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SAP plays down margin fears, prioritizes growth: CFO

WALLDORF, Germany (Reuters) – Faster than expected growth in its cloud business has pressured margins at German business software company SAP (SAPG.DE), but for Chief Financial Officer Luka Mucic that’s a good problem to have. FILE PHOTO: SAP SE CFO Luka Mucic attends the company’s annual results press conference in Walldorf, Germany, January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski Operating margins expanded ...

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Asia stocks falter as China knocked by renewed trade war fears

TOKYO (Reuters) – China’s benchmark stock index skidded to four-year lows and dragged Asian equities down on Thursday, as renewed fears of a broadening economic impact from an escalating Sino-U.S. trade conflict sapped confidence. FILE PHOTO: An investor sits in front of displays showing stock information at a brokerage office in Beijing, China October 11, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter The dollar, ...

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Global shares slip on China growth fears, dollar gains

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global equity markets fell on Monday amid unease over the impact of the U.S.-China trade war on China’s growth, while the dollar gained against the euro as Italian bond yields spiked on a brewing spat over Italy’s budget plans. European markets slid, with defensive stocks under pressure as investor confidence took a hit from last week’s ...

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Global shares slide on China growth fears, dollar gains

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A gauge of global equity markets fell on Monday amid unease over the impact of the escalating U.S.-Sino trade war on China’s growth, while the dollar gained versus the euro and Italian bond yields spiked on a spat over Italy’s budget plans. An investor watches a board showing stock information at a brokerage office in Beijing, ...

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South Africa: The groups playing on the fears of a ‘white genocide’

Image copyright AFP Image caption White South Africans have held protests at home and abroad Taking a swipe at UK Prime Minister Theresa May as she struggled to dance with schoolchildren during her visit to South Africa this week, controversial British columnist Katie Hopkins tweeted: “Whites are being slaughtered in South Africa & inexplicably Appeaser May chooses to crucify herself”. ...

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Exclusive: Brazilian leftist meets investors to tame fears of PT return to power

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Fernando Haddad, the Workers Party vice-presidential candidate who could be catapulted to Brazil’s presidency if Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is barred from running, has quietly met with major investors to tame fears of a leftist return to power. Workers Party vice presidential candidate Fernando Haddad walks with supporters in Curitiba, Brazil August 30, 2018. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer ...

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