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Germany's environment minister on Thursday called for a complete overall of proposed European Union rules on which types of energy should be labelled as green after Brussels policymakers ignored German objections to the inclusion of nuclear power. The draft EU plan, published at the end of last year, that would classify investments in some natural gas and nuclear power as environmentally sustainable, has divided opinion in the 27-member EU bloc and among investors. France, home to a globally important nuclear industry, supported the classification of nuclear energy as sustainable.
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) -Deutsche Bank delivered its most profitable year in a decade on the back of a dealmaking bonanza, strengthening Chief Executive Christian Sewing's hand as he fine tunes a new strategy and tackles costly competition for talent. Analysts had forecast a fourth quarter loss and shares in Germany's largest bank rose by more than 5% after the surprise finale to 2021, which marked the second straight annual profit following years of losses. Deutsche had to pay up to keep its traders and dealmakers on board, with compensation at its investment bank soaring 30% in the final quarter.
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Shares in Tod's jumped more than 12% on Wednesday after the Italian luxury fashion group beat forecasts with its first increase in annual sales since 2015. Boosted by strong fourth-quarter growth in Europe and the United States, revenues rose almost 40% to 883.8 million euros ($997 million) last year, just below pre-pandemic levels, the luxury leather goods maker said on Tuesday. The sales figures will allow Tod's to report positive earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) for the 2021 fiscal year, Chief Executive Diego Della Valle said.
Shares in oil majors were boosted, while holiday companies also fared well amid dropping of travel requirements.
Retail NI chief executive Glyn Roberts said he was ‘encouraged’ following the meeting with Foreign Secretary Liz Truss.
As the Italian government and its allies warned Vladimir Putin against invading Ukraine, the captains of Italy Inc sat down for a cosy meeting with the Russian president.
The competition watchdog said it is still seeing a ‘very low level of sanctions’ being applied to influencers who flout the rules.
Industry says no-interest BNPL loans are more equitable than credit cards but consumers say they can be a spending trap
MILAN (Reuters) -Italian lender UniCredit has signed an agreement with unions for 1,200 voluntary job cuts to be partly offset by 725 new hires, the country's biggest banking union said on Thursday. The accord follows a new three-year plan https://www.reuters.com/markets/europe/unicredit-targets-2024-net-profit-above-45-bln-euros-2021-12-09 to the end of 2024 presented on Dec. 9 by Chief Executive Andrea Orcel, who had taken over in April from predecessor Jean Pierre Mustier. At the time UniCredit had not disclosed job cuts, saying it first had to negotiate with unions.
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LONDON (Reuters) -Asset manager Allianz Global Investors, part of German insurer Allianz, said on Wednesday it had set up a new unit focused on 'impact' investing in private markets, as part of a sustainable investing drive. AllianzGI, which manages around 647 billion euros ($730.27 billion) in assets, will look to invest in private companies helping solve environmental or social issues in a measurable way, it said in a statement. Impact investing, meanwhile, takes that a step further by tracking the impact of the investments on people and the planet, not just the company's returns.
The mining magnate’s Hancock Prospecting will support teams at upcoming Winter and Summer Olympic Games
Boeing has taken a $4.5bn (£3.3bn) hit after supply chain chaos sparked delays to deliveries of its Dreamliner jet.
STOCKHOLM/BERLIN (Reuters) -SAP said on Thursday it has agreed to buy a majority stake in privately held U.S. fintech firm Taulia as the German business software group seeks to expand its presence in supply-chain financing and working capital management. SAP, which makes software for managing business processes and gets much of its revenue in recurring form, said it was also looking at opportunities in the 'metaverse' - virtual online worlds where people can work, play and socialize. "We have big partners reaching out to us asking for partnerships in the metaverse because of a lot of interesting B2B (business-to-business) scenarios - think about learning, commerce and a few other business scenarios," Chief Executive Officer Christian Klein said in an interview.
Until now, he has been the pandemic wunderkind who can do no wrong, doling out furlough cash and helping businesses to "bounce back" from coronavirus.
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Firm plans to hand bonuses to executives despite failing to refund near-£30m it received in Covid support
Wizz Air passenger numbers rise to 7.8m despite Omicron fears. Figure for three months to December leaves Hungary-based airline cautiously optimistic for recovery