Économie

AbbVie looks beyond Humira with $63 bln deal for Botox-maker Allergan

AbbVie looks beyond Humira with $63 bln deal for Botox-maker Allergan Saunders has been under pressure over the past year to break up the company, with activist investor David Tepper running a campaign to urge Allergan to hire an independent chairman. AbbVie shares were trading down 10.5 per cent at $70.50, while Allergan shares were up almost 28.4 per cent in early trading. That amounts to $188.24 per share, or a 45% premium to Allergan's closing price Monda... [Full Article...]

India Reserve Bank Deputy Head Quits Over Differences With Modi Cabinet

India Reserve Bank Deputy Head Quits Over Differences With Modi Cabinet But he stayed on. Acharya had warned in a speech on October 26 that undermining the central bank's independence could be potentially catastrophic. Mr. This is the second high-profile resignation in the past seven months at the RBI. He had further said that while the theme of independence is of great sensitivity, it is of even greater importance to the country's economic prospects. [Full Article...]

Eldorado Resorts buying Caesars, Harrah's

Eldorado Resorts buying Caesars, Harrah's Meanwhile Eldorado Resorts, with a current market value of $4 billion and a long-term debt of just over $3 billion (as of the end of March), now owns 26 properties in 12 different states (though none in Las Vegas ). Golden Nugget owner Tilman Fertitta proposed merging his restaurant and casino empire with Caesars past year, but was rejected by Caesars . Eldorado operates 26 gambling propert... [Full Article...]

Ruling party candidate concedes Istanbul mayor election

Ruling party candidate concedes Istanbul mayor election His relentlessly upbeat campaign paid off with an emphatic win on tonight, extending his margin of victory from just 13,000 votes in March to more than 775,000. The ruling party still controls 25 of Istanbul's 39 districts and a majority in the municipal assembly. The lira jumped after the Turkish opposition candidate secured a landslide victory in a rerun of mayoral elections in Istanbul , p... [Full Article...]

Air Canada: Woman wakes up alone on dark, parked plane

Air Canada: Woman wakes up alone on dark, parked plane She said the incident had left her anxious and scared and she has had difficulty sleeping since. Ms Adams said on Facebook that she woke up "around midnight [a few hours after the flight landed] freezing cold still trapped in my seat in complete darkness". [Full Article...]

Carrefour vend 80 % de ses activités en Chine — Grande distribution

Carrefour vend 80 % de ses activités en Chine — Grande distribution Présent en Chine depuis 1995, Carrefour Chine compte 210 hypermarchés et 24 magasins de proximité . La transaction devrait être bouclée à la fin de l'année, sous réserve du feu vert des autorités chinoises de la concurrence. Cette entité a généré en 2018 un chiffre d'affaires de 3,6 milliards d'euros, en repli depuis trois ans et de 10% en 2018 par rapport à 2017. L'accord signé ce dimanche e... [Full Article...]

US President Trump says he avoided a retaliatiory strike on Iran

US President Trump says he avoided a retaliatiory strike on Iran I am in no hurry, our Military is rebuilt, new, and ready to go, by far the best in the world", he wrote in a tweet , but added that the US was "cocked & loaded to retaliate". Iran has denied involvement. The National Security Agency would not discuss Iranian cyber actions specifically, but said in a statement to the AP on Friday that "there have been serious issues with malicious Iranian c... [Full Article...]

Air Canada reviewing how crew left passenger on parked plane

Adams wrote about the ordeal on a Facebook post where she outlined what happened and how the incident had affected her. A woman said she woke up from her flight only to find the plane was empty and dark. I can tell you how terrifying this was... But her joy at getting it open was short-lived as when she looked out the door, she found herself looking at around a 50-foot drop to the concre... [Full Article...]

Facebook met with Fed officials before unveiling Libra, Powell confirms

Facebook met with Fed officials before unveiling Libra, Powell confirms Those born under the " Libra " astrological sign are voicing opposition to the name given to the social network's forthcoming digital currency , unveiled Tuesday . With so many adversarial situations trying pull down shutters on cryptocurrencies, it seems that the journey of Facebook's Libra in India may have already come to a premature end. [Full Article...]

Apple says U.S. tariffs on China would backfire

Apple says U.S. tariffs on China would backfire China is a crucial cog in Apple's business, the origin of most of its iPhones and iPads, as well as its largest global market, but US President Donald Trump has threatened Beijing with new tariffs on about US$300 billion of Chinese goods, an act that would escalate tensions while levying a punitive tax on Apple's most profitable product. [Full Article...]

