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Arch-euroskeptic Farage leads march over Brexit betrayal

“Farage defended that decision and said as a member of the European Parliament he may have to take part in a vote on whether to approve the Brexit deal” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. SUNDERLAND, England (Reuters) – Nigel Farage, the politician who probably did more than anyone else to force Britain’s referendum on membership of the European Union, joined protesters at the start of a 270-mile march over what they call a betrayal of the Brexit vote. Source: 95kqds.com

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Source: EU to announce an antitrust fine related to Google’s AdSense next week that is expected to be much smaller than fines for Android and shopping search

“Last year, Vestager slapped a record 4.34 billion euro ($4.91 billion) fine on Google for using its popular Android mobile operating system to block rivals” writes Min Read for reuters.com. That following a 2.4 billion euro fine imposed on the company in 2017 for blocking rivals of shopping comparison websites.BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Alphabet unit Google is likely to be hit with a third EU antitrust fine next week related to its AdSense advertising service, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, with the sanction expected to be much…

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Google faces third EU antitrust fine next week: source

“Last year, Vestager slapped a record 4.34 billion euro ($4.91 billion) fine on Google for using its popular Android mobile operating system to block rivals” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. That following a 2.4 billion euro fine imposed on the company in 2017 for blocking rivals of shopping comparison websites.BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Alphabet unit Google is likely to be hit with a third EU antitrust fine next week related to its AdSense advertising service, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, with the sanction expected to be…

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Dollar a tad softer ahead of European markets open

“It’s a bit more of a quiet start to the day but commentary coming out of China in support of its economy is helping to boost risk sentiment in Asia and that is helping to give the aussie and kiwi a lift higher as well” reports forexlive.com. The dollar is sitting at the bottom of the major currencies bloc as it reverses overnight gains with the Chinese yuan also holding steady against the greenback in light of the same reasoning above for the aussie and kiwi. Meanwhile, the yen is…

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US president criticises May for ‘how badly’ Brexit talks have gone

“Varadkar, sitting alongside Trump at the White House, said he looked forward to discussing Brexit with Trump and that he would like to see a European trade deal with the United States” writes Guardian Staff for theguardian.com. Trump has previously been critical of May’s Brexit deal, warning that it could “kill” a bilateral trade agreement between the US and the UK. But he now he says: “The potential is unlimited!”. Lawmakers have committed the country to staying in the bloc unless a divorce deal is ratified. Source: theguardian.com

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UK’s Hammond says possible EU will insist on long Brexit delay

“LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Philip Hammond said the European Union might insist on a long delay to Brexit if the UK government requests an extension to the process” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. On Wednesday, Britain’s parliament rejected leaving the EU without a deal, further weakening Prime Minister Theresa May and paving the way for a vote that could delay Brexit until at least the end of June.”This is not in our control and the European Union is signaling that only if we have a deal is…

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INTL FCStone Acquires CoinInvest & European Precious Metal Trading

“INTL FCStone operates one of the largest FX prime brokerages, whereas CoinInvest GmbH and European Precious Metal Trading GmbH are online providers of gold, silver, platinum and palladium products to financial advisors, private individuals and institutional investors” writes Celeste Skinner for financemagnates.com. The financial firm’s precious metals division provides its clients with trading capabilities and access to metals markets through its offices in London, Singapore, Shanghai and Dubai.INTL FCStone, a global brokerage and financial services firm, announced this Wednesday that its subsidiary INTL Netherlands B.V. has executed a sale and…

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Spotify Files Complaint Against Apple With European Regulators Over ‘Unfair’ App Store Practices

“This is a big deal given there are over a billion active iOS devices.As an alternative, if Spotify chooses not to collect payments via the App Store , Ek notes that Apple “applies a series of technical and experience-limiting restrictions” on the company” writes Am Pdt for macrumors.com. Spotify has filed a complaint against Apple with the European Commission, accusing the iPhone maker of enforcing App Store rules that “purposely limit choice and stifle innovation at the expense of the user experience” and “acting as both a player and referee…

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