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August 2019 articles

Conservative billionaire David Koch dead at 79
Conservative billionaire David Koch dead at 79
US billionaire David Koch, a major conservative donor, has died, according to media reports. The controversial industrialist who alongside his [...]
August 23, 2019
Dublin vows to block EU-South American trade deal as the Amazon burns
Dublin vows to block EU-South American trade deal as the Amazon burns
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has promised to vote against a trade deal between the EU and South American countries [...]
August 23, 2019
Bringing home the bacon: Peppa Pig maker Entertainment One’s share price soars after Hasbro deal
Bringing home the bacon: Peppa Pig maker Entertainment One’s share price soars after Hasbro deal
Peppa Pig maker Entertainment One soared by almost a third on the exchange this morning as it yesterday announced a [...]
August 23, 2019
Putin critic Navalny freed from jail
Putin critic Navalny freed from jail
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been released from prison, his spokesperson confirmed this morning. Navalny, President Putin’s most prominent [...]
August 23, 2019
Deutsche Bank fined $16m over US corruption charges
Deutsche Bank fined $16m over US corruption charges
Deutsche Bank settled for more than $16m with US authorities yesterday amid charges it had hired the relatives of foreign [...]
August 23, 2019
Eddie Stobart fires boss and suspends shares after accounting scandal
Eddie Stobart fires boss and suspends shares after accounting scandal
Eddie Stobart parted ways with its chief executive and suspended trading in its shares this morning after a multi million-pound [...]
August 23, 2019
RBS and Santander rapped over PPI reminders
RBS and Santander rapped over PPI reminders
Santander and the Ryal Bank of Scotland apologised to customers today as the UK’s competition watchdog scolded them for not [...]
August 23, 2019
Premier Oil prepares to sell Mexican field stake as profits jump
Premier Oil prepares to sell Mexican field stake as profits jump
Premier Oil today revealed it would sell a stake in a Mexican offshore field as it chips away at its [...]
August 22, 2019
ISS and Glass Lewis back Barrick’s bid for Acacia
ISS and Glass Lewis back Barrick’s bid for Acacia
Two major proxy advisers have lent their support to Barrick Gold as it waits for Acacia Mining’s shareholders to vote [...]
August 22, 2019
Astrazeneca buys drug fast-track voucher for $95m
Astrazeneca buys drug fast-track voucher for $95m
Astrazeneca splashed out $95m today to get one of its drugs fast-tracked through the approval process in the US. The [...]
August 22, 2019