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DUBLIN, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 20 (Reuters) - A majority of Ash Grove Cement's shareholders approved the sale of the U.S. cement maker to Ireland (Other OTC: IRLD - news) 's CRH (EUREX: 558474.EX - news) on Friday after a rival bid from Summit Materials (Frankfurt: 7SU.F - news) failed to materialise. Kansas-based Ash Grove, whose board had already unanimously approved CRH's $3.5 billion bid, did not name the rival suitor when it extended the period during which it was able to look for other potential buyers to Oct. 20.
LONDON/MONTREAL Oct 20 (Reuters) - A deal giving Airbus SE a controlling stake in Bombardier Inc (Toronto: BBD-A.TO - news) 's CSeries jets should lead to extra work for the Canadian planemaker's factory in Northern Ireland, UK Business Secretary Greg Clark said on Friday after meeting with executives from both companies. “We’ll have more detailed discussions as the deal progresses but there was great optimism that work generally for Belfast would increase,” said Clark in an interview at Bombardier's plant in Montreal. Airbus' investment this week in the Montreal-based plane and train maker's CSeries jets is expected to reduce costs and increase sales of the narrow-body jets.
LONDON, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 20 (Reuters) - Brazil has provided investors with some of the best returns in the world this year but investment funds based in Ireland have been forced to adopt new strategies to get their money's worth. Brazil blacklisted Ireland as a tax haven in September 2016 because of its low corporate tax rates, so investment funds in Dublin now pay higher tax on returns from Brazilian bonds and shares than funds in some rival centres such as Luxembourg.
LONDON, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 20 (Reuters) - British Business Secretary Greg Clark will hold talks in Canada on Friday to discuss Airbus SE's plans to buy a majority stake in Bombardier (Toronto: BBD-A.TO - news) 's C-Series jetliner program aimed at helping it avoid high U.S. import tariffs. Clark will meet with Canadian government officials and executives from the two manufacturers, according to a spokeswoman for the ministry for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. A deal announced earlier this week gives Airbus a controlling stake in the Canadian manufacturer's troubled C-Series jets, which are partly made in Northern Ireland.
There is further evidence of growing frustration over the direction of Brexit talks in a tweet by one of the most powerful bankers in the United States. The chief executive of Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS-PB - news) - America's fifth-largest bank by market value - took aim at London following a series of meetings in Frankfurt, tweeting: "Great meetings, great weather, really enjoyed it. Lloyd Blankfein made his remarks two weeks after the bank signed a lease to substantially increase its office space in Germany's financial centre.
Britain's biggest debt collector has lined up the boss of Wonga to steer it through a London flotation expected to value it at £1bn. Sky News has learnt that Andy Haste, the former RSA Insurance (LSE: RSA.L - news) chief executive, is to be unveiled as the new chairman of Cabot Credit Management. Insiders said that Cabot's owners, the New York-listed speciality finance firm Encore Capital Group and private equity group JC Flowers, would seek to sell part of their stakes in the flotation.
BRUSSELS, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 18 (Reuters) - The head of the European Parliament derided British plans to leave the EU on Wednesday, saying they had not thought it through and faced problems for their trade, including vital food imports. The comments by Antonio Tajani, whose institution must sign off on any divorce deal before Britain leaves in March 2019, followed remarks on Tuesday when the Italian dismissed British Prime Minister Theresa May's offer of some 20 billion euros on departure was "peanuts" and about a third of what London owes. "They risk having fewer possibilities than EU countries, even in trade," said Tajani, dismissing talk in Britain of doing more trade with former colonies in the Commonwealth as a flawed reliance on a "structure from the past".
LONDON, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 18 (Reuters) - Europe's largest tour operator TUI is putting on extra flights to make up for capacity lost after this month's collapse of Monarch, TUI's UK and Ireland (Other OTC: IRLD - news) boss said on Wednesday. The company's UK and Ireland Managing Director Nick Longman said it had already laid on extra flights and was looking to add more.
LONDON/BELFAST, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 18 (Reuters) - The chances of Northern Ireland (Other OTC: IRLD - news) 's political parties restoring a power-sharing agreement are "not positive" and Britain will have to impose a budget early next month if talks cannot be salvaged, the minister for the region said on Wednesday. Northern Ireland has been without a regional administration since its collapse in January, raising the prospect of direct rule being reimposed from London, potentially destabilizing a delicate political balance in the British province.
