from Breakingviews:

Theresa May may have saved EDF from itself

July 29, 2016

Independent shareholders in French state-controlled utility EDF may have found an unexpected ally in new British Prime Minister Theresa May. A day after EDF’s board narrowly decided to push ahead with the construction of two new nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point, the UK government announced a surprise review of the humongous project. Pulling the plug would be a service to UK taxpayers as well as EDF investors.

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Dixon: Stock markets too sanguine about Brexit

July 28, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are his own.
Financial investors seem to think the UK will settle easily into a new deal with the European Union. More likely there will be cabinet wrangles, tortuous negotiations with the EU, and an unsatisfactory conclusion.

from Breakingviews:

Nigeria’s problems defy central bank fixes

July 28, 2016

 The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are her own.

from Hugo Dixon:

Stock markets too sanguine about Brexit

July 28, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Fast is the enemy of good in UK trade talks

July 27, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

AB InBev adds dash of cynicism to raised SAB offer

July 26, 2016

AB InBev is serving shareholders of SABMiller a cocktail of sweetness and cynicism. The Budweiser brewer has increased its takeover offer for the UK drinks group just enough to give agitating hedge funds who hold shares in its UK rival a dignified exit. But the extra dash of cash mostly ignores the fact that AB InBev’s offer is worth far less, in U.S. dollar terms, than it was in November.

from Breakingviews:

UK slaps capitalism in its “unacceptable” face

July 25, 2016

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from Breakingviews:

SoftBank’s $32 bln ARM bet gives investors a shock

July 18, 2016

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from Breakingviews:

British retail sleepwalks into Amazon-ageddon

July 8, 2016

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from Breakingviews:

UK upstart banks lack too-big-to-fail airbag

July 6, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are his own.