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Iran makes new nuclear threats that would reverse steps in pact

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 07:18
Iran threatened on Monday to restart deactivated centrifuges and ramp up its enrichment of uranium to 20 percent purity as its next potential big moves away from a 2015 nuclear agreement that Washington abandoned last year.

Deutsche Bank begins 18,000 job cull in $8.3 billion reinvention

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 07:03
Deutsche Bank laid off staff in Asia on Monday as it began cutting 18,000 jobs as part of a 7.4 billion euro ($8.3 billion) "reinvention" set to tip Germany's largest lender into yet another annual loss.

Factbox: Deutsche Bank staff react to 18,000 global job cuts

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 07:03
Whole teams at Deutsche Bank were told on Monday their jobs had been axed as it began 18,000 job cuts globally in one of the biggest overhauls to an investment bank since the aftermath of the financial crisis.

Deutsche Bank capital-boosting debt dips on restructuring fears

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 07:03
Deutsche Bank's capital-boosting Additional Tier I (AT1) debt issues fell on Monday on worries over future challenges Germany's biggest lender may face in a planned overhaul.

U.N. nuclear agency says still verifying Iran enrichment announcement

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 06:34
The U.N. atomic watchdog policing Iran's nuclear deal with major powers is still verifying Iran's announcement that it has enriched uranium beyond the maximum purity allowed under the deal, the agency said on Monday.

UK regrets leak of memos calling Trump administration 'inept'

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 06:29
Britain said on Monday it had contacted Washington to express regret for the leak of confidential memos in which its ambassador described U.S. President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional" and "inept".

New Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis takes over, Tsipras bows out

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 06:26
Conservative politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as Greece's new prime minister on Monday after storming to victory on a pledge to create jobs and lure investment to the crisis-hit nation.

Iranians despair over nuclear deal confrontation

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 06:18
Iran's decision to further challenge the United States by boosting its uranium enrichment beyond limits in its 2015 nuclear deal has deepened fears among Iranians that their country will remain in crisis mode over the long term.

Iran must be persuaded to stick to nuclear deal: Germany

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 06:01
Iran must be persuaded to stick to its commitments set by the 2015 nuclear deal, a spokesman for the German Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after Tehran announced it would boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by the accord.

Greek Conservatives take charge in landslide win, vow more investment, fewer taxes

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 05:59
Greece's opposition conservatives returned to power with a landslide victory in snap elections on Sunday, and Prime Minister elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he had a clear mandate for change, pledging more investments and fewer taxes.

Outgoing Greek premier Tsipras hands over power to conservatives

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 05:58
Outgoing Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday handed over power to his successor Kyrikos Mitsotakis who swept to a landslide victory in snap elections with a pledge to boost investments, cut taxes and create jobs.

Ambassador leaks are a 'matter of regret', Britain tells U.S.

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 05:50
Britain's government has told Washington that leaks of memos in which the UK ambassador described U.S. President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional" were a matter of regret, the Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Monday.

Deutsche Bank's aim to make profit in 2020 is uncertain: CFO

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 05:42
Deutsche Bank aims to break even or turn a profit in 2020 but there is "significant uncertainty in that forecast", the bank's finance chief said on Monday.

EU calls on Iran to stop any steps against international nuclear deal

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 05:32
The European Union is "extremely concerned" about Iran's announcement on enriching uranium above internationally-approved levels and calls on Tehran to "stop and reverse" any action that goes against the world powers' nuclear deal with the Islamic republic, a spokeswoman said on Monday.

U.S. financier Epstein expected to be charged in sex trafficking case -source

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 05:19
Federal prosecutors in New York on Monday are expected to announce charges against financier Jeffrey Epstein related to sex trafficking of underage girls, a source familiar with the matter said, more than a decade after he avoided similar charges in Florida in a plea deal.

Greek conservative Mitsotakis sworn in as prime minister

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 05:16
Greece's New Democracy party leader Kyrikos Mitsotakis was sworn in as prime minister on Monday after a landslide victory in snap elections on a platform of investments, lower taxes and jobs.

Hedge funds chart course through 'IMO 2020' storm

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 05:15
Shipping companies, refineries, freight derivatives or diesel cracks? Investment funds are placing their bets as the shipping sector prepares for new rules limiting sulfur emissions from ocean-going vessels.

In losing legal battles over census, Trump may win political war

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 05:12
The Trump administration has few realistic options to get a citizenship question onto next year's census, but by keeping the issue in the public eye it could still trigger an undercount of residents in Democratic-leaning areas, legal and political experts told Reuters.

Rapinoe and Lavelle give U.S. fourth World Cup title

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 04:49
The United States won a record-extending fourth women's World Cup with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands on Sunday as second-half goals from Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle confirmed their status as the leading power in the women's game.

FIFA boss and Macron booed at World Cup final ceremony

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 04:49
The crowd at the women's World Cup final booed FIFA chief Gianni Infantino and French president Emmanuel Macron as United States fans demanded equal pay for the players after their team claimed a fourth global title by beating the Netherlands 2-0 on Sunday.