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Deutsche Bank squeezes past crucial health checks but investor concerns still remain

Deutsche Bank squeezes past crucial health checks but investor concerns still remain

Finance
Investor concerns over Deutsche Bank were put to one side on Monday as the embattled German lender performed better-than-expected in the European Central Bank's (ECB) latest stress tests. Deutsche shares climbed a modest 0.2 percent in early deals after it registered a core tier 1 capital ratio of 8.14 percent at Friday evening's test. This figure is essentially the cash buffer it has in the event of a financial crisis The assessment looked at the bank's 2017 balance sheet and tested how it would stand up to the strain of what th...
Remain v Leave: Scale of Facebook ad war revealed

Remain v Leave: Scale of Facebook ad war revealed

Technology
Anti-Brexit groups are running at least twice as many adverts as major Leave campaigns on Facebook - and possibly up to 59 times more, Sky News can reveal. The two largest Remain campaigns, People's Vote and Best for Britain, are currently running 16 Facebook ads on their pages.By contrast, Leave Means Leave, the group backed by Nigel Farage, is running five ads. Leave.EU is only running two.A data set of Facebook ads over the last two-and-a-half months, seen exclusively by Sky News, presents an even starker contrast.In this period, the Best For Britain and People's Vote campaigns ran 177 ads, whereas the two largest pro-Brexit campaigns ran only three. Ahead of the Remain-supporting March for the Future taking place in London on Saturday, People's Vote and Best for Bri...
Denmark amateurs beaten 3-0 by Slovakia as country’s main stars remain in stand-off

Denmark amateurs beaten 3-0 by Slovakia as country’s main stars remain in stand-off

Sports
INEVITABLE DEFEAT The Danish senior players are refusing to play over a dispute with their FA over commercial rights Denmark fell to a 3-0 defeat while fielding amateur players for their friendly against Slovakia on Wednesday night. The nation’s first choice stars are currently refusing to sign a new national team agreement with the Danish Football Association as they are in a stand-off over commercial rights. Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen was among the group not playing As such, the country were forced to select eleven little-known players for their friendly against a strong Slovakian side in Trnava. Premier League stars Christian Eriksen, Andreas Christensen and Kasper Schmeichel missed out while Christian Offenberg, a salesman,...
Just 84 highly Amur leopards remain in the wild, study finds

Just 84 highly Amur leopards remain in the wild, study finds

Science
July 13 (UPI) -- Scientists estimate there are only 84 Amur leopards left in the wild in China and Russia. The leopards live along the southernmost border of the Primorskii Province in Russia and the Jilin Province of China, and they're highly endangered. This new estimate was recently reported in the scientific journal Conservation Letters by scientists from China, Russia and the United States. The scientists teamed up to gather information from camera traps on both sides of the border. There are no records of the leopards in other parts of its former range, so this estimate along the border represents the total global population of the subspecies in the wild, researchers say. The camera traps allow scientists to identify each leopard by its unique spot pattern, providing a precise esti...
RBI's June policy a close call, tone to remain hawkish: UBS

RBI's June policy a close call, tone to remain hawkish: UBS

Finance
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is expected to maintain the repo rate at 6 per cent in the ensuing policy review meeting next week, however, there is also a probability of a pre-emptive hike by 25 bps, says a UBS report. According to the global financial services major, the June policy review meeting is likely to be a close call, while the tone of the policy statement is expected to remain hawkish. "In its monetary policy review, scheduled for 4-6 June, we expect the MPC to maintain the repo rate at 6 per cent. However, we assign a 40 per cent probability that the MPC will pre-emptively hike rates by 25 bps in the meeting," Tanvee Gupta Jain, Economist, UBS Investment Bank said in a research note. In its first bi-monthly monetary policy for 2018-19, RBI left repo rate unchanged at 6...