Credit Suisse to cut more jobs

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Seedrs swoops for US firm ahead of expected market expansion

first_imgSEEDRS, the London-based equity crowdfunding service, says it is planning to expand into the US early next year after acquiring California-based Junction Investments yesterday.The firm, which recently completed its largest ever funding with more than 1,400 investors putting a combined £4m into the publicly-listed English winemaker Chapel Down, said the move would help it to launch in the US market.Acquiring Junction gives Seedrs the licences it needs to allow investments as the US opens up its market to equity crowdfunding.“Equity crowdfunding in the UK and Europe covers both accredited high net worth investors as well as true retail investors who just want to invest as little as £10… In the US it was only last year that they allowed equity crowdfunding for the high net worths only,” Seedrs investment chief Thomas Davies told City A.M. “The true retail part of equity crowdfunding still isn’t in place in the US, but it is on the cards and hopefully it’ll be in place over the next year or two.” Thursday 30 October 2014 8:26 pm Seedrs swoops for US firm ahead of expected market expansion Oliver Smith Tags: NULL whatsappcenter_img whatsapp Share Show Comments ▼ Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryUndozenherald.comMeghan Markle Changed This Major Detail On Archies Birth Certificatezenherald.comUndoThe No Cost Solar ProgramGet Paid To Install Solar + Tesla Battery For No Cost At Install and Save Thousands.The No Cost Solar ProgramUndoMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailUndoNational Penny For Seniors7 Discounts Seniors Only Get If They AskNational Penny For SeniorsUndoMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity WeekUndoEquity MirrorThey Drained Niagara Falls — They Weren’t Prepared For This Sickening DiscoveryEquity MirrorUndoWarped SpeedOnly True Americans Can Ace This Geography QuizWarped SpeedUndoPost FunKate & Meghan Are Very Different Mothers, These Photos Prove ItPost FunUndo More From Our Partners Police Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orglast_img read more

London Stock Exchange Group profits rise and on course to complete Frank Russell acquisition in weeks

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UK plastics firm RPC Group buys Icelandic rival Pro­mens for €386m

first_img UK plastics firm RPC Group buys Icelandic rival Pro­mens for €386m Show Comments ▼ More From Our Partners Police Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.org980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comSidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin are graying and frayingnypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comConnecticut man dies after crashing Harley into live bearnypost.comWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.com‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.com British plastic packaging manufacturer RPC Group announced yesterday it was set to buy Icelandic rival Pro­mens Group for €386m (£307m). The Northamptonshire-based firm is looking to partially fund the deal by raising £200m in a fully underwritten one-for-three rights issue at £320m. The remainder will come from RPC’s existing revolving credit facility, which the company has increased from £350m to £490m. RPC, which makes packaging for brands such as Heinz and Lurpak, expects the integration of the privately owned Promens to cost €35m. The value of the deal rep­re­sents a multiple of 6.8 times Promens adjusted earnings for last year. Promens employs approximately 3,800 people at its 40 facilities, five of which are based outside of Europe. For the year ended 31 December 2013, the company recorded revenues of €582m and profit before tax of €57m. RPC chief executive Pim Vervaat commented: “Today’s announcement marks a key strategic milestone for RPC in line with our Vision 2020. “The combination of RPC and Promens provides a unique opportunity to create an enhanced platform of scale across our core European end markets. The enlarged group will benefit from opportunities to extend its product and technology offering across the full breadth of its combined operations as well as to achieve cost efficiencies. “RPC and Promens are a natural fit and we look forward to developing our enlarged platform to deliver superior value for our customers and shareholders in the future.” Rothschild served as financial adviser and sponsor on the deal, with Deutsche Bank and Panmure Gordon acting as joint bookrunners, and HSBC as co-lead manager. The RPC was established in 1991 following the management buyout of the plastic operations of Reedpack from SCA.  The LSE-listed company’s share price jumped 6 per cent in trading yesterday following the news. BEHIND THE DEALPANMURE GORDON| RICHARD GRAY 1 Gray joined Panmure Gordon in 2002 having previously worked at Charterhouse, UBS and Hoare Govett. 2 Beyond his secondaries and advisory work, he has also advised on the £1.1bn float of Just Retirement and the £1.8bn IPO of life insurer Partnership Assurance. 3 A self-confessed workaholic, Gray has very little spare time. But when he does manage to extract himself from the office, he enjoys a round of golf. Also advising…Rothschild’s Charles Montgomerie and Yuri Shakhmin; Deutsche Bank’s Lorcan O’Shea, Charles Wilkinson and Drew Price; Panmure Gordon’s Andrew Godber and Tom Salvesen; and HSBC’s Mark Dickenson and Richard Fagan.  Ollie Gordon Thursday 27 November 2014 9:02 pm Tags: Company RPC Group whatsapp whatsapp Sharelast_img read more

