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StanChart sees China slowdown, trade war fears receding, eyes digital push

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Fears over a slowdown in Chinese economic growth and the impact of the Sino-United States trade tensions are “receding a bit”, the chief executive of London-based bank Standard Chartered, which makes the bulk of its revenue in Asia, said. Standard Chartered PLC Group Chief Executive Bill Winters attends the China Development Read More

Standard Chartered CEO says fears of China growth slowdown, trade war are receding

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Standard Chartered PLC Group Chief Executive Bill Winters attends the China Development Forum in Beijing, China March 23, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter HONG KONG (Reuters) – Standard Chartered PLC Chief Executive Bill Winters said fears over a slowdown in China’s economic growth and the impact of the Sino-U.S. trade tensions are “receding a bit”. “China has Read More

Trump foe Avenatti charged with trying to extort $20 million from Nike

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Attorney Michael Avenatti, who represented adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles with U.S. President Donald Trump, was charged on Monday with what prosecutors said was an attempt to “shake down” Nike Inc for over $20 million. Avenatti, who was also hit with separate embezzlement and fraud charges in Read More

Trump foe Michael Avenatti sought to extort $20 million from Nike: prosecutors

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Attorney Michael Avenatti, who represented adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles with U.S. President Donald Trump, was charged on Monday with what prosecutors said was an attempt to “shake down” Nike Inc for over $20 million. Avenatti, who was also hit with separate federal charges alleging embezzlement and Read More

Trump critic Michael Avenatti arrested in $20 million Nike 'shakedown': prosecutors

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles with U.S. President Donald Trump, was charged Monday with extortion in what prosecutors called an attempt to “shake down” Nike Inc for over $20 million. Avenatti, who was also hit with separate federal charges alleging embezzlement Read More

Positive German data tempers equity selloff, safe havens in demand

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LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks hit a 12-day trough on Monday as fears for economic growth sent investors dashing for safe-haven assets, but the selloff lost some momentum after better-than-expected data from Germany. The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, March 22, 2019. REUTERS/Staff The Ifo Read More

Teacher who gives away 80% of his salary is named the world's best

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A maths and physics teacher from rural Kenya who donates most of his salary to help the poor has been named the best teacher in the world. Peter Tabichi received the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize for his efforts in turning around the fortunes of Keriko secondary school, located in an impoverished village in the Read More

Exclusive: Telecom equipment provider Avaya considers leveraged buyout – sources

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(Reuters) – Telecommunications equipment and software vendor Avaya Holdings Corp is considering a leveraged buyout offer from a private equity firm that values it at more than $5 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. The sign at Avaya Inc. offices and lab in Westminster, Colorado is seen January 23, 2007. Read More