Fed opens door to rate cut amid growing 'uncertainties'

Fed opens door to rate cut amid growing 'uncertainties' Clarida said there was "broad agreement" that the case for rate increases had grown stronger in recent weeks. The Dollar had already been under pressure in the wake of the Fed's latest policy event which saw Powell and his team indicate they were ready to start cutting interest rates, markets are now expecting two interest rate cuts in 2019 with the first coming as early as July. [Full Article...]

L’avenir de l’EPR de Flamanville de plus en plus incertain

L’avenir de l’EPR de Flamanville de plus en plus incertain Verdict: elles devront être réparées. "Dans un communiqué très bref daté du 20 juin, EDF a répondu "[prendre] connaissance de la décision de l'ASN ", et "[analyser] actuellement les conséquences de cette décision sur le planning et le coût de l'EPR de Flamanville ". [Full Article...]

Apple Recalls Older MacBook Pros Over Fire Risk

Apple Recalls Older MacBook Pros Over Fire Risk Apple added that no other 15-inch MacBook Pro units or other Mac notebooks are affected by the recall . You can determine which model you have by choosing " About This Mac " from the Apple menu in the upper-left corner of your display. This flaw doesn't affect newer MacBooks, so if you've recently bought one of the new MacBook Pro models with the Touch Bar, you should be safe. The company say... [Full Article...]

Les syndicats dénoncent une "réforme injuste" — Chômage

Les syndicats dénoncent une L'importante refonte de l'assurance chômage , présentée mardi par le gouvernement, fait râler tous les partenaires sociaux. Parmi les pistes, celle d'un durcissement de l'accès à l'assurance chômage en faisant passer de 4 mois travaillés sur les 28 derniers à 6 mois sur 24, a fait bondir les syndicats. [Full Article...]

Le drone américain "a violé l'espace" iranien, affirme Téhéran, coordonnées à l'appui

Le drone américain La tension entre Washington et Téhéran est extrême, après plusieurs attaques récurrentes contre des pétroliers dans le Golfe depuis plus d'un mois. Puis, il avait fait savoir qu'il n'excluait pas une réponse américaine au drone abattu. L'Iran a abattu un drone américain au-dessus du détroit d'Ormuz. Selon la télévision d'État iranienne, cette zone se trouve dans la région du port de Jask (sur... [Full Article...]

Une nouvelle vidéo-choc met en scène des vaches " à hublot "

Une nouvelle vidéo-choc met en scène des vaches Dans une nouvelle vidéo commentée par l'animateur Nagui, L215 a publié les images tournées entre février et mai 2019 dans la station expérimentale de Sourches , appartenant au groupe agro-industriel Avril , située sur la commune de Saint-Symphorien ( Sarthe ). [Full Article...]

USD/CAD - Canadian Dollar Rides Fed Wave

USD/CAD - Canadian Dollar Rides Fed Wave And if that happens, the loonie should begin to creep closer to the greenback. Amid all the uncertainty in Fed's outlook, the US economy remains strong despite slower growth, said James Ragan, director of wealth management research at D.A. [Full Article...]

Canada PM approves controversial oil pipeline expansion

Canada PM approves controversial oil pipeline expansion Assuming work on the expansion resumes this year, the expanded pipeline could be in service in early 2022. But much of the speech was devoted to an election-style listing of his government's economic accomplishments over the past three years - a federal election is expected in October. [Full Article...]

Adidas' three stripes not recognizable enough for trademark rules European Union court

Adidas' three stripes not recognizable enough for trademark rules European Union court Three years ago, the top European Union court decided the company may be able to fight the use by rivals of parallel stripes on the side of sports shoes. However, it was challenged by Belgian company Shoe Branding Europe , with which Adidas has been in a decade-long dispute. The General court found that the stripes do not make up a pattern composed of a series of regularly repetitive elemen... [Full Article...]

Auto price war and falling airfares cool United Kingdom inflation

Auto price war and falling airfares cool United Kingdom inflation But while market expectations were met, other data sets suggest inflation pressures are growing. "In the near term at least, an unsettled United Kingdom domestic political environment and a hard global economic environment reinforce the case for unchanged interest rates, while recent markedly oil prices are a benign development on the inflation front and increase scope for a cautious approach ... [Full Article...]


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