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23.09.2016

Brexit process will start in early 2017, Boris Johnson says

Boris Johnson, the current British foreign minister, said that since early 2017, it will start the divorce process by the European Union and then Britain will most likely invoke Article 50. In this way the former mayor of London spoke in New York where United Nations Security Council held meeting on Syria perpetuating stalemate. He told the BBC: "The government is working towards an Article 50 letter which as you know will be produced, probably, in the early part of next year.

 
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23.09.2016

Yahoo confirms stole data from 500m accounts by hackers attack

Yahoo confirmed that personal data from at least 500 million of its user accounts has been stolen in one of history's largest ever security breaches. The company, in the statement, said that "state-sponsored actor" is behind the attack, which happened in late 2014, but was only discovered recently during investigation of another suspected attack. Yahoo didn't revealed the identity of the state.

 
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23.09.2016

Gambling online: Spain's booming market

Spain moved virtually to Las Vegas, becoming the reference country in the European gambling. The second quarter 2016 data recorded a real boom. In the period April-June the Spanish played online games € 2.73 billion, representing an increase of 2.6% compared to the first quarter of the year and even an increase of 32.8% over the same reference period of 2015. Net sales amounted to 98.8 million euro, up 56.3% on the period April to June 2015. Active player numbers rose by 31.8 percent.

 
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23.09.2016

Marriott-Starwood merger: the largest hotels chain born

Marriott International has completed the $17 billion acquisition of the Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, thus creating the largest hotel group in the world, as the note of the company suggested. Starwood shareholders will receive $ 21 in cash and 0.80 share of Marriott class A common stock for each share of Starwood common stock. Marriott intends to take the necessary steps to ensure that the Starwood debt is matched by the debt of Marriott International by the end of 2016, in order to maintain the credit rating of investment grade.

 
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23.09.2016

Italian tax system: first step to rename Agency Revenue

Reform of the tax system in Italy: Equitalia, the agency that collects taxes, will be abolished by the end of year and will be replaced by Equientrate, in essence nothing will change, or better it will be seemingly a renaming. This will be an internal department of the Agency Revenue that will redeem not only the Agency but also claims of other public administrations.

 
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22.09.2016

US jobless claims fall to lowest level since July

Applications for unemployment benefits in the US fell again in the week endend 17 September. The US labor market confirms the solidity, keeping unemployment at the lowest level since 1973. Claims slide by 8.000 units to 252 000 from 260 thousand the previous week's unrevised. Analysts' forecasts were instead for a small increase to 262 thousand units. The streak below 300k estends to 81 consecutive weeks, the longest since 1970.

 
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22.09.2016

Real is Rare, Real is a Diamond

It was one of the more unforgettable memories of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, and it had little to do with athletics. Immediately following the medals ceremony for the women’s 3-meter diving competition, Qin Xai, a member of China’s men’s diving squad, approached the silver medal winner, He Zi. Dropping to one knee, Qin popped open a box with a diamond ring inside, and before the astonished crowd and an audience of hundreds of millions, proposed marriage.

 
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22.09.2016

Juncker warns Italy about Stability Pact

The President of European Commission, Jean Claude Juncker, sends a strong and clear message to the Italian government: enough with the flexibility required because "in the Stability Pact, which must be an agreement of flexibility, have already introduced several elements of flexibility fighting against who you know "and without which elements"this year Italy could have spent 19 billion less".

 
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22.09.2016

Yahoo may confirm huge data breach

Yahoo could confirm in the coming days a data breach in the accounts of several hundred million users, as reported by Recode citing unnamed sources. The breach may affect over 200 million Yahoo accounts, including highly sensitive information such as names, passwords, birth dates or other email addresses. The confirmation would follow a Yahoo investigation into claims that surfaced in early August that a hacker with the name "Peace" was trying to sell data, as referred by USA Today.

 
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22.09.2016

Germany's 10-year-bund yields fell after FED decision

he German bunds rallied Thursday after the United States Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged and downgraded the economic outlook, encouraging investors to seek safe-haven assets. At its two-day meeting, ended on Wednesday, the U.S. central bank held its target range on short-term rates unchanged at 0.25 percent to 0.50 percent, leaving the door open for a possible rate increase in December.

 
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