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Ramla Soni

Ramla Soni comes from a background of wealth management specialising in areas including fintech, sport, business and finance, lifestyle and the global economy. Personal interests include: researching, networking, social media, travel, music, fashion, sport and lifestyle

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Quilter
Quilter to sell international unit

UK wealth manager offloads international business to focus on core UK high net worth customers

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Asia's factory
Factory production in Asia grows

Japan and South Korea lead the way in Asian manufacturing recovery, according to purchasing manager indexes

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European stocks
European stocks approach record high

Positive sentiment around manufacturing, banking and energy helps boost share prices across euro zone

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Google
Google takes action against fake news with €25m contribution to EU fund

Google will contribute €25m to the European Media and Information Fund in a bid to tackle misinformation and fake news, the company said

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Ericsson
Ericsson opens Canadian lab to test new 5G tech

Sweden’s Ericsson is opening a lab in Ottawa, Canada, to work on new 5G radio access networks (RAN) technologies

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Hitachi
Hitachi to acquire software developer GlobalLogic for $9.6bn

Hitachi is acquiring US software company GlobalLogic for $9.6bn, as the Japanese industrial conglomerate looks to expand into digital services

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Global chip shortage
Home appliance makers hit by global chip shortage

A global shortage of chips is now hitting home appliance makers as they are unable to meet demand

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Bank of Japan
Bank of Japan to study climate change risks in bank examinations

The Bank of Japan has said it will look at climate change risks during its bank examinations for the year beginning in April

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German flying taxi start-up Lilium
German aircraft taxi start-up Lilium to get Nasdaq listing via $3.3bn reverse merger

German flying taxi start-up Lilium is to list on the US stock market via a reverse merger with Qell Acquisition Corp

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Alibaba-backed Energy Monster
China’s Energy Monster in legal ownership dispute ahead of US listing

Chinese mobile device charging startup backed by Alibaba and SoftBank, Energy Monster, is caught up in an ownership dispute that could affect its Nasdaq IPO listing, one already hindered by new US regulations to delist foreign companies

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China coal
China generated 53 per cent of global coal-fired power in 2020, study shows

China generated more than half of the world’s total coal-fired power in 2020, nine percentage points more than five years earlier, a global data study showed.

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European and Asian stocks
European and Asian stocks rise on global economic recovery optimism

European stocks reached a nearly record high on growing hopes of a global economic recovery, while Credit Suisse fell following a warning of ‘significant’ losses from exiting positions

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UK retail sales
UK retail sales rise in February as people prepare for lockdown easing

Retail sales in the UK rose 2.1 per cent last month after a steep fall of 8.2 per cent in January, the Office for National Statistics said

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Aviva
Allianz buys Aviva’s Polish business for $2.9bn

Germany’s Allianz has bought Aviva’s Polish operation for €2.5bn in cash

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Oil prices
Oil prices rise on Suez Canal blockage concerns

Oil prices rose about two per cent on growing fears that it could take weeks to remove a huge container ship blocking the Suez Canal

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