FCA tells annuity providers to “play their part” in helping consumers find the right retirement product

first_img whatsapp FCA tells annuity providers to “play their part” in helping consumers find the right retirement product Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeHero WarsAdvertisement This game will keep you up all night!Hero WarsUndoMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity WeekUndoThe No Cost Solar ProgramGet Paid To Install Solar + Tesla Battery For No Cost At Install and Save Thousands.The No Cost Solar ProgramUndoMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryUndoUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementIf Your Dog Eats Grass (Do This Every Day)Ultimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementUndoFungus EliminatorIf You Have Toenail Fungus Try This TonightFungus EliminatorUndoLoan Insurance WealthDolly Parton, 74, Takes off Makeup, Leaves Us With No WordsLoan Insurance WealthUndozenherald.comMeghan Markle Changed This Major Detail On Archies Birth Certificatezenherald.comUndoLiver Health1 Bite Of This Melts Belly And Arm Fat (Take Before Bed)Liver HealthUndo The Financial Conduct Authority has told annuity providers to buck their ideas up after its review of the market found that competition was “not working as well as it could for consumers”.  People are likely to miss out on better levels of income because they do not shop around enough, the report said, with many not “fully aware of their right to switch” to a different provider.  “The government’s reforms [announced in this year’s Budget] increase the at-retirement choices facing consumers, so it is vital that consumers are properly supported in making their decisions,” the FCA added.  Christopher Woolard, director of policy, risk and research at the FCA, said “now firms need to play their part”.  “We want to see firms improving the way they communicate with their customers,” he added. “In order for the pension reforms to work and for people to have trust and confidence in the products they are buying firms need to act now.” The FCA’s has set out four main recommendations:Requiring firms to make it clear to consumers how their quote compares relative to other providers on the open market.The introduction of a behaviourally trialled alternative to the current system of wake-up packs. This would build on work already underway and feed into our work considering how we will replace the ABI Code with FCA regulation.Recommending that the pension guidance service and firms take account of the findings of the market study on consumer behaviour when designing tools to support decision-making.In the longer term, recommending the development of a ‘Pensions Dashboard’ which would allow consumers to view all their lifetime pension savings in one place.The FCA is seeking views on its initial findings and will consult at a later date if any potential rule changes are needed.A further view of the industry’s sales practices said they were “contributing to consumers not shopping around and switching”, adding that “significant” improvements were needed. The way enhanced annuities were sold was particularly slammed, with the FCA claiming customers “are often not informed of shopping around or encouraged to do so to get a higher income” or alternative products.  The FCA is asking the majority of firms involved in the review to do further work under FCA supervision.  This work is to determine if the findings in relation to enhanced annuities are indicative of a more widespread problem. Lastly, the FCA also found examples where the ABI Code was not being followed, and the watchdog is now considering whether to replace this code with a more wide-reaching one that extends beyond ABI members.  Hargreaves Lansdown’s head of pensions research Tom McPhail said the review showed there was “no smoking gun” when it came to widespread misselling.  But he welcomed plans for he dubbed a “radical rethink” of the code.  “This is a vindication of the campaigning work of the Pensions Income Choice Association and of companies like Hargreaves Lansdown, but the job is not yet done,” McPhail said. “Improvements to the shopping around system are urgently required – everyday thousands risk being disadvantaged.” Catherine Neilan Share whatsappcenter_img More From Our Partners I blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.com‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgPuffer fish snaps a selfie with lucky divernypost.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comBill Gates reportedly hoped Jeffrey Epstein would help him win a Nobelnypost.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.com Show Comments ▼ Thursday 11 December 2014 4:26 am Tags: FCAlast_img read more

