France’s Macron says Europe looking at ‘new tax cuts’ to stimulate growth
French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech on environment and social equality to business leaders on the eve of the G7 summit in Paris, France August 23, 2019. Michel Spingler/Pool via REUTERSBIARRITZ, France (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday Europe will “probably” decide to launch new tax cuts to kick-start a flagging…
Tunisia’s Karoui still presidential candidate despite arrest: electoral commission
TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian media magnate Nabil Karoui remains in the race for next month’s presidential election despite his arrest on Friday, the electoral commission said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Nabil Karoui, businessman and owner of the private channel Nessma TV, submits his candidacy for the presidential election in Tunis, Tunisia, August 2, 2019. Picture…
British office space provider IWG plans $3.68 billion U.S. float- report
Aug 24 (Reuters) - British office space provider IWG Plc is planning to list its U.S. arm in New York for three billion pounds ($3.68 billion), Sky News reported on Saturday. IWG's Chief Executive Officer Mark Dixon is holding talks with investment banks on creating an independent unit, which is expected to be a publicly…
ECB’s Weidmann sees no need for economic stimulus: newspaper
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany’s economy has weakened but it is too early for major economic stimulus from the government or the European Central Bank, Bundesbank President and ECB policymaker Jens Weidmann was quoted as saying on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: German Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann presents the annual 2018 report in Frankfurt, Germany, February 27, 2019.…
(Repeats story from Aug. 23 with no changes to text) By Ann Saphir and Trevor Hunnicutt JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug 23 (Reuters) - Donald Trump once accused the Federal Reserve of not having a “feel” for the market and compared Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell to a golfer who can’t putt, but on Friday it…