Economia

Earlier this month, South Korean officials said the THAAD system was already operating, and experts say it will be extremely hard now for Moon to ask Washington to withdraw it. Trump has also been calling for a renegotiation of the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) and for Seoul to shoulder a larger cost of maintaining USA troops in Korea and pay for a $1 billion antimissile system.
  • Cyber attack `wake-up call for governments — Microsoft chief

    Economia

    The attacks exploited the computers because they were running outdated versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system. A malware tracking map showed " WannaCry " infections popping up around the world. The "WannaCry" attack grabbed headlines around the world because of its scale, but it's just one of many types of ransomware that cybersecurity experts see every day.
  • JPMorgan buys Dublin building with room for 1000 staff

    JPMorgan buys Dublin building with room for 1000 staff

    Economia

    JP Morgan has bought a new office building in Dublin which can hold up to 1,000 staff, becoming the first financial services firm to show signs of expansion into Ireland after the Brexit vote. The bank, which employs 500 people in the Irish capital, had already said that it would relocate hundreds of workers from London to Dublin, Frankfurt and Luxembourg because of Britain's vote in favour of exiting the European Union.
  • European shares supported by oil bounce; cybersecurity stocks gain

    European shares supported by oil bounce; cybersecurity stocks gain

    Economia

    MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan closed 0.7 percent higher, while Japan's Nikkei lost 0.07 percent. Oil prices jumped more than 2 percent after top exporter Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation said supply cuts needed to last into 2018, a step towards keeping an OPEC-led deal to support prices in place longer than originally agreed.
  • Turismo sempre più sommerso, Roma è la capitale

    Economia

    Le strutture di natura analoga (appartamenti in affitto e bed and breakfast) censite dall'Istat sono 103.459. Tra le città italiane maggiormente interessate dal fenomeno troviamo Roma con 25.743 alloggi, Milano con 14.523, Firenze con 6.992 e Venezia con 5.973.
  • N Korea says missile launch was new type of rocket

    N Korea says missile launch was new type of rocket

    Economia

    North Korea has said in recent years it would have discussions with the U.S.as long as said talks stayed clear of any notion of the country killing off its nuclear weapons program. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters Sunday that the launch, which is banned by the United Nations, is "absolutely unacceptable" and that Japan will respond resolutely.
  • China's economy slows in April as credit tightens

    China's economy slows in April as credit tightens

    Economia

    Output growth slowed on tumbling steel and iron ore prices amid concern over rising inventories after China's mills cranked out as much metal as possible to drive factory production to its highest since December 2014. "Slowing domestic consumption growth and softer external demand appear to have driven the slowdown in China at the start of the second quarter", said Julian Evans-Pritchard from Capital Economics.
  • India skips China's OBOR summit in Beijing

    Economia

    The "Belt and Road Initiative" calls for building ports, railways and other facilities in a vast arc of 65 countries. "We wish for those other countries in the world not to make any obstacles to the success of this initiative", said Felix Gonzalez, vice minister of foreign affairs for Middle East, Asia and Oceania, on the sidelines of a two-day Belt and Road summit in Beijing.
  • Sprint, T-Mobile rise on merger speculation

    Sprint, T-Mobile rise on merger speculation

    Economia

    And the recent wireless spectrum auction prohibited telecoms from discussing mergers for a year-long period which ended on April 27th. SoftBank Chairman Masayoshi Son and Deutsche Telekom Chief Executive Officer Tim Hoettges separately told investors this week they'd be open to discussions about consolidation.
  • City financier sets sights on Remain MPs

    Economia

    A City of London banker plans to fund pro-Brexit Conservatives to fight for seats now held by pro-Remain Labour MPs in an effort to ensure a "full, national Brexit". Best for Britain says it will support politicians "who will fight to stop an extreme Brexit", with a key demand a vote for MPs on the final terms of a deal with the EU.
  • Moody's buying Bureau van Dijk for about $3.27 billion

    Moody's buying Bureau van Dijk for about $3.27 billion

    Economia

    It is owned by the investment firm EWT and had revenues of $281 million in 2016. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approval in the European Union and is expected to close late in the third quarter of 2017. Moody's also acquired the structured finance data and analytics business of SCDM , a Frankfurt-based provider of analytical tools, earlier this year.