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Economy

Iran says reversal of nuclear deal not possible

Other Arab leaders welcome Donald Trump’s victory IFM Correspondent November 11, 2016: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said that US president-elect Trump will not be able to reverse the nuclear deal. He said there is ‘no possibility’ of the nuclear deal being annulled. “The US no longer has the capacity to create Iranophobia and to create...
Economy

EU and Canada sign historic free trade agreement

CETA was almost derailed by objections from the Wallonia region in Belgium November 4, 2016: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau flew to Brussels on the weekend to attend an EU-Canada Summit which had been delayed for three days because of opposition in Belgium to the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). Belgium came back to...
Economy

Canadian economy at stake over landmark trade deal with EU

Canada and the EU remain hopeful that CETA, the EU’s most ambitious free trade deal, can still go through IFM Correspondent October 25, 2016: The Canadian economy has been facing a serious slump due to a number of reasons. To add to its woes, negotiations over a key trade deal – the Comprehensive Economic and...
Fintech

Verizon to buy Yahoo for $4.8 billion

Yahoo to sell its email service, news, sports in addition to its advertising tools IFM Correspondent July 25, 2016: Yahoo’s board has agreed to sell the company’s core internet operations and land holdings to Verizon Communications for $4.8 billion. After the sale, Yahoo shareholders will be left with about $41 billion in investments in the...
Economy

Iran to buy around 100 aircraft from Boeing

Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya However, the deal may take time to come through as there are objections from various quarters June 16, 2016: Iran has finalised a deal with Boeing to buy passenger planes from the US aircraft manufacturer as part of an ongoing effort to upgrade its civil aircraft fleet. Though the deal has not...
Business Leaders

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn

IFM Correspondent But even after the deal is sealed, LinkedIn will continue to function independently June 14, 2016: Microsoft on Monday announced a $26.2 billion deal to acquire professional networking platform LinkedIn for $196 per share. The market gave a mixed reaction to the announcement. While shares of LinkedIn surged 47 percent to near $193,...
Economy

What to expect in 2017

OMFIF believes Trump’s ‘wayward behaviour and rhetoric’ will exacerbate the damage in geopolitics and economics IFM Correspondent January 2, 2017: The year 2016 was filled with action. The Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF), a research firm, expects 2017 to be along the same lines. Many lines of political and economic risk intersect the...