After winning the German presidency for her fourth term, Angela Merkel must weld a coalition government or have a minority rule with the most far-right politicians seen in 50 decades.
Ireland is a potential beneficiary as businesses relocate from the UK post-Brexit, but this is undermined by the threatened disruption and complexities that increasingly appear to be a likely consequence.
Europe’s introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) next May will have implications for businesses around the world and US corporates should start getting ready if they haven’t already done so.
A study of the leadership pipeline at the UK’s FTSE 100 corporates shows modest progress, but many top companies still have no ethnic minority presence.
The world’s third-largest economy expanded by 1.0% in the second quarter of 2017 over Q1, giving an annual rise of 4.0% in gross domestic product for the year to June.
Politicians have united in urging the Reserve Bank of Australia to lend its backing to the digital currency by officially recognising it.
The majority of the region’s 28 member states report that the situation has worsened over the past year, reports business management consultant Verisk Maplecroft.
More than $140,000 worth of bitcoins paid by victims of the May ransomware attack has been withdrawn from digital wallets nearly three months later.
In the competition between EU financial centres to attract business from London post-Brexit, Frankfurt has already scored several significant wins.
Global merger and acquisition deals totalled US$1.4 trillion over the first six months of 2017, a “modest decline” of 4% on a year earlier reports EY.