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January 19, 2017 12:06 PM Theresa May reaction: What did Davos delegates make of the speech?

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, UK Prime Minister Theresa May's speech has been given top billing. She's in the central hall - the largest space available - to accommodate the hundreds of people desperate to glean any further details on how she's going to manage the UK's EU exit. And of course hear how exactly she's going to help narrow the inequality 17

January 19, 2017 11:05 AM Lloyd's of London says India reinsurance branch to open by April

LONDON Jan 19 Lloyd's of London said on Thursday it received final regulatory approval for its reinsurance branch in India and will open in time for April reinsurance renewals. Lloyd's, the world's largest specialty insurance market, has been expanding in emerging markets to try and regain declining market share. "Lloyd's will help to share and develop 16

January 19, 2017 10:50 AM European Leaders Cautious About Region’s Economic Recovery

Elections in Germany, France and possibility Italy could throw a wrench into continent’s rebound DAVOS, Switzerland—In a clear break with upbeat sentiment among U.S. executives, European corporate leaders and policy makers gathered here expressed concern that an antiestablishment wave amid a string of important national elections could endanger the region’s 18

January 19, 2017 10:38 AM May Pitches Brexit U.K. as Global Cheerleader for Free Trade

Theresa May pitched post-Brexit Britain as a champion of globalization and free trade, saying she wants to defend the “rules-based international system.” “The U.K. will step up to a new leadership role as the strongest and most forceful advocate for business, free markets and free trade anywhere in the world,” the prime minister said in a speech to the World 17

January 19, 2017 9:43 AM Yellen speech bolsters dollar after Trump's mixed messages

LONDON The dollar held firm against most of its major rivals on Thursday after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen halted its worst run in five months by promising a "few" rises in U.S interest rates this year. The greenback gained as much as 2 percent on Wednesday after Yellen's speech, which turned investors back to the narrative of strong 13

January 19, 2017 9:32 AM May says Britain faces momentous change as it leaves EU

DAVOS, Switzerland Britain is facing a period of momentous change following its decision to leave the European Union and will need to forge a new role in the world, Prime Minister Theresa May told the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday. May, who has said Britain wants a "bold and ambitious" trade agreement with the EU when it leaves the bloc, said Britain 18

January 18, 2017 8:30 PM Iranian bodybuilder jailed for posting revealing photos of herself online

The Islamic Republic arrested and jailed a female bodybuilder after she published revealing photos of herself online, Iranian media reported Wednesday. "One of the female bodybuilders who recently published nude photographs on social networks has been arrested," the Mizanonline news agency reported. But in Iran, “nude” can refer to women who are not wearing 15

January 18, 2017 7:18 PM Goldman could move up to 1,000 London staff to Frankfurt -Handelsblatt

BERLIN Jan 18 Goldman Sachs is considering moving up to 1,000 staff from London to Frankfurt because of concerns over Britain's vote to leave the European Union, Germany's Handelsblatt newspaper reported on Thursday, citing financial sources. The U.S. bank is considering halving its London staff to 3,000 and moving key operations to New York and continental 16

January 18, 2017 5:59 PM EU mergers and takeovers (Jan 18)

-- U.S. healthcare company Johnson & Johnson to acquire U.S. peer Abbot Laboratories' eye-surgery unit (notified Jan. 17/deadline Feb. 21) -- Japanese electronics products maker Sharp, which is a unit of Taiwanese conglomerate Hon Hai, to acquire a majority stake in UMC from Skytec UMC (notified Jan. 17/deadline Feb. 21/simplified) -- German cement producers 17

January 18, 2017 4:37 PM UBS Chairman says 1,000 London-based employees could be hit by Brexit: BBC

LONDON UBS (UBSG.S) Chairman Axel Weber has said that around 1,000 of the Swiss bank's 5,000 employees based in London could be impacted by Britain's exit from the European Union. "We have roughly 5,000 people in London. Real passporting business is probably down to about 1,000 of those employees in London and for them we have to look at what the ultimate 18