DUBLIN, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 18 (Reuters) - Ireland (Other OTC: IRLD - news) will raise taxes on banks if they don't move faster to provide compensation for the "scandalous" overcharging of thousands of mortgage customers, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday. Ireland's central bank has identified at least 13,000 customers who should have been given the option of a cheaper "tracker" mortgage or kept on a better rate years ago.
The state-backed Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE: RBS.L - news) (RBS) is in talks to offload its long-held stake in Euroclear, a financial markets infrastructure group that plays a central role in settling hundreds of trillions of euros-worth of trades. Sky News has learnt that RBS, which is one of about 130 shareholders in Euroclear, is in advanced talks to sell its interest in the company. The deal is expected to net at least tens of millions of pounds in proceeds for RBS, which remains more than 70%-owned by British taxpayers nearly a decade after it was bailed out.
LONDON, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 17 (Reuters) - American author George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize, a high-profile literary award, for his first novel, "Lincoln in the Bardo," - a fictional account of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln burying his young son. Saunders was the second consecutive American writer to win the prize, after the rules were changed in 2014 to allow authors of any book written in English and published in the U.K. to compete.
DUBLIN, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 17 (Reuters) - Several more financial services firms have committed to shifting operations to Dublin as a result of Brexit but are not ready to make the move public, a senior official at the Irish agency competing to win foreign business said on Tuesday. Dublin has been vying with Frankfurt and other European Union centres in the battle to draw banking jobs from London due to Britain's planned departure from the bloc in March 2019. Barclays (LSE: BARC.L - news) and Bank of America (Swiss: BAC-USD.SW - news) have recently said they will set up EU headquarters in the Irish capital.
DUBLIN, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 17 (Reuters) - Its is entirely possible that Britain will leave the European Union without a transition agreement, and companies need to do more to prepare for an abrupt departure, Irish Central Bank Deputy Governor Ed Sibley said on Tuesday. Negotiations on the terms of Britain's exit from the EU have made slow progress before a March 2019 deadline. Talks on the transition period have not even begun.
GALWAY, Ireland, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 16 (Reuters) - Three people died as Tropical Storm Ophelia battered every corner of Ireland on Monday, knocking down trees and power lines and whipping up 10-metre (30-foot) waves. Over 330,000 homes and businesses were without electricity in the Republic of Ireland at 1915 GMT, down from an earlier peak of 370,000. Ireland's Electricity Supply Board described it as an unprecedented event that would affect every part of the country for days.
LONDON, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 16 (Reuters) - The sky over London turned an unusual shade of yellow on Monday as Storm Ophelia brought dust from the Sahara and smoke from wild fires in southern Europe that filtered out certain wavelengths of sunlight. Downgraded from a hurricane overnight, Ophelia caused two deaths in Ireland (Other OTC: IRLD - news) on Monday, where it was the worst storm in half a century. "As Ophelia has come up from the Azores, the storm has picked up Saharan dust from North Africa and picked up dust from wild fires in Spain and Portugal," a spokeswoman for Britain's Met Office said.
LONDON, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 16 (Reuters) - Drugmakers and medical devices companies are drawing up plans to protect supply chains in case Britain crashes out of the European Union without a trade deal, and some small service businesses are already relocating to stay inside the bloc. MeddiQuest, an eight-person consultancy specialising in medical technology regulations, is in the process of moving from outside Cambridge to Ireland (Other OTC: IRLD - news) .
LAHINCH, Ireland, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 16 (Reuters) - Ireland closed schools and hospitals on Monday and warned people to stay indoors as tropical storm Ophelia threatened to lash the country with the worst weather in 50 years. The armed forces were dispatched to bolster flood defences in some areas as the weather service warned of flash flooding and damage to buildings as winds gusts over 130 kilometres per hour (80 miles per hour).
DUBLIN, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 15 (Reuters) - Ireland dispatched its armed forces to bolster flood defences on Sunday and warned people against non-essential travel as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia threatened the country with its worst storm in 50 years. Hurricane force winds are likely off Ireland's south coast but they are expected to ease before they reach the coastline, said the weather service, which has declared a Status Red weather alert.
Reaching out: Britain's chief Brexit negotiator David Davis (l) and EU counterpart Michel Barnier have struggled to make significant progress in their negotiations