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Amazon invests in electric vehicle startup Rivian

Electric vehicle startup Rivian on Friday announced a $700 million investment round led by Amazon, which recently pumped money into a young self-driving car technology firm.

Poorer EU countries should fight youth unemployment with reforms: IMF’s Lagarde

Spain, Italy, Portugal and Greece should fight high youth unemployment levels with labour market reforms, less bureaucracy for business and investment in innovation, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said.

EU to keep closer eye on Chinese takeover moves

The EU took a major step Thursday towards tightening its scrutiny of foreign takeovers in strategic sectors like communications and artificial intelligence amid concern about investment by China.

Google investing billions in US operations

Google said Wednesday it will invest $13 billion in US data centers and offices this year as the internet giant continues to expand across the country.

Tencent investment in Reddit sparks censorship worry

Reddit confirmed a new funding round that included a $150 million investment by Chinese technology behemoth Tencent, prompting concerns that "the front page of the internet" might wind up censored.

UK posts slowest growth in six years as Brexit looms

The British economy grew at its slowest pace in six years in 2018, data showed Monday, as Brexit uncertainty grips the country and fears grow that Britain could crash out of the EU without a deal.

Total makes ‘significant’ offshore S.Africa gas find

French energy giant Total announced Thursday it had found "significant" gas off the southern coast of South Africa, a discovery expected to boost the nation's struggling economy and reduce reliance on imports.

New laws and oil prices lead companies to bet on Angola, says analyst

Oil analyst Adam Pollard told Lusa that oil companies "are looking at Angola again" because of oil prices and government-initiated reforms.

Goldman Sachs may yank top execs’ bonuses over 1MDB scandal

Investment bank Goldman Sachs said Friday it could withhold multi-million-dollar bonuses for former CEO Lloyd Blankfein and other executives as a result of the 1MDB corruption scandal.

Angola: Government to inject €280 million into largest bank

Angola is to inject €280 million into its largest bank BPC (Bank of Savings and Credit) to ensure it maintains normal activity, according to a presidential decree Lusa had access to

Macau | South Shore looking to secure at least HKD1.5 bln investment to reduce debt connected to The 13 Hotel

South Shore Holdings Limited announced today that it has entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding with an 'associate of a substantial shareholder' that could possibly lead to a HK$1.5 billion investment that could reduce debt connected to The 13 Hotel development

Macron tells Sisi human rights go together with stability

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that he told his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during a trip to Cairo that stability and security could not be separated from human rights.

US entrepreneurs want security guarantees to invest in Mozambique

The US Embassy's Business Manager in Mozambique, Bryan Hunt, said that US businessmen want security guarantees to invest in the country.

Bono’s new venture takes aim at ‘fuzzy thinking’ in impact investing

Impact investment funds must stop relying on "fuzzy thinking" about how much good they do, Bono said as he announced a tie-up with U.S. private equity company TPG to measure the social and environmental change they achieve.

Bulgaria plans to scrap ‘golden passports’

Bulgaria said it is planning reforms to its nationality laws, including scrapping the controversial "golden passport" scheme which offered citizenship to large-scale investors to the EU country.

Macau | First quarter of 2019 could record lower gross gaming revenue – Brokerage

Sanford C Bernstein expects the first quarter of 2019 to record a GGR decrease of 1 pct y-on-y

Macau | Studio City Finance announces senior notes offering

Studio City Finance Limited, a subsidiary of Studio City International Holdings Limited, has announced they will hold a senior notes offering and a conditional offer for a group of existing notes

Magnet Macau

In the wake of a scandal about how the government handles immigration it has recently proposed the idea of a new quality talent admission programme, which has been met with scepticism and mistrust

MBtv: Interview with Director of the Economic Bureau, Tai Kin Ip (Part 1).

Interview with Director of the Economic Bureau, Tai Kin Ip (Part 1). When can Macau expect the return of the 4 billion patacas investment in the Traditional Medicine Industrial Park and how exactly can the Great Bay Area help Macau with its lack of human resources?

Macau | Local investors affected in failed large-scale Zhuhai mall project – Media

A failed shopping mall project in Zhuhai might lead to 300 Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau investors losing an investment amounting to RMB400 mln
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