Tag Archives: Europe

Ireland pulls multimillion-euro investment from six Israeli companies

The decision applies to shareholdings of 2.95 million euros in six companies: Bank Hapoalim BM, Bank Leumi-le Israel BM, Israel Discount Bank, Mizrahi Tefahot Bank Ltd, First International Bank, and Rami Levi CN Stores. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar speaks at the EPP Congress in Bucharest, Romania, on March 7, 2024. (AP) The Irish government has withdrawn millions of euros …

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SocGen, AllianceBernstein Launch Their Cash Equities JV

PARIS (Reuters) – Societe Generale, France’s third-biggest listed bank, and U.S. asset manager AllianceBernstein officially launched their joint venture in the cash equities and equity research businesses, the two companies said on Tuesday. The move, initiated by SocGen’s CEO Slawomir Krupa shortly before he took the reins of the French bank, is part of the company’s efforts to keep up …

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UAE Considers Investment in European Nuclear Power Projects

The state-owned nuclear energy group of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has expressed interest in supporting nuclear power projects in Europe. The news comes just weeks after the fourth unit of the emirate’s only nuclear power plant, the Barakah station (a POWER Top Plant in 2021), began delivering electricity to the grid. The Khaleej Times, a Middle East news service, …

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Oil Prices Advance as Investors Reassess US Inventories Data

TOKYO (Reuters) – Global oil prices edged up on Thursday, recovering from two consecutive sessions of decline, as investors reassessed the latest U.S. crude oil and gasoline inventories data and returned to buying mode. Brent crude futures for May were up 29 cents, or 0.34%, at $86.38 a barrel while the more actively traded June contract rose 28 cents, or …

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India’s Jumbotail nets $18m: The Week in AgriFoodTech

It’s a jam-packed week for agrifoodtech with World Agri-Tech wrapping yesterday and Future Food-Tech kicking off today over in San Francisco. Elsewhere in the world, Indian B2B ecommerce startup Jumbotail raised new funds despite a tough market, while multiple agrifood corporates announced new investment initiatives. A Jumbotail fulfillment center. Image credit: Jumbotail Foodtech funding 🇮🇳 India-based Jumbotail nets $18m amid …

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