion a turnaround for Ferragamo

Style was a word that could have been invented for the last generation of Italian business people. For half a century, we saw it on the catwalks, on the motor racing circuits, in restaurants and even in football stadiums. Hopefully, the style will continue, even if it’s too much to expect a whole lot more from the generation of entrepreneurs […]

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City investors call on listed companies to pay living wage

A group of City investors with assets worth more than £180bn has written to listed firms including Vodafone, Balfour Beatty and Severn Trent urging them to pay all employees a living wage. The chief executives of the utilities firms Severn Trent and United Utilities, homeware retailer Dunelm Group and telecoms firm Vodafone have received letters saying that paying the living […]

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