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Barclays to cut investment bankers’ bonuses: FT

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FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the trading floor of Barclays Bank at Canary Wharf in London, Britain December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson (Reuters) – Barclays Plc is planning to cut bonuses for investment bankers as it steps up its defense against activist investor Edward Bramson ahead of next week’s annual meeting, the Financial Times reported Read More

Climate-change protesters disrupt London docklands train service

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LONDON (Reuters) – Two environmental activists climbed onto the roof of a train in London’s Canary Wharf financial district on Wednesday as part of a third day of action to force Britain to take more radical measures to avert climate change. Climate change activists demonstrate during the Extinction Rebellion protest, at Canary Wharf DLR station Read More

Climate change protesters climb on train at London’s Canary Wharf

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Climate change activists demonstrate during the Extinction Rebellion protest, at Canary Wharf DLR station in London, Britain April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Two climate change activists climbed onto the roof of a train at Canary Wharf’s Docklands Light Railway station in London as part of a third day of action to pressure Read More

CWT International defaults on $179 million loan, parent HNA sees no impact on business

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – CWT International Ltd, a unit of China’s indebted HNA Group Co Ltd, said on Tuesday it defaulted on a HK$1.4 billion ($179 million) loan, and that it has less than 24 hours to pay funds due or lose assets pledged as collateral. FILE PHOTO: The HNA Group logo is seen on Read More

How to create connections at work in the age of isolation

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – If an overflowing inbox is killing your productivity at the office, you are not alone. FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen in an office tower in the Canary Wharf financial district at dusk in London, Britain, November 17, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo Well, maybe you are, but not in the way you Read More

EU watchdog fines Fitch record 5.13 million euros

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LONDON (Reuters) – The European Union’s markets watchdog has fined credit rating agency Fitch a record 5.13 million euros ($5.78 million) for breaching rules aimed at avoiding conflicts of interest. FILE PHOTO: The Fitch Ratings logo is seen at their offices at Canary Wharf financial district in London,Britain, March 3, 2016. REUTERS/Reinhard Krause/File Photo The Read More

Exclusive: Told U.S. security at risk, Chinese firm seeks to sell Grindr dating app

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(Reuters) – Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd is seeking to sell Grindr LLC, the popular gay dating app it has owned since 2016, after a U.S. government national security panel raised concerns about its ownership, according to people familiar with the matter. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) Read More

JPMorgan asks 300 staff to move if no Brexit deal: source

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FILE PHOTO: A man walks into the JP Morgan headquarters at Canary Wharf in London May 11, 2012. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – JPMorgan is asking around 300 staff in its London office to sign new contracts that will require them to move to one of the bank’s other hubs in the European Union Read More

UK economy dodges no-deal Brexit hit, for now

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s economy has struggled beneath the weight of Brexit uncertainty for nearly three years, but many business leaders would probably be relieved just to have more of the same for the next few months. FILE PHOTO: People walk through the Canary Wharf financial district of London, Britain, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson Read More

Brexit spurs biggest cut in UK business investment in 10 years: BCC

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LONDON (Reuters) – British companies look set to cut investment by the most in 10 years in 2019 because of Brexit, even if Prime Minister Theresa May gets a deal to ease the country out of the bloc, an employers group said on Monday. A man stands near the Canary Wharf business district, in east Read More