Amazon takes one in every four pounds spent on physical music, film and games

first_imgMonday 26 January 2015 5:27 am Tags: Amazon Catherine Neilan More From Our Partners Russell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.com‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comKamala Harris keeps list of reporters who don’t ‘understand’ her: reportnypost.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.com Amazon takes one in every four pounds spent on physical music, film and games Sharecenter_img by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity Weekzenherald.comMeghan Markle Changed This Major Detail On Archies Birth Certificatezenherald.comEquity MirrorThey Drained Niagara Falls — They Weren’t Prepared For This Sickening DiscoveryEquity MirrorBeverly Hills MDPlastic Surgeon Explains: “Doing This Every Morning Can Snap Back Sagging Skin” (No Creams Needed)Beverly Hills MDVikings: Free Online GameIf you’re over 50 – this game is a must!Vikings: Free Online GameDefinitionThe Most Famous Movie Filmed In Every U.S. StateDefinitionUltimate Pet NutritionIf Your Dog Eats Dry Food, Do This Every DayUltimate Pet NutritionTheFashionBallPrince Harry Admits Meghan Markle May Not Be The OneTheFashionBallNovelodgePierce Brosnan’s Wife Lost 120 Pounds – This Is Her NowNovelodge whatsapp whatsapp Show Comments ▼ One in every four pounds spent in Britain on physical music, games and videos in the run-up to Christmas went to Amazon, figures out this morning show.  For the 12 weeks to December 21, Amazon dominated the world of entertainment, with 39 per cent of all the sector’s purchases being made with the etailer and 25.6 per cent of physical goods such as CDs and DVDs, according to Kantar Worldpanel.  But Tesco and HMV are nipping at its heels. The supermarket takes second place, though its market share only grew 0.1 percentage points to 14.7 per cent, and took 28 per cent of all sales of Frozen DVDs, as well as 21 per cent of Fifa 15.  These were the top two gifts in video and games respectively, and helped Tesco keep ahead of the wider supermarket sector, which lost entertainment market share year-on-year. Asda fared worst, with its market share dropping to 9.5 per cent from 12.9 per cent.  Meanwhile HMV grew market share from 13.4 per cent in 2013 to 13.9 per cent last year, no doubt thanks in part to rising vinyl sales, which was identified by HMV as a major contributor to its growth.   Kantar said this showed an “improvement” for the business, and noted that its transactional site, which is being launched in “coming months”, could further bolster sales. The data firm said  consumers who shopped at HMV spent a further £220m at rival retailers’ online stores during this period “money it could have been taking directly had a website been operational”.  Fiona Keenan, strategic insight director at Kantar Worldpanel, explains: “Amazon performed exceptionally well this Christmas and for the first time ever captured more than a quarter of Britain’s physical entertainment market.  “Its performance was aided by the increasing popularity of online retail which accounted for 39% of entertainment spending in the run up to Christmas – its highest ever level – growing by 3 per cent year-on-year. “While consumers’ average online spend increased by 6% this Christmas, they still spent less than they did when shopping in physical stores as retailers struggled to get them to shop impulsively online. A third of in-store purchases were bought purely on impulse, creating an additional £119 million for the industry, but when shopping online this proportion halved.  Retailers need to identify ways to encourage impulse purchasing in an online environment, particularly as so much of our spend goes through this channel.” last_img read more

Lay off the personal attacks on Ed Miliband, Chuka Umunna urges

first_img Show Comments ▼ Lay off the personal attacks on Ed Miliband, Chuka Umunna urges whatsapp Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna pleaded with business leaders to lay off from making personal attacks on Labour leader Ed Miliband as the row between his party and business threatened to spiral out of control. Umunna said recent comments by the Boots chief Stefano Pessina, and then by Stuart Rose, the former chairman of M&S, were personally aimed at his party’s leader. “Business people should contribute to the debate on policy. But recent comments have been very personal and they involve a degree of hyperbole directed at our leader.” “Lots of business people have shown they are capable of debating these things without personalising them,” Umunna added. The growing row between business chiefs and Miliband began on Sunday when the Boots chair Stefano Pessina was quoted as saying that a Labour government under its leader would be catastrophic for the country.  “If they acted as they speak it would be a catastrophe,” Pessina was quoted as saying, sparking a row over whether Labour was anti-business. His words prompted a personal attack from Miliband the following day. The Labour leader said he refused to be lectured by a Monaco-based billionaire. Miliband’s attack has since provoked criticism from Lord Rose, and a host of other business leaders. Brent Hoberman, the internet entrepreneur, last night joined the debate: “Ideally it’s better to attack the team than the person, but in politics you sometimes have to decide where the policy is coming from.” Umunna said that people should pick up the phone to him if they have any issues regarding the party’s policies towards business.  “We were not spoiling for a fight or conflict. In every month of this Parliament we have sought to have a positive and constructive dialogue with business to promote a policy that will help us create wealth creation and growth….I want to build bridges and calm the waters”.  whatsapp Express KCS Tuesday 3 February 2015 9:06 pm Share More From Our Partners Brave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgKamala Harris keeps list of reporters who don’t ‘understand’ her: reportnypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.com‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.com Tags: Chuka Umunna Peoplelast_img read more

