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It seems a no-deal Brexit is going to happen, Finland’s Prime Minister says

A no-deal Brexit looks likely, Finland’s Prime Minister Antti Rinne told CNBC Friday, though he is still hopeful that both sides of the English Channel will have good relations going forward.

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Cyberattacks against US helped fund North Korea’s weapons program, feds say

Those groups are “responsible for North Korea’s malicious cyber activity on critical infrastructure,” the Treasury said in a news release.

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New Scottish headquarters in Glasgow for whisky firm Chivas Brothers

It is part of a £500m investment by Chivas Brothers, which is also extending its Dumbarton bottling plant.

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WeWork founder Adam Neumann’s voting power curbed

The office space firm changes its structure after investor fears put its stock market debut in doubt.

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The most popular drinks at one of Britain’s biggest pub groups are non-alcoholic

JD Wetherspoon reported a rise in full year pre-tax profit on Friday, defying intensifying Brexit uncertainty.

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London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong takeover offer

London Stock Exchange has rejected Hong Kong Exchange’s $39 billion takeover offer, opting to stick with its planned purchase of data and analytics group Refinitiv.

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Pound climbs to highest level since July

Sterling rises as traders believe the risk of a no-deal Brexit is receding.

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Goldman Sachs just dramatically cut its outlook for Apple, predicts 26% downside

Goldman Sachs believes Apple faces a “material negative impact” on earnings for the accounting method it will use for an Apple TV+ trial.

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China adds US agricultural products to tariff exemptions ahead of trade talks

China plans to exclude American farm goods including soybeans from tariffs, the latest move to ease trade tensions before the two countries restart trade talks next month.

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Sterling soars to 7-week high on optimism of a Brexit breakthrough

The pound extends a week-long rally following a report that Northern Irish lawmakers are softening opposition to keeping some EU rules.