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French manufacturing sentiment improves in January
Business climate for the manufacturing sector gains two points from December 2019 to reach long-term average of 100
Netflix warns of tougher competition in 2020
US streaming company says rivals hit its domestic market as it posts strong fourth-quarter earnings.
EUR/USD forecast for 2020
The euro-dollar forecasts for 2020 are pointing at a weaker greenback this year, as global growth resumes and political risk shifts to the US with the November presidential election
Stock markets hit new highs on China data, trade deal news
Encouraging economic data from China and the trade deal news from the US helped markets reach fresh record highs.
Should investors be thinking about climate change?
BlackRock won't divest all fossil fuel holdings in the overhaul of its investment strategy. But investments funds are gradually shifting away from fossil fuels
British Airways owner IAG removes non-EU stake cap
IAG lifted the restriction after non-EU ownership dropped to 39.5 per cent, well below the threshold for its status as a European airline.
Germany’s population reaches record high but growth is slowing
The number of people living in Europe’s largest economy increased in 2019 only because of migration
Volkswagen in talks to buy stake in Chinese electric vehicle battery maker
The German car maker plans to speed up its expansion in the world’s largest car market with a 20 per cent stake in China’s Guoxuan
Stocks mixed as investors await US-China trade deal
European stocks reversed early gains while the pound slipped on slowing UK economy and rate cut concerns.