Hackney voting issues: Registration problems leave at least 100 residents unable to vote as polls open on day of General Election

first_img whatsapp Hackney voting issues: Registration problems leave at least 100 residents unable to vote as polls open on day of General Election Thursday 7 May 2015 9:13 am Share A technical error with the government’s new online voter registration system has left at least a hundred residents in Hackney unable to vote as polls opened this morning, despite registering on time.Many more who completed their registration before the 20 April cut-off date, but were not registered due to a backlog, were left unable to vote at all in today’s closely-called election. https://twitter.com/JackPressedOn/status/596378385762377729Hackney Council downplayed reports that thousands of potential voters had been affected – however the technical issue, which created a backlog in voter registration, means many people could turn up to vote at polling stations in the borough after work this evening to discover they aren’t registered.Of the hundred-odd people Hackney council are aware of who had issues, the local authority said around 60 have now been dealt with and are able to vote. Another 40 are still being dealt with. READ: Diane Abbott calls Hackney voting chaos “a disgrace”Some of these residents, who should have been contacted to provide further details of their identity between registering and polling day today – but were not – may now be unable to cast their vote.The new online voter registration system is run by the cabinet office. After voters register their details, they are sent to local authorities which match the information with that held by the department for work and pensions (DWP) for verification.In some instances where the information does not match, for example a change of name, people are asked to provide proof of identity through a passport or other documents.A spokesperson for the cabinet office told City A.M. it was aware of the situation and is working with Hackney to resolve the “small number” of cases.”Our priority is resolving the issue for those affected.”The government department would not comment on when the issue had first come to its attention.A Hackney council spokesperson told added that it believes at this stage an IT problem caused voters to appear as not registered and also for registrations made before the April deadline not to come through until last night.The backlog has also caused delays in polling cards being sent to registered voters.While a polling card is not necessary to cast a vote in the election, there could be many more residents in the area who turn up to polling stations after work and into the evening without a polling card to find they are in fact not registered.The issue has also affected up to 3,000 people who applied to vote by post, leaving even more residents unable to cast their vote, the Hackney Gazette reported.The council told City A.M. it is working on getting voters’ registrations completed up until the polls close at 10pm tonight, and had drafted in additional staff to help.The Electoral Commission, the independent body which oversees election standards, has been made aware of and was monitoring the situation. It is responsible for publishing a post-election report on how the election process is run with the ability to make recommendations to government.Hackney has two constituencies, Hackney North and Stoke Newington, and Hackney South and Shoreditch, both of which are held by Labour.Long-standing MP Diane Abbott, who is seeking re-election in Hackney North and Stoke Newington slammed the council a disgrace over the chaos. Tags: General Election 2015 by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailzenherald.comMeghan Markle Changed This Major Detail On Archies Birth Certificatezenherald.comMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity WeekPost FunKate & Meghan Are Very Different Mothers, These Photos Prove ItPost FunComedyAbandoned Submarines Floating Around the WorldComedyGameday NewsNBA Wife Turns Heads Wherever She GoesGameday NewsEquity MirrorThey Drained Niagara Falls — They Weren’t Prepared For This Sickening DiscoveryEquity MirrorOpulent ExpressHer Quadruplets Were Born Without A Hitch. Then Doctors Realized SomethingOpulent ExpressBridesBlushThis Is Why The Royal Family Kept Quiet About Prince Harry’s Sister BridesBlush Lynsey Barber Show Comments ▼ whatsapplast_img read more

European markets fall on Greece jitters ahead of IMF payment deadline

first_img whatsapp European markets fall on Greece jitters ahead of IMF payment deadline whatsapp European markets opened lower this morning after last-minute talks between European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras failed to reach a conclusion ahead of a crucial deadline on Friday. The FTSE 100 was down 0.84 per cent in early morning trading, while Germany’s Dax fell 0.68 per cent and France’s Cac 40 was down more than one per cent. The euro, meanwhile, tumbled 0.31 per cent against the dollar to $1.1240.Last night’s talks had looked encouraging after reports suggested Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande had reached an agreement with Tsipras over one of the crisis’ most crucial sticking points – targets for Greece’s primary budget surplus. Greece desperately needs to agree austerity measures with its lenders to unlock a €7.2bn tranche of bailout money ahead of a deadline for €300m of loan repayments to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday. However, there were no signs Tsipras, Dijsselbloem and Juncker had reached an agreement after a private dinner last night. Earlier in the day, Tsipras had called on Greece’s creditors to show “realism” in negotiations. This morning, Tsipras tweeted: “Our proposal continues to be the only realistic and constructive proposal. The discussions will continue.” Tags: Greek debt crisis IMF Emma Haslett Share Show Comments ▼ Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofHomemade Tomato Soup: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofWhat is ‘Ranked-Choice Voting,’ the New System for New York’s MayoralFamily ProofChicken Bao: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily Proof Thursday 4 June 2015 3:34 amlast_img read more

Upbeat Brits keen to splash holiday cash

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