British peer-to-peer lender
Funding Circle will lay off 125 workers in Amsterdam and
Berlin as it moves to focus on its more profitable home market,
its Chief Executive Samir Desai told Reuters on Thursday.
British mall operator Intu Properties
flagged doubts over its ability to continue operations
on Thursday as it reported a 2 billion pound loss for 2019,
while saying it expects falls in rental income to slow this
European shares plummeted to their
lowest in almost four years on Thursday as investors were
rattled by dramatic travel restrictions imposed by U.S.
President Donald Trump in an attempt to halt the fast-spreading
For several weeks, the
coronavirus has brought Hong Kong to a virtual standstill,
keeping shoppers, office workers and even pro-democracy
protesters off the streets.
The city's flat hunters, however, are on the prowl. In one
of the most unaffordable cities
The European Central Bank is
all but certain to unveil new stimulus measures on Thursday,
pushing policy closer to its limits to help the euro zone
economy cope with the shock of the coronavirus pandemic.