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No renegotiation of Standard Life merger, says Martin Gilbert

Aberdeen Asset Management chief executive Martin Gilbert speaks to Ian King about his company’s better than expected financial results, and says he sees no reason to renegotiate the terms of his firm’s merger with Standard Life. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews For more content …

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China, EU suspend Brazil imports after meat scandal

China, EU suspend Brazil imports after meat scandal The fallout from a tainted meat scandal in Brazil is deepening. Despite assurances from President Michel Temer, some of the largest importers, including China, Chile and the EU have decided to halt purchases of beef and poultry from the country. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish …

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Sainsbury’s sales drop but Argos improves

Sainsbury’s has blamed “very competitive” trading conditions, and warned of continuing uncertainty because of the weak pound – as it revealed falling supermarket sales. But sales at Argos – which Sainsbury’s bought last year as part of its £1.4bn purchase of Home Retail Group – have improved. Ian King spoke to John Rogers, Sainsbury’s former finance director who became Argos …

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Chinese telecoms firm ZTE fined $1.2bn for breaching US sanctions

The Chinese telecoms company ZTE has been fined $1.2 billion by US authorities for bringing American-made products into Iran and North Korea. The company’s shares jumped in trading in Hong Kong as investors expressed relief that the matter had been closed. Also today, a Wall Street firm has erected a statue to mark International Women’s Day. Subscribe to France 24 …

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Snap shares surge 44% on market debut

It’s one of the hottest tech companies to float on the US stock market in years. Snap Inc, the company behind the smartphone app Snapchat, raised $3.4 billion in its market debut. However, there are concerns as some analysts say the company is overvalued. Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports from New York City. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – …

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Auto makers gear up to bring internet on the road

Car makers and tech giants are collaborating to connect future vehicles to the internet. The latest designs are on show at the Mobile World Congress in Spain, but there are already concerns about security. Al Jazeera’s Charlie Angela reports from Barcelona. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – …

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Mobile World Congress opens in Barcelona

Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN The world’s largest mobile conference opens in Barcelona Monday, with both new tech and retro throwbacks on offer. A budget proposal from the Trump administration is expected on his US federal department desks Monday, and British insurer Aviva asks its employees if they …

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