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Govt and Apple to sign agreement for payment of €13bn

Govt and Apple to sign agreement for payment of €13bn

The European Commission has said that Apple had received favourable tax terms in Ireland that amounted to state aid. The payments should be completed by September. Both Ireland and Apple appealed the ruling. The signing of the Escrow Framework Deed by the Minister for Finance and Apple allows for the appointment of the Escrow Agent/Custodian and the Investment Managers.


Eurosceptics fear 'customs partnership' may become customs union

Eurosceptics fear 'customs partnership' may become customs union

Any changes to the bill will return to the elected House of Commons for debate, likely in May, when pro-European members of the ruling Conservative party will have to decide whether to make a stand. Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Mrs May had been "totally clear right from the outset". May could threaten to ask parliament to call an election if she loses a vote on the customs union, or she could threaten to resign.


Wealth manager marketing concerns ahead of GDPR

Wealth manager marketing concerns ahead of GDPR

Earlier this month, the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) reported that it was investigating 30 organisations as part of an inquiry into the use of personal data and analytics for political and commercial purposes. Segment also can implement user data requests, Sperandio said, in the integrated applications that have "exposed deletion end points". The study also found that a majority of individuals across the globe think it would be appropriate for the government to step in given ...


Motorcycle used by Palestinian lecturer's assassins recovered

Motorcycle used by Palestinian lecturer's assassins recovered

While many parties pointed to Israeli intelligence agency Mossad as being behind the assassination , theories abound about the hit, including Dr Fadi's expertise in weapons and links to the Islamist organisation Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip.


USA stocks tumble, erasing an early gain; bond yields climb

USA stocks tumble, erasing an early gain; bond yields climb

Treasuries US10YT=RR rose to their highest level since January 2014 amid concerns over the growing supply of government debt and accelerating inflation. Walmart dipped 0.6 percent to $86.44. The CEO of Sears, Eddie Lampert, called for the struggling retailer to sell the Kenmore brand and its home improvement business.



Shareholder Balyasny Asset Management LLC Decreased Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Stake

Trading volume can assist a shareholder to identify momentum in stock and confirm a trend. About 7.89M shares traded. ( NYSE :CXP) has declined 7.43% since April 23, 2017 and is downtrending. The institutional investor held 1.74M shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $105.81 million, down from 1.93M at the end of the previous reported quarter.