Why some hedge funds are warming towards Europe – Financial Times

Why some hedge funds are warming towards Europe – Financial Times

Investors expecting “more of the same” from equity markets could be in for a shock next year. For much of the past decade there has been little reason to question the orthodoxy of buying and holding stocks, preferably in the US and particularly those in growth sectors, such as technology. Europe, in contrast, has been […]

Europe must uphold key EU law protecting freshwater fishes – EURACTIV

Europe must uphold key EU law protecting freshwater fishes – EURACTIV

Europe is no exception to the decline in freshwater biodiversity, due to many threats such as agricultural pollution, or the overwhelming development of hydropower, writes Dr Steven Weiss. Dr Steven Weiss is an associate professor at the Institute of Biology, University of Graz, Austria. He specialises in the study of freshwater fishes. I, along with […]

Major European Investors Urge EU to Enshrine Climate Goal in Law – The New York Times

Major European Investors Urge EU to Enshrine Climate Goal in Law – The New York Times

BRUSSELS — European investors representing over six trillion euros in assets are calling on European Union governments to speed up efforts to enshrine the EU’s 2050 climate neutrality goal in law. In a letter, 44 firms, including Allianz, Handelsbanken, Aberdeen Investment and Aegon NV, said a law would give investors more confidence to make long-term […]

Brazil association takes fight against Embraer-Boeing deal to Europe – Nasdaq

Brazil association takes fight against Embraer-Boeing deal to Europe – Nasdaq

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS, Dec 5 (Reuters) – An association representing minority investors in Brazil is lobbying European antitrust regulators to spike a deal between planemakers Embraer SA EMBR3.SA and Boeing Co BA.N, calling it a killer acquisition. Aurelio Valporto, the head of minority investor association Abradin, said the European Commission should block Boeing’s […]

What impression European welfare states made on the leaders of former colonies – D+C Development and Cooperation

What impression European welfare states made on the leaders of former colonies – D+C Development and Cooperation

European welfare states influenced the narratives and policies in many developing countries, including those that gained independence after World War II. On the one hand, anti-colonial movements in Asia, Africa and Latin America were critical of their former political masters. On the other hand, the new inclusiveness and social fairness that was evident in Europe […]

Will Real Madrid Abandon La Liga? Its President Maps a Way Out – The New York Times

Will Real Madrid Abandon La Liga? Its President Maps a Way Out – The New York Times

Real Madrid’s president, Florentino Pérez, recently held talks with officials from some of Europe’s leading soccer clubs, as well as the FIFA president, Gianni Infantino, to outline his vision for the sport. What he is proposing, according to people familiar with the conversations, is nothing less than a groundbreaking power shift in the club game. […]

Europe Accuses Iran of Missile Violations, and U.S. Says 1,000 Killed in Protests – The New York Times

Europe Accuses Iran of Missile Violations, and U.S. Says 1,000 Killed in Protests – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — In a rare rebuke of Iran after more than a year of trying to bridge the divisions between Washington and Tehran, three European powers accused Iran of testing ballistic missiles intended to avoid missile defenses in violation of United Nations resolutions that urge Iran not to develop “nuclear capable” systems. The action came […]

Instagram and Facebook are down for THOUSANDS across the US and Europe in second outage of the week – Daily Mail

Instagram and Facebook down for THOUSANDS across the US and Europe in second outage of the week Thousands of Instagram and Facebook users are reporting problems  Issues including News Feeds failing to load and problems singing in This is the second significant outage since Thanksgiving Day  By James Pero For Dailymail.com Published: 20:06 GMT, 5 December […]

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