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Will the #US – #China trade war keep the #Euro afloat?

Will the #US – #China trade war keep the #Euro afloat?

| December 9, 2019

We’ve written before about politics and their influence on forex trading. The actions of influential politicians in the US, Europe, and other areas with large and significant economies can and do impact exchange rates on a day-to-day basis. And naturally, larger actions and conflicts can have a greater effect. For example, back in February EU […]

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Vice President Schinas and Commissioners Schmit, Kyriakides and Dalli participate in Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council

Vice President Schinas and Commissioners Schmit, Kyriakides and Dalli participate in Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council

| December 9, 2019

Today (9 December), the first day of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council meeting (EPSCO) will take place in Brussels, with a focus on health and social policy. On Monday morning, Commission Vice President for Promoting our European Way of Life Margaritis Schinas and Health and Food Safety Commissioner Stella Kyriakides will join […]

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#COP25 – #EUOceanDay highlights the role of oceans in tackling climate change globally

#COP25 – #EUOceanDay highlights the role of oceans in tackling climate change globally

| December 9, 2019

The European Commission organized an EU Ocean Day during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25), which is currently taking place in Madrid (Spain) until 13 December. Healthy oceans are a priority in the fight against climate change. The EU Ocean Day highlighted the role of science in policy-making and the opportunities provided by oceans in […]

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#Kazakhstan – #Shymkent and #Turkestan launch new factories

#Kazakhstan – #Shymkent and #Turkestan launch new factories

| December 9, 2019

Prime Minister Askar Mamin launched textile and food plants on 5 December in Shymkent and the Turkestan Region, reported Kazakh Invest press service, writes Yelena Levkovich. Photo credit: Kazakh Invest website. His visit to the country’s third largest city and adjacent region offered the opportunity to review the progress of the State Programme of Accelerated […]

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#EnergyUnion – EU supports #CelticInterconnector and Baltic synchronization project

#EnergyUnion – EU supports #CelticInterconnector and Baltic synchronization project

| December 9, 2019

Two grants for important electricity interconnection projects will be signed in the presence of Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan and Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson: the Celtic Interconnector between Ireland and France, and the Harmony Link Interconnector between Lithuania and Poland. Both are projects of common interest that will contribute to a diversification of energy supply and improved […]

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Sweden’s #Ericsson to pay $1 billion penalty on bribery charges

Sweden’s #Ericsson to pay $1 billion penalty on bribery charges

| December 9, 2019

The US Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday that Sweden-based telecommunications giant Ericsson will pay fines of more than $1 billion for allegedly paying bribes to officials in multiple countries, writes Kellie Mejdrich. According to a complaint filed in the Southern District of New York, the company, formally known as Telefonaktiebolaget LM […]

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Johnson takes a selfie with a #Huawei phone, a day after suggesting a tougher stance on the Chinese company

Johnson takes a selfie with a #Huawei phone, a day after suggesting a tougher stance on the Chinese company

| December 9, 2019

Britain suggested last week it would take a tougher position on the Chinese tech company Huawei — apparently falling into line with the stance advocated by the Trump administration as the US president visited London for a meeting of NATO leaders. But the day after Trump left the country, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was […]

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