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Ex-UEFA head Platini freed after being questioned over Qatar World Cup

Former head of European football association UEFA Michel Platini leaves a judicial police station where he was detained for questioning over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament, in Nanterre, France June 19, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes PARIS (Reuters) – Michel Platini, the former head of European soccer association UEFA, was freed in the […]

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UBS looks to Sumitomo Mitsui tie-up to crack Japanese wealth

ZURICH/TOKYO (Reuters) – UBS signed a joint venture deal with Sumitomo Mitsui Trust on Friday, aiming to crack a Japanese wealth management market where it has struggled to grow over the last 15 years. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss bank UBS at the company’s headquarters in Zurich February 10, 2015. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann The deal, […]

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Factbox: Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal

(Reuters) – A look at the records of Switzerland’s Roger Federer and Spain’s Rafael Nadal before their semi-final meeting at the French Open on Friday (prefix number denotes seeding): Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – June 4, 2019. Switzerland’s Roger Federer reacts during his quarterfinal match against Switzerland’s Stanislas Wawrinka. REUTERS/Vincent […]

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Nadal expects Federer onslaught in semi-final

PARIS (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal is braced for an all-out assault from Roger Federer when the two great rivals meet at Roland Garros for the first time in eight years in Friday’s French Open semi-final. FILE PHOTO – Rafael Nadal of Spain shakes hands with Roger Federer of Switzerland after winning their men’s final at […]

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PersonalFinance

UBS, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust to establish joint venture for wealth management

ZURICH/TOKYO (Reuters) – Swiss lender UBS will sign a deal with Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Trust for a wealth management tie-up in Japan, with the two aiming to establish a new company by 2021, the Japanese bank said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss bank UBS at the company’s headquarters in Zurich February 10, […]

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Investment bank environment still very fragile says UBS

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss bank UBS at the company’s headquarters in Zurich February 10, 2015. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann//File Photo ZURICH (Reuters) – Investment banking conditions have improved over recent months but remains “very fragile,” UBS Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said on Thursday, adding the Swiss lender’s own business was performing in line with the […]

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Dollar stalls near one-month high after Fed minutes

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar held near a one-month high on Wednesday after minutes from the May Federal Open Market Committee meeting showed officials agreed that their current patient approach to setting monetary policy could remain in place “for some time.” FILE PHOTO: An employee counts U.S. dollar bills at a money exchange […]

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